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Verge February Pitch Night

Hey there,

Things are heating up for me at Social Reactor and I'm excited to share some of our startup lessons learned. One of my favorite moments materialized yesterday in a breakout room at the Speak Easy co-working space.

One of my closest friends and mentors, Jeb Banner, walked our entire team through an exercise to identify what he calls a cultural "North Star." Maybe you know Jeb or have spoken with him before. But you may not understand just how valuable some of his organizational strategies and culture-powered marketing methods can be.

I'm so stoked to have Jeb join us at next Thursday's Verge event as our fireside chat presenter. We also have two new startups (and current Mira Award finalists) who will be ready to pitch:

  • BlueBridge Digital, a leading provider of digital strategy and mobile software that empowers organizations of all sizes to communicate with their customers through the mobile channel.
  • Max Tradein, a free platform which allows you to get multiple real-time offers tied to your trade in value without the stress of negotiating with several dealers or relying on recommended book values for your car's worth.
  • Jeb Banner, CEO and founder at SmallBox and co-founder of the Speak Easy. This fireside chat will explore creative strategies for your startup and powering your marketing by prioritizing organizational culture.

Let's kick things off at a later-than-usual 7:00 PM next Thursday, February 28 at the Speak Easy.

We're also hosting a special pre-party for those Verge and Speak Easy members who are going to South By Southwest (SXSW) this year. We'll kick that off just prior to the Verge event (that's why we're starting a little later than usual). To see who else from Indiana is going to SXSW, or let others know you're going, check out INbySXSW now.

Hope you'll be able to grab a spot and join us.



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  • David D.

    Great pitches. Tons of insight from each speaker. Thanks Matt!

    March 1, 2013

  • Phill K.

    It was great, moved quick. Great People.

    March 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It felt more comfortable. Everyone is seeming to relax more now and just meet each other. Matt had a hard time getting folks to stop talking which is a "good" problem for a meet up to have!!

    March 1, 2013

  • Linda Lulu K.

    Want to observe, learn what's going on

    February 22, 2013

    • P. Quake P.

      Great to meet you last night... That's what verge is all about. Talk so.

      1 · March 1, 2013

    • Linda Lulu K.

      Likewise, Peter -- lets see how we can collaborate

      March 1, 2013

  • Linda Lulu K.

    My first attendance -- loved the format and quick pace...Jeb gave better life/business lessons than I got in B-school this week....

    March 1, 2013

  • george m. k.

    Great pitches and inspired fireside chat from Jeb Banner!

    1 · March 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great energy. Open minds and lots of opportunity for inner reflection.

    February 28, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      It was fun meeting you tonight! Hope you come back!

      February 28, 2013

  • Chris P.

    Great times all around with some well delivered pitches. The entrepreneurial energy in Indy continues to build!

    1 · February 28, 2013

  • Shawn S.

    Absolutely loved my first night at Verge. What a wonderful group. Hats off to Matt Hunkler for all that he does for the community. And, I really enjoyed Jeb's fireside. Class act. I hope to see you all there again soon...

    3 · February 28, 2013

  • Lawrence B.

    Looks like I'm not going to be able to make it tonight. Too much going on at the office today. I hope someone else can enjoy my spot. Looking forward to next month.

    February 28, 2013

  • Sean W.

    Conflict with work schedule demands.

    February 28, 2013

  • Jason W.

    Ugh, I'm a late scratch for Verge. I hate to miss tonight's fireside chat with Jeb. Catch you next month Verge! How does the waiting list work? I hope someone gets an opportunity to use my slot.

    February 28, 2013

  • Miles Z. S.


    3 · February 28, 2013

  • Taylor J.

    Had to take my dad into the hospital Tuesday. He's still in there today... Really looked forward to this event! Hopefully you have another one soon so I can get my 'Pitch Fix'~ Hope everyone has a great time.

    February 28, 2013

  • Shawn S.

    Looking forward to seeing everyone there!

    1 · February 25, 2013

  • Alex G.

    MaxTradein CTO

    February 25, 2013

  • Sara M.

    Thanks to Verge for inviting Jeb to fireside chat!

    4 · February 22, 2013

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