99U Conference 2013 Speakers

This year's inspiring lineup for the annual spring conference

The speaker line-up for this year’s 99U conference—which we helped co-found with Behance in 2009—was announced earlier today. The conference, set to be held on 2-3 May 2013, will feature talks by Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia, TaskRabbit founder Leah Busque, Hosain Rahman of Jawbone and returning speaker Charlie Todd of Improv Everywhere, as well as other notable creative professionals like author AJ Jacobs of “Drop …

The 99U Conference 2013

Tickets are now on sale for the conference on making ideas happen

Tickets for the 2013 99U Conference (held in New York City 2-3 May 2013) are now on sale. The conference, formerly known as 99%, is inspired by the famous Thomas Edison quotation “Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.” As always, the focus is on making ideas happen, with a speaker series curated by our friends at Behance. Cool Hunting will be helping put together …

99% Conference 2012 Day 2

The conference on idea execution continues

Based on the Thomas Edison quote that “genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration”, we founded the 99% Conference with Behance four years ago to help inspire idea execution. As day two of this year’s conference is underway, we just heard a bit of entrepreneurial insight from Jonathan Adler and Warby Parker co-founder Neil Blumenthal and are now anxiously awaiting the words of design mastermind …