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WIT Network & Startups Edge's Startups Meet Angel Investors & VCs with your Membership Fee

WIT Network & Startups Edge

Monday, November 2, 2015 at 6:00 PM - Friday, November 6, 2015 at 9:00 PM (PST)

Santa Monica, CA

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If you have not registered for our next Pitch Fest event/membership featuring 20 to 40 investors once-a-year conference...and Investor/Executive Mentor Session.

In addition, you will receive 12 months of VIP Access to 24 events (a $1,200 value) along with introductions to Angel Investors and VCs.


Must Complete these two Steps as an attendee:

1) Register here:   StartupInvestors.eventbrite.com

2) Complete Startup Application:

WIT Network & Startups Edge's Startups Application (Page 1 of 2)

WIT Network & Startups Edge's Startups Application (Page 2 of 2)



START.BUILD.FUND.GROW in LA Startup Tech Ecosystem

We just became a media partner again for Wearable World in London (prior event: Silicon Valley!)  We will be assisting with inviting VCs and other panelists.

WIT Network & Startups Edge's previous event held on June 19th – 5:00 to 5:50 pm at Shore Hotel (Ocean View Room):  Silicon Beach Fest Panel featuring our moderator, Channel 11 award winning Fox News Broadcaster (Susan is looking at being our Moderator again at next major event as well. She is our direct connection.) ;-)  See Pix at SBF: http://on.fb.me/T1k2u7

In addition, we negotiated Comp Tix (for members) as a media partner at ADA's App Strategy Optimization Conference in Santa Monica | Google, Dolby, YP, CBS Interactive, OpenX, MEDL Mobile, Factual, Motive Interactive, AppLift, AdColony and more. See Pix:  http://on.fb.me/Vkh8T3

Teen Entrepreneur Academy:  Red Carpet, Reception & Networking with Founding Member of Priceline and Senior Executives of Fortune 500 Companies http://on.fb.me/UhXtlU

Roof Top BBQ, Pool Party & Fireworks w/ WIT Network & Startups Edge tech peeps (including Ex-SVP of HBO) on July 4th!  See Pix:  http://on.fb.me/1siEbst

SOLD OUT - Startups Edge & WIT Network Events - #1 historic event at General Assembly LA attended by 216 tech peeps, November 2013 & previous #2 historic event on May 21st with 395 tech peeps! (Total: 12+ monthly events): WIT Network & Startups Edge presents a panel discussion: From Seed to VC, Insights into the Funding Process from tech leaders (Sold-out - full house - standing room only with 1305+ RSVPs)

 

WIT Network & Startups Edge proudly presents (following our 2nd Historic event on May 21st): Santa Monica Tech Pitch Fest

 

AGENDA

6-7 Check-in and networking (Appetizers, beer, vodka, margaritas, cosmos & brandy)

7-8:30pm Pitch Fest Session

8:30-9pm Additional networking: Wrap up the evening with conversations with your like-minded tech startup peeps

RECOMMENDED PARKING:  On-street metered parking (Free after 6pm)

 

We accept 10 startups per session.  (First come, first served. Slots will fill up fast!)  Applications due by July 18, 2014.  Fill out your application.  Let's start building your business as well as Startups Edge & WIT Network Entrepreneurs in Silicon Beach and build our LA Tech Startup Ecosystem.

You will pitch in front of two investors, who will give comments and feedback.


Investors:


terrence yang

 

Terrence Yang | Yang Ventures


Yang Ventures mentors and invests in coachable female and male founders, including the cofounder of Wikipedia.


Terrence sits on the investment panel of two leading Silicon Valley VCs which collectively invest at the accelerator, seed and Series A stage.


Ex-Wall Street, co-built for Morgan Stanley it's first credit derivative, now $300 Billion.

 

 

 

 

RUN BY LA TECH LEADER:

Marina Lee

Marina Lee

(CEO & Founder, Startups Edge & WIT Network)


Serial Entrepreneur

Frequent speaker & schedule moderators/panelists at industry conference and summit on entrepreneurship, business-building, women in tech & STEM including VC Panelists

June Panel at Silicon Beach Fest 2014 with Moderator from KTTV FOX 11, Award Winning Broadcast Journalist

Contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine, Huffington Post, Business Daily News, and The Glass Hammer. Media Partner (1 to 5 days Events) DEWexpo, LA Games Conference, OC Mobile Conference, EA Conference, In Silicon Valley: Launch Fest & Hackathon, Vator - Splash & Glazed Conference (Wearable Tech) (Including London locale), Technology Investors Forum (formerly VCs in the OC), WIT Network & Startups Edge Present: Seed to VC, Insights into the Funding Process from Tech Leaders for Women Startups & Investor Series

I was successful with my first business endeavor at age 25. In addition, I created an Interview Series focused on World Renowned Thought Leaders, Influencers and Headliners in Business & Marketing. I was responsible for creating success conversations with Sir Richard Branson (Founder & Chairman of Virgin Group of 400+ companies), Robert Kiyosaki (Author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad series -15 books - 26 million copies sold), Dr. Deepak Chopra (21 NY Times bestsellers - sold 20+ million copies) & Ken Blanchard (Author of The One Minute Manager - 13 million copies sold), just to name a few.

I am featured as one of 40 Women Influencers in the Book: Women Change The World unveiled at CA Women’s Conference Keynote Speaker: Arianna Huffington - Huff Post (Acquired by AOL $315 Million)

Women Change The World Book was revealed on the same stage as CEO & Founder Panelists: EmpowHER, BlogHer, DailyWorth & Huffington Post. Collectively, these media reach over 100 million people May 20, 2014!

Building LA Tech Startup Ecosystem

Notable Attendees List: http://bit.ly/1m6adHs

Currently, seeking Companies raising $5 Million to $50+ Million (Some Seed Funding, Series A and beyond) to connect with Investors

 






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Thanks to our Community Sponsors:


Many thanks to our continuous supportive and dedicated (63) Committee Team Supporters and Volunteers!!

Have questions about WIT Network & Startups Edge's Startups Meet Angel Investors & VCs with your Membership Fee? Contact WIT Network & Startups Edge

When & Where


Santa Monica, CA 90404

Monday, November 2, 2015 at 6:00 PM - Friday, November 6, 2015 at 9:00 PM (PST)


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WIT Network & Startups Edge

Past Panelists - General Assembly Los Angeles & WIT Network & Startups Edge Present: Women Entrepreneur & Investor Panel Event Series & #2 Historic May 21st Event in Santa Monica

Last Event on June 19th - 5 to 5:50 pm at Shore Hotel (Ocean View Room):  Silicon Beach Fest Panel featuring illustrious Moderator, Award Winning Fox News Broadcaster 

Historic November and May Event: (Sold-Out - Full House - Standing Room Only with 1305+ RSVPs)

WIT Network has become the largest Women Tech Startup Event since November 2013!

Venture Capital Partners and Angel Investors for over 10+ firms. Also mix and mingle with Entrepreneurs and Start-up company representatives from over 100 companies.

Impressive list of attendees came to our 2nd Historic May 21st Event (Plus myriad of Entrepreneurs/Tech Startups): Hulu, Rubicon Project, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Applliq, TigerText, Lyft, Scopely, Advanstar Communications (Acquisition: ENK International), Google, EdgeCast, Anoto AB, Deloitte, Union Bank, Fan Appz, JP Morgan, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility, Demand Media, DH Infrastructure Economics Consulting, Microsoft, (Miles, Bauer, Bergstrom & Winters, LLP), Amgen, Ticketmaster, JPL, (Microcosm, Inc.), Creative Resol-ve Healthcare Education Company, Morgan Stanley, Entravision Communication, FullScreen, Hautelook (Acquired by Nordstrom), Ernst & Young, Numecent, Taurus Capital Management, BMG Entertainment, The Real Data Company, Stephen Young, UBS Investment Bank, DIRECTV, Rumblefish, (Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP), Bryan Cave, (Studio 7 Media, LLC), Brodeur Media, Saatchi and Saatchi, PWC, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, (KorWing, LLC), OneWest Bank, Kiitos Capital Management, Clear Channel Communications, (Ritz Group LLC), Uber Inc, Green Proposals, Hearst Digital, Digitalkniss, Blitz, Modern Family - ABC, Paramount Pictures, Media Junkies, Fandango, (Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP), Dreamworks Animation, Advisors LLP, Corra, Wipit, IBM, (THL Credit, Inc), Sun Microsystems, Evite (Acquired by Liberty Media), (Adorno & Yoss), DocStoc, Goldman Sachs, Spin Media Inc, (Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP), ShoeDazzle, Merrill Lynch, The Walt Disney Company, KABC-TV, Mayor of LA City Eric Garcetti Office Reps, Consul Representative (Startup Ecosystem abroad), (Plus a Rockefeller) and more!

WIT Network & Startups Edge connect leading entrepreneurs, investors, innovators and professionals with one another through educational networking and relationship building events. 

Run by LA Tech Leader Marina Lee

Serial Entrepreneur, CEO & Founder of Women In Tech Network | Startups Edge, Board of Director, C & Company | Advisory Board - Techmanity (Partner with Fast Company, LIVE Nation & IDG)

Frequent speaker & schedule moderators/panelists at industry conference and summit on entrepreneurship, business-building, women in tech & STEM including VC Panelists

June Panel at Silicon Beach Fest 2014 with Moderator from KTTV FOX 11, Award Winning Broadcast Journalist

Contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine, Huffington Post, Business Daily News, and The Glass Hammer. Media Partner (1 to 5 days Events) DEWexpo, LA Games Conference, OC Mobile Conference, EA Conference, In Silicon Valley: Launch Fest & Hackathon, Vator - Splash & Glazed Conference (Wearable Tech) (Including London locale), Technology Investors Forum (formerly VCs in the OC), Women Green Forum, Big Data Conference (LA, Silicon Valley, NYC, D.C., Seattle & more) and WIT Network & Startups Edge Present: Seed to VC, Insights into the Funding Process from Tech Leaders for Startups & Investor Series

I was successful with my first business endeavor at age 25. In addition, I created an Interview Series focused on World Renowned Thought Leaders, Influencers and Headliners in Business & Marketing. I was responsible for creating success conversations with Sir Richard Branson (Founder & Chairman of Virgin Group of 400+ companies), Robert Kiyosaki (Author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad series -15 books - 26 million copies sold), Dr. Deepak Chopra (21 NY Times bestsellers - sold 20+ million copies) & Ken Blanchard (Author of The One Minute Manager - 13 million copies sold), just to name a few.

I am featured as one of 40 Women Influencers in the Book: Women Change The World unveiled at CA Women’s Conference Keynote Speaker: Arianna Huffington - Huff Post (Acquired by AOL $315 Million)

Women Change The World Book was revealed on the same stage as CEO & Founder Panelists: EmpowHER, BlogHer, DailyWorth & Huffington Post. Collectively, these media reach over 100 million people on May 20, 2014!


Building LA Tech Startup Ecosystem


WIT Network & Startups Edge have become the biggest event with attendees of 395 attendees (1305+ RSVPs) within LA Tech Startup Ecosystem.

WIT Network & Startups Edge foster business opportunity and growth for LA's enterprising community.  Our mission is to be the connective-tissue between Startups and Investors.  In addition, we galvanize and bring together VCs & Angel Investors and bring new investment funds to help grow our LA Tech Startup Ecosystem.  

 

WIT Network:


1) Entrepreneur & Investor Event Series


2) Media Platform to feature success stories of Well-Funded Startups & Senior Executives to increase diversity.


3) We are focusing on fulfilling more Tech Management and other positions to increase diversity in SoCal Tech.



Startups Edge:


Platform to connect Entrepreneurs and Investors (Sourcing for Investors who will invest in Startups. We are seeking Companies seeking some seed funding as well as Series A and beyond: $5 Million to $50+ Million)


 

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