Jeremiah Owyang, Jacob Mullins, Jeremy Toeman & Clara Shih on Marketing and PR for Early-Stage Startups (Part 1 of 2). Filmed August 5th, 2009 in Palo Alto at the fbFund HQ by Shaun Tai of SHAUN TAI Films (ZTY MEDIA), ©2009.
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ABOUT THE PANEL
Jeremiah Owyang - "As a Web Strategist I strive to define and deliver user and community needs, business goals, and web technology to craft and deliver long term successful web programs for companies... In my day job as a Forrester Analyst, I research the social computing industry, and use this knowledge to help clients make the right decisions."
Jacob Mullins - "Entrepreneur, BizSpark marketing dude, MSFT startup guy, bon vivant."
Jeremy Toeman - "Jeremy Toeman is an expert in digital media and consumer technology. He has spent over 10 years designing, and marketing numerous award-winning consumer electronics products and Web services. Jeremy is currently partner at Stage Two Consulting, a strategic marketing and media relations firm he founded in 2006."
Clara Shih - "Clara Shih (Moderator) - CEO of Hearsay Labs and creator of Faceforce (now Faceconnector), the first business application on Facebook. She recently left her position as Director of Social Networking Alliances and Product Strategy at salesforce.com and is launching her new book The Facebook Era about Facebook and Twitter marketing."
ABOUT FBFUND REV
fbFund is a fund focused on continuing to create incentives for the development of applications on Facebook Platform. Initially, the fund will make available $10 million in capital which may grow over time.
We are forming this fund to help grow the Facebook application ecosystem. By decreasing the barrier to start a company, we hope to entice an even larger group of people to become entrepreneurs and build a compelling business on Facebook Platform. We hope this is also a funding model that other venture capitalists will follow.
For more information, please visit fbFund.com