Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Events Calendar

2016


  • January 26

    Y Combinator Office Hours

    Time: 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    City:
    Chapel Hill
    Location:
    LAUNCH

    Y Combinator provides seed funding for startups. Seed funding is the earliest stage of venture funding. It pays your expenses while you’re getting started. Some companies may need no more than seed funding. Others will go through several rounds. There is no right answer; how much funding you need depends on the kind of company you start.

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  • January 26

    Q&A Featuring Kevin Hale, Cofounder of Wufoo

    Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    City:
    Chapel Hill
    Location:
    1789 Venture Lab

    Kevin Hale was cofounder of Wufoo, which was funded by Y Combinator in 2006 and acquired by SurveyMonkey in 2011. He was responsible for Wufoo’s much ¬admired design and speaks widely about UX. Before Wufoo he wrote about design for Particletree and was editor in chief of the web development magazine Treehouse. He has a BA from Stetson University in Digital Arts and English.

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  • March 22

    Future of North Carolina's Barrier Islands


    City:
    Raleigh, NC
    Location:
    James B. Hunt, Jr. Library Auditorium, NC State’s Centennial Campus

    The Kenan Institute helps sponsor an event on March 22, with keynote by Dr. William, James B. Duke Professor of Biogeochemistry and Dean Emeritus of Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment. The keynote, "Global Climate Change and Sustainability" will be followed by a panel discussion on the future of North Carolina's Barrier Islands. Space is limited. Space is limited. Register Now.

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