Allie Burns

IdeaFunding Keynote Luncheon & Main Stage Pitch Competition -
12:00 pm 10/17/2019
Copper Ballroom, Tucson Convention Center

Join one of the largest single entrepreneurship events in Arizona! It is a gathering of regional investors, entrepreneurs, small business people, and students.

A keynote address will be presented by Allie Burns, CEO of Village Capital followed by a “shark-tank” style Main Stage Pitch Competition. Up-and-coming Arizona startups will battle it out for the grand prize of $25,000 presented by UA Venture Capital. Keynote speaker sponsored by Arizona FORGE.

Please note this is an add-on event.

Allie serves as the CEO of Village Capital. Village Capital is a venture capital firm that finds, trains, and invests in early-stage ventures solving major global problems in agriculture, education, energy, financial inclusion, and health. She previously served as a senior executive at Revolution and the Case Foundation,the venture capital firm and private family foundation created by former AOL executives Jean and Steve Case, where she led the organizations’ communications and marketing teams. She also held positions at Discovery, AOL and Atlas Venture among others. Allie bringing more than 16 years of experience working with entrepreneurs and innovators at the intersection of tech and social change.