Schedule

Typical sessions at Startup Mixology events cover creativity, marketing, PR, funding, building a team, turning ideas into action, branding, product development and more. This is the schedule from the June 2011 event.

7:45 a.m. – Registration opens + light breakfast

9:00 – Welcome to Woolly – Zacory Boatright, Woolly Mammoth Theatre

9:05 – Welcome to Startup Mixology – Frank Gruber, Tech Cocktail

9:15 – Why Entrepreneurs Are The Future of America – Steve Case

9:40 – Turning Ideas Into Products – Zvi Band and Michael Mayernick

10:00 – The Importance of Design – Leslie Bradshaw

10:20- Bootstrapping to Find Your Business – Peter Lamotte

10:40 – Building Momentum – Hooman Radfar

11:05 – Recruiting and Building a Team – Peter Corbett

11:25 –  Legal and Necessary Paperwork – Glen Hellman (moderator), Steve KaplanGeoff Willard and Sue Wang

12:00 -  LUNCH PROVIDED

1:05 – PR Bootcamp – Sarah Hardwick

1:25 – The Realities of Funding - David Steinberg (moderator), Jill Stelfox, Daniel Odio, Christopher M. Schroeder, Bobby Ocampo, John May

2:10 – Rainmaking – Alexis Juneja

2:30 – Top Financial & Accounting Tips for Startups – Michelle Hoffman

2:45 – Launching from Coast to Coast  - Eric Koester

3:10 – Building a Company Culture – Trae Stephens

3:30 – Lessons From the Jampad – Travis Kalanick

4:05 – Special Keynote – Aaron Batallion

4:30 – A Fireside Chat with Andrew Warner and Alexis Ohanian

5:05 – Closing Remarks by Frank Gruber and Jen Consalvo

Break for dinner

6:30 – 9:o0pm – Tech Cocktail DC Mixer at Shadow Room in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood in Washington, D.C.  – Showcasing local startups, networking and having some fun over cocktails! The mixer is open to the public but conference attendees will be able to get in with a conference badge.

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