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Scaling Your Startup? How to be Prepared

  • Mindspace 1301 K Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20005 United States (map)

DC Startup Week 2019

When startup companies begin to scale operations, there are many tasks to consider and prepare for. Join us for an open dialogue on how to scale with leading experts who will offer advice and strategies on how to effectively expand their operations from legal and accounting needs to finding the right space to build a team.


Harry Alford

Co-Founder, Humble Ventures

Whether in venture capital, education or sports, Harry’s career has always centered around inclusion.A 4x founder, Harry is based in Washington, DC and is Co-Founder of humble ventures where he supports diverse entrepreneurs and driving innovation opportunities for industry leaders.Harry’s... Read More →

Alex Karmazin

Finance & Operations Director, VEDA Data Solutions

Alex Karmazin is the Finance & Operations Director at VEDA Data Solutions, a startup which is pioneering an all-in-one solution for health insurers and Systems. By using machine learning methods,VEDA provides more accurate provider directories to health insurers and systems, a problem... Read More →

Lisa Friedlander

Business Development Manager, NEXT Startup Platform at Shulman Rogers

Lisa Friedlander is a former corporate attorney, founder of Activity Rocket (sold to Thrively in 2017) and the current Business Development Manager for the NEXT Startup Platform at Shulman Rogers. Lisa also focuses on the Business Financial Services Group, Mergers & Acquisitions... Read More →

Zach Giegel

Co-Founder, GSP Financial + Advisory,

Zach has over 20 years years of experience in accounting and finance, working at both a national and regional CPA firm, consistently adding value to the closely held and publicly traded technology and food and beverage clients he served. He is an entrepreneur himself, a co-founder... Read More →

Tom Fuge

Regional SVP, Truss

Tom Fuge is a commercial real estate broker with over ten years of industry experience. He has completed over 200 leasing transactions with clients across several industries including trade associations, law firms, government contractors, and Fortune 500 companies. In his current... Read More →

Tom Smith

Co-Founder, Truss

Tom Smith manages sales, marketing & finance at Truss. With a maniacal focus on the customer, Tom builds strategic partnerships to expand Truss’ offerings and explosive growth. Prior to starting Truss, he gained more than 20 years entrepreneurship focused on financial growth in... Read More →

Tuesday September 10, 2019 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Mindspace 1301 K St NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA

Earlier Event: September 10
Path to B-Corp Certification
Later Event: September 10
How Purpose Sets You Apart