Entrepreneurs Conference May 11th

Entrepreneurs Conference May 11th

Please join us at the Entrepreneurs Conference “Vision in Action” at UCLA on May 11th. Here are some of the reasons why you should check it out:

  • VC Mark Suster, GRP Parnters, will be the keynote speaker.
  • Our Founder, Giang Biscan, will be speaking on the “Managing Growth” panel.
  • $1,000 Fast Pitch Competition – judged by John Babcock, Partner at Rustic Canyon, Sam Teller, Managing Partner at Launchpad LA, and others.
  • Early Bird Registration Discount has been extended to April 28
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Interview of Jad Meouchy and Jason Hitchcock of BrandStand

Interview of Jad Meouchy and Jason Hitchcock of BrandStand

BrandStand is a startup building an image surveying tool to help brands identify effective and targetted images for ad campaigns. The founders, Jad Meouchy and Jason Hitchcock, graduated from StartEngine 1st accelerator program.

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Interview of Jason Crilly, Founder of PageWoo

Interview of Jason Crilly, Founder of PageWoo

Jason Crilly is a Founder of PageWoo, a technology platform that allows businesses to create mobile-friendly landing pages for their advertisements.  Despite the rise in mobile content consumption, advertisers often struggle to reach high conversion due to the lack of quality mobile landing pages.  PageWoo provides optimized pages with fast loading time, clear calls to action, flexibility in customization and tracking analytics that helps businesses achieve their marketing goals.  

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An interview of Richard Sudek, an Angel Investor

An interview of Richard Sudek, an Angel Investor

Below is our note from a portion of the interview of Richard Sudek, an angel investor and director of the Leatherby Center at the Chapman University.  The interview was conducted by JJ Richa, Managing Director at Trenchant Ventures, LLC – a private equity firm with concentration on distressed business acquisition and restructuring.

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TrueTalkLA

TrueTalkLA

Please join us here with our chatroom host, Alana Joy, a digital strategist, for the live streaming of TrueTalkLA event today at 7pm PST.

Topics to be presented:
– Are You Sexy Enough … to Attract Investors?
– 5 Small Steps to Selling Big
– Working with Nerds: Bridging the Communication Gap

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Interview of Hank Leber, Founder of GonnaBe

Interview of Hank Leber, Founder of GonnaBe

Hank Leber is the Founder of GonnaBe, a social media social networking app that helps you share your plans with your friends to tell them where you are going to be. In this interview, Hank shares with us about the app, his team and what it is like to graduate from the first class of StartEngine accelerator.

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Video of DigitalLA RealTech Startup Showcase 2

Video of DigitalLA RealTech Startup Showcase 2

More than a dozen startups with a good and green theme presented at Kevin Winston’s DigitalLA second RealTech Startup Showcase on April 3rd 2012 at V Lounge in Santa Monica, with an inspiring keynote by Paige Craig, an angel investor and CEO of BetterWorks, reminding entrepreneurs to support their employees, LA’s tech community, and each other.

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Event April 11th, 7pm PST – TrueTalkLA

Event April 11th, 7pm PST – TrueTalkLA

Following on the heels of a highly successful inaugural event, our partner TRUE TALK LA is back with its second installment of the critically acclaimed networking and connecting event. TRUE TALK is a forum where Southern California thought leaders from a variety of industries come together, socialize and share ideas.

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Live webcast April 3rd & 4th – OnDemand 2012 by AlwaysOn network

Live webcast April 3rd & 4th – OnDemand 2012 by AlwaysOn network

OnDemand 2012 is where the top Internet companies disrupting the enterprise square off with the incumbent players pioneering cloud computing and SaaS. This two day executive event features high-level debates on how the Internet is disrupting how companies—from small businesses to large enterprises—create, store, distribute, analyze, and take advantage of their mission-critical data. OnDemand also showcases the top entrepreneurial CEOs who are revolutionizing the way the enterprise is radicalized by the Internet.

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Live webcast April 3rd 8pm PST – Digital LA – RealTech Start-up Showcase 2

Live webcast April 3rd 8pm PST – Digital LA – RealTech Start-up Showcase 2

You’ll feel good discovering the social good / green startups at our second Digital LA – RealTech Startup Showcase, featuring startups from three of LA’s incubators: StartEngine, Amplify, and Launchpad.
– Keynote by Paige Craig, investor and CEO of employee perks BetterWorks
– Presentations by five startups with a good/green for Earth Day theme: ParkMe, Organic Authority, Vloggo, and OneGoodLove, plus the fifth audience choice

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Discount tickets to OnDemand 2012

Discount tickets to OnDemand 2012

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 to secure your spot at OnDemand 2012 with a 50% discount on registration
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Check out who will be speaking at OnDemand 2012: Where the Internet Meets the Enterprise, taking place at HP Executive Briefing Center in Cupertino, CA April 3rd – 4th, 2012.You have a chance to register with a 50% discount on registration to attend OnDemand 2012, we encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity!
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Interview of Paul Bricault, Founder/Managing Director of Amplify.LA

Interview of Paul Bricault, Founder/Managing Director of Amplify.LA

Amplify.LA is a new startup accelerator in Los Angeles that provides $50K seed funding, office space and hands-on mentorship to tech startup entrepreneurs. Paul Bricault, Founder of Amplify.LA, was a partner at Greycoft Venture and a veteran startup investor, with an impressive portfolio of such companies as Beach Mint, Burstly, ContextLogic, Gamesalad, Needly, Mtime, Pose and Wide Orbit. In this interview, Paul shared with us the grand vision for Amplify.LA in shaping the Los Angeles tech startup ecosystem and the investment philosophy used in selecting startups to the program.

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Amplify.LA event “Fundraising & the Process of Selling your company”

Amplify.LA event “Fundraising & the Process of Selling your company”

Amplify is a hands-on startup accelerator and multi-faceted entrepreneurial campus in Los Angeles. They are hosting a sold-out panel on “Fundraising & the Process of Selling Your Company” this Weds (3/21) at 6:30pm PST. You can catch the live webcast of the event right here.

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Live webcast March 20th 4pm PST – StartEngine Accelerator Demo Day

Live webcast March 20th 4pm PST – StartEngine Accelerator Demo Day

LA-based startup accelerator StartEngine is bringing together its first class of startups with 100+ investors from San Francisco and Los Angeles at its first demo day. This is the live webcast of the Demo Day.

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Interview of Michael Khalili, Founder of SkimThat

Interview of Michael Khalili, Founder of SkimThat

Michael Khalili is the founder of SkimThat, an online community that helps you stay current with the world happenings daily by cutting through often-long-winded news articles to provide you with the most important details succintly. Michael has been a professional developer since the age of 17 and was the co-founder of Bradford & Reed, a successful online greeting card company. In this interview, Michael shared with us his vision for SkimThat when he just launched the community a few months ago.

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Interview of Sam Teller, Managing Director of Launchpad.LA

Interview of Sam Teller, Managing Director of Launchpad.LA

Launchpad.LA is the startup accelerator and mentorship program founded by renowned VC Mark Suster.  The organization has an amazing track record with its graduating entrepreneurs.  Since its inception 2.5 years ago, it has already provided support to 23 tech startups, among which 19 of them have received further funding, and 5 of them have already been acquired.  The current class has 10 up and coming startups.  

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Interview of Anibal Damiao, Founder of InfluAds

Interview of Anibal Damiao, Founder of InfluAds

Anibal Damiao is the Founder of InfluAds, a recently launched web advertising network that displays only one single and relevant ad on publisher websites, then match the relevant advertisers to the publishers.  Some of the publishers and clients that are currently using InfluAds include Venture Hacks, Answers OnStartups, Kiss Metrics, Visual Complexity and more.

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Interview of Phil Michaelson, Founder of KartMe

Interview of Phil Michaelson, Founder of KartMe

KartMe, helps people save and share expertise. In one spot you can keep travel tips, recipes, reading lists, wishlists, bookmarks and more. Members have organized over 12,000 links, products, recipes and places in over 2,000 lists. Unlike other sites, KartMe helps foodies, shoppers, travelers, and wedding planners take action by putting deals, maps and pictures at their fingertips. KartMe has won a “Staff Pick” from Apple and been covered in The Washington Post and TechRadar.

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Interview of Kelly Fallis, Founder of RemoteStylist

Interview of Kelly Fallis, Founder of RemoteStylist

Kelly Fallis is the Founder of RemoteStylist, an online interior design & home decor company. In her interview, Kelly talks about her experience with RemoteStylist.com (her second entrepreneurial venture), provides important insights to aspiring entrepreneurs, and discusses the challenges that she’s had to overcome to build RemoteStylist.com.

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