Fireside Chat with Tampa Bay Startup Pioneers


February 16


11:00 am - 02:00 pm

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Celebrate Tampa Bay’s Innovation Week learning from local startup founders and meeting members of Tampa Bay Wave’s innovation community!

Join us for the true stories from actual Tampa Bay area entrepreneurs and founders during our lunch-time fireside chat with those who have been navigating the Tampa Bay startup ecosystem for the past several years. Tour the Wave Venture Center and mingle with several of the awesome members of the Wave team and Mentor Network.

  • 11AM: Tours & Networking
  • 12PM: Lunch-time Fireside Chat with Startup Founders
  • 1PM: More Tours & Networking

Our featured speaker is Charlotte Baker, the CEO of Digital Hands.

Miraj Patel is the Founder and CEO of Harness.

Aaron White is the former Co-Founder and CEO of Script, which has since been acquired by LINQ.

Ben Goldman is the former Co-Founder and CRO of 180byTwo, which has since been acquired by MeritB2B where he is now the SVP of Digital Revenue and Partnerships.

Ashok Kartham is the former Founder and CEO of Mize, which has since merged with Syncron where he is now the Chief Product Officer.

Lunch Provided by Fuzzy’s Tacos!

Proud Partner of Synapse Summit and Innovation Week 2022!