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Tuesday, November 14 • 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Launch Startup Showcase presented by Verisign

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A showcase featuring the hottest tech startups in the LA area. The evening will feature three panels focusing on different aspects of growing an early-stage company, brought to you by Verisign and hosted by Alexandra Watkins, Founder & Chief Innovation Officer of Eat My Words, and author of Inc. Magazine Top 10 Marketing Book, "Hello, My Name is Awesome… How to Create Brand Names That Stick."
5:00 PM Doors Open
5:30 PM Panel 1: Building Company Equity - How to focus on establishing & maturing equity when hiring a team
  • Rochelle Thielen, CEO, Estify
  • Jacobo Lumbreras, Co-Founder, Unity
  • Bob Wall, VP of Engineering, Tuition.io
  • Moderated by Jon Shieber, Senior Editor, Tech Crunch
6:00 PM Panel 2: Building a Sustainable Financial Base - How to move from bootstrapping to financing
  • Cooper Harris, Founder, Klickly
  • Daniela Corrente, Co-Founder, Reel
  • Rachael McCrary, CEO, JewelToned
  • Moderated by Jonathan Wallace, Head of Investment, Expert DOJO
6:30 PM Panel 3: Building From Your Mistakes - How to learn from common entrepreneurial mistakes and translate them into action
  • David Shadpour, CEO, Social Native
  • Daniel Kirschner, Co-founder and CEO, Greenfly, Inc.
  • Iman Khabazian, CEO, Hitsfu 
  • Moderated by Tina Glickman, Director of Business Development, Gust Launch
7:00 PM Open Networking
7:30 PM Event Conclusion
PLEASE NOTE: We strongly encourage attendees to use rideshare to get to the venue. There will not be space in the Ctrl Collective parking lot. Street parking may be available, and there is a lot at 12746 W Jefferson Blvd about a 7 minute walk from the venue.

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Daniela Corrente

Co-Founder & CEO, Reel
Lover of life & driven by curiosity. I’m passionate about bringing innovation to the shopping space, and building a solution that will allow people to avoid unnecessary debt while still achieving their aspirations. During my pre-startup life, I led digital campaigns for a wide variety... Read More →
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Tina Glickman

Director of Business Development, Gust Launch
Tina Glickman is the Director of Business Development at Gust Launch, a Company as a Service™ platform built to help transform dreamers into founders and ideas to companies through incorporation and beyond. She develops strategic partnerships within the startup community with those... Read More →
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Cooper Harris

CEO, Klickly
Cooper Harris in the founder and CEO of Klickly, an impulse-payments platform based in Santa Monica, CA. She is a contributor to Forbes and HuffPost and has been featured in Inc., Mashable and Women2.0 and more. Cooper was nominated for Google's "Young Innovator" award, L'Oreal's... Read More →
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Iman Khabazian

CEO, Hitsfu
Iman is a computer engineer who has been coding since he was 10. He has shipped over 50 games and ran engineering for a Disney business unit. At Playdom, he shipped a game in 24 days, aiding in the $563M acquisition by Disney. At Disney, he shipped a game that generated $50M and became... Read More →
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Daniel Kirschner

Co-Founder & CEO, Greenfly, Inc.
Greenfly co-founder and CEO Daniel Kirschner has had a varied career holding senior roles spanning law, technology, and business, including as President of the Harvard Law Review, Senior Advisor on Internet Policy at the FCC, and Head of Corporate Affairs at Activision Blizzard. Through... Read More →
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Jacobo Lumbreras

Co-Founder, Unity
Jacobo is a product designer and cofounder of Unity, an AI technology that brings influencer marketing automation to small businesses. He immigrated to the US from Spain to build an HR analytics company called Yoi. Every month he hosts small dinners for local tech entrepreneurs at... Read More →
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Rachael McCrary

Founder & CEO, Jewel Toned
Rachael McCrary is the CEO of the women’s fashion ecommerce company, Jewel Toned. She is a lingerie expert, fashion industry veteran and life-long entrepreneur. Her current brand disrupted the entire shapewear industry by doing the opposite of what all others do.  She is a startup... Read More →
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David Shadpour

Co-Founder & CEO, Social Native
David Shadpour, co-founder and CEO of Social Native, has diverse experience in all aspects of digital. Shadpour entered the digital ecosystem when he built GroopBuy, an overseas digital agency, from concept. Within six months, he signed 450+ new accounts, creating strategic dominance... Read More →

Jon Shieber

Senior Editor, Tech Crunch
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Rochelle Thielen

CEO, Estify
Rochelle Thielen is the current CEO of Estify based in Calabasas, CA. She has a rich history working her way up the ranks within two of the largest providers of data (KKR held, Mitchell International and privately held, Audatex) in the automotive collision space through the first... Read More →
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Bob Wall

VP of Engineering, Tuition.io
Bob Wall is VP of Engineering at Tuition.io, the nation’s first and most comprehensive employer-funded student loan repayment assistance platform. Prior to Tuition.io, Wall was most known for his role as founder and CTO of on-demand laundry startup – Washio. He also served as... Read More →

Jonathan Wallace

Head of Investment, Expert DOJO
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Alexandra Watkins

Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, Eat My Words
Author of Inc. Magazine Top 10 Marketing Book, Hello, My Name is Awesome… How to Create Brand Names That Stick, Alexandra Watkins is an outspoken authority on brand names. As the founder of San Francisco naming firm Eat My Words, she has dreamed up names for countless start-ups... Read More →

Tuesday November 14, 2017 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Ctrl Collective Playa Vista 12575 Beatrice St, Los Angeles, CA 90066