- Matthew Baciak, Esq. – Starting a business is difficult for a variety of reasons. One of the most challenging [...]
Paul DoyleFound/CEO of Verify Valid | FacebookLinkedIn
Paul is an example of true entrepreneurship that he will be talking through. He's also started Verify Valid at Startup Weekend a few years ago and has come back around full circle to sponsor the event as a Premiere Sponsor. We couldn't be happier to have Paul join us and talk through how he went from an idea to continuing to grow Verify Valid to what it is today.
Kevin KuskeChief Brand Advocate, Turnstone | TwitterLinkedIn
Kevin is the Chief Brand Advocate of Turnstone. Turnstone exists to unlock human promise through the amplification of entrepreneurship and small business.
Their primary focus is on creativity-based work and workers in small business – helping them be more productive, engaged and inspired.
Kevin is a gadget geek, wannabe MAKER, and passionate about user-centered design and sustainable choices.
Laura and Ryan VaughnSitting In A Tree, Varsity News Network
Laura Vaughn is a founder of Sitting in a Tree, a design-focused company delivering premium wedding website themes & other wedding communication tools that streamline the planning process. Laura is equal parts curious, tactical and outgoing. Her career experience has centered around creating new ways for companies to acquire customers, ranging from tiny startups to large companies.
Ryan Vaughn is the co-founder and CEO of Varsity News Network, the ESPN.com for high schools. Prior to VNN, Ryan founded West Michigan Allstar, which was at its peak the most visited high school sports website in West Michigan. Ryan is a graduate of Western Michigan University, and received his Masters in Communication at GVSU. Ryan also founded and scaled an Internet Sales Department to become a major profit center for a major automotive group.