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Global Entrepreneurship Week embraces Penn State’s year around celebration of entrepreneurship.

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Tuesday, November 17 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
So you want to be a successful entrepreneur?

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Highly pragmatic trips & traps from the trenches. IST237 Digital Entrepreneurship 

Common mistakes entrepreneurs make and how to avoid them - How to identify critical assumptions that can kill your idea - When to start speaking with target customers. (Hint: it's sooner than you think). - Understanding your customer need/problem (tricks, tools, advice) - Calculating your market size and understanding the competition - Open Q&A

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Lee Erickson

Penn State College of IST
Lee teaches digital entrepreneurship classes in the College of IST and is responsible for developing curriculum, activities, and events for aspiring entrepreneurs. Prior to joining IST, Lee was co-founder and CEO of Erickson Barnett (EB) a full-service marketing agency specializing in B2B technology marketing. Clients included AT&T, New Enterprise Associates, Columbia Capital, VeriSign, and The Kauffman Foundation. In 2007, Lee created a... Read More →

Speakers
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Steve Barsh

Chief Innovation Officer and Managing Director, DreamIT Ventures
Steve Barsh is Chief Innovation Officer and Managing Director - Health for Dreamit. Steve has over 30 years of experience launching, leading and building multi-national companies as well as early stage venture work. He has helped launch dozens of companies that have generated $400+ million in value. He has extensive experience working with entrepreneurs, scientists and physicians on rapid identification and de-risking of critical make-or-break... Read More →


Tuesday November 17, 2015 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library University Park

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