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14
Jun
2021

VC University LIVE takes place in emerging ecosystems across the country, providing opportunities to learn about cutting-edge issues in emerging venture finance and connect with local leaders and influencers from Silicon Valley. This year's three-day program will be hosted by the UNC Entrepreneurship Center and the Kenan Institute for Private Enterprise, incorporating lectures and interviews with leading venture capitalists, faculty from the University of California, Berkeley and executives from the National Venture Capital Association.

Join the Family Enterprise Center and your family business peers to learn how to leverage strategic thinking to achieve your family business goals.

This course is a unique opportunity to create a thoughtful roadmap for succession in your family business. Come explore family business continuity challenges and common practices for successfully leading family-owned enterprises. Emphasis is placed on the importance of open, transparent communication in the family; the creation of a shared vision for the business; and the alignment of family and business goals.

The sixth annual conference will convene thought leaders from academics, industry and government to debate the most challenging current issues in the field of entrepreneurship and set the agenda for future research and policy.


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Join the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center and the University of North Carolina Tax Center for a live webinar featuring accounting, law, and economics experts as they discuss the effects of the Biden Administration on corporate tax proposals.

The Private Equity Research Consortium and the Institute for Private Capital (IPC) at the University of Oxford, Saïd Business School will host the 2021 Spring Private Equity Research Symposium on May 27. The Spring Symposium supplements, and will follow the same format as, the long-standing PERC Fall Symposium that takes place each year at UNC. The conference will be held virtually this year for the safety of our members and attendees.

Join the Kenan Scholars Program as they honor the class of 2021 and celebrate their achievements.

In partnership with the AICPA, the UNC Tax Center's expert panel will share highlights from the Senate Finance Committee expected whitepaper on proposed US tax legislation, details from the expected Treasury Green Book on Biden administration revenue proposals, as well as updates and discussion of the latest academic research on income shifting and global tax policy.

Please join us for an exclusive conversation with Lyft Chief Policy Officer and Advisor to the Co-Founders Anthony Foxx on Wednesday, April 29. This virtual experience is part of the Dean’s Speaker Series, hosted by UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Dean Doug Shackelford.

Join Rethinc. Labs to hear from Seth Lloyd, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Physics at MIT, as he shares his findings on quantum algorithms for analyzing financial data and predicting time series.

This fifth annual conference will convene thought leaders from academics, industry and government to debate the most challenging current issues in the field of entrepreneurship and set the agenda for future research and policy.

As long-standing leaders in sustainability, the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise are proud to host the University of North Carolina Sustainability Awards. These awards recognize the leadership of North Carolina Business in protecting and promoting the state’s natural resources.

In this virtual fireside chat, Kenan Institute Senior Fellow Mary Moore Hamrick, CEO of Political Quotient Advisors, will outline the impact of the Biden Administration’s legislative, regulatory and executive order actions on business thus far.

Join NCGrowth, the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission and the Conservation Trust for North Carolina to explore how economically mindful heritage placemaking is taking shape in Black communities across the country.

Please join us for an exclusive conversation with Royal Caribbean Group Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jason Liberty on Wednesday, April 14. This virtual experience is part of the Dean’s Speaker Series, hosted by UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Dean Doug Shackelford. 

This symposium is brought to you by students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina Central University for a singular purpose, to address inequities in corporate systems and the role we can play as conduits for change.