Startup Grind Buffalo Hosts Kevin Christner (Richmond Capital Partners)
Wednesday 2nd Mar, 2016

dig at the Innovation Center on BNMC
640 Ellicott St Buffalo, NY 14203
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Kevin Christner, Richmond Capital Partners Kevin Christner is the Principal of Richmond Capital Partners, a firm that advises high net worth individuals on their financial affairs serving as their personal CFO.  He has completed investments in the angel, venture capital, private equity and real estate spaces.  Notable local investments include City Dining Cards, CoachMe Plus, Thimble and Hebeler Holdings.  He often takes an active advisory role in his investments providing insight and guidance especially in financial matters.  He is an FAA rated Commercial Glider Pilot, held a Flight Instructor Rating for eight years and has competed at the national level. Agenda   5:30 Networking and Food 6:30 Fireside Chat 7:30 Networking Hosted By Eben Piazza, Director of Startup Grind Buffalo Eben is an entrepreneur, innovator, and salesman. Eben thrives off entrepreneurial energy and is always willing to help fellow entrepreneurs in any capacity, feel free to reach out. @EbenPiazza LinkedIn: Email: | Twitter: @EbenPiazza Global Partners Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Local Partners Colligan Law’s vision is that the Western New York community has an innovative community developing in the business world. The firm has structured its legal services to support and provide services to the growing businesses in the area. Colligan Law has practice areas that can service the entrepreneurs in the Buffalo and Western New York Area. Who are the entrepreneurs in Western New York? They are people who have created a successful business and are trying to enjoy a lifestyle that will allow them to enjoy both the business and personal side of being successful. Colligan Law has practice areas, in addition to business law, like timber and forestry law and oil and gas law to help successful entrepreneurs and business people manage their personal assets such as land in the country with timber and oil and gas rights. These are the types of assets that Colligan Law helps entrepreneurs manage while still handling their complex legal matter. Colligan Law’s slogan is Advocates for Business and Community. The attorneys at Colligan Law came together on one common basis. All of them are heavily involved in the community. dig is the place for innovation in Buffalo! It’s a hotspot that offers affordable workspace, access to mentors, opportunity for collaboration, and allows its members to be part of an entrepreneurial ecosystem that fosters productivity and success. Launch NY is a non-profit venture development organization with a mission to create jobs by providing guidance, mentoring and investments to help emerging companies succeed within the 27 counties of Upstate New York. Martin Davison Public Relations (MDPR) is a boutique public relations firm with entrepreneurial spirit and advertising agency power. Delivering results across every industry and type of challenge, our team goes above and beyond to provide superior public relations services. As an affiliate of Buffalo and Rochester-based firm The Martin Group, MDPR supports various local, national, and international clients while advancing practice areas including traditional public relations, special event coordination, public affairs, media training, crisis communications and social media engagement. We specialize in making the value of your product or service into an easy-to-understand, wide-spread marketing message. Nickel City Graphics is – Marketing, simplified. Hodgson Russ attorneys facilitate the U.S. legal aspects of transactions around the world. We practice in every major area of law and generally use multidisciplinary work teams to serve the specific, often complex, needs of our clients, which include public and privately held businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit institutions, and individuals. Hodgson Russ has offices in Albany, Buffalo, New York City, and Saratoga Springs, New York; Toronto, Ontario; and Palm Beach, Florida. Upcoming events you should attend! 02 Feb Toronto hosts Steve Tam Indiegogo View Details What is Startup Grind? Startup Grind is a global startup community educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 150 cities and 65 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind. Disclaimer: Startup Grind event ticket sales are non-transferable, non-refundable, and final. If an event is cancelled due to weather, speaker availability, or any other unforeseeable event you will be refunded automatically. If a speaker moves the event date you will have 48-hours to request a refund if you are unable to make the new event date. Please direct any additional ticketing issues to

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