Meet Sydney Lai, Startup Weekend Facilitator
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Get to know Sydney Lai, our 2017 Facilitator for Startup Weekend Madison
Sydney Lai is a gregarious community leader passionate about helping people pursue entrepreneurship. Sydney works domestically and internationally building startup ecosystems, leading accelerators, venture funds and community events. As a technical marketer and designer with an award winning background in sales and business development, Sydney grows products and services users want. Her work spans across industries and startups including finance, virtual reality, enterprise, and aerospace.
As a community leader building startup ecosystems, Sydney has worked in accelerators, venture funds, financial services, SaaS, government, virtual reality, and aerospace industries. As a technical marketer and designer with an award winning background in sales and business development, Sydney grows products and services users want.
In March, 2016 Sydney published a LinkedIn article on Linked in titled, "Design Startups That Accelerators Want" and in October 2016 she presented a TedX Talk you'll want to check out at https://youtu.be/s4EdXc36KrA.