Social Entrepreneurship

Conference Agenda

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8:45 –
9:45 AM
Breakfast for VIPs
9:00 –
10:00 AM
Registration and Check-In Alumni-Foundation Event Center
10:00 AM Welcome
Harold Martin, Chancellor, NC A&T State University
Alumni-Foundation Event Center
10:05 AM UNC’s Entrepreneurial Spirit
Junius Gonzales, Interim President, UNC, and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Alumni-Foundation Event Center
10:10 AM State-Wide Social Entrepreneurship Initiative
Leslie Garvin, Executive Director, North Carolina Campus Compact
Alumni-Foundation Event Center
10:15 AM Introduction of Speaker
Rodney Hood, J.P. Morgan Chase and Member of UNC Board of Governors
Alumni-Foundation Event Center
10:20 AM Corporate Philanthropy
Colleen Briggs, Vice President of Financial Capability and Consumer Initiatives within Global Philanthropy at JPMorgan Chase
Alumni-Foundation Event Center
10:50 AM Building Community Entrepreneurs
Mikki Sager, Vice President and Director, Resourceful Communities, The Conservation Fund
Alumni-Foundation Center
10:55 AM The Next Few Hours…
Leslie Boney, VP UNC General Administration, International, Community and Economic Engagement
Alumni-Foundation Event Center
11:00 AM –
11:30 AM
Student teams will pick up their lunches during the break, between 11:30 and 11:45 AM and go the competition rooms.
Plenary attendees will grab lunch and return to Alumni-Foundation Center
Classroom Building107, 108, 109Proctor Hall Room TBA
11:30 AM Financial Literacy Category (Preliminary Round) Alumni-Foundation Center
1:30 PM Teams Return
1:45 PM Announcement of Financial Literacy Winner and Announcement of Undergraduate and Graduate Team Finalists, Special Recognitions
Leslie BoneyStudent Final Round Competition
The finalists in each category will present, with the four graduate teams going first, followed by the six undergraduate team. Finalist judges will then deliberate.
Alumni-Foundation Event Center
3:15 –
3:45 PM
Announcement of Winners & Closing Remarks
Leslie Boney
Event Center

Business Plan Bootcamp Webinars

Presented by George McAllister, Regional Director for the Small Business and Technology Development Center at UNC-Charlotte, these webinars walk teams through writing a winning business plan that can change the world. Small business experts and UNC staff will be on hand to answer questions about the 2015 UNC Social Entrepreneurship Competition and the judging rubric.


 Templates & Guides



Market Research Guide

The SBTDC’s Market Research Services (MRS) compiled the Guide to Market Research will serve as a resource to collect demographics, analyze an industry, identify business trends, research the international market and gather other information to better understand and define your market for products and/or services. Download the guide »

How the SBTDC Can Help You

To learn how the SBTDC can help your student team and who to contact at your campus, download the 3-page document »

Webinar Recording (10/29/2015)