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Keynote Talk: Hopstop Founder Chinedu Echeruo and Design Pioneer Pamela Abalu on “Love As the Future

Chinedu Echeruo and Pamela Abalu’s human-centered studio, the Love & Magic Company, has reimagined the concept of “work” and created a revolutionary new knowledge-sharing business model. Join the star entrepreneur and design pioneer at Tom Tom as they call us to action.

Friday, April 12 at 12:45pm | The Jefferson Theater

General Admission: $25 – includes a boxed lunch

NOTE: Included in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Conference ticket, All Access badge, and Patron badge


Get ready to rethink work: Speaker duo extraordinaire Chinedu Echeruo and Pamela Abalu are on deck to engage you in a groundbreaking, interactive keynote.

Echeruo is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of HopStop. (He’s been named one of Black Enterprise magazine’s “Top 40 Under 40” and Forbes’ “10 Most Powerful People in Africa.”)

Abalu is the mastermind behind the transformation of $1B+ of workspaces across 65 countries and former MetLife Chief Architect. A Crain’s 40 Under 40 honoree, she became the 179th licensed black female architect in the U.S. at the age of 26.

Together, they’ve created Love & Magic Company, which actions work as love made visible and technology as a coordinating aspect of that love.



Learn More About the Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Conference & Summit

Join investors, entrepreneurs, accelerators, economic developers, and researchers for a daylong forum on expanding business ownership and scalable ventures in Virginia. The Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Conference will take place from 8:00am–6:00pm on Friday, April 12th as part of the Tom Tom Summit.



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