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Tech and Toast: Creating Global Impact, Startup to Take off

June 29, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Peel back the layers around technology of the future. Hear from an award winning tech company based in the Roanoke-Blacksburg region that is changing the future through innovative technologies.

Begin the morning with your friends at the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council at the signature Tech and Toast. With relevant business and technology topics paired with coffee and a light breakfast, this event has always been a favorite. Tech and Toast rotates between Blacksburg and Roanoke and begins with an hour of networking before programming begins.

Agenda: Networking 8a – 8:45 followed by a presentation from Martin Angst, co-founder of Rendyr, moderated by Lisa Garcia

Meet the new Director of RAMP, Lisa Garcia and hear from 2022 TechNite Entrepreneur of the Year award recipient Martin Angst, co-founder of Rendyr.  Rendyr is a Blacksburg-based company that created the first of its kind portable laser cutter which received incredible support (over $730k raised) through a Kickstarter fundraising campaign.

lisa garciaGarcia is an educator, business and executive coach, and a passionate technology advocate. She has served as the instructor for the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps program, where the mission is to commercialize technology developed inside universities and she her involvement with RAMP for over four years has played a large role in helping propel high-potential startups in the region.

Location: Hotel Roanoke – Roanoke Ballroom B


June 29, 2022
8:00 am - 9:30 am
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Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center
110 Shenandoah Ave NW,
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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