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Entertainment to Tech: How to Make the Transition

Thinking about leaving the entertainment industry? Maybe you just want to learn more about what it takes to join a startup or found your own company?

Join us for an evening panel discussion with Evan Lowenstein from Stageit, Chris Gartin from io/la and Stuart Halperin from Halperin Marketing & Digital Innovation/co-founder of to get the insider's view on what it takes to break into the startup space. This panel will be moderated by Dorian Howard from Milk & Honey.

Evan Lowenstein is the founder and CEO of Stageit, an online video platform that allows artists to stream and monetize concert-like live performances, while interacting with their fans in real time. Prior to Stageit, Evan founded HookUP Feed, a premier mobile marketing company and was one half of the platinum-selling pop/rock band Evan and Jaron, who scored three Top 40 hits, including the Top 10 song Crazy For This Girl.

Chris Gartin is currently the co-founder and CEO of io/LA, a co-work accelerator for tech and entertainment initiatives in Hollywood. He was currently featured in the popular Kia Motors commercial duing the Super Bowl. He has also appeared on "Shameless," "True Blood" and "Black Swan."

Stuart Halperin is an entrepreneur, marketing executive, and Internet pioneer. He co-founded the leading entertainment website and worked for as their Head of Marketing. He began his career at Universal Pictures and New Line Cinema. He received an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BFA from the NYU Film School.

Dorian Howard is the co-founder of Milk & Honey, an e-commerce platform that is democratizing fashion by providing tools that allow women to design, market and distribute their own apparel, accessories and footwear. Celebrity fans include Ginnifer Goodwin, Sophia Bush and Selena Gomez. Dorian was previously the VP of Production at Paramount Pictures and Madeville Films Inc. She is a graduate of NYU.

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    is this event still going on tonight? I dont see many RSVP's

    April 10, 2013

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