A Look Into the Past: Empact100 Showcase Event Originates From ACE 100
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New faces where Steve Jobs, Debbi Fields, Bill Gates, Michael Dell and others once connected
Top U.S. entrepreneurs gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in NYC last month with Empact100, a for-profit company that connects disruptive innovators. This 3-day seminar was founded by two world leaders in youth entrepreneurship: Michael Simmons and Sheena Lindhal.
Michael and Sheena
The companies ranged from Eartop wireless products to the largest guerilla ad company in the world, Arrow Sign Spinners, to Sanghavi diamond making to mushroom farming with Back to the Roots.
This year's Empact Showcase
During the Empact100 showcase, I couldn't help but reflect on my time at American Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs (or ACE) 100, a similar organization from the '80s that also held annual meetings, and published a list of top 100 entrepreneurs under 30.
Like Empact100, ACE 100 catered to disruptive entrepreneurs making big waves in the market. It was founded by
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