Hi all — just passing on a special discount for my readers from Vator Splash LA, which is happening June 7th at the Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica (which seems to be the epicenter of technology events nowadays for Los Angeles). More info below:
The popular Vator Splash start-up event comes to LA
What do Peter Thiel, Mark Pincus (Zynga), Tony Hsieh (Zappos), Tim Westergren (Pandora), Dick Costolo(Twitter) have in common? They’ve all spoken at Vator Splash, sharing their advice on what it takes to build a start-up. Vator Splash is the only event dedicated to helping entrepreneurs learn from seasoned and successful entrepreneurs so you can learn from their mistakes and be energized by their determination and will to succeed. It is an event that inspires.
Vator, one of the largest business networks dedicated to high-tech entrepreneurs, is bringing its popular Vator Splash event to Hollywood! It was sold out last year, and this year it’s expected to draw an even bigger crowd.
On the evening of June 7, Vator will be holding its second-annual Vator Splash LA event at The Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica. This upcoming Splash will showcase 10 up-and-coming tech startups (who competed out over well over 100), prominent VCs and angels, and two leading LA-based high-tech entrepreneurs to keynote that have either exited or are queued up to go IPO.
They have a stellar speaker lineup, including the top entrepreneurs, VCs, angels, investors and incubators in LA, such as Scott Painer, founder and CEO of TrueCar, which is positioned go public in the near future and Matt Coffin, who founded Lowermybills and sold it to Experian for $330 million. Hear their lessons and failures about what it takes to build a successful company from launch. Also onstage will be Neal Hansch (Rustic Canyon Partners), Bill Woodward (Anthem Venture Partners),Nate Redmond (Rustic Canyon Partners), Sam Teller(Launchpad), Allen Morgan (Idealab), David Carlick (Rho Capital Partners), David Cremin (DFJ Frontier),Howard Marks (Start Engine), Terence Fung (Senior Corp Dev lead at Zynga), Rick Smith (Crosscut Ventures),David Austin (Media Camp), Paul Bricault (Amplify), Michael Jones (co-founder Science, former CEO of MySpace), Adam Huie (Hatch Labs), Erik Rannala (Mucker Labs), Tom McInerney (entrepreneur and angel investor) and Ezra Roizen (Ackrell Capital).
Use “socal” for a 15% discount, when you register here: http://vatorsplashla2012.eventbrite.com/