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Sean Wise  

"Dragons' Den" Advisor & Entrepreneurial Evangelist

Prof. Sean Wise, BA LLB MBA PhD (ABD) "Dragons Den" Advisor & Entrepreneurial Evangelist Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University

Entrepreneurial evangelist, lawyer, professor and business mentor, Sean Wise - MBA, helps make entrepreneurial dreams come true. Wise specializes in helping emerging and high growth potential organizations raise funds, turn a profit and be successful. His intense, entertaining and direct approach has earned him a loyal following of disciples who swear by his lessons and best practices for business success.

A self-confessed entrepreneur by the age of 13, Sean Wise has helped train over 3500 entrepreneurs who have now collectively raised more $2.1B from a wide variety of investment sources.

In September, his newest book was released in the US by Penguin Publishing (NYC) titled: How to Be a Business Superhero. Seans first book, Wise Words: Lessons in Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship, is now in its second printing. Sean's next book,out early 2012: HOT OR NOT: how to know if your business idea sucks is based on: 10,000 pitches, 5 years of Dragons' Den and 10 years in venture capital.

Sean Wise has been dubbed the Dragons Keeper, for his recurring role as Online Host and Industry Advisor for CBC televisions hit business reality show, Dragons Den. Dragons' Den originated in Japan and is an international success, including in the UK on the BBC. On the show, aspiring entrepreneurs pitch their business concepts and products to a panel of business moguls who have the cash and the know-how make it happen. In addition to screening and advising contestants, Sean also led the shows community presence through his extensive blogging and speaking schedule.

Sean Wise studied Engineering and Economics at Carleton University before earning his Law and MBA degrees from the University of Ottawa. He is the Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship, at Ryerson Universitys Ted Rogers School of Management, and this fall will pursue his Ph.D in Business, focused on Collective Business Intelligence in Collaborative Online Information Networks, at the University of Glasgow.

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The Elevator Pitch
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3 Myths of Entrepreneurship
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Keynote Sampler
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