Founders Summit Programs


The nation’s leading entrepreneurs share stories of starting up, building great businesses, and creating global impact


Following the keynote sessions, many keynotes lead workshops and discussions to help you hone your entrepreneurial skills.

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Industry Luncheons

Exclusive luncheons at downtown’s finest restaurants offer a platform to discuss critical challenges and key opportunities.

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Investor Summit

A gathering of mid-atlantic investors for invite-only luncheons, a syndicated showcase, and keynotes from some of the world’s leading investors.

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Meet the next group of innovative entrepreneurs doing extraordinary things in the city of Charlottesville.


Network and recruit with the region’s most innovative firms at Tom Tom’s signature block party on Friday Night.

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An electrifying week of music highlights the historic downtown through free multi-genre block parties.

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In connection with our Craft Cocktail competition; the perfect setting for connecting.

Craft Cocktail


Founders Badge
Hometown Badge
All Access Badge
Patron Badge
$99 GA / $29 Student
Founders Summit
Keynotes, Workshops, Mixers, and Showcases

Industry Luncheonsold separately
Sponsors Gala
Investor Summitsold separately
Hometown Summit
Keynotes, Workshops, Luncheons, Tours, and Mixers

City Innovators Gala
Patron Experience
Patrons & Speakers Lounge

Exclusive taps at all Tom Tom events
Additional Ticketed Events
Youth Summit

Democracy – 100 Days of Trump
Energy – Future of Renewables
Oracle – Victory Hall Opera
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