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Leveraging Your Failures with Michael Ambrose
May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Join us Wednesday May 15th at Acorns HQ in Irvine for Connecting Things featuring Michael Ambrose as our speaker. Michael, who goes by Ambrose, is the co-founder of WorkWell and will be sharing his keynote “Leveraging Your Failures”.
About Michael Ambrose:
Former convict turned startup strategist and entrepreneur. Michael Ambrose was introduced into a criminal lifestyle at the age of 11, where theft, fraud, and embezzlement became his infatuation that lead him to drop out of high school and dedicate himself to being a career criminal. In 2010, Ambrose paroled from the prison system on a mission to turn his life around and leverage his failures to create new opportunities. To date, Ambrose has used his skills in strategy, social awareness, and emotional intelligence to help launch and grow dozens of startups, personal brands, and nonprofits. During his time in college he founded TextTrade, an online marketplace for students to buy & sell textbooks to each other on-campus, which gained some attention from the Los Angeles Times and other local press. He’s also a co-founder of the coworking space, WorkWell in Irvine, CA, and now invests much of his time into leading and mentoring students in the Business & Entrepreneur Program at Orange Coast College.