User research resources and events galore 😎
Hey PH fam!
With my first go to market under my belt, I’ve got user research on the brain. Check out this resources drop on how to get started doing your own UX Research. Gathering feedback and learning from others is key and with that in mind let me know what you want to see in this newsletter. I’ve been publishing it for over three years at this point and I’d love to hear from you! Teamwork makes the dream work!
My friends at Entre have been making major moves pivoting into Web3. If you’re not already hanging out on the platform join me and help build the future of work. I’ll be organizing events to bring us back together IRL. But in the meantime hang out with me online in some of the events below, or check out the in person event lineup I’ve curated.
Interview with storytelling creators
Swarna Ananthan is the founder of MagicPolygon: A simple storytelling app. She designed MagicPolygon to allow users to narrate and record stories in any language and share them with loved ones. She will interview Sipiwe Anderson Author of Perfect Moon, which is being published by my brand Bootstrap Publications! Join them as they talk about what goes into making and sharing stories.
Interview with Founder of Tenderfoot
Aprilynne Alter is a former banker that turned Indie Founder dedicated to helping others make money online and grow their audiences. She is now the founder of Tenderfoot, a platform to connect students with internships at startups. She is amazing at creating content on Twitter and recently launched a YouTube. She will be sharing all her secrets with me during this live conversation!
Interview with Product Designer
Rucha Joshi is a Product Designer & Design Researcher. If you’ve ever wanted to get into building products this event is for you. I’ll chat with Rucha about what it takes to succeed in this type of position, how she got into it, what she loves about it, and everything else! Ask your questions live!
SoFlo Dev Con
The 17th DevCon is around the corner! Taking place in April which is being designated Miami Tech Month by many, this is a must attend event for developers, designers, engineers, and tech professionals.
East Coast Bootstrappers Breakfast
Join other bootstrapping entrepreneurs and engage in serious conversations about growing a business based on internal cashflow and organic profit. This group offers a combination of brainstorming, education, peer accountability and support in a group setting to sharpen your business and personal skills.
Join entrepreneurs from Philly, NYC, Tampa Bay, Toronto - across the East Coast!
Seedfunders Opportunity Fund
The Seedfunders Opportunity Fund focuses on diverse entrepreneurs who are looking for support with managerial and technical advice, marketing strategies and industry analysis research, as well as assisting them in their development of a minimum viable product (MVP). You can also apply for funding if your startup is majority black owned. They have partnered with our local Startup Grind Chapter to host an informational event this month.
Center For Black Innovation Brunch
South Florida Tech Hub is celebrating the founders and leaders of the black tech startup community in South Florida! They are offering brunch, bottomless bubbly, and the chance to listen to special guest speaker, Ernesto Lee.
Day Kamp Is Back!
Guess who’s back? That’s right, Day Kamp is back in Miami offering an all-day experience for early-stage startup founders. Meet guest speakers, network with like minded founders and learn about the startup fundamentals necessary to thrive.
Product Hunt Discussion Boards
Chiming in on the discussion boards and creating collections are a great way to connect with others in the community, showcase your expertise, earn karma points and get questions answered. Here are a few to check out:
Product Hunt South Florida Collection
Have you supported all the local South Florida products that have launced? Conenct with the community online using our South Florida Collection.
Swapstack Tip Jar
Swapstack a newsletter connection and advertisement place, now has tip jar!
With Swapstack, you can sell sponsorship, run affiliate deals, and now you can earn revenue through the Tip Jar! The Swapstack Tip Jar enables you to simply share a link with your readers, members, users, and fans asking them to support your work. The BEST part is.... it’s completely FREE!
Interested in expanding your tech company? Endeavor Miami has two accelerator programs to help start-up Florida-based tech-enabled companies to grow and expand your business.