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Disruptor In Your Face: The Dollar Shave Club

Sometimes one simple idea turned into action can change the way consumers have been doing the_same_thing_the_same_way for generations, and disrupt whole industries in the process. Uber and the taxi industry. Airbnb and the lodging industry. Kickstarter and fundraising…the list goes on. Add the Dollar Shave Club to this list. With over 600k members, Mike Dubin, co-founder and CEO, figured out a way to tell a GREAT STORY and gain fans and customers using viral marketing. Don’t believe us?

DOLLARSHAVECLUB.COM – OUR BLADES ARE F**KING GREAT.

With over 600k members to the Dollar Shave Club, and a video on YouTube with over 15,000,000 (that’s FIFTEEN MILLION) views – Mike Dubin knows how to craft great stories and stand out.

Come see Mike work his razor sharp branding and startup magic at TFNW 2014. Tickets on sale now techfestnw.com

 

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Find Your Next Tech Job at TechfestNW

Looking for a job in tech? The Talent Fair at TFNW is here to help connect you with the right opportunities at the right time.

From August 15-16 at OMSI, come meet, mingle and network with some of the Pacific NW’s best employers.

The following companies will be in attendance and are aggressively hiring in the field of digital craft and looking for qualified candidates: programmers, developers, engineers, coders, brand strategists, and more.

DETAILS

Location: Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)

Time: Friday, August 15 // 12:30pm – 6pm & Saturday, August 16 // Noon – 3pm

Register: techfestnw.com/talent-fair/

Cost: $10

Proudly Presented By: Nike, Inc, – Consumer Digital Tech

Additional TFNW Company Partners Include:

  • CorSource
  • Puppet Labs
  • Urban Airship
  • Simple
  • Daimler
  • Smarsh
  • Oregon Tech
  • OHSU
  • New Horizons
  • InComm Digital Solutions
  • Idealist
  • Act-On
  • Portland Development Commission
  • Multnomah County
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Kara Swisher – TFNW Speaker & “Silicon Valley’s Most Feared & Well Liked Reporter”

TFNW 2014 was lucky enough to snag the one and only, and maybe the world’s leading tech reporter, Kara Swisher as a speaker this year. Her topic at TechFestNW?

THE DAY THE INTERNET BECOMES INVISIBLE: THE NEXT AGE IN COMPUTING WILL BE ALL ABOUT FEELINGS, NOT TECHNOLOGY

From Wall Street Journal “BoomTown” tech columnist, to her own entrepreneurial journalism efforts at Re/Code, Swisher is a powerhouse, leading New York Magazine to recently call her, “Silicon Valley’s most feared and well liked reporter”.

Come experience Kara Swisher and the rest of TechfestNW’s amazing lineup of speakers, parties, networking events and more. August 15-16, at OMSI. Tickets on sale now.

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Dave Allen – Beauty, Chaos & Connection: Pop Culture, Love & Sex In The Post-Digital Age

Dave Allen, Portland’s own world-known iconic influencer in everything from music to culture, tech, and business has been added as a speaker to the TechfestNW 2014 lineup.

TFNW TOPIC – Beauty, Chaos & Connection: Pop Culture, Love & Sex In The Post-Digital Age

Get your tickets to TFNW 2014 now. 

Bio:

Director, Artist & Music Industry Advocacy, Beats Music.

Founding member of the post-punk band Gang of Four.

Former Interactive Creative Director at North, Inc. Adjunct Lecturer, Digital Strategy at University of Oregon. Op-ed contributor to The Guardian Comment is Free. LinkedIn Influencer.