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Read the LAUNCH Festival 2014 wrap-up || See you next year!
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March 2 - 4, 2015
#LAUNCH

The best place to launch your startup, raise money and learn about starting a company.


FORT MASON CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO

Festival & Herbst Pavilions

2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123


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Main Stage

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40 companies will launch for the first time (1.0 Track) or launch new products (2.0 Track) and compete for titles like Best Design, Best Technology and Best Overall with 8,000 attendees making it the largest live audience in technology. $250K will be available from the LAUNCH Fund.


Meeting Spaces

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Private meeting rooms available so you can have a pop-up office during the event.

Request your own: partners@launch.co


Partners

Interested in becoming a partner?  partners@launch.co


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GRAND JURY

Our Grand Jury of seasoned investors and top journalists will observe all of the main-stage action and choose our winners, while our judges will sit on stage and give instant feedback on every demo. The Launch Fund will also invest $250K in the winners. 


Competition

We love new products and we're looking for companies to launch great ones onstage. 

Launch 1.0

 

LAUNCH 1.0 - This competition is for completely new companies who haven't had press or public demos, and whose services are currently in closed alpha or beta.

Early Bird Deadline to apply is 12/12/14; applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The sooner you apply the more time we have to notice you're awesome.

Not sure if you qualify?  Check out the FAQ.

Apply for LAUNCH 1.0

 

Launch 2.0

 

This competition is for existing companies that are launching new products or significantly new features of an existing product.

Early Bird Deadline to apply is 12/12/14; applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The sooner you apply the more time we have to notice you're awesome.

Not sure if you qualify?  Check out the FAQ.

Apply for LAUNCH 2.0

 

Launch Hackathon

 

This competition is for the best LAUNCH Hackathon project. Hacking will start the weekend before the Festival (Feb 27-March 1). Five companies will be chosen to present their projects on the main stage. The winner will be eligible for a $100K optional investment from the LAUNCH Fund

Apply for the Hackathon

 

Demo Pit

 

This competition is for existing companies that have already launched.  LAUNCH Staff will select companies from the Demo Pit to present their products on the Main Stage.  Questions about the Demo Pit? Check out the FAQ.

 


Tickets

Builder Tickets - $49  

For broke founders, UI/UX designers thinking of starting a company, tech enthusiasts bored at work and looking for a better gig, bloggers, writers and students. Builders!

The wristband gives you access to the Demo Pit & seats/standing at the back of the stages (Office Hours & Update Stage, Skills Stage & Main Stage). Does NOT include lunch or access into The Lounge. Priority seating will be given to regular Conference Passes+.

Food Trucks available to purchase Lunch.

Apply for a scholarship!

Festival Pass - $995

Badge includes access to the VIP Founder Party + all stages at the conference with priority desk seating (power/ethernet connection). Also includes lunch.

Private offices available upon request.

Super VIP Pass - $4995

Access to all the exclusive VIP dinners and parties (Angel Dinner, Founders Party & VIP Winners Dinner). Plus access to all stages with priority desk seating (power/ethernet connection) & VIP wait service. 

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS! Apply here.

Demo Pit Options

Demo Table - $1500

Five tickets, 30'' round table with power and ethernet.  Chance to make it on to the main stage if selected by the Grand Jury. 

Apply for a Demo Pit Scholarship

Exhibitor Table - $5000

Eight tickets, 6ft x 3ft table with ethernet and power.  10'x10' footprint to demo your product.

Questions?  Check out the Demo Pit FAQ


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