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Jawwad Farid and Reboot: The Columbia Business School session.

It has been a full ten years since I spoke on the CEO platform at Columbia. Thanks to Hasan and Carolyn, I will get to present in Uris again. Really looking forward to it.

 

   
Breakfast Series: Startup Failure – Lessons from Serial Entrepreneur
Jawwad Farid’00

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Monday, April 19th @  8:00am
Uris 306
* Continental Breakfast will be served*

Read on to the description or just RSVP here: http://www4.gsb.columbia.edu/events/view/?main.id=725508

If the fear of failing miserably has ever stopped you from following your dreams, join Jawwad Farid’00 for a short presentation on lessons from a failed startup and his journey to entrepreneurial Reboot. Breakfast will be served.

About Jawwad Farid’00:

Jawwad Farid is the founder and CEO of Alchemy Technologies, an enterprise risk practice that builds and deploys risk, treasury, market and credit risk platforms. He is the author of Reboot, Understanding Commodities Risk, and Risk Application and Frameworks, an actuary by profession, a computer scientist by training, and a Columbia Business School MBA. Jawwad blogs about boot strapping, failure and starting up at Startup Insights and teaches week long crash courses on entrepreneurship and risk management at the SP Jain campuses in Dubai and Singapore.

Jawwad has worked directly as a founder, mentor or advisor at multiple startups including two green field life insurance companies, multiple technology product businesses, financial services consulting operations, product focused distribution as well as micro insurance, micro pensions and micro finance startups.

The ones he remembers the most are his failures.