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Athgothon to Host 200+ Attendees and High-Powered Speakers in D.C. on August 12-14


Los Angeles, CA, April 02, 2015 --(PR.com)-- This summer, more than 200 bright entrepreneurial minds will converge in Washington D.C. at the World Bank H.Q. to collaboratively generate thirty startup businesses. Athgothon, from August 12-14, is Athgo’s sixth Global Innovation Forum at the World Bank.

Athgothon is a three-day event that enables young people, age 18-32, to form teams and create financially viable and socially and environmentally conscious businesses, and to learn from an array of high-powered speakers. These speakers will share their expertise in leadership, technology, business, and entrepreneurship. At the forum’s conclusion, top startup teams will be awarded Innovation Grants to help get their concepts off the ground.

The following speakers will come to the Athgothon 2015 with more to be confirmed:

Mr. Jean Philbert Nsengimana, Minister of ICT and Youth - Government of Rwanda

Ms. Brigette Gosselink, Principal - Google.org

Ms. Caroline Howard, Senior Online Editor - Forbes

Mr. Sridhar Rao, Entrepreneur in Residence - Samsung Accelerator

Ms. Sangwon Yoon, Diplomatic Correspondent - Bloomberg

Mr. Leonard Yip, SVP and Chief Information Officer - Panda Restaurant Group

Athgo is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization championing young adults’ entrepreneurial efforts and profitable innovations that maximize communal and environmental returns. Athgo holds consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council and the UN Department of Public Information. Since 2003, Athgo has provided intellectual, networking, and financial opportunities to over 10,000 young entrepreneurs and college students from over 600 universities in 80 countries.

Visit forum: http://www.athgo.org/athgothon2015/

For more information, contact:
(818) 345-6734 ext. 1050
7080 Hollywood Blvd.
Suite 1100
Hollywood, CA 90028

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Company Name: Athgo International
Contact Person: Amanda Frechin
Email: media@athgo.org
Country: United States
Website: http://bit.ly/1x6c0n3
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