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Monday, November 16, 2020

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Fireside Chat Innovation Technology
Discover Ohio Innovation | Ohio X
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Chris Berry
Chris Berry Ohio X, President
Mike J. Walker
Mike J. Walker Microsoft, Senior Director, Applied Innovation and Digital Transformation
Scott Allen
Scott Allen John Carroll University, Associate Professor of Management
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Funding Startups Panel
Raising Capital in Ohio, with Rev 1, Ohio State University, Jumpstart and North Coast Ventures
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Todd Federman
Todd Federman Managing Director, North Coast Ventures
Cheryl Turnbull
Cheryl Turnbull Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship at The Ohio State University, Senior Director
Hardik Desai
Hardik Desai Jumpstart, Senior Partner, Investing
Ryan Helon
Ryan Helon Rev 1, Executive Vice President
Jeff Hoffman
Jeff Hoffman Global Entrepreneurship Network, Chairman
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Black Entrepreneurship Summit Ecosystem Building Panel
The New American Dream | Disruption Now Media
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Aja Hardy
Aja Hardy gBeta Cleveland, Director
Whitney Gaskins
Whitney Gaskins University of Cincinnati College of Engineering and Applied Science, Assistant Dean of Inclusive Excellence and Community Engagement
Anne Richie
Anne Richie The Mezzanine Fund, Fund Manager
Carlton R. Collins
Carlton R. Collins Engines That Work, Co-Founder
Rob Richardson
Rob Richardson Disruption Now Media, Founder & Host
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Startups
VFA Fellow Founders of Ohio, by Venture For America
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Leopoldo Peña
Leopoldo Peña The Opportunity Exchange, Co-Founder, VFA '16 (Cleveland)
Ryan Cleary
Ryan Cleary FloatMe, Co-Founder & COO, VFA '17 (Cleveland)
Alison Leddy
Alison Leddy Bust A Move, Co-Founder, VFA '16 (Columbus)
Alex Hilleary
Alex Hilleary Gather, Co-Founder, VFA '16 (Cleveland)
Tagan Horton (Moderator)
Tagan Horton (Moderator) Founders Get Funds, Founder, VFA '19 (Cleveland)
Carrie Murphy (Host)
Carrie Murphy (Host) Venture for America, Senior Director of Community Partnerships
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Startups
The Gig-Economy When the Economy’s Tanking, with Matt Deal
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Matt Deal
Matt Deal SydeWyrk, Co-Founder
Jordan Valdiviez
Jordan Valdiviez University of Toledo, Incubation Operations Manager at Launchpad Incubation Program

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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South Africa Ecosystem Building Panel
African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA) – How can Startups help to realize it?
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Josephine Ndao
Josephine Ndao African Development Bank Group, Chief Entrepreneurship and SME Development Officer
Michael Goldberg
Michael Goldberg Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship at Case Western Reserve University, Executive Director
Isabelle Byusa
Isabelle Byusa Wheaton College Massachusetts, Director, Youth Development Programs
Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly
Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly World Bank, Country Director for South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho and Eswatini
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Funding
Alternative Capital for Ohio Manufacturers
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Justin Vogt
Justin Vogt Evermore Industries, Co-Founder & CEO
Edward Redden
Edward Redden Evermore Industries, Co-Founder & President
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Funding
Alternative Funding Options in Northeast Ohio
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Dora Rankin
Dora Rankin Honeycomb Credit, Cleveland City Manager
Jeff Clawson
Jeff Clawson Growth Opportunity Partners, Chief Credit Officer
Katy Fuerst
Katy Fuerst Hebrew Free Loan Association, Director of Programming and Community Engagement
B. Fae Harris
B. Fae Harris National Development Council, Consultant, Cleveland Market
Michael Elliott
Michael Elliott Cleveland Neighborhood Progress, Director of Neighborhood Economic Development
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Technology Startups
Connecting Travelers Through Shared Experiences, with Akib Amin
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Akib Amin
Akib Amin GAFFL, Co-founder & CEO
Jordan Valdiviez
Jordan Valdiviez University of Toledo, Incubation Operations Manager at Launchpad Incubation Program
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Education Ecosystem Building
Entrepreneurial Leadership in a Time of Crisis: Lessons from the Field
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Dr. Cynthia Barnhart
Dr. Cynthia Barnhart Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chancellor
Scott S. Cowen
Scott S. Cowen Case Western Reserve University and former President of Tulane University, Interim President
Ramanath I. Ramakrishnan
Ramanath I. Ramakrishnan Eaton Corp., Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (Retired)
Judith Cone
Judith Cone UNC Chapel Hill, Vice Chancellor for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
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Startups Funding
Ohio Innovation Partners, by Plug and Play
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Nathan Sundheimer
Nathan Sundheimer Plug and Play Cleveland, Program & Operations Manager
Jennifer Thomas
Jennifer Thomas Plug and Play Cleveland, Managing Director
Julianne Roseman
Julianne Roseman Plug and Play, Ventures Associate
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Technology Startups
Growing Opportunities In Cannabis Management, with Professor Brandon Cohen
Brandon Cohen
Brandon Cohen University of Toledo, College of Business and Innovation, Senior Lecturer
Jordan Valdiviez
Jordan Valdiviez University of Toledo, Incubation Operations Manager at Launchpad Incubation Program
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Black Entrepreneurship Summit Ecosystem Building
Opportunities and Risks for Black Entrepreneurs: Black Entrepreneurship Summit
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Carlin Jackson
Carlin Jackson Theo. Wyes David, Ltd. | Content Status, Founder/Principal Consultant | Co-founder/CTO
Jay Williams
Jay Williams Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, President
Anthony Gillespie
Anthony Gillespie Keen Point Consulting, LLC, Founder
Rob Richardson
Rob Richardson Disruption Now Media, Founder & Host
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Education
Building Your Resource Stack, by Fitzergald Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies
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Dr. Joseph Fox
Dr. Joseph Fox Akron University Department of Management and theFitzgerald Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, Associate Professor of Practice & Director
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Startups
The Entrepreneurship Roadmap-A Guided Journey For Your App/Software Based Business, by Jumpstart
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Adam Salon
Adam Salon Jumpstart, Partner, Entrepreneurial Services
Heather Hall
Heather Hall Jumpstart, Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Ron Stubblefield
Ron Stubblefield Jumpstart, Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Christopher Smith
Christopher Smith Jumpstart, Senior Deal Flow Manager
Jaclyn Williams
Jaclyn Williams Jumpstart, Senior Market Research Analyst
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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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Technology Startups
Retail and Restaurant Technology, with Chris Rumpf
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Chris Rumpf
Chris Rumpf Flyght, CEO
Jordan Valdiviez
Jordan Valdiviez University of Toledo, Incubation Operations Manager at Launchpad Incubation Program
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Ecosystem Building Startups
Blue Economy Forum: How The Great Lakes Fosters Entrepreneurship
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Brandon Wong
Brandon Wong University of Michigan, PhD, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Hadar Borden
Hadar Borden University at Buffalo, Director, Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars
Michael Schum
Michael Schum Fortun Brands Global Plumbing Group, Vice President, Product Development
Eric Clark
Eric Clark Technology Incubation and Innovation Office at the NASA Glenn Research Center, Acting Deputy Director
Paul Riser
Paul Riser TechTown, Inaugural Director
Max Herzog
Max Herzog Cleveland Water Alliance, Program Manager
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Fireside Chat Innovation Ecosystem Building
Real Estate for Culture, Community & Entertainment | Robert Paskar
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Rob Paskar
Rob Paskar Pasker Real Estate, Owner & Broker
Jordan Valdiviez
Jordan Valdiviez University of Toledo, Incubation Operations Manager at Launchpad Incubation Program
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Black Ohio Leaders Changing the Game: Black Entrepreneurship Summit
Rob Richardson
Rob Richardson Disruption Now Media, Founder & Host
Pam Davis
Pam Davis Hidden Spirits Cocktails, Founder & Creator
Doug McCollough
Doug McCollough City of Dublin, CIO
Ras Asan
Ras Asan BREAUX Capital, Co-Founder
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Education
Careers & Entrepreneurship in the Sciences: Challenges and Opportunities in the Age of Global Pandemics (Part 1)
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Calvin James
Calvin James Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Ohio University, Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences
John Lewis
John Lewis BioOhio, President & CEO
Douglas C. Spitz
Douglas C. Spitz I2Pure Corp., CEO
Karen C. Gibson
Karen C. Gibson Digital Health for Quidel, SVP
Laura Brege
Laura Brege BridgeBio Pharma, Senior Advisor
Rob Painter
Rob Painter I2Pure Corp., COO
Robert Huebner
Robert Huebner Latham BioPharm Group, Principal Consultant
Amanda Epp
Amanda Epp ScriptDrop, CEO & Founding Team Member
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Ecosystem Building
Power of Collaboration: The Toledo Business Growth Collaborative
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Amy Haschak
Amy Haschak JumpStart, Partner, Network Management
Jill Badger
Jill Badger Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, Interim Director of the Small Business Development Center
Sabrina Weaver
Sabrina Weaver Women of Toledo, President
Olivia Holden
Olivia Holden ASSETS Toledo, Executive Director
Jim Matzinger
Jim Matzinger Economic and Community Development Institute, Community Outreach and Lending Specialist
David Topoleski
David Topoleski Toledo Lucas County Public Library, Reference Librarian and Manager
Mark Urrutia
Mark Urrutia Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC), Regional Director
Elizabeth Murawski
Elizabeth Murawski Center for Innovative Food Technology, Business & Workforce Development Manager
Jay Black
Jay Black Toledo African American Chamber of Commerce, Vice President

Thursday, November 19, 2020

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Education
Perfect Pitch-Pitch Feedback from JumpStart EIRs
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Ron Stubblefield
Ron Stubblefield Jumpstart, Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Heather Hall
Heather Hall Jumpstart, Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Adam Salon
Adam Salon Jumpstart, Partner, Entrepreneurial Services
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Education Ecosystem Building
Careers & Entrepreneurship in the Sciences: Challenges and Opportunities in the Age of Global Pandemics (Part 2)
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Rob Painter
Rob Painter I2Pure Corp., COO
Laura Brege
Laura Brege BridgeBio Pharma, Senior Advisor
Karen C. Gibson
Karen C. Gibson Digital Health for Quidel, SVP
Calvin James
Calvin James Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Ohio University, Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences
John Lewis
John Lewis BioOhio, President & CEO
Douglas C. Spitz
Douglas C. Spitz I2Pure Corp., CEO
Robert Huebner
Robert Huebner Latham BioPharm Group, Principal Consultant
Amanda Epp
Amanda Epp ScriptDrop, CEO & Founding Team Member