Vator, one of the largest business networks dedicated to high-tech entrepreneurs, is bringing its popular Vator Splash event to Santa Monica on Thursday, June 7th!
Past speakers include Peter Thiel, Mark Pincus (Zynga), Tony Hsieh (Zappos), Tim Westergren (Pandora), Dick Costolo (Twitter). It was sold out last year, and this year’s event to be held at The Fairmont Hotel, is expected to draw an even bigger crowd.
Splash LA will showcase 10 up-and-coming tech startups (who competed with over 100 for this opportunity), prominent VCs and angels, and LA-based high-tech entrepreneurs who will be sharing their advice on what it takes to build a start-up, and the mistakes to avoid.
Splash’s stellar speaker lineup includes keynotes by Scott Painter, founder and CEO of TrueCar, and Matt Coffin, who founded LowerMyBills and sold it to Experian for $330 million.
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).
The event runs from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm at the Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica, and includes an open wine bar, snacks and ample time for power networking.
And good news for Silicon Beachers – - VatorSplash LA has agreed to provide a 15% discount. Just use the code ” siliconbeach ” when you register here: http://vatorsplashla2012.eventbrite.com/
Hope to see you there!