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Sunday, March 10 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Art of the Start: Proven Strategies for Launching a Tech Company LIMITED

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What does it really take to start a successful technology company? As the barriers
to entry decrease, it's tempting to think starting a company is a matter of having an
idea and hiring an offshore developer.

Join us as we examine the art of the start with seasoned entrepreneurs who have started
and grown their companies. This panel is hosted by DigitalUndivided, a social
enterprise that is increasing the number of Black and Latino women digital

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Ope Bukola

@Opé Bukola is the founder and CEO of CourseSky, an education company which offers online courses to help high-school students get college-ready. She also serves as Community Evangelist for digitalundivided, a social enterprise that builds forward-thinking initiatives to increase the number of Black and Latino women digital entrepreneurs. Prior to launching CourseSky, Opé worked in education marketing, higher education, and management consulting. She also founded Zora, an online mag... Read More →

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Kathryn Finney

@Kathryn Finney is the founder of digitalundivided. Currently, Kathryn is the Editor-At-Large at BlogHer, Inc and CEO of TBF Group, LLC, parent company of The Budget Fashionista brand, based on one of the most popular and influential fashion blogs, The Budget Fashionista. An honors graduate of Yale a... Read More →
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Elisa Camahort Page

Co-founder and COO, BlogHer, Inc.
Elisa Camahort Page is one of the three co-founders of BlogHer, Inc., along with Lisa Stone and Jory Des Jardins. As COO of the company, Elisa leads the BlogHer conference business, including the BlogHer annual conference, the largest event for bloggers in the United States. Elisa... Read More →
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Zuhairah Scott

@Zuhairah Scott Washington is passionate about leveraging technology and digital media to build profitable, innovative, and useful products that improve human well-being and have a positive impact on society. She is an entrepreneur and seasoned business professional with over a decade of digital media, finance... Read More →
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Constance C.R. White

An award-winning journalist, @Constance C.R. White is renowned for her wealth of experience and significant contributions across print, broadcast and online. A veteran writer and arbiter of culture and style, Ms. White has helped steer brand and editorial direction for some of the most exciting companies. Her aim is to celebrat... Read More →

Sunday March 10, 2013 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
BiT House | Red River Room Hilton Garden Inn, 500 N Interstate 35

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