Venture Café featuring Ryan Watson

2017-01-10Join us Wednesday, January 18th!

Ryan Watson is co-founder and principal of Upsourced Accounting, a tech-enabled accounting practice in Columbus, OH and head of finance and operations for Ahalogy, a Cincinnati based startup focused on content and influencer marketing for Fortune 500 marketers. Watson is a seasoned entrepreneur with deep experience in the fields of finance and accounting.

Formerly, Watson served as CEO of Sqrl – a SaaS tool, incubated out of Upsourced Accounting. Sqrl, a venture backed graduate of the Brandery accelerator, received Entrepreneur of the Year EDGE Award from Ernst & Young and “Outstanding Emerging Innovation” honors from the Cincinnati Business Courier.

Watson began his career as a CPA at Deloitte & Touche focusing primarily on credit risk management, commercial and consumer troubled debt restructures, and regulatory compliance. Watson received his BSBA in Accounting and Finance from The Ohio State University.

The Center for Entrepreneurship hosts various Venture Cafes throughout the semester as a way to connect students with an expert in their field of study. They are a great way for business oriented students to learn the ins and outs of the various aspects of becoming a successful entrepreneur. Make sure to stop by the Living Learning Center next Wednesday to hear from an expert in accounting!

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