TigerTalks in the City: Pathways to Entrepreneurship

Thu, Mar 28, 2019, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: 
Silicon Harlem, 2785 Frederick Douglass Blvd, Harlem NY 10039
Audience: 
Alumni
Faculty
General Audience
Post Doc
Staff
Students
Speaker(s): 

Princeton Entrepreneurship Council, Silicon Harlem, and Princeton Alumni Association of NYC are excited to invite Princeton alumni, students, and their guests to join an extraordinary panel of Princeton black alumni entrepreneurs at the next TigerTalks in the City panel discussion: “Pathways to Entrepreneurship”. Panelists will share their experiences and insights as startup founders and investors.

  • Amina Yamusah ’13 and Riley Jones (Columbia class of 2017), co-founders of BLOC (an AI-based platform helping communities of color in the career/job search process) and selected to the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 List of Social Entrepreneurs;
  • Jared Crooks ’11, Program Manager at McKinsey & Co. and co-founder of Sultant (fintech) and Be Good LLC (non-profit);
  • Ita Ekpoudom ’03, Partner at Gingerbread Capital, a venture capital firm which invests exclusively in women-led enterprises;
  • Kamil Ali Jackson ’81, co-founder of Aclaris Therapeutics, a publicly-traded biopharmaceutical firm focusing on dermatologic conditions

The panel will be moderated by Bruce Lincoln ’79, co-founder of Silicon Harlem, which is building a technology ecosystem in Upper Manhattan and advocating for all citizens to participate in the digital economy.

The TigerTalks in the City panel discussion will be held on Thursday, March 28 at the offices of Silicon Harlem in Upper Manhattan, starting at 6:00 pm. Following the panel discussion and audience Q&A, attendees are invited to enjoy a networking reception.

For more information and to register, please visit the Eventbrite page.

Visit our TigerTalks page for more information.  

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