Startup Expert Paul Singh to Speak at Augustana
Date: April 26, 2017
Times: Noon - 2 p.m.
Location: Madsen Center, Room 201
Ticket Info: Free and open to the public
Join Augustana business students to hear business entrepreneur and startup expert Paul Singh from noon to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, in Madsen Center's room 201. Singh will give a talk about entrepreneurship with time at the end for a Q&A.
Sponsored by Steve and Marilyn Lawrence, this Augustana appearance is your opportunity to see well-known Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor Paul Singh interact and share his knowledge with Augustana students, city and business leaders, and business leaders of the future.
Paul Singh is one of the original three partners of 500 Startups and knows more than just a little bit about startups. In the last five years, he's flown over 500,000 miles circling the globe, during which time raising tens of millions of dollars in venture funds, and investing in hundreds of companies.
Singh is driving across North America to visit the places that startups actually start (and grow) their businesses. In 2016, he has driven over 25,000 miles and visited 40 cities. They are ramping that up for 2017 with more stops, more events, and more investors coming along with us.
At each stop, Singh creates a week-long series of events for entrepreneurs, investors, and community leaders. Along the way, he'll mentor thousands of entrepreneurs, visit incubators and coworking spaces, hold investor dinners, and dive into the local tech culture.