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!

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Friday, November 1 • 10:00am - 10:45am
Building a Team

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So you have a great idea and you are ready to get more people involved in your plan to change the world, how do you build your team and along with it, the culture of your company?
Our panel of experts will give you some insights from their experience but most of all, they will take your questions on how to build a team that is right for your startup.            

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Eric Crawley

Entrepreneur-in-Residence, UMass College of Engineering
Eric Crawley is an Entrepreneur-in-residence and Lecturer for the College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  He helps people turn crazy ideas into companies.  He has lived through a few startups in technology and telecommunications and has worked and managed... Read More →


Tricia Canavan

United Personnel
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Janet McKenna Lowry

Founder, 9 to Thrive
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Eric Ashman

Startup Advisor, Executive Coach
Eric is a startup advisor, executive coach and interim CFO, focused on helping founders of early stage VC funded companies chart the path to sustainable, profitable growth. Eric has over 30 years of business experience, including ten years building high growth venture backed companies... Read More →

Friday November 1, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am EDT
Room 1 MassMutual Center