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VIP Plenary & Reception

VIP Plenary & Reception

Join NewCo Founder John Battelle for a mix of 1:1 conversations and more— all with the smart people behind some of San Francisco’s most exciting host companies. Then, sip cocktails and network with like-minded NewConians.


Ideas, Insights and Inspiration

NewCo is introducing a new way to connect with the people leading the Bay Area’s most interesting and successful businesses. The MasterClass series enables attendees to learn from masters in the trade, who will offer strategies and advice, plus an open forum for discussion. Tickets are limited and classes will be held on Monday, February 6th, 2017 at the landmark St. Regis in San Francisco.


Volunteer for NewCo Bay Area

If you are interested in participating as an event ambassador for the NewCo Bay Area festival, please complete the form and we will be in touch to confirm.

NewCo Spotlight: Faraday Bikes

These Electric Bikes Will Make You Smile

Bicycles trim our waistlines, brighten our commutes, help make our cities cleaner and more vibrant, and bring a smile to our faces. So They designed an electric bike with one simple goal: Give more people more to smile about. Sign up to attend the NewCo Bay Area festival to choose from Faraday Bikes and 130+ of the Bay Area’s most intriguing companies to visit.

  • The NewCo Experience

    John Battelle Explains the NewCo Experience

    Since 2012, NewCo festivals have welcomed over 30,000 attendees into the offices of 1,500 innovative organizations. Attending a NewCo festival is a remarkable experience! It’s like a passport into the true culture of businesses changing the face of cities as diverse as Istanbul, Mexico City, New York, Austin, San Francisco, Barcelona, and Shanghai. Our "inside out" model is simple: Pick your city. Get your ticket. Choose which companies you want to explore.

  • Rickshaw Bagworks Brings Manufacturing Back

    Rickshaw Bagworks Brings Manufacturing Back

Global NewCo Partners

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 Bay Area Advisory Council

  • Brandee Barker
    Co-Founder and Partner, The Pramana Collective
  • Bryan Meehan
    Executive Chairman, Blue Bottle Coffee
  • Chris Albinson
    Managing Director, Founders Circle Capital
  • Cory Johnson
    Anchor & Editor-at-large, Bloomberg Television
  • Dan Preston
    CEO, Metromile
  • Douglas Boxer
    President, Boxer & Associates, Inc.
  • Eric Ryan
    Co-Founder of Olly PBC and Method
  • Erica Kisch, LCSW
    Executive Director, Compass Family Services
  • Francesca Vietor
    Environmental Program Officer, The SF Foundation
  • Jana Rich
    Managing Director, Russell Reynolds Associates
  • Jeff Huber
  • Jennifer Pahlka
    Founder and Executive Director, Code for America
  • Jessica Alter
    Founder, Founder’s Dating
  • Joel Makower
    Chairman and Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group
  • Jonathan Weber
    Editor at Large
  • Jordan Shlain
    Founder/Chairman, Healthloop
  • Kara Goldin
    Founder and CEO, hint® inc.
  • Kathy Savitt
    President, Digital at STX Entertainment
  • Lane Becker
    Co-Founder, Get Satisfaction
  • Lawrence Williams
    Principal, Capture10
  • Louis Beryl
    CEO + co-founder, Earnest
  • Marc Fenigstein
    CEO & Co-Founder, Alta Motors
  • Mark Dwight
    Founder & CEO, Rickshaw Bagworks
  • Mark Silva
    Founder & CEO, KITE
  • Max Ventilla
    CEO, AltSchool, PBC
  • MC Hammer
  • Mike Driscoll
    CEO & Co-Founder, Metamarkets
  • Nancy Hellman Bechtle
    Board Member, Charles Schwab Corp
  • Scott Bryan
    President, Imagine H2O
  • Tim O’Reilly
    Founder and CEO, O’Reilly Media
  • Tina Sharkey
  • Tony Conrad
    Founding Team, True Ventures
  • Zander Lurie
    Interim Executive Chairman, SurveyMonkey & SVP of Entertainment, Go Pro