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The complete 2024 TC Early Agenda is here!

We are pleased to announce the full agenda, which includes keynote speakers and interactive roundtables. From fundraising insights to growth strategies, join us to explore the startup landscape at TechCrunch Early Stage 2024 on April 25 in Boston.

Don’t miss out – reserve your seat now for an unforgettable experience of learning, connection and inspiration. The price at the door has increased!

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Women in Tech Sunrise Breakfast: How Artificial Intelligence Impacts Founders

  • Lily Lyman, Partner, Underscore VC
  • Rudina Seseri, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Glasswing Ventures
  • Milo Werner, General Partner, Engine Ventures

Choose the right accelerator or incubator

  • Emily Knight, President, Engine Accelerator

The Ins and Outs of Seed Funding – Roundtable

Sponsor: Latham & Watkins

  • Spencer Ricks, Partner, Latham & Watkins
  • Naomi Smith, Attorney at Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Dan Hoffman, Partner, Latham & Watkins
  • Stephen Ranere, Partner, Latham & Watkins

Adapt and evolve: Mastering the chameleon mentality – Roundtable

Sponsor: Prepare 4 VC

  • Christopher Dube, Chief Innovation Officer, Prepare 4 VC
  • Jason Kraus, CEO, Prepare 4 VC

Prepare to raise capital: Capital table best practices to help you close financing quickly

Sponsored by Fidelity Private Equity

  • Kristen Craft, Vice President and Business Partner Manager, Fidelity Private Shares
  • Laura Stoffel, Partner, Gunderson Dettmer
  • Melissa Withers, Founder and Managing Partner, RevUp Capital

Exiting through M&A: What acquirers are looking for and how to prepare for a successful acquisition – Roundtable

  • Dana Louie, Senior Manager, Corporate Development, HubSpot

Capturing investors’ attention in a competitive market: Advice for early-stage startups – Roundtable

  • Sergey Gribov, Partner, Flint Capital

From Founding to Cash: How I Generated an Idea and Started a Company

Sponsored by HomeHQ.ai

  • Oliver Palnau, co-founder and CEO HomeHQ.ai
  • Vinny Romano, co-founder and COO of HomeHQ.ai

Prototype product-market fit

  • Jess Lee, partner at Sequoia Capital

PR 101 For Founders: Brand Strategies to Win Investors, Customers, and Partners — Roundtable

  • Edith Yeung, General Partner, Race Capital

Never raise VC money (and how to keep more of your company if you do) – Roundtable

  • Jake Cohen, Partner, Vinyl Capital

How to build an MVP and navigate the startup complex

  • James Currier, NFX General Partner

Build the investor relationships you need the right way—before you need them

  • Lily Lyman, Partner, Underscore VC

Product Mythbusters: The (actual) right time for early-stage companies to hire a product owner — Roundtable

  • Rachel Weston Rowell, Senior Vice President, Field Product and Technology Center of Excellence, Insight Partners

Expansion Through Chaos: The Art and Science of GTM

  • Paris Heymann, Partner, Index Ventures

How to raise money and make it out alive

  • Tom Blomfield, Partner, Y Combinator Group

Entering Series A: Common pitfalls founders should avoid

  • Alex Kayyal, partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners

Hard Technology for Early Stage Founders: HAX invests in startups solving the toughest problems like climate, industrial independence and healthcare

Sponsored by HAX

  • Susan Schofer, Partner at SOSV and Chief Scientific Officer at HAX
  • Sabriya Stukes, Partner at SOSV and Chief Scientific Officer at IndieBio
  • Duncan Turner, General Partner, SOSV and Managing Director, HAX

How to intelligently calculate your TAM and Wow investors

  • Tobi Coker, Felicis Trading Partner
  • Julia Neagu, co-founder and CEO of Quotient AI
  • Nabiha Saklayen, Co-Founder and CEO of Cellino

How to develop technology and workforce strategies for future rounds

Sponsored by Sand Technologies

  • Brad Stanton, Managing Director, Sand Technologies

Early Stage Financing: Convertible Notes, SAFE and Series Seed Financing

  • Rebecca Lee Whiting, Founder, Epigram Legal PC and General Counsel, Fractional

Venture Capital Pitch Blueprint: Strategies for Success

  • Sara Choi, partner at Wing Venture Capital

Race against time to reach $1M in ARR: Best practices for learning quickly from your publishing partners

  • Rudina Seseri, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Glasswing Ventures

Finance Basics Before Your First Finance Hire: A Founder’s Guide to Early Financial Decisions

  • Dan Kang, Mercury Vice President of Finance

So you think you can market it?

  • Paris Heymann, Partner, Index Ventures
  • Rachel Weston Rowell, Senior Vice President, Field Product and Technology Center of Excellence, Insight Partners
  • Edith Yeung, General Partner, Race Capital

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