MotorMood, a student startup company out of the Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics, is officially launching its Kickstarter campaign. MotorMood was founded by Argyros School student Kina De Santis, who was recently nominated for the Orange County Business Journal‘s 2015 Women in Business Awards.

The Chapman community is invited to hear MotorMood’s entrepreneurial journey while enjoying some food and drinks.

Whether you’re a future crowdfunder who wants to learn a few pre-Kickstarter hacks, an aspiring entrepreneur looking for information about bring an idea to reality or maybe you’re in the market to have a few drinks and meet some amazing people, this is the event for you! Get ready because the Kickstarter Launch Button is being activated!

  • 5:30pm – 6:30pm :: Drinks, Snacks & Networking. Free beer, wine and cocktails paired with delicious Italian appetizers.
  • 6:30pm – 7:00pm :: The MotorMood Story! The story of MotorMood from idea to reality.
  • 7:00pm :: Kickstarter Launch! The project goes live!
  • 8:00 pm :: Prize raffle. Raffling off a special prize for those who back MotorMood on Kickstarter!


The road can often feel like a hostile place full of traffic jams and miscommunication. We’re here to change that! MotorMood is an accessory for your car which lets you say thanks to other drivers using a remote controlled light-up happy face in your rear window.

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