Entrepreneur Clubs and Groups
Seattle Entrepreneurs is an educational resource and networking group for Northwest area entrepreneurs. Our informative events help entrepreneurs launch new businesses, meet new potential business partners, gain funding, market their ideas, and grow to the point of hiring employees and beyond, and even prepare for an exit, such as an IPO. Seattle Entrepreneurs is a social enterprise so revenue generated goes toward Global Music Project, a 501©(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to unite people through music and cultural awareness. To catch the next event, or for more info about Seattle Entrepreneurs, go to http://www.meetup.com/entrepreneurs.
MIT Enterprise Forum is widely recognized as an innovative worldwide organization fat loss factor program reviews supporting high tech entrepreneurs through creative programs that educate and inspire, and provides an arena in which tech executives can learn and expand their networks. It has programs in both Seattle and Bellevue. Details at the MITEF website Next event: September 24th Enterprise Forum on Social Media & Democracy http://www.mitwa.org/events/enterprise-forum-program/social-media-and-democracy
Offices and Meeting Rooms
Coming events for Game Startup Game Startup Workshop “Going Indie” - Hosted by: Washington Interactive Network Tuesday, May 15th, 2012, 5:30pm - 7:30pm Held at Bungie Studios in Bellevue, WA
Thinking about starting your own independent company? Working that day job and moonlighting on your own game? What are the first steps you need to take? What partners do you need to have on your team to make it happen? Hear it from the people who have been there before. Our panel of indie founders will share their war stories so you can learn from their hard won successes. If you are looking for a like-minded folks to team up and go indie, we will have plenty of networking afterward.
5:30 pm - Registration Open & Networking 6:00 pm - Program Start
For more information go to: www.GameStartup101.com
Workshop Cost: $35.00; $40.00 on Tuesday, May 15th To register: http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1008795
Coming Events from EFactor Seattle Event Title: EFactor Presents: Marc Nager - Startup Weekend
Description: Meet Marc Nager, founder of Startup Weekend and CEOs of Global Music Project, Toolz, GlobalMojo, and more. This amazing panel will be speaking about the startup scene in Seattle, how they built their successful business, and will be giving key advice to future entrepreneurs. Join us and learn how Marc made Startup Weekend into the #1 international startup event that it is moving companies today. This rare opportunity will also allow you to network with Marc and the panelists, and get to know your fellow Seattle entrepreneurs.
* Networking hour will be held at the beginning and end of the event, with Q & A with speakers * Food & drinks will be served * Win great prizes with Business Card Raffle Contest * Tickets are $15 online; $20 at the door. Hurry and sign up online to save $5!
***Students get 25% discount through EFactor EDU, where students can find international internships and build their startup!
Location & Date: Aug 25, 2011 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brockey Confrence Center - South Seattle Community College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, Washington 98106 United States
Contact information: Tatiana Afanasyeva at firstname.lastname@example.org
Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Washington and of the Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. A former securities lawyer and financial analyst, he has also held positions at Perkins Coie, Jones Day, UrbanEarth.com, Salomon Brothers, The Prudential Home Mortgage Company, Mellon Bank, Priority Investment Management and Duquesne Capital Management. Geoff is a graduate of the The University of Michigan Law School, the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Notre Dame.
PANELIST: Wesley Chan (Investment Partner, Google Ventures) Wesley Chan is an early employee and fun-loving entrepreneur at Google, where he is tasked with scouting new opportunities and turning them into disruptive billion dollar businesses. Two of his favorite products he’s founded and launched include Google Analytics and Google Voice. Wesley is currently an Investment Partner on the Google Ventures team. Wesley is a recipient of Google’s founder award–the company’s most prestigious recognition–for leading the development of Google Toolbar and building out Google’s early client efforts. Wesley also holds several patents from his work on starting the business for targeted display advertising at Google. Additionally, Wesley has held positions as a research lead at HP Labs, a Program Manager at Microsoft, and holds both Masters and Bachelor degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT where he did his graduate research at the Media Laboratory. In his spare time, Wesley also serves as Google’s Chief Photographer Emeritus at sports betting online 365. His favorite camera is the Canon EOS-5D Mark II.
PANELIST: John Sangiovanni, (Co-founder, Zumobi) John SanGiovanni has more than eight years of experience as a wireless strategist and mobile user interface designer. He is to blame for Zumobi’s obsession with design and to-the-nanosecond interest in technical and cultural trends. Before Zumobi, John was Technical Evangelist and Program Manager for Microsoft Research, where he managed external academic research funding in the areas of mobile technologies and user interfaces. In this role, he filed several patents concerning information visualization, hardware interfaces and interaction techniques for next-generation mobile devices, some of which provide the foundation for Zumobi’s core user experience . Before joining Microsoft, John worked on the Advanced Technology Learning Solutions team at PPI/Knowledge Universe and worked in Studio Entertainment for the Walt Disney Company. John has a Bachelor of Science in Advertising and a concentration on Computing from the University of Florida.
PANELIST: Colin Prior, (CEO, Reaxion) A seasoned technology executive and serial entrepreneur successfully driving organizations from start-up to the next level, Colin engineered the merger of Reaxion Corp and Mobliss Inc to form a fast moving mobile technology firm as mobile games publisher and supplier of mobile application development services. Colin is the founder and former CEO, CTO and Chairman of NetReflector, a highly successful customer satisfaction measurement solutions company. Prior to Reaxion and NetReflector, Colin developed and implemented the first
About the Northwest Entrepreneur Network
The Northwest Entrepreneur Network, with 750 members, is a nonprofit, membership organization dedicated to helping entrepreneurs succeed. With over 65 programs a year, NWEN produces educational and networking events that provide entrepreneurs with the tools and connections they need to build and grow their companies. In addition to free monthly Think Tanks, NWEN offers monthly Breakfast Buzz events, networking events such as Pub Nights, and interactive and in-depth workshops. For more information about the Northwest Entrepreneur Network, call (206) 902-4078 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (206) 902-4078 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or visit www.nwen.org. code rio rio orange live jasmin live show Pokemon