The Workshops

Workshops are jam-packed with information and content delivered to you in a fast-paced and fun environment designed to maximize your learning in short, one-time sessions.

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The Art of Angel Investing

Mentor: Casey Allen

Learn how to be a value add, smart angel investor. This workshop is invite only. Please provide your name and email address in the application form and you’ll receive a short survey within a day or two. This workshop will be capped at a very small number, so it's likely many will not be invited in.

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Fundraising Hacks

Mentor: Ryan Broshar

Have an awesome tech startup but don’t know the first steps to approaching a potential investor for funding? Know the fundraising game before you play! This session will give you some proven tips and hacker tricks for approaching friends and family, angels investors, VCs or strategic investors for fundraising.

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Responsive Design

Mentor: Pete Jones

With countless internet-enabled electronic devices on the market, users are accessing the web in more ways than we can test. Learn defensive design techniques that enable websites to respond to any physical device so that all users have a good experience, whether they are on their smartphone, tablet, laptop, desktop computer, or anything in between.

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Mobile App Design

Mentor: Mike Bollinger

Design native mobile applications that are beautiful, compelling, and clear. Discover how to creatively work inside (and outside!) the constraints and established patterns on iOS and Android.

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SEO

Mentor: Jeff Lin

This half-day search engine optimization workshop is for marketers, bloggers, business owners, non-profits, startups, or anybody who is involved in the operation, design, or maintenance of a website. It demystifies the core technical concepts of search engine optimization (SEO) so you can turn your website into a powerful asset. No programming or design experience is needed, but basic knowledge of HTML can help.

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Password Management

Mentor: Jeff Lin

In this workshop we'll change your life by teaching you how to use a password management app called 1Password. You'll learn the basics of strong password generation, automated log-ins, and mobile device synchronization so you will always have access to your accounts when you need it.

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iOS Swift

Mentor: Sam Kirchmeier

Leverage existing iOS/Objective-C expertise to learn Swift, Apple's new programming language.

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Android Wear

Mentor: Brian Yencho

Leverage existing Android knowledge to extend and enhance existing applications for Android Wear. Design and create wearable apps that run directly on the wearable device or sync data between Android Wear and handhelds.

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