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Wednesday, February 10 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Founder Fireside Chats: Learning from Mistakes, Pivots, and Failures

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In the startup world, failure happens. And who knows that better than a company founder? From losing major clients to handling customer service nightmares, these panelist have seen it all. Come join us for a night of lessons learned in this fireside chat some of San Antonio's amazing entrepreneurs. 

Alamo Beer will be providing a complimentary beer and food pairing and a take home glass to the first 50 attendees. Complimentary brewery tours will be provided from 6:30pm to 7:15pm.

Moderators
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Paul Flahive

Journalist and Producer, Texas Public Radio
Paul Flahive is an award-winning journalist and producer at Texas Public Radio. From Anchorage to San Antonio, he has written and produced for newspapers, radio stations and networks over the past 12 years. He currently produces "The Source" for TPR and a monthly live, storytelling program called Worth Repeating. He has little experience in startups, but a whole hell of a lot in failing.

Speakers
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Magaly Chocano

CEO, Sweb Development
As CEO, Magaly Chocano brings years of production and marketing experience to bear on every major digital project Sweb Development undertakes. Magaly--a native of Madrid, Spain--founded Sweb Development in 2008 as a web and mobile app development firm. In August of 2009 she launched SwebApps: the first build-your-own iPhone application platform for Small Businesses online. Today Sweb Development is a Digital Agency that services development needs... Read More →
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Lorenzo Gomez

CEO, Geekdom
Lorenzo is currently the CEO of Geekdom, the place where start-ups are born. Geekdom strives to provide an inspiring environment for bright minds to explore ideas in entrepreneurship, technology, leadership, creativity, and connect to a community of like-minded people.  | | Lorenzo also serves as the head of The 80/20 Foundation. As Executive Director, Gomez directs the educational, cultural, political, and civic strategic partnerships... Read More →
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Jason Straughan

CEO/Software Engineer, Grok Interactive, LLC
The CEO of Grok Interactive, Jason is a long-time programmer, mentor, author, and teacher who has worked with all manner of proven talent in web and mobile application development.
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Melissa Unsell

Vice President and Founding Member, elumicor
Melissa is Vice President and Founding Member of elumicor.  Melissa leads elumicor with her strategic prowess and industry knowledge.  Striving for excellence, Melissa consistently seeks innovative opportunities to provide value to clients and generate win-win relationships. Since elumicor’s inception in 2000, Melissa has harnessed inventive, efficient ways to navigate the ever-changing landscape of electronic discovery. ... Read More →

Sponsors
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Alamo Beer

Alamo Beer
Alamo Beer Company Brewery sits beneath the historic Hayes Street Bridge in East Downtown San Antonio. Using age-old methods of brewing the company brews ALAMO Golden Ale, ALAMO Pilsner, ALAMO German Style Pale Ale and ALAMO Amber Lager plus seasonal selections. | | Production of beer will begin in December of 2014 while the Beer Garden and Beer Hall will open to the public on March 6, 2015. | | Regular hours of operation are: ... Read More →
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Texas Public Radio

Texas Public Radio
Texas Public Radio (TPR) is a community of listener-supported, non-commercial radio stations in South Central Texas and the Hill Country. KSTX 89.1 FM is a regional source for news and views, and the only local source for NPR’s flagship news magazines, Morning Edition and All Things Considered. KPAC 88.3 FM San Antonio's 24-hour Classical Oasis. KTXI 90.1 FM offers a blend of classical music, news and information programming in the... Read More →


Wednesday February 10, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Alamo Beer Hall 415 Burnet St, San Antonio, TX 78202

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