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This month, four startup leaders from across the Midwest will join us The State of the Midwest Community 2020, a virtual discussion about what's happening in the Midwest startup ecosystem and why it's more than just a moment. Why are Midwest tech hubs booming? Why is the Midwest a good place to be an entrepreneur? What's the future of Midwest startups?

Lori Coulter (Co-Founder and CEO at SUMMERSALT), Kyle Lacy (CMO at Lessonly), Tony Nuckolls (RVP at Quicken Loans), and David Medwid (Director of Talent Acquisition at Olive) will share insights and answer questions.

For more details and to RSVP, visit https://www.purpose.jobs/events

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The State of the Midwest Startup Community 2020

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Join us for a virtual panel discussion about what's happening in the Midwest startup ecosystem and why it's more than just a moment. Why are Midwest tech hubs booming? Why is the Midwest a good place to be an entrepreneur? What's the future of Midwest startups? Join purpose.jobs and some of the top startup leaders from across the Midwest for a virtual discussion about the state of our startup community. Four panelists from St. Louis, Indianapolis, Detroit, and Columbus will share insights and answer questions. RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-state-of-the-midwest-startup-community-2020-tickets-123458053361 Meet the Panelists: Lori Coulter, Co-Founder and CEO at SUMMERSALT Lori is the Founder, CEO and President of SUMMERSALT, an investor funded start-up based in St. Louis. SUMMERSALT offers a $200 designer swimsuit for $95 and is the first to fully embrace the direct to consumer model as a category killer with both an affordable price point and try-at-home approach. A serial entrepreneur, Lori is the force behind Lori Coulter Swimwear and the inventor of the patented TrueMeasure process, one of the first made-to-measure apparel concepts to successfully integrate 3D body scanning, mass customization, and computer aided design to create a fully digital and automated supply chain. Kyle Lacy, CMO at Lessonly Kyle is the Chief Marketing Officer at Lessonly, a training and enablement software company based in Indianapolis. This year Lessonly raised $15 million, bringing their total funding up to $29 million, and their platform is used by over 3 million learners. Along with leading marketing at Lessonly and driving revenue, Kyle is also a published author of three books: Twitter Marketing for Dummies (Wiley, 2010), Branding Yourself (Pearson, 2011), and Social CRM for Dummies (Wiley, 2012). He's been recognized as one of Indiana’s Forty-under-40 by the Indianapolis Business Journal, Anderson University's Young Alumni of the Year, and TechPoint's Young Professional of the Year. Tony Nuckolls, RVP at Quicken Loans Tony is the RVP at Quicken Loans, America's #1 online mortgage lender. He's been an innovative force at Quicken for 24 years—he joined in 1996 as a founding member of the company’s “Mortgage-in-a-Box” program, an industry-first innovation which allowed clients to close their loans at home. Since then, Tony has led the mortgage banking team as well as training & leadership development. Quicken Loans has often been recognized as one of the best companies with outstanding training and development programs. David Medwid, Director of Talent Acquisition at Olive David combines years of networking and recruiting experience to bring the best and most talented minds to an innovative company like Olive. Olive is a top AI healthcare startup that has raised $220 million. Based in Columbus, Olive has adopted an innovative model of remote work called "The Grid." A Columbus native, David graduated from BGSU with a degree in Visual Communications Technology with a concentration in Graphic Design, so he naturally gravitates to the creative and forward thinkers at Olive. Join us on October 27th from 5 to 6 PM (ET) on Zoom to listen to the advice and insights of these top Midwest startup leaders. Join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82047768753

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