Nelly is on a mission to help entrepreneurs minimise technology mistakes. She teaches the roadmap to successfully manage technology teams and projects like a CTO … without being technical or learning how to code.

She runs the TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs Academy and was featured in ️Fast Company’s “League of Extraordinary Women” and ️Wall Street Journal’s “Woman on the IT Fast Track”

The TechSpeak 10 step process consists of the following:

Step 1: Validate and Refine the Idea
Step 2: Build an interactive prototype of a possible solution.
Step 3: Create technical specifications for your prototype
Step 4: Pick the right tools & technologies that could be used to build the project.
Step 5: Determine the price and budget for your project & define your MVP Step 6: Hire a Tech Team to estimate and code the project
Step 7: Design your MVP.
Step 8: Project manage the coding of the MVP
Step 9: Hosting options, security, and scaling techniques
Step 10: Refine your product based on data from actual users using your product

You can find out more, completely free at and if you subsequently decide to sign up Nelly has kindly given you a 10% discount code – use code CONFOUNDEDTV

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

And if that wasn’t enough Nelly is the CTO of Webgrrls International, the first and largest networking organisation of women in or interested in the Internet and Technology. Founded in April, ’95 with six women in New York City, Webgrrls’ currently has over 100 chapters worldwide with over 30,000 members.

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