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Learning Lunch: The Entrepreneur's Path - Persistence

GSA Technology Council

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

Greenville, United States

Learning Lunch: The Entrepreneur's Path - Persistence

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There are lots of people who style themselves as entrepreneurs, but find it hard to put in the work. Then there are the people who have become entrepreneurs again and again, even when it involves a lot of hard work. We think we can learn the most from persistent serial entrepreneurs. They’ve hit the wall more than most and when it’s the third time around, no one calls it luck. If you think listening to someone who has had success and failure (and success again) and managed to make it big, then you are not going to want to miss lunch in October.

We have Michael Watts, an experienced executive and entrepreneur, joining us this month to guide us through his experience of building innovative companies from the ground up. He'll cover his involvement in the early days of the microprocessor with his first company ($50 million in revenue in 6 years), the invention of DVR technology with his second company ($10 million in 2 years) and a pivotal technology in the Iraq War with his third company, Force Protection Industries Inc. ($1.2 Billion in 5.5 years).

If you call yourself (or are planning to call yourself) an entrepreneur, this a learning lunch you’ll want to learn from.


The Entrepreneur's Path

a GSATC Learning Lunch

with Guest Presenter: Michael Watts, Principal at Watts Engineering Labs


Agenda

11:30 - 11:55 Registration, Networking, Lunch
11:55 - 12:10 Announcements
12:10 - 12:50 Presentation
12:50 - 1:00 Door Prizes, Adjourn

This meeting features easy access from I-385, plenty of free parking, ample networking opportunities, a great presentation, and door prizes. Plan to attend.


Onsite registration is available. Lunch is $25 at the door.

Have questions about Learning Lunch: The Entrepreneur's Path - Persistence? Contact GSA Technology Council

When & Where

670 Verdae Blvd
Greenville, 29607

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)


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GSA Technology Council

The GSA Technology Council provides networking, education, business development, and community service opportunities to technology professionals and entrepreneurs through it’s technology newsletter, monthly meetings, job fair, and FastTrac training.

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