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Lavin Entrepreneurship Center Entrepreneurial Fuel Newsletter

November, 2012

Insights, updates and perspectives on entrepreneurship

Have you ever jumped out of plane? If so, you know that on your way up to 15,000 feet, there is a part of you that wants to turn around and another part that is so excited to go on an adventure. Starting your own company is a little bit like that. Of course you may be hesitant, but at the end of the day, if it is what you want to do then why would you do anything differently? Your first try at starting your own company may be scary, but with perseverance and dedication, you will land on your feet. What is stopping you from taking a jump to your dreams?

Meet the Entrepreneur: Jon Tucker

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This young alum works with businesses to use direct marketing to yield larger revenues. He is a senior strategist at Compete Marketing Group, a leading online marketing firm working with business clients and marketing agencies across the US and Canada. After graduating in 2009, Jon realized he had the skills necessary to push companies to the next level. Connect with Jon on LinkedIn

Entrepreneurs Talk at the Farmer’s Market

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Have you noticed a new set up at the Thursday farmer’s market? The Lavin Entrepreneurship Center and ES have set up a booth in anticipation of Entrepreneur Day coming up March 12, 2013. On October 18th, the founder of Deuce Brand, Gary Hughes came to speak to students. Look for our booth at the farmer’s market and mark you calendars for the Entrepreneur Day. Learn more

Presenting a new way of thinking about Business: LeanModel Competition

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The Lavin Center proudly invites you to our first LeanModel Business Competition. This competition will take place on March 14 and 15, 2013 and is only open to California (including Baja California) universities. Rather than focusing on creating a hypothetical business plan, this competition directs students’ efforts toward a realistic model, based on factual information. Click here for more information!

Upcoming Events:

November 14, 2012:
7 Attributes of Successful Entrepreneurs. Join the Entrepreneur Society as they discuss what corresponds with what makes some people more successful starting businesses than others. Find out more info!

December 6, 2012:-
Lavin VentureStart Competition. The Lavin VentureStart Competition is designed to unify multidisciplinary students whose talents, ideas and energy may operate tomorrows leading firms. The winner gets $500! Read more about this competition!

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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