VatorSplash LA
May 26, 2011 – 4pm to 11pm – The Highlands Hollywood, Los Angeles

4:00 to 5:30 - Socializing, open wine bar, and time to see demo tables
(4:30 to 5:15 - light snacks served)

5:30 to 5:40 - Bambi Francisco (Welcome remarks)

5:40 to 5:45 -  David Carlick introduces Zorik Gordon

5:45 to 6:15 - Keynote 1 (Zorik Gordon, co-founder and CEO of ReachLocal)

6:15 to 6:50 - 35 minutes for first five startup pitches (3 minutes each) -

VC Panelists:  Dana Settle (Greycroft), Jed Katz (Javelin), Zao Yang (Betterworks), Kara Nortman (IAC's CityGrid)

6:50 to 6:55 - John Hawkins introduces Shawn Colo

6:55 to 7:25 - Keynote 2 (Shawn Colo, co-founder and EVP, Demand Media)

                       Bambi to interview Shawn

7:25 to 8:05 - 40-minute networking break - snacks, open wine bar, time to see demo pits

8:05 to 8:40 - 35 minutes for next five startup pitches (3 minutes each) -

VC Panelist: Jeff Lee (Misson Ventures), Samit Varma (Anthem Venture Partners), David Travers (Rustic Canyon), Ron Bloom (Mevio)

VC Panelists - 35 minutes to explore the changing dynamics in early-stage investing.

8:40 to 9:15 - 35 minutes for investor panel - "The changing angel/seed investing landscape:"
Neal Hansch (Rustic Canyon), Larry Marcus (Walden Venture Capital), Brian Garrett (CrossCut Ventures) and David Cremin (DFJ Frontier), Bruce Taragin (Blumberg)

9:15 to 9:20 - Announce Splash winner

9:20 to 9:30 - See demo pits

9:30 to 11 pm - Afterparty with Darwin 5, starring Larry Marcus of Walden VC, and David Cremin of DFJ Frontier