The founder of Priceline will keynote the SBU Innovation Center’s “Startup Pitch” from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 6.
Following Jeff Hoffman’s presentation will be a “Shark Tank”-style competition, featuring three St. Bonaventure student-run startup companies pitching judges with their entrepreneurial ideas.
People can register here for the Zoom event or can watch the event here via Facebook Live.
The student startups presenting Wednesday are:
Hoffman (@SpeakerJeff) is a successful entrepreneur, motivational speaker, bestselling author, Hollywood film producer, producer of a Grammy-winning jazz album, and executive producer of “Success in Your City,” an Emmy-winning television show.
Hoffman has played a role in a number of well-known startups, including Priceline.com, Booking.com and uBid.com.
Tom Cullen, director of the Innovation Center (@sbu_innovation), will be the emcee for the event. Dr. Dennis DePerro, university president, will offer a welcome.
About the University: The nation’s first Franciscan university, St. Bonaventure University is a community committed to transforming the lives of our students inside and outside the classroom, inspiring in them a lifelong commitment to service and citizenship. In 2019, St. Bonaventure was named the #1 regional university value in New York and #2 in the North by U.S. News and World Report.
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