LAUNCH Festival starts March 2 – World’s Largest Startup Event

The LAUNCH Festival is the greatest startup conference in the world, with 15,000 attendees, four stages, and 250 speakers focused on helping founders build, scale, and fund the next generation of outstanding companies.

LAUNCH Festival

LAUNCH Festival
starts tomorrow, March 2nd, with doors and the DEMO PITopening at 8AM.

We are giving breakfast tickets to the first 200 to arrive!

The theater doors will open at 9:30AM with the program starting at 10AM.



10:00AM – VC Panel: Aileen Lee, Cowboy Ventures; Jed Katz, Javelin Venture Partners; Hunter Walk, Homebrew

10:30AM – Partner Presentation: Sandy Carter, IBM: “Anatomy of a Cognitive Startup”

10:38AM  George Zachary, CRV & Sebastian Thrun, Udacity

11:08AM  Will Marshall, Planet Labs

11:33AM  Joel Spolsky, Stack Overflow


12:00PM – 2:00PM LUNCH + DEMO PIT

2:00PM  Jeff Glueck, Foursquare

2:25PM – Partner Presentation: DeLu Jackson, McDonald’s Corporation: “Scale Globally with McDonald’s”

2:33PM  Adam Nash, Wealthfront

2:58PM – Break

3:08PM – 10 LAUNCH Incubator & 5 Demo Pit Companies Launch on Stage

5:44PM END

7:00PM OPENING BANQUET @ FORT MASON (Festival, Festival Plus, Super VIP. Tix here.)

We couldn’t make this event happen without our awesome partners! Please check them out — and thank them for making this all possible.

best, @jason & the @LAUNCH team