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Thursday, August 30 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Food + Fashion + Impact: Here's how lifestyle startups can leverage tech to scale

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Not all successful startups are makers of apps, marketplaces or SaaS platforms. Meet the founders of some of Nashville's hottest high-growth startups that are building lifestyle, sustainable products:

  1. Porter Road
  2. Nisolo
  3. Nashville Fashion Alliance  
  4. Soles4Souls

Speakers
avatar for Uli Becker

Uli Becker

Founder/Advisor, Reebok / Aegle Gear
Uli Becker has 25 years experience in the sporting goods industry, having worked for adidas and Reebok, two of the best global sports brands. He worked primarily in front office functions, on the product creation, product management and business unit side, in brand and marketing roles... Read More →
avatar for Chris Carter

Chris Carter

CEO & Cofounder, Porter Road
Throughout college, Chris did promotions for a local radio station while also working in restaurants as a bartender and server before leaving Memphis in pursuit of Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona. While studying the culinary arts, Chris elected to continue... Read More →
avatar for Buddy Teaster

Buddy Teaster

CEO, Soles4Souls
As CEO, Buddy uses a mix of entrepreneurship, C-level leadership skills and extensive non-profit experience to lead Soles4Souls, the largest not-for-profit shoe and apparel social enterprise in the US. In addition to the free distribution of new footwear and apparel, Soles4Souls distributes... Read More →
avatar for Van Tucker

Van Tucker

CEO, Nashville Fashion Alliance
Van Tucker is the CEO of the Nashville Fashion Alliance; an organization dedicated to amplifying early stage fashion businesses with an ecosystem of support and resources. Over the last five years, she has led this industry through the formation of the NFA through her collaborative... Read More →
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Patrick Woodyard

CEO & Cofounder, Nisolo
Patrick is the Cofounder & CEO of Nisolo, an E-Commerce Footwear & Accessories brand striving to push the fashion industry in a more sustainable direction. He graduated from the Croft Institute and Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College at Ole Miss, where he studied Global Business... Read More →


Thursday August 30, 2018 3:00pm - 3:45pm
BB King's Blues Club 152 2nd Ave N, Nashville, TN 37201
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