S'mores, Bonfires and Blankets - featuring Wefunder Venture Partners

Sep 19, 2019, 10:00 PM – Sep 20, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rochester

933 The U - Patio, 933 University Ave, Rochester, 14607

We are hosting our smore, bonfire and founders to talk about the things that really matter. Now, we want to spread the magic to more people! We try to avoid talking about work (except how it relates to our passions). Instead, we dive into meaningful, deep, and authentic stories; to make real connections with others. With s'mores! Because why not? Want to learn more?

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About this event

Hi! We're the folks behind Wefunder and XX Venture Partners. In August, Wefunder selected the five of us, Adolf Akuffo-Afful, Ebony Miller-Wesley, Michael Thaney, Sylvia Okoye, and Yasmin Mattox to be XX Venture Partners.  We formed Valley 2 Valley and want to connect Silicon Valley to Genesee Valley. Teleportation may still be science fiction, but we think what we’ve got cooked up is a pretty good stand-in for now.  We are hosting our founder gatherings to talk about the things that really matter. Now, we want to spread the magic to more people!

We try to avoid talking about work (except how it relates to our passions). Instead, we dive into meaningful, deep, and authentic stories; to make real connections with others. With s'mores! Because why not?

Interested in learning more?  Send us some information for us to connect

Check out what happened

Speaker

  • Yasmin Mattox

    Arkatecht

    Founder

Panelists

  • Adie Akuffo-Afful

    Wefunder

    Ecosystem Builder

  • Michael Thaney

    Constellation Brands

    Innovation Partnerships

  • Sylvia Okoye

    RIT Center of Urban Entrepreneurship

    Program Manager

  • Ebony Miller-Wesley

    RIT Center of Urban Entrepreneurship

    Director

Moderator

  • Velizar Demirev

When

When

September 19 – 20, 2019
10:00 PM – 12:00 AM UTC

Agenda

Make friends
Make smores
Make another smore!

Organizers

  • Michael Thaney

    Startup Grind

    Director

  • Joshua Batres

    CivicPulse

    Community Outreach Lead

  • Dustin Doucette

    Upstate Venture Connect

    Director of Operations

  • Carolyn Spencer

    CoPivot

    Founder Relations

  • Ananth Prajval Tallavajhula

    SchoolQuizz

    Community Manager

  • Eric Leinberg

    InfoPreserve Inc.

    Founder @ InfoPreserve

  • Nate Thomas

    Advisor

Global sponsor

Dell Technologies logo

Dell Technologies

Partners

Wefunder logo

Wefunder

RIT logo

RIT

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