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Startup Champion @EPFL – Alter the future

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Alter the future: FOUNDER.org companies are changing the world. How about you?

venturelab and EPFL, through its  Innogrants will be hosting an exceptional happening featuring a world-class entrepreneur as guest speaker:

Michael Baum is the Founder and CEO of FOUNDER.org, a foundation working with leading colleges, universities and research institutes around the world to advance student entrepreneurship. His entrepreneurial journey has  spanned 25 years, six start-ups, five acquisitions and the IPO of Splunk (SPLK). Michael’s projects have created more than 3,000 jobs, over 150 millionaires and more than $10B in shareholder value. He is a Computer Science graduate from Drexel University and earned an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Michael is also an inventor of several patents in big data, machine learning and financial transaction management. He is still chasing big ideas with student entrepreneurs around the world.

12:00 Pizza lunch (offered)
12:30 Welcome message : Corine Zuber, Innogrants, EPFL; Jordi Montserrat, Managing Director Venturelab westernSwitzerland
12:40 Keynote «Alter the future» by Michael Baum, Founder & CEO of Founder.org, Founder of Splunk (IPO), Founder of 5 other startups (5 exits)
13:30 Closing words
13:35 Pitchs & feedback session with Michael Baum

The participation at the event is free but registration is mandatory at following address: www.founder.org/events