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2/18: Vanderbilt Entrepreneurship Conference 2022

February 18, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

You’re Invited! Join the C4E for its fourth annual Vanderbilt Entrepreneurship Conference on Friday, February 18th. We’re pleased to hold the conference both in-person and virtually for those who are not in the Nashville area.

The Vanderbilt Center for Entrepreneurship invites students, alumni, entrepreneurs, investors, and friends to participate in a one-day in-person and virtual conference focused on the challenges and rewards of business creation and growth.

Our entrepreneurial ecosystem in Nashville and the greater Vanderbilt community is rapidly growing. In partnership with The Wond’ry and OVEC, the Center for Entrepreneurship is proud to foster this growth and innovation by bringing you a dynamic lineup of expert speakers and panelists dedicated to sharing their stories and insights to help you succeed.

A few of our 2022 VEC Speakers include:

  • Shawn Johnson East: Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics, New York Times best selling author, content creator, and Co-Founder of toy boutique, Teddy & Bear.
  • Andrew East, BA ’14 and MBA ’15: NFL athlete, content creator, Managing Director of Charmides Capital, and Co-Founder of toy boutique, Teddy & Bear.
  • Jerome Edwards, MBA ’04: Seasoned healthcare entrepreneur and Co-Founder, President & CEO of CardioNXT, Inc, a medical technology company dedicated to improving outcomes in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias.
  • Kendra Kawala, BA ’13: Co-Founder & COO of Maker Wine, award-winning wine from the nation’s best small producers, in the perfect single-serving pour.

A full lineup and schedule for the day will be announced shortly.

You won’t want to miss this opportunity to engage with others like you, make new connections, and walk away with actionable insights designed to elevate you and jumpstart your business.

Register Today!

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February 18, 2022
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Vanderbilt Center for Entrepreneurship


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