Fireside Chat | Play Big, Live Small
September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Having far reach, provincial or even global impact and abundant success does not always mean setting up shop in the bright lights of a big city. Sit down with three tremendously impressive and growing companies who exhibit how you can build sizable, successful ventures headquartered in a rural or small-town setting. Join Paul Raymer, Co-Founder and President of SoilOptix, using technology for more efficient farming, Sara Teare, Founder of 1Password, offering the easiest way to store and use strong passwords, and Ben Whitney President of Armo-Tool & Abuma Manufacturing, solving the tooling and automation problems that help innovative ideas get to market, to hear how it is done. Become aware of common barriers and challenges as well as some hidden building blocks that exist for companies with rurally located centers of operations.