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Venturing Hoyas Happy Hour Event with Patrick McGinnis, at Tanteo Spirits

Join fellow Hoya entrepreneurs Wednesday October 26th, for Venturing Hoyas happy hour event with Hoya writer Patrick McGinnis, author of The 10% Entrepreneur.

 This next event has got a little bit of everything Hoya goodness. 

Patrick McGinnis will give a little talk about his book and the thoughts behind not needing to choose between the stability of a traditional career and the upside of entrepreneurship. 

Additionally there will be plently of time to network and catchup with fellow entrepreneurs and investors over drinks. 

Special thanks to fellow Venturing Hoya Neil Grosscup, CEO at Tanteo Spirits, who is kind enough to host us again in their one of a kind space in SoHo. Expect some delicious tequila. Space is constrained and signups will be limited-- please RSVP early.

You can sign up here:

*Ticket proceeds will go in part to pay for a bartender, mixers, supplies, and Meetup fees. Tanteo is providing the space and tequila gratis. This is a 21+ event. Please drink responsibly. 

A little more on Hoyapreneur Patrick McGinnis:

Patrick J. McGinnis 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. He is the author of the international bestselling book The 10% Entrepreneur, published by Penguin books, and published in English, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, and several other languages. As a 10% Entrepreneur, he has built a diverse portfolio of investments outside of his day job, including leading technology companies such as ipsy and Bluesmart as well as the London stage production of The Last King of Scotland. 

Patrick has appeared on MSNBC, CNN en Español, BBC Radio, Irish National Radio, and Fox 5 New York.  He has also been featured in publications such as: The Financial Times, The Daily Mail, The Irish Times, Fast Company, Fortune, and Forbes. 

He is credited by Boston Magazine with coining the term “FOMO” or “fear of missing out,” a term made popular by Millennials and digital junkies, that was added to the Oxford Dictionary in 2013.

Patrick is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Georgetown University and lives in New York City.  Connect with him on Twitter @pjmcginnis on Facebook at the10PercentEntrepreneur or at