STARTUP VIRGINIA EVENTS

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As the go-to resource for entrepreneurs in Central Virginia, we organize and host special events for our members and the community. By creating experiences that provide natural opportunities for interaction with other industry professionals, we know great things can happen.

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SVA Backstage Pass

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CVA Angels Pitch Night

(members only)

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Breakfast Club

(members only)

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Startup Virginia Socials

(members only)

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SVA Backstage Pass

SVA Backstage Pass is designed to help educate, inspire, and connect anyone interested in growing Richmond’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Each month, an engaging entrepreneur shares their story on what worked, what didn’t, and what they’ll do differently next time.

When:
Monthly - Typically on the third Wednesday or Thursday

Agenda:
5:30 - 6 p.m. - Networking
6 - 7 p.m. - Lecture and Q&A
7 - 7:30 p.m. - Networking

Perks:
Light snacks and drinks provided by Startup Virginia

Cost:
Startup Virginia Members - Free
Community Guests - $20

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CVA Angels Pitch Night

One of the best ways to grow our ecosystem is by investing in high-growth startups. Each month, our angel investors will have an opportunity to network and hear from startups who are fundraising. Following each pitch, there will be time for questions and private discussions among the group.

When: 
Once a month

Invitation List:
CVA Angel Investors and Friends

Agenda:
6 - 6:45 p.m. - Networking
6:45 - 7:30 p.m. - Investor education and ecosystem update
7:30 - 8 p.m. - Networking

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Breakfast Club

A free, monthly meetup encouraging members to have fun, share ideas and leverage each other’s experience as a Startup Virginia member.

When:
Second Wednesday of every month

Agenda:
9 - 9:30 a.m. - Networking
9:30 - 10 a.m. - Member updates and group discussion

Perks:
Breakfast and coffee provided

Cost:
Startup Virginia Members - Free

*This event is for Startup Virginia members only.

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Startup Virginia Socials

A monthly networking mixer welcoming our members, mentors, and investors to share an evening of connection and learning. This is a free event with drinks, music, and great conversation. It will primarily be networking based, but will occasionally feature rapid-fire pitches from Startup Virginia members.

When: 
First Thursday of every month

Agenda:
5 - 5:30 p.m. - Networking
5:30 - 6 p.m. - Member rapid fire pitches
6 - 7 p.m. - Networking

Perks:
Light snacks and drinks provided by Startup Virginia

Cost:
Startup Virginia Members - Free

*This event is for Startup Virginia members only.