Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013

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Posted on: November 19, 2013

GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK AT LCCC
Lorain County Community College will host events to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week. The events are sponsored by LCCC’s Blackstone LaunchPad.


Crowdfunding Workshop
Blackstone LaunchPad will host a free workshop on crowdfunding from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, November 18 in DEC 132. The event is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. For more information, visit www.lorainccc.edu/blackstone.


Student Business Competition
Students looking to start a business may enter a student business competition hosted by Blackstone Launchpad. Student entrepreneurs will present their business ideas to a panel of business experts at 1 p.m., Tuesday, November 19 in HS 133. The winning students will receive cash prizes of $500 for first place, $250 for second place and $150 for third place.  Prize money is sponsored by RGI International. The event is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. For more information or to register for the competition, email www.blackstonelp@lorainccc.edu.


Johnny Cupcakes
Johnny Earle, founder of the Johnny Cupcakes clothing brand, will speak at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 20 in Stocker Cinema Hall as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Earle was voted America's #1 Young Entrepreneur of 2008 by BusinessWeek Magazine. The Johnny Cupcakes clothing line cleverly uses cupcakes as a design motif - often replacing iconic symbols with cupcakes. Participants will have the opportunity to market business ventures. Please contact Blackstone Launchpad for more information at extension 4900 or visit www.lorainccc.edu/blackstone.


Panel of Experts
A panel of local business experts will share their wisdom with students. The panel will be moderated by Frank Whitfield. Panel members are: Tim Kiedrowski, Lee Klingshirn, Judy Recknagel, and James Knight.

For more information about events, visit www.lorainccc.edu/blackstone.

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