Disruptathon Social Media in DC
During the networking session, I was lucky enough to meet some very interesting people with huge visions. The ones I met tend to be more tech oriented professionals, and worked in all types of different industries. One thing that they all had in common was that they all seemed very passionate about what they did. The IT focused contacts I've made enthusiastically talked about the really cool new features on their websites. The people I especially enjoyed talking to were the ones that are more business focused in the IT world. They understood their business models, they understood their data, and they understood their customer demographics. We started getting into in-depths talk about lifetime value per new acquisition, marginal cost per new customer, conversion rate of the website and so on.
The presentation session was fun, it was around 20 entrepreneurs talking about their businesses for 2 minutes each. All of them were very innovative, and the two below especially caught my eye: