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Wednesday, March 29

John Backus

NAV.VC

John Backus is the Cofounder and Managing Partner of New Atlantic Ventures (formerly DFJ New England and Draper Atlantic) which is a $304M early stage VC firm investing nationally in cyber security, mobile, ecommerce, digital media, higher education and the business of healthcare.

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Monday, April 3

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

Seth Goldman co-founded Honest Tea out of his home in 1998 with Barry Nalebuff of the Yale School of Management. Today, Honest Tea is the nation’s top selling organic bottled tea, and is carried in more than 100,000 outlets.

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Past Events

James Patterson

James Patterson

Startup Grind DC Holiday Party 2016

Startup Grind DC Holiday Party 2016

Ron Gula

Ron Gula

Michelle K Lee

Michelle K Lee

Fred Schaufeld

Fred Schaufeld

Peter Harrison

Peter Harrison

Archana Vemulapalli

Archana Vemulapalli

Daniel Pink

Daniel Pink

Dan Berger

Dan Berger

Ben Rattray

Ben Rattray

FREE LIVESTREAM - GLOBAL CONFERENCE

FREE LIVESTREAM - GLOBAL CONFERENCE

Sophie & Katherine

Sophie & Katherine

Holiday Party

Holiday Party

Dan Gordon

Dan Gordon

William Pence

William Pence

Rami Essaid

Rami Essaid

Tim Hwang

Tim Hwang

Governor Terry McAuliffe

Governor Terry McAuliffe

Hooman Radfar

Hooman Radfar

Duke Chung

Duke Chung

Congressman Darrell Issa

Congressman Darrell Issa

Joe Payne

Joe Payne

Timothy Chi

Timothy Chi

Peter Barris

Peter Barris

Nick Lavezzo

Nick Lavezzo

Jean Case

Jean Case

Vint Cerf

Vint Cerf

Chip Paucek

Chip Paucek

John Burke

John Burke

Mark White

Mark White

Daymond John

Daymond John

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene

Ellen Miller

Ellen Miller

Ted Leonsis

Ted Leonsis

Congressman Jared Polis

Congressman Jared Polis

Alex Hawkinson

Alex Hawkinson

Gary Shapiro

Gary Shapiro

Tige Savage

Tige Savage

Paul Allen

Paul Allen

Scott Case

Scott Case

Sanju Bansal

Sanju Bansal

Michael Chasen

Michael Chasen

Jim Bankoff

Jim Bankoff

Nigel Morris

Nigel Morris

Dr. Magid Abraham

Dr. Magid Abraham

Reggie Aggarwal

Reggie Aggarwal

Eugene Stoltzfus

Eugene Stoltzfus

Revell Horsey

Revell Horsey

Steve Blank

Steve Blank

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