Focused on growing innovative small businesses in Oklahoma, the nonprofit i2E will hold its free annual Entrepreneurial Summit from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17.
Dave Berkus, speaker, author and early-stage private-equity investor, will give the keynote address in the Renaissance Ballroom at the Cox Convention Center, 10 N Broadway Ave. He is considered one of the most active angel investors in the country and is past chairman of Tech Coast Angels, one of the largest angel networks in the United States.
The Summit also will offer a panel on local funding sources and business resources that are vital to assisting entrepreneurs in starting, growing or expanding their business.
The event concludes with a networking luncheon with entrepreneurial college students who will be participating simultaneously in the annual “Who Wants to Be an Entrepreneur” workshop.