College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Career Networking event for Entrepreneurs

Calling all CNR Entrepreneurs & Would-be Entrepreneurs!

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The University Club in San Francisco
800 Powell Street, San Francisco
4th Floor Main Room
6-8 pm

Career Networking for CNR Entrepreneurs

Do you have an idea for a new business venture, but not sure how to get started?

Or, are you simply curious about the process?

Mix and mingle with successful entrepreneurs and learn how they got their businesses off the ground.

Learn what venture capitalists look for when they consider investing in a new company.

When: Wednesday, April 18, 2012
6 8 pm (Networking Reception with light refreshments and a no-host bar following panel)

Where: The University Club of San Francisco
800 Powell Street | San Francisco, CA 94108
4th Floor Main Room
http://www.univclub.com

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CNR Alumni Panelists:

Ryan Buckley, Co-founder & COO at Scripted.com, a Marketplace for Writing
Before they were Scripted.com, they were a screenwriting company named Scripped that attracted over 80,000 screenwriters to use their free, Web-based software and enter contests hosted by Hollywood celebrities and studios. Learn more at http://www.scripted.com.

Dennis Kearney, Master Chocolatier/Owner at Coco Delice Fine Chocolates
whose mission is to create extraordinary chocolates to make life a little sweeter. Learn more at http://cocodelice.com.

Bob Kelso
started 6 businesses including Toot Sweets, Edible Complex, Ramona's Restaurant, Intermountain Trading Co., Atlas Alehouse, Pacific Clipper magazine. Sold all of them except Intermountain Trading Co., maker of Bear Valley Pemmican and MealPack natural energy bars which I run today. Learn more at http://www.mealpack.com/history.html.

Leif Langensand, Administrative Partner at The Angels Forum
an early stage venture fund investing in serious entrepreneurs since 1997. Their focus is limited to companies headquartered within 50 miles of Mountain View in the areas of life sciences, technology and consumer products. Learn more at http://www.angelsforum.com.

Marianna Leuschel, Owner at L Studio
a design and consulting firm based in Sausalito, specializing in communications for sustainable ventures in energy, land use, and technologies of the future. Learn more at http://www.lstudio.net.

A Career Panel provided by the College of Natural Resources Alumni Association