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Startup Grind Charleston Hosts Eric Thome (Director of VentureSouth)
THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-charleston-presents-startup-grind-charleston-hosts-eric-thome-director-of-venturesouth Eric Thome is the director of the local arm of the angel investing network, VentureSouth. VentureSouth Charleston is a group of investors in and around Charleston, SC who support early-stage, high-growth ventures in the Southeastern United States with capital and expertise. Outside of the angel investing network, Eric is a business consultant helping companies with strategy and operations. The founder of Death Valley Ventures, Eric previously ran his own private equity search process to purchase the folding kayak company, Folbot. He also started GameDayBlazers.com under DVV for well dressed college sports fans. His background is in operations and consulting for businesses large and small. Eric received his bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University and his MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia. He is the current president of the UVA Club of the Lowcountry and on the board of the Charleston County Clemson Club. He is also a partner in Social Venture Partners, a mentor with SCORE and a founding member of Charleston Coalition for Kids. Eric and his wife, Eloise, live in Charleston, SC with each their daughters, Anna and Landon. Attachments area Agenda 6:00 pm: Networking and Food 7:00 pm: Fireside Chat 8:00 pm: Networking --- Speaker Eric Thome - VentureSouth (Director) Eric Thome is the director of the local arm of the angel investing network, VentureSouth. VentureSouth Charleston is a group of investors in and around Charleston, SC who support early-stage, high-growth ventures in the Southeastern United States with capital and expertise. Hosted By Jeremy Berman, Charleston Director passionately building @goodunitedorg and @startupgrindchs Baird Hall, Wavve, Inc. Charleston Co-Director Dee Hamill, TOW DATT (The One Who Does Allll The Things) Jesus. Startups. Wine. Community. Coworking. Beer. Techstars. Startup Weekend. 1 Million Cups. Startup Grind. Startup Digest. #Givefirst Simon Fraser, Team Member Andrew Askins, Team Member --- Global Partner Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Local Sponsors Ceterus (http://ceterus.com/http) Filling a niche in the market, Ceterus empowers small business entrepreneurs with a complete accounting solution. Using professional accountants and software automation, Ceterus’ Edge platform provides entrepreneurs with comprehensive reports—detailing past performance and competitive analysis—along with customer support, saving business owners time and money. More than just a tool, Ceterus is a hands-off bookkeeping solution. Partners The Harbor Entrepreneur Center (http://www.harborec.com/) The Harbor Entrepreneur Center has one goal: create collision throughout the entrepreneur community of Charleston. Zing Zheng (http://zingzheng.com/) Everybody deserves a good photo of themselves. It takes personality to draw out personality. Let me capture the moments, your personality, your laughter, your passion and your vision – let me capture you. BREWPUBLIK (http://www.brewpublik.com/) RealSimon Media (https://realsimon.com/) RealSimon Media helps businesses document their story with video and communicate with their customers using social media advertising. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 500 cities and 125+ countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-charleston-presents-startup-grind-charleston-hosts-eric-thome-director-of-venturesouth

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