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Tech Cocktail's DC Sessions featuring SmartThings' Maria Thomas & nvite's Martin Ringlein

Crystal City BID

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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Early Bird Ticket Ended $15.00 $1.37
Standard Ticket Ended $20.00 $1.49
Last Minute Ticket Ended $25.00 $1.62
Volunteer Ended Free $0.00
Ticket + "Startup Mixology" book by Frank Gruber Ended $35.00 $1.87

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Starting a business is hard. Building it into a successful company is even harder. What if you could learn firsthand from the entrepreneurs who have already done it? Already had failures, successes?

Sessions, Tech Cocktail’s speaker series, brings the experiences of successful entrepreneurs to you so you can learn valuable lessons for your startup. Hear their stories in their own words and ask them your questions in an intimate setting.  Check some of our impressive speakers from past Tech Cocktail Sessions events.

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Maria Thomas - Chief Consumer Officer, SmartThings

Maria Thomas is an executive level leader who, since 1999, has been on the forefront of navigating disruptive innovation in the consumer Internet.  She’s built and led several of the world’s most loved digital businesses: a department on Amazon.com, NPR Digital, Etsy, and - most recently -SmartThings.Maria has received recognition for her work both as a business leader and as an angel investor in early stage tech companies.  In 2008, “Business Week” named Maria one of the Most Influential People on the Web.

Currently, Maria is Chief Consumer Officer at SmartThings, a venture-backed start-up creating a consumer hardware product, smartphone app and open platform to enable smart homes. SmartThings offers a rich experience that allows consumers to control and monitor aspects of their daily lives – such as energy management, home security and lighting – via their smart phones.

 

Martin Ringlein - Founder and CEO of nvite1152865058_10ec52d6fd_o
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An award-winning designer, developer, entrepreneur and angel investor; Martin most recently was at The White House as a President as a Presidential Innovation Fellow. Prior, Martin exited his first start-up through an acquisition deal with Twitter where he joined as their first Design Manager. Martin has extensive experience building and managing creative teams within start-ups, in-house and agency cultures. Currently, Martin is founder and CEO of nvite, a seed-stage event ticketing startup.

 

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Join us in Crystal City in the new Crystal Tech Fund space for this exciting #dctech event!

 

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Please Note:

Building Address: 2231 Crystal Drive, 10th Floor Arlington, VA 22202 United States

  • If you're driving, there'll be free parking under the building.
  • If you're taking the Metro, walk from the Crystal City Metro; Follow bread crumbs along the sidewalk to 2231 Crystal Drive, 10th Floor.
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When & Where


Crystal Tech Fund
2231 Crystal Drive, 10th Floor
Arlington, VA 22202

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)


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