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Ideas Are Worthless Conference: Atlanta 2012

Black Founders

Friday, June 22, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

Ideas Are Worthless Conference: Atlanta 2012

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
College Student
Must show valid college id at registration table on day of event for entry.
Ended $25.00 $0.00
Early Bird Entrepreneur Ended $65.00 $0.00
Early Bird Investor Ended $65.00 $0.00
Early Bird I Want to Attend Ended $65.00 $0.00
Entrepreneur Ended $95.00 $0.00
Investor Ended $95.00 $0.00
I Want to Attend Ended $95.00 $0.00
Two Founder Team   more info Ended $50.00 $2.24
Three Founder Team   more info Ended $45.00 $2.12

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Event Details

The Ideas Are Worthless conference is a forum to connect, educate, and inspire every attendee. Hosted by Black Founders Startup Ventures and the Economic Development Office of the State of Georgia the conference will bring together a diverse perspective of tech entrepreneurship, while providing a platform for emerging companies, entrepreneurs, and investors to connect and take action.

Watch this video from the NYC Conference to see what to expect for the Atlanta Conference.


The program will include panelists, (including investors, CEOs, entrepreneurs, engineers), sharing insights into startup fundraising, investment strategies, running a company, new startup trends, and finding technical talent for your startup. The following will also be a part of the conference.

Startup Clinic. The Startup Clinic will allow entrepreneurs to meet one on one with investors and prominent entrepreneurs to receive feedback on their startup and pitch. Access to signups for Startup Clinic will emailed with your eventbrite confirmation. First Come, First Served.

Conference Job Board. Are you looking for a co-founder, a startup to join, or looking for additional team members for your startup? If so, you will want to take part in our startup job fair. Participants of the conference have access to apply for jobs in tech all over the country. Check out our job board to see what opportunities are available for conference attendees.

Pitch Party. The pitch party is an opporunity for you to pitch your company to investors and the general public. Five companies will be chosen to pitch their idea live during the conference. To participate in the Pitch Party please click here. Only people attending the conference will be allowed to pitch.

Who should attend? Anyone working in technology, from early-stage startup to corporate to investments. Anyone who is thinking about starting a startup, or has a general interest in technology and innovation. This includes but is not limited to: engineers, entrepreneurs, designers, product managers, marketers, business development, and investors…

Networking and Cocktail Reception included in Conference

Full conference details and details can be viewed at our conference site at

Featured Guest Speakers: More being announced soon!


    Jennifer Bonnet                   Charles Ross                  James Watson

     Startup Chicks            National Association             Village Capital

                                           of Seed Investments



    Howard Franklin

  Influence Factory










Special Thank You to Our Host Sponsor

Is a space dedicated to bringing together the resources of Atlanta--great developers, designers, storytellers and innovators--in order to grow a multifaceted community for startups by startups.


Have questions about Ideas Are Worthless Conference: Atlanta 2012? Contact Black Founders

When & Where

Hotel Biltmore: Hypepotamus Workspace
817 West Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

Friday, June 22, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Black Founders

The Black Founders mission is to deepen the pipeline of minority tech talent and increase the number of successful black entrepreneurs in technology. Our goal is to create an ecosystem that stimulates entrepreneurship and fosters economic growth. We do this through events that create tech community connections, programs at historically black colleges and universities that introduce students to technology careers, and programs that help entrepreneurs move from idea to execution and find support at every stage.

Black Founders is a 501c3 organization. For more information, please visit

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