April 12, 2013
Powerful things happen at the intersection of big ideas and passionate people. For one day in April we’re bringing together the innovators, creatives, and leaders in the Nebraska Startup Community for Intersect 2013. In addition to a stellar lineup of speakers and sessions, Intersect will highlight entrepreneurs and experts in a Startup Village designed to help start, build and grow startup companies. Join Nebraska’s Startup Community to connect and create on April 12, 2013.
7:45 Registration opens
8:15 Keynote by Brad Feld (The Foundry Group and Tech Stars)
9:10 – 12:00 Panels, speakers and workshops in tracks Start, Grow and Connect
12:15 Lunch keynote by Janice Fraser (LUXr Group) and Ben Yoskovitz (Lean Analytics)
1:00 – 4:00 Panels, speakers and workshops in tracks Start, Grow and Connect
4:00 Demo/pitch contest
5:00 Closing reception
Keynote: Brad Feld
We’re excited to welcome Brad Feld as a featured speaker at Intersect. Brad is a founding father of the Boulder startup scene and has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. He is a co-founder of TechStars, a mentor-driven accelerator for high growth startups. Brad is a co-founder of the Foundry Group, a venture capital firm focused on making investments in early-stage information technology, Internet and software startups. He also sits on the board of Cheezburger, SEOMoz, Fitbit and a number of other companies. As if that isn’t enough, Brad is author of several blogs and books. His latest book is “Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City.”
Keynote: Janice Fraser
Janice is an entrepreneur and interaction designer for web and mobile products. During her 15 years in Silicon Valley, she has raised capital, founded both successful and failed startups, consulted to both large enterprises and early stage firms. Janice serves as an adviser to many startups, including TaskRabbit, Mingly, PopVox, and Diaspora. Earlier this year her company, LUXr, maker of lean startup coaching products for entrepreneurs, announced that it has secured $600,000 in an over-subscribed seed funding round from investors Mitchell Kapor, Vegas Tech Fund, 500 Startups, and Idealab.
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