Morristown-Beard School is pleased to invite the community to a screening of Generation Startup, a documentary about entrepreneurship in America produced by MBS graduate Brian Egan ’08, on Friday, February 3rd at 7 p.m. in Founders Hall on campus, 70 Whippany Road in Morristown.  This is a free event.

This extraordinary film follows the risk, challenges and successes of six recent college graduates as they strive to build startups in Detroit. It celebrates risk-taking, urban revitalization and diversity while delivering a call to action – with entrepreneurship at a record low, the country’s economic future is at stake.

The young men and women of Generation Startup are part of Venture For America (VFA), a program that sends recent college graduates to work at startups in 15 cities around the country to train as entrepreneurs, and then helps them launch their own companies. 

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“It has been pretty amazing to see how many different age groups and demographics react well to the film,” said Egan. “The themes of the film and the Morristown-Beard School attitude toward education and creating well-rounded students are extremely similar. I feel that my MBS education put me in a position to take the risk and make this film. My story is very similar to the subjects in Generation Startup, as I still work at a two-person startup.”

Morristown-Beard School is a co-educational college preparatory day School for grades 6-12.  For more than 125 years, the School has maintained a personal approach to education and a steadfast commitment to preparing students for academic and personal success.

To register for this free event, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/generation-startup-tickets-31096156441.  For more information about Generation Startup and to view the trailer, visit www.generationstartupthefilm.com.