Fireside Chat with Ishmael Samuel, CTO and Co-Founder of Paragon

Thursday, November 24, 2022, 12:00 – 2:00 AM UTC

Ishmael Samuel grew up in Omaha, Nebraska after he moved here as a Sudaneese refugee when he was three. He is now co-founder and CTO of Los Angeles-based startup, Paragon that recently raised a $13 million Series A round after being founded in 2019. They have over 26 full-time employees and contractors. Ishmael and his co-founder Brandon Foo were honored in 2021's Forbes 30 Under 30.

About this event

Ishmael Samuel is CTO and cofounder of Paragon, an embedded integration platform that allows SaaS companies to connect their product to their customers’ data and expedite their integration roadmap. Paragon has raised $17m from investors including Y Combinator, Inspired Capital, Village Global, FoundersClub and more and recently announced its $13m Series A led by Inspired Capital.

Prior to Paragon, Ishmael founded CTRL LA, a software development agency that built web and mobile products for companies including Universal Studios and Uber.

Ishmael grew up in Omaha, Nebraska after he moved here as a Sudaneese refugee when he was three.

Alongside building Paragon, Ishmael advises technical teams and angel invests in startups.

If you're interested in scaling tech startups, this is a great place to meet with founders, investors, and local startup supporters.

Where: Modus Coworking, 1901 Howard St. Omaha, NE 68102

When: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM -- Afterparty at The Green Room.

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Thursday, November 24, 2022
12:00 AM – 2:00 AM UTC

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