Once a Startup, Always a Startup?
March 23, 2017: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Chicago Booth alumni and students are invited to the Thunderbird Alumni Chapter International Entrepreneur Forum and Networking Cocktail: 'Once a Startup, Always a Startup?'
The Columbia Center
Reid Hall 4
rue de Chevreuse
Three international entrepreneurs will discuss the ins and outs of building their businesses from the ground up, and growing them beyond local boarders.
- Craig Carlson, creator of Breakfast in America diners, will reveal how he made the transition from film producer to restaurateur and author, by selling the concept of the 'American breakfast' to the French.
- James Hammons will explain why Red Hat acquired FeedHenry, an innovative provider of a Mobile Application Platform, and give insights on the process of integrating a startup and the benefits it brings to both companies.
- Cédric Monnier, co-founder of FlameFy, provider of a SaaS audience measurement platform to broadcasters such as TF1 and France Televisions, will explain how his company has grown beyond France and what it takes to achieve a successful international expansion.
Further details can be found here>>
Space is limited and places will be reserved on first come first serve basis.
Yves Rebuel, '12 (EXP-17)