The Founder Conference

 business_startup_headerWhen: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 from 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM (PT)

Network with 300+ other startup founders, find co-founders, improve your idea and learn how to bootstrap from successful entrepreneurs:

  • Find co-founders
  • How to launch and create buzz without funding
  • Learn to pitch


1:00pm – 1:25pm: Keynote Speaker: Aaron Pazter, Founder of
1:30pm – 2:00pm: Improving Your Idea: from So-So to Great

2:15pm – 3:00pm: Workshop: Three Live Pitches Deconstructed by Experts
3:00pm – 3:45pm: Bootstrap your Traffic: Drew Houston, founder of Dropbox

4:00pm – 5:00pm: 10 Pitches from Founders Looking for Co-Founders

5:15pm – 6:00pm: Panel: YCombinator, Founder Institute, TechStars: Should You Apply?

Ivan Kirigin, TipJoy (YCombinator Alumni)
Maria Ly, Skimble (Founder Institute Graduate)
6:00pm – 6:45pm: Panel: PR without budget: how to get coverage
Chris O’Brien, San Jose Mercury News
Matt Marshall, VentureBeat

7:00pm – 7:25pm: Keynote Speaker: Guy Kawasaki (“The Art of the Start”)

7:30pm: after party