- LA Startups & Investors Mixer
Description Join us on Tuesday, October 1st to celebrate the launch of 10 startups and the investors who invested in them. Come raise a glass and rub elbows with investors, entrepreneur, and the technolust in the heart of Silicon Beach (a.k.a. Santa Monica). Join us for an evening of drinks, hors d’oeuvres, demos, and networking while we celebrate. Whether you are looking for investors, a mentor, advice or just simply connecting for opportunities - this event is for you. Location: 395 Santa Monica Place (Unit 308), Santa Monica Date: Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM @Startups, whether you are launching a new startup or connecting with users for feedback - this event is for you. We have invited several dozens of angel investors to this event - a great opportunity for you to build a relationship and possibly start a conversation on private mentorship and/or investing opportunities. Come join the fun - email us for detail: [masked] This is a ticketed event and we expect to be filled at capacity. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your entry time. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door. There will be no refunds. The event is indoors and will be held rain or shine. To attend this event, click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/la-startups-investors-mixer-tickets-71435658979
- FRIENDS OF ITALY AT EXPERT DOJO TO CELEBRATE THE BEST OF ITALIAN CULTURE
Tonight we celebrate the best of Italy with a night of Gelato, Italian friends and a lot of fun. Our guests will be the Gelato Festival, which is the world championship of Gelato recipes and without question the most delicious Gelato or ice cream or anything else you have ever tasted in your life. During the evening we will also recognize folks from around the world. Specifically, our friends from the Italian Trade Agency, the founder of Gelato Festival, the CEO of the mobile Gelato experience, Mashcream, and one of the American World Master Gelato Judges, Christopher Ryan. It will be a fantastic evening with great people, networking and Gelato! We will also have drinks and food and a fantastic crowd of both Italians, Americans and everything in-between. The Italian Trade Agency will also be in the house with 7 of their top companies showcasing their products including Mashcream, who are the delicious home service for Gelato. Bring your spouses, your kids and anyone who loves the taste of everything Italian. This is a night where we celebrate life, Italian Style…. The Agenda of the evening will be as follows: 6.00 – 6.30 – Networking, startup showcase and drinks 6.30 – 7.30 – Gelato Festival group Tasting and Panel 8.30 – 9.30 – Drinks, Gelato and Italian snacks for all. Join us at Expert DOJO on the top level of the Santa Monica Shopping Mall. There is lots of parking in the Mall and you can easily find us right beside the Cheesecake Factory.
- Digital Hollywood Conference
Every year Expert DOJO support our favorite entertainment conference of the year, Digital Hollywood, by creating the most impactful business growth workshops possible. We do this by bringing in experts who know how to take your business to the next level. This year Expert DOJO and Digital Hollywood are getting together to bring you a half day of asking all the entertainment and cannabis questions you ever had but were afraid to ask. Come and join us for an interactive session that is all focused on you, the audience. The entertainment and Cannabis world is full of complications, twists and turns, mis information & incredible opportunity. This causes tremendous confusion for startups and industry experts alike. For this reason Expert DOJO & Digital Hollywood are proud to bring you the top experts in the field to answer any questions you have. From 9.30am to Noon expect to meet the top experts in the field in marketing, legal, Investment and every other speciality you can imagine. They are here for you and the conversation will be full of advice for you to succeed in these industries. For the last 30 minutes connect with other startups, Investors, connectors, influencers, entrepreneurs, and technology enthusiasts – check out what they’re doing now, what the future holds and how they’re setting the trends. Whether you are looking for investors, a mentor, advice or just simply connecting for opportunities – this event is for you. Participate in a fun and interactive event, network and build relationships. Meet face-to-face with up-and-coming startups and view their innovative product & technology displays. Mix with movers & shakers from Los Angeles entrepreneurial and business community. This session will be run by Expert DOJO sensei, Brian Mac Mahon. Brian is a serial entrepreneur and investor and has owned companies in over 35 countries. He is also the owner of Expert DOJO, who are the fastest growing startup accelerator in Southern California. At Expert DOJO early stage startups receive investment, success coaching, advice, and specialist help in all areas of their business growth. Their patented 12 step accelerator is unlike any other program available and gives direct access to specialists in branding, design, business planning, product fit, strategic planning, web development, growth hacking and so much more. In 2018 Expert DOJO brought 400 companies through their startup programs and made 20 investments. They are planning to bring 2,000 companies through their program this year and make 50 investments. All you want to know about Brian is contained in his TEDx talk – https://youtu.be/Y6f7lFy0oW0
- SCALING THE FUTURE – STARTUP FUEL WITH SHARK TANKS KEVIN HARRINGTON
Expert DOJO, top level of Santa Monica Place
Expert DOJO have teamed up with legendary Kevin Harrington and his team to solve the two biggest problems in startup, investment capital and scaling power. It is said that capital is everywhere and so is failure. That is because having money and knowing how to spend it are two very different things. Kevin Harrington is best known for Shark Tank but he and his team have made most of their impact by scaling products and businesses to unprecedented levels. This is the business dream and you are going to have access to it on May 6th at Expert DOJO. Kevin Harrington, the greatest marketer in America and Expert DOJO, the earliest stage accelerator in SoCal have combined forces to fund and scale the next generation of great startups. Its the first time such a formidable team have come together to invest $50,000 into early stage companies and then give unfair advantage by providing access to Kevin Harringtons 20 years of scaling expertise. Do you have what it takes to partner with Kevin Harrington and get investment from Expert DOJO? Whether you have an idea, a concept, a built product or a scalable technology you are all welcome to enter this once in a lifetime competition. Agenda – 1pm – 3pm – 10 finalists pitch to Kevin, Brian and 7 other active investors. 3pm – 3.30pm – Fireside chat with Kevin Harrington 3.30pm – 4pm – Kevin Harrington showcases his unique group mastermind. 4pm – 5pm – Drinks and Networking & announce winner of competition Come and watch the competition, the fireside chat and network with Kevin Harrington at this unique event. You wont want to miss it.
- FIND INVESTMENT FOR YOUR COMPANY IN DALLAS!
Expert Dojo has partnered with CityCentral to expand our accelerator into the Dallas area. This event is every entrepreneur’s chance to present one on one to our accelerator as we look to invest in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. If you are looking to get your company started with an initial investment this is your chance. We spend all year helping our members grow and find investment and we want everyone to have our access to the best investors in the country. If you are interested in pitching email [masked] before to secure your spot. Breakdown of the Day Tuesday the 12th- 10am-12pm – Pitch your company to our accelerator We will be hosting our UPC competition in Dallas to launch our accelerator. We are looking to commit investments into several companies in the Dallas area. We are looking for companies at the early stage who are looking for less than $500k to come through our accelerator. Come pitch to our fund and see how else you can get involved in our community in Dallas. 3-5pm – One On One Meetings With Fund Director After the morning session, select companies will be asked to stay and pitch to our manager about working with us more in the future and a potential investment. These will be one on one meetings and will be in depth evaluations about whether we can invest in your company or not. We will reply to you individually and let you know the criteria for getting in. If you are an investor and are interested in attending please email [masked] to get set up.
- Get an Investment through a pitching Competion// LA-Santa Monica
Expert DOJO, top level of Santa Monica Place
Starting July 1st, 2018 contestants from all over the world can go to Expert DOJO’s website and book a time to Investment pitch, submit your pitch video online or pitch at Techday & submit your video. Participants who enter The Cage will also have the opportunity to be featured on ViralHub’s TV Show. Do you have what it takes? Contest ends October 31, 2018. Start up's are our future, and it's the answer for the future through investing and creating new investments. Whats Included: Here at Expert DOJO, we are determined to help you SUCCEED, In addition to get you an investment and a successful pitch. We know that start-ups need more than just money, which is why we have partnered with the top workspace, marketing, logistics, and travel films in the world to guarantee your business's success. Located in Santa Monica, we can help make your dream come true, and create the business you always dreamed of. From a start up, we can help accelerate your business and make it as successful as we can! In addition: A total cash prized investment will not exceed $1M. The individual investments will be a minimum of $50K to a maximum of $500K , depending on investment needed. TO APPLY for competing in the pitch, click on the link below: https://expertdojo.com/upcapplication/ Also, visit our website to get more details about the event in the link below: https://expertdojo.com/the-cage/
- ZERO TO ONE – GROW YOUR BUSINESS AT DIGITAL HOLLYWOOD
Every year Expert DOJO support our favorite entertainment conference of the year, Digital Hollywood, by creating the most impactful business growth workshops possible. We do this by bringing in experts who know how to take your business to the next level. This year is even more exciting because we are going to not only bring in some of the best growth hackers in Los Angeles to guide you, but we are also going to arrange our session in a mastermind format. This powerful way of learning is so impactful because you not only get to learn from experts but you also get to work with peers. Our venue is also spectacular at the Skirball conference center. Bring every problem your company has with you and let Expert DOJO, our experts, Digital Hollywood and the crowd help you solve them. Expect us to have trusted specialists in all 7 pillars of the Expert DOJO success Academy –our strong focus though will be on growth of your project and business no matter if you are launching a movie, a studio, a marketplace or a tech product. We will cover it all.: Brand Influence Outreach Foundation Mindset Community Investment This event is for Expert DOJO members and non members. We want you all to benefit from this. For all of you who are wondering why our membership is so popular, you are going to find out with our morning of hectic business growth activity. here is a list of some of our mentors and experts: Brian Mac Mahon – Investment & Community Ryan Foland – Build your influence Page ostrow – Get your movie funded Sean McSweeney – Zero to one Here is a little more about us: Expert DOJO is the largest fast growth startup accelerator in Southern California and has had over 400 companies go through our program in 2016 culminating with the largest Investor Demo Day in the United States (over 840 startups pitching to over 85 active investors). We not only train and connect companies but we also invest in them through our fund. The reason we have such a high success rate for startups is, not only because of our focus on business growth but also because of our large selection of amazing specialists and coaches who are dedicated to helping startups succeed. Everything you need to know about Expert DOJO is HERE
- MASTERMIND AND TRAINING – BUILD A MILLION DOLLAR A YEAR ECOMMERCE BUSINESS
Whether you are afraid of a change or afraid to leave your steady-but-boring job, you can’t find success until you step outside your comfort zone. Own your own eCommerce Dropship business and be your own Boss. Sign Up Now for our introductory session at 5:00PM. To kick off the evening we will set up a mastermind structure to get knowledge from the crowd on new technology, eCommerce trends and best success tactics. This will be led by Expert DOJO. At this unique event of its kind at Expert DOJO we want to not only show you the way to get into this lucrative business but we will give you all the tools to be successful. The second part of this session will be all about starting and building a success dropshipping business. Our speaker is world renowned online seller and trainer, Christofir Krihkori, President and CEO of Dropwiser We will be discussing on how to get started on selling online, eCommerce best practices, sourcing products, technologies used to streamline the process, social media & new traffic sources, Amazon/eBay pros & cons and the advantages/potential revenues selling on these marketplaces. We’ve helped over 120 people start their own drop shipping businesses. Here are some of the stories: “I am doing this to support my family, and pretty soon, hopefully, support my community, the way the training was structured, made it so easy to setup and be live/selling in no time. I don’t know how to code, or build sites, and didn’t need that skill. My site was up and running by the time I left the workshop!” Melanie L. Scottsdale, Arizona “I am just so excited that I have a real business coming together!” – ChrisAnn Northridge, California “This is one of the best things, business wise, I’ve invested in, and it wasn’t even that much, I encourage anyone who is interested in starting online dropship business to sign-up now, Do it!” Patrick M. Burbank, California “We attended Christofirs’ course 6 months ago, we have been really really impressed with the information he shared, and the transparency in giving the secrets of this business. He definitely changed our whole view on how to change our lifestyle and make money while LIVING” Johnny & Elena K., Los Angeles, California
- Expert Dojo Investor Festival
This Investor Festival is for current Expert DOJO members and future members alike. If you need investment there is not a larger investor pitch event in the United States. We spend all year helping our members grow and find investment and we want everyone to have our access to the best investors in the country. Past attendees include Lightspeed Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Upfront Ventures, Lux Capital, Arena Ventures, Crosscut Ventures, Bryant Stibel, Bam Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Social Leverage, TenOneTen Ventures, Wavemaker Partners, K1 Ventures, Luma Ventures, Bonfire Ventures, and dozens of other venture capitalists and angel investors. If you are not a member of Expert Dojo but would like to only watch our 2-day long celebration of startups pitching to investors then register here You have been working hard building the foundation for a great business. Now its time to watch startups meeting strategic investors and be a part of the excitement We will have over 100 of the highest caliber investors attending and can cater for seed and series A. We have something for every great startup. If you are not a member of want to pitch to investors then you must apply to [masked]. We will reply to you individually and let you know the criteria for getting in. If you are an investor and are interested in attending please email [masked] to get set up. Breakdown of the 2 days Wednesday the 29th- Our later stage venture studio companies 10am-12pm and 3-5pm – One On One Meetings With Later Stage Investors Each startup will be able to choose a series of investors to meet, and we will arrange 7-minute meetings with each one. That gives you three to four possible meetings, as each group will be on site for two hours. The meeting times are from 10am-12pm and 3 pm to 5 pm, We will then allocate appointments on a first-come, first-served basis. The one-on-one meetings and the Investor Festival will wrap up at 5 pm. Evening Startup Party After intense investor pitching, we want everyone to be able to let your hair down and have some fun. Come and join us for drinks and networking with the best startups and investors in LA. We work and code all day so let’s take a moment to enjoy all we have achieved. From 6 pm to 9 pm lets meet new people and expand our network. Thursday the 30th – Pre Seed & Seed Pitching At Expert DOJO 10am-12pm , 12:30-2:30 and 3-5pm – One On One Meetings With Investors At our last Investor Festival, we had over 150 later stage one-on-one appointments. We have an additional one on one Investor afternoon just for you at Expert DOJO where early-stage startups will have the opportunity to meet with leaders in the institutional investment community, one on one and get direction for your specific business models. We will have the cream of the crop, the most respected leaders in the investment sector on hand to provide the advice and help that startups need to be successful. Each startup will be able to choose a series of investors to meet, and we will arrange 7-minute meetings with each one. That gives you three to four possible meetings, as each group will be on site for two hours. The meeting times are 10am-12pm, 12:30 to 2.30pm and 3pm to 5 pm. Before the Investor Festival and you should apply to meet 3 investors each with [masked]. We will then allocate appointments on a first-come, first-served basis. The one-on-one meetings and the Investor Festival will wrap up at 5 pm.
- EXPERT DOJO INVESTOR FESTIVAL - LARGEST PITCH EVENT IN THE USA
This Investor Festival is for current Expert DOJO members and future members alike. If you need investment there is not a larger investor pitch event in the United States. We spend all year helping our members grow and find investment and we want everyone to have our access to the best investors in the country. Past attendees include Lightspeed Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Upfront Ventures, Lux Capital, Arena Ventures, Crosscut Ventures, Bryant Stibel, Bam Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Social Leverage, TenOneTen Ventures, Wavemaker Partners, K1 Ventures, Luma Ventures, Bonfire Ventures, and dozens of other venture capitalists and angel investors. FULL DETAILS OF THE EVENT AND RSVP DETAILS HERE - https://expertdojo.com/events/expert-dojo-investor-festival-2/