The Annual PrincetonEN Conference and Business Plan Competition will be held at the Friend Center on Princeton Campus on Friday June 1, 2012 (the Friday of reunions).The conference is open to the public.
We are proud to announce Ben Lerer, CEO of Thrillist.com and Partner at Lerer Ventures as our key note speaker. Come learn how Ben started Thrillist.com and here his insight about how and why Venture Capitalists fund start-ups.
The Agenda for the Conference is as Follows:
|9:30 - 10:00am||Registration|
Welcome, Opening Remarks
Dean Vincent Poor, Engineering Princeton University
Sabrina Parsons: President of PrincetonEN
|10:15 am||Key Note: Ben Lerer Thrillist.com and Partner Lerer Ventures|
Pitch Clinic: Stop Pitching and Moaning and Start Converting Investors:Mayra Ceja from Tiger Cub Advisors will teach you how to really make your pitch count, and bring in the investment your start-up needs
Why Community Can Make or Break Your Product: Megan Berry, social media wizard, will teach you how to leverage influencers and community to grow your startup.
Lunch and Founders Panel. Learn what worked, what didn't and how these founders got to where they are today.
Business Plan Competitions Begin:
|3:30-4 pm||Cocktails and Networking|
When & Where
Princeton Entrepreneurs' Network
The Princeton Entrepreneurs' Network consists of alumni, students, faculty, and others connected to the Princeton community who are entrepreneurs, soon-to-be entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, lawyers, accountants, consultants, other professional service providers, and those otherwise interested in entrepreneurship.