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Class E Podcast

The Class–E Podcast hosts conversations with leaders in innovation and entrepreneurship and sheds light on all the amazing accomplishments of students, faculty, and alumni in the Furman University Family.

We strive to help innovative thinkers share their stories, their expertise, and experience in hopes of creating an innovative and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Our mission is to educate and inspire our listeners to engage in innovative thinking, connect with Furman Innovation and Entrepreneurship and launch their own ventures.

Mar 24, 2021

In this episode of the Class E Podcast, we address how intersectional identities such as race, class, and gender impact entrepreneurs as they begin their project and as they grow their venture. Are there systemic differences that they must overcome? We will also discuss how diversity is essential to fostering innovation...

Mar 10, 2021

Kemmons Wilson Companies (KWC) is one of the nation’s premier family-run investment trusts. Established in 1948, the Memphis-based organization was founded by Charles Kemmons Wilson, Jr., and is perhaps best known for building one of the world’s largest and most successful hotel chains: Holiday Inn. Now run by the...