President's Forum on Innovation & Entrepreneurship 2013
Thursday, April 18, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
"Breaking Down Barriers to Innovation & Entrepreneurship"
You're invited to attend the 6th annual President's Forum on Innovation & Entrepreneurship, hosted by the Horn Program in Entrepreneurship. The forum brings together students, faculty, alumni, entrepreneurs, investors and community members. This three-part event features the Hen Hatch finals, a fantastic main program of speakers, and an award reception & exhibition. We're also pleased to be partnering with the New Castle County Economic Development Council by including an installment of their Cutting Edge in IT Performance Management Series featuring SevOne. We welcome you to attend only the parts you desire.
Schedule of Events
Registration & Networking
Hen Hatch Finals
Bonneterie, led by Caroline LaPrise
Nemesis Autosport, led by Danielle Whitaker
Anniversary, led by Benjamin Klein & Kenneth Wallach
Alumni, Faculty & Staff Track
WholesomeOne, led by Kevin Burke, Greg Wilson, Cristie Ritz-King, Jessica Braun & Kristen Stewart
AnCatt, led by Sue Wang, Nar Wang and Jianguo Wang
Healio, led by Peter Jackson, Benjamin Arneberg, Gino Inverso, Nathan Ie & Patty Furukawa
Patrick Harker, President, University of Delaware
Dan Freeman, Director, Horn Program in Entrepreneurship
David Freschman, Founder & CEO, FashInvest
Roger Frank, Founder & Managing Director, Innovare Advisors
Trevor Owens, Founder, Lean Startup Machine
Patrick Riley, Executive Director, Global Accelerator Network
Liz Griggs, Chairman & CEO, NextImage Medical
Grace Leong, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Hunter Public Relations
Cal Amir, Founder & President, CA Advisory
Catherine Cook, Co-Founder & VP Brand Strategy, MeetMe
Tanya Bakalov, Co-Founder & SVP Operations, SevOne
Charlie Horn, Chairman, Pro Private Equity
Award Reception & Exhibition
New Castle County Economic Development Council Cutting Edge in IT Performance Management Featuring SevOne
THANK YOU to our sponsors for helping to once again offer this event free of charge!
Overview of the Horn Program in Entrepreneurship
The Horn Program serves as a leading provider of entrepreneurial education. The program: (1) provides inclusive, engaging & empowering educational programming for youths, undergraduates & graduate students; (2) raises the profile of innovation & entrepreneurship and weaves it into the University of Delaware's cultural fabric; and (3) unleashes pent up innovation by breaking down barriers & creating a robust resource ecosystem. Signature programs include: (1) Diamond Challenge for High School Entrepreneurs, (2) Startup eXperience, (3) Hen Hatch/President's Forum on Innovation & Entrepreneurship, (4) Venture Development Center, and (5) Entrepreneurial Resource Exchange & Support Network.