Venture Capital Advice from Founder

Venture Capital Advice from Founder
Adeo Ressi
Read the recent Wired article about Adeo Ressi

In just a few weeks another Next Web Conference 2008 will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. We will have a great group of inspiring speakers such as Robert Scoble, Gil Penchina, Nova Spivack, Werner Vogels and Leah Culver.

Next to these speakers 24 selected start-ups will present themselves in short (5 minute) presentations. The best and most talented start-ups get a chance to pitch their company to an international crowd of early adopters, journalists and VCs on main stage.

But today we can announce another great keynote speaker: Adeo Ressi from

We are very happy that Adeo will join us in Amsterdam and expect a lot from his keynote., a Web site that lets entrepreneurs rate, compare and criticize venture capitalists, has dramatically changed the Venture Capital landscape. It has given entrepreneurs a view into a world previously hidden.

Adeo has some very insightful advice for starting (and seasoned) entrepreneurs so don’t miss this presentation!

More about Adeo Ressi:

Adeo Ressi is The Founding Member of, an online resource for CEO’s to research, rate, and review venture funds worldwide. Adeo serves on the Board of the X PRIZE Foundation, a non-profit chartered to inspire human achievements through competition, joining a recognized group of Trustees that includes Larry Paige, Craig Ventor, Elon Musk, and Dean Kamen, among others. Mr. Ressi is a serial entrepreneur, focused on launching companies in new markets. Over the course of his career, Adeo was an early pioneer in the growth of the World Wide Web, an advocate for the burgeoning private space exploration industry, and a champion of casual games and related entertainment. Mr. Ressi’s affable and honest business style has helped him to build and grow companies from inception to market leadership.

Here are all the currently confirmed speakers:

Werner VogelsWerner Vogels
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of
Robert Scoble.Robert Scoble
Tech Geek Blogger & Author ‘Naked Conversations
Gil PenchinaGil Penchina
CEO Wikia. Formerly vice president and general manager, international at eBay.
Leah CulverLeah Culver
Co-founder and Lead Developer of Pownce, a social messaging application.
Nova SpivackNova Spivack
Technology visionary and entrepreneur. Currently CEO and Founder of Radar Networks.
Adeo RessiAdeo Ressi
The Founding Member of, an online resource for CEO’s to research, rate, and review venture funds worldwide.

The Early Bird discount (Save €200!) will expire on March 1 and the conference is limited to 750 people so make sure you reserve your ticket soon.

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