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As part of the Founder Institute’s continuing series of free online startup events for entrepreneurs worldwide, we were pleased to welcome CTO Nelly Yusupova on Wednesday April 20th, 2022 for a live, interactive online event focused on the topic of How to Build an MVP Without a Technical Co-Founder.

Do you have a startup idea, but feel that you lack the technical skills to build and develop your product? Do you want to learn how you can get started on an MVP, or attract a technical co-founder? In this video, fractional startup CTO and TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs founder Nelly Yusupova shares her expert tips and best practices to develop an MVP, and to build traction that better positions you in attracting a skilled technical co-founder.

Watch the full event replay with Nelly Yusupova, On Building an MVP Without a Technical Co-Founder:

About the Speaker:

Nelly Yusupova is a CTO, with over 18 years experience, leading companies to technical excellence. She is a startup tech advisor, outsourced CTO, and the creator of TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs.

Nelly is on a mission to help entrepreneurs minimize technology mistakes through her online masterclass TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs where she provides the roadmap to successfully manage technology teams and projects. Just recently included in Fast Company’s, “League of Extraordinary Women”, Nelly has been at the forefront of the women’ s movement online since 1999 and is a Wall Street Journal’s “Woman on the IT Fast Track”.

Nelly is a speaker and presenter for many organizations and major industry events including: Women’s Enterprise Center, NY Entrepreneurs Business Network, Small Business Summit, BlogHer, Social Media Jungle, Mom 2.0, BlogWorld, and has been featured in INC Magazine, NBC Today Show, Fast Company Magazine,, O’Reilly, SmartMoney, SmallBiz, TechRepublic,  and Women’s Radio.

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