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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  • February 24

    Black Business Roundtable

    Time: 5:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    City:
    Chapel Hill
    Location:
    Carolina Club - Located on Stadium Drive

    Leading Black professionals hold a critical conversation on the economy, education, business climate, and essential tools to be a successful corporate leader or entrepreneur in the 21st century. Speakers represent the business of financial services, entrepreneurship, non-profits, real estate, and technology. Free and open to the public.

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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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  • April 15

    Basketball Analytics Summit


    City:
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Location:
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    The SPEIA Basketball Analytics Summit is held on the beautiful campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Our mission is to engage with and explore the best practices of the leading basketball experts (professionals, students, and scholars) who love, research, and work in the discipline of performance (individual or team) and business analytics. Past sessions included: Fan Experience & Engagement, Individual Performance/APBRmetrics, Marketing/Ticketing, Sport Science, and Entrepreneurship in Analytics. In addition, undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to participate in the NBA Analytics Case Competition.

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