Employee to Startup Founder

Have you always wondered what it would be like if you quit your job and went to work for yourself? Would you like to be the next Ray Kroc (founder of McDonalds)? Can you navigate the startup world after years of learning corporate culture and having your work defined?

Join us and these company founders as they share their experiences of the transition from working for someone else to working for themselves and employing others.... 

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Kathy Terrill is a top rated Silver Power Seller on eBay who was also an actress and brick and mortar retailer with over 25 years experience and 6 years as an on air product presenter for QVC. She started selling on eBay when she had to care for sick parents.

Carlos Vassallo is the Co-founder and Innovation Officer of Planet M, a livestream technology company. He was formerly an IBMer and a sales manager for Abitibi Price who found a calling as an entrepreneur after years of working for big companies. Prior to Planet M, Carlos was founder of LatinVision Media Inc., a platform for Latin American companies to network with US companies.

Zachary Prell is a menswear fashion designer. Zachary left years of being a venture capitalist and investment banker to change how modern American men dress after he graduated business school. Zachary’s clothing line is available at Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom’s and Bloomingdale’s.

Judy Wong is the founder and owner of Paws in Paradise NY, a Park Slope - based dog grooming and boarding establishment and retailer. Judy left a career at Mitsui Precious Metals to follow her passion for being with dogs and of helping dog owners.

Dawn Strickland, the administrative director of the LIU-Brooklyn Entrepreneurship Lab, a former entrepreneur and nonprofit founding board member, will be moderating the CEO panel.

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Note - Due to request for networking information from earlier events, by signing up for this event, you are also giving us permission to share your name and email contact info with other attendees. A survey will be sent to you prior to the event asking for additional networking information - such as your business industry, expertise, interest in partners, funding, staff, etc.

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August 30, 2017 at 6pm - 8pm
Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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