The First Steps to Starting a Startup

, An open incubator where ideas meet execution

In this class, lifelong entrepreneur and multiple technology startup expert Philip Rosedale will share real-life best practice, tips and personal stories for creating, building and managing a tech startup.  Philip built electronic gadgets in 4th grade, started his first software company at 17, developed RealVideo, created Second Life, and co-founded Coffee & Power.  He also meditates, boxes, & advises startups, has a secret lab, and is a really nice person.  

This class is for both prospective and current entrepreneurs and will provide a unique look and first person stories on surviving, enjoying, and learning from the experience of creating a startup.

In this class, Philip will cover:

  • The first step: how and why to start a startup
  • (Un)management of a team at different sizes
  • Raising and/or borrowing money and the relationship with investors
  • Fastest and best ways to build technology
There will also be ample time for questions and guided conversation.


As in all pariSoma CoLearning classes, snacks and beverages will be provided!
For most of our classes, the maximum number of students is 19 so get your ticket *now*!

  • The First Steps to Starting a Startup

    PariSoma Innovation Loft

    169 11th Street, San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA

    Wed, June 20th, 2012

    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT

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An open incubator where ideas meet execution

A rising venture capitalist, Aaron Holiday has helped 7 startups raise more than $7M in seed stage capital over the past 9 months. After 6 years on Wall Street building financial trading technology for Goldman Sachs and disruptive technology for GFI Group, Aaron went on to receive an MBA from Cornell. As a lead for eLab, an early stage business accelerator, Aaron has advised companies that have gone on to accelerator programs such as Y-Combinator and Tech Stars. 

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