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2015 Livestream

February 10, 2015 @ 1:00 PM - February 12, 2015 @ 1:00 AM

It’s here! The best event of the year for entrepreneurs! Join us live today and tomorrow and hear the top business people share their ideas, stories and strategies with you. Below is the schedule and you can also join in the conversation with your fellow grinders via the link below. The opening speech and last night’s key speakers are available to watch right now. Come on and join the party!

Smartpage Conference Conversation

February 9th videos

Livestream Link

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Welcome by Startup Grind founder + CEO, Derek Andersen

12:10 – 1:30 pm

Mainstage Sessions: The Internet of Things

12:10 – 12:30

Where the Internet Of Things Is Headed

Matt Rogers, Nest
Mike Abbott, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers

12:35 – 12:55

Watch Your Step, Giants Ahead

George Zachary, Charles River Ventures

Eric Migicovsky, Pebble

12:55 – 1:10

The Power of Openness: How SmartThings Grew from Kickstarter to a Leading Platform

Jeff Hagin, SmartThings

1:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Mainstage Sessions: The Online Marketplace

1:45 – 2:00

Starting Small to Go Global. Supply the Demand.

Patrick Llewellyn, 99Designs

2:00 – 2:20

The Future of the Mobile Marketplace

Melody McCloskey, StyleSeat
Aileen Lee, Cowboy Ventures

2:20 – 2:45

Scaling a Marketplace and Transforming an Industry: How Houzz Did It

Adi Tatarko, Houzz
David Sacks, Yammer

2:45 – 3:00

From Serious Injury to Serial Entrepreneur: How a Painful Recovery Inspired Startup Success

Ramona Pearson, Declara

4:30 – 7:00 pm

Mainstage Sessions

4:30 – 4:40

Driving Innovation: Do It in Context

Scott Schreiman, Samepage

4:40 – 5:00

Build Something Useful: How Silicon Valley is disrupting healthcare

Where does my startup need to be in 2015? Whats happening? What’s important?

Halle Tecco, RockHealth
Elizabeth Gore, Dell; UN Foundation

5:00 – 5:25

A Fireside Chat with Stripe’s Co-founder + CEO, Patrick Collison

Patrick Collison, Stripe
Colleen Taylor, TechCrunch

5:25 – 5:45

The Emerging Face of Tech

Laura Weidman Powers, Code2040
Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., Thurgood Marshall College Fund

5:45 – 6:05

Are Fortune 500’s the New Seed Investors? Inside Big Tech Competitions

Daniel Fountenberry, Books that Grow
Danny Weissberg, VoiceItt
Tortsen Kolind, YouNoodle

6:30 – 8:00 pm

6:30 – 6:40

Keys to Success for Great Entrepreneurs: Learn from the Best

Jeff Hoffman, ColorJar; Priceline

6:45 – 7:05

Let’s Talk About Instagram

Mike Krieger, Instagram
Jon Swartz, USA Today

7:05 – 7:30

The Future of Health

Bill Maris, Google Ventures

7:30 – 8:00

One-on-One with Biz Stone

Biz Stone, Twitter; Jelly
Josh Elman, Greylock Partners

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

12:15 – 1:30 pm

Mainstage Sessions: Funding & The Future of Investments

12:15 – 12:25

Derek Andersen Opens

12:25 – 12:35

Empowering the Entrepreneur: When Capital is Not Enough

Vanessa Colella, Citi Ventures

12:35 – 12:55

Mark Suster, Upfront VC

1:00 – 1:25

A Fireside Chat with Vinod Khosla

Vinod Khosla, Khosla Ventures
Derek Andersen, Startup Grind

1:55 am – 3:15 pm

1:55 – 1:20

Rise of the Rest of the Startup World

Steve Case, Revolution
Mary Grove, Google for Entrepreneurs

2:15 – 2:35

The Power of Crowdsourced Information and Feedback

Ryan Hoover, Product Hunt
Perri Gorman, Archively

2:35 – 2:55

The Sharing Economy Grows Up

Nate Blecharcyzk, Airbnb
Alfred Lin, Sequoia Capital

2:55 – 3:15

Founder’s Guide to Selling Your Company

Justin Kan, Twitch; Y Combinator
T.D. Lowe, Enovation Nation

4:30 – 7:00 pm

Mainstage Sessions: Social Impact

Incorporating Social Impact into Any Business Model

4:30 – 4:45

Leila Janah, Sama Group

4:45 – 5:15

The Story of charity: water

Scott Harrison, Charity: water

Mainstage Sessions: The Enterprise Startup Club

5:15 – 5:30

Growth Hacking the Enterprise… From Academic to Corporate

Ryan Smith, Qualtrics
Derek Andersen, Startup Grind

5:30 – 5:50

You Asked, He Answers: Scott Cook Tackles Your Product/Market Fit Dilemmas

Scott Cook, Intuit

5:50 – 6:10

How Data is Changing Entrepreneurship

Dave Goldberg, Surveymonkey
Vanessa O’Connell, Wall Street Journal

3:35 – 4:00 pm

Closing Keynote

6:15 – 6:45

The Man Behind the Pink Mustache: A conversation with Logan Green

Logan Green, Lyft
Derek Andersen, Startup Grind

7:00 pm

Closing Remarks, Event concludes


February 10, 2015 @ 1:00 PM
February 12, 2015 @ 1:00 AM