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HPU to Join the World in Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week

Posted on November 15, 2013.

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 15, 2013 – High Point University students, local entrepreneurs and investors will celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, the world’s largest celebration of innovators and job creators, Nov. 18-22 with a series of events on the HPU campus. Events are free and open to the public.

“We invite students to network with and learn from local entrepreneurs through the events, have the opportunity to introduce their business ideas to the HPU community and get feedback from local entrepreneurs and investors,” says Lou Anne Flanders-Stec, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and assistant professor of entrepreneurship.

The week’s events include:

• A roundtable of entrepreneurs and investors from 6 – 7 p.m. on Nov. 18 in Phillips 120 on HPU’s campus. The event is free and open to the public.

• An Elevator Pitch Competition, where students can pitch their business ideas, starting at 6 p.m. on Nov. 19 in Phillips 120 on HPU’s campus. The event is free and open to the public.

• Kristina Fuller, from Crafted in downtown Greensboro, will discuss her experience of opening two successful restaurants by the age of 29 from 6 – 7 p.m. on Nov. 20 in Phillips 120. The event is free and open to the public.

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