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WeDC House: Founder Perspective: How to get the most out of an accelerator

DC Startup Week 2019

Founders who have participated in the Techstars Anywhere mentorship driven virtual accelerator program share what they learned and provide tips on how you can get the most out of whatever accelerator program you attend. Learn how to work with mentors, the importance of great updates, and how to keep getting value from your accelerator even after your program is over.


Ryan Kuder

Managing Director, Techstars


Ken Carnesi

CEO, DNSFilter

A deep-rooted problem solver with a background in technology and finance, Ken Carnesi (34) serves as Founder and CEO of DNSFilter, an internet security provider that uses artificial intelligence to protect enterprise organizations and their users from online threats. His dissatisfaction... Read More →

Joni Pepin

Cofounder and CTO, QuickCarl

Joni is the Cofounder and CTO of QuickCarl, connecting home owners to home service professionals for real-time assistance through virtual service calls from any mobile device. He is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, and spent 22 years in a variety of combat arms and combat service... Read More →

Yemi Adewunmi

Chief Product Officer and Cofounder, Civic Eagle

Chief Product Officer and Cofounder of Civic Eagle, Yemi has over 10 years of experience at the intersection of product design, public policy and strategic innovation. She's worked with startups, nonprofits, universities, small business owners, and corporations to develop strong brand... Read More →

Marcus Bullock

Founder and CEO, Flikshop

Marcus Bullock is an entrepreneur, justice reform advocate, and TED speaker. Following his 2004 release from prison, he launched a construction business that grew to employ other returning citizens. Bullock is also founder and CEO of Flikshop, Inc., a software company that builds... Read More →

Wednesday September 11, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
WeDC House @ Eaton DC 1201 K St NW, Washington, DC 20005