DC brunchwork w/ Contactually
Sunday, December 4, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM (EST)
Fill your weekend with inspiration and intention. Join us for an unforgettable farm-to-table brunch and mimosas with Zvi Band (Contactually founder) & Jason Towns (Groundwork Ventures VC)! Your brunch will feature:
* Inspirational fireside chat with Zvi & Jason in an intimate setting
* Dynamic Audience Challenge
* Curated connections with other young people hungry for the next opportunity (we will introduce you to the people you want to meet)
* Seasonal, organic, farm-to-table brunch by Power Supply
We are widely regarded as the best DC startup event - don't miss out!
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About the speakers
Zvi Band is the founder and CEO of Contactually, a relationship-marketing platform that maximizes value and drives greater ROI from personal and professional networks. Contactually helps users develop and strengthen authentic, long-lasting relationships. In simply minutes a day, the firm’s easy-to-use platform enables genuine, personalized engagement to generate more business.
Contactually employs approximately 70 people and has raised 12 million in capital to date from Grotech Ventures, Rally Ventures, Bull City Venture Partners, Middleland Capital, and others.
Jason Towns leads Groundwork Ventures, a D.C.- and SF based venture fund and startup accelerator. Jason brings more than 15 years of experience in roles including tech founder, angel investor, diversity advocate, and startup advisor. His deep experience building inclusive local startup ecosystems has led to Jason launching national initiatives such as CODE2040's Entrepreneur in Residence Program, a Google backed startup acceleration program providing seed funding and support for founders from Black and Latinx communities.
Former co-founder of Broadband.com (acquired), Jason also advises local and national political leaders, tech inclusion organizations and tech hubs on access to capital & building inclusive tech ecosystems. Jason sits on a number of advisory boards, including the African Economic Expansion Network (AEEN), the Congressional Research Institute of Social Work and Policy (CRISP), & The Releaf Group. Recent work honors include The Root's 2016 list of the 100 most influential African Americans, The Digital Diversity Network's 2016 Change Agent Award & DC Inno's "50 on Fire" Finalist.
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About our partners
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Make Offices is a leading coworking space. They empower entrepreneurs and innovators with spaces and services to grow their businesses.
Power Supply makes weekly deliveries of great tasting food made from the really good stuff, by local chefs and artisans. Use code BRUNCHWORKS to get your first order free.
When & Where
You shouldn't have to settle for a job you don't love. It should be easy to explore your options, and build skills and connections. As easy as going to brunch with friends.
Re-imagine your career and add a dose of inspiration to your life. brunchwork is about coming together, embracing possibility, and choosing to pursue your highest ambitions.