Small Business Entrepreneurship

Online + In-Person Panel Discussion

If you are already a valued member of the entrepreneurial community or just thinking about starting out, we invite you to join us for an engaging panel discussion aimed at empowering small business owners and entrepreneurs. Golden Gate University Center for Business Innovation’s InSight Series welcomes a distinguished panel of experts ready to share invaluable insights and practical advice to help you thrive in the ever-evolving business landscape of 2024/2025.

Event Details:

  • Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2024
  • Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm (PDT)
  • Location:
    • In-person: Golden Gate University Library Learning Commons (1st floor)
      • 536 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94105
    • Online: Zoom

Our expert panelists represent a diverse array of perspectives, bringing together local, federal, state, and private industry insights to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the current business landscape.

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Here’s a glimpse of our distinguished speakers:

Robert Shoffner (Moderator)

Executive Director Ageno School of Business
Director MBA, Golden Gate University

Chris Horton

Chris Horton

District Director
U.S. Small Business Administration (

Laurie Thomas

Executive Director
Golden Gate Restaurant Association


Scott Rogalski

Deputy Director
Northern California Small Business Development Centers (NorCal SBDC)

In this dynamic session, we will delve into crucial topics including:

  • Leveraging government resources to fuel business growth
  • Seizing opportunities for post-pandemic recovery
  • Embracing digital transformations to stay competitive
  • Navigating emerging market trends for sustainable success

Do not miss this opportunity to gain actionable strategies and connect with fellow entrepreneurs who share your passion for business success. Whether you are a seasoned business owner or just starting out, this event is designed to equip you with the tools and knowledge you need to succeed.

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We look forward to having you join us for what promises to be an insightful and inspiring discussion.

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