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Susan Amat

Venture Hive
Founder & CEO
Dr. Susan Amat is the founder of Venture Hive, an entrepreneurship education company that supports governments and municipalities in developing innovation ecosystems through K-12, university, and incubator/accelerator programs. A serial entrepreneur, she built businesses in the entertainment industry for over a decade, including the first CD-Rom magazine and a national television show. After completing her MBA, Dr. Amat developed pediatric health monitoring products and earned a Ph.D. in Strategic Entrepreneurship (coursework in industrial engineering, business, and education). While teaching at the University of Miami, she founded The Launch Pad, which was considered the top model in entrepreneurship education. Her program and platform was replicated throughout the United States as Blackstone LaunchPads. Venture Hive is the next generation program, allowing students and adult entrepreneurs access to world-class content and a global network of collaborators. Venture Hive has supported entrepreneurs and startups from more than 50 countries through their accelerator programs and partnerships with the US State Department, US Aid, and the World Bank. In 2012, Dr. Amat was honored as a Champion of Change at the White House. @SusanAmat