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Entrepreneur Weekend

Each spring Colgate University celebrates, endorses, and advances the entrepreneurial spirit of its students and alumni with a weekend-long event.

Coming Up: Entrepreneur Weekend 2017

April 7–8, 2017

Check back soon for details and registration information. Keep reading to check out what we've done in years past.

Previous Weekends

Each year we are joined on campus by real-world entrepreneurs who share their success stories, insights, and critiques with the entrepreneurs of the Colgate community.

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Entrepreneur Weekend 2016

Steven Bertoni '02 - Moderator

Steven Bertoni '02, Forbes magazine tech editor
Forbes magazine tech editor
 
About Bertoni

Peter Boyce - Moderator

Peter Boyce, Venture @ General Catalyst Partners + Rough Draft Ventures
Venture @ General Catalyst Partners + Rough Draft Ventures
About Boyce

Tyler Haney

Tyler Haney, CEO, Outdoor Voices
CEO, Outdoor Voices

About Haney

Payal Kadakia

Payal Kadakia, CEO and Co-founder, ClassPass
CEO and Co-founder, ClassPass

About Kadakia

Jon McNeill

Jon-McNeill, President, Global Sales and Service at Tesla Motors
President, Global Sales and Service at Tesla Motors
About McNeill

Clare MacGoey

Clare MacGoey, Giphy CFO
CFO, Giphy

About MacGoey



Entrepreneur Weekend 2015

Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba: Founder and CCO, The Honest Company
Founder and CCO, The Honest Co.

About Alba

Neil Blumenthal

Neil Blumenthal: Co-founder and Co-CEO, Warby Parker
Co-founder and Co-CEO, Warby Parker

About Blumenthal

Greg Coleman

Gregg Coleman: President, BuzzFeed
President, BuzzFeed

About Coleman

MC Hammer

MC Hammer
Artist and Entrepreneur

About MC Hammer

Jennifer Hyman

Jen Hyman: Co-founder and CEO, Rent the Runway
Co-founder and CEO, Rent the Runway

About Hyman

Daniel Rosensweig P’15’17

Daniel Rosensweig: Chairman and CEO, Chegg
Chairman and CEO, Chegg

About Rosensweig

David Fialkow '81

David Fialkow
Managing Director, General Catalyst Partners

About Fialkow



Entrepreneur Weekend 2014

Tony Bates

Tony Bates
Executive VP, Microsoft

About Bates

Brian Chesky

Brian Chesky
Co-founder and CEO, Airbnb

About Chesky

David Faber

David Faber
CNBC anchor/producer

About Faber

Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher
Actor/producer, co-founder of Katalyst

About Kutcher

Daniel Rosensweig P’15’17

Daniel Rosensweig P'15 '17
President and CEO, Chegg

About Rosensweig

John Donahoe

John Donahoe II, President and CEO of eBay
President and CEO, eBay

About Donahoe



Entrepreneur Weekend 2013

Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg
COO, Facebook

About Sandberg

Hamdi Ulukaya

Hamdi Ulukaya
CEO, Chobani

About Ulukaya



Entrepreneur Weekend 2012

Richard Branson

Richard Branson
Founder, Virgin Group

About Branson

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