More than an event, this is an intimate gathering where each participant’s experiences and expertise help shape meaningful conversations and learnings.


2023 Silicon Y’all
Technology Summit

October 2-4 | Birmingham, AL

Founders’ Technology Summit is an exclusive gathering of select company leaders – registration is limited to 80 CEOs and 20 of the top tech private equity groups spanning the capital continuum. Attendees engage in meaningful discussions about growth, value, and current industry trends.



from top entrepreneurs in the tech world who have created substantial wealth for themselves and their shareholders.



with other executives and entrepreneurs amidst the scenic beauty, rich heritage, and southern hospitality of the Magic City.



Southern cuisine and tradition at its finest during the Silicon Y’all Technology Summit, while you socialize with industry peers.



from keynote speakers as they provide first-hand accounts of their experiences, both missteps and successes.

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with private equity groups and strategic acquirers that are focused on SaaS and Internet businesses.

Mentors and Speakers

The Silicon Y’all network consists of experienced investors and operators that bring incredible value to our participants.

Tony Summerville


Shay Howe

Active Campaign

Rob Spangler

SaaS Capital

Navid Oreizy

BVP Forge

Kurt Donnell


Kevin Cowherd


Gail Montgomery

Experience Yes

Devin Johnson


Shiv Narayanan

How to SaaS

Mark Solovy

Monroe Capital

Ross Croley

Greater Sum Ventures

Shegun Otulana

Harmony Venture Brands

Maren Hopkins

Bessemer Venture Partners

Matt Brugner

Stewardship Partners

Matt Cameron

SaaSy Sales Leadership

Victor Cheng


Donny Wyatt


Bruce Montgomery

Experience Yes

Aleem Mawani


Past Participants

2023 Venue — Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge

4000 Grand Avenue
Birmingham, Alabama 35226

With a scenic location boasting astonishing views of the Alabama hills, Ross Bridge is a luxury hotel getaway that offers an unforgettable stay. On site you’ll find the fifth-longest golf course in the world at 8,191 yards and 18 holes, upscale restaurants, and a full-service spa.

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“I would absolutely recommend that entrepreneurs attend this event. It’s a great way to make connections with potential investors and meet other CEOs. You’re going to learn a ton about metrics that you should be looking at, get great ideas on how to grow your business, how to grow the sales team, how to figure out marketing – you’re going to get a ton of information out of it.”

Bill Smith

CEO, Shipt

“It surprised me how open other CEO’s where in their sharing. Discussions were at a level that gave exceptional value.”

Jay Wommack

CEO, Vertical Alliance Group

“This event is just a fantastic opportunity to sit down in an intimate setting and be with a number of really impressive entrepreneurs and founders. The quality of the people that Founders is able to bring together is so energizing.”

Stewart Lynn

Principal, Serent Capital

“The hand-picked people that are here are all just absolutely brilliant. It’s really fun and inspiring to be around these people."

Tony Summerville

Founder & CEO, Fleetio

“For the entrepreneurs, listening to the private equity firms discuss how they evaluate a company and help them move forward to get to the next level is extremely helpful.”

Cecil Bostany

Member, Warren Averett