When passersby recently walked through Patterson Green, it was hard to miss two unusual items resting on the lawn. Two lavish Mercedes vehicles visited Goizueta caused onlookers to slow their step and snap a few photos. While the cars added a unique touch to the green, they were actually serving a larger purpose.
Our first activity was the Lightspeed Ventures, Fenwick & West LLP and Giphy’s BBQ. There, we met national venture leaders like Jonathan Gottfried of Major League Hacking and venture capitalists turned startup lawyers like Mark Stevens of Fenwick and West. Moreover, we received extensive advice on how our startup can avoid common pitfalls around navigating user-behavior change.
As always, a key highlight of the fourth annual Emory Entrepreneurship Summit was hearing from alumni who had stated their own ventures. This year’s entrepreneurial spotlights were all BBA graduate, returning to campus to share their stories and words of advice with eager students looking to potentially start their own entrepreneurial journeys.