San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Make sure to check out our site: HustleCon.com for more info
You don’t have to know how to code to be an entrepreneur. You have to be a hustler.
Let's face it...everyone knows if you want to start a successful start up you NEED tons and tons of coding experience...
Rick Marini founded Tickle, one of the world's largest social media websites, in 1999. He sold the company for $100m just 8 years later. And guess what? Rick doesn’t know a lick about coding. Yeah, that’s right, Rick Marini, the founder multiple successful startups like Tickle and Branch Out isn’t an engineer. And he’s isn’t alone.
Tom Montgomery founded Chubbies, a crazy successful and popular ecommerce clothing startup. Gabe Luna-Ostaseski bootstrapped his started to $25 million in annual revenue. And Hiten Shah started both Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics. Did they know how to code? Nope.
What's Hustle Con?
Hustle Con is a conference focus on nontechnical startupers. We like to call these people hustlers. They’re the type of person who’s scrappy, shamelessly resourceful and frighteningly ambitious. The type of person who gets stuff done...even if they don’t know how to code. Hustle Con is about the specific skills needed to start and grow your startup.
Sales, marketing, growth, rapid prototyping, brand building and more. Hustle Con covers it all. And we’re bringing in founders from the hottest startups to tell you how they did it and to give you the specific and actionable tactics to get it done yourself.
Whether you work at a startup or run your own business, if wanna learn real, tactical skills to grow your company and join a strong community of hustlers and do-ers, then this event is for you.
Our speakers are founders of proven startups.
We don’t have vice presidents, early employees, or community managers speaking at Hustle Con...you’ll be learning tactical advice directly from the folks who started and run the company.
Tom Montgomery, Founder of Chubbies Shorts
Joel Gascoigne, Founder and CEO of Buffer
Rick Marini, Founder of Branch Out and Tickle
Hiten Shah, Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics
Neville Medhora, AppSumo and NevBlog
Rohin Dhar, Founder and CEO of Priceonomics
Gabe Luna-Ostaseski, Founder of Upshift Ventures and CalFinder
Jess Lee, Founder and CEO of Polyvore
Chip Forsythe, Founder of Rebel Coast Winery
Matt Fiedler, Founder of Vinyl Me Please
Jordan Harbinger, Founder of The Art of Charm
Aarthi Ramamurthy - Founder of True&Co. and Lumoid
Andrew Fogg - Foudner of Import.io
Jack Smith - Founder of Vungle and Shyp
Mark Organ - Founder of Eluqoa and Influitive
Who's Hustle Con for and what will you learn?
Wantrepreneurs: If you've been itching to start a tech company but aren't sure where to start, this conference is for you. You could still be working a full-time job. Or you could have just jumped in. In either case, the tactical nature of this conference will get you off to a solid start. This conference is most useful to non-technical entrepreneurs who really want to make progress on their startups without programming.
Entrepreneurs: You've already started a company? Good job. Come to Hustle Con to learn how to grow that bad boy. We're bringing the best founders in Silicon Valley to teach you how to do it. You'll learn specific tactics to turn an idea into something amazing.
Intrapreneurs: Being an entrepreneur means taking initiative and action, regardless if you're an employee at a start up or run your own. Working at a startup means wearing many hats to get stuff done. Come to Hustle Con if you wanna sharpen your sales, marketing, and growth hacking skills. Whether you're a programmer who wants to learn about the business side of startups or a sales person who wants to become a master - Hustle Con is for you.
What will I learn at Hustle Con?
- How to build a minimum viable product without knowing how to code
- Going from 0 to $5M+ in online sales
- How to build an audience without a product
- How to presell a product (before you build it)
- How to create a brand that people LOVE!
- How to write copy that sells