Expanding an Entrepreneurial Business

Panelists will discuss an entrepreneur’s options for raising the funds required to expand a small business. Expansion may be in the form of increasing production capacity for a current product or the addition of a new product. The requirements and procedures for securing funding will also be discussed.


Steven Rogers

(Gordon and Llura Gund Family Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship

(Director, Levy Entrepreneur Institute

Clinical Professor of Management and Finance), Kellogg School of Management


Thom Disch – Chief Executive Officer; Handi-Ramp

Vincent J. Pappalardo – Director; Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin

Marc S. Schulman – President; The Eli’s Cheesecake Company

Jeff Bell– Chief Executive Officer; Bolt Industries