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Social Media Week: What You Need to Know

| February 8, 2012 | 5 Comments

Empowering Change Through Collaboration

In 2012 social media has gone beyond just being Facebook friends and sharing funny videos you found on YouTube.  Today, social media has become a platform with the ability to change the world.  The creators of social media week have organized twelve cities who want to come together to initiate global change.

Carve Out Your Piece of History

At Under30CEO our goal is to inspire young people to become leaders and create businesses that are both rich in profit and in social good.  We’ve decided our legacy on this planet will be to lead our peers into becoming a more entrepreneurial generation, having greater impact on their communities.

On February 15th, in New York City we’ll be hosting an official Social Media Week event at the Empire State Building: Entrepreneur Matchmaking.  Our speaker Timothy Sykes started his hedge fund in college turning $12,415 into $1.6 million, but here’s the kicker…Tim makes more money blogging and on social media than he does in the stock market.

This is an event you won’t want to miss, especially since the rest of the event we will be networking with social media influencers, startup founders, developers, press, and investors.  Oh yeah, and it’s open bar on the 60th floor.

#SMW12

Annually, SMW attracts more than 60,000 attendees across thousands of individually organized events, with half a million connecting to the conference online and through mobile.  It is festival style, meaning in your city there are tons of events spread throughout the city put together by individual organizers.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Reid Hoffman, Co-founder of Linkedin and Paypal
  • Ben Scott, Policy Advisor for Innovation of US State Department
  • Jermaine Dupree, Rapper and CEO of So So Def Recordings

For more information check out http://socialmediaweek.org and if you are in New York City, come check out our Under30CEO Social Media Week event.

Go make change!

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  • http://www.dudeman.biz/ Devon Dudeman

    Sounds like a great time! I’m sorry I won’t be able to come. =(

    I’m also pissed that I missed the CEO seminar at Bryant last weekend…I completely forgot about it. =((

  • Charlotte Groenbeck

    My boy want to get on tv junt like My big girl

  • Charlotte Groenbeck

    My boy want to get on tv junt like My big girl

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    Well, I think young people are now up to getting the best of their skills by creating ideas and different aspects that let them grow and learn their businesses very well. I guess most of our Entrepreneurs these days are youngsters and they are really getting something than what we used to be in our businesses…

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    Well, I think young people are now up to getting the best of their skills by creating ideas and different aspects that let them grow and learn their businesses very well. I guess most of our Entrepreneurs these days are youngsters and they are really getting something than what we used to be in our businesses…