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This week is filled with a host of events including The Hatch, and our grand finale, the Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship. There are many opportunities to engage with the College of Business through lunch and learns, panel discussions and presentations from world-renowned speakers! The Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership is one of 20 centers worldwide recognized by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame

Bowling Green State University presents the 2018 inductees to the Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame. They will be inducted on Wednesday, April 22.

The Hatch

BGSU student entrepreneurs will present their business ideas to alumni investors during The Hatch on April 23, vying for funds to launch their businesses in a format similar to the popular television show "Shark Tank." This event is streamed to Hatch Watch parties across the country and to several countries throughout the world.

Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship

Each year this program attracts highly successful, world-class entrepreneurs to campus who share their valuable messages to more than 600 business and community leaders, students, faculty, and administrators. This renowned program has been a sold-out event and we expect the same for this year.

Entrepreneur-in-Residence - Mark Berman, Founder, Compliglobe

Mark Berman ’74, ‘76 International Financial Services Consultant BGSU alumnus and London-based international regulatory expert Mark Berman founded and is...

E-week Lunch and Learn Series:  Speaker Elodie Schrieber & Kim Beach, Owners K&E Design

BGSU alumnae, Kim Beach ‘07 and Elodie Schrieber ’18 & ’19, founded K&E Interior Design in 2019. The company is based in Van Buren, Ohio and caters to retail...

E-week Lunch and Learn Series:  Speaker: Nick Lanciaux, Marketing Director, Delat Air Systems & Thermaduct

Nick Lanciaux ’11, serves as Marketing Director for a commercial HVAC manufacturing company in Perrysburg, Ohio. Nick has been involved in bringing new...

E-week Lunch and Learn Series:  Speaker Thomas Crookston, Partner Reverends Bar & Grill

Thomas Crookston ’19, became a business owner while studying at BGSU. He and business partner Doug Doren apply their dynamic working relationship to elevate...

Young Alumni Board Meeting

By Invitation Only The Young Alumni Board is comprised of successful alumni and friends who have graduated in the last 15 years and advise the Dean on...

Insiders’ Luncheon

By Invitation Only. The Insiders’ Luncheon is an exclusive opportunity for the College’s Leadership Council, Young Alumni Board, Paul J. Hooker Center for...

Economics Advisory Board Meeting

By Invitation Only The Economics Advisory Board is comprised of successful alumni and friends of the Department of Economics. The Board draws upon their...

Insiders' Luncheon Maurer Center Tour

By Invitation Only. Attendees from the Insiders' Luncheon will have the opportunity to tour the new Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center scheduled to...

The Hatch Dress Rehearsal

Pre-event rehearsal for Hatchlings, Mentors, and Investors, Friends of the Hatch, and Staff

Maurer Center Tour

Faculty, staff, and students will have the opportunity to take a sneak peek of the progress on the new Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center scheduled to...

June Ryan ‘84, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard (retired)

The Women in Entrepreneurship Panel is an event where students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends can engage, hear entrepreneurial experiences, and ask...

The Hatch Dress Rehearsal Dinner

By Invitation Only Attendees: Hatchlings, Mentors, Investors, Friends of the Hatch, and Staff

Hatch Tonight

Be a part of The Hatch® pre-game party at HatchTonight. This event, similar to ESPN’s GameDay, sets the stage and gets the audience fired up for the main...

The Hatch "Shark Tank" Falcon Style

After applying and being selected, BGSU student entrepreneurs (Hatchlings) present their business ideas to Falcon Investors during The Hatch®, vying for...

The Hatch VIP Reception

By Invitation Only, This a private event held after The Hatch®. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and refreshments while meeting the Hatchlings, Hatch Mentors, and...

Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship

The Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship is the culmination of Entrepreneurship Week (E-Week) presented by the Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial...

Corporate Sponsors

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Event Sponsors

A.A. Green Realty, INC. Heidelberg Distributing Company Accenture Betco Biggby Coffee Coca-Cola HART JETS PIZZA Mecca Management, INC. NextTech Ohio Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP. Theresa Popp Braun
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