Published On: Mon, Apr 29th, 2019

Boca Library and FAU Present Program for Entrepreneurs

Rhys Williams

Boca Raton Public Library And Fau Division Of Research

Present “So You Wanna Be An Entrepreneur?”

With Rhys L. Williams, Jd, Mba

May 16, 2019, 2:00–3:00pm, Downtown Library

Boca Raton, FL – Have you ever wanted to be an entrepreneur or own your own business? Rhys Williams, JD, MBA,Associate Vice President and Managing Director of FAU Tech Runway, believes that anyone can be a successful entrepreneur with the right guidance and leadership. In “So You Wanna Be an Entrepreneur?” he will discuss what it takes to turn an idea into a viable company.

FAU Tech Runway is a South Florida public-private partnership that serves as a hub to accelerate technology development and incubate startup companies. This collaborative working space provides entrepreneurs with a complete ecosystem to house, educate, mentor and fund their companies from origination through venture funding.

This program is part of the “FAU Research in Action” series—a yearlong collaboration between Florida Atlantic University’s Division of Research and the City of Boca Raton Libraries in which researchers share their innovative work and seek input from the community.Oyuki De Santiago Poletz, Program Services Librarian, notes, “Boca Raton is fortunate to have an active research university in our own backyard. This series is an excellent opportunity for our residents to engage with the experts at Florida Atlantic University and contribute to the direction of ground-breaking research.”

Small business owners and entrepreneurs are also encouraged to take part in Small Business Week at the Downtown and Spanish River libraries from May 6–11, featuring a variety of free classes to help them find resources and services to grow their business.

Register for “So You Wanna Be an Entrepreneur?” and Small Business Week classes through the calendar at or call the library at 561-393-7852.

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