Women in Tech Summit 2019
Capital Factory welcomes you to our annual Women in Tech Summit, which will kick off Austin Startup Week on September 23, 2019! Capital Factory is dedicated to increasing diversity in the tech community and making our coworking space an inclusive and welcoming environment for people of all backgrounds and identities. The summit is a day full of programming to help inspire, engage and elevate female entrepreneurs and tech professionals.
Kick off Austin Startup Week with Epic Office Hours during Women in Tech! Epic Office Hours is a series of lighting speed mentoring sessions with serial entrepreneurs, corporate executives and investors. Attendees will receive a curated schedule of meetings based on various factors including stage and industry.
Interested? Apply here for Epic Office Hours! This is an opportunity to connect with your local entrepreneurial community and receive valuable feedback on your venture.
WHO IS THE EVENT FOR?
Women in tech, women founders and the people who support and invest in them.
Casual, business casual, business professional— whatever you feel most comfortable in!
Parking in downtown Austin can be difficult at times. We strongly encourage attendees to utilize ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft when traveling to the summit.
The Omni Hotel has paid garage options, and there are several additonal parking garages surrounding Capital Factory— along with metered street parking. Please go here for more information.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Registration, Breakfast & Optional CF Tours
Welcome Remarks, Keynote Speaker + Q&A
Founder’s Stories — Fireside Chat + Q&A
Fundraising Panel: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly + Q&A
Lunch & Networking
Epic Office Hours at Austin Startup Week (Application Only)
Google for Startups Workshop — Working with Unconscious Bias
Facilitated Discussion Breakouts
Startup Showcase Happy Hour & Networking
SPEAKERS — TBASpeakers from previous Women in Tech Summits include Sarah Jones Simmer, COO at Bumble, Claire Vo, VP of Product at Optimizely, Mellie Price, Co-founder at Capital Factory and Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette, President and CEO of Huston-Tillotson University.