Chris Heivly - Inventures 2023

Chris Heivly

Managing Director

, Build The Fort

Chris is one of the nation’s leading experts on launching startups. He co-founded MapQuest, is an investor (angel, corporate VC, 2 micro funds ~ directed over $75M) and was SVP Innovation with Techstars. Today he is focused on startup community building enabling city leaders to create the right environment for entrepreneurs.



  • Startup Pitch Event: The Metaverse – June 01, 9am
  • Why Building Great Ecosystems Is Even More Important Today – June 02, 10am