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Providence, RI 02912

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May 2019

Yoga: Stretch into Our New Space

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Nelson Center, 1 Euclid Avenue
Providence, RI 02912
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Take some time to stretch and meditate with Dr. Bruce Becker. All levels welcome. Please bring a yoga mat with you. RSVP here.

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2019 Center for Entrepreneurship Commencement Reception

May 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nelson Center, 1 Euclid Avenue
Providence, RI 02912
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The Center for Entrepreneurship has leveraged the entrepreneurial ethos that has long been knitted into the fabric of Brown. Our goal? To inspire the next generation of Brown students to create solutions with impact. Join graduating seniors, their family members and guests, and alumni and friends of the center to celebrate and reconnect in our…

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June 2019

B-Lab Summer Sushi Networking Night

June 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Nelson Center, 1 Euclid Avenue
Providence, RI 02912
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The Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship and the Slater Technology Fund invite you to a special summer sushi networking event featuring the participants of the Nelson Center's venture accelerator, the Breakthrough Lab (B-Lab). Join us for a fun-and-fish-filled event with a mix of entrepreneurs, technologists, and investors. You’ll meet the 14 student ventures participating in this year’s program. Our founders come from all…

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September 2019

Entrepreneurship Open House

September 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nelson Center, 1 Euclid Avenue
Providence, RI 02912
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Join us in our new building on Thayer Street to meet the staff, faculty, mentors, and student groups from the entrepreneurial ecosystem on College Hill. Learn about a wide variety of resources from venture support grants and programs, student organizations, start-up focused events, and entrepreneurship-focused courses.  All this and an ICE CREAM SUNDAE BAR! 🍨…

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What Does Big Data Say About Social Mobility?

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Nelson Center, 1 Euclid Avenue
Providence, RI 02912
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A defining feature of the American Dream is upward income mobility — the ideal that children have equal opportunities to succeed in life, regardless of the circumstances of their birth. Join The Policy Lab and John Friedman, Professor of Economics, International Affairs, and Public Policy at Brown University and Founding Co-Director of Opportunity Insights at…

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Thorne Sparkman: Office Hours

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nelson Center, 1 Euclid Avenue
Providence, RI 02912
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As managing director of the Slater Technology Fund, Thorne focuses on the earliest stage of company creation, often working with university-based teams commercializing research. He serves as board member for Voltserver, Datarista, Advanced Image Enhancement, and Tizra Software, and as a board observer at Squadlocker, Drive Time Metrics, eNow, Aquanis, Location, Inc., and RxVantage. He…

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October 2019

Amy Wolf ’90: Office Hours

October 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Nelson Center, 1 Euclid Avenue
Providence, RI 02912
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Amy Wolf '90 is a partner at Lykos Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on consumer products and retail companies in the lower mid-market. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Hex Performance Detergent, Dancing Deer Baking Co. and Premama Wellness (founded by a Brown alum). Prior to investing in consumer…

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Roundtable Discussion with Bernadette Aulestia ’94 / ENGN 0090 Guest Speaker

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Nelson Center, 1 Euclid Avenue
Providence, RI 02912
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Join the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship and the Brown EP club for a roundtable discussion with former HBO executive Bernadette Aulestia '94. Learn more about her personal story and interdisciplinary career, as well as come and ask questions about the infamous streaming wars. Aulestia also mentors start-ups on the relationship between culture and business results alongside…

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