The Sullivan Center for Business and Entrepreneurship at Wells College presents Entrepreneur Week 2017, February 27 – March 2, featuring keynote talks by highly successful entrepreneur guest speakers and the College’s 7th Student Business Idea Competition. Wells’ student participants are currently developing their original business ideas individually or in teams; they’ll present these ideas to a panel of judges at the end of the week, competing for $10,000 in prizes. All Entrepreneur Week events are scheduled to take place in the Hostetter Lecture Room (209) of Stratton Hall; admission is free and open to the public.
Prevette is the creator of startup advice community Sprouter as well as the technology news site BetaKit. She also joined forces with business leaders from top companies to co-found BrandProject, a firm investing in early-stage startups. Prevette was named one of the top entrepreneurs in North America by Inc. Magazine and one of the “Top 20 Power Elite” by Canadian Business. She is frequently in the media and has been profiled by The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Wired.
Agrawal has had a prolific career, founding innovative undergarment products THINX and ICON, the farm-to-table pizza concept WILD NY, and the new installable bidet system TUSHY. Proceeds from these organizations contribute to education in Uganda, the Fistula Foundation, Samagra, and health and entrepreneurship efforts around the world. Agrawal has written two books of advice on launching and growing a business and living a better life: “Do Cool Sh*t” and “F*ck Yes,” the latter forthcoming in 2018.
For more information about Entrepreneur Week, contact Kevin Miles, director of the Susan Wray Sullivan ’51 and Pike H. Sullivan Center for Business and Entrepreneurship, at 315-364-3270, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.