The Princeton Entrepreneurs Network will be hosting a panel on entrepreneurism on May 11th at the Cooley Godward Kronish offices in Chinatown.

Come join us, it'll be a great event.  I'll have video of the panel posted here afterwards.  Here are event details:


The First 500 Days: IT Startups

PEN-DC is kicking off the spring season with an evening focused on the world of early stage technology startups.  Interested in learning from the entrepreneurs?  Considering whether to take the plunge? Looking for an opportunity to network with peers?  Join us for our panel discussion and networking event!

Date:  May 11th, 2010.  6:30-8:30 PM

Speakers

Camilo Acosta '06 - Root Orange.  www.rootorange.com.  Regional domain names - ex. lease a premium domain (telephones.com) locally.

Brandt Squires - Logik.  www.logik.com.  eDiscovery (finding and sorting electronic records in court cases and other settings) processing with proprietary software.  Previously at LivingSocial.

Daniel Odio - PointAbout.  www.pointabout.com.  iPhone, iPad, and Android apps either custom-made or through DIY software called AppMakr.  Also involved in several networking roles in DC area (www.1410Q.com networking space).

Moderator - Josh Girvin (Novak Biddle)

Location

Cooley, Godward, Kronish

777 6th Street, NW

Suite 1100

Washington, DC 20001

Theme

Common theme of speakers is early stage technology startups

Target Audience

Early stage startup entrepreneurs

Would be entrepreneurs who need a little push to "take the plunge"

Event Goal

Connect at least one "would-be" entrepreneur with the people, resources or courage to "take the plunge"

Example Moderator Questions:

Where did you get the idea for your company?

When did you know that you had something worth quitting your day job?

Who did you approach for initial funding?

How did you know how much to raise?

How long did you operate before taking a salary?

When did you decide to spend money on defending IP?

Format

6:30 pm begin

30 minute networking/welcome period

45 minute panel discussion led by moderator (with ~3-5 minute intro from each panelist)

15 minute Q&A session

30 minute networking

Admission

$10 pre-register at http://pendc.eventbrite.com/