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
  • How to Get to VCs as an MBA
  • 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:
  • Rob Masri (CLAS '93 and JD '96), Founder of Cardagin Networks
  • Evan Edwards (BS ENG '02 and MA ENG '04), Co-Founder and Vice President of Product Development at kaleo
  • David Touve, Serial entrepreneur, professor and Director of the Galant Center for Entrepreneurship at U.Va.'s McIntire School of Commerce
  • Andrew Montalenti, CTO at Parsely
  • Jim Zuffoletti (MBA '05), Co-Founder and President at OpenQ
  • Seth McGuire (MBA '11), Senior Business Development Manager at Twitter
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

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

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