Costco's Jim Sinegal and Chase Franklin, the founder of Qpass, the company sold to Amdocs earlier this year, will be just two of the noteworthy businessmen addressing a crowd at the Northwest Entrepreneur Network's Entrepreneur University on Thursday.
The daylong event is designed to allow budding entrepreneurs to learn from some of the best. In addition to Sinegal and Franklin, others speakng include Nick Hanauer, the co-founder and chairman of aQuantive; Pete Higgins, partner at Second Avenue Partners; Jonathon Roberts, a partner at Ignition Partners; Dan Sheeran, senior vice president of music and video at Real Networks; and David Weld, CEO, SeaTab Software.
The event has two tracks, one focused on early-stage entrepreneurs just starting up and a second track for those ready to accelerate their business.
The event is Thursday at the Sheraton Hotel in Seattle. Members of the NWEN can attend for $275; non-members are $375.