Come back soon for information on Entrepalooza 2014 which will be held on Friday, September 12, 2014.

Entrepalooza 2013: Accelerate You
Friday, September 20, 2013
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Colloquium, Sixth Floor
Lunch and Learn for UM students only

U-M students are invited to a 'Lunch & Learn' Networking Session to meet with entrepreneurs and investors for round table discussions on entrepreneurial topics. Lunch will be provided.

12:30 - 1:00 p.m.
Registration, Networking, Refreshments
(Winter Garden)

1:00 p.m.- Blau Auditorium
Welcome, Presentation of the Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Announcement of Zell Lurie Scholars  
Stewart Thornhill, Executive Director, Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies

1:15 p.m.
Keynote Speaker
Adam Lilling (BBA ’92)
founder, Launchpad LA
Founder and Managing Partner, Plus Capital
Co-founder and CEO, BiggerBoat
Founder and CEO of Pentagon CDs & Tapes
Come hear Adam Lilling talk about Launchpad LA, one of the most successful accelerators in the country. Launchpad LA offers entrepreneurs $100,000, free office space in Santa Monica and a massive network of mentors, investors and advisors. Lilling will also share his tales of founding Pentagon CDs & Tapes, one of the Internet's first online retailers of music and video and successfully selling it to Virgin Entertainment Group. More recently, Lilling founded BiggerBoat, a vertical search and ad network for entertainment. Lilling's newest endeavor is founding Plus Capital, an early stage venture capital fund based in Los Angeles. Adam is an investor in and board member or board advisor to transformatiive companies including ZEFR/Movieclips, Prevoty, Scopely, 20Jeans, ShareThis, MoviePass, BigFrame, IconicTV, Triptrotting and MediaNet.

View 2013 Keynote Presentation of Adam Lilling (BBA '92)Co-founder, Launchpad LA and Founder, PlusOne Capital and Pentagon CDs & Tapes.


2:15-3:15 p.m.
3:30-4:30 p.m. (Repeating)

Panel Discussion Topics
- Starting Up and Growing Your Business (R1210)
- Pathways to Entrepreneurship (R1230)
- Early Stage Financing (R1240)

Presented by the Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies and the student-led Entrepreneur & Venture Club at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan

Post-Entrepalooza Mingle ‘n’ Match at Ross
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Colloquium, Sixth Floor

The Zell Lurie Institute, Ann Arbor SPARK and the Center for Entrepreneurship invite you to mingle with other entrepreneurial-minded students and community members and find team members. The event begins with informal mingling, followed by a series of one-minute pitches by those interested in finding team members. If you are interested in presenting, please send an email with your name, company or project name (if applicable), and a 1-2 line description of your business or idea to:

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