Silicon Valley 2012

  • The Startup Conference 2012 took place on May 2nd, 2012 downtown Mountain View, at the Center for the Performing Arts (600 seats theater). If you are looking to start your own startup, or want to work for one of the hottest startups in the valley, this is it!

    * * * SOLD OUT * * *

    2012 Preliminary Program

    9am – 9:10am Alain Raynaud
    Organizer, The Startup Conference
    Co-Founder Issues
    9:10am – 9:30am Dave McClure, 500 Startups Opening Keynote
    9:30am – 10:15am Danae Ringelmann, Founder, IndieGoGo
    Chance Barnett, Co-Founder, Crowdfunder
    Sherwood Neis, The Startup Exemption
    Eric Jackson, CapLinked
    Anthony Ha, TechCrunch (moderator)
    Crowdfunding Panel
    break – Startup Village opens
    10:30am – 10:50am Ranjith Kumaran, PunchTab How to Avoid a Founding Team Trainwreck
    10:50am – 11:10am Steven Aldrich, Outright Are You Ready To Be a CEO?
    11:10am – 12pm Dave McClure, 500Startups
    Thomas Korte, AngelPad
    Elevator Pitch Competition
    apply to pitch here
    1:30pm – 1:50pm Justin Kan, Justin.TV Afternoon Keynote
    1:50pm – 2:10pm Tim Draper, DFJ
    2:10pm – 2:55pm Russell D’Souza, SeatGeek
    Patrick Llewellyn, 99designs
    Bill Clerico, WePay
    Ryan Junee, Inporia
    Liz Gannes, AllThingsDigital (moderator)
    It’s All About Traction (Panel)
    break – last chance to browse Startup Village
    3:15pm – 4pm Joyce Chung, Garage Technology Ventures
    Christine Herron, Intel Capital
    Heidi Roizen, DFJ
    Stephanie Palmeri, SoftTechVC
    Manu Kumar, K9 Ventures
    Pemo Theodore (moderator)
    Investor panel
    Best pitches from the morning will pitch the panel
    4pm – 4:30pm Jerry Kaplan, The Five Biggest Mistakes Founders Make
    5pm After Party at the ZEN Lounge
    (conference badge required for access)