The Business Generating Good Summit

Hosted by APTE



6:30 p.m. Doors Open


7:00 p.m. Introduction

Alleviating Poverty through Entrepreneurship (APTE)  is a student organization at Ohio State University focused on social enterprise and sustainable solutions to societal issues. What is social entrepreneurship? How can you get involved? What is in store for the evening?


7:15 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Coney Pulla, Rice Love

Coney Pulla is a Co-founder of Rice Love, a company that donates 25 kilos of rice for every product sold to families in India who are facing temporary job loss or illness. They empower the global community by purchasing locally sourced rice and donating it back to individuals in need.


7:35 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Prashant Mehta, Conscious Step

Prashant Mehta is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Conscious Step, a social enterprise that produces fair-trade, organic, vegan socks.  Prashant started Conscious Step in 2013 as a way to “stand up in style for social justice.”


7:50 p.m. Intermission

Take this time to stretch your legs, grab some water and network with your peers and community members!

*Note: Those who are receiving extra credit for 2292 must stay until the end of the event and sign out with their BuckID.


8:00 p.m. Local Social Enterprise Video Features


8:15 p.m. Community Panel

  • John Rush, Owner & CEO of Cleanturn Enterprises

  • David Uhl, Director of Business Development for Art and Clay on Main

  • Deborah Steinhour, Workforce Development at Keepsake Theme Quilts

  • Shonna Collins, Office Manager/Human Resource at Keepsake Theme Quilts


8:35 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Hannah Davis, BANGS Shoes

Hannah Davis is the Founder & CEO of BANGS Shoes. Davis founded BANGS at 24 years old to sell adventure-inspired footwear & help people start businesses around the world. Over the past six years she has streamlined her company's operations and sales to 100% online, enabling her company to invest in over 1700 entrepreneurs in 70 countries.


9:00 p.m. Closing

Thank you for attending the 2019 Business Generating Good Summit! We are so glad that you were here. We would like to thank the following sponsors for making this event possible:

  • Crane Group

  • Rev1

  • Coca-Cola

  • KIND

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