I&E Seminar Series


  • Pitch Competition
  • Friday, March 31, 2-4 p.m.
  • Howard Performing Arts Center



The I&E Seminar Series will introduce the audience to tools and information that can assist them in their entrepreneurial path.

It is open to all students, faculty, and staff of Andrews University. Not open to the general public. Co-curricular credit is available.

Location: Various

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

Dates (Tuesdays) and Presenters:

Date Title Presenter Location
January 17 Doing Business in Southwest Michigan Arthur Havlicek, CEO and President of Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall
January 31 Info Session 1 - Pitch Competition Matias Soto, Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall
February 7 Andrews Entrepreneurs Network Meetup Lunch & Networking (RSVP HERE) Student Lounge, Buller Hall
February 14 Becoming an Entrepreneur Stacey Davis, Biggby Chain Owner Buller Hall 250
February 21 Info Session 2 - Pitch Competition Matias Soto, Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Student Lounge, Buller Hall
March 7 Professional Presentations Doug Taylor, Professor of Graphic Design, Andrews University Chan Shun Hall 108
March 14 Entrepreneurship Acquisition Donald Bedney III, President of PSP Metrics and Operating Partners at ScaleCo Buller Hall 250
April 4 Incubator Program for New Grads Cayman Enterprise City Buller Hall 250
April 11 How to Create Economic Growth Rob Cleveland, President of Cornerstone Alliance Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall


Recordings of Previous Presentations

Fall 2022

September 6 - Business Model Canvas - Matias Soto

September 20 - Entrepreneurship in Biology - Fu-Chih Hsu

September 27 - 7th Day Films (Faith in Film) - Tyler Kern

October 4 - Rapid Prototyping 101 - Wayne Buckhanan

October 18 - Organic Fiber-Based Products - Jeremy Dybdahl

November 1 - Photography Entrepreneurship - Joshua Rotich

November 15 - 3D Printing 101 - Wayne Buckhanan


Spring 2022

January 18 - Entrepreneurship and Blockchain - SIMBA Chain (Tommy Cooksey)

February 1 - Meet the Small Business Development Center - ISBDC (Alan Steele)

February 8 - Raising Money for Startups - Elevate Ventures (Nicholas Kuhn)

February 15 - Business Banking & Your Idea - Honor Credit Union (Austin Weber)

February 22 - How to Get a Business Expert Mentor - SCORE (Steve Salisbury and Michele Mollard)



Support for this seminar series comes from the Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship and the College of Professions.

Contact Information

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