Startup Weekend Fort Lauderdale
Friday, February 1 - 3, 2019
Friday, February 1 - 3, 2019
Event starts at 6:30 pm
Your idea in 54 hours
- 7 full (and delicious) meals over the course of the weekend
- Benefits and discounts from our global partners
- One-on-one time with amazing mentors
- A new network of developers, designers, and entrepreneurs eager, like you, to change the world.
- All the internet and coffee you can consume.
Friday February 1st
Saturday February 2nd
Sunday February 3rd
Jan’s passion for problem solving, operations and technology has enabled him to bootstrap and build ShipMonk into what it is today.
In just a little over 3 years, Jan led ShipMonk from $0 to over $30,000,000 in annual recurring revenue, 3 locations around the world and over 120 exceptional, full time employees. All without external funding.
ShipMonk is currently helping over 1,000 ecommerce companies to deliver over million of their amazing products every month to their customers around the world.
Originally from the Czech Republic, Jan moved to the U.S to go to school with a dream of starting his entrepreneurial journey at the age of 17. After a few failed businesses, Jan founded ShipMonk after graduating from Florida Atlantic University in 2014.
*#29th fastest growing company in the U.S. 2018 (INC 5000)
*Cover of Forbes Mag CZ February 2018
*Forbes 30 Under 30 2018 U.S.
* Forbes 30 Under 30 Czech Republic
* Tedx - Speaker
*Tech Runway 2014 Graduate
*** Featured in Forbes, INC MAGAZINE, TechCrunch, WSJ, Entrepreneur.com, Miami Herald, South Florida Business Journal, SunSentinel
Jan loves to travel, play ice hockey, crossfit, martial arts, adrenalin sports (skydiving, paragliding, kitesurfing, canyoning etc.) and anything else that gets the blood flowing.
Dr. Lascelle Sweetland
Hasse leads an innovative team of creatives, developers, and strategists that have served brands, agencies, and startups alike to take digital ideas from concept to creation. Trim has developed enterprise solutions for mature companies, and has ideated, built, and launched scalable applications for startups in the partner capacity. As a full service agency, Trim has created digital solutions for some of the country’s most recognizable brands.
Prior to founding Trim Agency, Hasse served as Global Marketing Director for Mile Marker International, a lifestyle brand in the automotive after-market. Hasse created an award-winning, in-house marketing department through a “digital first” strategy that transformed a fledgling family-business into a publicly traded, global brand and market leader.
Most Recently, Hasse founded Fort Lauderdale’s first co-working and Tech-Incubation space, General Provision, with the goal of accelerating the creative and tech communities of South Florida. Aside from providing a collaborative space for entrepreneurs, creatives, and technologists, the space is also the home to Broward County’s first independent programming academy, aiming to feed the South Florida tech ecosystem with new developer talent.
Timothy is an emphatic supporter of agile project management and open-source technology.
Coaches and Mentors
Ceo and Founder
He founded Travelastic, a SaaS solution for tour experts. As a solutions architect, he converts business ideas into software design.
He has over 20 years of programming experience across multiple technologies. Worked extensively in cloud architecture, networking, security and high availability implementations. He lead and delivered multi-million dollar projects for fortune 100 companies. Also recruited and managed development teams for these companies. He has bachelors in Electrical and Electronics engineering. He is a technology evangelist and loves to motivate startups and guide them.
Design Thinking learned at Harvard – Division of Continued Education.
Charles has conducted numerous successful persona and finance workshops nationwide, and travels the entire country to conduct personal coaching sessions with his US-based clientele. His clients come to him to master the same skills that helped Charles retire at 36 and made him a millionaire at 37. Allowing his clientele to focus on real change through human behavior, systematization, and passive income creation.
Charles has been invited as a speaker by the United States Coast Guard, The American Heart Association, and lectured at Yale University. He attended the prestigious Harvard Business School, previously known as HBX, to perfect his mastery of the art of negotiation, and further imparts his knowledge to others through personal coaching.
Today, Charles splits his time between managing his businesses and coaching.
Founder & Software Engineer @ Creative Dev Software| CTO Govlia
Before transitioning to become the Co-founder of a Software Company, Tangy interned at The Urban League of Broward County, helping Entrepreneurship Center with their website. Working at The Urban League of Broward County, gave Tangy the support and the courage to start her own Software Company. To help business and to help improve the job market.
With 3 programming hackathon wins under her belt, she decided to combine her talents and to put them to good use. Tangy wrote a book for Programmers titled, The Journey Of A New Programmer ( http://newbiescancode.com/), released on Amazon in 2018 . Her goal is to reach out to the community of Entrepreneurs and individuals, encouraging them to become more involved in technology as leaders. While developing software for Socially Conscious business.
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