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Venture Camp: Entrepreneurship Summer Series

Startup Mason

Weekly Event - Every Wednesday: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Arlington, VA

Venture Camp: Entrepreneurship Summer Series

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If you've considered entrepreneurship as a career you must join us at Venture Camp this summer.

This 3 part series focuses on entrepreneurship and startups. Each session will offer college and grad students, interns and young professionals the opportunity to learn cutting edge concepts, hear from leading practitioners and build their entrepreneurial networks. After each event we will head out to one of Arlington's local meet up spots for networking and more fun.

  • The first session (Weds 18 July) will cover crowdfunding and will feature entrepreneurs and innovators that have successfully raised money on crowdsourcing sites. Will you be the next Pebble? (they raised over $10 million via a crowdfunding website) Take you first steps to crowdfunding success with us.

            Featured Speakers:
            Jonathan Aberman, Founder, Amplifier Ventures
            Alice Ning, Founder, TapCaps
            Frank Petricoin, Founder, Bindle Bags
            Carl Pierre, Writer, In The Capital

  • The second session (Weds 25 July) will explore the benefits of choosing to work at a startup versus joining a traditional organization.  Are you ready for this ride? Is now the time to join and take the plunge? Hear from experienced entrerpeneurs about the entrepreneurial career options.
            Featured Speakers:
            Jonathan Aberman, Founder, Amplifier Ventures
            Clara Conti, serial entrepreneur, Springboard Alum
            Kevin Hailstock, CEO, Web Emerse
            Yanik Silver, entrepreneur and author, Maverick Startup
            Carla Valdez, Co-Founder, TheFort.VC
  • Our last session (Weds 1 August) will uncover the role that universities and colleges can play in helping you launch your career as an entrepreneur. What can we learn from Facebook, Google, Nike, and other campus based startups? What is available to everyone in the DC Metro (NoVa, MOCO, Baltimore etc)
            Featured Speakers:
            Adam Zuckerman, Founder, Foster.ly
            Jim Chung, Director, George Washington University Office of Entrepreneurship
            Ben Hatten, Vice President, Everfi
            David Miller, Director, Mason's Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Professor, GMU
            More TBA
            

Complete all three events and you'll be on your way to the top of the entrepreneurial food chain with a great group of people in your orbit.

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Email David J. Milller (david@masoninnovation.org) or Ryan Braden (RyanBraden@gmail.com) with any questions on tickets or sponsorship opportunities.

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GMU Founders Hall
3351 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201

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