Alternative Accelerators, Start-Up Resources, and Crowd Funding Platforms
Free for LAVA members, $35 for non-members
Today, start-ups have more choices for accessing business resources and seed funding than ever. This is especially true for first-time and early-stage entrepreneurs not yet ready to pursue venture capital or who lack certain critical capabilities. To meet these needs are emergent alternative accelerators, incubators and preccelerator models.
The next Mobile LAVA will present some of these different equity partners available to start-ups in today’s rapidly evolving tech landscape.
- What is the best model for your company and what choices are available?
- What’s working and what isn’t?
- Why are the models changing?
Listen and learn from some of the top accelerators and their portfolio founders and CEO’s to understand:
- Various business models
- Day-to-day working relationships
- Terms of services and resources
- Timing and
- Success stories
- Horror stories
Join Mobile LAVA at (ASU Santa Monica Campus) 725 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401 on Thursday, 6/23/2016 at 6:30pm to meet the accelerators and network with capital providers and up and coming entrepreneurs.
Digital Media Innovator and Pioneer in the Music, Video Distribution, Social Media, and eCommerce Space
Jay Samit is a serial entrepreneur and intrepreneur who has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for startups, taken companies public, transformed entire industries and is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on disruption and innovation. Former global head of digital for Universal Studios, Sony and EMI, Jay’s international bestseller Disrupt You! Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation has been translated into seven languages.
Check out Jay Samit's Best Selling Book Disrupt You! Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation
CEO & Co-Founder, FlashFunders
Vincent a serial entrepreneur, founded a virtual sports betting startup before co-founding FlashFunders. He has consulted for several tech startups, as well as frontier market firm Osprey Global Solutions, working on global development efforts in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. He started his career leading business development at FindTheBest and holds Series 7 and 63 securities licenses.
Brian Mac Mahon
Head Honcho at Expert DOJO, the largest Free expert listing site in the world
I specialize in helping entrepreneurs become more successful in their business by using all the tools available to me as owner of the largest free expert network in the world. We use our business experts to help our clients get the specialist knowledge they need when they need it. We also run the largest entrepreneur training academy in California, which provides the growth structure that start ups and CEO's need to be successful now.
Co-founder and Chief Communications Officer at rhubarb studios
Rebecca established the studio's founding consultancy ...rhubarb, to enable startups and causes to create strategic communications that are fully integrated with their digital innovations. Rebecca works with enterprise companies, entrepreneurs and causes to create strong brands, reach key audiences with targeted messaging, and establish high user engagement. Rebecca brings nearly 20 years of communications expertise to the studio. Previously, Rebecca was on the executive team that established one of the UK's fastest-growing non-government startup organisations. Working directly with Westminster and major stakeholder groups, Rebecca lead the communications and campaigning that created on-the-ground consensus, widespread public sector culture and public policy change, and lively media zeitgeist.
Rebecca started her career in Japan, as an international liaison
between government and non-national residents.
Victoria Silchenko, Ph.D
Adjunct Professor, Founder of Metropole Capital Group &Global Alternative Funding Forum, HuffPost Contributor
One of the thought leaders in alternative finance & crowdfunding, an economist turned entrepreneur known for being at the forefront of next-generation impact-driven financing models, helping to re-shape capital markets via advising and educating other entrepreneurs, writing thought provoking data-driven articles, conducting exploratory research and producing world-class industry conferences & seminars with "think-tank" themes. Victoria is the founder of Metropole Capital Group and the Creator & Producer of the premier and one of a kind forum based in Los Angeles, CA, which unites the worlds of alternative and traditional finance to foster entrepreneurship and creativity GLOBAL ALTERNATIVE FUNDING FORUM.