|CONFERENCE SESSION :|
|Keynote Address with Dave McClure|
|Date||Wednesday April 24|
|Format||Standard Conference Session|
McClure’s Mountain View, California-based 500 Startups is an Internet startup seed fund and incubator program. McClure has been an investor in over 250 companies including Mint.com, Twilio, Wildfire Interactive, TaskRabbit, SlideShare, Mashery, CreditKarma, SendGrid, KISSmetrics, and MakerBot, among many others. McClure has worked in Silicon Valley for more than two decades, with companies including PayPal, Founders Fund, Facebook, LinkedIn, Simply Hired, O’Reilly Media, Intel, and Microsoft. In 2007 McClure helped teach the nation’s first class on 500 Startups Facebook and social networking platforms, at Stanford University. From 2001 thru 2004, McClure was director of marketing at PayPal (acquired by eBay in 2002), where he started the PayPal Developer Network program.