2018 Innovation Series: 1717 Innovation Center
The Fall 2018 HYPE Innovation Series
Staying innovative is the key to maintaining workplace culture, building community relationships, and keeping up with the continued growth of technology. Join us as we hear from some of Richmond’s top corporations on how they encourage innovation in a generation filled with creative minds.
We are starting off the HYPE Innovation Series at the new 1717 Innovation Center. During an interactive panel discussion you’ll have the opportunity to learn about Richmond’s growing and nationally recognized entrepreneurial ecosystem.
5:30 - 6:00 p.m. - Networking
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. - A panel discussion featuring Capital One, Startup Virginia, Lighthouse Labs, Will Morris, Founder & CEO of EdConnective and Nate Marcus, Founder and CEO of Occasion Genius.
7:00 - 7:30 - Networking and self-guided tour of 1717
About 1717 Innovation Center
The 1717 Innovation Center is an all-in-one experience design lab, conference venue, and event space, where multidisciplinary experts can engage with community organizations and entrepreneurs to share innovative ways to help them meet their mission.
Learn more at www.1717innovationcenter.com
About Startup Virginia
Within the 1717 Innovation Center, Startup Virginia runs its incubator for high growth startups. Currently home to over 55 companies, Startup Virginia provides access to programming, and their 140+ expert mentor network to help them grow their businesses. Located in the heart of Richmond, it is a hub for resources focused on supporting community organizations and entrepreneurs. -
Learn more at www.startupvirginia.org
About Lighthouse Labs
Lighthouse Labs is a mentor-driven startup acceleration program that provides $20,000 to accepted startups without taking equity. They connect promising founders with proven mentors, investors, support services, working space and lean startup education to move from idea to viable high growth venture in 3 months.
Learn more at www.lighthouselabsrva.com