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Thursday, February 7 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
From Startup to $150M Exit: A Fireside Chat with Tony DiBenedetto

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Tony DiBenedetto founded Tribridge, which sold for over $150M in 2017 and is one of Tampa Bay's largest and most notable technology exits.  That's the highlight.

Yet, many people don't know the bumps along the way to Tony's success as an entrepreneur. His first venture? It was a pizza restaurant that didn't work out. After 9/11, Tribridge almost shut down. It was focus on values and culture that empowered him and his company to persevere.

So, join us! Hear from one of Tampa's tech visionaries about his wins, losses, and the lessons in-between in this open and transparent dialogue between Tony and Rich Heruska, serial entrepreneur and accelerator director of Tampa Bay Wave.

Learn the inside scoop on what he tells founders and leave with specific takeaways to help you and your business boom in 2019!

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Tony DiBenedetto

Executive Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Tampa Bay Wave
A 30-year executive, serial entrepreneur and thought leader, Tony is the former CEO of technology company Tribridge, where he led the strategic direction, development and vision for 19 years. He was also CEO of Concerto Cloud Services, a subsidiary of Tribridge. He currently serves... Read More →
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Rich Heruska

Accelerator Director, Tampa Bay Wave
Rich Heruska is a Serial Entrepreneur and 5x Founder of numerous Consumer Facing Brands.  Most recently, Rich sold his growing chain of Family Entertainment and Recreation Centers, AirHeads Trampoline Arena, to a Holding Company of Entertainment Brands. Under Rich’s leadership... Read More →

Thursday February 7, 2019 6:30pm - 7:30pm EST
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