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Tuesday, March 12 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Make It or Break It: Why Hot Startups Fail

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Many entrepreneurs are at the "make it or break it" point right now. By year four or five, you’re no longer a hot startup; you’re a business that investors expect to make money and break out – or get gone. (Hello Google/Facebook acq-hire.) We'll talk to entrepreneurs who have been there and the investors who fund them about what companies are at the tipping point, and what the secret sauce is that lets some ventures thrive while others collapse. Expect war stories.
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Shervin Pishevar

Managing DirMenlo Ventures
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Megan Quinn

PartnerKleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersMegan is a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers where she focuses on consumer Internet investments. She specializes in designing, building and scaling transformative consumer products and companies.

Tristan Walker

Entrepreneur in Residence at Andreessen HorowitzAndreessen Horowitz

Tuesday March 12, 2013 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon C

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