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SXSW 2021

Silicon Valley is a State of Mind

Austin has been the fastest growing city in the country for the past 10 years, but COVID-19 has opened the floodgates to Silicon Valley's top entrepreneurs and investors already frustrated by escalating taxes and raging wildfires. Find out why Jim Breyer, of Breyer Capital and first investor in Facebook, chose Austin as Breyer Capital’s second home and why so many others are following in his footsteps. Learn what it takes to get funded by one of the most successful investors in the world.

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  1. Why Austin versus other tech hubs?
  2. How did Breyer Capital get into many of Austin's hottest deals so quickly? Ojo Labs, data.world, DISCO, Eddy... the list is quickly getting long.
  3. What did Jim Breyer see in Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook early on, and how can that help your startup get funded?



Capital Factory, Programs Manager, Capital Factory

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  • Tags: Startups
  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Presentation
  • Track: A New Urgency
  • Level: Advanced
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