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Startup Mountain Summit

October 25 @ 8:30 am - October 27 @ 4:30 pm

With industry leaders as your guide you will discover new tools, connections, and inspiration that will grow your new or existing business.

Join Us at the Startup Mountain Summit

With Industry Leaders as Your Guide You Will Discover New Tools, New Connections, and Inspiration That Will Grow Your Startup for Years to Come.

Are you launching the next great startup? Do you have a business that’s growing but should be thriving? The Startup Mountain Summit has been designed by startup founders to help you achieve rapid growth in your own ventures through impactful information on how to launch, grow, and fund your ventures.

The Summit is 1/2 Startup Conference and 1/2 Retreat for Your Startup. Spend your days absorbing all you can and then enjoy the beautiful mountains in the afternoon. Grab a beer at a local brewery or dinner with founders from across the Southeast.

Industry Leaders As Your Guides

You will hear from speakers that have launched, grown, and sold their own startups as well as from those that are in the process of doing so. The Summit will focus on providing you the tips, strategies, and inspiration to succeed in your own ventures.

All Sessions Are Available to Attendees

No Exclusivity or Special Requirements Are Needed to Attend the Sessions.

Speakers Are Attendees

Meet Them Personally and Ask Deeper Questions Anytime Throughout the Event.

Build Your Network. You Will Meet Other Founders, Investors, Ecosystem Builders, and Startup Supporters From Our Local Area, From Across the Southeast, and Beyond!

Don’t miss this opportunity to build your network, grow your startup, and learn from those that have built their own companies from the ground up.

Speakers: This is Just a Sample of the 12+ Speakers You Will Hear From

Rob Walling – As the co-founder of TinySeed.com, founder of StartupsForTheRestOfUs.com, founder of MicroConf, and co-founder of the now acquired Dripp.com, Rob know’s how to build, launch, and exit a startup. He’s the author of 6 books on entrepreneurship and continues to inspire independent entrepreneurs to start small and stay small while building incredible companies that not only change the founder’s lives, but the community around them too.

Asia Orangio – As a lead mentor for TechStars and the founder of DemandMaven, Asia understands what it takes get your first 100 customers when launching a new venture. She currently helps companies define their go-to-market strategy, craft data driven approach to growth, and implement marketing strategies / programs that help them win an audience in their market.

John Phillips – I don’t want to ruin John’s story but it is one every startup founder should hear. When the going got tough, and I mean tough, John did what a true startup founder does. He began to hustle. Today, John still hustles at his company, Philips Forged, and even won The History Channel’s Forged in Fire. He sells his hand made chef knvies to chef’s around the world. You will love John’s inspiring story and it’ll make you want to drop everything and get to work.

You can see who else is speaking and learn more at: StartupMountainSummit.com

New speakers are announced every few weeks.

Reach the Summit on Your Own Startup Mountain.

Join Us Oct. 25-27th in Johnson City, TN for an experience you will never forget.


October 25 @ 8:30 am
October 27 @ 4:30 pm


ETSU Martin Center for the Arts
1320 West State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37614 United States