Inaugural Charlottesville Entrepreneurs and Espresso

  • i.Lab at UVA 621 Nash Dr Charlottesville, VA, 22901 United States
Cass Cannon from Peg's Salt

Cass Cannon from Peg's Salt

 
Douglas Muir

Douglas Muir

The inaugural meeting of Charlottesville Entrepreneurs and Espresso will take place at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at the i.Lab at UVA. The schedule will include networking over coffee, a pitch from Peg's Salt with time for Q&A and lessons learned with Douglas Muir. 

More about Douglas Muir

Douglas Muir is an authority in business strategy, having successfully built several multimillion-dollar enterprises from the ground up. He is considered the start-up guru and speaks internationally on topics of entrepreneurship, innovation, and business growth. 

Muir teaches Entrepreneurship at the prestigious University of Virginia, both in the School of Engineering and in the Darden School of Business’s MBA program. As well as being a professor, he is the Assistant Director of the Business Minor Program in the School of Engineering. He is an expert in the Business Model Canvas theory of building businesses, and teaches this methodology to undergraduate students thirsty for entrepreneurship and eager to start their own companies.

Muir has been interviewed by Gerri Willis of CNN and by Bloomberg Radio, and has been published and quoted in numerous publications including Business Week and The Scotsman Guide, a prestigious magazine for the banking, mortgage, and investor industry. Douglas was the host of The Doug and Eric Show on ABC, “Exposing the Hidden Truths about the Three Credit Bureaus and the Banking and Finance System”. He was featured in Kaihan Krippendorff's business tactics book, Hide a Dagger Behind a Smile, which described how Muir infiltrated the insurance industry and locked out his competition.