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This Week in Startups, LIVE! - Fireside chat with Steve Jurvetson of DFJ

This Week in Startups

Friday, October 4, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

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The popular online TV show, "This Week in Startups" is filming live in San Francisco! Host Jason Calacanis will have Steve Jurvetson, managing director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, join him for a fireside chat on October 4, 2013. 

Steve Jurvetson is one of the hottest VCs in the country. As managing director of DFJ, he serves on the boards of Tesla Motors, Synthetic Genomics and SpaceX. In 2012, Deloitte named him Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist of the Year. His eye for investments has been honed over a long working history in the Valley. Jurvetson’s work history includes R&D engineering at Hewlett-Packard, product marketing at Apple, and he was the founding VC investor at Hotmail. He owns the first Tesla Model S.

Steve will be holding office hours before the show, beginning at 3:45pm. No sign ups, details below. 

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We've got 3 amazing partners for this event!

  1. Walker Corporate Law - Specializing in the representation of entrepreneurs.
  2. WeWork - This will event will take place at the goregous new WeWork Golden Gate office in San Francisco.
  3. UKTI - UK Trade and Investment (UKTI)is a UK Government department which provides free expert advice and practical support to US companies scaling their businesses into the UK and Europe.

Event Agenda

2:00pm - 4:30pm - Open Office Hours with Jason Calacanis
3:45pm - 4:30pm - Open Office Hours with Steve Jurvetson (first come, first serve)
3:00pm - 3:30pm - Scaling Internationally Workshop led by Duncan Logan - RSVP
3:30pm - 4:00pm - Legal workshop led by Scott Edward Walker - RSVP
4:00pm - 5:00pm - Appetizers and drinks cocktail hour
5:00pm - 6:00pm - Twist live fireside chat with Steve Jurvetson!
6:00pm - 7:00pm - Post-event cocktail hour & networking

Appetizers and drinks provided by WeWork.

Office Hours & Workshops

No tickets necessary for office hours & workshops. If you come for either and want to see the show, stick around - we'll let you in if there's space!

Office Hours: 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Starting at 2pm, Jason Calacanis will hold open office hours. As will Steve Jurvetson, starting at 3:45pm. Ask for advice, get feedback on your startup or startups idea, and learn more about launching in front of the largest live audience in technology in 2014. These appointments will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. No sign-ups. Get there early!

Scaling Internationally: The Common Pitfalls to Avoid, led by Rocketspace Founder Duncan Logan: 3:00pm - 3:30pm

RocketSpace Founder & CEO, Duncan Logan, discusses how and when start-ups should scale their businesses internationally, the common pitfalls to avoid and the start-up scene in the UK hosted by UK Trade and Investment. Workshop begins at 3:00pm, please RSVP.

'5 Biggest Legal Mistakes That Startups Make Part 2' Workshop: 3:30pm - 4:00pm

Following the success of his first '5 Biggest Legal Mistakes That Startups Make' workshop, Scott is back with 5 more mistakes for you to avoid. Workshop begins at 3:30pm, if you're interested in attending please RSVP.


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When & Where

WeWork Golden Gate
25 Taylor St
San Francisco, CA 94102

Friday, October 4, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

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