october, 2023

19oct4:00 pm6:30 pmHey Entrepreneurs, your company can take a decade to build

Event Details


We have two of the most respected entrepreneurs in North Carolina who will explain their decade-long journey in building their companies.

About this event

Two more excellent entrepreneurs to add to our impressive list of speakers at the Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington. They have raised over $150 million in capital combined.

Usually we feature the fast and the furious with young entrepreneurs who are building in the 5-7 year scaling process.


This time we will have more experienced entrepreneurs with products for larger markets.

– Dr. Tony Atti – Phononic –

YES, he is an ACTUAL Rocket scientist. (NASA)

More importantly, he is the entrepreneur behind Phononic.

Phononic’s unrivaled approach to solid state cooling uses semiconductor chips to deliver unrivaled temperature control & energy efficiency.

(And yes, he has been on CNBC)

in 2021, Phononic announced a $50 million investment from Goldman Sachs and have raised previous rounds.

– Richard West – BAEBIES (Raised almost $100 million in capital and FDA approval)

Delivering early disease detection and comprehensive diagnostics through screening and testing platforms powered by digital microfluidics.

Previously, a leader at Advanced Liquid Logic which was sold to Illumina for $96 million.

(He has been involved in CED, NC IDEA and First Flight Venture Center)


Moderated by TITLE LEVEL SPONSOR – Spencer Waspi – JP Morgan Life Sciences


PLEASE join us and learn from their experience.


Ironclad Brewery115 North 2nd Street, Wilmington, NC 28401


(Thursday) 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Ironclad Brewery

115 North 2nd Street, Wilmington, NC 28401