Happy Friday: 100 More Tickets Released for July 30 Summer Party

July 16, 2010

We’re releasing another 100 tickets now to our July 30 summer party at August Capital. Act fast if you want one, these things sell out in less than an hour.

If you don’t get a ticket, don’t email me begging for one. Come to our Social Currency Crunchup earlier that day instead. A ticket to the CrunchUp gives you entry to the party afterwards.

We’ve got a great lineup of startups and investors ready to explore the rapidly growing realms of social commerce, the local Web, Geo, and game mechanics.

  • Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman and Google VP of Product Management John Hanke (who is in charge of Google Places, Google Maps, Google Earth, and local search) will discuss how the Web is taking over the Yellow Pages for local businesses and how mobile is accelerating that trend.
  • Groupon CEO Andrew Mason will explain what’s behind the explosive growth of social buying talk about how the online coupon business is changing with News America Marketing president Chris Mixson.
  • Twitter product manager Shiva Rajaraman (who runs @earlybird), Foursquare’s biz dev dynamo Tristan Walker, and CityGrid Media’s Kara Nortman will discuss how social media and commerce can go hand-in-hand.
  • Tapulous founder (and now Disney Mobile exec) Bart Decrem and SGN CEO Shervin Pishevar will talk about what makes social and mobile games addictive and how game mechanics are filtering beyond games to other types of products.  You can see the full agenda here

Summer Party Details:

July 30, 2010

5:30 – 10:00 pm

2480 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park CA

Get Summer Party Tickets Now @ Eventbrite: $30. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable, based on availability.

And while the summer party is always a lot of fun, we encourage you to spend the whole day with TechCrunch and join our Social Currency CrunchUp at Stanford’s amazing Arrillaga Alumni Center. We have an amazing line up and lots of fun surprises still to be announced. Trust us. And you get expedited fast-pass entry into the summer party at August Capital.

About the Social Currency CrunchUp:

July 30, 2010

9 am – 4:00 pm

Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford University

326 Galvez Street, Palo Alto, CA 94305

Get CrunchUp-Party Combo Tickets Now @ Eventbrite: $295 INCLUDES admission for one (1) to the August Capital party and expedited fast-pass door entry. You DO NOT need to purchase a separate August Capital Party ticket if you purchase a CrunchUp ticket. Tickets are non-transferrable, based on availability. Capacity limited to 500 attendees.

All details here.

Please contact Heather Harde or Jeanne Logozzo for sponsorship opportunities and help support our summer tech fest.

Contact Laura Boychenko to request a press pass.

This post has been written by Erick Schonfeld on Jul 16, 2010 couresy of techcrunch.com.

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