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for information on Entrepalooza 2013 which will be held on Friday,
September 20, 2013.
Innovation in Many Forms
Friday, September 21, 2012
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
School of Business at the University of Michigan
a.m.- Blau Auditorium
Welcome and Presentation of the Alumni Entrepreneur of the
Thomas Kinnear, Executive Director, Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies
Anil Arora (MBA '84), President & CEO, Yodlee
will tell the story of leading Yodlee from 10 employees in 2000 to becoming one of the leading financial
services companies in the country today, bridging the brick-and-mortar
and online worlds to deliver richer, more personalized products
and services to banking customers everywhere.
Panel Discussion Topics
- Startups: Successes and Failures (R2210)
- Innovating in Corporations (R2220)
- Financing Your New Venture (R2230)
- Launching While at School (R2240)
Afterwards, 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 in the Colloquium.
View 2012 Keynote Presentation of Yodlee President & CEO Anil Arora (MBA '84).
Entrepalooza is co-presented by the Ross School of Business Entrepreneur and Venture Club and the School's Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies.
Pre-Entrepalooza EVC Business
Sponsored by the Ross School of Business Entrepreneur and Venture
Monday, September 17, 2012
session, you will have a workshop on "Ideation Shaping and
Pitching" in which you will learn how to ideate and pitch your
business idea to investors. You will then meet fellow students
from around campus and brainstorm ideas that can be turned into a
business concept. This is also an opportunity to form teams. Once
you have picked a team and decided on an idea, you will then work
to develop your concept.
By 6 a.m. on Thursday, September 20, you
will submit a three-minute video which pitches your concept.
Thursday, Sept. 20
6:00-8:00 p.m.- Blau Auditorium
EVC Business Concept Competition
The five teams selected to present will be announced. Each team
will give a three-minute pitch and then a panel of professional
judges will conduct a three-minute question and answer session.
The winning team will receive $500 and automatic advancement to the
Venture Shaping round in Zell Lurie's Dare to Dream grant program.
The runner-up will receive a private coaching session with the
Venture Capitalists to further their idea.