Ideas are Worthless: New York City 2013

  • The Ideas Are Worthless conference is a forum to connect, educate, and inspire every attendee towards execution. Hosted by Black Founders¬†¬† and Goodwin Proctor, the conference will bring together a diverse perspective of tech entrepreneurship, while providing a platform for emerging companies, entrepreneurs, and investors to connect and take action.

    Speakers to be announced soon!

    The program will include panelists, (including investors, CEOs, entrepreneurs, engineers), sharing insights into startup fundraising, investment stategies, running a company, new startup trends, and finding technical talent for your startup.

    Startup Clinic

    The Startup Clinic will allow entrepreneurs to meet one on one with investors and prominent entrepreneurs to receive feedback on their startup and pitch. Signups for Startup Clinic will be on the day on the event at Registration. First Come, First Served.

    Who should attend?

    Anyone working in technology, from early-stage startup to corporate to investments. Anyone who is thinking about starting a startup, or has a general interest in technology and innovation. This includes but is not limited to: engineers, entrepreneurs, designers, product managers, marketers, business development, and investors.

  • Conference Program


    • August 15, 2013
      • 9:00 am - 9:50 amCheck In
      • 10:00 am - 11:00 amHow to Validate a Product Idea on $100 or Less
      • 11:00 am - 12:00 pmListening to your Users and Finding Your First True Fans
      • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch
      • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pmBreakout Sessions/Startup Clinic
      • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pmHow Angel Investing/Crowdfunding Has Changed the Way Startups Get Money
      • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmAfter Funding: Managing the Investor Relationship
      • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pmClosing Keynote

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