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Theme: Startup Village and Business [clear filter]
Friday, March 13
 

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Saturday, March 14
 

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Startupland ACC Ballroom GMikkel Svane Augmented Reality and Commerce Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HRoman Hasenbeck • Herman Lam Build It and They Will Come: Startup Funding Myths Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AAj Bruno • Erica Duignan Minnihan Conflict in the Startup Marriage Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesGeorge Diab • Thomas Knoll Harvard Business Review On: How to Hire Superstars Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EKatherine Bell • Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic • Patty McCord • Craig Walker Impact: Taking My Chance to Lead ACC Ballroom AAri Horie Mentor Session: Dale Larson Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIDale Larson Mentor Session: Ryan Feit Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIRyan Feit Pardon the Disruption: Steve Case on Entrepreneurs ACC Exhibit Hall 5Steve Case • Catherine Rampell Patagonia: Why Business Is Good for the Planet Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJoel Makower • Rose Marcario Protect Your Startup: IP Law Basics Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Michael Dubner • Terrell Miller • Toby Thomas Science Project: Venture Ready Outside the Valley Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BWesley Huffstutter • Lora Kerr • Michael Psarouthakis Startup Immigration: A Look Back, the Road Ahead Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KDave McClure • Craig Montuori • Christopher Nicholson • Tahmina Watson Survive the Techstorm: Strategy Under Uncertainty Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Nicklas Bergman SXSW Accelerator: Enterprise and Smart Data Tech 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FDavid Aronoff • Christopher Dannen • Dayna Grayson • Fran Hauser • Mohanjit Jolly SXSW Accelerator: Social Technologies 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GThomas Ball • Andrew McLaughlin • Maria Thomas SXSW Accelerator: Wearable Technologies 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JDon Dodge • Adam D\'Augelli • Leah Hunter • Nadeem Kassam • Sonny Vu • Michael Yang

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Are Global Markets Finally Worth the Hassle? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KBryan Breckenridge • Jake Colvin • Althea Erickson • Lindsey Grossman • Kavita Shukla Biz Stone on Creativity and Redefining Success ACC Exhibit Hall 5Noah Robischon • Biz Stone Cars: Back to the Future Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HFrank Breust • Vicente Fox Fundraising Strategically for Long-Term Success Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ABill Clark • Elliot Menschik • Bharani Rajakumar • Danielle Weinblatt Get a Seat in the C-Suite: Fostering Women Leaders Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesVirginia Miracle • Jan Ryan Mentor Session: Hayes Davis Courtyard Marriott Brazos IHayes Davis Mentor Session: Jason Webb Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIJason Webb Protect Your Startup: Avoiding Costly Disputes Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Megan Batchelor • Allen Burt • Tommy Haskins • Leslie Robnett Public Partnerships and Private Parts Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJenna Arnold • Anjali Kumar Pulling the Plug on Your Moneymaker: Bet Big Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Teddy Cha • Andrew Chen SXSW Accelerator: Enterprise and Smart Data Tech 2 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FDavid Aronoff • Christopher Dannen • Dayna Grayson • Fran Hauser • Mohanjit Jolly SXSW Accelerator: Social Technologies 2 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GThomas Ball • Andrew McLaughlin • Maria Thomas SXSW Accelerator: Wearable Technologies 2 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JDon Dodge • Adam D\'Augelli • Leah Hunter • Nadeem Kassam • Sonny Vu • Michael Yang The Cult of Technical Founders and Its Discontents Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EAlexandra Cavoulacos • Kathryn Finney • Julie Fredrickson • Mattan Griffel The Future of Human-Computer Interaction Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BRamses Eduardo Alcaide • Dr. Tawanna Dillahunt • Roger Ehrenberg • Nancy Benovich Gilby

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Zero to One: How to Build the Future ACC Ballroom GBlake Masters Building A Startup Ecosystem from Zero Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KDevin Baptiste • Samantha Snabes • Sebastian Vidal Design Thinking for Your Healthcare Startup Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BLina Colucci • Priya Garg • Kirsten Nelson Discover University of Texas System Future Finders Ashbel Smith Hall Exterior CourtyardLaurence Cooper • Thomas Geisbert How Auto Technology Is Moving at A Furious Pace Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HGuillermo Lagos • Hironori Miyauchi • Robin Reyes • Gerardo Sordo JOurneY: A Method for Meaning Creation Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DBijoy Goswami • Danny Gutknecht LA and The Innovation Economy ACC Ballroom ASophia Amoruso • Troy Carter • Eric Garcetti Make Money. Make Impact. Period. Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Taylor Conroy Mentor Session: Julie Ewald Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIJulie Ewald Mentor Session: Tim Varner Courtyard Marriott Brazos IITim Varner Startup Success in Brazil With A Foreign Accent Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ADouglas Almeida • Gustavo Caetano • Felipe Matos • Elton Miranda • Felipe Venetiglio SXSW Accelerator: Digital Health and Life Science 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JMilena Adamian • Stacy Feld • Nina Kjellson • Laurie Segall SXSW Accelerator: Entertainment and Content Tech 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GCharles Hudson • Hany Nada • Mahmud Rowghani • Mood Rowghani • Ralph Simon SXSW Accelerator: Innovative World Technologies 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FRenata Akhunova • Sir Mix A Lot • Mia Saini Technology Meets Wallet: What's Taking So Long? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ETony Gallippi • Olga Kharif • Ben Saren • James Wester What It Really Takes to Win in Business ACC Exhibit Hall 5Gary Vaynerchuk • Jack Welch • Suzy Welch Why Ireland Is Cranking Out Great Tech Companies Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Simone Boswell • Mike Butcher • Patrick Leddy • Joe Mitchell • Brendan O\'Driscoll • Julie Sinnamon Young Millennials: Entrepreneurship for A New Era Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesNick Arnett • Patrick Stoddart

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Democratizing Entrepreneurial Opportunity Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Torsten Kolind • Angeles Navarro Help! I Have Customers in Europe! What Do I Do? Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Gemma Deveney • Mohanjit Jolly • Adrian McDermott • Gina O Reilly International Investments: Trends and Opportunities in Brazil Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AMariana Donagelo • Humberto Matsuda • Santiago Subotovsky • Allen Taylor • Bedy Yang Made in Budapest: Half the Cost and A Day Ahead Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KHenry Copeland • Gyula Fehér • Peter Halacsy • Veronika Pistyur Mentor Session: Sarah Ellison Lewis Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIISarah Ellison Lewis Mentor Session: Tristan Barnum Courtyard Marriott Brazos ITristan Barnum MIT Hacking Medicine: Hack-in-A-Box Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BTatyana Dobreva • Tatyana Gubin • Christopher Lee • Shirlene Liew Narratives, Platforms and Movements Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJohn Hagel Seemingly Seamless Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ETrip Adler • Aunkur Arya • Anthony Ha • Payal Kadakia SXSW Accelerator: Digital Health and Life Science 2 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JMilena Adamian • Stacy Feld • Nina Kjellson • Laurie Segall SXSW Accelerator: Entertainment and Content Tech 2 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GCharles Hudson • Hany Nada • Mahmud Rowghani • Mood Rowghani • Ralph Simon SXSW Accelerator: Innovative World Technologies 2 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FRenata Akhunova • Sir Mix A Lot • Mia Saini The Ultimate Startup Pivot: A Pivot from No Idea! Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesDavid Brown • David Cohen Transportation Technology Startup Discussion Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HMario Romero • Georg Schroth • Mai Takase • Jun Yamadera

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Sunday, March 15
 

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The Freedom Of Staying Private ACC Ballroom CAvi Steinlauf Ayrton Senna's Lesson for International Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DMichiel Frackers • Arthur van Hoff Designing Austin’s Economy - An Innovation Uproar? Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Whurley • Jim Butler • Thomas Osha • Michele Skelding • William Whurley German Startup Engine: E-Commerce Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AJames Bilodeau • Rick Timmins • Norbert Wangnick How to Make it Rain: Impact Investors Tell All Austin City Hall Council ChambersHazami Barmada • Ann DeRosa • Steve Guengerich • Sean Moore Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Build a Startup Community Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BLindsey Gray Makers: Technology for Development and Innovation Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KSename Koffi Agbodjinou • Kat Borlongan • Erik Hersman • Rand Hindi Mentor Session: Asif Ramji Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIAsif Ramji Mentor Session: James Sinclair Courtyard Marriott Brazos IJames Sinclair Mentor Session: Nadya Powell Courtyard Marriott Brazos IINadya Powell Raving Fans: How Social Impact Activates Customers Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Zita Cassizi Right Brain Leadership Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesMac Richard • Roy Spence Sex, Drugs and Bitcoin: Vice vs Virtue Investing Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ECindy Gallop • Raj Ganguly • Arjan Schütte SXSW Accelerator: Digital Health and Life Science 3 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FGCasper de Clercq • Brad King The Latin American Acceleration Scene Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JPatricia Galván • Dimitrio Gomez • Pablo Salazar The Millennial Entrepreneurs Meet Up JW Marriott Room 509Natalie Moss Virtualization and Gamification of Global Commerce Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HDavid Chung • Marcus Dantus • Guillermo Garza • Jim Hite • Andres Nieto • Quentin Paquelier

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Why Patents Are Killing Innovation ACC Ballroom CNathan Siedle 1+ Many: The Power of Convening for Social Impact Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Scott Collier • Erin Grey • Brian Schoenbaum • Steve Wanta Be Epic: The Art of Bold Decision Making ACC Ballroom APhil Libin Bill Gurley and Malcolm Gladwell in Conversation ACC Exhibit Hall 5Malcolm Gladwell • Bill Gurley Disrupting the Venture Capital Landscape Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ETerry Chase Hazell • Joshua Henderson • Lorrie Keating-Heinemann • Ray Leach Distilling Your Selling Process to Seven Steps Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Jim Martino • Jim Parker Forget the Glass Ceiling: Build A Biz Without One Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesRuta Aidis PhD • Geri Stengel From Mao to Now: China’s Great Brand Realignment Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JAaron Lau German Startup Engine: Travel and Mobility Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AClaire England • George Karutz, Jr • Sandeep Kumar How Universities Can Create More Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BMiriam Altman • Tlacael Esparza Latino and Latina Entrepreneur and Startup Meet Up JW Marriott Room 502-503Sara Inés Calderón Mentor Session: David Briggs Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIDavid Briggs Mentor Session: Joy Miller Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIJoy Miller Mentor Session: Paolo Nagari Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIPaolo Nagari SXSW Accelerator: Innovative World Technologies 3 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FGJustin Fishner-Wolfson • Brad King • Benjamin Ling • Bob Metcalfe The Dystopia of Digital Plutocrats Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KFreeland Chrystia • Gaël Musquet • Jean-Baptiste Soufron The Innovation Revolution: Thinking Inside the Box Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DMark Randall The Last Mile: Disrupting Consumer Distribution Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HJonathan Downey • Amir Elaguizy • Nilam Ganenthiran • Ben Ponder

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Cleanweb: The New IT Frontier Presented by SXSW Eco Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ABlake Burris • Robert Day • Nick Sinai • Rick Yang Creating Pathways into the World of Social Impact Austin City Hall Council ChambersKelly Ballard • Janet Hale • Abbie Jung • Yalçın Pembecioglu Entrepreneurship vs MBA: Mutually Exclusive or Not Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BJeffrey Chemeres • Allen Lising • Erica Swallow • John Villwock Female Founders: Accelerator and Investor Edition Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HSara Brand • Karen Griffith Gryga • Shari Wynne Ressler • Reshma Sohoni Incentivizing Early Funding With Angel Tax Credits Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Barbara Boxer • Amy Millman Mentor Session: Emma Hochman Courtyard Marriott Brazos IEmma Hochman Mentor Session: Jason Ashlock Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIJason Ashlock Mentor Session: Lauren Fritsch Courtyard Marriott Brazos IILauren Fritsch NeoAngel Funded Conscious Capitalism Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ERafa Baca • Manny Fernandez • Sylvia Flores One World, Two Internets: China's Tech Innovation Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JJustin Tsang Reinventing America: Betting Big on the Heartland Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DTing Gootee • Terry Howerton • Noah Lewis • Paul Noglows SXSW Accelerator: Entertainment and Content Tech 3 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FGRichard Garriott • Brad King • Kay Koplovitz • Bob Metcalfe • Hamet Watt The Ecosystem Approach to Social Impact Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Philip Berber • Erine Gray • Lewis Hower • Zoe Schlag The Risk and Return of African Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KAngela Bekkers • Omar Cisse • Tahira Dosani • Oltac Unsal Using Consumer Goods for Cultural Transformation Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesLiz Forkin Bohannon

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Inc. Presents: The Honest Company ACC Ballroom DJessica Alba • Lindsay Blakely • Brian Lee Demystifying the Startup Accelerator Journey Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402Matthew Cartagena • Luke Deering • Patrick Riley • Diane Tate Do Good. Feel Good: The Science of Altruistic Acts Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ESebastian Buck • Kathy Delaney • Devon Eyer • Michael Norton Here's the Pitch! Student Start Up Pitches Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BJohn Balen • John Ciecholewski • Paul Roman • Rhett Weiss Israel: Small Country, Big Ideas Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesZack Miller • Bruce Taragin Mentor Session: Geoff Wilson Courtyard Marriott Brazos IGeoff Wilson New Colossuses: Creating Trust for Immigrants Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HRomish Badani • Manan Mehta • James Richards • Martin Wallner Rise of the Rest Pitch Competition Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DTroy Carter • Steve Case • Sallie Krawcheck Selling Your Startup to A Big Company Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412Bill Boebel • Jim Curry Startup Economics in Emerging Markets Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KTayo Akinyemi • Maja Andjelkovic • Senam Beheton • Toni Eliasz SXSW Accelerator: Social Technologies 3 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FGKevin Colleran • Christine Herron • Brad King • Bob Metcalfe SXSW Eco Startup Speed Pitches presented by Austin Energy Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AMitch Jacobson TechDiasporas: African and Asian Startups Fuel Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JSamir Abdelkrim • Arnaud Auger
 
Monday, March 16
 

9:30am

ATI Fast Pitch Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KBart Bohn • Omar El-Ayat • Sean Jacobsohn • Bryan Stolle Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: What Is Bitcoin? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GNic Cary • Tatiana Moroz • Sean Neville • Will O\'brien • Stephen Pair Building Businesses on Open Government Data Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EMarc DaCosta • Joel Gurin • Ian Kalin • Jed Sundwall Expressive Interactive Interfaces Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BJosh Bard • Madeline Gannon • Carmel Majidi • Evan Shimizu Future of Analytics: Info When You Need to Know Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomGreg Adams • Erick Brethenoux • Lisa Seacat Deluca • Robin Grosset HATCH Pitch Competition for Tech Startups: Part 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ASteve Forte • Rick Pleczko • Aya Zook How to Successfully Work with Brand Innovators Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FTarah Feinberg • David Min • Gregarious Narain • John Ross Impact Pediatric Health Pitch Competition: Part 1 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JShirley Bergin • Mark Cuban • Harsh Patel • Dan Watkins Tech Talk: Building A Startup Ecosystem Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJoshua Baer • Jordan Bell-Masterson • Adam Klein • Lawrence Mandes • Marc Nager • Clara Sieg The Next Billion Dollar Company Will Come From EU! Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HJoe Brantuk • Farley Duvall • Dirk Kanngiesser • Andrew Romans The eCommerce Friction Lab JW Marriott Room 301-302Jim Emerson • Simon Goodall eXtreme Agile Build Party JW Marriott Salon FJoe Justice • JJ Sutherland

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Leading Digital: Mastering Digital Transformation ACC Ballroom GGeorge Westerman Beyond the Money: VC Tools, Community and Support Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ENicola Korzenko • Dan Kozikowski • Brittany Laughlin • Christiaan Vorkink Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: Bitcoin 2.0 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GVitalik Buterin • Constance Choi • Patrick Deegan • Joyce Kim • Charlie Lee • Jed Mccaleb CoFounders Austin by The TechMap Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KJohan Borge • Veronika Borge • Christian Monsegue Connected Retail: Clicks and Mortar Meet Up JW Marriott Room 501Julie Augustyn • Stacey Keating Diversity in Tech Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DJukay Hsu • Diana Lopez-Obaldo • John Lyman • Laura Weidman Powers • Jason Towns HATCH Pitch Competition for Tech Startups: Part 2 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ARami Essaid • Sumeet Jain • Kerry Rupp • Jared Stasik How to Create Great Partnerships with Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FPete Blackshaw • Kayode Owens • Gina Squara • Cary Tilds Impact Pediatric Health Pitch Competition: Part 2 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JJoe Cunningham • Evan Melrose • Lee Wrubel Mentor Session: Will Turnage Courtyard Marriott Brazos IWill Turnage Shaping Technology for Improved Future Human Life Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BKen Goldberg • Jeremiah Owyang • Thanassis Rikakis • Manuela Veloso Stand Out and Break In: Startup Go to Market Guide Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomEric Gore • Michael Gresty • Colleen Hayes • Irina Mladenova Unlocking Global Potential: Science and Technology Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HJennifer Haskell • Jeffrey Margolis • Mandy Sutton • Cynthia Traeger When New Businesses Hatch at the Public Library Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesPeter French • Alan Weinkrantz

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Everything Eric Ries Has Learned Since 2011 ACC Ballroom DTed Greenwald • Eric Ries Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: A Future with Bitcoin Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GJake Benson • Elsa Broeker • Dan Elitzer • Tina Hui • Marco Santori Carnegie Mellon Interactive Technology Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BSophie Lebrecht • Priya Narasimhan • Illah Nourbakhsh • Matt Tesch Disruptive Innovators Under Attack Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EFrank Moss • Kevin O\'Malley • Gary Shapiro Emergence of Portuguese Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HMarco Bravo • José da Franca • João Pereira • Joao Preira • João Vasconcelos • Pedro Rocha Vieira Fair and Square: Equity Splits for Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesMike Moyer HATCH Pitch Competition: Part 3 and Awards Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AJohn Frankel • Balaji Gopinath • Jon Karlen How I Built It: In Conversation with Ben Milne Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DTom Foster • Ben Milne Impact Pediatric Health Pitch Competition: Part 3 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JLesa Mitchell • Michael Venerable • Steven Yecies KITE Presents Startups Pitch for Brand Partnerships Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FJeremy Basset • Alisa Leonard • Mark Silva • Rachel Weiss Longhorn Startup Showcase Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KBen Dyer • Rudy Garza • Lydia McClure • Nick Spiller Mentor Session: Mark Castleman Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIMark Castleman Mentor Session: Mike Groener Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIMike Groener Mentor Session: Richard Locke Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIRichard Locke Mentor Session: Sharon Mays Courtyard Marriott Brazos ISharon Mays

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Creative Destruction ACC Ballroom BJason Ashlock A Must for Startups: 10 Tips About Law Enforcement Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ENate Cardozo • Nick Grossman • Nicole Nearing • Marc Rogers • Jamie Tomasello Against All Odds: Overcoming Startup Challenges Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FKara Bortone • Laura Entis • Lindy Fishburne • Ethan Perlstein, Ph.d. Attracting Foreign Direct Investment via LinkedIn Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesEli Mercer • Andy Sanderson Austin’s Biotech Boom: Five Revolutionary Startups Hilton Austin Downtown Salon KTamsen Barrett • John Burns Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: Impact on Developing World Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GConnie Gallippi • Sean Percival • Sebastian Serrano • Peter Smith • Jonathan Zobro Bringing Our A-Game to Technical Venture Funds Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DAntonio Arocha • Reid Calhoon • Kirk Coburn • Oliver Diaz • Jeremy Sweek Funding Your Social Startup: Crowdfunding vs VC? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon AAlisa Cordesius • David Heath • Wes Selke • Suzi Sosa How to Find Success from Failure Meet up JW Marriott Room 508Clay Whitaker Mentor Session: Josh Inglis Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIJosh Inglis Money Talks ACC Ballroom AMellody Hobson • Tom Meredith NY Tech Meet Up JW Marriott Room 501Andy Saldaña SmartUrbanization: New Perspectives on City Growth Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HJill Fehrenbacher • John Gartner • Adam Gettings • Horace Luke Student Startup Madness: Entrepreneurial Eight Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BTim Dickson • Kristina Hahn • Brendon Kim • Raymond Liao SXSW V2V Meet Up JW Marriott Room 504Christine Auten US Immigration Options for Startups and Beyond Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JSharon Brenner

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Why You Need a Business Story and How to Create It ACC Ballroom BDavid Sloly Are You A Builder or A Backer? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon ASarah Leary • Aileen Lee • Leena Rao Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: Real World Applications Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GAdam Draper • Vinny Lingham • Adam Ludwin • Nick Sullivan Bitcoin: What It Needs To Succeed ACC Exhibit Hall 5Jefferson Graham • Cameron Winklevoss • Tyler Winklevoss Check Online for Session Scheduled in This Timeslot Hilton Austin Downtown Salon K Direct to Consumer in A Post-Amazon World Hilton Austin Downtown Salon HBayard Winthrop Fostering A Culture of Intrapreneurship Hilton Austin Downtown Austin Chamber OfficesDan Graham Houston Influencers Meet Up JW Marriott Room 501Brian Lang Is EU Privacy Legislation Killing Data Science? Hilton Austin Downtown Salon JSimon Morrissey • Aurélie Pols Mentor Session: Brian Zisk Courtyard Marriott Brazos IBrian Zisk Mentor Session: Michelle Hendrix Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIMichelle Hendrix Mentor Session: Natalie Currie Courtyard Marriott Brazos INatalie Currie Not the Fun Police: Leveraging HR the Right Way Hilton Austin Downtown Salon EKelli Dragovich • Margaret Wheeler Search Marketing Meet Up JW Marriott Room 508Bill Leake Student Startup Madness: Finals and Championship Hilton Austin Downtown Salon BKristina Hahn • Heather Dawn Miller • Anis Uzzaman The Disruptors Dream Team Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FDavid Duncan • Nicole Fisher • Bernard Munos • Melinda Richter Top Ten Ways to Be A Great Technology Startup Hilton Austin Downtown Salon DRebecca Taylor

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Tuesday, March 17
 

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