Austin Startup Week 2021 Austin Startup Week 2021

Entrepreneurship 101 Track

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

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Entrepreneurship 101 Track Opening Remarks
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Caroline Tosbath (She/Her)
Caroline Tosbath (She/Her)
Techstars, Program Manager

Join Caroline Tosbath, Program Manager at Techstars, as we kick off the Entrepreneurship 101 Track.

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Combatting Founder Fatigue, Stress, and Burnout
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Alex Friedman (She/Her)
Alex Friedman (She/Her)
Talk Howdy, Founder and CEO
Dieumerci Christel (He/Him)
Dieumerci Christel (He/Him)
Enlightapp, Founder & CEO
Dan Hightower (He/Him)
Dan Hightower (He/Him)
Carta, Director of Growth Product

We all know being a founder can be a lonely and difficult journey so let's kick off the morning with some vulnerability and discuss avoiding fatigue, stress and overall burnout as a founder. Hear from CEOs Alex Friedman, Brittani Dunlap, and Dieumerci Christel on how they navigate building a startup and prioritizing their mental health along the way.

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5 Ways to Build Repeatability Into Your Business

Join author of Levers Amos Schwartzfarb as he breakdowns 5 key concepts that will help early stage companies build repeatability into their business. The Levers framework has helped countless startups globally, is fundamental to the Techstars program curriculum, and is now a best selling book on Amazon.


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Customers and Community as an Early Stage Startup
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Jonathan Ganthier (He/Him)
Jonathan Ganthier (He/Him)
Flourish, Cofounder
Alex Friedman (She/Her)
Alex Friedman (She/Her)
Talk Howdy, Founder and CEO
James McGillicuddy (He/Him)
James McGillicuddy (He/Him)
Carta, Head of Origination

Join local founders and community experts, Alex Friedman of Talk Howdy and Claire Siegel and Jon Ganthier of Flourish, for a panel discussion on the importance of building community pre-product in order to gain customers, leveraging community to create a better product and the role community plays in building a brand.