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Zane Access Capital Readiness Cohort Graduation
May 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
You are cordially invited to join us for an incredible night of powerful speakers celebrating the graduation the Zane Access Capital Readiness Cohort 3 and Scholars in Residence.
Featuring Keynote Speaker, Tope Awotona, Founder & CEO at Calendly
Tope claims that Calendly would have never happened without his experience at Perceptive Software. He always knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur, but was waiting for the perfect path to get there. Until one day, when Perceptive had a staff meeting where their Founder, Scott Coons, told the story of how the company went from idea to fruition. For the first time, Tope realized that successful companies do not always take a straight path forward. The Perceptive startup story had many twists and turns, but they learned from their mistakes, kept persisting, and it still led to great success. This was Tope’s aha moment. He learned first hand that people who start great companies are smart but, more importantly, they take action when they see opportunity and stick with it to make it work. As Tope shared, “It made entrepreneurship all of a sudden more attainable. I knew if they could do it, I could too.”