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Wednesday, July 27 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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Session Title: Surviving a Startup - Is it the Journey that Matters or the End Goal?

New to the startup world? Join cofounders Vi Nguyen and Lan Chu in their coworking space at Capital Factory and see how they're changing the rental game by building a marketplace for month to month rentals. Vi Nguyen and Lan Chu will go in depth about how a simple rental problem became a full time startup and all the challenges, joys, and hard hours involved throughout the process. Suggested audience: Founders, Developers, Media Professionals.

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Lan Chu

Cofounder/Creative Director, Homads
Co-founder, Lan, is an alumnae of the University of Texas, class of 2008, with a double major in Psychology and Radio/Television/Film.  Lan started her professional career as a Post Production Intern for Universal Studios working on Battle Star Galactica before moving to Seoul, Korea in 2009 to teach English at SMOE in 2011, she came back to Texas as an After School Counselor for the Awty International School in Houston.  Lan stayed... Read More →
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Vi Nguyen

CEO/Co-founder, Homads
Vi Nguyen is the CEO and co-founder of Homads, an online marketplace connecting homeowners and renters for month to month rentals. With lessons learned as a renter and homeowner, Vi knew the pain points that users go through in finding a source for reliable and affordable connections when it comes to renting.   Previous to Homads, Vi graduated from the University of Texas in 2009 with a double major in Sociology and... Read More →

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Wednesday July 27, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Capital Factory 701 Brazos St. #1600 Austin TX