Grinspoon, Garvey & Young Entrepreneurship Conference 2019

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MassMutual Center

1277 Main St.

Springfield, MA 01103-1901

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Friday, November 1, 2019

8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
MassMutual Center, Springfield, MA

Conference Schedule:

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration Entrepreneur Exhibits and Opportunities

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Welcome & Interactive Session for Students

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Break & Entrepreneur Exhibits and Opportunities

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Breakout Session 1

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break & Entrepreneur Exhibits and Opportunities

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Breakout Session 2

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Break & Entrepreneur Exhibits and Opportunities

12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Breakout Session 3

12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Luncheon & Keynote Speaker


Emily Levy, CEO and Co-Founder Mighty Well

Emily Levy is an award-winning social impact entrepreneur and patient advocate through her work as the CEO and Co-Founder of Mighty Well. Mighty Well creates innovative products in the emerging Adaptive Wear market that is focusing on inclusivity in the chronic illness and disability communities which affects 1 in 3 Americans. As patients and caregivers ourselves, we apply sportswear fabric technology to the medical industry and building a digital supportive community of Friends in the Fight for our consumers. Levy and team are leading the global charge of helping patients and caregivers turn sickness into strength with the vision of Mighty Well being the Under Armour of Health Care.

Levy is a graduate of Babson College, Class of 2016, with a scholarship for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership. Levy has participated in world-class business programs including the Morgan Stanley's Innovation Lab, MassChallenge, and is the 2019 Cartier Women's Initiative North American Finalist.

While Emily does love speaking and inspiring health care professionals, she loves her husband, Yousef, and dog, Olive, more. Together, they live in New York City.

Get a sneak peak at what Emily has to share in this VIDEO

Session Topics: (subject to change)

Idea Madness

Effective Strategies for Networking and Creating Your Personal Brand

Entrepreneurial Resilience

How We Did It: Grinspoon Award Winners Tell Their Stories

Building a Team

Curiosity: The Fuel That Sparks Entrepreneurship

Emerging Markets: Cannabis, Beer & Wine

Shark Tank

Totally Fun: Create and Lead an Organization

Female Founders

Pop-up Advice Space

Shark Tank

Crowdfunding 101

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Keep in touch: #GrinspoonEI

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Special Thanks To This Year's Sponsors:

Gold Sponsors-

UMass Amherst Isenberg MBA

Smith College/Conway Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center

Silver Sponsors-

AAA Pioneer Valley

Northwestern Mutual

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MassMutual Center

1277 Main St.

Springfield, MA 01103-1901

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