RISE Week Austin 2013 Sessions

Bringing the economics to artJohn BushSales & Business Development8:00am-9:30am
Search Marketing Startup ClinicTony TovarMarketing/PR/Social Media8:00am-9:30am
Austin startups—What we have learned over the years that can help you succeedScott CollinsIdeation & Launch8:00am-9:30am
How to Raise Angel CapitalRaul RamirezFunding – Angel/VC/Equity8:00am-9:30am
Working Without A Net (Being A Solo-Entrepreneur)Thom SingerSmall Business8:00am-9:30am
If you want to Catch the Wave of Opportunity, remember to paddle like hell!John ScofieldSmall Business8:00am-9:30am
Brand Image AmplificationBrandon ChicotskyMarketing/PR/Social Media8:00am-9:30am
The Austin/San Antonio ConnectionRoberto Rondero de MosierTrends – Current & New10:00am-11:30am
Getting found by the search enginesWilliam LeakeMarketing/PR/Social Media10:00am-11:30am
Define Yourself! Crafting an Entrepreneur’s Personal BrandMarny LifshenMarketing/PR/Social Media10:00am-11:30am
Scaling Through Sales: Challenges and Opportunities for EntrepreneursAdam BoydSales & Business Development10:00am-11:30am
Women at the Top – Overcoming Challenges Facing Women EntrepreneursSheila BuechlerTrends – Current & New10:00am-11:30am
How to Create Products That Don’t SuckTom EvansIdeation & Launch10:00am-11:30am
Create a Money Magnetizing Mindset – Start Turning Your Passion Into Huge ProfitsMegan TullSales & Business Development10:00am-11:30am
The Celebrity Equation – How to use PR, Social Media and Events to be a celebrity in your fieldDenise AntoonMarketing/PR/Social Media10:00am-11:30am
Be the Leader Your Company Needs: Determining Your Leadership StyleCat NewlandsOperations10:00am-11:30am
It only takes OneJeremy ThielInspirational/Aspirational10:00am-11:30am
Blending Social & Search for Maximum EffectWilliam LeakeMarketing/PR/Social Media12:00pm-1:30pm
Mentors Of The Future: Want To Be One or Find One?Sherry LowryIdeation & Launch12:00pm-1:30pm
5 Key Drivers to Improve the Value of Your BusinessWalter RossOther12:00pm-1:30pm
RISE Lunch & Learn: Entrepreneurship Super PanelRISE GlobalInspirational/Aspirational12:00pm-1:30pm
How to build & run an effective Advisory BoardBrandon KnicelyFunding – Angel/VC/Equity12:00pm-1:30pm
Scalability Testing: How Far Can You Grow? (Part of the Business Success Center series)Jan Triplett, Ph.D.Sales & Business Development12:00pm-1:30pm
Top Ten Tips for Presenting your Investor PitchMonique MaleyFunding – Angel/VC/Equity12:00pm-1:30pm


Brainstorming for Innovative IdeasBrooke DavisOther2:00pm-3:30pm
Creative DiscoveryElizabeth DeckerInspirational/Aspirational2:00pm-3:30pm
ATX Entrepreneur SceneBijoy GoswamiOther2:00pm-3:30pm
Successfully raise capital using AngelistBryan MenellFunding – Angel/VC/Equity2:00pm-3:30pm
Creating the Dream Team to take you from Concept to IPORobin KnudsenSmall Business2:00pm-3:30pm
Social Purpose Entrepreneurship: Building Brands and CommunitiesRoberto Rondero de MosierInspirational/Aspirational2:00pm-3:30pm
Pivoting Balance: 3 Must Know Skills That Can Revitalize Your Business and Increase Your Bottom LineEdna BrinkleyInspirational/Aspirational2:00pm-3:30pm
The Accidental CEO: Tips for First TimersQ ManningInspirational/Aspirational2:00pm-3:30pm
The Hero’s Journey of EntrepreneurshipKevin KoymInspirational/Aspirational4:00pm-5:30pm
Google AdWords, Facebook Advertising, and fixing your websiteWilliam LeakeMarketing/PR/Social Media4:00pm-5:30pm
Revolution of Starlings (Part of the Business Success Series)Jon BeckMarketing/PR/Social Media4:00pm-5:30pm
How to Find The Perfect Idea for Your BusinessErica DouglassIdeation & Launch4:00pm-5:30pm
I have a great business idea.  What do I do now??Kerry RuppIdeation & Launch4:00pm-5:30pm
Intro to the Austin Startup SceneJoshua BaerFunding – Angel/VC/Equity4:00pm-5:30pm
Building Profit And PurposeMaggie MillerMarketing/PR/Social Media4:00pm-5:30pm
The Down & Dirty of Social MediaStephanie HackneyMarketing/PR/Social Media4:00pm-5:30pm
Ramp it Up –  Do You Want to Take Your Business to the Next Level?Darlene TempletonInspirational/Aspirational4:00pm-5:30pm