From Zero Knowledge of Software Development to Winner of Startup Weekend in 1 WeekJuly 26th, 2015 by gainesvillechamber
The “Must Attend” TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs, Two-Day Intensive Bootcamp, Comes to Gainesville, FL August 22-23
After hearing tech horror stories at speaking engagements from entrepreneurs around the world, The Wall Street Journal’s “Woman on the IT Fast Track” Nelly Yusupova (DigitalWoman), chief technology officer of Webgrrls International, created TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs to teach business owners the skills they need to become more capable, confident and competent in a short period of time.
Now, entrepreneurs from all over Central and North Central Florida will have an opportunity to learn directly from world-renowned technology expert Yusupova next month. The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce and Gainesville Dev Academy are hosting TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs on August 22 – 23 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, 300 East University Ave.
TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs Two-Day Bootcamp teaches the entire development process to empower non-technical entrepreneurs and management professionals to communicate effectively with their development team, quickly spot red flags and minimize the damage of mistakes. Each workshop is designed to save you money, possibly up to $72,000.
But don’t take our word for it, hear directly from past TechSpeak attendee Austin Pantaleo, founder of FunScout – a website and app that aggregates fun activities to do in Palm Beach County.
“I have a background in business and prior to TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs had zero knowledge of software development.
Originally, I was hesitant to enroll in the workshop in fear of not being able to understand the information. I couldn’t have been more wrong.
From minute one Nelly gave us a workbook and outlined what we were going to cover in a very systematic and easy to understand way. I quickly realized she knew her stuff and genuinely wanted to teach us.
Over the next 2 days we enjoyed learning an incredible amount of terminology, concepts, best practices, and tools. We even had some tech veterans in our class who couldn’t believe how much they learned.
After the workshop I began leveraging my newfound knowledge and brought a software concept to Startup Weekend one week after attending TechSpeak.
Because of my experience at TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs, I was able to have intelligent conversations with the Tech Experts and my team, further validate my concept and win the event.
I am now launching the business and cannot thank Nelly enough for giving me the confidence and roadmap to develop my concept. I would highly recommend TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs to anyone looking to communicate with, understand, and manage technology teams and projects. Trust me, it is worth far more than the time and money you put into it!”
This two-day boot camp, features hands on, practical and tactical workshops, will cover topics, such as:
- How to validate product ideas before building them
- How to implement lean and agile practices into your company culture
- How to hire the right tech professionals
- How to deliver your project on time and on budget
- And much more…
Minimize the costs of your technology mistakes by registering to attend Gainesville, Florida’s TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. The first 15 attendees to register will save $200 on an early bird ticket price. Boot camp capacity is capped at 40 seats. Do not wait, register today!
For questions, email Shareen@GainesvilleChamber.com.