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State of Entrepreneurship

Monday, October 5, 2020

Austin Startup Week 2020: State of Entrepreneurship
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Entrepreneurship empowers individuals, creates jobs, and powers innovation in the economy. 

In the 2020 State of Entrepreneurship, we'll hear from some of Austin's entrepreneurs on some of their wins and challenges as well as meet some of our accelerator programs and their companies. 


  • Joshua Baer, Capital Factory

  • Hugh Forrest, SXSW 

  • Jessica Gaffney, Beam  

  • Andrea Thomaz, Diligent Robots 

  • Will Young, Sana Benefits 

  • John Berkowitz, OJO Labs

  • Alex Friedman, Techstars

  • Rena Pacheco-Theard, Boutiq

  • Preston James, DivInc 

  • Milly Fotso, Centric

  • Elisa Sepulveda, Founder Institute

  • Michael Odiari, Check
  • Dana Wildeboer, MassChallenge  
  • Anthony Gantt, At Ease

  • Jill Klinvex, Capital Factory

  • Liz Coufal, GoodPolitics

  • And more!