More LAUNCH Festival Judges! Yossi Vardi, Naval Ravikant, Vivek Wadhwa, Cyan Banister; Applications due Feb 1

We've selected some pretty awesome companies for the LAUNCH Festival at the San Francisco Design Center, March 4-6 -- but we can't tell you about those just yet :-)

What we can tell you is that we have another batch of impressive judges:

Cyan Banister, Zivity
Jeff Eddings, Turner Broadcasting/Media Camp
Dave Goldberg, SurveyMonkey
Clint Gordon-Carroll, Space Monkey
Jeremy Hitchcock, Dyn
Ted Maidenberg, The Social+Capital Partnership
Jason Nazar, Docstoc
Naval Ravikant, AngelList
Demain Sellfors, Media Temple
Mark Siegel, Menlo Ventures
Greg Tseng,Tagged
Yossi Vardi, investor    
Vivek Wadhwa, Singularity University & Washington Post columnist

PLUS a few more folks for the Grand Jury, the dedicated group that sees every demo over the three days:

Brian Alvey, Ceros
Steve Chen, angel & owner, 5A5 Steak Lounge
Adeo Ressi, Founder Institute

The full list of judges & jury here:

Our Feb 1 deadline is just a week away, so don't wait to apply if you have something awesome that will be ready to launch by March 4:

We've got space for more awesome developers, designers and UI/UX gurus (aka builders), who can join us for FREE. Apply here.

Support the builders and secure VIP treatment for the Festival -- just $995!

Thanks to the new partners of the event!
(There’s still time to reach the 5,000 entrepreneurs/developers/startups that are going to be there. Email --
 * AWS (
 * Docstoc (
 * FusionPR (
 * Google Developers (
 * MaRS (
 * Media Temple (
 * Menlo Ventures (
 * Micro Ventures (
 * PivotDesk (
 * Silicon Valley Bank (
 * Venture51 (

We also have awesome media partners helping us get out the word. (Want to help? Email

Thank you to
 * Application Developers Alliance (
 * ConnectionSF (
 * (
 * LeanUX (
 * MHacks (
 * SF Music Tech (
 * Startup Product Summit (