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THE TRIAD’S MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANIES: NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS!

Join us as we celebrate companies of all sizes who are disrupting industries and challenging the status quo. As part of our one year anniversary on May 3rd, we’ll recognize three companies who inspire us all to keep pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. Are you one of those companies?

To nominate yourself or another company, complete this form by Thursday, April 19th at 5pm. All entries will be judged by an independent third part, and winners will be announced at 5:30pm on May 3rd at Bailey Power Plant. All nominees will receive invitations to a special VIP reception beginning at 4pm.

Sponsorship packages also available starting at only $2500.

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VENTURE CAFE FEATURED ON WFMY MORNING SHOW
posted 27 March 2017

You had to be up early to catch Executive Director Karen Barnes on the WFMY Morning Show today talking about Bailey Power Plant. The live segment aired at 6:08am but you can catch it right here. Take a look!

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10 MINUTES WITH SILICON VALLEY INVESTOR LAURA DEMING:
WHAT IF EVERYONE COULD CHOOSE HOW LONG THEY LIVE?

Venture Cafe Executive Director Karen Barnes recently caught up with Laura Deming, the 23-year-old head of The Longevity Fund, to discuss taking risks, new advances in aging and what she’ll be doing when she’s 46.

Watch the video here.

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VENTURE CAFE FEATURED AS A NEWSMAKER ON WGHP
Posted 30 January 2018

VCWS Executive Director Karen Barnes found herself on the other end of the microphone during a recent interview with WGHP anchor Neill McNeill. The Newsmaker segment originally aired on Thursday, January 25th on the 10pm newscast.

Here’s the link!


IMPACT REPORT 2017
It’s been an exciting year for us as we launched here in the Triad and began our adventure together. Want to see how we did? Here are some highlights! (As of November 30)

30 events | 4490 checkins | 235 presenters | 163 programs
62% Caucasian | 29% African American | 6% Latino | 3% Asian |
2025 on mailing list | 72,999 emails sent
221,624 Facebook page impressions | 24,015 web page views

Download the full Impact Report

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