LOS ANGELES- The 2016 Praxis Academy conference was hosted here at Biola University this past week, aiming to provide college students with a five-day experience rooted in theology, culture, and entrepreneurship. Reflective of their motto, “The future of culture largely depends on next generation of entrepreneurs,” participants included more than 150 students from Harvard University, Boston College, The King’s College, and many other private institutions.
Praxis CEO and co-founder Dave Blanchard and Jon Hart, Director of Praxis Academy emceed the program, stressing that, “Praxis builds entrepreneurs, not just startups.” The conference was centered on three primary questions: Why should we be entrepreneurs? What should we create? How should we execute?
These questions were answered by the world’s leading entrepreneurs making differences professionally, ethically, and socially. Speakers included Nnena Ukuku, co-founder of Black Founders; Anthony Flynn, founder and CEO of Gifted; Will Haughey, founder and chief blockhead of Tegu, and many others.
Students attended a plethora of educationally-fueled programs including “Roundtable Discussion Sessions,” “Design Your Venture Workshop,” and “Pitch Night.”
Praxis Academy aims to foster an entrepreneurial environment where student’s interests, passions, and talents are groomed and matured.
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