20th Annual Princeton Entrepreneurs’ Network (PEN) Startup Competition & Conference

June 2, 2017 -
9:00am to 3:00pm


9:15 AM – Registration, Networking, and Mimosas
10:00 AM –
Welcome, Opening Remarks

  • Mayra Ceja, President of Princeton Entrepreneurs’ Network and Eric Sharret, VP of PEN
  • Professor Mung Chiang, Chair of Princeton Entrepreneurship Council

10:15 AM – Fireside Chat with two Generations of Princeton Entrepreneurs: Is it in our DNA?

  • Jeremy Johnson co-founder of Andela (raised $22mm from Zuckerberg/Chan Fund); Co-founder of 2U ($100mm IPO)
  • Marty Johnson ’81 founder of Isles; Trustee Emeritus, Visiting Professor in Social Entrepreneurship
  • Moderator: Justin Ziegler ’16

10:45 AM – 1:00 PM – Startup Showcase & Lunch

  • Meet 20 Princeton startups and vote on your favorite! Lunch will be provided.

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – 20th Annual PEN Startup Competition

Three finalists present to judges for a chance to win prizes

  • 1st Place Winner-$10,000 in Cash and Prizes + Sequoia Partner Meeting
  • People’s Choice Award-$1,000 by Fitz Gate Ventures

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Networking Reception

Sponsored by the Princeton Entrepreneurs’ Network, Keller Center, Office of Career Services, Office of Technology Licensing, E-Club, Fitz Gate Ventures, LivePlan, Chaac Ventures and Sequoia. Friend Center, Auditorium 101.

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