Francine Hardaway, Ph.D. is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and now a partner in Stealthmode Partners, an accelerator for growth companies in Arizona and the Bay Area. Her expertise is in bringing tech products to market. She is a founding member of Social Media Club and the founder of the Arizona Entrepreneurship Conferences. Her foundation, the Opportunity Through Entrepreneurship Foundation, extends entrepreneurial resources to disadvantaged populations. She is also a blogger, a beta tester for social media products, and a geek-to-human translator who can usually describe what these new products do and why we need them.
She blogs for her Stealthmode blog, writes The World of Startups Outside Silicon Valley for FastCompany.com, and on Huffington Post.