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Virginia Venture Summit 2017 

Beyond the Bottom Line: Entrepreneurship for Good

Join us April 6th 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 - 10:15 AMWelcome & Keynote Speaker
Keynote Speaker:  Felix Lloyd, co founder of Zoobean

10:15 - 10:45 AMStartup Showcase Break
10:45 - 11:30 AMSocial Entrepreneurship
Moderated by: Anika Horn
Adam Dreyfus, co-founder of AnswersNow
Bethany Henderson, Executive Director of DC Scores
Rupa Singh, Founder of Love This
Michael Pirron, Founder and CEO of Impact Makers 

11:30 - 12:00 PM
Startup Showcase Break
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch & Peer to Peer Mentoring 
1:00 - 1:30 PMStartup Showcase Break
1:30 - 2:15 PMInclusion and Diversity
Moderated by: Tiffany Jana
Alex Mejias, co-founder of Business for Coalition Justice
Matthew Shapiro, Public Speaker and COO of 6 Wheels Consulting
Matthew Freeman, Principal Consultant of TMI

2:15 PMGeneral Networking
3:00 - 4:30 PMThe After Party at Buskey

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