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Terms of Use


Startup 48 will honor refund requests up to 14 days prior to the first day of the event. We do not offer refunds after this deadline due to the need to pre-purchase food, drinks, and supplies. If your ticket is not eligible for a refund, we encourage you to transfer it to another individual. 

In the unlikely case that Startup 48 is cancelled, the event will be rescheduled and your ticket will remain valid. Refunds can be requested for the ticket amount. Startup 48 will not be liable for additional expenses such as but not limited to transportation and lodging.


All refund and transfer requests should be sent via email to Be sure to include your full name, and best way to contact you.



Startup 48 is an event all about sharing: sharing ideas, methodologies and lessons. If you are truly concerned about your ideas or intellectual property being stolen, please reconsider your participation in Startup 48. As a member of the start up community, and by registering and attending Startup 48, you agree to be inclusive of any and all people and their ideas. You agree to act professionally, treat everyone with respect, and treat the event facilities with care. You agree that you are responsible for any accidents or damages that you cause. You also agree not to hold Startup 48, your organizing team, or any of the event sponsors and/or supports liable for any loss, damage, injury, or any other unforeseeable incident.


Startup 48 is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Harassment includes, but is not limited to: offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion; sexual images in public spaces; deliberate intimidation; stalking; following; harassing photography or recording; sustained disruption of talks or other events; inappropriate physical contact; and any unwelcome sexual attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.


If a participant engages in harassing behavior, conference organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the event. If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns regarding violations of this policy, please contact an organizer of Startup 48 immediately. Event participants and website users are subject to this policy at this conference and all conference-related social event.



By participating in Startup 48, each Participant grants Startup 48, the Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corporation, and its licensees, successors and assigns a non-exclusive, perpetual, non-cancelable, royalty free, fully paid up, worldwide right and license to edit, modify, adapt, translate, exhibit, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer of, reproduce, copy, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display and otherwise use all and/or any part of such Participant’s names, likenesses, photographs, voices and images of all persons referenced and/or appearing in materials generated at the event, without limitation, anywhere in the world in any form (tangible or intangible, permanent or ephemeral, including, without limitation, audio, video, print, electronic, written, and photographic) and via any transmission medium (including, without limitation, television, radio, Internet, and print) now existing or that may exist in the future for advertising, trade, promotion, publicity and other related purposes without compensation and without notice to or consideration, review or approval from Participant.


Each Participant further agrees to (i) be questioned or interviewed (whether in person or by other means such as email or phone), filmed and/or photographed and available for interviewing, filming, photography and for other public relations, marketing and promotional activities associated with the Event, as reasonably required and directed by Startup 48, (ii) allow Startup 48 to make contact with the Participant (whether in person, by phone, email or otherwise) for the purpose of requesting further information from the Participant in relation to their participation or for any other purpose related to Startup 48.


Each Participant represents and warrants that neither its participation, nor Startup 48's exercise of any of the rights granted to it under these Terms will (a) infringe or violate any rights of any third party or entity, including, without limitation, those relating to patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, moral rights, mask works, defamation, privacy, publicity, false light, misappropriation, confidentiality, and/or any contractual or other rights recognizable under any applicable law, rule, regulation, ordinance, judgment or decree (collectively, “Law”), or (b) otherwise violate any applicable Law.

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