Join us for our June LIVE WEofC Workshop at BoomTown where one of Charleston's top women entrepreneurs will share her top 10 learnings as an entrepreneur.
Krissa Watry is the founder of playPORTAL, the world's only kid-safe engagement and privacy-certified platform powering connected play.
This is a DO NOT MISS EVENT! You will love Krissa's smart, real, and unapologetic look on business and women in tech.
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Krissa Watry is a mechanical engineer, established entrepreneur, and co-founder of two successful Charleston-based companies. She is the CEO at Dynepic, Inc., a venture-backed tech startup building the playPORTAL platform. playPORTAL makes it fast and easy for brands to develop safe, child privacy-certified apps. To date, Krissa has raised $1.5M dollars from angel investors and venture firms, like Charleston Angel Partners, Good Growth Capital, and Black Lab Sports. Krissa and her team are working to revolutionize how kids and their families safely connect to the digital world. The platform has been featured in Forbes for setting data privacy standards. Additionally, Dynepic is a recent graduate of Techstars, Boulder! Watch Krissa rock their Demo Day Pitch.
As if building and scaling a world-class tech startup isn’t hard enough on its own, Krissa also operates Dynepic Sports, the leading producer of premium sports equipment, built around their patented Spiral Strength grip technology. You will find Spiral Strength equipment in most gyms across the US with top distributors like Power Systems and Rogue Fitness. All Spiral Strength equipment is manufactured, assembled, and distributed from South Carolina.
Krissa is a USAF Academy and MIT educated mechanical engineer, with 5 patents and many more pending. She spent her early career in the aerospace sector as a USAF officer and chief engineer, managing our nation’s ultra-secure communication satellites. She has led program operations at a Seattle-based space startup called Andrews Space (now Spaceflight Industries), where she designed, launched, and operated some of the world’s most cutting edge space systems for the DoD, NASA, and commercial space companies.
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