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Chapman University honors 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year Jeff Kearl
Oct 15, 2013

"Chapman University’s Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship will host its fourth annual Entrepreneur of the Year Award Dinner honoring serial entrepreneur, Angel investor, and venture capitalist Jeff Kearl. The dinner will take place Feb. 27, 2014, in Chapman University’s Sandhu Conference Center."


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Creative Orange County:  Interview with Richard Sudek, Ph.D.

Entrepreneur Podcast Network:  Southern California’s eVillage of Chapman University Dr. Richard Sudek

Business Rockstars: An Interview with Anthony Ferraro, CEO and Founder of SWAV

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Business and product ideas take flight at Start-up Weekend Orange County on Nov. 22-24 at Chapman University
November 5, 2013

"Chapman University in Orange, CA, is hosting Startup Weekend Orange County for budding entrepreneurs November 22 through 23, 2013. This is the fifth Startup Weekend Orange County hosted by Chapman with the three-day event selling out each time."

Chapman University student advances to finals at social entrepreneurship business plan competition, finishing 6th out of 28 participants.
May 15, 2013

"The Chapman University student team won 6th place and $1,000 this past weekend at the Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures (tm) Business Plan Competition at Texas Christian University."

OC Register:  Spark of Innovation:  Richard Sudek
August 7, 2012

"As director, it is my responsibility to help connect the entrepreneurial ecosystem through Orange County, reaching out to the entrepreneurial community to find entrepreneurs, inventors and investors who want to work together."

OC Register: Tech Dominates Chapman biz plan competition
April 18, 2012

"Next generation technology has definitely taken over the Chapman University Business Plan Competition."

Entreprenuer Magazine: Chapman University's Tilden Smith and Dylan Balsz recognized for launching International Pet Solutions
November 25, 2011

"For Dylan Balsz and Tilden Smith, launching a successful pet business while undergrads at Chapman University in Orange, Calif., was a walk in the park … without the walk or, well, the park."

The Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship's first eVillage company, OrigAudio and co-founder Jason Lucash featured in the OC Register
November 16, 2011

"Gee. It sure would be nice to have audio speakers that fit easily in a suitcase while traveling."

OC Metro: First-ever Startup Weekend Orange County to be held next month

October 27, 2011

"Aspiring entrepreneurs will gather in the city of Orange for the first-ever Startup Weekend Orange County, to be held Nov. 18-20 in Beckman Hall at Chapman University."

OC Register: Can O.C. start a business in a weekend?
October 21, 2011

"Perhaps you've heard of speed dating and speed networking, events that emphasize socializing with lots of folks during an event for personal or business benefit."

Forgotten Economy: Orange County Startup Weekend Bootcamp
October 10, 2011

"The first ever Startup Weekend Orange County is coming to Chapman University from November 18-20."

OC Metro: Forbes recognizes Chapman student entrepreneur
September 6, 2011

"Forbes business magazine recently recognized Tilden Smith, a Chapman University junior, as one of nine All-Star Student Entrepreneurs."

OC Register: Forbes names O.C. student 'most likely to succeed'
September 1, 2011

"Tilden Smith is on a roll.  The 20-year-old Chapman University student entrepreneur has been named Most Likely to Succeed by business publication Forbes.com."

Forbes: All-Star Student Entrepreneurs: Profiting From Pet Potties
August 3, 2011

"It takes guts to launch a product at a Las Vegas trade show at any age. Tilden Smith did it at 19."

Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Ethics Recognizes William Wang, CEO of Vizio, as the Entrepreneur of the Year
July 25, 2011

"William Wang,  CEO of Irvine television maker Vizio, has been named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Ethics at Chapman University."

OC Register: Chapman's new entrepreneur shepherd

June 1, 2011

"He's a successful entrepreneur. He's an angel investor in young high-growth companies and was chairman in 2010 of Orange County-based Tech Coast Angels, the nation's largest network of angel investors."

Videos

OC METRO Minute on Pet Solutions

Richard Sudek, Director of the Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Ethics is Interviewed on The Frank Peters Show About Super Angels

"Chapman Business Report", Chapman on Television

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