Launch a Tech Company with Christie Nicholson

May 11, 2016

Christie Nicholson is an award-winning science journalist and co-founder of the publishing startup, Publet. She is a contributing editor at Scientific American and CBS. She has been an on-air contributor for the Discovery Channel, the Science Channel, and produced/hosted Scientific American’s podcast, 60-Second Science, reaching an audience of 1.5M. For the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, Nicholson has coached more than 3,000 scientists on communicating with colleagues, policy makers and the public. She is an adjunct professor at NYU’s school of journalism. Nicholson is on the board for South by South West Interactive and the Science Media Centre of Canada. She holds degrees from Dalhousie University in Canada and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism where she was awarded the Eibel Fellowship.

In this interview, Christie discusses:

* How Publet is changing the way enterprise businesses use content

* The beta testing process and how to launch a B2B tech company

* Advice to female coders and engineers who want to start a company

* How to deal with anxiety around launching a business

* How stereotypes affect our decision making process in business

* How we can get more women in STEM!