launch fest 2013 class @ launch pad

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  • 1.A startup community aligning talent, mentors, and capital.Tuesday, January 15, 13

2. Launch PadAn Engaged and Activated CommunityA Global Network of World Class Advisors, Investors and MentorsThe Hub for EntrepreneursTuesday, January 15, 13 3. Impact185 companies have worked at Launch Pad since 2009, 27 475 and at Launch Fest and pitch events companies have presented toinvestors, raising $108,000,000 in investment capital.(GitHub raised $100mil.) Of those companies12 have graduated from Launch Pad,145 and they now employpeople, 28,000and have leasedTuesday, January 15, 13square feet in New Orleans and beyond. 4. Ecosystem of ActivitiesEntrepreneurial Hub Launch Pad is the center of Meetups Ruby Bayou gravity to the growing high-GNOCode growth and socialPrograms Hack Night Google Analytics entrepreneurshipNOLA PHP Afliations ecosystem in NewNOLA UXVenture for America Orleans.Agile NOLA Startup America Founders Forum From community events Tech Tools that take place at Launch Events Angel Salons Pad to conferences that BarCamp draw attendees from all CLASSES HackDat ReliefCamp Volunteer over the country, Launch Pad is the community for enterprising companies. ConferencesTuesday, January 15, 13 5. Aligning the NOLA EcosystemEntrepreneurial SeasonPost-SeasonEast Coast West Coast WinterCamp SXSW Launch FestDemo Day Demo DayNew OrleansEntrepreneurWeekCapital Pitchay arct rbJun ApFeJulMO MTuesday, January 15, 13 6. Application ProcessJan 15 NETWORK FOUNDERSINVESTORSMENTORS Applications due Mar 15 22 NOEW May 2 LAUNCH FESTTuesday, January 15, 13 7. The Program6 weeks - March 25 - May 2 (+ NY, SF travel)Weekly schedule of sessions @ Launch PadCurriculum with events led by mentorsOfce hours by mentorsPitch practiceNational network of mentors & investors3% warrantTuesday, January 15, 13 8. Timeline 1/15 - Applications open 2/22-21 - WinterCamp - Invite conference 3/8-12 - SXSW 3/15 - Applications close 3/22 - NOEW Pitches 3/25 - Program start 5/2 - Launch Fest May - June - Fundraising events in NY/SVTuesday, January 15, 13 9. Who should apply?Multiple co-foundersBalanced team - hacker & hustlerFunctional productScalable businesses - high-growthBusinesses we can impact - primarily techAngel investment before Launch FestTuesday, January 15, 13 10. The Program Applications open Jan 15- March 15Apply early - rolling acceptancesApply on AngelList or NOEW @launchpadTuesday, January 15, 13