Holy SHIFT, yes SHIFT Happens. Where are they now?

Feb 18, 2019, 11:00 PM – Feb 19, 2019, 1:30 AM

We had a Holy SHIFT moment in January. A logistics problem with the venue. We've rolled the event to February. Everyone registered for January is automatically registered for this event. The only constant in entrepreneurship is change, shift, and pivot. Yes SHIFT HAPPENS. We're featuring three of our past local startups and find out what shifts and pivots they've made since we last saw them.

In-person event

About this event

We had a major unplanned HOLY SHIFT moment with our January event.  Hubspot was locked, no one was around and we we're going to hold the event outside in freezing weather.  So we're shifting and reschedule our event to February.  (Everyone who registered and paid for January is automatically registered and paid for February.)

The only constant in entrepreneurship is change, shift, and pivot. Yes SHIFT HAPPENS. We're bringing back several of our past featured local startups to share where they are now, what's happened, and what shifts and pivots they've made. We're then going to help them refine their new direction with a problem/opportunity discovery.session.

We've invited three of our pat featured local startups, Teris Panateze and Charle Paul of EFynch, Karen McCord of Breezio, and Mike Ratti of Fledge to share their journey from when we last saw them to today and specifically what shifts and pivots they've made or had to make and why.

We're then going to hold our Problem Solving Forum to see what our chapter can do to help them progress on their new paths.


Remember, we've partnered with the great folks at Treble to use their new platform to help our chapter and community better connect with one another using our core values of giving first and helping others.  Login to the Treble Network today, download the app and start connecting and granting wishes. See who you might be able to help and who might be able to help you.

Our Treble contest ends on March 18th.  The member making the most Treble Invites will receive an Amazon Dot. Plus, the member achieving the highest Treble Score within the Startup Grind Columbia group will receive an Amazon Echo. The prize winners will be announced at our March 18th event.

Check out what happened


  • Teris Panateze, Charles Paul


  • Karen McCord


  • Mike Ratti

    Fledge Connect



February 18 – 19, 2019
11:00 PM – 1:30 AM UTC


11:00 PMMake Friends over Food
11:45 PMHoly Shift Panel Discussion
12:45 AMStartup Problem Solving Forums
1:15 AMTreble Contest Winners Announced
1:30 AMGo Home


  • Chris Haug

    360 Venture Management Group

    Chapter Director

  • Patrick Rockhill

    Doyle-Logan Systems

    Community Logistics and Data Analytics

  • Nichole Kelly

    CEI, True North Growth Labs

  • Tariq Najee-ullah

    Patent Insider


  • Mel Litter

    Elemental Impact Solutions

    CEO, Elemental Consulting

  • Jason Mantzouranis

    Cachet Mode LLC

    COO, Project/Program Manager

  • Connor Boundy

    Atlantis Capital

    Executive Producer-Web 3 Series

  • Luke Pillarella

    Atlantis Capital, LLC

    Executive Producer - Web 3 Series

  • Sean Sutherland


    Chapter Co-Director

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