To many immigrants, the concept of networking is foreign and unfamiliar and foreign-born entrepreneurs must learn how to navigate this important tool in order to be successful. At the same time, cultural nuances and ways of doing business in their home countries may create unintended -- though by no means insurmountable - challenges.
Join us for a Venture Cafe virtual session on Thursday, January 28, from 3 pm - to 4 pm featuring four successful foreign-born entrepreneurs who will share how they adapted to build a successful business in St. Louis. Hear panelists Raj Singh (India) Arch Grant winner and founder of Waylit; Rick Shang (China), founder of Vulpes Corp.; and Ola Ayeni (Nigeria) founder of Claim Academy discuss how they utilized their background as immigrants to their advantage as entrepreneurs. The panel discussion will be moderated by Gabriela Ramírez-Arellano, the new Executive Director of Center for Emerging Technology (CET) and the Director of Entrepreneurship at Cortex, who also is a small business owner.
Thursday, January 28, 2021 | 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.