Binding Education and Economic Development through Entrepreneurship

Feb 21, 2014

9:30am - 4:00pm

Holiday Inn Expo Center
2200 Interstate 70 Drive Southwest
Columbia, MO 65203

Learn more

Be a part of the energy of #BOOM

Hear from passionate and creative entrepreneurs, meet other ridiculously awesome people, and join the excitement of the Columbia startup scene.

This one-day summit will connect you with entrepreneurial leaders across the country from a variety of industries. The event will be emceed by 12 time Emmy award winning reporter Sarah Hill. Sarah is a digital storyteller and Google Plus Strategist for Veterans United. She was the world's first journalist to use a Google Plus Hangout on TV.

#BOOM provides a unique platform to discuss entrepreneurship and the role of the entrepreneur in the social era. This iconic event will be sure to generate your curiosity and spark your interest in entrepreneurship as twelve keynote speakers share their stories of success.

Your Emcee

Sarah Hill

@SarahMidMO

Reporter at Veterans United Network, Emcee

Speakers

Caleb Rowden

State Representative, Missouri District 44

Rick Eastman

Legislative Representative , Ameren Missouri

Doan Winkel

Co-Creator and Organizer, USASBE Launch!

@Trep_Ed

Sheena Lindahl

CEO & Co-Founder, Empact/Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour

@SheenaLindahl

Chris Chung

CEO, Missouri Partnership

Dustin & Austin Stanton

Co-Founders, Stanton Brothers Eggs

Michael Morey

President & CEO, Bluebird Network

Matt Murrie

Edupreneurship Pioneer, What If...? Social Enterprises

@MattMurrie

Vikram Arun

Co-Founder, DoctorOn

Nahush Katti

Co-Founder, DoctorOn

@NahushK

Michael Chatman

, Community Foundation of the Ozarks

@MichaelChatman

Jason Kander

Secretary of State, State of Missouri

@JasonKander

Ethan Brown

CEO & Founder, Beyond Meat

Bryan Simpson

Co-Founder and CEO, 5 Pound Apparel

See the full schedule

Sponsors

Event Sponsor

Title Sponsor

Presenting Sponsors

Speaker Sponsors

Break Sponsors

Other Sponsorss

Start Something

Pitch Competition

April 11, 2014

Pitch the next big idea at the #BOOM Pitch Competition

 

View More Info View the Schedule