Startup & Tech Mixer is an organization that creates dynamic opportunities for learning, creation, and inspiration. Motivated to redefine networking events, the platform fosters an environment of authentic and fun connection, in consciously designed spaces where participants can interact with the best and brightest of today’s innovators.
2nd Floor: Serenity Space presented by KIND Projects, featuring a screening at 6:30pm of the David Lynch Foundation’s documentary, Meditation, Creativity, Peace. Join in for a guided 10 min meditation session at 7:30pm, 8:30pm or 9:30pm. Sample Zico Coconut Water and Runa Tea, check out one of the meditation stations, or connect with the interactive serenity wall.
2nd Floor: Upstairs Bar, W San Francisco DJs, Anki Drive battle car racing
3rd Floor: Drive Now by BMW display and BitPay Space, with exhibits from the Exploratorium, GoBold.ly, and our very own Startup & Tech Mixer area
3rd Floor: BPM Lounge with SnapYourself photobooth, a mechanical bull, bars, interactive exhibits, art displays, networking areas, and a classic arcade area
3rd Floor: After Hours Lounge - dance floor, DJs and giant Twister
3rd Floor: Amazing speaker series with 5 dynamic panels:
5:30pm - Bitcoin Buzz: To Bitcoin, or Not to Bitcoin?
Eric Martindale, BitPay
6:00pm - The Future of Giving
Matt Monday, Founder & CEO of Karma
Chase Adam, Co-Founder of Watsi
Jonathan Yaffe, Co-Founder & CEO of Any Road
Connie Gallippi, Co-Founder & CEO of Bit Give Foundation
Ty Walrod, Co-Founder & CEO of Bright Funds (Moderator)
6:50pm - Tech Talk: The Kindness Economy
Victoria Bellotti, Research Fellow and Developer at Parc
7:30pm - Fireside Chat
Scott Prevost, Vice President, eBay
8:00pm: Secrets to Startup Success
Andrew Romans, General Partner of Georgetown Angels & The Founders Club
Lukas Biewald, Co-Founder & CEO of CrowdFlower
Lenny Rachitsky, Product Engineer for Airbnb
Dan Parham, Co-Founder & CEO of Neighborland
Ari Kalfayan, Co-Founder & CEO of GoBold.ly (Moderator)
A huge thank you to our speakers, sponsors and partners for making this event happen!
Presenting Sponsor & Exhibitor: Drive Now by BMW
Exhibitors & Partners: World Pay, Upcounsel, ZipKick, HotelTonight, David Lynch Foundation, Three Day Rule, Anki, Exloratorium, SnapYourself, SUB2r’s, Bright Funds, ARTtwo50, Neighborland, Rollbar, Ohm Connect, Hattery, Karma, StartOut, Sustainable Silicon Valley, KIND Snacks, GoPro
Disco Chateau is a creative collective dedicated to bringing people together to create beautiful art, powerful community collaborations and unlocking all the wonder the world has to offer. Disco Chateau members and our guests are a global collective of the brightest minds looking to solve the worlds most pressing problems. When we come together, our first priority is connecting our members in a fun, creative and powerful way so that we maximize the potential of collaboration on projects that will help solve our global communities most pressing problems.