Watch live streaming sessions from the Kauffman Fellows Reunion VC Summit in Kansas City right here! Talks by Brad Feld, Founder of the Foundry Group (Monday, October 24), and Steve Case, author of The Third Wave (Tuesday, October 25) will be broadcast via livestream.
Monday, October 24 – 12 noon PDT
Brad Feld, Managing Director of the Foundry Group and a Kauffman Fellows board member has been an early-stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Brad believes there are plenty of opportunities to build and invest in great startups outside Silicon Valley and will explore why it makes sense now more than ever. He points out that he and other entrepreneurs have made the college town of Boulder, Colorado, the runaway leader nationwide for startups-per-capita, according to Kauffman Foundation research. Brad is the author of Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your Community.
Tuesday, October 25 – 7:30am PDT
Steve Case, co-founder of Revolution LLC, has embarked on a nationwide effort known as “Rise of the Rest” to work closely with entrepreneurs in emerging startup ecosystems across America. Interviewed by Phil Wickham, Chairman of Kauffman Fellows, they’ll explore how the AOL co-founder believes high growth companies can start and scale anywhere, not just a few coastal cities, and talk about his recently released book The Third Wave and how that wave will impact society, corporations and entrepreneurs going forward.