3:30 to 5:10 - Networking, open bar, snacks, and time to check out demo tables
5:20 to 5:50 - Panel: Are we in a seed bubble? Are accelerators/incubators here to stay? There’s a plethora of incubators/accelerators, but can they survive? How does the JOBS Act help/hurt?
5:50 to 6:15 - Fireside chat keynote: Bambi Francisco interviews Kate Mitchell, Founder and Managing Director, Scale Venture Partners (On why the JOBS Act will be good for Silicon Valley and entrepreneurship)
6:15 to 6:45 - Panel: Venture capitalists are dying. Long live VCs! After a decade of abysmal returns, many VC funds have closed up, and then a bunch of new funds have emerged. Who are they? What’s their value to entrepreneurs? Who will be the winners in the long run?
7:00 to 7:35 - Snacks, open bar, and networking and time to check out demo tables
7:35 to 7:50 - Floating Point by Lawrence Coburn, Founder & CEO of DoubleDutch
7:50 to 8:20 - Panel: The Series A crunch and other venture dead zones. There are a lot of funds going into early-stage deals and a lot going into later-stage deals. But there’s a dead zone in between. How much of a problem is this?
8:55 to 9:25 - Panel: What’s the new venture hit/what’s the exit environment look like? $100M exit or $1 Billion IPO? With so many start-ups being funded with under $1M, are the new investors looking for M&A exits? What's the best strategy: the "Moneyball" view of investing (hitting singles and doubles) or swinging for the fences?
Stacey Bishop (Scale Venture Partners), Michael Neril (WIN), Alexander Mouldovan (CF/Marketo), Thomas Korte (AngelPad), Ann Miura-Ko (Floodgate), Noah Doyle (Javelin Venture Partners), Moderator: Ezra Roizen (Ackrell)
9:25 to 9:30 - Closing remarks
9:30 to 10:30 - More networking time and time to see demo tables