Funding Your Startup Panel, Feat. Marc Hemeon, Eva Ho, and Marc Averitt
Join us for our second night event panel! Great ideas can turn into viable businesses and products with the right ingredients, one of the most important being money. So how do you fund your startup? Our panel will discuss options, tactics, and tips. It will be a down to earth discussion featuring: Marc Hemeon (CEO and Founder at Design, Inc); Eva Ho (Angel Investor, and General Partner at Susa Ventures), and Marc Averitt (Managing Director at Okapi Venture Capital). Our moderator will be Jason Lankow of Column Five and Visage. Free event! See you all there!
Eric Trine - Object-based Designer
What if Charles Eames, Buckminster Fuller, and David Hockney were surfing buddies? They would make the kind of drool-worthy objects that Eric Trine designs. Eric’s creations (furniture to sculptures and art installations) have been featured in the New York Times, LA Times, Wallpaper*, Elle Decor, Sunset, and Luxe magazines amongst many others. Hear him share his story and life lessons this September!
Elie Ayrouth - Co-founder/Publisher of Foodbeast
Foodies, you’re in for a treat! Elie Ayrouth is our August speaker, the founder and publisher of Orange County based Foodbeast, which has been called “the TMZ of food news”! The twenty-something Anaheim-native will talk about how he started and grew his food blog into a food news empire visited by millions of people each month.
Aaron Anderson – Commercial and Editorial Photographer
Colorado Springs is excited to have as their August speaker: Aaron Anderson, a freelance photographer that specializes in commercial and editorial photography. He’ll be talking about Failure and Dreams. He’ll have a whole lotta good knowledge on killing it as a freelancer.
Hilton 'Deuce' Wright II
Join us Wednesday, July 6th at The Lab in Costa Mesa! July’s speaker is the uber talented Hilton ‘Deuce’ Wright II, a record producer, songwriter, and composer from Detroit, MI. Along with his cousin B. Wright, Hilton created music for some of today’s top urban pop artists including: Big Sean, Mike Posner, Mr. Hudson, Drake, Rick Ross, and many more. In addition to the aforementioned artist clients, Hilton’s corporate clients include: Ford, Jeep, Walmart, and Corona. He’ll be sharing lessons learned on his way to success, as well as his personal story. This event will be at 8am at the Lab. We’ll have free breakfast, and free coffee. The event is free too, so invite a friend and we’ll see you there!
Free coffee and breakfast provided by our generous sponsors.
Mingle with old friends, meet new ones, talk shop, connect.
Featured speaker(s) takes the mic to drop some knowledge.
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