Startup School Femtech Preview: Sahar Ismail on Mentality & Emotion



screen-shot-2016-11-02-at-9-41-49-amStartup School Femtech is a one day crash course on running a tech business that’s taught by practicing female tech founders & executives. Join us for a day of peer to peer learning, advice and inspiration directly from the source of those in Minnesota who are doing it.


The entrepreneur: Sahar Ismail, Co-Founder & CEO, SecretValet

In today’s digital world, your legacy is more. It includes your photos, files, messages, every digital asset that you have ever created or touched. SecretValet was founded on the belief that you have the right to privacy with those assets, a right that continues indefinitely. Using patent-pending encryption algorithms, SecretValet allows you to choose how and when that digital data is shared with your designated recipients, granting you full control of your most personal information, forever.

Topic: Mentality & Emotion, 10:45 – 11:30 a.m.

Why did you choose this topic?

I can relate to that from a personal experience and also from a professional point of view. I will share my experience with the audience to motivate them throughout the entrepreneurship challenges.

How has this been relevant to your business success?

Of-course, you cannot overcome obstacles if your mind was not clear and you did not have the right attitude about it. In fact, one should thrive with overcoming obstacles

What is a brief overview of your talk?

Our mentality can govern our emotions. The more aware we are about what motivates us to take risk , the more deliberate we are about our actions and thus more likely to feel accomplished. Entrepreneurship is a journey that challenges your mentality and emotions, but the reward makes it all worth it.