Entrepreneurial Success Stories!
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Four area small business owners will share their stories of success!
Laura Bennett, CEO & Co-Founder of Embrace Pet Insurance, has extensive experience as a health actuary and a chartered financial analyst. Bennett co-founded Embrace Pet Insurance after earning an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
Vadxx is a high tech, recycling company that converts recyclable and non-recyclable plastic into higher value energy products while realizing environmental and social benefits. This conversion process is a valuable alternative for overflowing landfills as well as reducing demand for foreign energy. Russell Cooper, Vice President of Business Development for Vadxx Energy, has participated in several entrepreneurial ventures including a SMC molding facility, an engineering services firm, and a factory in Tong Xia, China.
Intellirod Spine is developing a wireless implantable microelectronic lumbar spine fusion sensor. Richard Navarro, President & CEO of Intellirod Spine, has over 25 years of medical device and implant experience with artificial hearts, wheelchairs, operating room equipment and spinal implants.
Jose Vasquez is founder and CEO of Quez Media Marketing, and founder of Build.Brand.Blast. Quez Media Marketing utilizes technology and creativity to enable organizations to implement targeted, personalized media campaigns. Build.Brand.Blast is a collective resource for tech entrepreneurs to consult when brainstorming, creating, launching, or expanding a new business.
When & Where
Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research at the Hudson Library
The Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrpreneurship Research at the Hudson Library & Historical Society caters to small businesses, from start-ups to established concerns. We offer print and nonprint resources, an array of research databases unique to the NE Ohio area, free workshops and events with our "Entrepreneurship Series" and one-on-one business counseling.