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3:00-4:30 Intro to John Borthwick
4:30-7:00 Total NY Launch Party and Johns History
7:00-10:00 How BetaWorks Works
10:00-12:00 How long and how much money does it take to incubate an idea at BetaWorks?
12:00-14:00 Summize twitter search engine, history and pivot
14:00-22:00 How pivoting becomes easier with time and experience / Firefly overview and lesssons learned
22:00-25:00 The Chartbeat Pivot
25:00-27:00 Viewer Question: How does equity and financing work at BetaWorks
27:00-29:00 Other BetaWorks Investments
29:00-30:00 How Bit.ly beat the other guys and scaled up for practically no money
31:00-34:00 The V.C. and investment model is broken!
34:00-36:00 How Firefly differs from ChartBeat
36:00-38:00 Is Chatbeat too Cheap? How do you get pricing right?
38:00-41:00 What Role does NYC play into Betaworks strategy?
41:00-45:00 How to manage competitive sites and the risk of being X'ed out
45:00-47:00 How Jason sold his company to AOL thanks to John.
50:00-51:00 Send Grid Ad
52:00-1:09 News With Kathy Choi
i-phone comes to Verizon!
Bump gets $16m in funding
Etsy set to make $50m in 2011