Quick updates on the LAUNCH Festival can be found here: http://festival.launch.co/
The bigger points:
1. 5,000 folks coming, 2,000 seats in the main room = largest conference in tech!!!
2. Scholarships available for founders, builder, developers and designers.
3. Live crowdfunding for the first time in history!
4. First round of judges… so blessed to get this level of support.
5. Our first Hackathon has $50k in prizes — the most ever!
Thanks to my amazing group of partners including The Social+Capital Partnership, Bing, MailChimp, WSGR, Sequoia Capital, Google, CRV, Zelkova, Yammer, Media Camp, DFJ, DYN, Treehouse, Silicon Valley Bank, Media Temple, NewAer, Tokbox, FilePicker, Plantronics, Docstoc.