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Virginia Venture Summit 2018

Join us April 25, 2018 as the Venture Forum RVA brings together people from across Virginia’s entrepreneurial ecosystem for a day of networking, learning, and collaboration.

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a potential investor, a student, or simply interested in startups, growth, and leadership, you won’t want to miss the Virginia Venture Summit.

Attendees will be treated to a series of informative panel discussions, noteworthy speakers, and have the chance to engage with growing companies on our "Showcase Startup Alley.”


9:00  AM                  
Registration & Networking
9:30 - 9:45 AMWelcome
9:45 -10:15 AMRe-inventing Raceday
Dennis Bickmeier, President - Richmond Raceway 
10:15 -10:45 AM

10:45 - 11:15 AM
Intentional Connections Session
A chance to meet the people you want to meet

Start-Up Alley Break
11:15 – 12:00 PM
Panel:  Speaking with Investors - Advice for Maintaining Healthy Founder/Funder Dialogue
Moderator:  Dan Henderson, Investment Director - CIT Gap Funds
Jamie Christensen, President & Co-Founder - Outdoor Access Inc.
Linda Nash, CEO - Linda Nash Ventures and WellcomeMD
Zachary Petry, VP Small Business Lending Team Manager - Virginia Community Capital
11:30  - 1:00 PMLunch & Start Up Alley 
1:00  -1:30 PM  Startup Success Stories
Shy Pahlevani,
Co-Founder - LiveSafe, Hungry
2:00 - 2:30 PMThe Customer Connection – Leveraging Client Relationships to Maximize Value
Moderator:  Derrick Thomas, Vice President of Customer Success - SnagAJob
Tennille Boyer, Business Development Executive - Blue Ocean Brain
Andrew Miller, Co-Founder - Workshop Digital
Neil Patel, Chief Marketing Officer - Legacy Navigator
Katherine Wintsch, Founder & CEO - The Mom Complex
2:30 PM
Wrap Up

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Brought to you by:

  • alpha omega wealth management
  • fahrenheit group
  • LeClairRyan
  • CIT Gap Funds
  • Lighthouse Labs
  • Activation Capital