The Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour returns to Cuesta College on Monday, Oct. 22, for a high-energy event featuring some of the country’s top young entrepreneurs who will tell how they developed or sold successful companies before the age of 30.

The free event will take place from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Associated Students Auditorium, Room 5401, located in the Student Center on Cuesta’s San Luis Obispo campus. Park in Lot 2.

“We believe strongly in strengthening the entrepreneurial spirit,” said Israel Dominguez, executive director of The Business & Entrepreneurship Center at Cuesta College, which is hosting the event. “Encouraging young people to engage in entrepreneurship as a legitimate career path is a logical first step.”

Keynote speakers included Michael Simmons, author of “The Student Success Manifesto: How to Create a Life of Passion, Purpose, and Prosperity” who also co-founded Extreme Entrepreneurship Education while attending NYU in 2003, and Arel Moodie, a nationally renown self-help motivational speaker who wrote the best-seller “Your Starting Point For Student Success.”

Since 2006, Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour has put on more than 500 entrepreneurship events in 45 states, inspiring thousands of young people across the country to become entrepreneurs. This year’s tour includes a dozen stops throughout in California including San Diego, Santa Barbara and Sacramento.

Register online for the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour at Cuesta College at On-site registration begins a half hour before the event starts.

About the Business & Entrepreneurship Center (BEC) Program

The Business & Entrepreneurship Center Program is part of the California Community Colleges Economic and Workforce Development program. The BEC is a network of community college professionals working in strategic partnerships with businesses, industry and community organizations to identify and meet California’s economic development needs in the areas of business improvements and entrepreneurship training.

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Jay Thompson | (805) 546-3100, ext. 2636 | Email:  | Released Oct. 19, 2012