The headline tech conference of the Forward Festival, the Forward Technology Conference (FTC) is geared toward startup founders, tech geeks, and those wanting to build successful technology companies. Whether you’re thinking about launching a startup business or you’re an experienced entrepreneur, you’ll find this conference relevant and insightful.

Tuesday, August 21 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Build Your Network of Mentors

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Mentors are an important part of an entrepreneur’s team. Learn from startup founders how to find the right mentors – through a formal program (such as MERLIN Mentors or gener8tor/gBETA) and/or by building your own network. Hear tips for creating successful, mutually rewarding relationships with mentors.

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Alex Kubicek

CEO, Understory
Understory is a property-level analytics platform which allows for efficiency optimizations around the claims process that create a large financial impact. We are using the principles of IoT to solve a big blindspot in the insurance industry with our hail monitoring networks. Hail... Read More →
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Alex Lindemeyer

Co-Owner, Short Stack Eatery
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Alex Wyler

Co-Founder & CTO, EatStreet
Forbes 2018 30 under 30 - Consumer Technology. An experienced leader, engineer, and entrepreneur. Co-founder and CTO at EatStreet.
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Susie Younkle

Program Director, Merlin Mentors
Susie Younkle is Program Director for MERLIN Mentors, sponsored by University Research Park. In this role, she coordinates the organization’s 100+ volunteer mentors and dozens of active teams that assist entrepreneurs. Susie also enjoys helping start and grow businesses, with a... Read More →

Tuesday August 21, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Tripp Commons (2nd Floor)