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Startup Stories

October 19, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The third annual Startup Stories event sponsored by Thinc UGA returns to Athens on Monday, October 19th at Live Wire. Hosted by Four Athens, Startup Stories offers the Athens community a unique opportunity to hear directly from startup founders about their entrepreneurial experiences. This year’s keynote is distinguished sports writer, founder of Deadspin.com, and Athens resident Will Leitch.

Will Leitch is a senior writer at Sports on Earth, culture writer for Bloomberg Politics, contributing editor at New York magazine and the author of four books. In September 2005 he founded Deadspin, a sports blog owned by Gawker Media. Originally from Mattoon and formerly of New York, he currently resides in Athens.

This year’s Startup Stories takes place at Live Wire in Downtown Athens on Monday October 19th. Doors open at 6pm, with stories to begin at 6:30, followed by an open Q&A with the speakers. The event is free and open to the public.

Speakers at prior Startup Stories events have included founders, CEOs, and UGA Alumni from startups such as Scoutmob, Insightpool, Yik Yak, and Path, among others.


October 19, 2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Live Wire Athens
227 W Dougherty Street
Athens, 30601
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