Confessions from an Entrepreneur
Winter Quarter 2013 Entrepreneurship Seminar Series
Featuring Ash Kumra, Co-Founder, DreamItAlive.com
Free and open to the public
Ash Kumra is an award winning entrepreneur, author and public speaker recently recognized by the White House as one of the top 100 young entrepreneurs making an impact for America. Ash is currently co-founder of DreamItAlive.com; an online community dedicated to guiding people to create, believe and live out their dreams using virtual dream boards. Ash is also the co-leader for the Startup California Team for White House/Steve Case founded "Startup America" and chairman for Southern California based Tech Coast Venture Network. Ash is also the creator and author of the book series “Confessions from an Entrepreneur” Volume 1(an inside look on how to succeed as an entrepreneur).
Ash has spoken to over 10,000 people on entrepreneurship, social media and branding for many colleges, institutions, and organizations including the White House, TEDX, Occidental College, Chapman University, UCLA, USC, Concordia University, and UC Irvine Merage Business School. Ash is also co-founder of digital content distribution agency DesiYou; the 2010 recipient for "Best Digital Media" company by the Irvine Entrepreneur Forum. Ash is an active advisor to various consumer internet ventures.
The Entrepreneurship Seminar Series provides a real-world introduction to the theory and practice of entrepreneurship. Through a series of presentations by prestigious entrepreneurs and industry leaders, participants will explore the various organizational, strategic and financial challenges facing successful and unsuccessful entrepreneurs. Topics include start-up strategies, business idea evaluation, business plan writing, and introduction to venture capital.
For a complete listing of Entrepreneurship Seminar Series guest speakers, please visit http://www.eng.uci.edu/events/entseminars.