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Charlottesville Entrepreneurs & Espresso

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Get inspired.

Meet fellow entrepreneurs.

Share lessons learned.

Charlottesville Entrepreneurs & Espresso (c-e2) is a casual, caffeine fueled gathering of learning for entrepreneurs at all stages of venture creation. Get inspired, meet fellow entrepreneurs, share lessons learned, and become a part of Charlottesville’s vibrant and growing entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Meeting Format

The format of c-e2 will consist of networking over coffee, a pitch from an early-stage company with time for Q&A, and a “School of Hard Knocks” session. The Early Stage Company Pitch will spotlight one start-up each month. The School of Hard Knocks session will get in the trenches with a successful entrepreneur who will share first-hand experiences and perhaps some outlandish secrets, so other entrepreneurs may discover valuable lessons learned. The speakers will vary but the format will remain close to the following schedule:

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Networking over coffee
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Early Stage Company Pitch
8:45 – 9:15 a.m. The School of Hard Knocks
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Networking over coffee

Parking is free in the D5 lot from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. The D5 lot is located behind and to the left of the i.Lab at UVA.


Hosted by:

The Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC); Contact Tracey Green at
The Community Investment Collaborative (CIC); Contact Waverly Davis at
CvilleTrep LLC; Contact Philippe Sommer at
i.Lab at UVA; Contact Sandra McCutcheon at
Central Virginia Small Business Development Center: Contact Betty Hoge at

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:

UVA Darden School of Business Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Woods Rogers Attorneys at Law


Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am


i.Lab at UVA
621 Nash Drive
Charlottesville VA 22903

Call (434) 979-5610