We'll have a range of experts speaking on all the things you need to know to start a company: what makes a good startup idea and where to get them; what to look for in a co-founder; how to get angel and VC funding; how to incorporate a company and what agreements founders should have among themselves; when and how to apply for patents; what can go wrong in a startup; what acquirers look for; and how the acquisition process works.
Mark Coker has a good write-up of yesterdays Startup School 2006 at Stanford. Audio archives will be available later this week. Organiser Paul Graham has penned an essay post the event titled The Hardest Lesson for Startups to Learn. Tim O'Reilly shares the key takeaways from his talk on his weblog. Heres hoping more such one day events become common place throughout the world in the not too distant future.