"Flying with Unicorns"
LAVA Awards Celebration 2018
Santa Monica Museum of Flying
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
5:30pm Attendee Check-in + Networking Dinner
7:30pm Fireside Chat with Unicorns
8:15pm Dessert and Hall of Fame Award
A Fireside Chat with Los Angeles's recent Unicorn Exits from Startup to $1BB+
Celebrate Hall of Fame Honoree
Hemi Zucker and J2 Global - Extraordinary Growth and M&A Activity.
Hemi Zucker is a Managing Principal of OCV Partners. OCV is a $260 Million Los Angeles-based venture fund that invests in, owns, and operates companies in the information technology, e-commerce, media & telecommunications & the life sciences sectors with the objective of creating sustainable long-term value.
Hemi joined OCV Partners in 2018 to replicate his success as the CEO of j2 Global that he co-founded in 1996 in New York City and moved it to LA in 1997. Under Hemi’s management j2 Global reached $4.5 Billion Market Cap, $1.25 Billion Annual Sales in over 50 countries. Hemi and j2 were super acquisitive and it’s M&A activity yield a record of 161 acquisitions during his 21 years.
Hemi is now bringing his M&A, operations and deal making experience to OCV Partners one of LA’s largest Venture Funds.
Why You Should Attend
Connect with Startup CEOs, Venture Funded Companies, Venture Investors and thought leaders shaping the future of Los Angeles's technology ecosystem.