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Track Day Events

  • How to Sell and Love Doing It: Presented by McDonell Consulting Group

    Learn how to eliminate the common frustrations and take control of the sales process in order to sell on YOUR terms, not theirs!

    Thursday, October 11, 9:00am–10:30am
  • Founders Feast: A Panel on Innovation Presented by Goldman Sachs 10KSB

    As part of Baltimore Innovation Week, Alumni of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses in Baltimore will gather at ETC (Emerging Technology Centers) to discuss their entrepreneurial journey while highlighting how they have been innovative in their businesses and how the program has helped them think about their businesses differently.

    Thursday, October 11, 11:30am–1:00pm
  • Startup Global presented by U.S. Commercial Service

    Entrepreneurs, business, and government discuss the need for startups to develop international strategies and how to go global! Resources to help businesses expand internationally will be discussed.

    Thursday, October 11, 1:30pm–6:00pm
  • Startup Grind: How You Know You've Made It

    Startup Grind with Smitha Gopal, Margaret Roth, Joni Daniels & Jeehye Yun Needless to say, starting a company is an incredibly challenging task. Building a sustainable, high-performing, growing business that adds value for your customers is a whole other level of complexity. In this edition of Startup Grind, we’ll hear a conversation between four entrepreneurs as they discuss the eternal questions — How do we measure success? How do we know if we've "made it"? How do you get beyond "surviving"? Be ready for an unfiltered look inside the startup journey.

    Thursday, October 11, 6:00pm–9:00pm

Speakers

  • Alissa Starzak

    Alissa Starzak

    Alissa Starzak is the Head of Public Policy at Cloudflare, a web performance and security company that is on a mission to help build a better Internet. Cloudflare protects and accelerates more than 10 million web properties worldwide, with customers ranging from individual blogs to small businesses to

  • Curtis Funderburk

    Curtis Funderburk

    President and CEO of System Integrity, LLC located in Baltimore; Curtis Funderburk is a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a Cisco Certified Networking Instructor.

    With over 25 years of design and maintenance experience, he served as a Systems and Test Engineer for corporation like Verizon and

  • Carey Arun

    Carey Arun

    Carey Arun is a Foreign Service Office with the US Department of Commerce - US Commercial Service. Carey is assigned to the US Export Assistance Center in Baltimore, MD where she assists Maryland based IT, technology, Marine, Textile, Transportation and Chemical firms with their export efforts.

    @CSBaltimore
  • Wesley Muller

    Wesley Muller

    Wesley Muller is a patent attorney with more than fifteen years of intellectual property experience from both private and corporate practice. Wes is currently Managing Counsel, Intellectual Property for Under Armour. In this role, he leads the intellectual property department’s development and

  • Jake Colvin

    Jake Colvin

    As Executive Director of the National Foreign Trade Council's Global Innovation Forum, Jake engages startup, business, and government leaders to elevate the opportunities that exist to be global from Day One, explore the challenges that inhibit success, and emphasize how public policies can support

Track Collaborators

  • ETC (Emerging Technology Centers)
  • PowerUp

Track Presented by

  • U.S. Commercial Services

Track Supported by

  • Startup Grind
  • Sandler Training
  • Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses Alumni