Techstars FounderCon

October 22 - 24, 2018
Oakland, California

Join founders, corporations, and investors at the annual gathering of the Techstars worldwide network.
About Techstars FounderCon
Techstars FounderCon brings together entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate leaders for three days of curated one-one-one meetings, networking, and thought leadership. Techstars FounderCon 2018 will bring more than 800 Techstars founders together in Oakland, California, to forge new and meaningful relationships with each other and with corporations and investors from around the world.

Over three days filled with industry speakers, networking, and-one-on one meetings with top investors and corporations, attendees will gain valuable insights and make crucial connections. This is Techstars for Life in action.
800+ Founders
Corporations & Investors
300+ Meetings
25+ Speakers & Sessions
Learn more about Techstars FounderCon from founders, corporate partners, and investors!
2018 Speakers
Techstars FounderCon brings high quality speakers to tell their stories and share advice for our attendees.
Charles Hudson
Precursor Ventures
Dave Drach
VP of Corporate, Strategy
Nicole Glaros
Partner, Techstars
Wade Davis
Former NFL Player & Consultant
David Brown
Co-CEO & Founder, Techstars
Sameer Dholakia
CEO, SendGrid
John Guydon
Speaker, Director, Entrepreneur, Changemaker
Porter Gale
CEO, Globality
Elizabeth Scallon
Head of Labs, Seattle, WeWork
Sally Kay
Of Counsel, Cooley
Rodrigo Prudencio
Alexa Fund, Global Corporate Development, Amazon
Chris VandenBrink
Coach & Facilitator, Reboot
Courtney Joyce
Coach & Facilitator, Reboot
Dana Kanze
Doctoral Fellow, Columbia Business School
Jasmine Crowe
Founder & CEO, Goodr
Joanne Swanson
Global Network Partner Director, Techstars
Laura Kennedy
VP of Corporate Development, Techstars
Ulili Onovakpuri
Partner, Kapor Capital
Jim A. Gibson
Author, Tip of the Spear
Katie Taormino
Managing Director, Consumer Internet, Silicon Valley Bank
David Cohen
Co-CEO & Founder, Techstars
Michelle Arbov
Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions, IAC
Jeremy Rawitz
Executive Sales Director, Techstars
Wendy Lea
CEO, Cintrifuse
Cody Simms
Partner, Techstars
Past Speakers
David Drummond
SVP of Corporate Development, Alphabet
Heidi Roizen
Operating Partner, DFJ
Marina Gorey
Co-Founder & Chief of Staff, SuperAwesome
Jenny Lawton
COO, Techstars
Everett Harper
Co-Founder & CEO, Truss
Janine Yancey
Founder & CEO, Emtrain

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