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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


  • Smitha Gopal

    Smitha Gopal

    Smitha Gopal is the CEO of Rendia, a Baltimore company that creates visual patient education software to help doctors and patients communicate with each other. Prior to joining Rendia (formerly Eyemaginations), Smitha worked at a boutique investment bank. She earned an MBA from the Wharton School of the

  • Valerie Chua

    Valerie Chua

    Valerie is currently the Regional Director of the Singapore Economic Development Board’s (EDB) office in New York. Prior to her role, Valerie was a Senior Officer in the Infocomms and Media cluster of the EDB and was part of the team overseeing the Internet, Software and IT Services sectors in

  • David Tohn

    David Tohn

    David Tohn is the Chief Executive Officer at BTS Software Solutions (BTS-S2) in Columbia, Maryland as well as co-founder of the BTS-S2 spinoff, Verb8tm, Inc. David is a retired military officer with over 24 years’ experience in military intelligence, strategic planning, and a deep background in cyber

  • Claire Pillsbury

    Claire Pillsbury

    Claire Pillsbury is Deputy Director for the Global Innovation Forum, a nonprofit that connects startups with corporations and governments to explore the opportunities and challenges of engaging in the global marketplace in the digital age. Claire joined GIF after receiving her M.A. in International Trade

  • 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

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