Lessons Learned: From Internet Pioneer to Startup Entrepreneur

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Lessons Learned: From Internet Pioneer to Startup Entrepreneur

TechFire Lunch-n-Learn Series

July 13, 2015 Noon – 1:00 PM

Ms. Anne Balduzzi

Founder, SameGrain

Lessons Learned: From Internet Pioneer to Startup Entrepreneur

This presentation covers a career of lessons and insights learned in the tech space. It starts with Ms. Balduzzi’s early career where she worked with and was influenced by some of the top names in tech ranging from Steve Case to Steve Wozniak while developing, launching and marketing online services at AOL and Apple. Her story goes on to cover her transition from start-up mentor to start-up founder and lessons learned while creating a prototype, building a team, raising capital, developing and launching an award winning app and platform, as well as mapping out a future product vision.

As an early Internet pioneer, Anne Balduzzi has more than 25 years of online expertise. Her background includes marketing and product development roles at Apple, AOL (when it was a start-up), and Viewtron, the first consumer online service in North America. After working in Silicon Valley and launching Apple’s first online service, she returned to the East Coast and founded Accelerate Partners, where she mentored and ad-vised a wide range of early stage and established technology companies and spoke on technology trends. Anne, who has recently been recognized as one the regions Top Women in Tech, is currently the Founder of SameGrain, an award winning app and platform located in Baltimore’s Emerging Technology Centers (ETC) incubator.

Due to our limited seating capacity, you are encouraged to register promptly, and indicate which location you prefer. Registrations will be accepted via email to:

Ann Lansinger at alansinger@etcmd.com

Live at:

TechFire ARL, 10000 New Hampshire Avenue, 2nd Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20903 (map)

WebCast from:

TechFire Southern Maryland, 10400 O’Donnell Place, #202, St. Charles, MD 20603 (map)

TechFire at The Ground Floor – Harford County Office of Economic Development, 2021 Pulaski Hwy, Suite D, Havre de Grace, MD 21078 (map)



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