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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 23

Susan Tynan (Founder & CEO of Framebridge)

Fireside Chat

Susan Tynan is the founder and CEO of Framebridge, which is an online & mobile custom framing startup that makes it easy and accessible to custom frame the things you love. She has raised $20M from SWaN & Legend, Revolution Ventures, NEA, Steve Case, and Tim O'Shaughnessy.

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Tuesday, June 27

Adam Vitarello (COO & Cofounder of Optoro)

Fireside Chat

Adam Vitarello is the COO & Cofounder of Optoro which provides a better way to liquidate your returned, overstock, and damaged-box products, driving higher recovery rates and quicker turn times for your inventory. They have raised more than $112M from investors such as Revolution, SWaN, QED, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

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Past Events

Seth Goldman (CEO & Co-Founder of Honest Tea)

Seth Goldman (CEO & Co-Founder of Honest Tea)

John Backus (NAV.VC)

John Backus (NAV.VC)

James Patterson (CapitalOne Labs)

James Patterson (CapitalOne Labs)

Startup Grind DC Holiday Party 2016 (Reston Town Center)

Startup Grind DC Holiday Party 2016 (Reston Town Center)

Ron Gula (Tenable Network Security)

Ron Gula (Tenable Network Security)

Michelle K Lee (US Patent and Trademark Office)

Michelle K Lee (US Patent and Trademark Office)

Fred Schaufeld (SWaN & Legend Venture Partners)

Fred Schaufeld (SWaN & Legend Venture Partners)

Peter Harrison (Snagajob)

Peter Harrison (Snagajob)

Archana Vemulapalli (CTO of DC)

Archana Vemulapalli (CTO of DC)

Daniel Pink (NYT Bestselling Author of Drive)

Daniel Pink (NYT Bestselling Author of Drive)

Dan Berger (SocialTables)

Dan Berger (SocialTables)

Ben Rattray (Change.org)

Ben Rattray (Change.org)

FREE LIVESTREAM - GLOBAL CONFERENCE (AC Hotels in National Harbor)

FREE LIVESTREAM - GLOBAL CONFERENCE (AC Hotels in National Harbor)

Sophie & Katherine (Georgetown Cupcakes)

Sophie & Katherine (Georgetown Cupcakes)

Holiday Party (AC Hotels by Marriott)

Holiday Party (AC Hotels by Marriott)

Dan Gordon (Valhalla Partners)

Dan Gordon (Valhalla Partners)

William Pence (CTO of AOL)

William Pence (CTO of AOL)

Rami Essaid (Distil Networks)

Rami Essaid (Distil Networks)

Tim Hwang (FiscalNote)

Tim Hwang (FiscalNote)

Governor Terry McAuliffe (Virginia)

Governor Terry McAuliffe (Virginia)

Hooman Radfar (cofounder of AddThis)

Hooman Radfar (cofounder of AddThis)

Duke Chung (Parature/Microsoft)

Duke Chung (Parature/Microsoft)

Congressman Darrell Issa (California)

Congressman Darrell Issa (California)

Joe Payne (Eloqua/Oracle)

Joe Payne (Eloqua/Oracle)

Timothy Chi (cofounder of WeddingWire)

Timothy Chi (cofounder of WeddingWire)

Peter Barris (NEA)

Peter Barris (NEA)

Nick Lavezzo (FoundationDB)

Nick Lavezzo (FoundationDB)

Jean Case (Case Foundation)

Jean Case (Case Foundation)

Vint Cerf (Internet Pioneer, Google)

Vint Cerf (Internet Pioneer, Google)

Chip Paucek (2U, HookedOnPhonics)

Chip Paucek (2U, HookedOnPhonics)

John Burke (True Ventures)

John Burke (True Ventures)

Mark White (CTO of Deloitte)

Mark White (CTO of Deloitte)

Daymond John (Shark Tank, FUBU)

Daymond John (Shark Tank, FUBU)

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (Drugstore.com)

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (Drugstore.com)

Ellen Miller (Sunlight Foundation)

Ellen Miller (Sunlight Foundation)

Ted Leonsis (Monumental Sports - Wizards/Caps)

Ted Leonsis (Monumental Sports - Wizards/Caps)

Congressman Jared Polis (TechStar, ProFlowers)

Congressman Jared Polis (TechStar, ProFlowers)

Alex Hawkinson (cofounder of SmartThings)

Alex Hawkinson (cofounder of SmartThings)

Gary Shapiro (Consumer Electronics Assn.)

Gary Shapiro (Consumer Electronics Assn.)

Tige Savage (Revolution Ventures)

Tige Savage (Revolution Ventures)

Paul Allen (cofounder of Ancestry.com)

Paul Allen (cofounder of Ancestry.com)

Scott Case (Startup America, Priceline)

Scott Case (Startup America, Priceline)

Sanju Bansal (cofounder of MicroStrategy)

Sanju Bansal (cofounder of MicroStrategy)

Michael Chasen (Blackboard, SocialRadar)

Michael Chasen (Blackboard, SocialRadar)

Jim Bankoff (CEO of Vox Media)

Jim Bankoff (CEO of Vox Media)

Nigel Morris (cofounder of Capital One)

Nigel Morris (cofounder of Capital One)

Dr. Magid Abraham (cofounder of comScore)

Dr. Magid Abraham (cofounder of comScore)

Reggie Aggarwal (Cvent)

Reggie Aggarwal (Cvent)

Eugene Stoltzfus (Co-Founder of Rosetta Stone)

Eugene Stoltzfus (Co-Founder of Rosetta Stone)

Revell Horsey (Founding President of HelloWallet)

Revell Horsey (Founding President of HelloWallet)

Steve Blank (Author of The Startup Owners Manual)

Steve Blank (Author of The Startup Owners Manual)

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