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The nation’s leading innovators share the founding stories of how to start up anything, anywhere. Talks, workshops, mixers, and exclusive access to 50+ speakers.
America’s biggest conference for small cities. Join 300+ civic innovators exploring how small cities are piloting path-breaking solutions to 21st century challenges.
On Jefferson’s birthday, policy experts assess where we are in one of the nation’s great experiments.
Energy entrepreneurs, researchers and policy makers discuss the big ideas in renewable energy.
Visionary local leaders discuss Charlottesville’s future as a growing hub for creativity and entrepreneurship.
Educators share advances in early childhood education and promote its vital importance
Challenge that connects promising seed-stage ventures from the UVA alumni community and UVA-affiliated individuals with potential capital.
A student-planned, student-led convening of high school students, educators and civic leaders from across Virginia.
Celebrates keynote speakers and pioneers in an elegant cocktail reception at the historic Old Metropolitan Hall.
A mid-Atlantic convening of angels, VCs, and investment stakeholders.
A chance to share your vision with the community and convince the crowd!
Leaders advance understanding of practical issues of applying data science and machine learning techniques to real world problems.
Tom Tom presents four documentaries and offers the opportunity to screen the films with the filmmakers, directors and a panel of experts.
Six regional semi-finalists present innovative nonprofit ideas to win up to $15k
Get connected. 100+ regional tech firms network and recruit at the Friday night block party.
Dozens of expert-led workshops highlight the expertise and passions of the Charlottesville community.
Dozens of seasoned professionals across industries take aspiring entrepreneurs and creative individuals out to coffee for 1:1 mentorship.
Share a meal with Charlottesville neighbors and help kick-off the Tom Tom Founders Festival at a special all-local showcase at IX Art Park.