2017 Silicon Y'all SaaS & Internet Summit

October 2nd - 4th
Château Élan Winery & Resort

About the Summit

THIS ISN’T AN EVENT. IT’S AN EXPERIENCE WHERE EACH PARTICIPANT HELPS SHAPE THE CONVERSATIONS AND LESSONS.

Founders’ SaaS & Internet Summit is an exclusive gathering of select SaaS and Internet company leaders – registration is limited to 50 CEOs and 10 of the top tech private equity groups and venture capitalists. Attendees engage in strategic discussions about growth, value, and current industry trends.

LEARN from top entrepreneurs in the technology world, while engaging in discussions about relevant challenges and growth strategies from CEOs who have created substantial wealth for themselves and their shareholders.

NETWORK with other executives and entrepreneurs amidst the scenic beauty, rich heritage, and friendly hospitality of the Deep South.

ENJOY Southern cuisine and tradition at its finest during the SaaS & Internet Summit, while you socialize with industry peers.

HEAR from keynote speakers who are blazing trails in the SaaS/Internet industry as they provide first-hand accounts of their experiences, both missteps and successes.

ENGAGE with private equity groups and venture capitalists that are focused on SaaS and Internet businesses.

Silicon Y'all Begins

Past Mentors and Session Leaders

IF YOU ARE THE SMARTEST PERSON IN THE ROOM, YOU ARE IN THE WRONG ROOM.

Ross Croley

MINISTRY BRANDS

David Cusimano

ACCEL­-KKR

Robert Faber

BALLAST POINT VENTURES

Marco Ferrari

PROVIDENCE EQUITY

Matt Hamilton

SUMMIT PARTNERS

Santhosh Keshavan

REGIONS FINANCIALS

John Leonard

WELLS FARGO CAPITAL FINANCE

Stewart Lynn

SERENT CAPITAL

Matthew Picciano

ALPINE INVESTORS

Chris Speltz

BANKRATE

Rob Tanner

BYTOWN HOLDINGS

James Tieng

QUAD PARTNERS

Bryce Youngren

POLARIS PARTNERS

Alex Stratoudakis

Warburg Pincus

Past Participants

SILICON Y’ALL SUMMIT PARTICIPANTS ARE A CAREFULLY CURATED AUDIENCE OF INFLUENCERS.

Summit Highlights

2016

2015

2014

What Past Participants Are Saying

The quality of an event is in direct proportion to the quality of people in attendance.

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2017 Agenda

Day One

Day Two

Day Three

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Register and Revel – Check in, relax, and enjoy the resort’s offerings before the welcome reception
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Welcome Reception and Dinner – Cocktails with dinner following
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Fireside Chats
6:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Breakfast
7:00 AM – 12:00 PM
4th Annual Golf Scramble
7:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sporting Clay Shootout
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Morning Spa Sessions 
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Private Culinary Demonstration
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Buffet lunch and opening remarks
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Interactive Kickoff 
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Break
Pod 1
4:00 PM – 4:20 PM
Educational Session
4:20 PM – 4:40 PM
Educational Session
4:40 PM – 5:00 PM
Breakout Sessions on Pod 1
Pod 2
5:00 PM – 5:20 PM
Educational Session
5:20 PM – 5:40 PM
Educational Session
5:40 PM – 6:00 PM
Breakout Sessions on Pod 2
6:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Southern Bash – Relax with your peers while enjoying a Deep South cuisine
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Working Breakfast – Enjoy a Southern breakfast buffet
8:40 AM – 9:00 AM
Educational Session
Pod 3
9:00 AM – 9:20 AM
Educational Session
9:20 AM – 9:40 AM
Educational Session
9:40 AM – 10:00 AM
Breakout Sessions on Pod 3
Pod 4
10:00 AM – 10:20 AM
Educational Session
10:20 AM – 10:40 AM
Educational Session
10:40 AM – 11:00 AM
Breakout Sessions on Pod 4
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Break
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Educational Session
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Break
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Investor Panel Lunch and Learn
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM
Closing Remarks
3:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Depart – Shuttles available

Formal events and activities end at 2:45 PM, but feel free to join many attendees who stay longer and continue to build relationships, exchange ideas, and enjoy the natural and cultural beauty of the area.

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