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LaunchFEST LA Venture Pitch and Networking

I am producing this event LaunchFEST LA on FEb 27 in Santa Monica. This is not a meetup, but you are welcome to attend. You must RSVP on our event website, not by the meetup page. The cost is only $35 and includes four sessions, venture pitch, free drinks and food.

If you looking to pitch funds, you can still apply to pitch multi million dollar investors. There is not fee to apply and the deadline is Feb 19


AngelLaunch produces mixers, venture forums, seminars, summits and programs for startups and investors in LA, SF Area, New York, and other cities.  Our audience includes startups, digital media, investors, tech, mobile, media and entertainment, consumer brands, healthcare, advertising, law, finance, and green tech.   We also promote events in different cities from our partners, many of which are free.

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Connecting Entrepreneurs to Investors

Event: LaunchFEST LA
Place: General Assembly[masked]nd Street Santa Monica. Parking in public lot.
Date: Wed. Feb 27 3pm-9pm
Event Producers; AngelLaunch, Film Break, General Assembly
Contact: Zahava Stroud[masked] [masked]

Selected companies pitch for 3-5 minutes, and then hear comments from judges. The judges evaluate the pitches and investment prospects for the company.

Each session consists of a 30 minutes panel, and 45 minutes of venture pitch presentations with comments from judges. The judges evaluate the pitches and investment prospects for the company. There is no fee to pitch.

If you are a startup or creative content project needing funding, view details to apply to pitch on our webiste. There is no fee to apply or pitch; if accepted to just buy a dinner ticket.

Here is the program:

Session 1 for Creative Content Projects-FILM, TV, VIDEo, WEB, GAMES, MUSIC
Session 2: Digital and Mobile Health, Fitness, and Wellness Ventures
Session 3: Tech/Web Ventures: Digital media, web, mobile, software, hardware, devices.
Session 4: Social Impact Investing and Social Entrepreneurship

Schedule: 3pm-8pm
2:30-3:00 Registration

3:00-4:15 SESSION I Creative Content Projects
Producers, Writers, Film, TV, Cable, Documentaries, Video, Games, Web, and Music.
Understand specific strategies for media, games, film, TV, video and entertainment startups including attracting customers, forging partnerships, managing eCommerce, pricing, negotiating deals, and meeting producers. Attracting customers, forging partnerships, pricing, negotiating dealsForming relationships with traditional media powerhouses like studios and broadcast networksUsing crowdfunding to attract angel investors and customers

3:00-4:15 SESSION 2: Mobile and Digital Health, Wellness and Fitness
Mobile and digital solutions have huge market opportunities with impending Obama care. These solutions are changing the way healthcare is delivered and received. Our experts discuss key players in this market and funding strategies—tech startups, incubators, angels, hospital providers, physicians, patients, pharma, payers, and programmers. Understand their unique goals, perspectives, and challenges to growing and implementing mobile and digital health strategies.

4:15-4:30 Networking and snacks

4:30-5:45 SESSION 3: Raising Money from Crowdfunding and Angels for Tech Ventures
Includesdigital media, social media, web enabled and web services, mobile apps, software, hardware. Attracting venture capital and partners for tech ventures.
Learn how to use crowdfunding websites to raise funds for startups, ew tech ventures, business ideas, inventions, nonprofits, and entertainment projects. Understand differences between equity funding, donations, and crowdsourcingHear insider tips on how to reach your goals, use your existing network for marketing, and how angels can use crowdfunding to enhance their investments.

4:30-5:45 SESSION 4: Social Impact Investing and Social Entrepreneurship
We discuss investing strategies for social impact ventures and socially responsible investments, sustainable, and ethical components. Also partnerships between nonprofits and for profit ventures. Understand how to collaborate with nonprofits and for-profit social enterprises and corporate social responsibility initiatives which are designed to foster common social missions.
•Attracting investors. Explaining what is at stake and what are the possibilities for success; both in terms of positive social effects and financial returns for their fund
•Defining Impact Investing: as simple as the generation of financial profits while delivering social or environmental good?
• Finding Partners and Board Members: Attracting advisors and board members to foster introductions and credibility

6:00-7:00 Fireside Chat with Keynote Rob Tercek
Vaporized: Trends for Media, Entertainment and Tech

7:00-9:00 Networking Reception with Investors over drinks and food;
View demo tables.


Zahava Stroud


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