UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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Past Events

Getting Ready for Capital
Date: Thursday, May 27, 2010
Time: 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Registration: http://cfx.research.unc.edu/res_classreg/browse_single.cfm?New=1&event_id=22535
Location: Koury Auditorium


Accounting and Compliance Lunch & Learn workshop
Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Time: 12:30 pm – 2:00pm
Presenter: Stancil & Company
Location: McColl graduate lounge


Speed Networking for Sustainable Entrepreneurs
Date: Monday, February 15, 2010
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Registration: http://cfx.research.unc.edu/res_classreg/browse_single.cfm?New=1&event_id=22376
Location: Irregardless Café, Raleigh


2009 BASE Member Graduation Celebration & Pitch Session for 2010 BASE Finalists
Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Keynote: Brett Smith, President, Counter Culture Coffee
Registration: Open to public
Location: Koury Auditorium


Online Marketing Lunch & Learn
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Presenter: if People
Registration: Open to BASE Members
Location: Kenan-Flagler Business School


Funding Lunch & Learn
Date: September 30, 2009
Time: 12-1:30pm
Presenter: Henry McKoy & Brian Schneiderman
Location: Self-Help


First Steps of Open Book Management Lunch & Learn
Date: August 6, 2009
Time: 12-1:30pm
Presenter: Anne Claire Broughton, Senior Director, SJF Advisory Services
Location: Counter Culture Coffee


NC LEAP Legal Clinic
Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Time: 4-6pm
Presenter: NC LEAP
Registration: Open to BASE Members
Location: Kenan-Flagler Business School


HR & Staffing Lunch & Learn
Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Time: noon - 1:30pm
Presenter: Beth Ritter, Senior VP of HR & Staffing, Burt's Bees
Registration: Open to BASE Members
Location: Burt's Bees


Speed Networking for Sustainable Entrepreneurs
Looking for a chance to get noticed?
Come meet star networkers and other sustainable entrepreneurs
Date: May 28, 2009
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Location: Restaurant, 5410 Page Road, Durham, NC
Attendance is limited. RSVP Required.
Details and RSVP
Star Networkers include:
Maria Kingery, Southern Energy Management
Merrill Mason, Smith Anderson
Henry McKoy, Fourth Sector Bancorp
Greg Overbeck, Chapel Hill Restaurant Group
Brett Smith, Counter Culture Coffee
Daniel Whittaker, Green Planet Catering


NC LEAP Legal Clinic
Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Time: 4-6pm
Presenter: NC LEAP
Registration: Open to BASE Members
Location: Kenan-Flagler Business School


Sustainable Business Practices Lunch & Learn
Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Time: noon - 1:30pm
Presenter: Bonny Moellenbrock, Executive Director, SJF Advisory Services
Registration: Open to BASE Members
Location: Counter Culture Coffee


Sustainable Business Strategies in a Down Economy

Book release event featuring Jonathan Estes, CEO of Strategic Measures, Inc. and author of Smart Green: How to Implement Sustainable Business Practices in Any Industry and Make Money

Date: Monday, March 16, 2009
Time: 6:00-8:00pm

6-7pm - Talk: Sustainable Business Strategies in a Down Economy
Jonathan will present his model for creating more sustainable businesses that benefit the environment, the community and the bottom line. He will also highlight the importance of planning for sustainability in a down economy.
7-8pm - Book Signing and Reception: Hosted by The Pittsboro General Store Caf? featured in Smart Green.

Location: UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School - Koury Auditorium
Registration: FREE & Open to the public
RSVP requested

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Workshop: Sustainable Business Strategies in a Down Economy
Location: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School - McColl Room 3650
Date: Monday, March 16, 2009
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Description: Interactive workshop addressing the specific questions and needs of BASE Members around developing sustainability business strategies in a down economy. Learning Objectives:

  • Merge the current concepts of sustainability models with business management approaches;
  • Explore sustainability issues while phasing in and innovating for maximizing cost savings and profitability; and
  • Learn utilization of business intelligence and analytics to minimize risk.
Registration: Open to BASE members
RSVP required



Getting Ready for Capital Workshop
Hosted by: The Center for Sustainable Enterprise at UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School, Hutchison Law Group, & SJF Advisory Services
Date: Thursday, February 19, 2009
Time: 4:30 - 8:30pm
Location: UNC Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School
Registration: FREE for BASE Members & Resource Partners, $55 for non-members

Getting Ready for Capital will help answer:

  • What types of investments are available?
  • What are investors looking for?
  • What are the benefits and challenges of different types of investments?
  • Is my company ready for capital investment?
  • How do I prepare my company to attract investors?
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BASE Welcome Reception

BASE invites BASE Members, Advisory Board Members, Mentors and Resource Partners to a welcome reception following the talk of Adam Lowry, Founder of Method, 5 - 6pm in Koury Auditorium.

Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Time: 6 - 7:30pm
Location: UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School
Registration: Open to BASE Members, Advisory Board Members, Mentors and Resource Partners



The Global Impact of Social Entrepreneurs
Presented by UNC-TV, The Center for Sustainable Enterprise, and The Carolina Entrepreneurial Initiative

Date: November 19, 2008
Location: Kenan-Flagler Business School, UNC
This event is free and open to the public

Panelists:

  • Ryan Allis, Co-founder, iContact; Board member, Nourish International and The Humanity Campaign
  • Jim Johnson, William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship; Director, Urban Investment Strategies Center
  • Kari Leech, Co-Founder, WaterPLUS
  • Jim Thomas, Founder, Africa Rising; Associate Professor of Epidemiology; Director, UNC Program in Public Health Ethics
  • Joel Thomas, Director, Nourish International

BASE and Walker, Lambe, Rhudy & Costley, PLLC present
Legal Aspects of Starting and Running a Sustainable Business

Date: July 23, 2008
Location: Kenan-Flagler Business School, UNC
This event is free and open to the public

4:30-5:00 pm
Lecture — Koury Auditorium
"Legal Support for Sustainable Businesses"
Presenter: Vaddrick Q. Parker, Attorney at Law, Walker, Lambe, Rhudy & Costley, PLLC

5-6 pm
Panel Discussion — Koury Auditorium
"Basic Legal Issues for Sustainable Entrepreneurs"
Moderator: Vaddrick Q. Parker
Panelists:
David Bunge, Business Development Officer, PVee LLC
Tom Sineath, CEO, T.S. Designs
Brett Smith, President, Counter Culture Coffee

6-7 pm
Reception — McColl Faculty Reading Room


BASE and The Change present:
Branding for Good
A Panel Discussion on Successful Branding Strategies for Sustainable Entrepreneurs

Date: April 16, 2008
Time: 12:45 - 1:45 p.m.
Location: UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School, Koury Auditorium
Moderator: Jerry Stifelman, Founder of The Change
Panelists:

  • Paula Alexander, Director, U.S. Marketing, Burt's Bees
  • Scott Blackwell, Founder, Immaculate Baking Company
  • Maria Kingery, Co-Founder, Southern Energy Management
  • Daniel Whittaker, Owner/Manager, Green Planet Catering

Lunch provided by Green Planet Catering
The event is free and open to the public but participation is limited to 60.

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