Vator Splash has become one of the must-attend high-tech events, where promising startups are discovered, lessons from prominent founders are learned, views from blue-chip venture capitalists are heard - and wine is continually served.
Save the date: This June 7, 2012 between 4 pm and 11 pm, Splash LA will be back and held at the Highlands Hollywood. Our Early-Bird tickets are nearly sold out. Get them now before they sell out or expire tonight at midnight. Register here.
If you want to participate in the competition or know someone who is interested in competing for the 10 spots and the opportunity to win fame, glory, bragging rights and a lot of cool prizes, join the competition here. It's free to enter.
We're still getting our speaker lineup together. But at the moment, our keynote speakers include top LA-based entrepreneurs: Scott Painter, CEO and founder of TrueCar, which has raised some $250 million in funding and could go IPO this year, Matt Coffin, who founded Lowermybills, which was sold to Experian for $300 million. Listen to these entrepreneurs share their successes and failures on their journey to building their successful businesses.
Our VC speakers and judges include Neal Hansch (Rustic Canyon Partners), Jed Katz (Javelin Venture Partners), Nate Redmond (Rustic Canyon Partners, Paul Bricault (Amplify), Mike Jones (co-founder Science, former CEO of MySpace), Adam Huie (Hatch Labs), Erik Rannala (Mucker Labs), Sam Tellar (Launchpad), Tom McInerney (entrepreneur and angel investor) and Ezra Roizen (Ackrell Capital).
We hope to see you at Splash LA this June.
Remember, get your Early-bird tickets before they sell out, or expire midnight tonight! The demo tables (at the early-bird rate of $350 - including three admission tickets - are the best deals. But they won't last!!!!).
Vator Splash LA is hosted by award-winning journalist Bambi Francisco, founder and CEO of Vator. Investors from top VC firms, such as Andreessen Horowitz, Anthem Venture Partners, Arizona Bay, August Capital, AngelPad, Alsop Louie, Bessemer, Blue Run Ventrues, Blumberg, Bullpen, Canaan, Claremont, CMEA, Crosslink Capital, Crosscut Ventures, DFJ, FirstMark, First Round, Founders Fund, Granite VC, Greycroft, Greylock, Google Ventures, Hummer Winblad, Industry Ventures, Intel Capital, IVP, Jafco Ventures, Javelin Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, Lightspeed, Madrona Venture Group, Mayfield, Mission Ventures, NEA, North Bridge, Norwest, NYC Seed, OpenView Partners, Polaris, Redpoint Ventures, RRE, Scale, Shasta, SoftTech VC, SV Angels, TechStars, VantagePoint, Venrock, Walden VC, and 500 Startups, and more are attending or have attended the Splash events..
Where: The Highlands Hollywood
When: June 7, 2012
Time: 4 pm to 11 pm