Ideas Are Worthless San Francisco

Time for some action....

The Ideas Are Worthless conference is a forum and community designed to to connect, educate, and equip each attendee towards action. From customer development to startup fundraising to recruiting technical talent. Come and meet early stage companies, investors, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders.


Steve Blank - Serial Entrepreneur & Author OF "The Startup Owner's Manual"
Charles Hudson - Partner, SoftTech VC

Michael Seibel - Founder, SocialCam
Angela Benton - Founder, NewMe Accelerator
Mitch Kapor - Principal, Kapor Capital
Craig Davis - Founder, Relevvant

Pitch Competition
The pitch competition is an opporunity for you to pitch your startup in front of investors and other entrepreneurs. Five companies will be chosen to pitch their idea live during the conference. To participate in the Pitch Competition please fill out the following form:


Marlon Nichols, Intel Capital
Garth Timoll, Top Tier Capital Partners
Ann Winblad, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners

Sponsored by: Andressen Horowitz

Startup Clinic Mentor Sessions

The Startup Clinic will allow entrepreneurs to meet one on one with investors and prominent entrepreneurs to receive feedback on their startup and pitch. Signups for Startup Clinic will be on the day on the event at registration.


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  • Janelle


    September 7, 2012

  • Lyona

    Exceptional!! Thanks to Black Founders and Orrick for partnering

    September 7, 2012

  • Richard B.


    September 6, 2012

  • Lyona

    Excited to attend!

    Will arrive mid morning, due to previous engagement.


    September 6, 2012

  • Nnena U.

    Good Morning Community. This morning we have good news for you and also a reminder regarding the conference. Good News:
    We have created a few discount codes for the conference. We have a few free tickets (5) and a few for 50% off (10). These codes are limited in number so only those who move quickly will be able take advantage of them. Register on eventbrite with the following codes. Code for 100% off is Lucky
    Code for 50% off is Gooddeal

    If you miss out, don’t forget that as a community member you have a discount for 30% off the tickets. (30% off code is gotin)

    You must RSVP on the eventbrite . Only those that have registered on the eventbrite will be able to attend the conference. We will have a few limited seats to purchase the day of but if you want to make sure you are able to come buy your tickets online today! We are looking forward to seeing you Thursday!

    September 4, 2012

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