Lidow Today, Crowley Tomorrow

Two globally famous entrepreneurs, one who analyzes the electronic value chain, another who founded biotechs to fight rare diseases, will speak in the next two days.
Today (Wednesday, February 1) Derek Lidow, a global expert in analyzing the electronic value chain, speaks at New Jersey EntrepreneursNetwork this afternoon from 4:30 to 6:30 at PrincetonUniversity’s Friend Centeron Olden Ave Avenue. There will also be a poster session in a program entitled P4 – Posters, Pitches, and Prizes at Princeton– a poster session with a punch! Lidow founded isuppli.com and is the visiting professor in entrepreneurship this semester. Admission $45 at the door.
Tomorrow (Thursday, February 2) John Crowley, who famously was played by Harrison Ford in the film “Extraordinary Measures” (left), will speak at the Princeton Regional Chamber lunch, 11:30 to 1:30 p.m.  He founded a firm to pursue a cure for his children, who have a rare disease. Now his firm Amicus Therapeutics develops “orally administered, small molecule drugs called pharmacological chaperones, a novel, first-in-class approach to treating a broad range of diseases including lysomal storage disorders and the diseases of neurogeneration.” Registration: $45 or $65.
Save the date:  Kevin Kruse, author, keynote speaker, and serial entrepreneur, will speak at the Princeton Regional Chamber breakfast on Wednesday, February 15, 7:30 to 9:15 p.m. Kruse is CEO of Kru Research and co-founder of the e-patients.com connections conference. His topic: “Engage! How Leaders Gain Emotional Commitment through Growth, Recognition, and Trust.” Those who register will get a free copy of his best-selling business book “WE: how to increase performance and profits through full engagement.” Cost: $25 or $40.

Needless to say: any of these events offer networking bonanzas. 

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