To make my travel to BarCampMoney NYC easier, which took place on the 40th floor of 1301 Avenue of the Americas on Saturday, April 12, 2008, I packed only my iPhone and did not haul my PowerBook into Manhattan. The following is a collection of what I tweeted during the event:
08:42 AM Did I mention BCMNYC is being held on top of the world? Pix going to my fb page.
09:29 AM FreshmanFund.com is going to help parents and friends put money into 529 plans for college.
10:14 AM In on session about FiLife a new community with info about personal finance. Joint venture between IAC and Dow jones. Launches soon.
10:32 AM David Rose explaining difference between VCs and Angel Investors
10:41 AM David Rose explains Angel Groups fit between individual Angels and large VCs.
10:49 AM AngelSoft rocks for both angels and entrepreneurs.
11:47 AM discussion is Ultra Light biz startups ala Digg and Truemors.
01:25 PM Hank Williams has contributed a lot of good stuff to this camp. His blog is whydoeseverythingsuck.com
02:33 PM Early stage biz investor Jay Levy says now is a great time to start/build a company.
02:55 PM Hank Williams is leading a session on the problem with Chris Anderson’s the Free Economy. What do you replace the revenue with?
03:05 PM it’ll never get old when two helicopters fly by at eye level.
03:08 PM Hank Williams just said “freetards” and the whole room laughed.
03:23 PM room getting rowdy and fiesty debating the economics of Free. Awesomeness. Hank Williams is a good agitator.
Huge props to Jonah Keegan for spearheading a very, very successful inaugural BarCampMoneyNYC. Turnout was in the neighborhood of 50 people, which should be considered fantastic.