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The NewCo Experience

John Battelle Explains the NewCo Experience

Get inside the NewCo experience. During a NewCo festival, host companies invite attendees inside their headquarters, offering an up-close and personal view into how they run their business.

  • 121Giving Baked Crowdfunding into Its Product Marketplace for Charities NewCo NewCo

    NewCo Spotlight

    Austin-based 121Giving is targeting brands and donors who want to help charities procure the goods they need through its ecommerce and crowdfunding platform. Partnering with brands allows for 121Giving to sell its inventory of furniture, medical equipment, food, and more to charities at a discount. Charities can also utilize the platform to crowdfund those purchases. By marrying the two, 121Giving has built transparency into its platform. Donors can see what charities spend donations on, and brands can incorporate philanthropy into their supply chain.

  • Matt Mahan, CEO and co-founder of Brigade

    NewCo Spotlight

    Matt Mahan, CEO and co-founder of Brigade, discusses the company’s mission with NewCo. We also get a peek at the app, a “citizen empowerment platform” that provides tools to help people “participate in voting, advocacy, and awareness-raising to have an impact on political outcomes that affect their lives.”

Global NewCo Partners

“The best thing about being a NewCo host is that the audience members are both intelligent and intensely curious, leading to a great discussion. Afterwards it was amazing to witness the whole company taking part in educating and connecting with the attendees.”

Louis Beryl
Founder & CEO, Earnest

Global Advisory Council

  • Arianna Huffington
    President and Editor-In-Chief, Huffington Post Media Group
  • Brad Feld
    Managing Director, Foundry Group
  • Dick Costolo
  • Fred Wilson
    Founder & Partner, Union Square Ventures
  • Gary Vaynerchuk
    CEO & Founder, VaynerMedia
  • Jason Hirschhorn
    CEO and Chief Curator, The ReDEF Group
  • Jeff Weiner
    CEO, LinkedIn
  • John Borthwick
    CEO, Betaworks
  • Matt Seiler
    President, Studio71
  • Maynard Webb
    Founder, Webb Investment Network
  • Morgan Spurlock
    Founder & President, Warrior Poets
  • Rachel Whetstone
    Sr. VP, Policy & Communications, Uber
  • Ron Conway
    Founder & Managing Partner, SV Angel
  • Steve Papermaster
    Chairman and CEO, Powershift Group

NewCo Austin Advisory Council

  • Amos Schwartzfarb
    Techstars Ventures
  • Barbary Brunner
    CEO, Austin Technology Council
  • Bart Knaggs
    Partner, New Waterloo Partners
  • Ben Gaddis
    Chief Innovation Officer, T3
  • Cam Houser
    CEO, 3 Day Startup
  • Chelsea Collier
    Executive Director, Texans for Economic Progress
  • Claire England
    Executive Director, CTAN
  • Damon Clinkscales
    Founder, Austin on Rails and Austin Open Coffee Club
  • Dan Graham
    CEO, Owner,
  • Eugene Sepulveda
    CEO, Entrepreneur's Foundation
  • Evan Baehr
    Cofounder, Able Lending
  • Gerardo Interiano
    Public Affairs and Government Relations Manager, Google
  • Heather Brunner
    Chief Executive Officer, WP Engine
  • Jan Ryan
    Software Executive, Entrepreneur, Start-up Advisor
  • Jason Seats
    Partner, Techstars Ventures
  • Joshua Baer
    Founder, Executive Director, Board Member, Capital Factory
  • Mark Strama
    Austin Business Manager, Google Fiber
  • Rob Taylor
    Co-founder & CEO, Pivot Freight
  • Sam Decker
    Entrepreneur, Investor, Board Member, Mass Relevance
  • Scott Owens
    Founder & CEO, DoStuff
  • Vuka Austin
    Impact Hub Austin
  • Zoe Schlag
    Founder & Executive Director, UnLtd US