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Dingman Speaker Series feat. Social Entrepreneur & VC Wayne Kimmel
On October 23rd, serial entrepreneur and UMD alumnus, Wayne Kimmel, ‘92, will join Dingman for the Center’s Speaker Series. Kimmel is the Founder and Managing Partner of SeventySix Capital.
A known entrepreneur, venture capitalist, philanthropist and tireless networker, some of Kimmel’s most successful investments include:
- SeamlessWeb acquired by ARAMARK now public as GrubHub (NYSE:GRUB)
- Take Care Health Systems acquired by Walgreens
- NutriSystem (NASDAQ:NTRI) top performing stock in the U.S. for 5 consecutive years
- Bread acquired by Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO)
During the event, Wayne will share his insights on entrepreneurship, networking and giving back. The program will take place from 12:30-1:30pm in 2333D Van Munching Hall. Lunch will be provided.