YPN Miami and FIU's Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center Host 2-part Entrepreneur Series

Top Quote The two-part Entrepreneur Series will provide entrepreneurs, small business owners, and aspiring entrepreneurs expert advice and the do's & don'ts from serial entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, business coaches, and legal experts. End Quote
  • Miami, FL (1888PressRelease) July 06, 2012 - FIU's Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center and the Young Professionals Network (YPN) of the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce will co-host a two-part Entrepreneur Series on July 12th and August 15th from 6 - 8PM. The series will be hosted at the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce's conference room in the UM Life Sciences & Technology Park located at 1951 NW 7th Ave, Miami.

    The Entrepreneur Series is open to all who seek advice and insight into entrepreneurship and is $10 for non-members and free to YPN members and FIU students, alumni, faculty, and staff. RSVP info is available at http://bit.ly/Nd8U33.

    On July 12th, Part 1 will guide aspiring and new entrepreneurs on the process for starting a new business, the tools needed to become an entrepreneur, the development of a marketing plan, and the legal and tax concerns associated with new business ventures.

    Part 2, to be held on August 15th, will address more advanced topics targeted to current business owners such as the keys to developing a strategic plan, effective new business development strategies, and testimonials from serial entrepreneurs.

    The Entrepreneur Series features a dynamic panel of serial entrepreneurs and experts:

    -- Felecia Hatcher, Founder, Feverish Ice Cream (www.feverishicecream.com) - Founder of a gourmet popsicle and ice cream company specializing in vegan-friendly and spiked popsicles for events and retail. Has helped big brands like Universal Music, Google, and JCrew. Honored by the White House as one of the Top 100 Entrepreneurs under 30.

    -- Melissa Krinzman, Founder & Managing Director, Venture Architects (www.venturearchitects.com) - Leader of a business development firm that has started, grown and advised multiple private companies and non-profit organizations. Serves as the Senior Entrepreneurial Fellow for the University of Miami's Launch Pad and is a frequent speaker on the topic of business plan development.

    -- Ana C. Harris, Esq., CFP, Founder & President, Cela Advisors (www.celaadvisors.com) - Advisor on budgeting, cash flow, taxes, and investments issues. Extensive experience advising start-ups, entrepreneurs, family businesses and closely-held business owners.

    -- Joshua Blank, President, Miami Seedlings (www.miamiseedlings.com) - Creator of an investment fund and business incubator that seeks to invest in high-growth potential software, web technology, and production and fulfillment ventures.

    -- Marco Scanu, High Performance Business & Executive Coach, 345 Group (www.345online.com) - Business and executive coach that starts, grows and leads businesses in the manufacturing, distribution, retail, franchise, and hospitality sectors. Global-based practice has prepared Fortune 1000 company executives, entrepreneurs, and professionals.

    -- Bob Arnold, Esq., Attorney, Victoria Law Group (www.thevictorialawgroup.com) - A Harvard law school grad whose legal specialties include business transactions, contracts, contract disputes, bankruptcy, and all areas of real estate.

    About YPN Miami

    Created in 2007 as an initiative of the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce to help solve the problem of retaining young professionals in south Florida, the mission of YPN Miami is to connect, develop, and empower young professionals by creating a nurturing community of like-minded, ambitious, and diverse professionals that connect, network, and interact with one another through programming that fulfills the need for success and personal and professional growth. For more information, visit www.ypnmiami.com.

    About Florida International University's Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center

    The mission of FIU's Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center is to foster entrepreneurship throughout South Florida and internationally. The center provides the FIU and local communities with the knowledge and networks that enable them to reach their entrepreneurial objectives of designing, launching, and nurturing successful new ventures and assisting established innovative enterprises in moving to the next level. For more information, visit entrepreneurship.fiu.edu

    Media Contacts:

    Fabiola Fleuranvil
    YPN Miami
    P: (305) 741-0378
    E: Fabiola ( @ ) ypnmiami dot com

    Karyne Bury
    Marketing & Events Manager
    Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center
    Florida International University
    P: (305) 348-7526
    E: Kbury ( @ ) fiu dot edu

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