NoVA TechBreakfast: @Pay, Greater Places, Accelepad, Zoomph, lü

  • July 2, 2014 · 8:00 AM
  • AOL
Interact with your peers in a monthly morning breakfast meetup. At this monthly breakfast get-together techies, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs share learn from their peers through show and tell / show-case style presentations.

And yes, this is free! Thank our sponsors when you see them :)

Agenda for NoVA TechBreakfast:

8:00 - 8:15 - Get yer Bagels & Coffee and chit-chat
8:15 - 8:20 - Introductions, Sponsors, Announcements
8:20 - ~9:30 - Showcases and Shout-Outs!

  1. @Pay - Mike Hogan
  2. Greater Places - Lisa Nisenson
  3. Acceleforce: Accelepad - Darren Chertkow
  4. Zoomph - Amir Zonozi
  5. Jetco Research: lü - Douglas Humphrey
~9:30 - end - Final "Shout Outs" & Last Words
NoVA TechBreakfast Sponsors:
  • CIT GAP Funds - CIT GAP Funds invests in exceptional seed- and early-stage Virginia-based technology, life science, and cleantech companies.
  • Carr Workplaces - Carr Workplaces offers a full range of cost-effective support services and customized resources designed to free up valuable time and help you focus on your business.
  • Comcast Business - Comcast Business provides advanced communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives.
  • DLA Piper - DLA Piper is a global law firm with 4,200 lawyers located in more than 30 countries throughout the world.
  • Edge Web Hosting - Edge provides highly available managed hosting services for organizations large and small.
  • FoundationDB - FoundationDB is creating a new generation of database technology that combines the advantages of modern NoSQL databases with the power and reliability of ACID transactions.
  • G&M Investments - We “Invest in Strength” and we do this for businesses and investors by investing in the strongest trends in the market.
  • Loudoun County - At the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development, we're here to help build your business.
  • MAVA - MAVA is a membership association in the mid-Atlantic region serving the needs of the full ecosystem of investments.
  • Maryland DBED - DBED's mission is to create, attract, and retain jobs while promoting Maryland's vibrant cultural economies.
  • NAI Michael - NAI Michael is a premier full-service commercial real estate firm in the Washington DC Metropolitan area
  • Sumner Furniture - Sumner Furniture is a full service office furniture firm. We represent over 100 manufacturers, however our ability to provide great pre-owned furniture custom design at excellent prices is our specialty. Sumner Furniture built its reputation quickly with numerous small, growing, and cost conscientious clients in the DMV by demonstrating the ability to deliver exactly what the client requests, on-time with efficient use of budget. Sumner Furniture also gives an extra 15% off to TechBreakfast members. rnrnWe want to help people be more efficient; and our research shows the proper chair and desk can make a huge difference to the bottom line. We want everyone to do well and be happy while they work. rnrnOur services include office layout design, custom designing workstations, installing and relocating both case goods and systems furniture. We then work closely with our clients as they grow. Sumner Furniture is run by entrepreneurs and strives to help other entrepreneurs.
  • TEDCO - TEDCO is an independent organization that strives to be Maryland’s lead source for entrepreneurial business assistance and seed funding in Maryland’s innovation economy.
  • Taxi Magic - With Taxi Magic, the world’s #1 taxi app, your ride is our command. Download now and experience the Magic for yourself!
  • Tech Heroes - Did you jump out of bed at 3AM to solve an IT crisis, build a fancy app that makes your life easier, or fix a glitch in under 5 minutes while every one around you freaked out? It's time for you to join the League of Tech Heroes
  • Virginia Economic Development Partnership - The Virginia Economic Development Partnership International Trade division’s mission is to increase the number of Virginia companies selling overseas and their volume of international business. We assist both new and experienced exporters enter new international markets. We identify new markets, develop market entry strategies and locate distributors and representatives for products or services—all at little to no cost. Virginia businesses interested in increasing international sales benefit from our export development programs, publications, resources, and market research.rnrnYou can do international business, every day, everywhere. We can help.rnrnFor more information -

Contact us if you'd like to sponsor!


We are in the Steve Case Center - main building. If folks park in the garage, they will see signs and will walk down the hall to get to the receptionist. If folks park in the visitors lot out front, they will walk directly into the building and see the receptionist right in front. They will be guided to take an elevator to the 5th floor to our 'Ink and Pile' rooms.

Map and Directions below:

22000 AOL Way
Steve Case Center
Sterling, VA 22166


There is a visitors lot holding 50 spots directly in front of building; otherwise, parking garage with ample parking directly next to (attached to) the Steve Case Center. See parking map below - park in the yellow areas:

Parking & Transportation
There is a visitors lot holding 50 spots directly in front of building; otherwise, parking garage with ample parking directly next to (attached to) the Steve Case Center.

Public Transportation

Getting to AOL in the morning from west falls church metro is fairly efficient. The bus stops in front of AOL:

Going back to west falls is a little more challenging. At the same bus stop in front of AOL, you can catch a bus to the airport which has buses to west falls church. (Maybe you could have an announcement for a carpool opportunity):

Consent to Recording and Photography
By attending this event, you consent to having yourself and/or your presentation video recorded and/or photographed by the TechBreakfast organizers and/or anyone else attending. TechBreakfast retains all rights and ownership to video it produces, and attendees retain the rights to any video or photos they take on their own. You acknowledge that TechBreakfast and/or the attendees can do anything they like with this video and/or photos without your prior consent.
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  • Hector Del C.

    I'm interested in building a startup ecosystem in the DC metro area. If you would like to learn more, attend the next @AIPMM DC Product Talk:

    Connect with me if you need additional information:­.

    Have a terrific 4th of July weekend.

    July 4

  • Hector Del C.

    It was great to see everyone today. I really enjoyed the demos and follow up conversations. Here's information about the upcoming Tech Cocktail event next Tuesday, July 8th:

    I hope to see you there. Connect with me and let me know how I can help you transform ideas into a great business:

    Have a terrific 4th of July weekend.

    July 2

  • Vail H.

    This was my first TechBreakfast, and I want to thank all of you for the excellent presentations, exciting technologies, and fantastic minds in the room. I had a tremendous experience and can't wait for more!

    1 · July 2

  • Leslie P.

    The presentations were great, and I enjoyed meeting some of you. For those who did not get the one-pager, here's a link to the website - . Feel free to spread the lüv! Thanks!

    2 · July 2

    • Vail H.

      THANK YOU! I had wanted to pick one up, but there were so many amazing people to talk to that I missed it!

      2 · July 2

  • Suresh k.

    I Love the idea and it is cool

    1 · July 2

  • Bonnie A S.

    all good - really enjoyed GreaterPlaces

    2 · July 2

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