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Saturday, March 8 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Government’s Gamble: The Future of Transportation

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It’s no secret that the transportation industry is changing in big cities. The days of simply hailing a cab are limited, with applications such as Uber, Sidecar and Getaround entering the marketplace – and giving traditional transportation a run for its money. But the government isn't always on board with these new initiatives, and creating struggles for these companies It’s no secret that the transportation industry is changing in big cities. Moderated by TechCrunch's Ryan Lawler, Lightspeed Venture Partners' Justin Caldbeck, Sidecar's CEO Sunil Paul and Getaround's co-founder Jessica Scorpio will discuss how transportation startups can effectively work with government organizations, and the future of the industry outside of big cities.to thrive and survive. Moderated by TechCrunch's Ryan Lawler, Lightspeed Venture Partners' Justin Caldbeck, Sidecar's CEO Sunil Paul and Getaround's co-founder Jessica Scorpio will discuss how transportation startups can effectively work with government organizations, and the future of the industry outside of big cities.

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Justin Caldbeck

PartnerLightspeed Venture PartnersJustin invests primarily in the Internet and mobile sectors with a focus on social media, e-commerce and enterprise software.
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Ryan Lawler

WriterTechCrunchRyan has spent more than five years covering business, technology, and telecom-related subjects for a variety of publications based in New York and San Francisco. Ryan currently works as a writer for TechCrunch.
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Sunil Paul

CEOSidecarSunil guides Sidecar’s vision and values. He is a veteran entrepreneur, a champion of climate reform and a disruptor of the status quo. Sunil’s passion to reinvent transportation dates back over a decade. In 2011, Sunil successfully lobbied the California legislature... Read More →
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Jessica Scorpio

FounderGetaroundJessica founded Getaround, a Silicon Valley startup that is pioneering the concept of peer-to-peer car sharing using mobile technology. Prior to launching Getaround, she completed the Graduate Studies Program at Singularity University, a new graduate program launched... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 5-7 208 Barton Springs Rd