Launch Festival 2013

Published on Nov 18, 2015

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PRESENTATION OUTLINE

6TH ANNUAL LAUNCH FESTIVAL

MARCH 4-6, 2013 SAN FRANCISCO
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THE LARGEST LIVE AUDIENCE

IN TECHNOLOGY

THE BEST PLACE TO LAUNCH YOUR STARTUP,

RAISE MONEY, AND LEARN ABOUT STARTING A COMPANY
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WHY LAUNCH?

"LAUNCH HAS BECOME A MUST-ATTEND EVENT FOR FOUNDERS,

ANGEL INVESTORS, AND VCS." THOMAS KORTE, ANGELPAD
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"LAUNCH HAS STOLEN THE POLE POSITION."

BRAD GERSTNER, ALTIMETER CAPITAL
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"THE QUALITY OF COMPANIES [IS] WORLD CLASS."

DON DODGE, GOOGLE
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"ATTENTION TO DETAIL, ENTREPRENEUR-FRIENDLY FOCUS, & JASON'S CURATION

MAKE IT A ONE-OF-A-KIND EVENT." NAVAL RAVIKANT, ANGELLIST
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"GREAT ENERGY AND IDEAS WORTH FUNDING"

MATT COFFIN, ANGEL INVESTOR
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"LAUNCH IS THE BEST CONFERENCE FOR TECH START-UPS."

GIGI BRISSON, ATTRACTOR
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"ENTREPRENEURS GET INCREDIBLE GUIDANCE, ALONG WITH ACCESS

TO GREAT INVESTORS AND PRESS." JAY LEVY, ZELKOVA
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"PASSIONATE PEOPLE CREATING, BUILDING, AND SHARING NEW WAYS

OF POSITIVELY IMPACTING THE WORLD." GINA BIANCHINI, MIGHTYBELL
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"WE SHOULD SEE MANY LAUNCH UPSTARTS

GROW INTO SIGNIFICANT BUSINESSES." TIM LEE, SEQUOIA CAPITAL

"IT'S *THE* PLACE TO DISCOVER THE NEXT HOT START-UP."

AARRON WALTER, MAILCHIMP
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"GREAT SELECTION OF COMPANIES, MADE BETTER BY A RIGOROUS

PITCH TRAINING PROCESS." RAFE NEEDLEMAN, EVERNOTE
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"I WAS BLOWN AWAY BY THE QUALITY OF THE STARTUPS...

THE ENERGY WAS OFF THE CHARTS!" DAVID COHEN, TECHSTARS

"A SMORGASBOARD OF INTERESTING IDEAS AND PEOPLE,

AND A LOT OF FUN!" STEVE BOCHNER, WSGR

"OUSTANDING COMPANIES FROM START TO FINISH!"

STEVE CHEN, ANGEL INVESTOR
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"BEST TECH FOUNDER CONFERENCE I'VE EVER BEEN TO. PERIOD."

GEORGE ZACHARY, CHARLES RIVER VENTURES
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AGENDA

LAUNCH HACKATHON

WITH ANGELHACK
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MAILCHIMP MAIN STAGE

40 COMPANIES LAUNCHING AND COMPETING FOR PRIZES
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BING DEMO PIT

DOZENS OF COMPANIES VYING TO PRESENT ON MAIN STAGE

TREEHOUSE TECHNOLOGY SKILLS STAGE

IMPROVE UI/UX, RAISE ANGEL ROUND, SUCCEED IN APP STORE, MORE
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WSGR OFFICE HOURS

HOSTED BY JASON NAZAR, ANDREW WARNER, KIRIN KALIA
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KEYNOTE BY CHAMATH PALIHAPITIYA

FOUNDER AND MANAGING PARTNER, THE SOCIAL+CAPITAL PARTNERSHIP
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DIVERSITY IN TECH PANEL

FREADA KAPOR KLEIN, VIVEK WADHWA, DANILO CAMPOS, ADRIA RICHARDS

KEYNOTE BY EVAN WILLIAMS

CEO, THE OBVIOUS CORPORATION
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FIRESIDE CHAT WITH DAVID SACKS

FOUNDER, YAMMER
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PAST WINNERS

MINT (2007) - SOLD TO INTUIT

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YAMMER (2008) - SOLD TO MICROSOFT

RED BEACON (2009) - SOLD TO HOME DEPOT

Photo by Matt Biddulph

ROOM77 (2011) - RAISED $10.5M

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SPACEMONKEY (2012) - RAISED $1.5M

PRESENTED BY

THE SOCIAL+CAPITAL PARTNERSHIP

WSGR | SOMA

MAILCHIMP

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FOUNDED BY

JASON CALACANIS

SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR, ANGEL INVESTOR, JOURNALIST
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FESTIVAL.LAUNCH.CO

#LAUNCH2013 @LAUNCH
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