March 12, 2014
A conversation with Dean Sally Blount '92, Professor Carter Cast '92, Tod Francis '83 of Shasta Ventures, and Sam Shank '04 of Hotel Tonight. Register online
April 12, 2014
Navigating Africa: A Practical Guide to Doing Business in Africa
will address the practicalities of investing and launching entrepreneurial ventures in Africa. Facilitated by thought leaders and entrepreneurial veterans, the conference will emphasize strategies for navigating this unique business climate and harnessing business and career opportunities. Topics covered include foreign direct investment prospects, leveraging technology and innovation, and the role of women in economic growth.
April 16, 2014
Transforming Retail: Innovating the Ways and Places to Reach Customers
, the inaugural Retail & Luxury Goods Conference, will focus on the ways in which retailers are adapting to reach customers in a rapidly changing environment. Speakers will explore how mobile, social and online touch-points are driving retailers to offer customers a more personalized shopping experience.
April 23, 2014
Challenges in Middle Market PE and Early Stage VC Investing
will focus on new challenges faced by today’s middle-market private equity investors and early stage venture capital investors. Keynotes and panels will explore industries attracting investor attention, how investors are finding new opportunities, and new strategies for deal-making and sourcing.
April 28, 2014
The inaugural Kellogg Real Estate Venture Competition will be held in Chicago on April 28, 2014. The team-based competition will showcase MBA students, who will have the opportunity to pitch to a high-profile panel of judges. The winning team will receive a cash prize of $25,000 and will have the possibility of securing up to $10,000,000 in equity funding.
May 10, 2014
Domestically, Chinese consumer demand is growing rapidly — offering tremendous opportunities for Chinese and multinational businesses. Internationally, the country’s massive capital reserves stand as a potential springboard for Chinese enterprises poised to go global. China’s Prosperity: The Future of Investment and Consumption will explore what this means for Chinese enterprises and entrepreneurs, and how multinational companies will be affected by the consumption and expansion of Chinese prosperity.
May 15, 2014
A conversation with Dean Sally Blount '92 and Professor Sergio Rebelo.
June 04, 2014
Malcolm MacEachern Memorial Lecturer: Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel