Grand Central Tech 2XInTech Female Founders Conference


Oct. 26 2015, Published 8:00 p.m. ET

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Prepare for an afternoon & evening of thought leadership, workshops, & networking with & among the leading female minds & decision makers across the tech ecosystem. This is a different kind of conference. No one ever seems to have time for anything, let alone day-long conferences. We’re not throwing this conference to make money (it’s FREE for all attendees); we’re throwing it to help connect the best of the tech ecosystem for a fun, useful and actually productive day. GCT’s goal is to create a single point of density of the very best entrepreneurs, working on the biggest problems, by offering the best resources at the best terms — a full year, access to a tremendous community, global investors, in-house recruiters while charging no equity and taking no rent. The first two classes, has been fortunate to receive thousands of applications, which resulted in 37 of the most impressive companies joining their community. Of these 37 companies, they are proud that 50% of the founders are women. We’ve achieved this statistic while maintaining incredibly high standards of selectivity. The challenge GCT has put forward to build a better, more inclusive tech community in New York is resonating, it is working, and they want to continue to drive these results. The experience of these first two classes of GCT has revealed clear and resounding insights into the needs of a female founder in New York, which informs the philosophy and format of The GCT 2X in Tech Conference:

With the 2X in Tech conference, GCT hopes to honor this duality by executing on an afternoon of programming that will provide hands-on learning, meaningful networking, and idea sharing without harping on any of the tired, often counter-productive tropes of being a woman in tech. Think of it as one of the best tech conferences you’ve ever attended… that just so happens to have men in the severe minority for a change. To learn more about Grand Central Tech, visit: grand central tech 

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