$50 – $60

Creative Entrepreneur Capital Summit 2019

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Ebenezers Coffeehouse Lower Level

201 F Street Northeast

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Washington, DC 20002

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Presented by Social Art and Culture and Think Local First DC, this summit is education meets resources for artisans, change-makers, makers and innovators on how to combine their visions for creating change and meaningful societal impact with venture capital concepts. Not only finance their goals for both short and long-term projects but create a business infrastructure that is profitable and reflective of their respective missions. Limited to 70 seats!



WORKSHOP TOPICS AND PANEL

Doors Open 9:30 AM with Continental Breakfast

10:15 AM-11:00 AM: Business Models- How to create a business model that is scaled to generate revenue and be a financially viable entrepreneur in the creative economy.

Moderator: Hyacinth Vassell, VP of Innovation Engineering, Association for Enterprise Opportunity

Panel: Brian Becker, Director of Small Business Outreach, Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship, and Shelly Bell, Founder, Black Girl Ventures

11:15 AM-12PM: Preparing to Pitch - Creating and utilizing your business pitch to secure funding and resources from varied private, public, and governmental sources.

Moderator: Michael Akin, President, Link Strategic Partners

Panel: Maryann Lombardi, Chief Creative Economy Officer, 202 Creates, and Stephanie Thomas, Director of Programs and Small Business Services, Wacif

Noon to 1 PM: Lunch on your own

1:15 PM-2 PM: Creative Capital - Hear from panelists the opportunities available for capital for creative entrepreneurs and businesses.

Moderator: Marie C. Johns, Managing Partner, Leftwich LLC + Board Chair, City First Bank

Panel: Melissa Bradley, Managing Partner, 1863 Partners, Sara Gibson and Tom Bartlett, Co-Founders, 20 Degrees, and Eleni D. Janis, Chief, Capital Markets, NCRC.

2:15 PM-3:15 PM: Stories of Success - Hear from panelists who have successfully designed financially viable and revenue generating business models while working in the creative space.

Moderator: Ariel E. Shelton, Program Manager, The Kennedy Center

Panel: Jeff Tribble, President, The Musicianship, The WAMMIEs and Funk Parade, Brian Williams, Founder, StepAfrika, and Yared Tesfay, VP and CFO, U Street Parking

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Washington, DC 20002

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