Meet Tope Awotona, Founder of Calendly, Startup Runway Keynote
Tope Awotona is one of the most talented founders building software today. He created Calendly from a passion, and invested in life’s savings to that point to launch the system. Learn more about his inspiring story on this video.
Black Leadership Matters at Startup Runway Yesterday AND Today
Black Leadership Matters now more than ever, with 40% of black-owned businesses threated with closure in the wake of COVID-19. Learn from this leader how he approaches his business, growth, and taking steps to ensure change.
Bryan Hobbs, Founder and CEO of Pruuvn, Showcase 8 Grant Winner
Pruuvn (pruuvn.com), a startup empowering organizations and individuals to established trusted relationships through the sharing of verified credentials, was the Judge’s Choice Winner of a $10k grant from Cox Enterprises…
Ming Yang, Founder and CEO of Orchard, Showcase 8 Grant Winner
Orchard (orchardinfo.com), a startup connecting personable technicians with older adults to alleviate frustrations with technology, was the Community Choice Winner of a $10k grant from the American Family Institute for…
Largest Startup Pitch for Underrepresented Founders Comes to Chicago Thanks to American Family Insurance CHICAGO (3/4/2020) – The Startup Runway Foundation is pleased to announce its first pitch event in Chicago,…
The 7th Startup Runway Showcase on October 8–the kick-off event in October’s startup ecosystem Atlanta experience culminating in Venture Atlanta–was the most competitive yet. 10 Finalists, all underrepresented founders, were selected from 600 applications and six states.