Past Meetup

April Speaker- The In's and Out's of Funding with Sam Medile & Ron Schmelzer

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Join us while we sit down with two of our area's most experienced and successful entrepreneurs. Our guest speakers, Sam Medile & Ron Schmelzer, will participate in an open discussion around funding from both sides of the table - as the entrepreneur and the investor.

Meet the speakers:

Sam Medile (http://www.linkedin.com/pub/sam-medile/1/7b6/31b) is a University of Maryland scholarship football athlete ‘80 with 30+ years of business experience -- founded a valet parking company that grew to $180 million/year in sales and 6,500 employees in over 40 cities. Angel Investor, active with the Annapolis Economic Development Corporation and at the University of Maryland Dingman Angels.

Ron Schmelzer (http://www.linkedin.com/in/rschmelzer/) is a Parallel Entrepreneur, having started and sold a number of successful companies. Ron is currently founder and CEO at Bizelo, a Software-as-a-Service company focused on small business apps, and the chief organizer and instigator behind the TechBreakfast - the largest monthly morning tech meetup in Maryland. The companies Ron has started and run have collectively employed over 300 people, raised over $60M in Venture funding and seen exits in the multiple millions.

Agenda

6:30pm - Arrive and start with an open bar and networking.

7:10- 7:20pm - Group announcements and sponsor shout outs.

7:20- 7:25pm - A capella pitch of the month - Native Flats, Jess Alton (http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jesse-alton/40/13b/bb9).

7:25- 8:30pm - Discussion with Sam Medile & Ron Schmelzer.

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