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Making the Leap to Entrepreneur w/Founders of GreenKidCrafts, Feetz, Skooltopia

Do you want to start your own technology company, but don't know where to get started? You are not alone. Every day millions of people arrive at jobs they don't enjoy, but few do something about it. 

At the “Making the Leap to Entrepreneur” event, you can hear the stories, tips, and best practices of those who left their jobs to pursue their own startup company. Listen to the experiences of people just like you that have made the transition, and discuss any questions or concerns that you have. How do you know if you have a good idea? What are the first steps in an entrepreneurial journey? Join us for a fun evening!

Guest Speakers: 

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Penny Bauder - Penny is the CEO & Founder of Green Kid Crafts, an award winning  green company that provides creative and educational activities to do with kids through an eco-friendly Subscription Service, Craft  Boxes, Birthday Activities, STEM Science Kits, Creativity Kits, and more. Penny is a San Diego Founder Institute Graduate. 



Lucy Beard - Lucy is the Co-Founder and CEO of feetZ, a fast-growing startup that creates custom footwear through a smartphone app and 3D printing. Lucy is a San Diego Founder Institute Graduate, and also graduated from the Gigtank Accelerator. 

Courtney Gant - Courtney is the CEO & Co-Founder of Skooltopia, a local school marketplace that allows you to sell goods and services in your community, with a percentage of sales benefitting your local school. 


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  • Mark F.

    This was a great Meetup. Great speakers, solid advice and great networking opportunity! Hope to see more meetings like this in the future.

    August 21, 2014

  • Scotty N.

    It was a lot of fun. Great input, and good points from all 3 speakers.

    August 21, 2014

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