1 Million Cups

Loudoun County

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Meet the Organizers

Eric Byrd @pitchforsuccess

Eric created the Pitch for Success program in 2012 to teach professionals how to tell their own stories in an engaging and interesting way. Eric is also the author of several e-books, including The Power of Connections, The Follow-Up Formula, and is working on the forthcoming titles; I Hate Networking: How I moved beyond fear and saved my career, and What I Learned About Business from Playing Angry Birds.
Pitch for Success

Ginia L Hildreth

Leslie Gill-Brassfield @1millioncupsLCV

Leslie is a multi-disciplined advance financial advisor subject matter expert: She has prepared quarterly and annual budgets and forecasts for small business clients. Leslie has developed strategic plans, operational plans and work measurement standards for clients to improve work flow, control cost and evaluate performance. She developed company s

Neil Giarratana

Ryan McGeary @rmm5t

Ryan is a business starter, software consultant, international speaker, and amateur triathlete. He has 15 years of experience developing software products and is a global speaker on web development technologies and processes. Ryan was co-founder of other companies such as LMGTFY, FitFreak, SplashWireless and McGeary Consulting Group.

Susan Henson @mecleesburg

Susan has over 25 yrs experience as an innovative leader & liaison between entrepreneur communities & public sectors. As the Director of the George Mason (Univ) Enterprise Center—business incubator & entrepreneurship hub for Loudoun County, VA—Henson assists hundreds of companies & reaches broadly into the Northern VA area supporting business growth
Mason Enterprise Center

Past Organizers
Tom Watson

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Past Presenters

MedNav, Inc.


MedNav is a location-based health application. The platform is designed to display live wait times and traffic times, appointment availability, verified reviews, and much more. Users also have the ability to save their favorite health care providers for recurring office visits.



MeetingResult provides process, training and technology that enable our clients to run the most productive meetings imaginable - ensuring a maximum return on their meeting investment.

Confluence Investment Advisors, LLC


The company is a sole proprietorship whose mission is to bring sophisticated, low-cost asset management to baby boomers, regardless of wealth or income. Strategies tailored to clients' risk profile and retirement goals will consist of Exchange Traded Funds portfolios which feature low management fees and tax efficiency. Fees charged for this service will be about one-half of the conventional rate, and custodianship will be done by Fidelity Investments.

Justice Java


Justice Java is a social enterprise that aims to raise awareness and support of the world's most urgent social justice issues. For each bag of coffee sold, $1 is donated to a featured social justice cause. Customers can make a difference just by purchasing our coffee. Specialty coffee, roasted to order, and sent to customers homes/offices with free shipping. Individual purchases as well as money saving subscription plans also available.

Pract.us provides cloud and mobile software that makes on-the-job and informal training more effective, accountable, and fun.

Velarity, LLC


Velarity is a business advisory firm focusing on the small to medium sized enterprise ($1M--$30M in revenue). Our approach is to share our experience as former CEO/Business owners with our clients to help them overcome challenges that we have already experienced in our previous businesses.



docuFYI is a tool used by small enterprises to track, monitor, and stay on top of their business obligations. docuFYI addresses several problems that are common with small companies: 1. They can’t find all of their contracts 2. They have more contracts than they think 3. They don’t effectively manage contract deadlines docuFYI solves this problem by storing all of your contracts in a single location and users will receive advance notices of any action required to manage the agreements.



EasyFBO™ is an app system that allows pilots to order fuel on a mobile app. Founded by a pilot, John Hill, the company's mission is to simplify the service ordering process for pilots while reducing costs and increasing efficiency for fixed-base operators (FBOs). Through this idea and the plan for this startup, John was named one of the top 5 college entrepreneurs of 2014 by Entrepreneur Magazine.

World Tech Academy, LLC


World Tech Academy is a tech development school focused on teaching the latest and most relevant technologies in fields such as web development, video game development, and digital marketing. The mission of WTA is to empower the community by training people in programming to allow for more skilled talent to aid the growth of the tech industry.

Staffables, LLC


We aim to help small business owners save time and focus on growing their business by taking care of the busy-work for them. We specialize in Virtual Assistants, Bookkeeping, and several outsourced sales processes

Trifecta LLC


Trifecta is innovative front of house technology that makes communication easy at bars and restauraunts. With a simple interface and sleek look, your customers will communicate easily with your staff, leading to more sales, and less seating time. In the crowded bar and restaurant industry, this is an easy and affordable way to set yourself apart from the competition. The age of the smart home is coming, but the age of the smart restaurant is already here!



Tumalow gives K-12 schools lower electric bills and emergency power at no cost by financing and operating battery energy storage systems. Customers pay nothing until they see measured savings on their electric bill; then we charge 60%. When the energy storage is not needed to serve the building, our control software uses it to sell services to the grid. The combination of building and grid services maximizes our revenue per installed kW of energy storage.

FlyingVideoPro, LLC


FlyingVideoSystems is focused on RC UAV product offerings and anything having to do with flying RC multi-copters, or multi-rotors, in micro flights for the purpose of placing video technology to achieve unique and stunning aerial photography.

KAS Info Tech


KAS Info Tech is a software development company with a focus in web development and mobile application solutions. We work with each client as a strategic partner to design and deliver innovative solutions that meet their vision.



Global online community where students (ages 13+) who have a passion and brilliance in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) can make themselves known. In this community, students can exhibit their STEM excellence; share their knowledge; improve their performance; get recognized; establish a following; and be recruited and succeed.

Loudoun ProSports


Indoor sports complex and fitness center. LPS offers practice facilities, league play, tournament play, party facilities and more.

StageCoach Theatre Company


An entertainment company specializing in murder mystery theatre, children's theatre, and cabarets. Murder mysteries and improvisation are incorporated into corporate team building, workshops, and interactive tours.

Issue Loop


Issue Loop will be a polling site about issues handled by any level of government. The company seeks to get the most accurate idea of how the public feels about issues that directly affect them.

LSi Media LLC


LSi Media offers innovative SEO, Social Media Marketing, Video and Web Development services based on 20+ years of business development and entrepreneurial expertise.



Payment Redefined. Sell Anything Online. Accept instant payments, offer payment plans to your customers, and allow for delayed payments. We let you sleep.

Global Leadership Mentoring


Relational and emotional support and for leaders so they will work more effectively for the people who count on them for peace and stability of their organizations and nations.

Splash Communications


Splash Communications is a branding company that can be your marketing partner and help you when you need it on specific projects or come in and be your marketing dept. We do graphic design, social media, website design, and specialize in using PR to extend your brand. Our websites concentrate on being beautiful, intuitive and findable, our PR projects include all of the small details that make the project successful.

Text9, LLC


Text9 converts your anonymous visitors into clients. Your visitors get frictionless communication via live chat or text. Your team can respond from anywhere via desktop, smartphone or tablet. Text9 automates lead distribution to your sales staff wherever they are.

Samurai Solutions Corporation


SAMURAI is a cloud based service designed for giving life to outdated, dead, digital articles and personalizing them based on readers’ unique needs. This service creates a Living, Intelligent, Interactive, Visual version of the original article for end-users, regardless of the original publication date. This service instantly updates the contents of an article and integrates it with real world events. For instance, subject experts, feeds, numbers, charts, images, etc., give life to an article.



Company mission to provide life insurance and low cost health insurance to individuals and small businesses in Maryland and Virginia.

GoLiveStream - Clean Energy Motorsports


Clean Energy Motorsports is positioned in the exploding market of clean energy to promote and make the concept of electric stock car racing a reality. There are many opportunities with a fresh new take on one of our oldest sports-auto racing. Clean Energy Motorsports promotes all aspects of clean energy. We are focusing on stock car racing, formula E, open wheel, drag racing, and motorcycles. We are working on the first gas vs electric stock car race and starting a electric stock car series.

SafeLife, LLC


SafeLife empowers personal, family and community safety. We provide tools to help you protect and defend your circles of life – where you, live, work and play. SafeLife provides a mobile app for iOS and Android that delivers geocoded local news and information about crime and personal safety, the location of registered sex offenders, information on missing children and the ability to safely and securely report crimes, suspicious activity, accidents and other community emergencies – all anonymously.

Conveyance Marketing Group


Conveyance Marketing Group a team of bright, innovative and talented veteran marketers dedicated to big ideas, fresh insights and measurable results. Our unique blend of technical, creative, business, and project management expertise enable us to build programs that deliver tangible results for our clients. Our services include: logo design, website design and development, social media management, search engine optimization, graphic design of collateral and signage, blogging and copywriting.

Cherry's Cheesecakes & Delights, LLC


Specialty Desserts...Cheesecakes, cakes, pies, cheesecake truffles, cheesecake on a stick

Budget Referee LLC


Personal budgeting software as a service to consumers

Crimson Fly, Inc.


We are a Social Media Strategy Firm specializing in marketing concepts and strategies designed and executed using various social media channels. Our strategies are designed around our clients goals and objectives for their company (i.e., increased sales, more brand awareness, better on-line exposure, etc...). We work with our clients throughout their campaign and discuss their analytics with them at the end of the month to see where we can make adjustments for the following month.

Ace Group Solutions Inc.


Innovative technology focused corporation that focuses on Hybrid - SDN (which has the potential to dramatically reduce TCO), Telecommunications SME (Subject Matter Expertise), AGS team members were invited to the White House twice as SME(s) in 2012 for a Conference on Wireless and Broadband initiatives and again in 2013 for the CENDI Data Jam – Open Data initiative.

Scorebrd Inc.


Scorebrd Inc. develops custom web and device based software. Its first product, HILYTZ, enables coaches, families and other youth sports fanatics to create and share highlight reels of online videos.

WOW Familly Games d.b.a. Games and Team Building


Building better personal connections using games and unique team building activities such as HUDDLE Sessions, which are licensed to coaches, trainers, and membership groups.

M-Square Systems & iTechTalents.com

www.msquaresystems.com and www.itechtalents.com

M-Square is an IT Consulting Company focused in Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Analytics and Database Administration. Mostly using open source technologies to save initial investment in start-up companies. iTechTalents is one stop portal to connect Fresh Graduates with Job Recruiter and identify qualified candidates for start-up's.

Kohlex provides high performance engineering design for products that can be manufactured. The business model allows Kohlex to provide top notch engineering design at 50-60% less cost than the traditional method of obtaining engineering services. An engineering services package consists of one engineer, all of the design software required, secure design data storage at a Tier 1 data center, and an HD1080p communications pipe.

Blackbeard Tactical, LLC


Blackbeard tactical is manufacutrer and seller of custom handbuilt kydex holsters. We also will be offering some of the most premier firearms and survival training in the area.

Anthem Printing


Anthem Printing offers a one stop shop for politicians and small businesses to target consumers, print marketing material and send mail.

Complex Inc.


A multimedia company that broadcasts music, video, and audio to national and international family demographics.



Government contracting, industrial equipment.

Industry Vantage, LLC


We're online publishers and marketers focused on supporting trade associations, national brands and a mix of local and regional businesses.

Media Learning Partners


Pitch for Success is a coaching program designed to empower professionals to make meaningful business connections. Through public courses or custom private programs we teach Professional Networking and Professional Presenting that enables any professional to improve skills that have a positive impact on their businesses and careers. Business is about connecting. We teach people to connect quickly and naturally using our own Learn, Apply, Improve method that is both fun and effective.



EventKloud is a platform that allows venues, organizations, and people to easily promote and track their events. With EventKloud, businesses never start from zero when having an event -- we help them grow and track their network, and we help their network easily access and stay connected to their events from anywhere and on any device. EventKloud lets businesses create an event on our platform, and promote it by scheduling an email campaign, pushing the event to any social media.

IVEA Consulting


A niche consulting firm providing services and solutions for metaverse (3D virtual worlds, augmented reality, mirror worlds and lifelogging) technologies including advisory, consulting, and technical services, strategy development, thought leadership, and research and development.

Enuff With The Stuff is a professional organizing company helping clients with their residential organizing needs including purging and pre-packing for getting their home ready for sale. We also assist homeowners with all of their unpacking needs so everything is put away in the the proper place from the beginning. To assist clients who are moving, we have created an unique and comprehensive moving system that will reduce the stress on moving day, as well as, save time and money on the overall cost of the move. The system takes away all of the micro-managing of the movers and your stuff on the day of the move and allows the movers to be self directed and much more efficient with their time. www.movenorder.com

Lovas Consulting


I work with CEOs, Partners, Principals and Executives who want to create Healthy Organizations and are looking for Clarity, Focus and Release. As a thought provoking Business Therapist my focus is to help you create a healthy growing business by regaining clarity, letting go of ambiguity, uncertainty and fear, bringing focus to your goals and objectives and get more clients.

Interactive, dynamic, challenging and fun activities added to your next meeting, retreat, party or trade show. "Discover more about a person in an hour of play than a year of conversation" -Plato "A little play goes a long way" -Gary



Social TV start-up

LegiNation, Inc.


We make state level legislation more readily available to the professionals who need it, and even more importantly to the public at large. We are your search engine for democracy!

Mesh Multimedia LLC


Welcome to Mesh Multimedia, an experiential creative agency located in Loudoun County, Virginia. We are focused on serving both enterprises and small businesses in the Dulles Technology Corridor, Washington, D.C. metro area as well as Loudoun County, Virginia. We appreciate your interest in our services and are confident our talented creative team can deliver engaging multimedia solutions for any of your brand initiatives. Please take a moment to learn more about the mesh, learn about our services and view

Voysee is a voice messaging platform that makes it easy to share and post messages on social media with any type of phone. Voysee is a social media enabled voice solution. Our users can record and share audio online using their phone or browser. It is designed to work on any type of phone, deliver voice messages to other phones and post to user’s online social media accounts.

Trsst Project


A secure and distributed blog platform for the open web: looks and feels like twitter but encrypted and anonymized and decentralized and only you hold the keys.

EasyGrouper LLC


EasyGrouper provides mobile presence software, allowing companies to create a footprint on employee personal mobile devices. Key information, employee directories, groups and broadcast alerts are all accessible from any mobile device.



We haul away unwanted items away from your property for a fee.



TourCommand is a saas based management application for the touring side of the entertainment industry. We provide touring professionals with the tools necessary to plan, build, and manage their upcoming or existing concert tours.



Whether you are a novice or an experienced event planning professional, conference and convention planning is an utter nightmare. BusyConf is the only tool with its unique set of conference workflows that help conference planners manage their call for proposals, speakers, review committee, mobile schedule, and ticket registration. BusyConf makes conferences and events easy.



Complete financial analysis for divorcing couples that keeps both parties financially safe at time of settlement and years out.



SmartGeoMetrics offers 3D laser scanning equipment rental, hardware and software sales, training and experienced support services. Our laser scanner inventory is the largest in the industry including the latest Leica 3D Laser scanners, targets, hi-res digital panoramic camera gear and accessories. SmartGeoMetrics is committed to providing easy access to the equipment and resources our clients need to successfully complete their projects while strengthening their existing services and pursuits.

HM Social Strategy


HM Social Strategy offers social media management and coaching for small businesses and non-profits. HM Social Strategy covers all social platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter, and Pinterest. HM Social Strategy also offers e-mail marketing, blogging, and more!

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The organizers are independent licensees of the 1 Million Cups trade name and are not affiliated with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (“Kauffman”) or Kauffman Laboratories for Enterprise Creation, Inc. (“Kauffman Labs”). All information, views, opinions and commentaries presented herein are those of the organizers and not those of Kauffman or Kauffman Labs.