POWER CHAT SPEAKER


Yuni Sameshima and Joey Petracca

Founders of Chicory

"Our College Major: Startups"


Building a business and going to school are, independently, two of the most rewarding and difficult things you can do today. But imagine doing them at the same time. Yuni Sameshima and Joey Petracca, both Colgate class of 2013, share their insights into building a lean business, creating a network from scratch, raising money, and why starting a company while an undergraduate is the best decision you'll ever make.

About Yuni

Yuni is a past fellow at ff Venture Capital. A firm believer in the power of positive thinking and hard work, he is excited to change the world through technology and innovation. Yuni studied Molecular Biology and Economics at Colgate University.

About Joey

Joey grew up in politics, working from boutique consulting firms to national campaigns. He loves copywriting, design, startups, marketing, food, and fishing. Joey graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in History from Colgate University.

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