Startup of Year 2013 Ceremony & Christmas Cocktail Mixer

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Startup of Year 2013 Ceremony

We have more than 20 investors coming, and few more to confirm. Sorry, this event is full, so you cannot walk in without registration and confirmation.

SVE would like to invite you to participate the Ceremony of: "Startup of the Year (http://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-of-year-2013-ceremony-and-startup-venture-network-christmas-mixer-tickets-9658447677)". We will have three categories of awards:

1 Entrepreneur's choice: voted by members of SVE meetup members publicly

Please vote here:

http://www.meetup.com/sventrepreneurs/polls/964662/

2 Investor's Choice: we will invite all the investors to vote.

3 Founder Of Year

Founders who are attending this event.

Iddo Tal

Founder at invi. Inc.

I’m an entrepreneur. I make things happen. I find an idea I like, talk with the target audience, learn the market and design a product they need. Build a team, develop strategic partnerships and raise funds. Get into the garage with a few talented developers and bring it to life.

http://www.invi.com/

invi is the next generation of texting. No more tiny thumbnails and dull links. Share pictures, YouTube videos and so much more within your text conversations, as beautiful and interactive content.You can read more about us here on our press release, Techcrunch , TheNextWeb, AndroidSpin, Applatter, keithwkoch, VentureBeat, Talk Android and Drippler.

Brenton Marrelli

Founder & CEO at Friend Trusted. Entrepreneur and aspiring philanthropist. Strong both technically and in business with over 10 years as a Software Engineer and launched previous products on my own.

I have my BS in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of San Francisco (’02) and MS in Software Management from Carnegie Mellon University (’07).

https://angel.co/friend-trusted

Startup Desc:

Friend Trusted offers homeowners a free price comparison and booking engine for their home improvement projects with the most convenient delivery method possible, their smartphone. http://www.friendtrusted.com/

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/smart-home-service/id556904993

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.friendtrusted.androidapp

Moataz Soliman

CTO at Instabug Founder of Instabug, a bug reporting tool for mobile apps.

ex-Software Testing Engineer at Microsoft.

Computer Engineer from Cairo, Egypt.

https://angel.co/instabug

Startup Desc:

Instant bug reporting tool for mobile apps

Steven Hong

COO, Co-Founder at Oculii Steven is one of the co-founders and current Director of Product @ Kumu Networks, an NEA/KV backed startup that has raised over $25MM to commercialize full duplex wireless technology. The technology was developed while Steven was a graduate student at Stanford University, where he completed his PhD in EE at the age of 24. Prior to his time at Stanford, Steven spent time as a consultant at McKinsey and Company and a research engineer at the Air Force Research Laboratory, where he worked in the Sensors Directorate of the Air Force Material Command.

http://www.oculii.com/

Startup Desc:

Oculii designs and manufactures high performance 3D tracking radar sensor modules for automotive, traffic, airborne, and security applications

Gary Krane

Gary Krane, Ph.D., cofounder, CEO and chief psychologist of Relationship Technologies (Couplewise.com and StopArguingNow.com). Develop

ed successful and original ventures in education, television, and books. Ph.D.,Educational Psychology (UC Berkeley), Ed.M. (Harvard). Author of Simple Fun for Busy People (Conari); producer of many PBS specials, two of which won First Place in the American & National Video and Film Festivals, respectively; creator of TV reality series produced by Disney. (Unique qualified: Blinds

ided in own marriage) https://www.couplewise.com/

Startup Desc:

couplewise.com helps couples and have stronger happier relationships

Yuchen Wang

-- Founder of TaggTo Since 2012

-- Engineer Manager at Trulia from 2009 - 2011

-- Early engineer, lead engineer at Adap.tv 2007 - 2009

-- Engineer at Shopping.com 2004 - 2007

Startup Desc:

TaggTo is a fun way to discover and share passion for products, in a social way.

http://www.taggto.com (http://www.taggto.com/)

https://itunes.apple.com/app/taggto-passion-for-products/id714735040

Alan Gunshor

Founder at AnswerTo

Global Business Executive with proven success building new businesses from idea to launch in two start-ups (one venture funded, and one bootstrapped to profitability), as well as Fortune 100 tech companies, and Inc 500 fastest growing companies list.Extremely versatile and fast-moving leader who masters new co

ncepts quickly and can foresee and bypass roadblocks in new product strategies.A thought leader with a deep entrepreneurial mindset, able to communicate concisely and cut through complexity to drive results across small and large teams and organizations.Specialties:Startup Entrepreneur & Inventor,

Business Planning & Models, Mobile & Local Advertising,

Verticals, SMBs, ISVs, Resellers and Agencies,

Product Planning,

Channel Partnerships & Initiatives,

Sales Training & Enablement,

Systems Integration, CRM, & Customer Lifecycle Solutions,

Product Marketing & Launches,

Content Aggregation & Distribution,

Location Based Services (LBS),

Ad/Content Monetization

https://angel.co/answerto

Startup Desc:

We have built a custom online question and answer marketplace for software developers that enables them to buy, sell, earn, win, and reward with a points currency for the best answer to a member’s question.

Robson Ribeiro

Co-Founder at (Muzic)Opportunes

First startup in 1986. Started one of the first ISPs in Brazil in 1996. Participated in 8 digital music projects in the USA, Italy, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Chile. Multi cultural entrepreneur w

ith strong business development background.

http://alpha.opportunes.com/

Startup Desc:

Opportunes allows artists and fans to start movements to help an artists career. The site also allows artists to upload media content and sell merchandise. Our backend aloows us to make sure the delivery process of the funded goods and services is delivered.http://alpha.opportunes.com (http://alpha.opportunes.com/)

Jonathan Govette

CEO of referralMD

Jonathan Govette is the CEO of referralMD – As r

eferralMD’s strategic leader, Jonathan is responsible for developing key relationships with healthcare organizations, online positioning, branding, product design, and team development.Prior to referralMD, Jonathan has sold innovative products and professional services in the enterprise online and print marketing / web development / software space . Jonathan holds a B.S. in Entrepreneurial Finance from California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo.

https://angel.co/referralmd

Startup Desc:

ReferralMD is a collaborative health care startup focused on getting rid of paper based communication once and for all. (ie. Fax and triplicate forms) Their software connects primary care physicians and specialist providers in a network that makes it easier for the two groups to work as a team while reducing each others liability and improving the bottom line in the process. http://getreferralmd.com/

Guillaume Vaslin

Co-Founder at eelusion

Guillaume is a French-German entrepreneur who co-founded eelusion in the beginning of 2012. eelusion is his first company, a mobile game studio based in Berlin & settling its business development in SF. eelusion sucessfully raised $1.7 mio seed-funding mid of 2012. The common vision of Guillaume and Stephan, his co-founder & CCO was to upgrade our world through avant-gardist digital games by combining state of the art technologies - such as Geo-Location or Augmented Reality – with engaging game mechanics.

Guillaume has a double diploma in International Business and a M.A in Digital Communication. Besides running eelusion, Guillaume enjoys the multilayered subcultures of Berlin and elaborates creative concepts for several european start-ups. He spends most of his free time browsing digital trends and travelling between Berlin, Paris and San Francisco.

http://www.eelusion.com/

Startup Desc:

Next-generation geo-loacted 3D games with augmented reality features

Artem Gassan

Founder at WhalePath

Artem Gassan is a lifestyle entrepreneur, source of ideas and founder at viestly.com and Vesta Digital. Served as mentor and adviser to numerous startups in software technology space.

http://www.whalepath.com/

WhalePath is a Marketplace where professionals can order business research from a group of qualified and vetted top tier students managed through a technology process that delivers in days.

Bell Dave

Co-Founder & CEO at Gummicube, Inc. | Community of Mobile App Shoppers

http://www.gummicube.com/

http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=2212502&authType=NAME_SEARCH&authToken=jlXu&locale=en_US&srchid=1867796861387245195190&srchindex=1&srchtotal=2274&trk=vsrp_people_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A1867796861387245195190%2CVSRPtargetId%3A2212502%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary

Lei iris

Founder at 99people.com

http://www.99people.com/newsite/home

http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=29417895&authType=NAME_SEARCH&authToken=Bg3Q&locale=en_US&srchid=1867796861387246146749&srchindex=1&srchtotal=83&trk=vsrp_people_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A1867796861387246146749%2CVSRPtargetId%3A29417895%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary

Vish Mishra

Clearstone Venture Partners, TiE

http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=29873&authType=NAME_SEARCH&authToken=6hqe&locale=en_US&srchid=1867796861387246204273&srchindex=1&srchtotal=2&trk=vsrp_people_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A1867796861387246204273%2CVSRPtargetId%3A29873%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary

Eric Tao

Director Institute for Innovation and Economic Development

http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=5348580&locale=en_US&trk=tyah&trkInfo=tas%3AEric%20Tao%2Cidx%3A1-1-1

Jerry Panagrossi

InvisiTrack, Inc.

http://www.invisitrack.com/

http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=18366552&authType=NAME_SEARCH&authToken=mGLW&locale=en_US&srchid=1867796861387246361597&srchindex=1&srchtotal=1&trk=vsrp_people_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A1867796861387246361597%2CVSRPtargetId%3A18366552%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary

Ahmed El Wassimy at VYBE, Winner of 13-Dec Startup WeekendJoe, Monastiero, Founder, CEO, nFlat

We require two qualifications to participate:

1 You are actively looking for funding

2 You have not closed your series A funding

This event is free to Pitch and Demo Day past winners and runners, judges. Email the organizers team for an private invite.

REGISTER HERE: This event is full and not open for registration.

If you are interested in attending our future event as investor (Free), apply here:

http://goo.gl/rxwuP (You must be an accredit investor or working for a venture firm)

This event is organized by SVE and Startup Venture Network. Our goal is to hep the winners who are committed and ready to speed up their funding process by promoting their branding and also connect to more investors.