|SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 12, 2017) USF Sarasota-Manatee and Sarasota-based investment group BRIDGE Angel Investors are co-hosting a talk with a bestselling author.
Who: Chris Kuenne, author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book “Built for Growth: How Builder Personality Shapes Your Business, Your Team, and Your Ability to Win.”
What: Kuenne will present a free lecture about being an entrepreneur and discuss his book, which identifies four distinct personality types: Driver, Explorer, Crusader or Captain. Each is motivated, makes decisions, manages and leads their businesses differently, based on their personality.
When: Friday, December 15, 2017 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Selby Auditorium on the USFSM campus, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.
The lecture will be followed by a question-and-answer session and light refreshments. The event, geared toward entrepreneurs and those who dream to be entrepreneurs, is the first collaboration between USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Business and the recently launched BRIDGE Angel Investors fund.
|About Chris Kuenne
Author Chris Kuenne is a successful business builder, growth capital investor, and member of Princeton University’s entrepreneurship faculty. He is the founder of Rosetta, a digital marketing firm sold in 2011 to Publicis Groupe, and the private equity firm Rosemark Capital.
About BRIDGE Angel Investors
Launched in 2016, BRIDGE Angel Investors is a membership group of private investors established to fund and mentor early-stage companies in Southwest Florida. BRIDGE offers a range of services including mentoring, funding and fostering community partnerships and education that benefit entrepreneurs. The majority of BRIDGE members have prior experience as business executives, and many are former CEOs from major companies and/or entrepreneurs. The range of expertise crosses multiple and diverse sectors. Website: http://www.bridgeangelinvestors.com/.
About USF Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM)
USF Sarasota-Manatee is a regional campus of the University of South Florida system, offering the prestige of a nationally ranked research university with the convenience of a hometown location, including classes in Manatee and Sarasota counties, Venice and online. Separately accredited, USFSM is ideal for those interested in pursuing a baccalaureate or master’s degree, professional certification, or continuing education credit in a small, personal setting with distinguished faculty and a dynamic curriculum of more than 40 academic programs. Website: www.usfsm.edu.