FlintConf

The Denton startup conference for hipsters, hackers, and hustlers

April 12, 2019 @ Stoke Denton

What is FlintConf?

This is a one-day, single track conference in Denton for entrepreneurs, creatives, freelancers, side hustlers, and students in any stage of their business development to learn how to optimize available resources to start and grow successfully. Conference attendees will participate in business-informative, interactive sessions lead by experts in entrepreneurship, lean startup, marketing, branding, finance, wellness, and more.

Wherever you are in your entrepreneurial pursuits, FlintConf will take you further.

Who is FlintConf for?

Hipsters

design, creative, art, music, makers

For art and creativity to become sustenance: Feed the fire and yourself.

Hackers

development, engineering, technology

For code to become cash: Develop ways to translate your work and value.

Hustlers

sales, marketing, bizdev

For ideas to become tangible: Transform ideas into plans and plans into results.

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When & Where

Presented by Stoke, TechMill, and GDAC

April 12, 2019
8am-5pm + Happy Hour from 5-7pm

Stoke Denton
608 E Hickory Street Suite 128
Denton, TX 76205

Speakers

Britt Krhovjak

Britt Krhovjak

Senior Business Advisor
North Central Texas Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Ed Pugh

Ed Pugh

CEO
Reaper Miniatures

Emile Stewart

Emile Stewart

Founder and Owner
Wildflower Art Studio

Emily Roden

Emily Roden

CEO and Cofounder
ReadyRosie

GiGi McDowell

GiGi McDowell

Founder and Ceo
FĂȘtefully

Heather Gregory

Heather Gregory

Director
Stoke

Heather Steele

Heather Steele

Founder and CEO
Blue Steele Solutions

Josh Berthume

Josh Berthume

President / CEO
Swash Labs

Kyle Taylor

Kyle Taylor

President and Cofounder
TechMill

Marshall Culpepper

Marshall Culpepper

CEO and Cofounder
Kubos

PJ Scalf

PJ Scalf

Vice President
Small Business Lending at CapitalSource

Pilar Angel

Pilar Angel

Strategic Communications and Community Outreach Consultant
Texans for Safe Access

Shannon Mantaro

Shannon Mantaro

Director
TWU Center for Women in Business

Conference Schedule

* Breakout session

TimeTopicSpeaker
8:30 amBuilding Community Through An Entrepreneur's LensHeather Gregory
9:00 amBuilding Your Business Battlecry -- A Powerful Brand Story That Actually WorksHeather Steele
10:00 amOutburn Burnout: Creating Balance While Overcoming Chronic StressPilar Angel
11:00 amUnify + Simplify + Amplify: Where Story and Marketing Strategy MeetJosh Berthume
12:00 pmLean PrinciplesKyle Taylor
2:30 pmFund Your Future: Forecast & Manage Your Cash FlowBritt Krhovjak
3:40 pmThe Entrepreneurial MindsetEmily Roden

What will you gain?

Resources

discover programs, organizations, and tools available to you to help you succeed

Insight

hear & learn from experienced entrepreneurs about their successes and failures

Funding + Finance

learn about your options for raising money and how to manage it once you have it

Connections

find like-minded individuals & people with complementary skill sets to collaborate with

Branding + Marketing

understand how to build your brand to find customers and close sales

Balance

determine how to avoid burnout & strike a healthy work-life balance

Our Sponsors

Stoke

Entrepreneur Center

TechMill

Tech community builder

Greater Denton Arts Council

Patterson Appleton Arts Center

City of Denton, Economic Development

Department offering support & services to businesses in all sectors and of all sizes

Texas Woman's University, Center for Women in Business

Business-growth resource for business owners, entrepreneurs, and students

NCTC - The Exchange

First State Bank Exchange at North Central Texas College - downtown Denton campus

Denton Angels

Angel investment group based in Denton, Texas, administered as a program of Stoke

ReadyRosie

Family engagement and early learning resource and tool