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Conquering Challenges as Women Startup Leaders
We know that Silicon Valley is full of entrepreneurial women and this event aims to bring women together and give you access to top female entrepreneurs and passionate women in business. They will share their 'why', their stories, challenges, successes, tips and answer your burning questions about entrepreneurship. Join us for a roundtable in this closed setting where we discuss being a female entrepreneur. ::: Featuring: - Rachel Sheppard - Ryan Micheletti (Director of Global Operations, Founder Institute) - Harmony Oswald (Founder & CEO, Legal Lucy) - Mona Defrawi (CEO & Founder) ::: Who should Attend? - Tonight it’s all about women in technology and entrepreneurship - Anyone interested in entrepreneurship - Anyone who is keen to learn from an inspiring, enlightening and authentic conversation - Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company but is unsure about what to do next - Anyone interested in meeting fellow female entrepreneurs starting a company - Anyone interested in meeting Founder Institute Directors or Mentors ::: This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit This event is sponsored by the Founder Institute startup accelerator. Founder Institute provides a step-by-step program that gives startup founders the structure, mentor support, and network of entrepreneurs they need to start an enduring company. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 60 countries, the Founder Institute's mission is to "Globalize Silicon Valley" and build sustainable startup ecosystems worldwide. If you have any feedback on this event, please let us know at Also, remember to sign up for our Founder Insight mailing list to receive exclusive startup training videos and articles every Monday and Thursday:

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    Startup Founder 101 brings together aspiring and experienced tech entrepreneurs to discuss, meet, and collaborate to build great new startups, and to push the local startup ecosystem forward.

    This group hosts numerous free events throughout the year where you can learn the best practices of starting a company from people who have been there and done that. You’ll have the opportunity to meet local founders and investors, exchange ideas with experts, get feedback on your idea, participate in startup workshops, and more.

    Typical startup event topics include:
    • Coming up with a strong startup idea
    • Startup legal basics
    • How to pitch your startup
    • Starting a company without quitting your day job
    • How to raise funding for your startup
    • And much more!

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