Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship Fall Events

Daryl Bryant '00 will come back to Montclair State on September 20 to speak about crowdfunding.

The Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship opened earlier this year and serves the entire Montclair State University community, including current students, alumni and faculty/staff. The Center is also a resource for the New Jersey business community, especially startups and entrepreneurs. It offers free events that bring exciting entrepreneurs onto campus to discuss their work. Below are some of the upcoming free events for fall 2013. Alumni are encouraged to attend.

Friday, September 20
“Crowdfunding – What’s the Latest Thinking/Insight on the Implementation of the JOBS Act?”
8:30 a.m. Networking breakfast
9:00 a.m. Program begins
Montclair State University, University Hall, Conference Center, 7th Floor

This crowdfunding seminar will provide an insightful look at the latest developments and potential impact resulting from implementation of the JOBS Act. The crowdfunding ecosystem is rapidly growing and there is a vast amount of energy pouring into the crowdfunding space as a result of the JOBS act.  There are myriad issues which still need to be addressed as numerous organizations begin to shift their business models to take advantage of crowdfunding opportunities.  An enormous amount of resources and capital are at stake.  This seminar will bring together key players – national leaders -- from the various disciplines invested in equity/debt funding of start-ups, including investors, start-ups, broker-dealers, legal-regulatory and crowdfunding portals & platforms.  Participants in this seminar will walk away with fresh insights and an enhanced perspective on crowdfunding opportunities.

Confirmed speakers:

Kim Wales, founder, Wales Capital; founding member and board member of CFIRA 

Zak Cassady-Dorion, partner, Crowdfund Capital Advisors
Jonathan Sandlund, founder, www.thecrowdcafe.com

Douglas S. Ellenoff, member, Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP

Daryl H. Bryant ’00, Founder and CEO, StartupValley

For more information, visit http://startup.montclair.edu/entrepreneurship/events/general/2067.

Monday, September 30
Meetup featuring Jeffrey Leventhal, co-founder of Work Market, and Matt Bars, co-founder of Intelliquit
6:00 p.m Open networking
6:45 p.m. Presentation begins
Montclair State University, University Hall, Conference Center, 7th Floor

For more information, visit http://startup.montclair.edu/entrepreneurship/events/general/2223.

Tuesday, October 8
Seth Goldman, president and TeaEO of Honest Tea
7:00 p.m.
Montclair State University, University Hall, Conference Center, 7th Floor

For more information, visit http://startup.montclair.edu/entrepreneurship/events/general/2155.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear real-life stories of entrepreneurship. These business leaders will be speaking about their first-hand experiences with starting and building businesses.


Entrepreneurship Certificate Offered

Want to start a business, or just learn how to think like an entrepreneur? A new entrepreneurship certificate program is being launched this fall. To learn more about the 3-course certificate, visit http://startup.montclair.edu/entrepreneurship/the-program/entrepreneurship-certificate.