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    Fox Rothschild & Knobbe Martens

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    Generously Sponsored by: 

    Fox Rothschild & Knobbe Martens

  • Generously Sponsored by: Troy Gould & CBIZ

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    Generously Sponsored by: Troy Gould & CBIZ

     

     

     

     

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    Global LAVA brings together entrepreneurs, CEOs, investors, bankers, economic development professionals and other service providers who share a common interest in international business, and are eager to learn, share, and discuss trends and challenges they face.

    Global LAVA facilitates outreach to professional and technical resources and delivers thought leadership and...

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    Global LAVA brings together entrepreneurs, CEOs, investors, bankers, economic development professionals and other service providers who share a common interest in international business, and are eager to learn, share, and discuss trends and challenges they face.

    Global LAVA facilitates outreach to professional and technical resources and delivers thought leadership and practical experience to the greater LAVA community. Doing so bolsters LAVA’s unified group of entrepreneurs, executives, service providers and investors eager to leverage global opportunities and capital sources for companies based in or coming to Southern California.

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    Gaming has exploded from niche entertainment to a mainstream, billion-dollar global industry.  With esports becoming a high-growth segment within gaming, and despite the pandemic challenges impacting Southern California, Los Angeles has remained the North America mecca for esports & the entire gaming industry.

    The LAVA Gaming community explores the business & cultural elements driving the L.A. investment ecosystem.

  • LAVA PE serves the private equity and growth capital professionals in the LAVA ecosystem by providing resources and relationships.  The objective of LAVA PE is to facilitate interaction and  information exchange designed to strengthen the awareness and consideration of the benefits of private equity's role in the long-term growth of evolving businesses

  • All things food related from new farming techniques to recipe website to ingredient science. 

  • The community within the Los Angeles Venture Association focused on opportunities and challenges coincident with the design, development and deployment of sustainable products, services and businesses. 

  • CannaLAVA is a strategic interest group that is part of LAVA. It was established in 2019 and focuses on educating entrepreneurs, investors and venture capitalists about the cannabis market in California.

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    CannaLAVA is a strategic interest group that is part of LAVA. It was established in 2019 and focuses on educating entrepreneurs, investors and venture capitalists about the cannabis market in California.

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  • LAVA Gov provides resources to learn about how public policy impacts angel investors, venture capital and private equity. We curate programs for founders and investors highlighting related topics on government grants, govtech, and political influencers.

  • LAVA Space focuses on all aspects of the advanced private and commercial aviation and aerospace technology and business, including earth-based space-themed experiences. The sector is accelerating into stratospheric market value.  

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    LAVA Space focuses on all aspects of the advanced private and commercial aviation and aerospace technology and business, including earth-based space-themed experiences. The sector is accelerating into stratospheric market value.  

  • LAVA Media focuses on the confluence of...

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    LAVA Media focuses on the confluence of technology advancements, business innovations, creativity and leadership which comprises the vibrant entertainment and communications marketplace of Southern California, a community justifiably regarded worldwide as the heart of the sector. All forms of video (film, television, streaming), audio, music, print, platforms (mobile, social, SaaS), tools (hardware, workflow, ad insertion), immersive experiences (AR/VR/XR), design and more are welcome.