Impact Panel: Charleston's Startup Scene

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Boomtown! Headquarters, 1505 King St., Suite 101, Charleston, SC 29405

UVA Impact Panel:
Perspectives from Charleston's Startup Scene
Moderated by Professor Eric Martin

Charleston is gaining a national reputation for attracting and being home to trailblazing entrepreneurs and investors. The UVA Club of the Lowcountry and the McIntire School of Commerce invite you to join us for a panel discussion, featuring fellow Wahoos innovating and investing across Charleston’s startup scene, to discuss the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for sustained growth. Network with UVA alumni, parents, friends, and other industry professionals before and after the panel discussion, which begins at 6 p.m.

Panelists include:
• Sean Coughlin (Law '09), Co-Founder and CEO, FaithStreet
• Brandon Huff (A&S '95), COO and CTO, Site Fuel Inc.
• Jill Rowley (McIntire '94), Partner, Stage 2 Capital, and Former Chief Growth Officer, Marketo
• Eric Thome (Darden '06), Director, VentureSouth Charleston

Professor Eric Martin, Director, Galant Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, UVA McIntire School of Commerce

Light appetizers and beverages will be served. We hope you'll join us for an engaging evening.

Event coordinator: 
Mandi Crisp, Director of Special Events, mandicrisp@virginia.edu
Intended Audiences: 
Alumni and Friends