UPDATE: Special keynote by Eytan Elbaz, current co-founder of Scopely, a social engagement platform, and formerly VP and founder of Applied Semantics, which was acquired by Google.
7:30-8:30pm - Meet the Companies
8:45pm - Keynote by Eytan Elbaz
9:00pm+ - serious party time
UPDATE: Venue changed to VLounge. Also will have 7 drink specials themed after each company.
Come join us for happy hour drinks and tech nerdery. There are quite a few startups and apps coming out of LA that are gaining traction very quickly. Let's find out more about them!!
Here's the tentative list:
DealQuad, founded by Jeffrey Appelbaum, is a deal site for colleges. Growing like crazy.
Pose, founded by Dustin Rosen, is a photo sharing app for the style conscious. Featured on front page of Apple Store.
BetterWorks, founded by Paige Craig, Sizhao Yang and George Ishii, is creating the next-generation of employee wellness, perks and benefits.
Beachmint, founded by Josh Berman and Diego Berdakin, is a next-generation e-commerce company focused on celebrity-endorsed continuity brands.
ShareSquare, founded by Matthias Galica, is a mobile promotional platform for bands and brands.
CitySourced, founded by Jason Kiesel, is a real time mobile civic engagement tool.
Grindr, founded by Joel Simkhai, is a location-based mobile app for gay, bi, or curious guys. Every app on this list wishes they had as many members as Grindr!