A coder since the age of 15, Char Genevier has been building companies for the majority of her life. Char is currently the CTO and founder of The Cotery, a platform for fashion designers to design, crowd-fund, and manufacture unique clothing lines without the upfront costs and complications of traditional overseas manufacturing. Previously, she was a co-founder of SocialEngine, a white-label social networking platform that was accepted into TechStars Boulder. She will be covering the topic women in technology at the Startup Phenomenon: Women Conference Sept. 3 in Boulder. For more information visit http://startupphenomenon.com/2013/sp-women.