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Global Entrepreneurship Week Penn State celebrates the Community of Entrepreneurship. Penn State and the communities surrounding the campuses that are emerging as a vibrant collective of independent thinkers who work together to get important things done. This is the vision of community enabling a better world through collective effort.

At University Park each day has a theme: Go Freelance!, Social Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship Innovation, Entrepreneurial Women, Start-Up Shake-Up.  Keynotes are from noon-1:00 (except Wednesday) and master classes follow the keynotes. Perspective Panels, 3-5 experienced entrepreneurs talk about their successes and failures, are held from 3:00-4:00. From 4:30 to 6:30 every day you will find workshops.  New Leaf Initiative  sponsors networking opportunities every day from 6:30-8:00 followed by Flavor Flights, sponsored by the CBICC, every evening from 8:00-9:30.

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Tuesday, November 15 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
UP--Expanded Class--From Ideation to Walmart: Meet Stick-in-the-Mud

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This talk will detail the inventor's journey from coming up with a fresh water fishing accessory, to manufacturing it in China, to selling it to Walmart and other outlets in the United States and beyond. 

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Frank Koe

Associate Professor, Engineering Entrepreneurship, Penn State College of Engineering
Frank Koe, Ph.D., has held positions as Director of The Design Center at Philadelphia University, Vice President and Director of Restoration (an intrapreneurial venture he initiated) at Scalamandre where projects included The White House, restoration of the Andrew Johnson Suite in... Read More →


Tuesday November 15, 2016 5:30pm - 6:30pm EST
262 Willard Building University Park
  UP-Intrapreneurship & Innovation, Expanded Classes and Clubs
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