14 Session Experience
VIRTUAL GRADUATION 2020
Welcome to our very first virtual Start:ME Graduation! Thank you for being here to support our program and the wonderful entrepreneurs and mentors! This event is all about celebrating the accomplishments of the 2020 cohort of Start:ME Spartanburg! Lets go!
4 YEARS DOWN, MANY MORE TO GO!
Check out the progress that the Start:ME Spartanburg program has made over the first three years! We can not wait to revisit our newly added alumni from the 2020 class and hear all about their progress.
A Message from Bill Barnet
Former Spartanburg Mayor and Northside Development Group Board Chairman
A Message from Dean Djerdjouri
Dean of the George Dean Johnson College of Business and Economics.
A Message from Michael Williamson
CEO of Northside Development Group
A Message from Tammie Hoy Hawkins
Former CEO of the Northside Development Group. Current CEO of Community Works.
A Message from Brian Goebel
President of Start:ME National Network. Program Director of Start:ME Atlanta
Introduction of Keynote Speaker
by Lekesa Whitner
Keynote Speaker Robyn Farrell
CEO and Co-Founder of Sharpen
Community Impact Award Winner
The Community Impact Award is an award given to the business that we believe will make the biggest impact within the Spartanburg's Northside Community.
Best Pitch Award
This award is given to the entrepreneur with the best pitch. The winner of this award was chosen by their classmates and mentors.
We would like to take a moment to acknowledge our previous winners from our first three cohorts.
The Moment You Have Been Waiting For!
Congratulations to our Start:ME Spartanburg Class of 2020 winners! We are so excited for you!
Welcome to Start:ME Alumni
The Start:ME Alumni group is a very prestigious group of entrepreneurs who have worked very hard to successfully complete the Start:ME program. We are so excited to now welcome the class of 2020 to the Alumni group! Here are some of our alumni to congratulate the new members.
If you or someone you know is interested in becoming an entrepreneur in our program or a mentor, please browse our website to get more information. Subscribe to our website for updates on when the application process starts.
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