Surviving the Hockeystick Growth: Blessing? Curse?

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Saturday 12th March, 2011

12:30pm to 1:30pm (CST)

Rapid growth is a survival challenge that's killed off many seemingly successful companies (Pointcast? Kozmo?) How can u ride the rocket without falling off? This panel will bring together people who have lived through the ups and super ups and survied to tell you how to build a company that will thrive through the challenges of rapid growth.

LEVEL: Beginner

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Alexis Ohanian

Startup guy: @reddit, @breadpig, @thehipmunk with the aim of making the world suck less. @YCombinator ambassador, investor, speaker, author. #Internet2012 bio from Twitter

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Ben Huh

Teh CEO of Cheezburger (I Can Has Cheezburger?, FAIL Blog, The Daily What, Memebase, Know Your Meme, etc.) bio from Twitter

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Hugh Forrest

Celebrating creativity at SXSW Interactive. Also, Boston Red Sox, good food, exercise when possible and sleep sleep sleep. bio from Twitter

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37 attendees

  • Sachin Agarwal
  • Alexis Ohanian
  • Adam Terror Lindsay
  • Ben Huh
  • Brian Krausz
  • Ross Boucher
  • Calvin Conaway
  • Casey Pugh
  • Christina Ng
  • Christina Xu
  • Colin Schlüter
  • Daniel Levine
  • Geraldine Le Roux
  • Gerard Ramos
  • Héctor Ramos
  • Hugh Forrest
  • Jamie Wilkinson
  • Jeanne Connon
  • Jon Lim
  • José Padilla
  • kickme444
  • Laurel Ruma
  • Chris Carter
  • Malcolm C. Ong
  • Manish Shah
  • ɹǝɯoɹʞ (dılɟ) dılıɥd
  • Pablo Tirado
  • Rachel Mercer
  • Simon Doggett
  • Simon Willison
  • Samuel Ian Rosen
  • Siu Rui Quek
  • Warren S
  • Spencer Fry
  • Randy Stewart
  • TyKisha
  • Vero Pepperrell

20 trackers

  • David Damore
  • Ajay Ramachandran
  • AJ Vaynerchuk
  • Bryan Jones
  • Brian Truax
  • Clementine Gallot
  • Brian Duggan
  • Garry Tan
  • Greg Marra
  • Heather Capri ツ
  • John Manoogian III (jm3)
  • Wade Austin
  • Ben Tesch
  • Mick Darling
  • Niccolo Pantucci
  • Bradley Heilbrun
  • Jason Lewis
  • Paul Maiorana
  • Brett Camper

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Time 12:30pm1:30pm CST

Date Sat 12th March 2011


Salon AB, Hilton Austin Downtown

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