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CONNECTING the coasts

To the heartland

presented by
Burton D. Morgan Foundation
Frankenmuth, Michigan
Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash

WHAT

 

A day of panels, presentations, competitions, and mentoring designed to cross pollinate Silicon Valley’s expertise and the entrepreneurial energy of the heartland.

 

WHEN

 

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

May 17, 2019

 

WHERE

 

DeYor Performing Arts Center 

260 West Federal Street

Youngstown, OH 44503

 

 

SCHEDULE

8:00 am 

Breakfast

Sponsored by:

Pacific Western Bank

8:30 am

Welcome

Introduced by:

Scott Shane

Comeback Capital

8:45 am

Introduction:

"The Seeds of Comeback Capital"

Patrick McKenna 

HighRidge Venture Partners

Sponsored by:

9:00 am

Coastal VC Panel:

"What We Want in Midwestern Startups"

Roy Bahat

Bloomberg Beta

Charles Hudson

Precursor Ventures

Alex Iskold

2048 Ventures

Danielle Strachman

1517 Fund

Moderated by: Ben Bayat, NextGen Venture Partners

Sponsored by:

9:45 am

Coffee Break

Sponsored by:

Strategic Systems International

10:00 am

Speed Mentoring

All the investors and founders

Sponsored by:

Gener8tor

11:00 am

Coffee Break

Sponsored by:

Strategic Systems International

11:15 am

Fireside Chat:

"The Rise of the Rest Investment Thesis"

Interviewed by:

Ezra Galtson

Starting Line

Sponsored by:

12:00 pm

Lunch and Keynote:

"Why I Organized the Comeback Cities Tours"

Congressman Tim Ryan

(OH 13)

Introduced by:

Patrick McKenna 

HighRidge Venture Partners

Sponsored by:

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1:00 pm

Founder Panel:

"How We Connected to Coastal Investors"

Jewel Burks

Partpic

Brian Verne

Wave TV

Andy Lonsberry

Path Robotics

Ade Olonoh

Formspring

Moderated by: Morris Wheeler, Drummond Road Capital

Sponsored by:

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1:45 pm

Tim Schigel

Lynn-Ann Gries

Robb Myer

Investor Panel:

"Using Your Alma Mater"

Moderated by: Nitin Pachisia, Unshackled Ventures

Sponsored by:

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FortyTwo Event Production

2:30 pm

Live Podcast:

"How to Coach"

Jim Tressel, President ,

Youngstown State University

Former OSU Head Football Coach

Interviewed by:

Nick Moran

Full Ratchet

Sponsored by:

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3:15 pm

Coffee Break

Sponsored by:

Strategic Systems International

3:30 pm

Five startups compete for $175k in investment from:

Right Side Capital Management

Comeback Capital

EV Private Investments

Sponsored by:

Cintrifuse

4:45 pm

Closing Reception

Sponsored by:

WHERE TO STAY

 

PRESENTING SPONSOR

ADDITIONAL SPONSORS

Gener8tor
airCFO
Unshackled Ventures
Service Provider Capital
Starting Line
FortyTwo Event Productions
CognosHR
Thompson Hine
Pacific Western Bank
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Strategic Systems International

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