What’s subsequent? That’s the query we ask ourselves right here at TechCrunch on daily basis for the previous 15 years. The reply, as a rule, comes from the earliest stage founders. That’s why final yr, we launched a brand new occasion referred to as TechCrunch Early Stage.
TC Early Stage is all about offering founders entry to the highest specialists throughout all of the core competencies concerned in entrepreneurialism, from fundraising to advertising and marketing to operations. It shortly turned probably the most beloved choices from TechCrunch, so it ought to come as no shock that we’re doubling down in 2021.
Right here’s the way it works:
Consultants in fundraising, advertising and marketing and operations will give displays to the viewers with loads of time for dwell Q&A. These workshops will span the complete startup expertise, with audio system that embrace early-stage traders (a number of traders), authorized whizzes, progress gurus, product-market match wallahs, tech stack specialists, recruiting aces and far more, together with workshops on pitch breakdowns.
TechCrunch’s objective is to offer founders with insights and new relationships on par with what an accelerator expertise gives, solely in a single day, and with a a lot higher number of specialists and traders.
TC Early Stage is designed for founders who’re of their early innings, anyplace from pre-seed by means of Collection A, when entrepreneurs want all of the steerage they’ll get. With that in thoughts, the occasion’s coronary heart is dozens of breakout periods run by specialists and curated by TechCrunch editors. The breakouts will likely be lengthy on attendee questions and dialog, and the occasion is structured in order that attendees can simply get to 6 to eight completely different breakouts over the course of the day.
Final yr, we had periods on:
And that’s simply the tip of the iceberg. We’re not within the enterprise of reinventing the wheel and don’t have any plans to repair what ain’t damaged. Count on extra like this from our 2021 Early Stage occasions happening on April 1 & 2 and July 8 & 9. You will get a single occasion ticket on the Early Hen price of $199 for those who’re an early stage founder and $299 if you’re a later stage founder, investor or simply need to add some extra instruments to your data equipment. However it can save you extra while you e book the twin two-event ticket – there will likely be completely different audio system and subjects for every occasion so that you received’t need to miss out on each!
Can’t wait to see you there!