FuckUp Nights is a global movement where stories of professional fuckups + failures are told, questioned, and celebrated.
Suneera Madhani, CEO/Founder | Fattmerchant ~ Merchant Maverick
CEO/Founder at Fattmerchant, Suneera Madhani, realizes that business owners are frustrated with their merchant providers due to a lack of transparency and never-ending gimmicks. She decided to found her company, Fattmerchant, with the promise to establish a transparent subscription-based merchant services model that offers financial and strategic value to the everyday business owner. Since the launch of the company in mid-2014, Suneera has been recognized for her vast achievements and strength in various media such as Forbes, Fast Company, Yahoo, Tech Crunch, Huffington Post, Merchant Maverick, and the Orlando Business Journal. Fattmerchant has won numerous awards including the 2016 Bright House Regional Business Awards “Startup of the Year” Award, Grow FL’s Florida Companies to Watch award, the Emerging Business Plan category for NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners) Orlando, Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the IACC (Indian American Chamber of Commerce) Orlando, the Rollins Venture Plan Competition, and has been recognized by Merchant Maverick as a 5 star merchant services provider. In addition, Suneera was recently recognized as one of the Orlando Business Journal’s 40 under 40, by the Girl Scouts of Citrus council as a 2015 Woman of Distinction, and is the winner of the Rising Star category for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the community.
Terrence Donnelly, CEO/CTO | Teeps ~ Mobile Master
Terrence is a self-taught software engineer who was previously a career touring musician. Eventually, he realized he had a phone bill to pay and wasn't making any money in music. He is the CEO and CTO of Teeps, an Orlando-based agency who designs and develops mobile apps that people want to use, with experts in mobile design and user experience.Terrence is responsible for steering Teeps as it grows as well as ensuring the company uses sustainable software development practices.
Joey Flores, VP of Business Development | flexReceipts ~ Tech Maestro
Joey is a passionate serial entrepreneur. Currently, he is the VP of Business Development for flexReceipts, an enhanced digital receipts solution, offering retailers a post-sale opportunity to communicate with their customers. Prior to flexReceipts, he served as Senior Vice President of Product and Business Development at You42, was the Co-Founder/CEO of Earbits (acquired by You42), and was the co-founder and Strategic Advisor for SportsCampConnection.com. Joey has a keen knowledge of startups and internet marketing space making him a tech superstar.
Open Mic FuckUps...
We love great stories, that's why we're open the floor to anyone who has an epic professional fuckup to share...we're all ears and you'll win something good...we promise. Winner will be selected by votes from our storytellers and the audience.
6pm - 6:30pm ~ Grab a drink and start mingling
6:30pm - 8pm ~ Storytellers + Q & A, peppered with Open Mic FuckUps Competition
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