Tech Conference : TechTalks | Lean Startup

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1515 Blake Drive

Richardson, TX 75081

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Learn, Network, Startup

About this Event

A community event for entrepreneurs, technologists, business partners, & angel investors to bring ideas to reality.

We are building a support community for DFW innovators.

Network with investors and entrepreneurs. Learn about the high tech world while you're here.

Want to get in on world-changing technology?

  • A proven bitcoin visionary sheds light on the future of block chain.
  • We have an expert to show you machine learning strategies.
  • Live Demo: Bitcoin machines generating cryptocurrency.

Want to get started building innovative, successful products?

  • We'll show you ways to validate your customers and markets.
  • All stages from idea to launch. We have you covered.

Get insights, get support, get started on your journey!

This community event is for anyone who wants to innovate in high tech businesses.

  • No one should build alone!

Schedule:

8:30AM

  • Registration / Door Opens

9:00AM - 10:00AM

  • Coffee / Snacks
  • Networking / Job Fair
  • LIVE Demo: Bitcoin machines generating cryptocurrency.

9:50AM - 10:00AM

Quran Recitation by Qari Shaykh Ramadan Elsabagh

10:00AM - 10:30AM

Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning (ML) for Startups

Babar Bhatti: Business and technology leader with 18+ years of expertise in AI & Machine Learning, Advanced Analytics, Digital Transformation, Cloud Computing and Product Management. Public speaker, Author and Blogger. Co-founder of Dallas AI meetup (over 2750 members). Co-founder of A3Labs, a non-profit to empower and excel professionals in the age of AI and automation.

10:30AM - 11:00AM

Blockchain Applications & its Future

Omar Syed: Over the past three decades Omar has been involved with helping large organizations such as NASA, Yahoo, and Zynga build scalable, fault tolerant, distributed systems for mission critical applications. In early 2016 he started Unblocked Inc., a blockchain consultancy company. In 2017 he organized the Shardus project to build a linearly scalable blockchain. Omar holds a B.S. and M.S. from Case Western Reserve University with specialization in Artificial Intelligence. Omar along with his son Aamir invented the strategy board game Arimaa and offered the Arimaa Challenge Prize to promote break-through research in AI.

11:00AM - 11:30AM

AWS, Azure & GCD for Startups

Mohammad Malik: Techhnology leader with over 25 years of progressive experience and expertise in creating vision, strategy, identifying opportunities and building successful teams. Experienced in leading large and diverse technology teams, and effectively managing very large IT budgets. Strong focus on delivering always better service, achieving continuous improvement (KAIZEN) and maximizing ROI.

11:30AM: - 12:00 Noon

Innovating Using Lean Startup Strategies

Junaid Ali: Over 15 years of product management for innovative technologies in consumer and B2B businesses. Including strategy, product development, and management consulting for innovation in small to medium organizations. Specializing in teaching and applying lean startup principles. Invented and holds a US patent for online reviews and rating widgets.

12:00 - 12:20PM

Invention to Patent 101 – Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

Dr. Robert H. Frantz: As a patent law practitioner (patent agent) registered before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Dr. Frantz has written and prosecuted over 330 patents to issuance. Prior to going into patent practice, Dr. Frantz was a research and design engineer for wireless communications (Motorola), military radar and missile systems (Texas Instruments), and international telecommunications and safety regulatory compliance (InterVoice Inc.).

12:20PM - 1:00PM

Pitch Your Business Idea to Potential Investors

Project - Sukukify: The industries 1st Halal crowdfunding & matchmaking marketplace brining together Halal franchise businesses & Franchisees.

Project - PayLess Taxes & Debt Elimination: Start your own Home Based Business.

Your Pitch ???

(Only preselected Individuals/Teams. Email us if you wanna pitch.)

1:00PM - 2:15PM

  • Dhuhr (Prayer) / Lunch Break (Lunch will be served)

2:15PM - 5:00PM

•  The Startup Council (TSC)

  • Vision and Mission
  • Council’s structure
  • Identify Entrepreneurs, Technologists, Business owners, and Angel investors from the audience
  • Each group will be asked to list challenges they face from their vantage point

TSC’s Lean Development Model

  • MVP definition, product development model, and validation

TSC’s Pitch Outline / Business plan

• Startup Examples – three/Four Startup

  • The startups will be examples of lean development model, MVP definition, and validation
  • The startups will try to answer challenges listed above
  • The startups will share the contribution made by The Startup Council
  • After each presentation there will be a Q&A session – 5 – 10 minutes

Q&A

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If you want to be part of this community event / sponsor, please email: azam@UmmahTech.com

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1515 Blake Drive

Richardson, TX 75081

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