An inspiring pool of young innovators from fast-growing companies share stories of their entrepreneurial trials, surprises, successes and endeavors.  Take note as they discuss and debate their experiences nurturing a startup, raising capital and achieving the optimal balance between startup, school, work and other commitments.

If you are thinking of starting your own business or are a company founder already, then heed the advice of these ingénues who will teach you how to turn your creative ideas into innovative business ventures!


Shashi Jasty, MilliporeSigma


Aaron Franklin, Tyrata, Inc.
Alison Greenlee, Leading Edge Crystal Technologies
Susan MacKay, Cerahelix, Inc.
Dawn White, Accio Energy, Inc.

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