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Featured in Forbes: A Conversation with Alumni Entrepreneurs

12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Nov. 16, 2021

Join this virtual panel discussion featuring VCU alumni business owners who have been featured in Forbes magazine. Panelists will share their entrepreneurial journey, how VCU set them up for success and much more. Pre-register for the opportunity to speak to the panelist of your choosing in a breakout room, ask questions and be entered to win a 30-minute coaching session.


  • Vern Howard Jr. (B.S.’12/B), CEO and co-founder, Hallo
  • Isaac Rodriguez, Ph.D. (M.S.’10/En; Ph.D.’13/En), co-founder and chief science officer, SweetBio Inc.
  • Laura Colagrande (B.F.A.’13/A), co-founder, Chippin 

Register now.




Latisha Taylor Smart