May 2012 Forum: Do You Have What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur?
Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
Irvine, United States
The Entrepreneur’s Trek –
Do You Have What it Takes?
Do you have the heart and guts of a true entrepreneur? What are you willing to do to change the way we do business? Don’t wonder any longer. Come meet Founder and CEO, Tracy DiNunzio, of Recycled Media during her fireside chat with Shaheen Sheik-Sadhal, TCVN EC Member. Learn just how much Tracy kicked down the sides of the proverbial box to build the world’s largest wedding marketplace. From fine artist to entrepreneurial disruptor, Tracy’s journey is a lesson for all of us on how not to watch life pass by from the sidelines.
Tracy DiNunzio (@RecycledBride): Tracy DiNunzio is the founder of Recycled Media, a company that's on a mission to turn every woman's closet into a store. Recycled Media's first property, RecycledBride.com, is the world's largest wedding marketplace. Its next website, StyleTrader.com, is a place for women to buy, sell, and swap anything in their closets, and is slated to launch in May 2012. Investors and advisors include Dany Levy (founder of Daily Candy), Mark Suster, and Dave McClure. Tracy began her career as an artist and discovered her passion for technology and media when she started Recycled Bride in 2009. She bootstrapped the company to profitability by renting out her bedroom on Airbnb and sleeping on her couch. She is now a sought-after speaker and media personality, as well as an SEO and customer acquisition expert and consultant.
Shaheen Sheik-Sadhal (@EsseLaw): Merging her passion for social justice, her love of the law, and her entrepreneurial spirit, Shaheen Sheik-Sadhal founded Esse Law Group (www.esselaw.com). The boutique firm’s mission it is to shift American business to a new sustainable economy and serves pioneering clients that forge their core business model with social responsibility.
$25 for non-TCVN Members pre-registration
$35 at the door/day of event
FREE for TCVN Members!
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Tech Coast Venture Network
TCVN is one of Southern California’s premier technology business networks. Through a wide variety of forums, pitch sessions, workshops, and other networking events, we bring together entrepreneurs and resources from every facet of the technology and startup landscape.