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[liberationtech] Mon Jan 23 4:15pm -- Crowdsourcing Software Startups in Estonia & University Entrepreneurship in the UK - ME421

Yosem Companys companys at stanford.edu
Fri Jan 20 17:06:56 PST 2012


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---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Burton H Lee <blee at stanford.edu>
Date: Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 4:40 PM
Subject: [european-association] Mon Jan 23 4:15pm -- Crowdsourcing Software
Startups in Estonia & University Entrepreneurship in the UK - ME421
To: "Association, European" <european-association at lists.stanford.edu>

Dear Stanford European Association group members:

Session Two of Stanford ME's European Entrepreneurship & Innovation Thought
Leaders (ME421) features an indepth look at a very cool crowdsourced CAD
design engineering startup out of Estonia, and the broader university
entrepreneurship scene in the United Kingdom. Both speakers are examples of
the new generation of company leaders and pioneers in Nordic countries and
the UK.


Our returning Government Partner Enterprise Estonia will give a brief
overview of Estonia's economy and innovation sector.

SPEAKERS:

* Hardi Meybaum — CEO & Co-Founder, GrabCAD (Estonia)

Hardi is the CEO and co-founder of GrabCAD Ltd., a crowdsourced CAD library
that is creating a freelance CAD engineers marketplace. He has 8 years of
experience in manufacturing as an engineer, business and sales consultant,
CIO and ERP Team Manager. He also holds a MSc in product development from
Tallinn University of Technology.

* Hushpreet Dhaliwal — CEO, National Consortium of College & University
Entrepreneurs (UK)

Hushpreet Dhaliwal is CEO of NACUE, which is headquartered in London, UK.
Since graduating in 2009, she has managed NACUE's corporate relations,
operations and developed key programming to unlock the entrepreneurial
potential of students. She has since been appointed CEO to carry NACUE
through into its next stage of growth, exposing the model to all students
post the age of 16 in the UK.

* Andrus Viirg, Director, Enterprise Estonia Silicon Valley

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Mondays 4:15pm - 5:30pm. Stanford Mechanical Engineering's European
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Thought Leaders (ME421) is a weekly speaker
series that presents industry leaders from Europe's hitech startup, venture
finance, corporate and university research and technology commercialization
communities to share their insights and experiences with aspiring and
veteran entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley.

Open to the Public ... No Advance Registration Required.

Website: http://me421.stanford.edu<http://www.linkedin.com/redirect?url=http%3A%2F%2Fme421%2Estanford%2Eedu&urlhash=3qbI&_t=tracking_anet>


Location: Main Quad Rm 370 (across from Engineering School)

Directions/Map:
http://www.europeanentrepreneursatstanford.com/aboutME421/mapDirections.php<http://www.linkedin.com/redirect?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eeuropeanentrepreneursatstanford%2Ecom%2FaboutME421%2FmapDirections%2Ephp&urlhash=ToWx&_t=tracking_anet>


Time: 4:15 - 5:30pm PST

Sponsored by the Stanford Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Center for Design
Research (CDR)

-- 

Dr. Burton H. Lee PhD MBA

Stanford School of Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

European Entrepreneurship &
Innovation<http://www.europeanentrepreneursatstanford.com/>

Lecturer

Email: burton.lee at stanford.edu

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/burtonlee

Skype: *innovarium*




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