The Center for Entrepreneurship hosts events for alumni and students for continued learning and growth.
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Virtual: Launching a Venture – HSTN, Your Smart Home Control Center
November 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Gain insight into Owen’s strategy for helping develop successful entrepreneurs led by Michael R. Burcham, Senior Lecturer of entrepreneurship, & Faculty Director, Center for Entrepreneurship in conversation with his students, Travis Welwood (MBA’21), Rowdy Vass (BA’11, MBA’21), whose team developed a solution and business plan for the Smart Home market that garnered a virtual $1.1 million from angel investors. This is the first session of Owen Forward, a weeklong virtual celebration featuring students, alumni, and faculty.
Owen Forward comprises student-led presentations on our educational impact, faculty-driven dialogue, innovative ideas being explored in our centers and programs, a behind-the-scenes look at the renovation and expansion of Management Hall, and exclusive market insights from thought-leaders in our alumni network. Open to the entire Owen and Vanderbilt community, the event comprises a keynote address and daily hour-long sessions, with time allotted at the end for Q&A.