Startup Weekend Austin, TX
Friday, February 6 - 8, 2015
Friday, February 6 - 8, 2015
Event starts at 6:30 pm
701 Brazos St
Everything's bigger in Texas, including startups!
Friday February 6th
Saturday February 7th
Sunday February 8th
Cofield is currently the President & CEO for the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce in Austin, Texas, the founding President of the Austin Black Technology Council and founder of Walker's Legacy, a national women in business collective established in 2009.
With five multi-million-dollar business success stories to his name, and a prestigious Young Achiever Award, Matthew has been characterized as a true differentiation, niche marketing, and sales systemization powerhouse.
His rapid growth ideology has led to rapid market penetration in industries as vastly different as telecommunications, construction, and nationally accredited education. It has also been successful in acquiring high profile customers, such as multinational award-winning franchises, luxury automotive brands, leading medical institutions, law associations, and National Premiership Football teams.
Matthew is a regular guest on Fox7’s Good Day Austin, as well as a featured contributor toCEO, Entrepreneur, and Top Sales World Magazine. Matthew now brings about rapid growth and business transformation all over the world, through his many speaking and coaching activities as well as his top-rated iTunes podcast Better Business Coach.
Jan has been focused on building early stage and expansion stage companies for over 25 years, resulting in four successful acquisitions and one IPO, primarily in web-based and emerging technologies.
Driving chip architectures.
Project scheduling and forecasting.
Defining and driving design methodology.
Interface with multiple disciplines to drive product definitions.
Foundry and technology evaluations
Hiring of top talent to grow design teams.
Specialties:Very high performance Analog/RF circuit and system-on chip design.
Coaches and Mentors
He is passionate about pitching, building, and testing new products in the contextual computing & mobile space.
When he is not thinking about products or building mobile apps, he is competing in hackathons and mentoring new developers.
John enjoys working with other entrepreneurs, especially in the EdTech Space to help them find their footing, identify their market, and develop their value prop when approaching that market. John also serves on a number of Non-Profit boards in the Houston and likes to volunteer in classrooms across the city.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Austin, TX team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.
Techstars Startup Weekend Austin is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
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