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Calling all entrepreneurs and innovators: Advantage Greenville is happening tomorrow, Nov. 18, 2022

Greenvillians are invited to learn and network at the free event, hosted by The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Furman University and the City of Greenville.

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Greenvillians can network with Furman alumni, parents, friends, and community business + civic leaders at the event.

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Hey, Greenville hustlers. Whether you’re a growing entrepreneur or simply hope to open your own business one day, Advantage Greenville can help inspire local business owners like you to reach their full potential. The free event, happening tomorrow (Fri., Nov. 18) from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Greenville ONE Center, will explore Greenville’s rapidly growing entrepreneurial ecosystem, and feature special guests including author and Entrepreneur Magazine Editor-in-Chief Jason Feifer and NEXT Upstate Executive Director Eric Weissmann.

Jason Feifer

Jason Feifer is the editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur magazine and host of the Build for Tomorrow podcast.

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Attendees will hear from Weissmann about the current state of Greenville’s biz economy, followed by Feifer who will share how each of us can “build for tomorrow” in our businesses and careers. Bryan Davis, executive director at The Hill Institute at Furman University, will lead a fireside chat with Feifer about how Greenville can future-proof its entrepreneurial ecosystem, with special guests:

  • LaShonn Edmunds, founder and CEO, CAIRS Shoes
  • Shane Grivich, co-founder and chief growth officer, Chartspan

Programming will conclude with a special announcement from The Hill Institute.
Bonus: Feifer will be on Furman’s campus this afternoon to take part in a live recording of Furman University’s Class-E Podcast and a book signing for his newly released book, Build for Tomorrow.

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