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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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Joshua Anton

CEO and Founder
Reston, Virginia
Joshua Anton (UVA-Comm 14) - CEO of X-Mode launched the Drunk Mode App in 2014, the living map for ‘when you go out'. Drunk Mode garnering over 2 Million users in eighteen months, stops you from making regrettable mistakes (drunk dialing) and keeps you safe (allowing you to find your drunk friends & a safe ride home). Drunk Mode was featured in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Today Show, Tech Crunch, USA Today, BBC Radio, and MTV.

As CEO of X-Mode ‘Building the Modern-Day Offline Cookie’ has raised over $12 Million in funding to scale the success around Drunk Mode and its location technology. Today, X-Mode provides real-time location data and technologies that power location intelligence for advertising and business decisions in retail, financial services, insurance, healthcare, real-estate, and the public sector through its XDK. It’s XDK (deployed in 300+ Apps) is now deployed in hundreds of apps allowing them to monetize their apps without ads) maps daily, the precise routes of 10% of the U.S. Population and maps monthly 1 in 4 U.S. mobile devices (representing 60 million people). See more at XMode.io .

In 2015, Josh spoke for TedX UVA & in 2016 for UniLever in London on social entrepreneurship. To see more info on Joshua please visit: http://linkedin.com/in/joshuaanton

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