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LLC to C-Corp to B-Corp: Transformation of a serial entrepreneur, and why the world needs more social entrepreneurs
Nov. 21, 2014
Davis Smith, a serial entrepreneur (founder and co-CEO of Baby.com.br, Brazil’s leading ecommerce retailer in the baby space; and now founder and CEO of Cotopaxi based in the U.S.), discusses his transition from small business owner to CEO of a large venture-backed corporation, and then to his most recent startup which is aiming to tackle global poverty through business. He will address the emergence of Benefit Corporations and the need for business leaders to start thinking beyond their bottom line in this tutorial as part of the Wharton Entrepreneurs Workshop series. Register HERE.
Entrepreneurs Summit, Wharton | San Francisco
Dec. 10, 2014
The founders, investors, and professionals shaping the entrepreneurial and capital landscape will gather at the Entrepreneurs Summit, Wharton | San Francisco, the epicenter of entrepreneurship, to build relationships and create opportunities. With more than 150 thought leaders, business professionals, and investors from across the globe, the summit provides an outstanding educational experience combined with one of the best networking opportunities for entrepreneurs. Over the course of the program, industry leaders will participate in four panels, speeches, and breakout sessions that address issues affecting early stage, growth stage, and industry leading entrepreneurial companies. For more information and to register, click HERE.
The Journey to CMO: Lessons from BevMo!'s CMO Francesca Schuler, WG'97 -- A Wharton Women's Event
Dec. 11, 2014
Join Wharton students, alumna, prospective students and professional women for an evening of networking and discussion. With more than 20 years of experience, Francesca Schuler, WG'97, EVP and CMO of BevMo!, has a passion for building lifestyle brands that have a unique and deep connection with their consumers. Throughout her career working for iconic brands such as the Gap, Treasury Wine Estates, and Method Products, she has led and managed multi-channel businesses, focusing on branding, portfolio management, e-commerce, customer relationship management, product development and innovation. Schuler is the founder of Bay Area Marketers, an organization focused on connecting start-ups with marketing ideas and talent. She has served on the Boards of Patz & Hall Winery and NutraBella, Inc. and was recently selected as one of 2014 SF Business Times Most Influential Women in Business. Joining her at this special Wharton Women's event will be Barbara Kahn, Patty and Jay H. Baker Professor of Marketing and Director of the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center at the Wharton School. This event is SOLD OUT. To be added to the wait list, please contact Allison Grant.
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