500 Miami Founders Bootcamp

Humanizing Technology: Product & Design

March 21 & 22 , 2019


500 Startups is bringing its world-class programming and network of partners & mentors to the wider entrepreneurial community with a series of six, two-day intensive bootcamps for early-stage founders. Founders are welcome to apply to one of the full series of bootcamps. Our progressive curriculum has been thoughtfully crafted to provide the tools, resources and mentorship needed to exponentially scale a company. Bootcamps are capped at 20 startup teams per session. Participation is free of cost (no fee or equity taken)

Who Should Apply

This bootcamp is for tech startup founders with a product in pre-seed, seed and post-seed stages that have not yet raised a Series A or equity round. We strongly recommend that the CEO, COO, and or CTO participate. The bootcamp will be capped at 20 startup teams.


March 21 & 22, 2019

Deadline to apply: 11:59pm on March 11, 2019

Location: 500 Startups Miami Office

Description: Have you thought about how users interacted with your product today? You should have! Our next Founders Bootcamp, Humanizing Technology,will dive into the strategies and techniques startups should use to iterate their products based on their customers. The 500 Startups team of world-class instructors, partners and guest speakers will provide the actionable information and feedback you need to help scale your product.

Topics that will be covered include:

  •    Did you build your MVP the right way?
  •    Scaling your MVP to Product Market Fit
  •    Listening to Customers
  •    Design Workshop


Busra Demirci

Busra is an award-winning UX leader at Fantasy Interactive where she impacts product design by solving systemic complexity to increase the quality and success of digital interfaces and experiences. For the past 8 years, Busra has worked with streamlining the usability, accessibility, and interactions of products for a wide array of industries including healthcare, aerospace, hospitality, services, e-commerce, and more.

She has participated as an active facilitator for national associations where she has set experience standards for tech guidelines and innovation communities. With a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science, Marketing, and MIS and a Master of Science in Interaction Design and Information Architecture, she is passionate about shaping software to help people focus on what they do best: be human.

Ori Tamuz

Ori has over 10 years of experience developing cloud business solutions. He was the founder of Nova Point of Sale, which was acquired by Granbury Solutions in 2014. After the acquisition, Tamuz founded PracticePanther, which was recently acquired by Alpine Investors. Ori is passionate about building and scaling products from scratch.

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