Flashpoint Announces First Innovation Conference and Demo Day

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ATLANTA , GA— December 27, 2016— On Tuesday, January 17, Flashpoint will host its first ever Innovation for All Conference at the Historic Academy of Medicine. Global experts in Formative, Informative, and Transformative Innovation will share experiences and perspectives.

Our keynote speaker is Karl Ronn. Karl is the Managing Director of Innovation Portfolio Partners. He helps Fortune 500 companies create new businesses and helps entrepreneurs start category-creating new companies. Previously, he was Vice President of Research and Development and General Manager of New Business for Procter & Gamble, where he was one of the key innovators behind several billion-dollar brands, including Febreeze, Swiffer, and Mr. Clean Magic Eraser.

We are also joined by Paul Litvak. Paul is a behavioral economist who has held key data science roles at Google and Facebook. He is now managing product at Airbnb. Paul also co-founded the data analytics consulting firm, Farsite, which was acquired in 2012. Paul’s PhD is in Behavioral Decision Research. He studied at Carnegie Mellon.

Capping the conference, the founders in Flashpoint’s Batch 7 will make presentations about what they have been working on.

To RSVP, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flashpoint-innovation-for-all-conference-tickets-30216036980?aff=HubGA

For details, please visit: http://flashpoint.gatech.edu/innovation-conference/

About Flashpoint:
Operating since 2011, Flashpoint is among the most experienced startup studios in the world. It is unique in its use of startup engineering to develop exceptional opportunities. Flashpoint startups have raised over $300 million from top tier venture firms. The companies in Flashpoint’s portfolio are valued at well over $1 billion. You can learn more about how Flashpoint works in a Forbes interview with Dr. Furst, and in an excerpt from the recently released Harvard Business Review Press book, An Everyone Culture, Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization (Kegan and Lahey).

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