Founder Talk | From the Silicon Valley to the Rhein Neckar Valley
Meet Andre Marquis and Mark Searle of the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship, Haas School of Business (University of California, Berkeley). The two serial entrepreneurs will talk about how to scale up the enterprise and how to build flourishing Startup Ecosystems. The speakers will be accompanied by Erik Magdanz (Diplomat and Economic Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin). Erik (an investmen banker in Silicon Valley in his prior career) will be a great resource to learn more about how to internationalize to the US. Find more detailed bios below.
You want first hand insights from the Valley on how to scale your idea or business to success? You want to gain first hand insights from experienced serial entrepreneus leading the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley and CAL's Innovation Acceleration Group? You want to get the opportunity to share your thoughts and connect with them after the talk? Then secure your tickets now!
Andre Marquis is the Executive Director of the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship at the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley. Outside university he has a long record of starting successful venures in the biotechnology and IT areas with a particular focus on winning in markets where scalability is critical.
Mark Searle is a Senior Fellow for Global Programs at the Haas School of Business, Lester Center for Entrepreneurship, and Managing Director of the Innovation Acceleration Group in UC Berkeley’s Center for Executive Education. He led and taught Innovation and Entrepreneurship programs in various locations and served as founder of numerous successful companies.
Erik Magdanz is a Diplomat and Economic Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin. He was an investment banker in Palo Alto, California, where he managed private investments, public offerings and mergers for high-growth technology companies. His entrepreneurial experiences include companies in the semiconductor and software industries.
7:00pm Founder Talk - From the Silicon Valley to the Rhein Neckar Valley (Room O138, Castle)
Afterwards Networking in our Startup Lounge (Café L3 right across the street in L3, 9)
Complimentary refrehsments and snacks will be served (up to a certain budget).
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Tickets are free of charge but RSVP!
See you on Tuesday, October 18!
The Founder Talks by the Mannheim Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation feature experienced entrepreneurs that share their expertise with the audience.