Grace Hopper Annual Conference Schedule


Career: Presentations

October 16 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
General Assembly Theatre A Level Three GRBCC
TRACK: Career
Presentation / Lightning Talk
Bootstrapping To Success: Techniques For Growing a Business Without Investors
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
AUDIENCE: Senior Women

With less than 3% of VC money going to female led companies, it is important to consider other means to achieving your entrepreneurial goals. Here, you will gain insights into the benefits of bootstrapping and will walk away with real-world advice for building a successful company without investors. You will hear first hand stories about how one technical founder grew a startup to successful exit through perseverance and creative thinking.

How to Start a Business in 12 Hours
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
AUDIENCE: Students

Web-based businesses enable us to set up new businesses quickly and test the viability of our ideas with minimal cost. The key is to know what to do and how to do it. In this talk I walk you through how to set yourself up to be able to start a new business in 12 hours or less.