The virtual Denton startup conference for hipsters, hackers, and hustlers

April 29 - May 1, 2020

What is FlintConf?

This is a three-day virtual 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 accomplished entrepreneurs and experts in 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 City of Denton Economic Development

April 29 - May 1, 2020
Sessions from 1pm - 5:30pm

Speakers

Aaron Powell

Aaron Powell

Founder & CEO
Bunch Bikes

Amanda Sweet

Amanda Sweet

Founder
The ReVamp

David Evenden

David Evenden

CEO and Chief Hacker
StandardUser Cyber Security

Emile Stewart

Emile Stewart

Founder and CEO
Wildflower Art Studio

Jake Laughlin

Jake Laughlin

Media & Productions Manager
Discover Denton

Juli James

Juli James

Cofounder & CMO
Wildcards

Kyle Taylor

Kyle Taylor

Sales Engineer
Pantheon.io

Marshall Culpepper

Marshall Culpepper

CEO and Cofounder
Kubos

Mike Christian

Mike Christian

Cofounder & CEO
From The Future

Natetisha McIntosh

Natetisha McIntosh

Founder and CEO
LashUp BrowDown

Rachel Weaver

Rachel Weaver

Director
SCRAP Denton

Valerie Gurka

Valerie Gurka

Senior Project Manager
Clear Measure

Conference Schedule

Hustler

Wed, April 29
1:00 - 1:05 pm

Welcome

1:05 - 1:40 pm

Finding Personal Fulfillment in Life and Business

Aaron Powell
1:40 - 1:50 pm

Q & A

1:50 - 2:25 pm

Building Your Strategic Plan of Action!

Valerie Gurka
2:25 - 2:35 pm

Q & A

2:40 - 3:15 pm

Be Your Kind of Great!

Natetisha McIntosh
3:15 - 3:25 pm

Q & A

3:30 - 4:05 pm

Successful Event Formula

Jake Laughlin
4:05 - 4:15 pm

Q & A

4:30 - 5:30 pm

Happy Hour & Giveaways

Hacker

Thu, April 30
1:00 - 1:05 pm

Welcome

1:05 - 1:40 pm

A Hacker's Journey to Space

Marshall Culpepper
1:40 - 1:50 pm

Q & A

1:50 - 2:25 pm

Simplifying Sales with MEDPICC

Kyle Taylor
2:25 - 2:35 pm

Q & A

2:40 - 3:15 pm

Failing Forward: Anticipating the Cyber Startup Learning Curve

David Evenden
3:15 - 3:25 pm

Q & A

3:30 - 4:05 pm

VR Training - Current & Future Status

Mike Christian
4:05 - 4:15 pm

Q & A

4:30 - 5:30 pm

Happy Hour & Giveaways

Hipster

Fri, May 1
1:00 - 1:05 pm

Welcome

1:05 - 1:40 pm

Adventures in Entrepreneurship

Emile Stewart
1:40 - 1:50 pm

Q & A

1:50 - 2:25 pm

Sidehustle vs. Sanity

Juli James
2:25 - 2:35 pm

Q & A

2:40 - 3:15 pm

Creatively Reusing Ourselves

Rachel Weaver
3:15 - 3:25 pm

Q & A

3:30 - 4:05 pm

Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust

Amanda Sweet
4:05 - 4:15 pm

Q & A

4:30 - 5:30 pm

Happy Hour & Giveaways

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

2019 Media

Our Sponsors

Stoke

Coworking & meeting space focused on cultivating community and empowering entrepreneurs

TechMill

Tech community builder

City of Denton, Economic Development

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

Denton Chamber of Commerce

Alliance of local business and professional people united to promote and support quality economic growth and prosperity for Denton

Denton County Economic Development

Helping businesses in Denton grow and retaining talent

From the Future LLC

A premiere independent VR (Virtual Reality) development studio, creating one-of-a-kind, real time 3D experiences for nearly 15 years

StandardUser Cyber Security

Specializing in cyber education and security services

TWU Center for Women Entrepreneurs

Assisting current or prospective business owners in Texas with education, support services, and research

Contact info@stokedenton.com for sponsorship benefits and details.

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