While Arizona will never be Silicon Valley, this conference is designed to connect the two and help entrepreneurs here build their businesses
PHOENIX (PRWEB) October 22, 2008
"While Arizona will never be Silicon Valley, this conference is designed to connect the two and help entrepreneurs here build their businesses," said Francine Hardaway, organizer of the event.
Keynote speakers include a collection of heavyweights sharing their in-the-trenches experiences in building, funding and selling their companies.
Allan Kaplan, Co-Founder of Limelight Networks and Director of Clearview Capital Partners Matt Mullenweg, Founding Developer of Wordpress Gary Vaynerchuk, Founder of WineLibrary.com Bill Reichert, Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures Howard Lindzon, Partner in Knight's Bridge Capital Partners and Founder of Wallstrip Full conference will include:
- The State of Startup Financing
- Creating a Product that Can Sell
- Local Successes
- Lessons Learned
- State of the Blogosphere
- Sustainability Initiatives
- State of Funding in Arizona
- Social Media Best Practices
November 19, 2008
7:30 am – 7:00 pm
Location: The Buttes Resort
2000 Westcourt Way, Tempe, AZ
Conference registration of $150 includes lunch and a continental breakfast: http://www.azentrepreneurship.com
The Second Annual Arizona Entrepreneurship Conference [audio | video | site] was held in Fall 2007 and was standing-room only.
Osborn Maledon, P.A. Infusionsoft Silent Dispatch Deru Internet Services Chuck Reynolds Stealthmode Partners C-Scan Technologies: The Clean Environment Specialists City of Tempe Microsoft Business Journal of Phoenix Community Partners
Arizona Small Business Association Club Entrepreneur TiE Arizona Arizona Internet Professionals Association Maricopa County Small Business Enterprise Program Arizona Technology Council Phoenix Startup Weekend