Brown University School of Engineering

Serial Entrepreneur ANGUS DAVIS - Talk and Q&A

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Tuesday, December 03, 2013 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Interested in entrepreneurship? Want to learn a few startup tips from the man who sold his first company for nearly $1 Billion before he was even 30? Come join the Brown Entrepreneurship Program and RISD E'Ship for a talk and Q&A with Angus Davis! Angus Davis is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and advocate for education reform. His extensive and successful background in startups includes joining Netscape as their youngest employee in 1996 and co-founding Tellme, which revolutionized speech recognition systems and was acquired by Microsoft for $1b in 2007, the most they had paid for an acquisition to date. In 2009, Angus returned home to Rhode Island and founded Swipely to help local merchants succeed. He was named one of Forbes' "Most Promising CEOs Under 35." Recently named by Forbes as "One of America's Most Promising Companies", as "One of America's Top Job Creators" by Inc. Magazine and as one of the "Best Places to Work in Rhode Island" by Providence Business News, Swipely is the fastest-growing Silicon Valley-funded technology company in RI - a great place to grow your career!