This weekend a horde of entrepreneurs and business leaders will lay siege to New York’s financial district as part of the Kairos Global Summit. Over the next 48 hours, 350 student entrepreneurs will mingle with high-profile mentors in their field at the New York Stock Exchange, the United Nations (both partners of the summit) and the Rockefeller Estate in upstate New York to brainstorm practical solutions for a better future.
The Huffington Post covers the Kairos Society. Read the story below:
Some of the world’s most business-savvy college students flocked to Wall Street last Saturday to pitch startups they dreamt up in their college dorm rooms to top executives and political leaders.
The Kairos Society, a networking group for student entrepreneurs, organized the expo, which took place on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, and was part of a two-day summit of 350 students from the U.S., China, India and countries around the world.
The world’s largest stock exchange served as a fitting backdrop for Saturday’s event, given that the global financial crisis and its aftermath have inspired a new, socially-conscious breed of student startup founders.
Read the rest at the Huffington Post.