Navigating Challenging Times as an Entrepreneur with WP Engine's Founder and CTO, Jason Cohen

Wed, Apr 8, 2020, 7:30 PM (CDT)

About this event

Join our virtual mentorship session with Jason Cohen, benefiting Austin Community Foundation's Stand With Austin Fund.

Jason is the founder and CTO of WP Engine (, the largest WordPress Digital Experience Platform serving 130,000 customers with 900 employees, both distributed and with major offices in the US, UK, Ireland, Poland, and Australia. As a successful, repeat entrepreneur (Smart Bear, sold 2008; IT WatchDogs, sold 2004), Jason became a founding mentor and angel investor with Capital Factory in 2009. He has written about startups for the last decade at; Twitter is @asmartbear.


  • Jason Cohen

    Jason Cohen

    WP Engine


    Jason has built four technology startups, both bootstrapped and funded, alone and with co-founders, all to more than $1m in annual revenue, sold two, currently serving as CTO of the fourth,, with 450 employees in the US, UK, and Ireland.

    For six years he has also been an angel investor and was a founding member of Capital Factory, an Austin incubator and co-working spa...

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  • When

    Wednesday, Apr 8
    7:30 PM - 8:45 PM (CDT)

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    • Damon Clinkscales

      Damon Clinkscales

      Startup Grind

      Chapter Director, Austin

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    • Damon Clinkscales

      Damon Clinkscales

      H-E-B Digital

      Austin Chapter Director

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