Determining the right key team members can be a tough decision for startup founders. We will hear from two startup founders who are trying to decide on the right next hires.
We will be looking at issues that include:
DATE: Tuesday, April 30, 2013
LOCATION: CrossCampus, 820 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90041
6:30 – Networking, Food and Drinks
7:00 – Startup Presentations and Feedback
8:30 – Startup Introductions and Requests for Help
8:45 – 9:30 Networking
Tony Karrer has worked with more than 30 early-stage companies as a part-time CTO including as the part-time CTO of eHarmony for its first four years. Tony is also the Founder and CTO of TechEmpower, a web/mobile/software development firm based in Los Angeles. In addition to working with startups, Tony has consulted on technology implementations for large companies including Credit Suisse, Citibank, Lexus, Universal Music, IBM and HP.
Dr. Karrer was valedictorian at Loyola Marymount University, attended the University of Southern California as a Tau Beta Pi fellow, one of the top 30 engineers in the nation, and received a M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science. Tony taught Computer Science for 11 years. He is a frequent speaker at industry and academic events. He is well-known for his SoCal CTO blog and his StartupRoar topic hub.
Mentor Night Events are a unique format where you will hear startups present their company and a key challenge. After they present, they will get real-time feedback from a panel of experts as well as input from the audience. Each night will be oriented around a particular issue or market vertical such as getting early customers, fund raising, business development and structuring deals, metrics, and many others. For more information about us, please visit www.mentornight.com for more detail.