I’m pleased to announce that we have a new StartUp SF (version 2.2) coming on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009. This event is just around the corner (I’m just so “good” about planning in advance) so be sure that you register now and share this event with your friends and co-workers.
For your learning pleasure, we have none other than David Weekly, founder of PBWorks (“online collaboration that just works” – formerly PBWiki) and Founding Director of Hacker Dojo (a community center for hackers & thinkers to meet, discuss, learn and create).
David’s presentation is titled “Give Your Ideas Ex-Lax“. Just the title alone is intriguing! He describes the theme as “you should find an uncomfortably quick way to launch your idea and iterate on it instead of building grand designs.”
Ticket are now on-sale! Scroll down for info and GoGrid blog readers get a special discount.
Date: Wednesday, December 2nd
Location: Microsoft, 835 Market Street, Suite 700, San Francisco, CA 94103
Cost: $10 (online) or $20 (at the door)
As with every StartUp SF, our goal is to help startups begin, grow and become successful. The format is simple, for an hour, you network with technology peers, entrepreneurs, VCs, and other like-minded professionals, then you hear short “elevator pitches” from a few select Demo Companies. After the pitches, a Guest Speaker gives you first-hand experience on the Do’s and Don’ts of kick-starting your startup. Once the speaker has finished, there is a Question & Answer session and then more time for networking. We provide food, drink and engaging conversation.
David Weekly started PBwiki (now PBWorks) back in 2003. His background is in engineering with a BS in Computer Science from Stanford where he was a President Scholar and a finalist in the ACM International Programming Competition. He is also the Founding Director of Hacker Dojo which is a non-profit community center designed to provide programmers in the San Francisco Bay Area a place to collaborate and innovate. Hacker Dojo continues to gain success and traction.
David is particularly appropriate for being a speaker for StartUp SF, as is outlined in this ValleyWag article titled “Everybody’s stalking: Accidental entrepreneur David Weekly sets a new record for startup failure“. From development to launch to being “TechCrunched” to receiving a Cease & Desist, just 12 days!
How to Order Tickets
Tickets are now on sale. They are $10 online and $20 at the door.
However, because you either read the GoGrid blog or subscribe to the RSS feed, I’m offering 10 tickets at 50% off by using the code “GGblog1202“. When you register, simply enter that code!
You can also register online on Eventbrite here.
More info can be found on the StartUp SF Event page.
Bring yourself and your technology friends to meet likeminded, future-looking folks who may become your next colleague, customer, vendor or competitor.
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