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September 19, 2013 | 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Category: Seminar
Location: Partrich Law Auditorium
Cost: Free
Audience: Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

Escaping The Valley of Death - Surviving The Financial Rut

 

 

 

Do you know what to do when your venture runs out of its initial funding?

Join PAUL A. GLANTZ, Founder and CEO of Emagine Entertainment, the BLACKSTONE LAUNCHPAD, the Wayne State University Law Schools Program for Entrepreneurship and Business Law, WSU's Front Door, and student entrepreneurs from M-Squared Financial for our special event, "Valley Of Death: Surviving the Financial Rut", September 19th from 5:30-8pm.  We'll talk about what to do when you're looking for your next source of funds, and how to power through the tougher side of business start-up.

Student speakers sharing their valley of death experience are:

Ashur Collective - Pop culture artists and creators of the Detroit based graphic novel "Blood Money".

M-Squared Financial - A company that facilitates the efforts of young companies by assisting with their financials.

Joshi Biochemicals - Harnesses the growing power of synthetic biology to create plant or marine natural products.

PIF (The Pay-It Forward Initiative) - A non-profit organization providing real employment and empowerment opportunities for the youth in the city of Detroit.

Schedule:

5:30 PM: ....................................Network/Registration/Light Refreshments

6:00 PM: ...........Welcome/Introduction-Aubrey Agee, Blackstone LaunchPad

6:05 PM: ...........................................Joshi Biochemical (Nilesh Joshi) + Pay-It-Forward (Dom Holmes)

6:10 PM: ..........................................Ashur Collective (Kelly Guillory) + M-Squared Financial (Max Ermakov/JJ Ciennik)

6:15 PM: .........................Keynote-Paul A. Glantz, Distinguished WSU Alum

7:15 PM: ..........................................................Network/Hors D' Oeuvres

8:00 PM: ........................................................................................End

Come network and discuss how to escape the “valley of death” with the Wayne State University and Detroit entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Brought to you by Wayne State University Blackstone LaunchPad and the Wayne State University Law School Business & Community Legal Clinic.

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For more information about this event, please contact Blackstone LaunchPad at (313) 577-1533 or blackstonelaunchpad@wayne.edu.