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The Startup Conference 2012

The Startup Conference

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Student   more info Sold Out Ended $50.00 $2.24
Entrepreneur   more info 10 Tickets Ended $199.00 $5.97
General Admission (Discounted)   more info Sold Out Ended $179.00 $5.47
General Admission 2 Tickets Ended $250.00 $7.24
Press   more info 4 Tickets Ended Free $0.00
Investor 1 Ticket Ended $250.00 $7.24

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Event Details

Join 600 entrepreneurs on May 2, 2012 for the largest entrepreneur conference of Silicon Valley, covering: how to launch and get press and traction, how to improve your pitch to investors, finding co-founders and more.

If you are interested in the Demo Pit or exhibiting, check out the Startup Village.


The Startup Village is open and free to the public, more information here.

2012 Announced Speakers

Dave McClure
500 Startups / Founding Partner. Dave's ominous past includes work at Founders Fund, Facebook fBFund, PayPal, Mint.com, and SimplyHired.

Danae Ringelmann
Danae Ringelmann co-founded IndieGoGo - an online crowdfunding platform for ideas - to democratize fundraising. Fast Company Magazine recently named Danae one of the Top 50 Most Influential Women in Technology.
Jerry Kaplan
Mr. Kaplan is widely known in the computer industry as a serial entrepreneur, executive, technical innovator, and author. He is currently CEO of Winster.com, a social game company. He wrote a best-selling book entitled "Startup--A Silicon Valley Adventure".
Tim Draper
Timothy C. Draper is the Founder and a Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Tim serves on the boards of DoAt, Glam, Meebo, Prosper, SocialText.
Justin Kan
Justin Kan is the founder and CEO of Exec, a platform for outsourcing your jobs or errands in real time. Prior to founding Exec, Justin founded Justin.tv, one of the world's largest live video sites.
Joyce Chung
Joyce Chung is a Managing Director at Garage Technology Ventures, a seed and early stage fund focused on emerging technologies. Prior to Garage, she was a founding partner of Cardinal Venture Capital, a $125 million early stage venture fund.

2012 Tentative 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 ExemptionAnthony Ha, TechCrunch (moderator)
Crowdfunding Panel
break - Startup Village opens
10:30am - 10:50am Ranjith Kumaran, PunchTab How to Survive 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 - 2pm Justin Kan, Justin.TV Afternoon Keynote
2pm - 2:45pm Russell D'Souza, SeatGeek
Patrick Llewellyn, 99designs
Bill Clerico, WePay
Ryan Junee, Inporia
It's All About Traction (Panel)
break - last chance to browse Startup Village
3:15pm - 4pm Joyce Chung, Garage Technology Ventures
Tony Conrad, True Ventures
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, Winster.com The Five Biggest Mistakes Founders Make
5pm After Party at the ZEN Lounge
(conference badge required for access)
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When & Where

500 Castro St
Mountain View, CA 94041

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)

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