Come join the Startup Summit Virtual Conference, “Innovate and Thrive In A Challenging Economy” and learn how you can manage, grow, and prosper through this pandemic.

Thank you to our Sponsor HPG for donating 15 meals to the Healthcare hero’s fund.


1:00pm: Startup Summit Welcome Message featuring co-founders of Startup Summit Keith Washo & Mark Bavisotto. Special guest Steve Rao, Council Member, Morrisville, NC

1:15pm: State of the economy and managing a startup in challenging times

Speaker: David Gardner: Managing Partner at Co-Founders Capital

1:45pm : Startups thriving despite COVID-19. How do they do it?

Speakers: Moderator: Tom Snyder, Panelists: Richard Boyd : Founder and CEO of Tanjo, Rachael Meleney: Program Director at RIOT

2:15pm : CARES ACT 101 for Startups

Speakers: Moderator Mark Bavisotto, Panelists: Mark S. Burgess, MBA, SPHR Principal Human Capital Business Partner at Trinet, Heather Dean: Partner at HPG, Ben Jacobs: Partner at Fourscore Law

2:45pm: How to sell and market with empathy and sensitivity in tough social-economic climate

Speakers: Moderator Keith Washo, Panelists: Ryan Kraudel: VP of Marketing at Valencell, Larry Long Jr: Director of Collegiate Partnerships at Teamworks

3:15pm : How to hire and find a job in a challenging economy….

Speakers: Will Barfield: CEO of Barfield Consulting & Craig Stone: CEO of Hire Networks

3:45pm: Keynote: How to become a Wartime CEO in times of Crisis.

Speaker: Scot Wingo: CEO of Spiffy

4:15 pm: Closing Remarks:

Speakers: Keith Washo & Mark Bavisotto