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We focus on the impact of starting a business, capturing investor interest and money, and how to lead a business to success so that young entrepreneurs can be inspired to follow in or be guided by your footsteps. Our goal is to inspire the next generation leaders to be the entrepreneurs of tomorrow and make a change and impact in our world. We want you to get a taste of entrepreneurship and an idea of its endless possibilities and opportunities.



An opportunity for young entrepreneurs

Event Details

Location: Zoom

Date: Saturday, October 17th, 2020

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm pdt

My Story: 1:50pm - 2:30pm

Allison Lee is a graduate of UC Berkeley who went on to start her own company called Hemster. Her goal is to bring back the lost art of tailoring and to provide everyone with access to well-fitted clothing. Allison will be giving her advice on how to start you're own business. She will be telling all of the lessons she's learned over the years as well as the strategies. The session ends with a Q&A for all of the participants to ask their own questions. 

Allison Lee

Founder and CEO of Hemster 

Linkedin: Allison Lee

Developing an Investor Pitch Workshop: 2:30pm - 2:50pm

Fatima Dicko

CEO of Jetpack

Fatima Dicko will be showing the process of developing an investor pitch.  She will be going through how to take something from an idea and executing it. Fatima will also be going over the basics of a business model and it's importance in a startup. The strategies taught at this workshop will help you take an idea and turn it into something more valuable. It will focus on execution methods and creating something investors would be interested in. The last part of the workshop will teach our participants how to create a pitch for your business and present it properly. 

Linkedin: Fatima Dicko

Young Entrepreneur Q&A: 2:50pm - 3:10pm
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Taarini Dang

Apoorva Panidapu

Arshia Mehta

Founder and managing partner of Brave14 Capital.

Founder of Apoorva Art Gallery

Founder of Youthivism and Pure 2 Water, Freshman at Stanford

Kyle Giffin

Co-Founder at NeuroClarity and student at Berkeley

Linkedin: Taarini Dang

Linkedin: Apoorva Panipadu

Linkedin: Arshia Mehta

Linkedin: Kyle Giffin

A Q&A for all of the participants to ask these five entrepreneurs for advice and their personal experiences as an entrepreneur. Get insight from people from several industries and get rid of all the doubts/questions you have concerning entrepreneurship. These three people are experienced entrepreneurs who want to support others going into the field. 

Zoom testing: 12:55pm - 1pm

A time for all participants to get settled and make sure they have no technical difficulties.

Introduction: 1pm - 1:10pm

Opening remarks and an overview of event. 

My Story: 1:10pm - 1:35pm

Anthony Trucks will walk you through the journey of becoming an entrepreneur. Going from NFL player to entrepreneur, Anthony has learned a lot on the way. He is here to give all our participants insight on what it means to become an entrepreneur and how you go from where you are now to a businessman/ businesswoman. Anthony will go through all of the lessons and strategies he has learned over the years. The session will end with a Q&A so the participants can ask their questions. 

Anthony Trucks

CEO of Identity Shift and Anthony Trucks Industries, former NFL player.

Linkedin: Anthony Trucks

Design Thinking Workshop: 1:35pm - 1:55pm

Anurag Mairal

Anurag and Risheek Mairal will be walking all of the participants over Ideation and how ideas are formed. The participants will be taught how they can create ideas and brainstorm. They will go through the process we call "design thinking". Anurag and Risheek will also teach you how to know if you're ideas are viable and how to confirm this. The process of design thinking is not easy and causes people to become stuck. They are here to make it easy for everyone to come up with an innovative idea. 

IIT Bombay Board Member, Member of Board of Advisors at SEWA, and Director of Global Outreach at Stanford BYers center of Design.


Risheek Mairal

Student at UCSB, co-founder of Internment

Linkedin: Risheek Mairal

Linkedin: Anurag Mairal

Closing: 3:10pm - 3:15pm

A preview of all of our upcoming events and thoughts to close off the event.

Meet the Volunteers
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Shailee Nanavati
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Omansh Bainsla
Milan Mohamed
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Tiya Sharma
Lohit Potnuru
Suraj Pangal
Manasi Navalgundkar
Meghna Paul
Aditya Jain
Rohan Agarwal
Linkedin: None
Linkedin: None
Linkedin: Manish Mothi
Vishal Yathish
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