If you were one of the fortunate 100 attendees at the beautifully-appointed Silicon Valley Bank auditorium yesterday, you know the answers to the following questions:
1. What is Web 2.0 and what makes Facebook, Meebo and Jajah, Web
2.0 “stars” with a business model to be learned from?
2. How do Web 2.0 companies make money? Exactly what is the business model and revenue stream of Facebook, Meebo and Jajah? What are the innovative ways that a companies like these can give valuable services away for free and still be profitable? How do other companies make money off of Web 2.0 platforms? Do you have to be a pure Web 2.0 company to benefit from Web 2.0 platforms and open solutions?
3. What one piece of advice would you give to entrepreneurs and companies trying to move to Web 2.0?
if you weren't there, you still have a chance to find out the fascinating answers and insights of Christa Quarles, Managing Director at Thomas Weisel Partners, Josh Elman, Platform Program Manager at Facebook, Seth Sternberg, co-founder and CEO of Meebo.com and Michel Veys, Chief Operating Officer of Jajah.
The hour-long panel discussion will be broadcast on KQED FM 88.5 on an upcoming Friday at 8pm and on KLIV Am, 1590 on an upcoming Thursday at 7pm. We'll be posting the exact dates shortly.