April 26, 2016

UCLA Anderson Hosts CrEAte Conference

Full-day event for entrepreneurs includes networking, panels, TED-style talks and more

LOS ANGELES (April 26, 2016) -UCLA Anderson School of Management is hosting its 31st entrepreneurship conference, CrEAte, on Friday, April 29, 2016. The annual event is designed to showcase UCLA Anderson's leadership position in the area of entrepreneurship, further the school's goals of promoting entrepreneurship and fostering innovation, provide a rich learning experience for entrepreneurs, students and business professional and give participants an opportunity to share valuable insights on current topics in entrepreneurship, critical business skills, and emerging opportunities.

In partnership with the High Tech Business Association (HTBA), the Entrepreneur Association has helped the conference grow into one of the largest MBA student-organized events on the West Coast. This year’s CrEAte conference continues its tradition of inviting students, alumni, faculty, and the local community to learn from and network with leading entrepreneurs and investors.

This year’s keynote speakers include Ramit Varma and Jake Neuberg, co-founders of Revolution Prep. Zarik Boghossian, co-founder of Wovenmedia and Zema Enterprises, will provide closing remarks.

In addition to TED-style talks, panel discussions in this year’s conference will focus on emerging trends and opportunities across a diverse set of industries, such as healthcare, law, fintech, entrepreneurship, and tech investing, among others. Panelists include executives from e2o Health, Treehouse Partners, Remitright, Tech Coast Angels, Watertower Group, TenOneTen Ventures, Clocktower Technology Ventures, Asolva, Home Exchance, UnitedHealth Care and CONNECT.

CrEAte is co-sponsored by the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Easton Technology Leadership Program at UCLA Anderson. Gold sponsors include Prodigy Finance, O’Connect, BulletProof and Investment Finance Association.

For more information and to register, visit www.uclacreate.com

About the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

The Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation is an internationally recognized leader in entrepreneurial education. With a distinguished faculty as its cornerstone, the center oversees activities that advance the theory and practice of entrepreneurship as well as the related fields of technology commercialization, and innovation, venture capital and private equity, and social enterprise. Well known for the impact of its outreach programs, the Price Center fosters a spirit of innovation in individuals, enhances the managerial capacity of organizations, and prepares entrepreneurial leaders who will provide significant, sustainable and economic value to society. In addition, the center supervises the UCLA Anderson Venture Accelerator as well as the Undergraduate Minor in Entrepreneurship.

About UCLA Anderson School of Management

UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world, with faculty members globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Located in Los Angeles, gateway to the growing economies of Latin America and Asia and a city that personifies innovation in a diverse range of endeavors, UCLA Anderson's MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Global Executive MBA for the Americas, Master of Financial Engineering, doctoral and executive education programs embody the school's Think In The Next ethos. Annually, some 1,800 students are trained to be global leaders seeking the business models and community solutions of tomorrow.

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