"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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"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."
"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."
"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."
"Gee. It sure would be nice to have audio speakers that fit easily in a suitcase while traveling."
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."
"It takes guts to launch a product at a Las Vegas trade show at any age. Tilden Smith did it at 19."
"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."
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."