Building a Global Network of College Entrepreneurs

College is the place for experimenting…with new ideas. That’s why governments and businesses invest so heavily in student startups: colleges bring together bright, innovative minds that push back on the status quo and work across disciplines – they’re breeding grounds for great business ideas. So if this collaboration is working so well, why aren’t we collaborating among different campuses and across borders? Panelists associated with Blackstone LaunchPad, a campus based entrepreneurship program funded by Blackstone Charitable Foundation will discuss the opportunity and challenges of connecting student entrepreneurs globally and the benefits of “thinking big” in the business world.

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John Hill

Techstars

Bill Murphy

Blackstone

Rei Wang

Dorm Room Fund/First Round Capital

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Panel

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Session

Track:

Startup Village

Level:

Beginner