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LaunchFEST: Doing Deals with Silicon Valley--Attracting Funding, Angels, and Tech Trends

Angel Launch

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

Los Angeles, CA

LaunchFEST: Doing Deals with Silicon...

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
VIP Ticket
Includes seminar, panel, private fastpitch, VIP Investors Dinner, food adn drinks, party
Mar 11, 2015 $20.00 $2.09
Party After 6:30 Mar 11, 2015 $10.00 $1.54
Two VIP Tix, Save $4 Mar 11, 2015 $16.00 $1.87
Your Own Demo Table/1 VIP Tix   more info Mar 11, 2015 $95.00 $6.22
3 Minutes Pitch/ Demo Table/ 1 VIP tix Mar 11, 2015 $95.00 $6.22
5 Minutes Pitch: Demo Table/2 VIP Tix Mar 11, 2015 $135.00 $8.42
6 minutes Pitch/Demo table/3 VIP Tix Mar 11, 2015 $150.00 $9.24
8 minutes Pitch/Demo table/3 VIP TIx Mar 11, 2015 $195.00 $11.72
Shared Demo table (2 to table)/1 VIP Mar 11, 2015 $60.00 $4.29

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Event Details

We only do this event ONCE a year bringing down our best Silicon Valley and San Francisco investors looking to fund startups in LA. Space limited to70 for program, 200 for party.

  • Enjoy dynamic conversations, idea-sharing, panel, and fun networking with new partners or investors over delicous food and drinks party
  • Hear directly from Silicon Valley leaders on the hottest trends; attracting funding from angels; and get private fastpitch
  • Pitch to investors in group setting; or private 2 minutes fast pitch during VIP Investors Dinner

Our meeting room only has room for 70 and over 900 requested a ticket.  Our entire event has room for 200 attendees.  We will give priority to those who buy VIP tickets for admission; and everyone with free tickets will be admitted until we reach capacity.

1. Guaranteed admission to program and party
2. Seating for Seminar and panel with investors
3. Fastpitch Access for 2 minutes private pitch to investors for all attendees
4. Private VIP Dinner reception with investors, includes delicious food and drinks
5. Early admission to party

Use the link to register to pitch. You will get the amount of time, half to use for pitch, and half to use for feedback from investors  So if you get 5 minutes total; you getr 3 to pitch and 2 for comments from judges. You also get a demo table during networking, and comp tickets based on your fee.

Host a demo table for only $95 with Wifi, outlets and free ticket. You can also sponsor for additonal fee which includes speaking to audience; comp ticket; attendee list; and demo table.  Call 310 6216850 or

You will be admitted after 6:30 for networking on rooftop with drinks; excludes venture pitch session or meeting investors or VIP dinner. Space is subject to first come first serve, until we reach capacity


2:00-2:30 Networking and Registration
2:30-3:30  Seminar: Using Crowdfunding for Market Strategy and Raising Funding from Angels
Featuring: Manny Fernandez, Founder,
Learn insider strategies to use crowdfunding for  market research, data gathering and attracting angels and early and mid stage funding.
Angel Investor and founder of DreamFunded and San Francisco Angels Group Manny Fernandez will teach a highly interactive workshop where startups will learn up-to-date knowledge on how to raise money. Learn how to pitch angel investors and raise money through equity crowdfunding     What will be covered:

  • Understand the mindset of an investor.
  • Learn how to create your elevator pitch.
  • Learn how to create a PowerPoint that attracts investors.
  • Learn how to stand out from your competition.
  • Learn how to network with investors.
  • Understand how to use websites such as AngelList and DreamFunded to raise money from angel investors.
  • With the proper planning, your CrowdFunding campaign has a significantly better chance of success.
  • Should you hire consultants

3:45-6:00  Attracting Funding from Angels and VCs in Silicon Valley
This session is limited only to 70 attendees with VIP tickets.  Free ticket holders admitted after 6:30pm.

Web Services, Digital Media, Mobile, eCommerce, Big Data, Enterprise, Analytics, Crowdfunding, Robotics, Wearables, Hardware;  Followed by Startup Pitch to Investors
6:00-7:00 VIP Dinner Reception with Investors

Hear our panel discussion of investor heavy weights including angels, VCs and strategic from Silicon Valley and LA evaluate top trends in these areas.  Panel will be followed by session of venture pitches of selected startups for 1-5 minutes followed by comments.  After program you can network with investor
Speakers Include:

  • Joe Jasin, Managing Director, DNA Partners (San Francisco Bay Area)
  • Manny Fernandez, Founder DreamFunded and SF Angels Group (SF/ Silicon Valley)
  • Terrance Yang, angel investors
  • George Arabian, Partner, Steelhead VEntures (SF Bay)
  • Frank Grant, Perkins Coie

Here are their areas of investing:

  • Connected Cars, Wifi in Cars, networks
  • Consumer Services: Digital Media, Web,  Social Networks, Media and entertainment, Retail, Fashion, eCommerce
  • Emerging Trends: 3D printing, Digital Currency/virtual goods, bitcoins
  • Entertainment, media, music, video, games, film, TV
  • Enterprise: Sales, Big Data, Analytics, SaaS, Cloud, IT
  • Hardware, sensors, devices
  • Mobile: Apps, Services, and Devices
  • Social media and networks, communities
  • VIrtual Currency: bitcoins, crypton curerncy
  • Wearables: Sensors, digital and mobile health

6:30-9:00 Party Begins
Drinks, networking, View Demo tables, Meet Investors


  • Admission Free subject to space available
  • VIP ticket: guaranteed seating for program, VIP DInner, and party
  • $95 Demo Table and one ticket
  • Pitch to Investors during program on website, includes demo table and tickets. You will give pitch in front of investor panel to entire room.
  • Sponsorship:
    Sponsor Benefits include speaking on panel, giving presentation to audience, tickets for clients, atendee list demo tables. Send email for details of categories.

We will offer free lot parking after 6pm. Before 6pm,  you have option of metered parking, take Metro Rail to 7th Figueora stop and walk, or use paid lot parking.

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 MORE INFO:  Zahava Stroud 310 6216850 or


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When & Where

1010 Wilshire
1010 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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Angel Launch

Angel Launch connects startups to investors to grow their business. We produce dinners, venture forums, and seminars for entertainment, Web, Internet, digital media, mobile and digital health care, enterprise, Big Data, mobile and tech ventures and startups. We connect entrepreneurs to investors over networking with demos and offer educational venture forums and panels to further deal making opportunities. 

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