TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17th


Money Stage

8:30AM REGISTRATION

10:30AM - 12:00PM Morning Agenda
Investor Outlook Panel: The Future of Cryptocurency: Brock Pierce, Blockchain Capital; Vinny Lingham, Civic
Josh ElmanGreylock PartnersThe Only Metric That Matters
Shivani SiroyaTala: A Step by Step Guide to Raising Your Series B
Loic Le Meur, Leade.rs: Personal Transformation for Growth & Scaling

12:00PM - 2:00PM LUNCH

2:00PM - 5:00PM Afternoon Agenda
Fireside chat with Chamath Palihapitiya, Social Capital
David Skok, Matrix PartnersGet Inside Your Buyer's Head to Increase Funnel Conversion Rates
Jason LemkinSaaStrHow to Maximize Revenue -- With What You Have Now
Startup Mentoring Showcase: 5 SeedInvest startups pitch & receive mentorship from Jason Calacanis & top investors

6:00PM Investor Dinner (VIP Pass holders only)

 

Growth Stage

8:30AM REGISTRATION

10:30AM - 12:00PM Morning Agenda
Rebecca Kaden, MaveronWhen It's Time to Scale - Fundraising Best Practices for Ecommerce Companies
Charles Hudson, Precursor VenturesWhat You Need to Be Thinking About as Soon as You Close Your Seed Round
Andy Artz, Social CapitalBefore You Fire Your Marketer, Read This: An Empirical Approach to CAC/LTV

12:00PM - 2:00PM LUNCH

2:00PM - 5:00PM Afternoon Agenda
Amanda Richardson, Hotel TonightLessons Learned About What to Do (And Not Do) With Data as You Scale
Bobby Brannigan, Mercato10 Essentials to Building a Marketplace
Christian SmithTrackRLessons Learned Scaling a Hardware Company: From Garage to 5 Million Units Shipped
Adam Huda, Essential Capital: How to Build an Engineering Dream Team: Tactics for Hiring, Mentoring & Executing
Beth ScheerHomebrewHow to Build a Pre-Series A Team

6:00PM Investor Dinner (VIP Pass holders only)

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18th


Growth Stage

8:30AM REGISTRATION

10:30AM - 12:00PM Morning Agenda
Investor Outlook Panel: "What it Takes for Series A in 2017"
Clara Brenner, Urban Innovation FundEliminating Dealbreakers: How to Avoid Common Pitfalls in the Fundraising Process
Sonny MayugbaWaitrPitch Starter Kit: 16 Actionable Tips to Present Your Startup in a Way That's Engaging, Informative and Effective
Jason CostaGGV CapitalEvolving the Organization in the Age of A.I.

12:00PM - 2:00PM LUNCH

2:00PM - 5:00PM Afternoon Agenda
Jenny Lefcourt, Freestyle.vcThe Keys to a Successful Series A: Learn to Love Fundraising
Martijn Scheijbeler, Postmates: A/B Testing: Why You're Probably Doing it Wrong
Mick Liubinskas, muru-D: More Focus, More Scale
Ryan Carson, TreehouseHow to Make Huge Progress on Hiring Diverse Talent
Eitan Bencuya, DoorDash: Using PR to Scale: Common Mistakes & Successful Strategies
Susan MasonAligned Partners: Scaling & Revenue Strategies For Capital Efficiency

6:00PM Founder Dinner (VIP Pass holders only)

 

 

 

 

Money Stage

8:30AM REGISTRATION

10:30AM - 12:00PM Morning Agenda
Investor Outlook Panel: What it Takes in 2017
Jed Katz, Javelin Venture Partners: Top 15 Rules for Scaling
Tomasz TunguzRedpoint Ventures: The Challenges Facing SaaS Companies in 2017
Monique Woodard, 500 StartupsEmerging U.S. Markets And How They Affect Startups in Every Vertical

12:00PM - 2:00PM LUNCH

2:00PM - 5:00PM Afternoon Agenda
Maren Kate DonovanIndie.co: Lessons Learned from Zirtual Shutdown: Do as I Say, Not as I Did
Stacey BishopScale Venture Partners: Essential Metrics to Raising Series B
Jalak JobanputraFuture\Perfect Ventures: The Many Paths of Fundraising: VCs, MicroVCs, ICO's
Rob May, TallaHow To Think About Blockchains And ICOs When You Already Have An Existing Business
LAUNCH Incubator: 8 founders present
Mar HershensonPear VC: Metrics & Operating Plan for Seed & Series A
Tucker Max, Book In A Box: How We Got 1000s of People to Apply for Our Jobs

6:00PM Founder Dinner (VIP Pass holders only)