2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Open Bar with Austin’s Best Startups

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After a startup wins a $50,000 investment to move to Austin and the 10 best Austin startups compete for the top spot, you can meet them and mingle with other entrepreneurs and investors. The drinks are on us!

Please register at http://bit.ly/10bestatx


Gordon Daugherty


Capital Factory

After spending the first ten years of his career at brand name companies like IBM and Compaq, Gordon progressively gravitated towards early stage and high growth companies. He spent eight years in the videoconferencing industry, including four years as President of an Israeli-based company that grew from $5M to $36M in a short few years and went public on the Euronext stock market. Gordon has served in an executive capacity over most company functions, but with emphasis on sales, marketing, business development and M&A. He ran corporate development and strategy for Austin-based NetQoS, who grew rapidly to more than $50M before being acquired by CA Technologies for $200M. Through his advisory practice, Shockwave Innovations, and as Director of Capital Factory’s accelerator, Gordon is an active angel investor and startup advisor. He was a founding advisor for digital advertising pioneer MediaMind, who reached a NASDAQ IPO exit in 2010 at a $192M valuation, and sits on the board of Austin startup SwimTopia. Gordon received his Computer Science degree from Baylor University and now having raised three daughters he enjoys competitive swimming and spending time with his wife at their Galveston Island beach house.

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