Welcome to the 2019 Grinspoon, Garvey and Young Conference! We’re excited to have you here. Some important info to help you get started:

This year we are offering four session tracks based on interest and level of entrepreneurial experience.
  • DABBLE (RED TRACK) - New to entrepreneurship. Want to pick up some instantly usable skills and info.
  • DIVE IN (GREEN TRACK) - Some background in entrepreneurship and looking to get serious.
  • LAUNCH (BLUE TRACK) - Have a venture. Want to scale, find collaborators or specialized expertise.
  • GENERAL (YELLOW TRACK) - These sessions are appropriate for any level of experience.

PLEASE NOTE: Session attendance is first come, first served. Selecting a session in the SCHED app does not guarantee you a seat.

Questions or problems? The Troubleshooting Table is located next to the Registration Table.

Enjoy the conference!

Follow us on Instagram and Twitter at GrinspoonEI
Back To Schedule
Friday, November 1 • 10:00am - 10:45am
Entrepreneurial Resiliency: Lessons from Sports

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

If you are not failing, you are not growing. Entrepreneurship is full of ups and downs, highs and lows. Come learn how to be resilient to the lows, think about lows as learning opportunities, and use these challenges to guide yourself and your new venture to success.

avatar for Mary Schoonmaker

Mary Schoonmaker

Assistant Professor, Marketing, Western New England University
Dr. Schoonmaker completed her Ph.D. in Marketing at The George Washington University – School of Business.  She has a B.S. in Business Education from the University of Connecticut and an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland.  She is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma... Read More →

avatar for Matthew LaBranche

Matthew LaBranche

Director of Athletics, Recreational Sport & Physical Education, Western New England University
Matthew LaBranche began his tenure as Director of Athletics, Recreational Sport & Physical Education at Western New England University on July 2, 2018.LaBranche returned to lead the Golden Bears following a five-year stint as baseball coach at Eastern Connecticut State University. LaBranche... Read More →

Friday November 1, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am EDT
Room 5 Mass Mutual Center