6th Annual E-Conference 

Wondering how to Partner for STARTUP SUCCESS? 

Join us Thursday, 6 - Friday, 7 November at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business to hear seasoned entrepreneurs and venture capitalists discuss:

  • Successfully Scaling the Startup
  • Social Impact Startups
  • The Venture Capitalist Environment
  • Partnering With the Right People
  • Managing Tech Projects With a Non-tech Background
  • Success and Failure Startup Reality
  • Starting a Business in Charlottesville

Join industry leaders as they share their successes and lessons learned. This year's conference will feature a number of high-impact sessions.

Speakers will include:

  • SETH MCGUIRE (Darden ‘11), Senior Business Development Manager at Twitter;
  • ROB MASRI (U.Va. ‘93 and JD ‘96), Founder of Cardagin Networks;
  • CHUCK CULLEN (Kellogg ’95), General Partner & CFO at Grotech Ventures;
  • JIM ZUFFOLETTI (Darden ‘05), Co-Founder and President at OpenQ;
  • MARK WALSH (HBS ‘80), Angel Investor and Executive Chairman of Homesnap.com;
  • JOEL SELZER (Darden ‘05), Co-Founder & CEO of ArcheMedX and Chairman of Ozmosis;
  • DAVID TOUVE (MBA ’04 and Ph.D ’10), Serial entrepreneur, Director of the Galant Center for Entrepreneurship at U.Va.;
  • EVAN EDWARDS (U.Va. ‘02 and ENG ‘04), Co-Founder and Vice President of Product Development at kaleo;
  • ANDREW MONTALENTI (NYU ’06), Co-Founder & CTO at Parsely
Thursday, 6 November
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Concept Competition (McIntire School of Commerce, Rouss and Robertson Hall, Room 258)
Friday, 7 November
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast (Darden, Saunders Hall)
8:45 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome Session (Darden, Classroom 50)
9:00 - 11:45 a.m. Workshop Speaker Panels
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Hot Topics
1:15 - 2:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker
2:00 - 6:00 p.m. Reception at Blue Mountain Brewery and Devil's Backbone
  The Networking Reception is open to all conference attendees for $10 per person. This includes 2 drinks at Blue Mountain Brewery, a variety of hors d’oeuvres, and transportation from and back to Darden. A cash bar will be available at both breweries should individuals choose to purchase additional drinks. Space is limited to the first 50 registrants. Please plan to pay by cash or check only at the registration table on the day of the conference, Friday November 7th.

Register Today!

Organized by the Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club
and sponsored by the Batten Institute

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