2019 EforAll Summit on Inclusive Entrepreneurship

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UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center

50 Warren Street

Lowell, MA 01852

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Join entrepreneurs, city leaders, non-profits, mentors and those who serve entrepreneurs at our annual Summit in Lowell, Massachusetts.

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AGENDA

7:00-8:15AM - Registration and Breakfast

8:30-8:45AM - Welcome - Cleonie Mainvielle, Inspired Outcome, Carrie Morgridge, Morgridge Family Foundation, and David Parker, EforAll CEO

8:45-9:30AM - Fireside Chat - Gail Goodman, EforAll Board Chair, Founding CEO of Constant Contact and the Co-founder of Pepperlane. Jill Shah, President of the Shah Family Foundation and Founder, CEO of Jill's List.

9:40-10:50AM - Panel Discussions

How to Foster Inclusive Entrepreneurship in Your Community

  • Jeremiah Hernandez - Community Partnerships Manager- EforAll
  • Alex Morse - Mayor, City of Holyoke
  • Peter Taylor - President, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
  • Corean Reynolds - The Boston Foundation

Community Reflective Entrepreneurship

  • Banu Ozkazanc-Pan - Visiting Associate Professor, Brown University, UMass Boston
  • Kevin Moforte - Executive Director, EforAll/EparaTodos Lynn
  • Christianne Malone - Deputy Director, BUILD Institute
  • Kofi Callender - Executive Director, EforAll/Smarter in the City
  • Janin Duran - Executive Director, EparaTodos - Lawrence

Communicating Your Value

  • Ande Lyons - Founder, Startup Life with Ande Lyons
  • Peter Karlson - Founder and CEO, NeuEon Inc.
  • Elizabeth Hermawan - Co-founder, Swan Patisserie
  • Jorge Veloz - Owner, Pentagon Studio
  • Dawn Cordeiro - Owner, Holyoke Hummus Company

11:00-11:50AM - Entrepreneur Showcase

12:00-12:45PM - Virtual Keynote - Brad Feld, Partner, Foundry Group and the Co- founder of Techstars interviewed by Simón Rios of WBUR

12:45-1:50PM - Lunch

2:00-3:10PM - Panel Discussions

Calling All Mentors!

  • Kevin Oye, Tufts University, EforAll Lowell-Lawrence Mentor
  • Diane Martel, SPARK EforAll Holyoke Mentor
  • Kristin Leutz - Executive Director, Valley Venture Mentors
  • Rafael Fonseca - VP Product Management and Marketing, Artel Video Systems
  • Erin Hegarty - Founder, Fresh, EforAll/EparaTodos Lynn Mentor

Fundraising for Entrepreneurs

  • Larry Andrews - CEO, Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC)
  • Aja Atwood - Co-founder/CEO, Trella Technologies
  • Nate McNiff - Founder, The Wandering Stage
  • Will Gilmour - Co-founder, GotChew

Building an Inclusive Entrepreneurship Movement

  • Santiago Narino - Founding Partner, Transformative Change Partners
  • Joe Kriesberg - President, MACDC
  • Nikki Korn - Principal and Chief Strategy Officer, Cause Consulting
  • Ben Forman - Research Director, MassINC

3:30-4:00PM - Afternoon Keynote

Live recording of Mass Inc.'s Gateway Cities Podcast with Dr. Tracy Corley, Transit-Oriented Development Fellow at Mass Inc., and Luis Gonsalves, EforAll Alum and Co-founder of Juice'd Cafe 

4:00-4:15PM - Closing Remarks, EforAll CEO David Parker

THIS YEAR, WE WILL BE HOSTING OUR FIRST ENTREPRENEURS SHOWCASE!

Up to 20 EforAll entrepreneurs will showcase their business ventures. Learn more about the Summit at summit2019.eforall.org.

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About Entrepreneurship for All (EforAll): EforAll is an innovative nonprofit that partners with communities nationwide to help under-resourced individuals successfully start and grow their businesses through its unique combination of immersive business training and an extensive professional support network. Learn more at eforall.org.

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Lowell, MA 01852

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