Venture Summit West contacted me a few weeks ago about applying for a chance to pitch at their conference. The website looks like a lot of VCs will be in attendance. I filled out the application, and they replied saying I won a spot, but I would have to pay $400 to attend. Now today I got another email from them saying I've been accepted to come for free. It seems a bit shady to me, especially after googling and finding stuff like this:
So, FD community, has anyone ever had any experience with this Venture Summit, or the Young Startup organization that puts it on?