United States of America

Phoenix

Upcoming Event

Thursday, May 11

Courtney Klein, CEO and Co-founder of SEED SPOT

Fireside Chat

Courtney is the Co-Founder & CEO of SEED SPOT, an organization designed to educate, accelerate, & invest in entrepreneurs who are creating solutions to social problems. SEED SPOT ranks in the “Top 20 Accelerators in the World” by Gust & “Top 3 social impact incubators in the US” by UBI Global & Cisco. SEED SPOT also holds an Emmy for their partnership with Univision serving Latino entrepreneurs.

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Past Events

Josh Reeves, CEO and Co-founder of Gusto

Josh Reeves, CEO and Co-founder of Gusto

Ryan Deiss, CEO and Founder of DigitalMarketer

Ryan Deiss, CEO and Founder of DigitalMarketer

Jim Deters (Galvanize)

Jim Deters (Galvanize)

Jim Prendergast (317 Ventures)

Jim Prendergast (317 Ventures)

Ben Hindman (Splash)

Ben Hindman (Splash)

The Winter Social (yesphx)

The Winter Social (yesphx)

Jim Goulka (Arizona Tech Investors)

Jim Goulka (Arizona Tech Investors)

Jenny Poon (CO+HOOTS)

Jenny Poon (CO+HOOTS)

Jeremy Young (Tanga)

Jeremy Young (Tanga)

Spencer Thomason (Clean Router)

Spencer Thomason (Clean Router)

The Summer Social (#yesphx)

The Summer Social (#yesphx)

Justin Gray (LeadMD)

Justin Gray (LeadMD)

Cristine Vieira (Find Your Influence)

Cristine Vieira (Find Your Influence)

Paul Gilbert (RightBio Metrics)

Paul Gilbert (RightBio Metrics)

Gabe Cooper (Virtuous CRM)

Gabe Cooper (Virtuous CRM)

Jeff Katz (Investor)

Jeff Katz (Investor)

Heidi & Brad Jannenga (WebPT)

Heidi & Brad Jannenga (WebPT)

The Winter Social (#yesphx)

The Winter Social (#yesphx)

Daehee Park + JT Marino (Tuft & Needle)

Daehee Park + JT Marino (Tuft & Needle)

Mario Martinez (Mrtnz Ventures)

Mario Martinez (Mrtnz Ventures)

Derek Andersen (Startup Grind)

Derek Andersen (Startup Grind)

Bret Larsen (eVisit)

Bret Larsen (eVisit)

EBQ Summer Party #yesphx (BBQ hosted @ Infusionsoft)

EBQ Summer Party #yesphx (BBQ hosted @ Infusionsoft)

Hamid Shojaee (Pure Chat)

Hamid Shojaee (Pure Chat)

Sharon Lechter (Co-author, Rich Dad Poor Dad)

Sharon Lechter (Co-author, Rich Dad Poor Dad)

Gregg Scoresby (CampusLogic)

Gregg Scoresby (CampusLogic)

Rick Smith (Taser International)

Rick Smith (Taser International)

Matthew Lesko (Information USA)

Matthew Lesko (Information USA)

Greg Head (Infusionsoft)

Greg Head (Infusionsoft)

Dan Tyre (HubSpot)

Dan Tyre (HubSpot)

Bob La Loggia (AppointmentPlus)

Bob La Loggia (AppointmentPlus)

Alan Lobock (Worthworm)

Alan Lobock (Worthworm)

Brian Smith (Grayhawk Capital)

Brian Smith (Grayhawk Capital)

Doug Ducey (Cold Stone Creamery)

Doug Ducey (Cold Stone Creamery)

Pat Sullivan (Contatta + ACT! + SalesLogix)

Pat Sullivan (Contatta + ACT! + SalesLogix)

Trish Bear (I-ology)

Trish Bear (I-ology)

Gabriel Hyams (Pinnacle Transplant Technologies)

Gabriel Hyams (Pinnacle Transplant Technologies)

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