CreateXChange presents:


May 7, 2020 | 4:45 PM – 6:30 PM EDT

Arlan Hamilton will share lessons from her remarkable journey from broke, underemployed dreamer to founder and managing partner of Backstage Capital; a mold-breaking venture capital firm that invests in high-potential founders the traditional industry overlooks. From her experience she will provide insight on how the venture capital world has been impacted by Covid-19 and the unique challenges founders are facing, both pre-funding and post-funding. She offers guidance for uncertain times to the founders she works with through Backstage and to listeners of her podcast “Your First Million.”

This event is produced in collaboration with Introduced|Virtual by Technical.ly Philly, an all-day event of virtual talks and presentations. Click here to learn more. 

Order your copy of Arlan’s book It’s About Damn Time here. Book purchases help support programming and  our independent book partner.


4:45 – Pre-show networking and mingling with special music guest DJ ARGO

5:05 – Welcome and introductions

5:20 – Breakout Session 1

5:25 – Fireside chat with Arlan Hamilton and Kathryn Ross from Accenture Ventures

5:50 – Breakout Session 2

6:00 – Q&A Discussion with Arlan and Networking


Thursday, May 7, 2020
4:45 PM – 6:30 PM

General Admission 

CreateXChange VIRTUAL
A video link will be sent to registered attendees.
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Nationally renowned business expert who designs change through creative collaboration.



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