ACTEX eLearning Presents:
ACTEX eLearning Webinar:
The Actuarial Side Hustle: Entrepreneurial
Opportunities for Actuaries
This is a recording of a live event which occurred on April 25, 2017
1.5 SOA/EA, CAS/CE Credits/Training Hours
The Actuarial Side Hustle: Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Actuaries
What if there was a way to pair the stability of a day job with the excitement and upside of entrepreneurship? Using proven strategies and a range of case studies, author and serial 10% Entrepreneur Patrick J. McGinnis (MBA 2004) will explain how you can integrate entrepreneurship into your career. In doing so, you will benefit from diversification, upside, and a new set of skills that will make you more successful at your day job. Patrick will tailor his presentation specifically to the unique skill set of actuaries, incorporating information about fintech and insuretech. During this webinar, you will learn how to:
- Determine what kind of 10% Entrepreneurship best fits your resources and skills
- Make the most out of resources such as time and money as you build your portfolio
- Leverage your network in order to drive higher returns on each of your resources
Who Should Take this Course?
All actuaries interested in integrating entrepreneurship into their day job and as a part-time endeavor. Actuaries interested in learning more about opportunities in fintech and insuretech, and how they can leverage their skills to participate in career areas that inspire their passion.
Instructor Patrick McGinnis, MBA:
Patrick is a venture capitalist and private equity investor who founded Dirigo Advisors, after a decade on Wall Street, to provide strategic advice to investors, entrepreneurs, and fast growing businesses. In this capacity, he has worked in a range of settings, from building startups from the ground up in Silicon Valley to acting as an expert consultant to the World Bank in Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East.
As a 10% Entrepreneur, he has built a diverse portfolio of investments outside of his day jobincluding ipsy, the world’s largest online beauty community; Bluesmart, the inventor of the world’s first smart, connected carry-on suitcase; and Afiniti, a big data company that is reinventing the call center industry. An avid traveler, writer, and speaker, Patrick has visited more than 70 countries and is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and French.
He is the author of The 10% Entrepreneur, published by Penguin Portfolio. He also writes for Fortune, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Boston Magazine, and Forbes. Patrick is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Georgetown University and lives in New York City.
The registration fee includes access to the webcast recording and supplemental materials for up to 180 days.
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