Ron Conway, Special Advisor, SV Angel, uses his instincts to consistently choose winners when investing in start-ups.
He has or is an advisor to powerful and innovative technology companies including: Twitter, Digg, Ask Jeeves, Rupture (now an EA company), Associated Content, Facebook, RockYou, Zappos, Trulia, StumbleUpon, Plato, and Photobucket, among MANY others.
Featured in Gary Rivlin’s book The Godfather of Silicon Valley: Ron Conway and the Fall of the Dot-coms, Ron is described as ‘the man who has placed more bets on Internet start-ups than anyone else in Silicon Valley.’
In this conversation, moderated by John Battelle, Conway speaks on the war for engagement, what he thinks successful entrepreneurs should focus on first, and the change he believes must happen in the industry.
This was recorded at this year’s Conversational Marketing Summit, New York, held in partnership with Internet Week NY, and the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB).
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