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Tech for Non-Tech CEOs & Founders talk from Apr. 16, 2014 @ Rainmaking Loft Berlin.

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  • @deadroxy Building a Tech Team for Non-Techie Founders Johanna Brewer frestyl CEO & Co-Founder Doctor of Computers
  • @deadroxy Quick Poll
  • @deadroxy Entering the Realm of Tech Without A Local Guide
  • @deadroxy 01001000 01000101 01010010 01000101 00100000 01000010 01000101 00100000 01000100 01010010 01000001 01000111 01001111 01001110 01010011
  • @deadroxy HERE BE DRAGONS
  • Dragons are cool!
  • @deadroxy Axiom #1 coders spend most of their time coding
  • @deadroxy Therefore respect their boundaries and let them code
  • @deadroxy Axiom #2 coders leave their caves to meet other coders
  • Hackathons & Startup Competitions
  • Learning Environments
  • (Actual) Tech Conferences & Demo Days
  • @deadroxy Therefore go to them, ask to learn, earn respect
  • @deadroxy Axiom #3 coders need motivation & validation
  • Motivation: Being Involved
  • Validation: Our Code In Action
  • @deadroxy Therefore do not leave your coders unattended
  • @deadroxy Building a Tech Team for Non-Techie Founders Questions? Concerns?