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The Seventh Annual Tom Tom Founders Festival is a week-long celebration of innovators, visionaries, and artists who are shaping small cities. The Festival occurs at dozens of venues throughout downtown Charlottesville. 

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Thursday, April 12 • 2:00pm - 3:10pm
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Tally up the costs and consider technology, and the best place to launch a global business might be the cities that get the least attention. If you’re looking for strategies to develop national client, investor, and user networks from a small metro, don’t miss this session.

Moderators
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Chris Harris

Senior Program Officer, Kauffman Foundation
Chris Harris is a senior program officer in Entrepreneurship for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where he manages the Market Gaps program, which seeks to work with organizations to address persistent barriers for diverse entrepreneurs. Prior to joining the Kauffman Foundati... Read More →

Speakers
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Kendall Morris

Founder, Partner, Junior Founders Club, Authentic
Kendall Morris is a former teacher turned entrepreneur and parent of three great kids. Having launched her first business while home raising 3 kids, she successfully transitioned to co-founding an award winning digital marketing agency. Create Digital served many top clients suc... Read More →
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Will Morris

CEO, EdConnective, EdConnective
Will Morris is the Founder and CEO of EdConnective. Will received his Masters of Education from the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education. There he researched instructional coaching as a promising lever of teacher quality. 
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Mary Stargel

Director of Innovation District Programs, The Enterprise Center
Mary Stargel works in Chattanooga’s Innovation District to bring together the growing innovation community through programs and organizational collaboration.

Sponsors
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Capital One

Capital One is a diversified bank that offers a broad array of financial products and service to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. 
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Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Ewing Kauffman’s most enduring legacy to his community and the world is the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. He established the Foundation with the same sense of opportunity he brought to his business endeavors, and, with the same convictions. Kauffman wanted his foundation to... Read More →


Thursday April 12, 2018 2:00pm - 3:10pm
Second Street Gallery 115 2nd Street SE, Charlottesville VA 22902

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