JUSTIN DAVIS - GUEST SPEAKER

February 23, 2022 - 7 PM - Capitol Federal Hall 2001

Justin is the Founder & CEO of BacklotCars, an online marketplace for auto dealers. Justin founded BacklotCars in 2014, and in November 2020, KAR Global announced that it was acquiring BacklotCars for $425 million, one of the largest startup exits in Kansas City history.

Justin graduated from KU with a degree in Economics and Business in 2008.

In the early years of BacklotCars, Justin joined the 500 Startups accelerator program out of Mountain View, CA (Silicon Valley) to help build the company to where it is today.

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP MASTERCLASS - PART 1

February 16, 2022 - 7 PM - Capitol Federal Hall 2011

Entrepreneurship club is holding an event on Wednesday, February 16, to teach aspiring entrepreneurs where to start. This event will be led by Kyle Johnson, an experienced entrepreneur currently working on a startup called Bixy. He is also leading the Launch Lawrence, an initiative endorsed by Douglas county and the city of Lawrence to create a larger entrepreneurial community in the area.
Kyle will lead students on how to ideate ideas for a startup and what necessary steps must be taken after ideation to create a business. This event is a great opportunity for any students who want to own their own business one day.
This event is the first part of a 4-part series that will take place over the course of this semester.

 

BUSINESS BRAINSTORMING EVENT

December 8, 2021 - 6:30 PM

Entrepreneurship club is holding an event on Wednesday, December 8th, to teach aspiring entrepreneurs where to start. This event will be led by Kyle Johnson, an experienced entrepreneur currently working on a startup called Bixy. He is also leading the Launch Lawrence, an initiative endorsed by Douglas county and the city of Lawrence to create a larger entrepreneurial community in the area.

Kyle will lead students on how to ideate ideas for a startup and what necessary steps must be taken after ideation to create a business. This event is a great opportunity for any students who want to own their own business one day. Additionally, given the extended winter break, kyle hopes that students will have time to take the lessons they learn at the event and begin to put them into action.

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KYLE JOHNSON - GUEST SPEAKER

September 21, 2021 - RSVP Here

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