What We Do

We work on the community level to provide businesses with key knowledge, resources and connections to grow and succeed.

KNOWLEDGE

Forward City gathers industry leaders to host discussions focused on pressing topics for growing businesses such as how to create a loyal brand, financial pitfalls of growth stage companies, and the governments role in startups.

RESOURCES

Through knowledge and connections Forward City provides resources that every growing business needs including industry experts, corporate partners and service providers.

CONNECTIONS

Through our network and strong community focus Forward City provides growing businesses with the key connections to investors, partners and mentors.

How We Do It

Discover Sessions

Engage with industry leaders in an intimate, off the record discussion on topics relevant to your business growth.

Forward Pitches

Watch up to 4 preselected founders pitch their companies to active investors for funding. No Powerpoints. No BS. See how deals get started.

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Where We Do It

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Scott Moody

Founder, AuthenTec

Jesse-Lipson
Jesse Lipson

Founder, ShareFile

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Steven Rosenbaum

Founder, Magnify.net

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Tim O’Shaughnessy

CEO, LivingSocial Inc

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John Harthorne

Founder, MassChallenge

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Gerard J. Hall

Founder, SMT

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Chris Heivly

Co-Founder, MapQuest

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Ted Leonsis

Owner & CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment

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Kennethen Langone

Co-Founder, Home Depot

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Jon Leonardo

President, Forward City

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Erin Wiley

Chief Executor, Forward City

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Ally Bertrand

Director, Forward Cleveland

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Murray Anne Bowers

Director, Forward Tampa

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Sylvia Martinez

Director, Forward Tampa

Juan Diego Henao
Juan Diego Henao

Director, Forward South Florida

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Alicia Dahill

Director, Forward South Florida

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Ilaria Cunningham

Director, Forward South Florida

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Sarah Wechsberg

Director, Forward Triangle

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Alia Khayrullina

Forward DC, Director

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