Tuesday September 22, 2020

STARTUP DIARY: To go or not to go to conferences

Are conferences worth the attendance money? In the first of a series of articles on startup life, Richard Rodger analyses his startup's experience.

3rd December, 2012
Richard Rodger, COO and co-founder, nearForm.com

Conferences are like drugs. They give you such a buzz that you just keep spending money on them.

As a company founder, it's not the money you should be worried about. Instead, ask yourself the question - are you getting anything back for your time and mental focus?

As the end of the year approaches, that’s what we in [nearForm](http://www.nearform.com/) have to ask ourselves.

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