Join us on Feb 16th, 2012 for the Startup Conference Seattle.
Topics range from finding co-founders, how to pitch to investors, the new trends with super-angels, create buzz when you launch, and more.
Rich BartonRich Barton is Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Zillow. Rich served as CEO & Chairman from 2005 until September 2010 when he passed the baton to Spencer Rascoff. Before co-founding Zillow, Rich founded Expedia.com, the world’s largest travel agency online or offline. Rich also co-founded and serves as Non-Executive Chairman of Glassdoor.com & Trover, and he co-founded King of the Web. Rich is also a venture partner at Benchmark Capital and on the board of directors at Netflix, Avvo, RealSelf.com and YearUp.org.
Rand Fishkin is the CEO & Co-Founder of the web’s most popular SEO Software provider; SEOmoz. He co-authored the Art of SEO from O’Reilly Media and was named on the 40 Under 40 List and 30 Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs Under 30.
Mark Britton is the founder and CEO of Avvo.com. Prior to founding Avvo, Mark was the executive vice president of Worldwide Corporate Affairs of InterActiveCorp Travel (IACT) and Expedia, Inc.
Glenn is Redfin’s CEO. Prior to joining Redfin, he was a co-founder of Plumtree Software, a Sequoia-backed, publicly traded company that created the enterprise portal software market. Prior to starting Plumtree, Glenn worked as one of the first employees at Stanford Technology Group, a Sequoia-backed start-up acquired by IBM.
Brian Wong is the founder of kiip, a mobile rewards network, backed by True Ventures. Kiip has raised over $4.4 million in funding to date.
Neil Patel is the co-founder of Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics.
Advance Program for Seattle
||Picking the Right Co-Founders
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Zillow
Co-Founder and CEO, SEOmoz
| How to Earn Customers Without Spending a Dime
|| Mark Britton
| How to Build a Compelling Online Community
T.A. McCann, Gist
Todd Hooper , Zipline Games
John Lauer, Zipwhip
|Panel: How to get your story in the press
Founder and CEO, Kiip.me
|Live Feedback: Fix Your Elevator Pitch
(apply to pitch here)
Co-Founder of Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics
| The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting a Startup: 10 Mistakes to Avoid
|| Glenn Kelman
|| Greg Gottesman, Madrona Venture
Bill Bryant, DFJ Geoff Entress , Angel
(top founders from the pitch competition get to pitch a panel of VCs)