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EMC Entrepreneurial Fuel Newsletter

February, 2011 FUEL

Insights, updates and perspectives on entrepreneurship
2011 EMC EVENTS



Calling All Soon to be Undergrad Seniors: Lavin Entrepreneur Program

Surf with top SDSU alumni from the Action Sports Industry, hear firsthand how Leonard Lavin became a billionaire, gain access to and be mentored by successful entrepreneurs in the community... sound too good to be true? It's not. Find out more about the Lavin Entrepreneur Program 2011-2012 and apply.


Looking for SDSU Student Run Companies... Join Volcom, Wahoo's, COSTCO on Campus

SDSU alumni have created some great companies. Help us celebrate Entrepreneur Day which is a MUST for SDSU students and alumni-run businesses! Showcase your business to thousands on Centennial Walkway this March 17th. Or boost your resume by getting involved with planning this great event!


HOT Ideas, What are Harvard, Johns Hopkins & SDSU cooking up for Venture Challenge!

March 17th-19th at SDSU, 20 top global universities will compete in SDSU's international business plan competition, Venture Challenge. Don't miss this awesome opportunity to see what it takes to start the next Google.


What's Your Start-up Company Idea?

Thinking of creating a mobile app, launching a line of eco-friendly products or starting a late night mobile food service? Whatever it is, let us help you get your idea off the ground! Attend three helpful workshops and learn more about the VentureStart Competition.


Alumni Spotlight

Bob Greenstone, SDSU '78
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Throughout his career, Bob Greenstone worked in the garment industry, had a record deal in his teens, started and sold a successful automotive retail chain, built one of the most respected retail media and marketing consulting firms, became the leading local cable media buyer for 30-minute infomercial time nationwide and continues to develop proprietary tools for use by thousands of merchants. In the midst of these accomplishments, Greenstone decided to pursue his MBA at San Diego State University. He completed the program in 1978 and has since become the Chief Executive Officer of Permission Interactive which is a $30 million, sales online marketing technology company. Permission Interactive, Inc. develops tools for ecommerce marketers to increase conversion rates and average sales. Permission Interactive is now the largest online seller of As Seen On TV products, operates websites for many of the popular products seen on TV and has developed successful products of its own that it markets on TV.

Building the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

The Lavin Entrepreneurship Center at San Diego State University serves SDSU students, entrepreneurs and business leaders through entrepreneurial curriculum, workshops, internships, resources and events. For information browse the Programs section of our website, subscribe to the Lavin Center Calendar and sign up for the Center's Entrepreneurial Fuel Newsletter. Entrepreneur resources such as the Lavin Center resume guide, marketing and business planning tools and more can be found in the Resources section of our site.

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