Last year’s Techsylvania event was definitely a blast. The Hackathon contestants were very promising and the conference itself was filled to the brim with interesting information. No need to worry if you missed last year’s event, because we’re organizing another one this year, between the 6th and 9th of June. We’ve got a ton of great speakers coming to Techsylvania and the Hackathon is guaranteed to be even more entertaining than last year.
So it all comes down to one thing. Why should you be interested in attending this year’s event? Well, for one thing, you’ll definitely get your money’s worth. If this alone doesn’t convince you, then see what other benefits await you:
- You’ll get to see enthusiastic and skilled developers work hard to put their ideas into practice, making use of wearable devices in creative and interesting ways. You’ll actually get to witness the birth of new technology.
- Speakers that are worth hundreds of millions of dollars will be coming to Techsylvania. You’ll be getting valuable insight from the experts, not your average Joe. You’ll find out firsthand what the future might actually look like.
- You might be lucky enough to meet potential investors, thus developing fruitful networking relations that will help you in the long run. You can even go one step farther and sign up for the Hackathon. You’ll get to showcase your skills to a large audience, including investors.
- Whether you are an entrepreneur or plan on owning a business in the near future, this is definitely right up your alley. Plenty of successful entrepreneurs are coming to Techsylvania and they’ll share their secrets and mistakes with you. Why risk potential costly mistakes when you can learn how to avoid them from the experts?
- You’ll get to spend your time with like-minded people who share your interests and passions. Who knows? You might just meet your future business partner at this year’s Techsylvania.
Starting to get interested? How about you get to know the speakers before deciding whether or not you want to attend?
Some of the speakers who will be coming to Techsylvania
Andrei Dunca, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of LiveRail
As a Computer Science graduate of the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Andrei saw his first debut as the co-founder and CTO of Trilulilu, a Romanian entertainment website that soared through the ranks over the years. Afterwards, he co-founded and served as CTO of LiveRail, coordinating both the design and implementation of the LiveRail platform.
LiveRail was eventually bought by Facebook and Andrei filled the Engineer Manager position. He oversaw the engineering team that was responsible with upgrading the LiveRail platform. We covered Andrei’s entire story in a previous article. Check it out if you want to know more about him.
Gentry Underwood, the Co-Founder of Mailbox
Gentry is a graduate from Stanford University, where he got his Bachelor of Science in human-computer interaction. Moreover, he also has a Master of Arts in psychology from Santa Clara University and a Master of Science in anthropology and community development from Vanderbilt University.
Gentry is both a talented designer and a successful entrepreneur. He also has a knack for developing simple, yet extremely useful products that make it easier for people to work together. He initially worked with IDEO, where he led their Knowledge Sharing domain and helped create The TUBE, a quality and very reliable social intranet.
He also co-founded Mailbox, a simple, yet reliable app which he ultimately sold to Dropbox for $100 million.
Mick Hagen, the Founder and CEO of Spatch, is also coming to Techsylvania
Mick originally planed to attend and graduate from Princeton University, but he eventually dropped out and decided to found Zinch instead. I has definitely worked out well for him, since he managed to turn Zinch, a tech startup that helped students worldwide find better education opportunities, into an internationally acclaimed success. He would later go on to sell Zinch to Chegg for $45 million.
Mick is now hard at work developing his new startup, Spatch. With it, he wants to re-imagine the way digital communication works. Spatch managed to get him over $3 million from various investors. He has been named by the Utah Business Magazine in the v100, which is a top of high tech entrepreneurs. His work has also been covered by renowned news outlets, like ABC, CNN and the New York Times.
Mick has also been a speaker at various events and conferences, such as TedX and Techcrunch Disrupt, so you know you he has a lot to offer.
What are you waiting for? Get your tickets today!
These are just some of the speakers attending this year’s event. There plenty more on their way. With all these great speakers coming to Techsylvania, it would be a shame to miss the opportunity to hear what they have to say.
Come see how small startups are met with success worldwide. See what great products the Hackathon competitors will present. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn from the best. Buy your tickets today and you’ll never regret it. Better hurry up though because they’re in high demand.