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How Might We Discover Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Social Good?

Henrik Scheel, Founder & CEO of the Startup Experience, will discuss the what, why, and how of using an entrepreneurial mindset to address critical social challenges.

Thursday, August 1, 2013
Room 003, Rockefeller Center
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Henrik Scheel discusses why an entrepreneurial mindset is helpful in solving the world's biggest programs, and how to find and/or create opportunities and market solutions that can improve social well-being. He also defines design thinking and emphasizes why design thinking is a valuable approach to creating human-centered solutions.

Henrik Scheel is a Danish serial entrepreneur currently living in San Francisco where he focuses on startup projects in entrepreneurship education and telecom. While still an engineering student, Henrik founded two companies in IT and Design Thinking. He then worked with the Global Research team at Vestas Wind Systems and became specialized in strategy development and Innovation Management. In 2010 he moved to Silicon Valley where he founded Startup Experience Inc. Through Startup Experience he has formed partnerships with governments, NGOs and corporate non-profits in 15+ countries and is striving to transform entrepreneurship education in today’s school system.

Co-sponsored by the Office of the President, Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, Career Services, Collis Center for Student Involvement, Dartmouth Athletics, Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network, Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Society, Digital Arts Leadership and Innovation (DALI) Lab, Kairos Society, Mitosis, Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer, Thayer School of Engineering, Tuck School of Business, and Tucker Foundation.

For more information, contact:
Joanne Needham

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.