Day 1

Wednesday, October 10

8:00AM Registration. Sign up for Office Hours with Jason Calacanis

9:30AM - 12:00PM: MORNING SESSION

Future of Angel & Early-Stage Investing: Garry Tan, Initialized Capital; Andrea Zurek, XG Ventures; Hunter Walk, Homebrew

Fireside Chat with Nirav Tolia, Nextdoor

SCALE: James Currier, NFX: “Move Fast, Maximize Network Effects”

SCALE: Clara Brenner, Urban Innovation Fund: “Fundraising versus Bootstrapping: Opportunities & Dangers Ahead”

Startup Tune-up: On-stage pitching & office hours with Jason Calacanis

12:00PM - 2:00PM Lunch & Demo Pit

2:00PM - 5:00PM AFTERNOON SESSION

Fireside Chat with David Cohen, TechStars

Startup Showcase with ITA

Fireside Chat with Samar Birwadker, Good&Co

SCALE: Sonny Mayugba, Waitr: “Next-Level Marketing: Taking It to the Streets”

LAUNCH Incubator 8 Demo Day

6:00 DINNER (VIP)

Day 2

Thursday, October 11

8:00AM Registration. Sign up for Office Hours with Jason Calacanis

9:30AM - 12:00PM: MORNING SESSION

Future of Venture Capital: Charles Hudson, Precursor Ventures; Stacey Bishop, Scale Venture Partners

Fireside Chat with Craig Newmark, Craigslist

SCALE: Michael Keating, Scoot Networks: “Scaling a 3-Sided Marketplace (& Winning the SF Scooter Wars)”

Founder Lessons: “Why It’s Working & Why It Failed: Learn from Our Successes & Mistakes”

SCALE: Mar Hershenson, Pear: “The 0 to 1 Investor: Determining which Startups are Series A Ready”

12:00PM - 2:00PM Lunch & Demo Pit

2:00PM - 5:00PM AFTERNOON SESSION

Fireside Chat with Alex Tew, Calm

Startup Showcase with SeedInvest

SCALE: Alex Nucci, Blanket: “Connections & Hustle to Raise VC”

LAUNCH Incubator 9 Demo Day

6:00 DINNER (VIP)