You can find the answer to this question and many more directly from two of the most active investors in Orange County. Join us at FastStart.events for an special evening with investors. Learn what, why, when and how from experienced investors who have both build successful companies before they became Angel Investors.
About Ken Hubbard
Partner at Private Capital Network. An international Angel Investor network with over 700 active investors.
As a principal in Laurus West, a strategic investment firm, Mr. Hubbard has been instrumental in packaging and positioning companies for investment as well as partnerships. Recently, he has been working with a core team to develop Wegloo, a family specific social site.
Prior to May 2010, Hubbard served as founder and CEO of InteliCloud, a converged network hardware/software platform. Mr. Hubbard served as vice president of sales and marketing at Quad Research, a converged network platform manufacturer, where he created an innovative strategy for the regional-to-global roll out of a new hardware to telecommunications companies, spearheading the strategies and efforts of PR, marketing, branding and sales for the product launch.
About JJ Richa
Founder and Managing Director at Trenchant Ventures, LLC
JJ Richa is an accomplished technology executive with over 20 years of experience in a vast spectrum of the technology industry. JJ is a results-oriented serial entrepreneur who has demonstrated his strategic, proactive, and creative abilities with the successful startup and launch of several companies. His energetic leadership style builds consensus and commitment by valuing and empowering his team.
JJ’s approach to building a business is reflected in his work as founder, CEO, and CTO of a SaaS/WaaS technology company, where he brought to market a new software product for the hospitality industry. His vision and leadership allowed customer acquisition to catapult to 4500 locations, both locally and internationally, in less than 4 years. With more than 100% growth year over year and less than a 5% customer attrition rate, JJ was featured in leading national and local publications such as Hospitality Technology, Franchise Times, and The Orange County Business Journal among others.
JJ founded an online ecommerce portal company that offered consumers with exquisite taste a unique shopping experience by providing a selection of rare and exclusive goods. As Co-Founder, President and CTO, JJ utilized his prior experience in technology and management to take the company from a start-up to an established business with annual growth rate of more than 60%.
Snacks and drinks will be served.
7:00-7:15- Check In & Networking
7:15-7:30 Welcome Activity
7:30-8:45- Speaker Presentation
8:45-9:00- Questions & Networking
Seats are limited, don't forget to RSVP!