Hear Tripfilms Founder and CEO Tony Cheng tell his founder stories, have an in-depth and interactive discussion about his lessons learned, and discuss the trend in the online video and travel space.
Tripfilms is the largest travel video website with over 13,000 travel videos featuring over 4000 destinations. They share outstanding travel videos from real travelers for real travelers. The community numbers over 50,000 and Tripfilms is a place for 50,000+ travelers to share their experience, get tips and showcase their work. They also reward the best filmmakers with their own travel shows and paid travel assignments.
They've partnered with a variety of travel blogs, travel publications (Budget Travel, Frommer's) and travel planning sites to distribute quality video content. They also are the go-to destination for tourism boards, pr agencies, hotels and travel operators looking to produce inspiring travel content.
Tony Cheng is currently co-founder and CEO of Tripfilms ( http://www.tripfilms.com ), the leading online travel video website, which was started in 2007. He was a co-founder and CEO of IgoUgo (www.igougo.com), one of the first user generated content travel websites, which was started in 2000. IgoUgo won the 2004 Webby Award for the top travel site, and in 2005, IgoUgo was acquired by Travelocity.
He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from Cornell University in chemical engineering. He is the holder of 3 U.S. Patents.
Network with follow startup entrepreneurs and industry folks in travel, social media, and social commerce. As always, we'll have beer!
7-8:30pm: Introduction, Discussion, Q&A throughout
8:30-9pm: More networking and wrap-up