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Startup Madness

Date

3/31/2011

Time

1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Organization/Sponsor

Startup Madness

Scott A. Kelly skelly@launchdurham.com
Scott's day job is an investment banker at KeySource Bank in the outfield of the Durham Bulls ballpark. 

Description

StartUp Madness brings together early stage, high potential start-up companies with industry mentors and peers for a dynamic competitive event.

Afternoon Agenda - March 31, 2011

12:00 - StartupWithMe Member Only Lunch

      Entrepreneurs register with StartupWithMe here

1:00 - General Registration and Networking

1:30 - Welcome from Host - George Junginger, Group Story (Raleigh, NC)

1:40 - Fireside Chat w/Q&A - Jud Bowman, CEO of PocketGear

2:30 - Break

2:45 - Tobacco Road Challenge (Duke, UNC, NC State, NC Central)

      Panel: Aaron Houghton, iContact & Preation (Durham, NC)
                Miles Palmer, Palmer Labs (Durham, NC)
                Joe Davy, EvoApp (Durham, NC)
                To Be Announced

Evening Agenda - March 31, 2011

5:00 - Invitation Only Dinner

5:30 - General Registration and Networking

6:00 - Welcome from Hosts - David Hadden, Therasim & Christie Hadden, My Restaurant Guru

6:10 - Product Launches (minimum viable products)

      Matt Williamson - Windsor Circle (Durham, NC)
      Wayne Sutton - gokit (Raleigh, NC)
      Alex Gibson - Rippple (Raleigh, NC)

      Panel: Steve Amedio, Technekes (Charlotte, NC)
                Eric Boggs, Argyle Social (Durham, NC)
                Grace Ueng, Savvy Marketing Group (RTP, NC)
                Bill Brown, 8 Rivers Capital (Durham, NC)

6:40 - Partner Pitches

      NC Idea - John Cambier
      StartUp Stampede - Adam Klein
      Launchbox Digital - Lee Buck
      JoyStick Labs - John Austin
      Corporate Social Responsibility - Henry Kaestner

7:00 - Marketing Launches (market ready products)

      Andrew Hooge - Fitsistant (Chapel Hill, NC)
      Gregg Gerdau - MotiveLogic (Chapel Hill, NC)
      Scott and Dennis Moore - Obsidian Solutions (Raleigh, NC)
      James Avery - Adzerk (Durham, NC)


7:45 - Closing Remarks 

Registration Status

Location

Bay 7, American Tobacco Campus
Durham, NC 

Directions

From I-85 (US 70):
Exit Downtown Durham (Mangum Street). Continue on Mangum through downtown, 2 miles. Follow parking signs to ballpark. The South Deck is just past the Stadium on the corner of Willard/Jackie Robinson and Carr Streets.

The North Deck parking lot is located at the corner of Carr & Pettigrew Streets. Once past the South Deck, make an immediate right onto Carr Street passing between the car dealership on your left and the back entrance to the Bays on your right. The North Deck entrance is straight ahead.

From I-40:
Take I-40 West to the Durham Freeway (Exit 279B) to the Mangum/Roxboro Street Exit (Exit 12B). Keep straight up the hill for about 2 blocks (Willard St./Jackie Robinson) Ballpark Stadium is on the right. South Parking Deck just past Stadium on right. Corner of Willard/Jackie Robinson and Carr.

The North Deck parking lot is located at the corner of Carr & Pettigrew Streets. Once past the South Deck, make an immediate right onto Carr Street passing between the car dealership on your left and the back entrance to the Bays on your right. The North Deck entrance is straight ahead.

From 15-501 North Bypass:
Exit Durham Freeway South. Exit Mangum/Roxboro Street (12). Cross Mangum Street. Go Left on Roxboro. Follow signs for Durham Freeway North (stay to right). Cross Mangum Street again. Ballpark is on the right. You will see the South Parking Deck on the corner of Willard/Jackie Robinson and Carr Streets.

The North Deck parking lot is located at the corner of Carr & Pettigrew Streets. Once past the South Deck, make an immediate right onto Carr Street passing between the car dealership on your left and the back entrance to the Bays on your right. The North Deck entrance is straight ahead.

From I-540:
Take I-540 south to the I-40 exit. Take I-40 West until you reach the Durham Freeway (Exit 279B) to the Mangum/Roxboro Street Exit (Exit 12B). Keep straight up the hill for about 2 blocks (Willard St./Jackie Robinson) Ballpark Stadium is on the right and just past the Stadium is the South Parking Deck on the corner of Willard/Jackie Robinson and Carr Streets.

The North Deck parking lot is located at the corner of Carr & Pettigrew Streets. Once past the South Deck, make an immediate right onto Carr Street passing between the car dealership on your right. The North Deck entrance is straight ahead.

American Tobacco Campus Management Office
318 Blackwell Street
Suite 150
Durham, NC 27701
919.433-1566 T
919.433-4279 F

Click here to download the parking deck pdf