Law School to Host Entrepreneurial Boot Camp Schedule

October 9, 2007

The Law School will host an Entrepreneurial Boot Camp program Friday, October 12 in Withers-Brown Hall's Purcell Reading Room, featuring members of the Alumni Business Advisory Council.

YinStarting and building a business is one of the most challenging and rewarding initiatives an individual can undertake. Among other things, it requires courage, determination, optimism, leadership and — financing. This year's Business Advisory Council Program profiles the talent for creating opportunities, the ability to develop those opportunities into profit-making businesses and the intersection of law and business.

The following panels are open to the public.

9-10:15 am Turning Ideas into Value: the Entrepreneur's View, Purcell Reading Room


  • Mary Porter '94, founder and CEO of Curiosity Zone
  • John Muleta '93, founder and CEO of M2Z Networks, Inc.
  • Matt O'Connell '79, CEO, President and Director of GeoEye

Moderator: Fred Hutchison '75, Partner, Hutchison Law Group

10:30-11:45 am Investors and Bankers: Getting to Market, Purcell Reading Room


  • Charles "Chuck" Cory '82, Chairman, Global Technology Banking, Morgan Stanley
  • David Burke '93, Principal, Makena Capital
  • Dick Crawford '75, Chairman, Virginia Investment Capital Group and Managing Director, Virginia Active Angel Network

Moderator: Mike Lincoln '91, Partner, Cooley Godward Kronish

1:30-2:30 pm Law & Business Program Session, Purcell Reading Room


  • Peter Hursh '77, Managing Director, ECG Advisors, Inc.
  • Jack Esterhay '06, Associate, McKinsey & Company
  • Rich Hynes, Nicholas E. Chimicles Research Professor in Business Law and Regulation

Moderator: Rob Masri '96


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