Presentation on theme: "Mission To encourage Entrepreneurial thinking"— Presentation transcript:
1 Entrepreneur Association 1st Year Students Kick-Off Meeting September 30, 2009
2 Mission To encourage Entrepreneurial thinking through experiential learning;Take the road less traveled…“Learn. Create. Succeed.”Largest student association at UCLA Anderson800+ members last yearMBA, FEMBA and Other schools at UCLA5 flagship events6 unique programs100+ events per year (avg. 3 events per week)
4 Venture Capital Programs OfficersPresidentKaran KapoorEA BoardTreasurerEric ChengFEMBA ProgramsEntrepreneurialProgramsVenture Capital ProgramsBus. Dev &StrategyMarketingGohar GalyanSunny SaranDerek PerlmanDavid FranklinAvani PatelMike Lui
6 Entrepreneurial Programs Overview MissionTo provide experiential learning, networking, and career opportunities to students, Alumni and members of the community interested in EntrepreneurshipProgramsEntrepreneurship WeekEntrepreneurial OutreachInternship FairVistage on CampusProject EchoEA ConferenceContactDerek Perlman
7 Entrepreneurship Week What Is E-Week?E-Week is celebrated across the US in late February (Feb 22 – 26). At Anderson, it is a week of events designed to get students thinking / learning about entrepreneurship and generating new business concepts and businessesWhy Is It The Most Awesome Program?E-Week is the premier collaborative event that brings UCLA professional schools together. It is a platform for cross pollination of entrepreneurial ideas, networking, and resourcesHow Can I Get Involved?Several first year director positions (kick-off Oct. 21)MarketingSponsorship and financeOperations and logisticsLiaisons with other UCLA professional schools e.g., Engineering, Theater/Film/TV, Medical, etc.
8 EA Conference May 7, 2010 EA’s flagship event Keynote speeches from high-profile entrepreneursPanels by areas of interestOpen to the entire UCLA and professional communityOwner Manager: Ehrenreich, Smith, Thomas, AmlaniAvailable 1st Year Director PositionsPanels (16)Marketing (4)Sponsorship (4)Operations (3)Fast Pitch (2)
9 Entrepreneurial Outreach Speaker Series – Panelists & Keynotes share their storiesD48s – Price Center Board of Advisors101 Series – What you need to knowEIR – Entrepreneurship in Residence – See them in actionOwner Manager: Audrey Anhood, Cameron Drummond, Kumar Duraiswamy, James Buck JordanFirst Year Director Positions (8-10)Organize and market eventsRecruit entrepreneurs to participateGeneral (6-8), Finance (1) & Marketing (1)
10 Internship Fair Recruit start-up & entrepreneurial companies Help classmates score Cool internships and jobsNetworking opportunity!Owner Managers: Zach Poag & Nick DegnanPast Event AttendeeseSolar, the Rubicon Project, Demand Media, DesiYou…1st Year Directors NeededOperations Director (1)Company Recruiting Director (8)
11 Vistage on Campus JOIN US FOR AN INFORMATION SESSION Do you aspire to be an entrepreneur?Do you want the chance to meet some of California’s most successful entrepreneurs?Would you like to have an entrepreneurial mentor throughout your time at Anderson?Do you want to spend time with, and learn from, other current Anderson student entrepreneurs?JOIN US FOR AN INFORMATION SESSIONWednesday, September 30th (TODAY)5:00 PMRoom B313Business Casual Attire
12 Project Echo Entrepreneurial Spirit, Choice, Hands-On Opportunity Business plan competition program for local LA H.S. students mentored by Anderson studentsOwner Managers: Denise Petrulis & Kate Stephenson12 week program: Week of Nov 9 - Feb 28, 2010Full-time (12 hour commitment), part-time (6 hours), and individual lesson leaders (1-2 hours) neededMentor sign-up deadline: Oct 21Counts toward C4C volunteer hours!
14 Venture Capital Programs Overview Education and Sharing of IdeasKickoff Event Oct 5thWorks w/ organizations like EGSA Tech & Teach Coast AngelsPE industry events, learning, connection with IFA100 Series & eLabsKnapp B-Plan CompetitionTechnology IncubationVC OutreachPrivate EquityVC101E-LabsKnapp Prep SeriesKnapp Deal ReviewLogistics & Coordination of CompetitionFormally Tech TransferWork w/ HTBA, OIP, ITA, CNSI IncubatorVC Round TableVC Speaker SeriesKnapp Judge RecruitingPE Round TablePE 101 SeriesCollaborates directly w/ IFACompetition Registration Deadline is March 1st, 2010Responsible for various VC speaker events and Judge RecruitingCollaboration with All of UCLA Is the Key to Success1414
15 VC Outreach VENTURE CAPITAL ROUNDTABLE VENTURE CAPITAL SPEAKER SERIES The Venture Capital Roundtable is a premier event that attracts over 60 venture capitalists and more than 100 MBA students interested in venture capital.VENTURE CAPITAL SPEAKER SERIESWest Coast venture capitalists talk about their path into the industry, walk Anderson students through the VC investment process, and share the highs and lows of fighting on the front lines of building new businesses.OMsHimanshu Agrawal Patrick Mock, Michael Nudelman, Marcos PerezPrasanna Badrinarayanan FEMBA, Nayan Ashar EMBA, Sonal Tambe EMBAFIRST YEAR POSITIONSFour 1st Year Director Positions are available (3 MBAs & 1 FEMBA)
16 Tech IncubationEstablishing strong relations with technical community of UCLA, OIP, and Tech Coast Angels to promote innovation, learning and successful business solutionsFirst-Year Positions (2-3 Students)Graduate School/Technical Entrepreneurial Community LiaisonTech Coast Angels LiaisonNew Programs Development LiaisonContactsKumarDaidipya PatwaBrent Causey
17 E-LabsOpen forum for students to pitch their entrepreneurial ideas to other students to receive feedback and to find new team members for their business ideasOwner Managers:Ron Yang:Giancarlo Brutocao:Adhar Walia:One 1st Year Director Position is available
18 VC 101/Deal ReviewA 100 series on Venture Capital, with speakers educating and discussing on various facets of the industry.Owner Managers:Ron Yang:Giancarlo Brutocao:Adhar Walia:One1st Year Director Positions are availableVC 101 – VC Industry Overview, General Industry Q&AOct. 14VC 102 – Case Study: What happens in a pitch to VC’sNov. 10VC 103 – Current State of the VC Industry (VC Professional Panel)Jan. 11VC 104 – VC Professional Q&A SessionFeb. 15
19 Knapp Prep First and Second Quarter Engage students interested in Knapp Venture Competition through networking events and lecturesOwner ManagersRon Yang:Giancarlo Brutocao:Adhar Walia:Two 1st Year Director Positions are availableManage “roadshows” at other UCLA professional schoolsOversee Knapp Exchange Yahoo! groupPlan student-entrepreneur mixer in NovemberHelp market Knapp Venture Competition
20 There are 3 First-Year Director Positions Available Knapp CompetitionBiz plan competition for new ventures (29th year)Opportunity for Anderson students to partner with alumni, other UCLA grad students, and members of the greater LA communityJudges include VC and PE Investors, CEOs, Anderson Professors, Angel/Individual Investors, and LawyersStats: 25 Semifinalists, 5 finalists, $30K Prize MoneyKickoff: Thursday Nov 5thOwner ManagersMehran Feyz:Thomas Gaeta:Afshin Shirazian:Want to Get Involved?There are 3 First-Year Director Positions Available
21 Private Equity Owner Managers: Andrew Janko and Scott Swisher Presentation by Professor Mark Garmaise on the history of the private equity industry, current business trends, and prospective outlooks11/4/09: Private Equity 102(a)(b)Case study with senior investment professionals for PE (a) and real estate PE (b)1/19/10: Private Equity 103(a)Panel of private equity associates from Los Angeles-based firms for Q&A2/17/10: Private Equity RoundtableRoundtable networking event and cocktail party featuring 30 private equity firms4/21/10 and 5/17/10: PE Entrepreneurs Speaker SeriesEntrepreneurs who have launched their own alternative asset management firms (e.g. PE/VC fund, hedge fund, etc.) discuss the challenges they faced and share lessons of entrepreneurship in the financial services sector
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