14 May May 17, 2016 – Start on Purpose Susan Schreter & 4000 Mile Entrepreneurial Bike Ride Michael Glauser
Susan Schreter – Entrepreneurship Educator, VC and Private Equity Advisor, Author of Start On Purpose: Everything You Need to Know and Do to Startup With Strength and Creator of an Incredible Funding Resource
Susan Schreter come from a venture capital and buyout fund background. She teaches venture finance at the MBA level and in workshops. She is devoted to solving the startup difficulty in finding capital, especially for entrepreneurs outside of Silicon Valley. As such, Start on Purpose was launched as the largest free search directory of funding sources in America. She is also author of Start on Purpose, an easy, action-step driven book that helps startup entrepreneurs build a valuable business. Susan is a strategic advisor to venture-backed companies, incubators and seed and early-stage investment funds ans a regular contributor to Yahoo! Small Business, MSN, FoxBusiness.com and more. She serves as a National Association of Corporate Directors’ Fellow and on the Board of Directors/Chair of the Audit Committee Jones Soda. She has taught at the University of Washington Foster School of Business in their MBA program.
Dr. Michael Glauser – Executive Director of Entrepreneurial Programs at Utah State University and Author of Main Street Entrepreneur: Build Your Dream Company Doing What You Love Where You Live
Dr. Michael Glauser is the Executive Director of the Clark Center for Entrepreneurship at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. He has extensive experience as an entrepreneur, business consultant and university professor. He is the co-founder and CEO of My New Enterprise, an online training and development company. He sold Golden Swirl Management Company and Northern Lights to CoolBrands International. His consulting clients have included Associated Food Stores, The Boeing Company, Esso of Inter-America, Harmon Music Group, Saudi Consolidated Services, and USANA Health Sciences. Michael held faculty positions at the University of North Carolina, Westminster College and Utah State University. He published articles in magazines and professional journals, and two books on entrepreneurship and he appeared on Great Day America, First Business from Washington, Voice of America, Good Morning Chicago, the G. Gordon Liddy Show, and Associated Press Radio. He recently completed a 4,000 mile bicycle ride from the west coast of Oregon to the east coast of Virginia to interviewed 100 entrepreneurs who have successfully merged livelihood and lifestyle. The trip was covered by Inc., Forbes, Fast Company, CNN Money, and Entrepreneur Magazine and is chronicled in his new book “Main Street Entrepreneur.”