Four entrepreneurs from a variety of industries will share their stories of launching and growing their startups. Learn from the mistakes they overcame, the highs of their success, and their tips for scaling a startup.
Mike Luzio, founder and managing director, The LVE Group
Anthony B. Frasier, CEO, ABF Creative
Clark Lagemann, co-founder and managing partner, MedPro Wellness
Lauren Farrell, founder and creative director, Lauren Farrell NY
Event is free and open to the public. Join the conversation on social media with #MSUmeetup. Event presented by the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship.
6-6:30 p.m. Networking w/pizza
6:30-6:45 p.m. Welcome, “gives and gets” w/audience
6:45-7:45 p.m. Four speakers for 15 minutes each, TED-talk style
7:45-8:30 p.m. Audience Q&A
MIKE LUZIO is a self-made entrepreneur, a dynamic closer, multi-millionaire, and the founder of Luzio vs Everybody, a brand that looks to inspire others to succeed through a “you vs the world” attitude. After selling his first bootstrapped business, IRG, for $50M+, Luzio launched The LVE Group, which provides access to capital, consultation, partner facilitation, brand marketing, and exit strategy for businesses along their entire lifecycle, from idea to exit. Mike hosts “52 American Success Stories,” a weekly web series featuring individuals and organizations who have overcome adversity in pursuit of their passions. http://mikeluzio.com/ Insta: @MichaelLuzio
ANTHONY FRASIER is an award-winning entrepreneur, author and speaker. Frasier is CEO of ABF Creative, a multicultural branded podcast network that crafts engaging, heritage-driven podcasts that ignite and transform ethos amongst today's consumers. Current and past partners include BET, Prudential, Warner Music Group, Random House, Rutgers Business School, Brooklyn Museum. Frasier serves as the entrepreneur in residence of Newark Venture Partners, a fund backed by Audible/Amazon. He helps to attract innovative tech startups to Newark and incubate promising talent locally. He is the author of "Don't Dumb Down Your Greatness: A Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Thinking & Being Great." Prior to Silicon Valley, Anthony cofounded The Koalition, one of the first online video game publications for African Americans, and worked passionately as a journalist for several years. http://anthonyfrasier.com/about/ Twitter: @AnthonyFrasier Insta: @ABFcreative
CLARK LAGEMANN is a seasoned entrepreneur and guest contributor to Fortune's Insider Network. He is co-founder and managing partner of MedPro Wellness, a results-focused wellness company that provides comprehensive fitness and nutrition programs geared towards medically based results. Clients include healthcare systems, municipalities, and corporations. Lagemann has excelled at multiple corporate positions as well as built several companies within the healthcare space. When not empowering members to reach their fitness and nutrition goals through MedPro Wellness, he devotes his time to creating communities that support entrepreneurs as well as mentoring dozens of startups throughout New Jersey. He is the founder of Scarlet Startups. A Rutgers alumnus, Lagemann was honored in 2016 with the Rutgers Alumni Entrepreneurship Award. https://www.medprowellness.com/
LAUREN FARRELL’s company makes stadium-approved purses and other apparel for the fashion-loving sports fan. Farrell graduated in 2013 from Lehigh University where she studied design and entrepreneurship, and also managed the Lehigh Men’s lacrosse team for three years. She worked for Gucci, supporting the U.S. Operations team and company’s U.S. president before deciding entrepreneurship was her true calling. Farrell combined her love of innovation, fashion and sports to create the LFNY brand. Her products are designed to offer quality, functionality and the expression of team spirit, loyalty and support in the most fashionable way. https://laurenfarrellny.com/ Insta: @LaurenFarrellNY