E-Hour: Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

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Center for Entrepreneurship
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Katherine Ryder, Maven Clinic
Event Type: 
Ann Arbor Events
For Entrepreneurs
STAMPS Auditorium 1226 Murfin Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Open to the community as space permits, the Entrepreneurship Hour speaker series provides a venue for the students to engage and network with world-class entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and business leaders from across the globe. This gateway class explores fundamental topics in entrepreneurship such as emerging business models, new venture creation, and technology commercialization while exposing both undergraduate (freshmen – seniors) and graduate students to the ecosystem in a variety of industries.

About Katherine Ryder:

Katherine Ryder is the founder and CEO of Maven, the digital clinic for women. Maven is a telehealth platform offering instant access to its best-in- class network of women’s and family health providers, with a flagship 15-month maternity management program for employers to help new parents throughout their transition back to work.

Katherine previously worked as an early stage investor at the venture capital firm Index Ventures, based in London, where she focused on consumer technology, and in particular on investments in the health, education, art, and retail sectors.

Prior to joining Index, Katherine worked as a journalist, writing for The Economist from Southeast Asia, New York, and London. In 2009, she worked with former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, helping him write his memoirs about the U.S. financial crisis.

Katherine received her B.A. from the Honors College at the University of Michigan and her MSc from the London School of Economics. Katherine is based in New York City.