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September 28, 2013

EIR Workshop Series: Entrepreneurship in An Emerging Economy

EIR Workshop Series: Entrepreneurship in An Emerging Economy


You are invited to attend a workshop featuring Entrepreneur in Residence Austin Okere:

Austin Okere
Founder & CEO, Computer Warehouse Group
Entrepreneurship in An Emerging Economy: The CWG illustration
October 10, 2013
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall Classroom 140
Pizza Will Be Served.

Learn about the opportunities and challenges of crafting a coherent long-term strategy in a fast-changing emerging market economy. In 20 years Austin has grown the Computer Warehouse Group from a company which he founded with a seed capital of about $35,000 into a $130 million revenue company, with 650 staff spread across Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda and Cameroon.

This event is open to all members of Columbia University.

About Austin Okere

About the Entrepreneur In Residence Program

Featured Video

Robert Reffkin '03, founder and CEO of Urban Compass, reflects on the power of the Columbia Business School network and recalls a personal leadership course that helped him follow his passion.

 

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