Attend the May 1st CVC Finals

2014 CVC Finals

Attend the 2014 Innovation Driven Enterprise Showcase and Charlotte Venture Challenge Finals

Join us for 13th year of the Southeast’s largest start-up competition (Carolinas, Virginia, Washington, D.C. Tennessee and Georgia). We have added some exciting new additions to the event this year including an innovation driven enterprise showcase focused on start-up and corporate customer relationships in the Southeast. As always the CVC Finals will be the highlight of the event where we will introduce 39 of the most innovative start-ups in the southeast from a pool of 100+ entrants this year.  Sign-up early to ensure you are part of the event.

Date: May 1st, 2014 

Location: PORTAL at UNC Charlotte 

Registration is limited and we expect a sell out: [button link=”https://ecom.uncc.edu/C21561_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=83&SINGLESTORE=true” newwindow=”yes”] Register Here[/button]

Agenda 

9:00am – 12:00pm  – Closed session pitches by finalist to investor and corporate  judging panels.

Conference Opens for Registration and Networking 

12:00pm – 1:00pm – Registration and Networking

1:00pm – 1:45pm – Start-up to Billion Dollar Company

  • Manoj George – Founding CFO of Red Hat
  • Phil Verghis – CEO Klever (Early executive at  Akamai Technologies)

1:45pm – 2:30pm – Panel: Getting Your First Corporate Customer

  • Mike Weaver – CEO Intrinsic Marks International (Founder Hand Held Products acquired by Honeywell)
  • Abhishek Mehta – Founder at Tresata
  • Igor Jablokov – Former Founder at Yap
  • Moderator – Paul Wetenhall (Ventureprise)

2:30pm – 3:15pm – Panel: Corporate Innovation: Partnering with Startups

  • Jonathan Luster – Lowes, Inc
  • Daniel Sondee – Ingersoll Rand, Inc.
  • Jeff Gunther – Premier, Inc.
  • Anjali Shah – HP
  • Moderator – Phil Verghis (Klever)

3:15pm –  4:30pm – Top CVC Finalists Pitch to determine Winners!

  • Top Investor Choices vs. Top Corporate Executive Choices in Six Categories

4:3opm – 5:30pm – CVC Finalist Exhibition Opens – Visit each of the CVC Finalists at their display tables to vote for the People’s Choice Award

5:30pm – 8:00pm – CVC Reception and Awards Ceremony (Celebrate the finalists and enjoy drinks and food with new friends.)

 

Registration is limited and we expect a sell out: [button link=”https://ecom.uncc.edu/C21561_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=83&SINGLESTORE=true” newwindow=”yes”] Register Here[/button]