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April 16  |  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Join us at the official Big Top Launch Party!

Big Top’s mission is three-fold. We…

  1. Simplify startup growth for the region
  2. Connect talent to opportunities
  3. Support companies in building healthy work environments

On April 16th, we’re bringing it all together under the Lucky Strike Water Tower at the American Tobacco Campus in Durham.

Big Top events are designed for startups to make connections, share their stories and grow their teams. If you’re part of the startup ecosystem or looking to join a startup teamthis event is for you.

Okay, we know…you might be thinking to yourself, “Huh? I’ve been to a Big Top event — isn’t it already launched?”

You’re right, Big Top has been around the block a time or two. But, we’ve got big plans (and even bigger ideas) to share on where we’re taking things from here.

Here’s the deal: we’ve been where you are and we know what you’re looking for, and we want to help you find it — come meet the team, network with growing startups and connect with a few surprise guests!


6:30 PM Check-in and Networking

7:00 PM Big Top Launch + Company Pitches

7:30 PM Networking + Partayyyy



*We only have one ground rule: this is a sales-free event. If you’re coming to sell your services to startups, you will be asked to leave. Please play by the rule. ?

ACCOMMODATIONS: If you are coming from out of the area and need a discount on a hotel room, please email Mable Rogers at [email protected].

QUESTIONS: Contact the Big Top Team at [email protected].


Lucky Strike Water Tower at American Tobacco Campus
318 Blackwell St
Durahm, NC 27701 United States
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