Connecting Startups to Silicon Valley Investors
APPLY TO SPEAK
There is no fee to speak and sponsorship is not required. We select dynamic, knowledgeable speakers based on expertise, company affiliation, speaking experience, and their knowledge of proposed topics. We begin to accept speakers two months before each event until two weeks before, until all spots are filled. There is no hard deadline.
TO APPLY TO SPEAK:
Send an email with “Speaker” in the subject line with speaker name, title, bio, areas of expertise, bio, suggested topics, contact info for speaker and PR handler.
Send to Speakers@AngelLaunch.com
Because of the volume of submissions, we are not always able to respond to every person who wishes to speak. If you have not heard from us within a week, please feel free to follow up with an email or a call.
We offer these types of speaking opportunities:
Keynotes recognized as leaders in their fields for senior executives
Fireside chats featuring in-depth interview with prominent journalist
Panel discussions and roundtables led by moderator
Presentations and demos
Facilitate small group discussions after session
Case studies presented by vendors and end users
We consider companies at all stages – from Fortune 500 companies, mid-tier, startups with innovative technologies, and newly launched. There is no fee required to speak. Panel and keynote speakers are expected to use their platform to discuss the topic at hand, not make a sales pitch for their company, products or services.
We also offer sponsored demos and workshops where you can focus on your own products and services. Sponsors have an opportunity to speak and give a presentation. If that interests you, please visit our sponsorship page.
HOW TO PRIORITIZE SPEAKING CONSIDERATION:
Our speaker committee will decide which sessions to place you on at our discretion. However, we will give priority to some submissions to select their session. If you are a professional service provider or vendor (such as law firm or consultant) or tech solution provider (like web services or software application), we encourage you to invite an end user client to speak with you.
For instance, if you are a law firm and have an attorney who wants to speak, you would invite your client to speak on the same panel. You can offer either on a panel or a case study showing the client’s strategy and how you implemented your product or service.
Here is how this works: You have a client such as entertainment property or consumer brand. You advise us of the client; we approve them. You then invite them to speak either on a panel or case study. If they agree to speak; you can speak as well. There is no fee and you both receive a comp ticket.
We consider these types of speakers:
• Academic and university professors
• Book Authors
• Business and corporate executives
• Service Providers-law, accounting,.recruiting
• Media and trade organizations
• Press, analysts and bloggers as moderators
Here are some examples you might offer:
Attracting Venture capital
Raising early stage funding
Developing a Pitch
Prospecting for Customers
Future trends and new technologies to watch
Compelling new business models
How to monetize Social Media and Social Networks
Advertising using social media
Media, entertainment, TV, Film, Cable, Games
Social Media & PR
Mobile apps, Android, iPhone, Blackberry and devices
Launching Social TV Services, Features and Applications