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Tom Tom Founders Summit at The Paramount Theater on Friday


paramountThe fourth annual Tom Tom Founders Festival has added over a dozen entrepreneurs and investors to the lineup of speakers at its Founders Summit, to include founders of Reddit, Gizmodo, 1776, New Richmond Ventures, the Container Store, and others.

The Summit is a daylong entrepreneurial conference which focuses on the founding narratives of national businesses, creative projects, and movements. The event takes place at The Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, VA, Friday, April 17th, and anchors the Tom Tom Founders Festival – a week of music, art, and innovation, which includes performances from over 150 bands and artists.

Newly added headliners include: Vanessa Hurst of Girl Develop It, Donna Harris of 1776, Bob Mooney of New Richmond Ventures, Geoffrey Trump of the Dave Matthews Band, Alexis Ohanian of reddit, Kip Tindell of The Container Store, Dave Frey of Lockn’ Music Festival, and Peter Rojas of Gizmodo.

Tickets for the Summit are on sale now for $75. A limited quantity of student tickets are still available for $25 with a .edu email address and valid student ID.

The Founders Summit is a unique event for Charlottesville – a rare opportunity for guests to interact with world-class leaders in the startup world, while also meeting collaborators, mentors, and funders through a variety of interactive mixers extending throughout the weekend.

ABOUT TOM TOM FOUNDERS FESTIVAL: Tom Tom Founders Festival is a 501c3 nonprofit that hosts dozens of free events every year in Charlottesville, VA. Its mission is to catalyze the formation of creative, civic, and entrepreneurial ventures. In 2014, Tom Tom had attendance of over 22,600, showcased 381 community organizations, and had an economic impact of $843,000 on the community of Charlottesville.



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