April 15, 2013 (Monday)




2:00 PM

Monday Afternoon: Startup America Workshops


Time Description
1:30 Registration
2:00 Welcome & What's Next for Startup America
3:00-4:00 Breakout Discussions and Workshops
4:00-4:15 Break
4:15-5:15 Corporate Connections & Engagement
5:15 Wrap up
6:30 Reception at SeedSpot (Downtown Phoenix)


6:30 PM

Monday Night: Startups & Sunsets

Join Scott Case and champions from across the country for a kickoff reception on the rooftop deck of the Valley's hottest social venture incubator, SeedSpot. Did we mention the chance to experience a true desert sunset!

Beer/wine/appetizers to be served.

Reception Hosted by Brushfire & SeedSpot

GETTING THERE: Metro Light Rail // Thomas & Central Ave. Stop

2828 N. Central Ave. 13th Floor, Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Southeast corner of Central and Thomas.  Enter on the south side of the building.  Look for balloons!

April 16, 2013 (Tuesday)




8:00 AM

ASU Walter Cronkite Building

Tuesday Morning Agenda and Speakers


GETTING TO CRONKITE: 10 minute walk from Palomar Hotel or Metro Light Rail // Van Buren & Central Ave. Stop

555 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004

Join us at 8:00am for a continental breakfast with fresh baked goods from SEED SPOT venture, Stuttering King Bakery, as well as fresh fruit, juices, and of course, pletny of coffee. 

Tuesday Morning Agenda:

Time Description
9:00am Startup America Update

Community Building & Engagement with Jamie Kantrowitz of Launchpad LA

10:30am BREAK
10:45am Welcome from Startup AZ & AZ Ecosystem
11:00am Panel: Lessons from AZ Startup Veterans
12:00pm Head to Lunch

12:00 PM

Valley Youth Theater Lot

LUNCH: Food Truck Round Up

For lunch, we have assembled some of the best local gourmet food trucks the Valley has to offer.

The food trucks will assemble at the Valley Youth Theater -- directly to the east of the Cronkite Building.

You're welcome to hang there or head back west across the street from Cronkite to Civic Space Park.

Menu items will range from $4 - $10

1:30 PM

ASU Walter Cronkite Building

Tuesday Afternoon Agenda and Speakers

Tuesday Afternoon Agenda:

Time Description
1:30pm 1st Startup Region Tactics Session
2:15pm 2nd Startup Region Tactics Session
3:00pm 3rd Startup Region Tactics Session
3:45pm BREAK
4:00pm Big Ideas from the Regions (Sharing Scalable Ideas)
4:45pm-5:15pm Summit Wrap Up & Final Questions

7:00 PM

Happy Hour: Treps Trek to Tempe

GETTING THERE: Metro Light Rail // Mill & 3rd Ave Stop

425 South Mill Ave, suite 201 Tempe, Arizona 85281

A few blocks south on Mill Ave on the north east corner of 5th & Mill.  Entrance off 5th, across from Hooters.


Tempe, Arizona -- home to Arizona State University, Mill Avenue and some of the Valley's hottest startups.

We will kick the night off with a hosted reception at Terralever's Tempe Headquarters.

About Terralever 

Beyond that, Mill Avenue is yours to enjoy!

April 17, 2013 (Wednesday)




8:00 AM

WebPT Breakfast/Tour

Join us Wednesday morning for breakfast and a tour of WebPT, one of Phoenix's hottest and fastest growing startups.

Headquartered in Phoenix's Warehouse District, WebPT and neighboring startup, Mistobox will host breakfast, give a talk about the Phoenix startup community, and showcase some of the history rich buidings in the neighborhood.

WebPT currently occupies two buildings in the Warehouse District, which houses its 100+ employees, with renovations underway on their future home next door.

Sam and Connor from Mistobox might even share a little behind the scenes from their recent stint on SharkTank!

GETTING THERE: 10 minute walk from Palomar hotel, taxi, uber or hitchhike

515 E Grant Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004