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2011 Entrepreneurs Conference

Welcome to the annual 2011 Entrepreneurs Conference at UCLA Anderson! Come meet, listen to and network with a variety of professional and student entrepreneurs at the largest entrepreneurial event on the UCLA campus.

This year's theme is "It's the Journey" and will focus on the process of building a business. For most entrepreneurs, the journey is never over as they continue to grow, overcome obstacles and set new goals and priorities. The joy comes from the completion of a succession of steps, not the finale outcome. A variety of keynote speeches, panels and *new* case studies will highlight the thriving world of entrepreneurship in Southern California and beyond. Topics include fundraising, growing a local marketing presence, relationship-building as well as industry topics such as cleantech, new media, retail and mass customization, restaurants, education, microfinance, real estate and biotech. A fast pitch competition will also be held.

Breakfast, lunch, refreshments and happy hour will be provided. Please keep checking back as more speakers and schedules are confirmed!

Keynotes Speakers:

- Paige Craig: CEO/Co-Founder of BetterWorks, Angel Investor, Intelligence Consultant, Marine. With a wealth of diverse and adventurous life experiences, from tech investments to startups in post-war Iraq, Paige brings a unique perspective to entrepreneurship and the path to success.

- Will Kassoy: CEO of Jirbo, Inc. Former SVP, Strategic Growth at Activision Blizzard, helped oversee the company from $85M to over $4B in revenue and will talk about personal and professional growth.

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