Back to the North! And Legal Clinic round 2 to boot.
Hope to see everyone there to support our community “barn raising” and energizing event for entrepreneurs.
And of course, as always, we’re featuring 3 really awesome companies!
Promotion/RSVP: If attending in person, PLEASE tweet:
I’m going to #LaunchUp Dec 2 to see The BBQ Dude, Qbillion, & Readeo, are you? http://bit.ly/launchup13
And use our FB event page for LaunchUp #13 to RSVP and forward on to/invite your friends.
If not on Twitter, email jeremy . hanks @ gmail . com and let me know you’re coming. It helps us plan for food.
Date: Thursday Dec 2nd
Time: 6:30 p.m. (Legal Clinic runs from 5:30-6:30)
Karen Gail Miller Conference Center at SLCC in Sandy“>Location Map
Driving Directions: From I-15 take the 9000 South/UT-209 exit #295 Head west on 9000 S Turn south on Sandy Parkway Turn east on 9120 South Turn south on 300 West The Larry H. Miller Campus is located at 9750 S 300 W Karen Gail Miller Conference Center at SLCC in Sandy
Event URL: You can watch our live stream online at http://www.launchup.org/live/ if you can’t make it out.
Welcome and LaunchUp Report: 5 minutes: Matt Smith
Amp Session:10 minutes
Adam Edmunds, President & CEO, Allegiance.
Adam Edmunds has never had a job. He started an ethics reporting company called SilentWhistle during college at BYU, grew the company to more than $4M in revenues and $2M in EBITDA, and sold it to the industry’s largest competitor. He is now the President & CEO of Allegiance, a software company based in South Jordan that provides customer insight and feedback solutions. Allegiance was #58 on the Inc. 500 list (#5 among software) in 2009. Allegiance serves about 500 companies worldwide and has 100 employees with offices in Utah, Texas, and India. From 1995-98, Adam was one of the top 5 Warcraft 2 players in the world. He slaughtered thousands under the alias “Mailman.”
In The Weeds: 10 Minutes
Ryan Elkins is the CEO and co-founder of IActionable, a game mechanics as a service company, which helps companies measure and motivate user engagement. Prior to starting IActionable he worked as a salesman and software developer, completed a degree in Computer Science from Neumont University, and topped damage meters as a level 80 hunter.
Company Presentations: 45 Minutes
The BBQ Dude The BBQ Dude is a Truck that promotes “Street Q” Street Q is a combination of Slow and Low style cooking with modern spices and twist that I take and make things that make a taste explosion in your mouth….. Simple and affordable Scrumdiddlyumptous!!!!!
QBillion Serving the Internet’s finance vertical, Qbillion is the only open web site creating an investment community in the direct context of financial data and analysis. Our goal is to be the information resource of choice for small to mid-size investors and business professionals nationally, based on more insightful investment content both from the site and from the community.
Readeo Readeo offers an ever-growing library of online children’s books—with one fantastic twist: read them together whether you’re in the same room or thousands of miles apart.
Corner Dives and Nacho Bar around 8:00 p.m., we’ll break for food, and then each company heads to a corner, and anyone interested in learning more or helping dives right in with them. General networking in highly energized setting.
Please help spread the word. Bring your friends!! (If you’re using Twitter, use hashtag #LaunchUp)
http://bit.ly/launchup13 Is the URL for all the event details.
Remember, we stream the event live at http://www.launchup.org/live and make it as inclusive as possible to anyone, even if you cannot attend in person.
We are also building a list of those that want to support first-time technology entrepreneurs in Utah. You can join our community. It will help us track those that want to help, and your name/link will be published real time on the community page.
A special thanks to LaunchUp #13 supporters:
USTAR for helping with logistics,
To Salt Lake Community College
for providing the location, and to
Doba for the perpetual LaunchUp fund.
Finally, LaunchUp #14 will be in January on Jan 6, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. at offices at Thanksgiving Point. Mark your calendars!
Watch the site for more info. If your company, or one you know, would like to present, please fill out our application to present.
If you’d like to help out, email jeremy . hanks @ gmail . com
Subscribe to our RSS feed — Join our LaunchUp Linked Group — Follow us on Twitter: @launchup — Become a fan on Facebook: LaunchUp.org — Email Jeremy Hanks if you’d like to help/get move involved: jeremy . hanks @ gmail . com