Indiana University will host a one-day festival April 7 designed to inspire and educate students who wish to become entrepreneurs and innovators in the music industry. The festival, known as RECESS, is touring 7 universities; Indiana University, Drexel University, University of Maryland, New York University, Cornell University, University of California at San Diego, University of the Pacific, and is backed by a roster of noteworthy investors including Mark Cuban. The Indiana University RECESS festival will include a full schedule of innovative events aimed at giving young entrepreneurs the tools and direction they need to realize their dream of launching a business.
The event is part of RECESS's nationwide campus tour, which brings together successful entrepreneurs, new startups, and a musical performance for a full day of entertainment, learning, and career building. Speakers and panelists will include ONE Co-Founder Cory Levy, ABOUT.ME Founder Tony Conrad (IU Alum), ROOZT Co-Founder Brent Freeman, TH3RD BRAIN Founder Jake Udell and Miki Agrawal, #1 best-selling author and Co-Founder of THINX.
"RECESS curates the best day of college by bringing together successful entrepreneurs, the coolest new startups and the hottest acts in music to campuses across the country," said RECESS Co-Founder Jack Shannon. "Our mission is to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs that will change the landscape of tomorrow's businesses." [from RECESS Music + Ideas Festival press release]
Monday, April 7th, 2014
Indiana University at Bloomington, Indiana
11:00am - 2:00pm Interactive Networking Event in Indiana Memorial Union Solarium at IU
6:00pm - 7:15pm Speaker Series in Indiana Memorial Union Solarium at IU
7:15pm - 8:30pm Idea Pitch Competition in Indiana Memorial Union Solarium at IU
End of the Day Celebration Concert at The Bluebird Nightclub in Bloomington, Indiana, featuring Paper Diamond. Doors: 8:00pm
RECESS Music + Ideas Festival at Indiana University event information here