Presenter: John Kirby
Date: February 17 - 12 - 1pm
Location: This workshop will be held virtually. To access go to:
This workshop will cover all funding sources for seed and early stage
companies from idea to acquisition. It will also include crowdfunding,
specifically GoFundMe and Kickstarter. Don’t miss it!
A little bit about John Kirby:
John has worked the majority of his business career as an entrepreneur in
small and midsize companies. Along the way, he founded and sold two
companies. A highlight was the sale of reachNET, a company he co-founded.
The company developed a wireless TTY for the deaf community and was sold
in 2001 to Telecommunication Systems (NASDAQ: TSYS).
He and his teams have mentored tech companies, been involved in tech
transfer from government and education to the private sector and assisted
veteran-led companies. John’s current company is Boat School Ventures,
which mentors and raises capital for early stage startups. He is also an
Adjunct Professor teaching Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland
Baltimore County (UMBC).
John was born and raised in Catonsville MD, and earned a BS degree from
the United States Naval Academy and an Executive MBA from Loyola
University. He is a veteran having served five years in the US Marine
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