How the Non-Techie Can Meet the Right Techie for Them


Nov 19, 2013
12:00 PM until 01:30 PM


Just like in online dating, when the non technical entrepreneur is searching for a technical person the profile may not match the reality. What to do? How to navigate? Come learn from Dave Todaro about the wide array of technical resources available to you and how to find the right match to help you turn your ideas into reality.

Dave will discuss the different types of approaches you might take to get your product built, from hiring your own team to outsourcing, to a combination of both. He’ll cover the different types of outsource companies you may find, as well as talk about both on-shore and off-shore contracting. Finally he’ll talk about the different skill sets you’ll need at various stages of your development process, from ensuring the technical strategy supports your business goals to making sure code is written the right way.

It’s an exciting time to be a tech entrepreneur. There are many resources available…if you know where to look and what you’re looking for.

Dave Todaro

Founder & Director of Software Engineering, Ascendle

For the last 30 years, Dave has been involved in all aspects of product design, software engineering, and entrepreneurship. Dave is Founder and Director of Software Engineering at Ascendle, a software consulting firm in North Hampton, NH.

For 18 years Dave managed all aspects of software engineering and internal systems at BID2WIN Software in Portsmouth. He built the team, designed the process, and produced multiple award-winning products. He started programming at age 11 and shipped his first commercial software at age 15. Dave is the former chairman of the Software Association of New Hampshire.




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53 Green Street
Portsmouth, NH

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