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Entrepreneurs & Espresso

September 15 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Get inspired

Meet fellow entrepreneurs

Share lessons learned

c-e2 is a casual 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.


*Please RSVP online in advance and we will send you a link to join the Zoom meeting*

The schedule will include a pitch from an early stage company and lessons learned from an expert entrepreneur.

Our speakers for September included:
Early Stage  Steven Valdez, Darrius Christian & Willis Lam: DropAlley
Lesson Learned  Bill Stilley: Adial Pharmaceuticals

This is a free event open to the entire entrepreneurship community.

Meeting Format

8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Intro & Welcome by Hosts
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Early Stage Company Pitch and Group Feedback
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Fireside chat: Crash & Learn with Q&A
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Group Announcements and flow in networking (if platform allows)



The Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC); Contact Hope Rana at ce2@cvilleinnovation.org
The Community Investment Collaborative (CIC); Contact Waverly Davis at waverly@cicville.org
CvilleTrep LLC; Contact Philippe Sommer at cvilletrep@gmail.com
i.Lab at UVA; Contact Sandra McCutcheon at McCutcheonS@iLab.virginia.edu
Central Virginia Small Business Development Center: Contact Rebecca Haydock at rhaydock@cvsbdc.org



UVA Darden School of Business Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation


September 15
8:00 am - 10:00 am