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Mark Swanson will teach us If, When, & How to Fund a Business
Mark Swanson is a serial technology entrepreneur who has successfully started and grown six multi-million dollar companies in the last twenty years. Most recently, Mark was the co-founder and CEO of Tampa-based Telovations, a three time Inc. 500/5000 Company founded in 2006 and sold to Bright House Networks in December 2012. Mark has raised over $75mm in four venture backed start-ups in Atlanta, Silicon Valley and Tampa Bay and participated in successful exits in three of those companies. Mark started his career in the United States Army where he commanded several military units including forming the first unit of Apache attack helicopters. Later, he managed several high tech projects as a test pilot.
Mark’s industry recognition includes two Inc. 500 Companies, four Fast 50 Awards, Tampa Bay Entrepreneur of the Year, New Media Invision Award, five Webbie Awards, 3 Emmy Awards, Ernst & Young International Business Plan Award and New York City’s Champions of Technology Award. Mark is a former member of the Young President’s Organization, the founder and past Chairman of the Georgia Electronic Commerce Association and the Southeast Software Association. Mark graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a degree in Computer Engineering and holds a Master of Science degree in Technology Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.