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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015

Events for Wednesday, November 18

UPDATED!!  Business Displays and Poster Session Contest  (Between the Buns)
Please join us at 5:45 at BTB to vote for your favorite poster contest winners!  Prizes will be announced throughout the evening.

Clarkson students, faculty, and staff have an opportunity to showcase their business or idea as well as to network, find customers, or look for talent to join their team. Reservations are required to ensure you’ll have space for your business. Alumni will be judging the posters for categories TBD, peers, staff and faculty will be judging for a fan favorite.  Prizes will be given out at Pitch Night. Click Here to Register.

So...You Want to Join the Startup Scene? (12:00pm- 1:00pm- Petersen Board Room)

Interested in joining a startup, but don't have an idea? Join us for lunch with Wasabi Ventures co-founder TK Kuegler and explore the Commercialization Academy, a program that helps launch new ventures using high-potential Air Force technologies and also helps match students with jobs at startups! Lunch will be provided by the Shipley Center for Innovation.  All are welcome!  

Alumni Happy Hour (5:00-6:00pm, Between The Buns- Upstairs)

Area Alumni are welcome to come out and spread their entrepreneurial spirit as we host Happy Hour prior to Pitch Night! 

Pitch Night (6:00-7:30pm, Between The Buns- Upstairs)
5 student companies will have the opportunity to pitch their company and get peer and alumni feedback.  The winners of the Poster Session will be announced during the evening, you must be present to win! Cash prizes! If you're interested in pitching, email

RBI Team at William Paterson University (Wednesday-Friday, New Jersey)
Cheer for the Clarkson Speed Selling team as they participate in the Russ Berrie Institute for Professional Sales (RBI) sales challenge. In this three day event, top sales students from across the country meet with representatives from major corporations for an exciting sales competition designed to: Hone Sales Skills, Receive Valuable Knowledge, Make Connections, Sales Call Role-Play and Speed Selling.

Clarkson University Roundtable- Entrepreneurship: A Clarkson Perspective (Rochester, NY)
President Tony Collins and Karen Collins are inviting Rochester area alumni to an evening of dining and sprits featuring a leadership discussion moderated by President Collins himself.

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