Entrepreneurs address Innovation Conference Expo

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

The Labovitz School of Business and Economics held its first Entrepreneurship and Innovation Conference Expo Thursday at the University of Minnesota Duluth. The event featured several speakers, many of them successful young entrepreneurs.

Speaker Connor Wray, CFO and founder of JonnyPops, provided insights about how to start a business, drawing from his own entrepreneurial experience.

JonnyPops all natural popsicles was named after the man with the original idea, Jonny, who, along with his cousin, Erik, dreamt up the product.

Sometime later, while sophomores attending St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., Wray, Erik Brust, Andrew Sather and Kilian Wald joined together in a class project to formulate ideas for a new business. It inspired them to create JonnyPops.

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