This is a reprint of a previous post, because with 250 registrations I can now offer the few remaining tickets at a huge discount ($49 vs $199) at this special link.
Mark November 8th, Wednesday on
your calendar for a full-day entrepreneurial
super-event (actually two) at the Microsoft Conference
Center in Mountain View.
At 8am SVASE
will present The Art of the
Start, a conference all about helping
entrepreneurs succeed, offering time-tested, battle-hardened business
strategies and the opportunity to meet experienced entrepreneurs and
The drought of the past few years is over
and venture capital is flowing again. But starting a high tech business
is no less challenging and demanding than it’s ever been, even in an
environment of venture capital overhang.
talent and winning ideas are never enough. Whether you’re an
entrepreneur in a garage, dorm room, lab or inside a big company, there
are fundamental business insights and skills you need
Start-up authority and
popular business author Guy
Kawasaki and experts from Garage, along with Silicon Valley
leaders and mavericks, venture capitalists, and successful start-up
CEOs explore the art of starting up.
includes breakfast and lunch, including a Fireside Chat with
Guy Kawasaki and
Mike Arrington of TechCrunch.
Check out the agenda
here, then rush to register.
Rush, as Early Bird registration ends tomorrow, November 3rd. (Yes, I
know, posting this late, sorry…)
The conference ends
at 3:30, and an hour later a related event, Launch: Silicon
Valley starts at the same venue.
Launch: Silicon Valley is an
opportunity for the next generation of emerging technology companies
will to tell their stories to the world – literally, as the event will
be videotaped and broadcast later. Over 150 startup
submissions from all over the country, several European countries and
as far as New Zealand have been reviewed by an Advisory Board of
investors and executives. The 30 most interesting companies have been
invited to participate in the “Launch: Silicon Valley”
showcase, and 15 of these companies have
also been invited to deliver product
presentation to an audience of Silicon
Valley’s leading movers and shakers.
Product presentations will take place in three
categories, 5 companies each:
- Information Technology, Communications & related
- Life Science, Material Science,
- Consumer &
Please check out the complete
agenda, and again, rush to register,
as Early Bird pricing ends tomorrow, November 3rd for this
event, too. The Registration site allows you to book both
events together, or any of them selectively.
for the surprise: Silicon Valley Auto
Group will be displaying Aston Martin, Bentley, and
Lamborghini cars at both events, and I’m hearing they’ll schedule
test-drives. I’m sure half the participants – the cream of
the Valley VC community – can actually afford these cars… as for the
other half, the Entrepreneurs, how is this for an incentive?