The Parallels of Life & Startups

Join us to celebrate, learn, and network! At this Startup Summit event come meet and learn from leaders in the Triangle and enjoy a beer from sponsor Trophy Brewing!

At this special event we feature speaker Shaun Allen , Sales Leader at Citrix! Shaun will deliver you a great talk around “The Parallels of Life & Startups! You will learn the intersection of the skills required in both and how you can use them to be your best in 2020!

A great night at special venue, HQ Raleigh- Warehouse to meet some new friends, gather with colleagues, and gain insights that you can apply to reach the summit of your startup and entrepreneurs aims! Plus some great brews from our beer sponsor, Trophy Brewing and win Startup Summit T-Shirt and Purebuds Earphones giveway!


Plus check out a demo table sponsor with JanPro Raleigh, the commercial cleaning experts and Raleigh’s first choice in cleaning, sanitation, and disinfection and recent winner of the Gold Circle award for 2020. Linkedin:


And enjoy Lilly’s pizza in Historic Five Points:

Any questions reach out to co-founders of Startup Summit, Keith Washo, Mark Bavisotto, or Managing Director Chris Damico on LinkedIn or

About: Shaun Allen: Shaun is the Sr. Digital Sales Manager for White space accounts at Citrix. He has a three tiered philosophy on coaching sales people at startups:Positive attitude, 100% effort & a ‘We before I’ mentality. A graduate of the University of Central Florida with a degree in Psychology, Shaun is a frequent guests on podcasts and is known for his ‘Shaunisms’ from teams he has built: Be hungry, Be humble & always be the hardest worker in the room, trust is foundational, people are judged on a combination of skill vs will and make good sound quick business decisions.

Thank you beer sponsor, Trophy Brewing & Product Demo Sponsor JanPro Raleigh.