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Live Sharks Tank® Startup Expo & VIP Party w/$50k valued prizes
Please be sure to check eventbrite for full event description! An RSVP, here on meetup gives us a count, and we thank you. However, in order to enter the event you must have a ticket. Get your tickets here: TV personality and Emcee, Kym McNicolas gives her perspective to Jose De Dios, about Live Sharks Tank® by Startups Showcase: Startups-Founders, apply to participate, demo+pitch click this link: "Live Sharks Tank®" by Startups Showcase Demo+Pitch Expo & Business Mixer is open to all Business Verticals! Software, Hardware, Food, Clothing, Textiles, - any and all APPS (iOS, Droid, Windows Phone, Native & Web. Any Product or Service - Food etc. This AMAZING monthly event is where most anyone in the Startup Ecosystem is plugged in. We are open to all come and witness and cheer on the next great startup. Anyone can participate to succeed! Our venue host is providing Happy Hour Beverages from the moment you walk in the door! Startup-Industry Pro’s, VC’s and Angels judge this episode therefore you must bring your "A" Game! AGENDA: 5:45 PM - Attendee Check in 6:00 PM - Networking Mixer 7:00 PM - Investor-Speaker(s) 7:15 PM - 2 Min Pitching begins 8:45 PM - Voting for the Winner 8:45 PM - Winner Announced 9:00 PM - More Networking and ... 10:00PM - ...After Party LIST of STARTUPS: Startup Founders apply to participate here: SHARKS/INVESTORS: Manny Fernandez, Roger Royce, Karim Nurani, Parul Sahai, Luis Montes, Rania Hoteit, Peter Henry, MicroVentures, DreamFunded, Wayne Sutton, Steve Hoffman, Francesca Valdez, Fred Davis, Suraj Bhrigu Raj Singh Jhabua, Andrew Bartels, Sheridan Tatsuno, Robert Scoble, Tim Draper, Bill Sautter, Peter Crane, Peter Henry, Dave McClure, Stas Khirman, Nir Levneh, Gwen Cheni and many other investors are plugged in. LIST of SPONSORS: APLAZ Group, Inc., the de facto human resources department to startups and small business. "We actually do the work of employment!" Clients rave that APLAZ actually does the work - from finding the employee, onboarding, administrative boondoggles, complying with all Government agencies. (From pre hire to termination) Aplaz does it all. BROADWAY STUDIOS: is one of the top events venues in San Francisco located in the heart of the Financial District and North Beach. Broadway Studios can accommodate: corporate events, summits, conferences, seminars, trade shows, product launches, fundraisers, concerts, book signings, screenings, live performances, intimate receptions, private parties, and much more. Explore and experience our historical venue with unique settings – reception lounge, grand ballroom, VIP mezzanine, conference rooms, large stage, professional sound and lighting system, large projection screens, and live streaming. Ygrene Energy Fund, No Money Down. 100% Financing. Property owners, Commercial, Mixed Use, Home Improvement Financing For Energy Efficiency Upgrades! Improve the comfort, health and safety, of your property and you may save big on your monthly energy bills and boost the value of your most important investment, your property. HULT-IBA ( Business Degrees - Exclusively focused on business, we offerMBA, Executive MBA, Master, andBachelor programs with a cutting-edge curriculum that emphasizes practical experience. Be sure to get your early bird tickets here: Our Goal: we are searching for the next "Startup" investment! Visit Startups Showcase the producer of Live Sharks Tank, UA[masked]

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What we're about

Our meetups are for people who want to learn about Startups, WordPress, blogging and online marketing. Every person, family, business, group, club, or organization should have a website. WordPress is a free open source product and it allows you to build your own website. Our monthly meetups will appeal to you Do-it-Yourselfers who want to get a WordPress website launched. This meetup group is dedicated to providing you with an environment that’s supportive, productive and fun.

Each month the meetups will include a demonstration on the hottest widgets and plugins for WordPress. You will learn how to customize a WordPress theme and you'll learn how to add pages and pictures to your website. You'll get advise on how to find online video tutorials to learn more and how to get the most out of WordPress.

Meet other entrepreneurs, free-lancers, professionals, bloggers, and everyone in between. Talk with other professionals and find out how they are using WordPress for their business. Come to a meetup and watch your WordPress web skills grow!

Our meetups are packed with information and the two hours go by fast! The first hour is dedicated to you learning a new WordPress skill and the second hour is reserved for questions and answers and networking. You do not need to know HTML or any coding. You should have basic Internet skills, like emailing and how to search Google, to really get the most out of our Meetups. Bring your business cards to pass around. Please join us!

Examples of WordPress website uses -

* Band / Musician – Now you can have a pro site with a calendar for try-outs, practices and gigs

* Personal Blog – share information, trips, pictures, and having a personal blog is always fun

* Clubs or Churches – Share schedules, post meetings and make announcements, add new members

* Crafts and Hobbies – Share your crafts or hobby, post pictures or video of your latest creations

* Photo Gallery – There are some great free and low cost WordPress plugins to share your photos

* Resume – If you’re looking for work, having your own website with your name is a great way to keep your name out there

* Sports Teams – Share scores, calendar for game schedule and make announcements to the team about practices

* Family – A family website with a calendar for birthdays, have family members around the world post comments.

If you are you are a small business owner, have a business idea, are an experienced entrepreneur, free-lancer, home based business, marketing professional, sales person, non-profit manager, or anyone else who is trying to embrace the power of the web then this meetup group for you!

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