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Thursday, November 8 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Accelerator Showcase

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Whether you have a startup that you're looking to take to the next level, or you're just looking for some inspiration from some of the organizations playing a massive role in the burgeoning DC Tech scene, don't miss this rundown of DC's various Accelerator programs. You'll hear from The Fort, Acceleprise, EndeavorDC, MTech, GMU, and Fishbowl Labs -- followed by Q&A from the crowd.


Speakers
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John Casey

Managing Director, Mason Venture Mentors
The tagline for Mason Venture Mentors is: "Connecting Experience To Ideas." | | BIO: | John is a member of the research faculty at George Mason University and a program director at Mason Enterprise Center, with a special focus on small business, entrepreneurship and regional economic development. He serves as Director of the Mason Small Business Development Center program, Director of Mason Venture Mentors, and Entrepreneur-in-Residence... Read More →
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Elana Fine

Managing Director, Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Maryland
Elana Fine was appointed Managing Director of the Dingman Center in July 2012 after joining the team in 2010 as Director of Venture Investments. As Managing Director, Elana's primary focus is leading the Dingman Center in support of its mission and strategic plan.  Elana also develops and maintains relationships with donors, board members, EIRs, the Smith School community and other campus and regional partners. Prior to... Read More →
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Katie Gage

Manager of Programming, Springboard Enterprises
Katie Gage is the Manager of Programming for Springboard Enterprises She runs Springboard's six month accelerator programs, Springboard's Dolphin Tanks and other partnerships and initiatives.
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Michael Goldstein

Founder, Endeavor DC
Serial entrepreneur, Founder of Exhilarator, Start-up zealot, Native Washingtonian
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Glen Hellman

DC's own Mr. Cranky, Glen's been a founder, a funder, a tinkerer, a breaker of things that work and a fixer of things that break. He's spent 10 years working as a hired-gun turn-around CEO for Venture Capital investors where he became very intimate with corporate missteps and failure. He writes for Tech Cocktail and on his own blog Forward Thinking. You can learn more about Glen on Driven Forward's Website. He is a Global 100 Mentor at the... Read More →
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Paul Mandell

CEO, Consero Group LLC
Paul Mandell is a Co-Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Consero Group LLC, an international executive event company headquartered in Bethesda, MD. In his role as CEO, Paul is responsible for strategic management of the company, as well as oversight of the company’s core functions. He also serves as a mentor with Acceleprise, a DC-based accelerator that provides capital and community support to enterprise entrepreneurs building... Read More →
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Jonathon Perrelli

Jonathon Perrelli started Fortify.vc in May 2011 after founding, leading and exiting four startups over the past 17 years. His experience ranges from founding pre-IPO venture-backed startups to executive level roles with publicly traded companies. He has been a successful angel, investing in startups such as Plaxo, FormSpring and numerous cyber-security firms, and is now a venture capitalist focused on seed and early-stage investments. Prior to... Read More →
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Bud Rosenthal

CEO, Membership & Paid Services Group; co-founder Fishbowl Labs; investment committee AOL Ventures, AOL
Bud is relatively new to the DC region, having moved here about almost 18 months ago to join AOL as SVP/GM of its Paid Services division, and is the co-founder of Fishbowl Labs, a community of startups on the Dulles, VA campus of AOL. The Paid Services division consists of a variety of subscription and advertising driven businesses that collectively deliver over $1 billion in revenue for AOL. | Prior to joining AOL, Bud has held leadership... Read More →

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Thursday November 8, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
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