5 Disruptive Startup Events Which Demand A New Plan

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs are so convinced that they are the disruptive element, they fail to anticipate that unknown facts or events can and will occur to disrupt their own well-laid plans. You can’t predict big quality problems, funding shortfalls, and viral events that don’t work.

Los Angeles Startup Events


In that post, I mentioned how one of the signals is the big increase in number of startup events and the number of attendees at those events. I realized that it has been a little while since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it. I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles.

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The Basics of Event Planning

The Startup Magazine

Depending on the size of the event you’re planning, you may be panicking when you stand back and look the big picture. When approaching an event of any size it’s a good idea to approach the very basics of event planning to ensure that the underlying structure is sound.


How to Make More Money As an Event Planner

Up and Running

While the recession of 2008 may have caused a slight downturn in the number of events held in the U.S. Event planners are always in demand; from weddings to corporate gatherings, there is always call for someone who can help make an event run smoothly.

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Oblong NYC Event on 7/24

Feld Thoughts

The post Oblong NYC Event on 7/24 appeared first on Feld Thoughts. If you are in NY on 7/24 and want to have your mind blown by one of my favorite companies ever, go to the Oblong NYC Open House to see their new demo center.

Five Events to Attend in Austin This Week


Silicon Hills News has highlighted five events to attend in Austin this week. The post Five Events to Attend in Austin This Week appeared first on SiliconHills.

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What Founders Need to Know: You Were Funded for a Liquidity Event – Start Looking

Steve Blank

While you might be interested in building a company that changes the world, regardless of how long it takes, your investors are interested in funding a company that changes the world so they can have a liquidity event within the life of their fund ~7-10 years. (A

7 Social Media Events In 2015 Most That You Can Still Make To


Having attended a couple of such events myself, I think I second the thoughts of the person who started these out in the first place. A biggie or newbie, here are 7 social media events in 2015 most that you can still make it to if your decisions are made at the speed of light.

Must-Attend Events in Austin This Week


Silicon Hills News would like to thank Alamo Beer, our beer sponsor for the event along with Tito’s Vodka, our […] The post Must-Attend Events in Austin This Week appeared first on SiliconHills. The Silicon Hills News Tech Calendar Party kicks off on Friday at 6 p.m. at Galvanize. There are still a few regular priced tickets available, but only through Monday. We hope to see you there.

Boulder Startup Life Event Tonight at Riverside

Feld Thoughts

If you don’t know Riverside, it’s a new co-working, event, and cafe space on 1724 Broadway in Boulder. If you want to attend tonights event, please sign up. The post Boulder Startup Life Event Tonight at Riverside appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Startup Life Books events riverside startup lifeI’m going to be doing the first public Startup Life: Surviving and Thriving in a Relationship with an Entrepreneur talk tonight at Riverside at 7pm.

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4 Ways to Elicit Invitations to Private Business Events

Inc Startups

No matter who the titans are at your industry's luminary events, you need to be there. Strategy


Building Relationships with Networking Events

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

This article takes a look at different types of events and sees if/how the digital landscape changes traditional ways of networking. Cultural events. Cultural events (such as theatrical or music performances and interactive displays) can powerfully effect the emotions in audience members. You can bring this idea to business and hire companies to put on such events, inviting potential future clients, associates and employees to come along.

The Incredible Waste of Food at Events

Feld Thoughts

I had the same experience the previous two days at the SERGE event as several of the meals were buffet style and at the end of the meal there was still food for a group that was equal to or larger than us left. The post The Incredible Waste of Food at Events appeared first on Feld Thoughts. I was at the annual meeting for one of our LPs yesterday. Promptly at 10am the took away the breakfast buffet.

5 Reasons Leveraging Events Is the Best Marketing Move for Your New Business

Up and Running

Here are a few quick tips to get you started down the path of planning your own events, and read on for how to make the most of them. . Let’s talk about events. You fostered your relationship at an event. 5 reasons to use events to your advantage.

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The Most Dynamic Networking Events of Late 2017

Inc Startups

We may be in July already, but there's no shortage of exciting networking events left to attend in 2017. Networking

Enterprise Cross-currents observations from this years event season

deal architect

Over the last few weeks I have had a chance to listen to Oracle, Workday, Microsoft, NetSuite, Plex, SAP, Salesforce at conferences or their analyst summits. Here are some common threads: a) We have entered the era of intelligent and. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Industry Commentary

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[Singapore][Event] Crowdsourcing Week


We are excited to bring the event to Singapore, where the support we have received for open innovation is very encouraging.”. Events & Happenings crowdfunding crowdsourcing Crowdsourcing Week event innovation Singapore

Eight Austin Tech Events to Attend This Week


Check out some of these events happening around town. We have to know how many […] The post Eight Austin Tech Events to Attend This Week appeared first on SiliconHills. Looking for something to do this week? We’ve got you covered. And also snag a ticket to Silicon Hills News’ 2017 Austin Technology Calendar Party at Galvanize, which takes place the following week. But regular ticket sales end on Friday. (We

Ten SXSW Interactive Events Highlighting the Austin Tech Community


This year, Hugh Forrest, director of programming at SXSW, […] The post Ten SXSW Interactive Events Highlighting the Austin Tech Community appeared first on SiliconHills. A lot of locales have left town and rented out their homes on HomeAway and AirBnB to pay for their vacations. This is an early indicator that it’s time for Austin’s largest, and one of the world’s largest, technology, music and film conferences: South by Southwest.

Make Your Calendar Event Titles Useful

Feld Thoughts

When you create a calendar event and invite someone to it, make it useful. The post Make Your Calendar Event Titles Useful appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Put this in the protip category. For example “Board Meeting” is not helpful. But “BigDoor Board Meeting” is very helpful. Don’t invite me to a meeting that says “Meeting with Brad Feld.” ” Make it something like “Smith / Feld – UX for BigDoor” meeting.


Five Events to Attend in Austin This Week


It was a great event and a good time for all. Austin always has a lot of […] The post Five Events to Attend in Austin This Week appeared first on SiliconHills. We’re still basking in the glow of the Austin Technology Calendar Party last Friday at Galvanize Austin. If you missed it and you want a Austin 2017 Wall Sized Tech Calendar for $30 each, please contact Laura Lorek.

$200,000 For Colorado Startup Community Activities and Events

Feld Thoughts

This is a $200,000 fund for providing financing to support activities, events, and organizations in the Colorado startup community. It’s amazing to observe and experience – this super-saturation of activities and events around the startup community is awesome.

Tech Events in China you Shouldn’t Miss This Year

Startup Noodle

Don’t get me wrong, GMIC is a major event in China tech scene but there many other conferences and tech events around. Event Website. Event Website / Wikipedia. Mobile Games forum (MGF) Asia – Asia’s Premium Mobile Games Event. Event Website.

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The Future of Event Technology

Inc Startups

This is especially evident in the event industry With the constant flood of technology it''s easy to not be up-to-date with the latest advancements and gadgets.

HackerRank Event Explores Latest STEM Recruiting Strategies


By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News About 30 recruiters gathered on the 17th floor of the Hyatt Tuesday evening for the HackerRank second annual Re-engineer event focusing on improving tech recruiting outcomes. And Whole Foods’ Global Talent Recruiter […] The post HackerRank Event Explores Latest STEM Recruiting Strategies appeared first on SiliconHills.

Boulder Book Event for Steve Case’s The Third Wave

Feld Thoughts

Our friends at Revo Physiotheraphy and Black Lab Sports are hosting a book event for Steve Case’s great new book The Third Wave on May 12th. The post Boulder Book Event for Steve Case’s The Third Wave appeared first on Feld Thoughts. David Brown from Techstars will be introducing Steve. The book is dynamite and Steve is always a super engaging speaker. Announcements

Top 3 Trends Driving Change for the Events Industry

Inc Startups

How technology and Entrepreneurs are upgrading events

Salesforce Hosts Small Business Essentials Event in Austin


By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News A panel of Austin entrepreneurs talked about the integration of marketing, sales, and software yesterday at a Salesforce event for small business users of the monolithic Customer Relationship Management platform. Key takeaways included: Just because you can build your own solution doesn’t make it a good idea […] The post Salesforce Hosts Small Business Essentials Event in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills.

4 Tips And Tricks For Creating The Optimal Brand Experience At Your Next Corporate Event


Imagine that you have run your business event and the industry buzz is all about the spectacular event that you hosted. Successfully executing your event can deliver this outcome. Draw attendees to your event with a compelling theme.

Winston-Salem lands two NCAA championship events

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

The Triad and North Carolina are back on the NCAA neutral-site championship map for the 2018-22 cycle

11 Resources You Can Use to Grow Your Event Planning Business

Up and Running

Finding solid resources to help you grow your event planning business can be tricky, especially because it can be hard to find information specifically geared toward industry professionals. 22 Event Planning Resources from Event Experts. Event Planning Blueprint.

Want to Stop Feeling Awkward at Events? Do This.

Inc Startups

Here's how to get over it and get more out of your next event Hate "networking"?

Google Analytics 102: How To Set Up Goals, Segments & Events in Google Analytics


And Events. Several years ago at An Event Apart conference I had the privilege of seeing Jared Spool speak about user experience, and one of the things that really stuck with me was the idea that in many cases, alphabetical order is the same as no order at all. How Do We Set Up Events?

Making the Most of Events

Inc Startups

Events can be a powerful marketing tool to draw traffic to your business, establish you as an expert, attract new customers, and generate publicity

Being a Business Leader Amid Historical Events

Seeing Both Sides

The two Supreme Court decisions and the response to the tragic church shooting in South Carolina are among the most indelible events of our time and all three will be memorialized in history books and discussed for decades to come. Every one of these events has a historical context.

[Event] Tech In Asia Jakarta 2015


As with its previous conferences, globally renowned and respected thought leaders in the online space will grace the event’s main stage to share their entrepreneurial journeys or industry expertise, dish out priceless advice and debate the ecosystem’s hottest topics.

17 Ways to Plan a Successful Employee Event: How to Have the Best Company Picnic Ever!

Inc Startups

Make your event memorable. No more sunburn and soggy hot dogs. HR/Benefits

Tech Events to Attend in Austin This Week


This week, there are several events that will help you do just that. Make plans to attend the PR Over Coffee Event at Galvanize on Wednesday evening featuring Silicon Hills News and other local media outlets discussing how to get […] The post Tech Events to Attend in Austin This Week appeared first on SiliconHills. South by Southwest Interactive is less than a month away so it’s time to prepare.

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[Event] Hackatron Asia Singapore 2014


Held on 6-7 December, the event will feature various challenges fielded by companies with real technology offerings (APIs and SDKs) for developers to hack on, with mentors roving on-site to provide technology and platform guidance. Do you have 32 hours to spare?

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Dublin’s attracting more tech events and startups from abroad than ever before

The Next Web

Entrepreneur Europe Events Insider Dublin Ireland startup TechIn the discussions regarding European startup landscape, people usually mention cities like London and Berlin as the main hubs powering the ecosystem of the region.