Come join the Startup Summit Virtual Conference, “Making Q3 & Q4 2020 A Great Success! Thriving in a pandemic economy.”


1:00 pm- Welcome Message From Startup Summit Founders Keith Washo & Mark Bavisotto

I. 1:15-1:45 pm: Opening Keynote- John Chambers former CEO of Cisco.

-Introduction & Fireside Chat led by Steve Rao

II. 1:45-2:15 pm: Securing Investments during a pandemic: David Gardner, Co-Founders, Ellaine Bolle, RTP Capital, Keith Daniels, Resilient Ventures, Suresh Shanmugham, Monique Villa from Mucker Capital Runs seed and A round investments for Mucker and looking at investments in NC.

III. 2:15-2:45 pm: Leadership Through Crisis: Rob Campbell

IV. 2:45- 2:55 pm: 5 advice tips for entrepreneurs and startups in 5 minutes by Simmi Prasad, President, TIE Carolina’s

IV. 2:55-3:20 pm: How to make your startup more diverse and inclusive: Donald Thompson, Dr. Deborah Stroman, 

V. 3:20-3:55: Closing Keynote- Bob Young, Founder of RedHat, Lulu, and Needlepoint

VII. 3:55pm-4:00pm Startup Summit-Recap from founders Keith & Mark

Headline Sponsors:

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