Startup Event Discounts
20% off Fireside Chat: Venture Capitalist Tony Conrad
July 30 2014, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
True Ventures, 2601 Mission St, SF
Join BUILDUP.vc as we discuss the state of venture capital, investment trends and online identity with Tony Conrad. Tony is co-founder and CEO of about.me, a platform for representing personal identity online. He is also a Founding Venture Partner at True Ventures where he serves on the Board of Directors of Automattic (WordPress), Blue Bottle Coffee, appssavvy, Quarterly, KISSmetrics, Qualaroo and led True’s investment in MakerBot, ToyTalk, 9GAG and Betable. RSVP with code webwallflower20 for 20% off at http://abouttonyvcchat.
20% off Products That Count: Money by Design
July 30th 2014, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Yelp, 140 New Montgomery St.
Money has been around in various forms since the foundations of human civilization, but the way we interact with it has been changing rapidly over the last decade. New technologies, analytics, and digital currencies such as BitCoin are all evolving our relationship with money and pose many questions. Joe Robinson, ex-product lead at Square and currently VP of Product at Circle, a company in the emerging digital currency space, will share some insights and analysis on the evolving user experience of money. Use promo code WFriends for 20% discount at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/
You don’t have to know how to code to be an entrepreneur…you just have to know how to hustle. Hustle Con is a conference focused on non-technical startup founders. We’re bringing together the most successful non-technical startup founders to teach you actionable tactics to help you start and scale your startup. Learn more at http://www.hustlecon.com/ and use code “wallflower” for 20% off.
August 20th-22nd, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Whistler, British Columbia
If you want to hear how Google Glass, Qualcomm, Intel Capital, Under Armour, SmartThings, Recon Instruments, Sol Republic and Mondelez are leveraging technology to drive innovation or share a gondola, go on a hike or grab a drink and talk about potential partnerships make sure you take advantage of this. There is no other time when you could discuss Beacon technology challenges while mountain biking with the creator of the heads up display. Sign up now and use code webwallflower for $100 off at http://bit.ly/GROWtixwebwflwr20% off
August 28th-30th 2014
Houston, TX (Hilton Houston)
Crowdfunding is becoming more well known and a viable way for startups to get investor interest and validate new ideas. The industry is diversifying to not just reward based, but equity and debt crowdfunding as well. Kickercon is launching its first conference bringing together thousands of people in Houston, Texas that want to learn more about how, when and why crowdfunding is an option for your startup. This set of events are designed to keep inventors, entrepreneurs, real-estate professionals, startups and investors in the know. Learn more atwww.kickercon.com and use code wallflower14 for a discount.
Deadline: September 3rd
Whether you’re neck-deep in your current venture or just want to work on a side-project, you know it’s vital to connect with the right people. FounderDating is the curated people network for entrepreneurs – cofounders, advisors and entrepreneurs. Members are high-caliber and the network is balanced to be 50% engineers. Apply now to connect with exceptional cofounders, advisors and entrepreneurs >> http://bit.ly/1tZWUIz
Other Cool Startup Events
Startup & Tech Mixer
August 8th 2014, 5:00pm – 10:00pm
W San Francisco
Startup & Tech Mixer is an organization that creates dynamic ways for members of unique communities to authentically connect based on shared interests, passions, and values. Each element of the format reflects the best of conferences, pitches, exhibitions, and parties to create a thoughtful and fun experience. Participants are encouraged to interact with the best and brightest of today’s innovators, from CEOs and founders to developers and engineers, in consciously designed spaces that are built to foster opportunity. Learn more at http://www.stmixer.com/
CoFoundersLab Matchup San Francisco
August 20th 2014, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Galvanize (543 Howard Street, 4th Floor)
CoFoundersLab Matchup San Francisco is aimed at helping entrepreneurs find co-founders, advisers & interns and to build strong, core founding teams. Get started networking now with a potential core team member by creating a free profile on CoFoundersLab.com. Learn more athttp://www.cofounderslab.com/
August 22nd-24th 2014
Cavallo Point Lodge, Sausalito, CA
Join Dan Ariely and Irrational Labs for two days and nights of engaging, interactive lectures and working sessions with the most renowned experts in behavioral economics today. This intimate and intensive immersion in behavioral economics brings the new insights, research and minds from academia to teams trying to move the needle in finance, health and education. You will leave the weekend with an overload of ideas, tangible experiment designs and a new way of thinking.