An Evening with Professor Bill Cockrum - Entrepreneurship, Finance, & Venture Capital
Wednesday, May 16
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
L'Auberge Hotel & Spa
1540 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014
Complimentary Hors d'oeuvres
& Drinks Included with Registration
Greg Burnett (858) 220-3603
Have you always wanted to strike it out on your own? Finally ready to take the plunge and seize that opportunity you identified a while ago? Need a refresher on sources of funding to launch your startup? Simply want to do a little networking to catch up with other San Diego alumni and bounce ideas off of other budding entrepreneurs?
Join us for an evening of networking and stimulating discussion. Alumni, current students, and invited guests are all welcome. The evening includes a happy hour including complimentary appetizers and cocktails as well as a brief presentation by Professor Bill Cockrum.
Professor Cockrum will start with an introduction about the entrepreneurial process and the entrepreneurial perspective. Following his introduction, he’ll discuss the needs for financing at various stages of a firm’s lifecycle and potential sources for those funds, specifically focusing on private equity and venture capital. After Professor Cockrum’s presentation, the evening will conclude with Q&A and additional networking opportunities.
About Professor Bill Cockrum
Professor Cockrum has won numerous teaching awards, including recognition as the top entrepreneurial professor in the nation in a survey conducted by Business Week in 1996. He has become a legend for a case-study entrepreneurial finance class he has taught for more than 25 years, teaching students the ins and outs of acquiring and sustaining the financing for organizations..
L'Auberge Del Mar overlooks the Pacific Ocean offering stunning views, gorgeous sunsets, refreshing dining options, and a cheerful and cozy spa. Just steps from the hotel are the shops and restaurants of Del Mar Village, and scenic hiking trails at the Torrey Pines State Reserve. Nearby, enjoy golfing at exclusive courses with panoramic views, in the summer watch horse races at the Del Mar Racetrack, or simply enjoy all that Southern California and San Diego have to offer.