Funding Basics with Jason Pappas - MARCH 7
Unsure where to begin with your funding quest? Join us!
Join us March 7th from noon to 1 pm in University Center 115—for a workshop with Jason Pappas, one of our very own entrepreneurship professors. He’ll be sharing his “Funding Basics” for entrepreneurs at all levels. If you’re looking to uncover some new resources, have no idea where to start your funding quest, or would like to ask an expert for advice, this is where you should be next week. We hope you’re as excited as we are!
About The Event
This workshop will provide a basic understanding of funding options for entrepreneurial companies. It will detail the nuances between equity, debt, hybrid, and crowdsourcing funding instruments and what options are available at different times in a company's lifecycle. It will also give students a decision tree on how to determine which funding may be right for them at any particular time.
to co-founding Antson Capital Partners, Jason served in a variety of senior
executive positions for operating companies. Jason was the CEO of EntreQuest, Inc., a high-growth sales and leadership
consulting, training, and staffing
organization he co-founded in 2000 and subsequently sold in 2008. Following
EntreQuest, he was COO of Progressus Therapy, LLC, where he led an organizational turnaround that achieved
triple-digit gains in both growth and
production within six months. In 2010, he created
Hanix, a management and strategic
Jason has been a columnist for SmartCEO Magazine and Microsoft's Partner Channel Magazine. His articles have also appeared in The American Salesman, Baltimore Business Journal, and The Daily Record. The Baltimore Business Journal honored Jason as one of the "Top 40 Under 40" in 2003.
Jason graduated from Yale University with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science and was a letter winner on the varsity football team. He also graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law with a Juris Doctorate specializing in Finance and Taxation.
In the community, Jason is the past Chairman of the Board for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake and the Greater Baltimore Technology Council. He is an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and serves as an adjunct professor of sales, marketing and management at Towson University. He has also been a guest lecturer for the MBA programs of both Loyola College and the University of Baltimore.