Howard Hoffman Distinguished Lecture Series: Startup Success Stories
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
Are you a student at GW?
Aspire to start your own business?
Inspired by GW and collegiate success stories?
...this Howard Hoffman Distinguished Lecture Series is for YOU!
Wednesday, February 13
6:00-7:00pm | Outside Funger 103
Lecture and Q&A
7:00-8:00pm | Funger 103
Please welcome Duke Chung, Chairman and Co-founder of Parature, and Junaid Shams, Co-founder of GSM Nation, for a discussion about initial ideas, startup benefits and drawbacks, funding, and life after launch.
A reception with complimentary food and beverage will take place in the common area outside Funger 103, followed by a brief lecture from Mr. Chung and Mr. Shams, and ending with Q&A from the audience.
Parature is the leading provider of cloud-based social and customer engagement solutions that empower organizations to deliver more efficient and effective customer service and support across more channels including social media. Parature has been featured in numerous publications and has received awards, including those of 2012: Deloitte's Fast 500; CUSTOMER Magazine Social Business Award honoree; Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies; CRM Magazine Service Leaders Award; CRM Watchlist Award; Best of Vienna Award; and Duke Chung was named a CIT GAP 50 Entrepreneur Award Winner.
GSM Nation is a rapidly expanding wireless retail and services company aiming to encourage the U.S. wireless industry to shift away from binding contracts and to improve online shopping that goes beyond simple retail and includes complete transparency. GSM Nation has been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, Forbes, empact 100, Bloomberg Businessweek, and FOXCT, and conducts business around the globe in locations such as Australia, Germany, United Kingdom and the U.S.
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