2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Against All Odds: Overcoming Startup Challenges

Monday, March 16
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
500 E 4th St

There’s no way around it – starting a company can be tough, regardless of the funding environment. Entrepreneurs will always be searching for better approaches for getting their companies off the ground faster and as cost effectively as possible. Now, new models to support that objective are being explored and seeing early success, including business accelerators, incubators, virtual companies and crowd funding.

Featuring leaders pioneering these new approaches, this panel will explore the benefits and limitations of each of these models, how startups can take advantage of these approaches, particularly in the tech and biotech industries, and whether these models are sustainable.

Presented by Johnson and Johnson.


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Ethan Perlstein, Ph.d.


Perlstein Lab PBC

Kara Bortone

Head of Company Sourcing

Johnson & Johnson

Laura Entis

Staff Writer

Entrepreneur Media Inc

Lindy Fishburne

Exec Dir

Breakout Labs


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