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Leaders of the world's fastest growing companies have used our program to form and improve their business ideas, create an advisory board, recruit co-founders, improve their pitch, launch a product, raise capital, generate revenue, and more. The scale of our successful alumni is unprecedented.See our Graduates
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Senior Business Development Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce
Facilitate introductions to procurement opportunities, cultivate strategic alignment for supply chain management and innovative...
Owner & Principal Consultant, Substrate LLC
Dave is a startup veteran, an advisor, a small-time investor, and a mentor via Startup Weekend and The Fort. He is currently ow...
Founder & CEO, Uppidy.com
Joshua Konowe is the CEO & Co-Founder of Uppidy.com. Uppidy let's everyone search, store and publish their text/sms messages f...
Managing Director, Best Marketing, LLC
Elizabeth Sara has 25 years of experience in the local high tech community as an entrepreneur, business leader, angel investor ...
Principal , Firestarter
Frances is the Founder of Firestarter, a personal brand consultancy located in Alexandria, VA. Firestarter helps individuals an...
Chairman and CEO, DisposeRx Inc.
Chairman and CEO at DisposeRx Inc.
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