San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
KCBS and Canon MAXIFY Printers invite you to the Small Business Grant Challenge! Join us Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center and learn more about growing your business, network, and watch the finalist companies pitch and compete for a $10,000 Small Business Grant.
KCBS Small Business Grant Challenge
presented by Canon MAXIFY Printers
Thursday, March 2, 2017
4:30PM – 7:00PM
505 Howard Street, Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94105
HOSTED BY STAN BUNGER
– KCBS MORNING SHOW ANCHOR
Network with Small Business Owners & Sponsors 4:30PM – 5:30PM
Guest Presentation 5:30PM – 5:45PM
Amy Wilkinson - CEO and founder of Ingenuity, Lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business and author of "The Creator’s Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs". She advises executives and emerging leaders around the world on how to master the skills that underlie entrepreneurial success.
Small Business Challenge Presentations 5:45PM – 6:45PM
MEET THE JUDGES:
Nicola Corzine, Executive Director at Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center Nicola brings over 15 years of strategic business development and entrepreneurial thought leadership programming experience to the NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center, most recently in her role as Deal Manager for the Band of Angels, a position she held since 2004. Nicola is also a Partner in the 2009 Acorn fund which includes investments in Practice Fusion, Niveus Medical, Materna, CrowdOptic and Flywheel, one of the biggest names in the E-hailing industry and nScaled (acquired by Acronis).
Vincent Chang, Senior Manager, SmartNews, and YEx Advisory Board Member, Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center Vincent leads communications and community for SmartNews, the award-winning news discovery app. Over the past decade, he’s advised dozens of startups and brands on how to tell their best story—from LendingClub to MySpace, Nokia to Coca-Cola. He also worked on the movie MIAMI VICE and helped NASA research water on Mars.
Christian Anderson, advisory board member of the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center. With a decade of Wall Street investment banking experience, Christian was vice president before the age of 30, and completed $13 billion in capital market transactions. Coinciding with her financial roots, she is an angel investor in women-led startups. Currently, Christian is the Director of Venture Design at Meyerhoffer Inc., an award winning industrial design firm. In managing the firm’s investment IoT startup portfolio, she already has the success of the portfolio’s med-tech company (Invuity) going public, and another current success, Latch ($10.5M, Series A).
In addition, she manages the overall business development with luxury and corporate clientele.
Small Business Challenge Winner
$10,000 Check Presentation 6:45PM – 7:00pm