Prototypes & Proofs of Concept for Non-Tech Founders

Have an idea for a business or startup, but haven’t figured out where to start building out the technical side? This workshop is for you!

You’ll hear from technical experts and non-technical founders on how to start conceptualizing and actualizing a product, as well as prototypes and product development tools to get you started.



Ziba CranmerDirector, BU SPARK! at Boston University’s Hariri Institute for Computing

Julie JohnsonCofounder and President, Armored Things

Modjossorica (Rica) Elysee, Founder & CEO, BeautyLynk

Carla Vanderhoof, Co-Founder & Creative Director, addapptation

Brena Sena, Co-Founder, Painting with Data

Olivia Kantyka, Director of Growth, LaunchByte -CEO & Founder, Executive Branding Solutions

Technical Consultations Expert

San Tran, Manager, Research Development and Consulting, Software & Application Innovation Lab (SAIL)


8-8:30 am- Breakfast & Networking

8:30-9:30 am- Roundtable Conversations with panelists

9:30-11:30 am- 1:1 consultations with BU SAIL technical consultants. Sign Up Here for 1:1 Consultations.


This event is part of Women Entrepreneurs Boston (WE BOS) Week, a full week of FREE educational programming, mentoring opportunities, and curated networking events designed to advance Boston’s women entrepreneurs.