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Sharon Dauk Discusses Role of Advisory Board

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Sharon Dauk

  • Founder, Dauk Wagner Investments, LLC
  • female
  • Caucasian
  • 1960 (Age: 63 years old)
  • Sharon Dauk - Interview - Dauk/Wagner Investments
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Sharon Dauk is a Managing Director of Dauk/Wagner Investments, LLC a private investment company she founded with her husband and partner in 1994. Dauk/Wagner Investments invests in and provides financial and strategic advice to early stage companies in a variety of industries. Of their portfolio companies, Sharon is on the Board of Dotmenu, Inc., holding company of Campusfood.com and Allmenus.com. Additionally, she works as an Executive Coach. Prior to forming Dauk/Wagner Investments, Sharon spent six years on Wall Street first at Smith Barney in their Mergers and Acquisition department and then at Morgan Stanley in their Corporate Finance Group with specific focus on large real estate transactions. Prior to that and after graduating from USC's Undergraduate Entrepreneurship program, Sharon started and managed a seminar workshop business in partnership with USC's business school. In 1987, Sharon became the first recipient of the Student Agencies Fellowship, which was jointly sponsored by the Johnson School and Student Agencies, a student-run organization whose mission is to provide real-world experience to Cornell students through starting and managing small businesses. During her Fellowship and while earning her MBA, Sharon founded and managed a small Venture Fund directed at student-run businesses; acted as "Mentor in Chief" to the student managers; and managed the re-development of 409 College Avenue, a mixed-use property owned by the organization. Sharon remains on the Board of Student Agencies and was Chair from 1995 through 2006. Sharon Dauk earned her undergraduate degree at University of Southern California and her MBA at Cornell University.

An advisory board as opposed to a real board, I think is a good idea provided that the entrepreneur picks the advisors the same way that as I say you would pick a mentor. You don't want advisors that just tell you what you want to hear. You want people that really have opinions that you trust that...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 24 Sharon Dauk Discusses Personal and Academic Background
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Video 2 of 24 Sharon Dauk Shares Anecdote From Undergraduate Business Case Study Competition
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Video 3 of 24 Sharon Dauk Shares Decision To Work On Wall Street
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Video 4 of 24 Sharon Dauk Discusses Differences Between Small and Large Investment Banks
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Video 5 of 24 Sharon Dauk discusses Decision To Attend Cornell's MBA Program
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Video 6 of 24 Sharon Dauk Shares Thoughts on How To Develop a Mentor Relationship
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Video 7 of 24 Sharon Dauk States Having an MBA Gives You A Level of Credibility
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Video 8 of 24 Sharon Dauk States People Make Deals Happen
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Video 9 of 24 Sharon Dauk States Importance of Asking For What You Want When Negotiating
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Video 10 of 24 Sharon Dauk States Importance of Being Who You Are And Using Your Talents
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Video 11 of 24 Sharon Dauk States Importance of Working Hard And Not Complaining
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Video 12 of 24 Sharon Dauk Discusses Decision To Participate In Triathlons
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Video 13 of 24 Sharon Dauk States Partnerships Must Be Based On Mutual Respect
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Video 14 of 24 Sharon Dauk Shares Background of Dauk Wagner Investments
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Video 15 of 24 Sharon Dauk States Her Fund Fills The Gap Between Angel Investors and VCs
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Video 16 of 24 Sharon Dauk States Business Plans Provide a Target To Aim For
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Video 17 of 24 Sharon Dauk States Importance of Feeling Passionate About Work and Hobbies
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Video 18 of 24 Sharon Dauk States Being an Entrepreneur Is A Mindset
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Video 19 of 24 Sharon Dauk States Impact a Mentor Can Have On Your Career
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Video 20 of 24 Sharon Dauk States Successful Entrepreneurs Can See The Big Picture And Change Their Plan When Necessary
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Video 21 of 24 Sharon Dauk States Women Who Demand Equal Treatment Must Accept Equal Treatment
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Video 22 of 24 Sharon Dauk discusses Challenges Of Handling Boards
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Video 23 of 24 Sharon Dauk Discusses Role of Advisory Board
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Video 24 of 24 Sharon Dauk Discusses Incubators In The University Setting
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