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Jessica Alba, Brian Lee, Michael Heyward, Bill Gross, Mike Jones, Scott Painter, and more
Please stay tuned for a live stream of Vator Splash LA with Jessica Alba and Brian Lee, the co-founders of The Honest Company, a subscription service for eco-friendly baby and family products, who will join Bambi Francisco, Founder of Vator, on stage for a Fireside Chat.
We'll have other speakers as well including Bill Gross (Founder of Idealab), Erik Rannala (Founder,Mucker Capital), Eric Manlunas (Founding Partner, Wavemaker Partners), Dana Settle (Greycroft), Paige Craig (Angel Investor), Bill Woodward (Founder, Anthem Venture Partners), Mike Jones (Founder, Science), Brian Lee (Founder & CEO, The Honest Company), Jessica Alba (Founder, The Honest Company), Nate Redmond (Rustic Canyon), Rob Kornegay (Wilson Sonsini), Peter Marx (City of LA), Ashish Soni (USC Viterbi School of Engeineering, Viterbi Startup Garage & VSi2), Eva Ho (Susa Ventures), Tara Roth (Goldhirsh Foundation, LA 2050); Kevin Winston (Founder, Digital LA), Michael Heyward (Founder & CEO, Whisper), Aaron Hischhorn (Founder & CEO, DogVacay), Lynn Perkins (Founder & CEO, UrbanSitter), Jordan Metzner (Founder & CEO,Washio)
Check out the agenda here, and who'll be joining us on stage. Also, if you can't make it, you can watch your favorite startup live and vote at 12:30 pm on 10/2.
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DogVacay.com is a community marketplace that addresses the $5B market for dog-boarding and pet-sitting. Instead of paying for a crowded and overpriced kennel, our users book with experienced hosts who watch dogs in their own homes. In two months since launch the we have gained national coverage with thousands of approved hosts.
We provide multiple layers of quality control, a comprehensive insurance policy, emergency support, photo updates, and other pet services like daycare and walking.
We were founded in 2011 by a husband and wife team who boarded over 100 dogs in their home to make extra money while saving for their weddin. We are now venture capital funded by First Round Capital, Science, and several angels.
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Whisper is an anonymous social network that is revolutionizing the way millions are interacting and expressing themselves online. At Whisper, they believe you can only truly be yourself when no one else is watching, so they've built a cloaking device for your thoughts. Untraceable, invisible, no restrictions.
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An online service for parents and sitters to connect through people they know, UrbanSitter makes booking a trusted babysitter as easy as booking dinner reservations. The site enables parents to search, book and review trusted sitters within minutes.
Headquartered in San Francisco, UrbanSitter was founded by a group of Internet veterans who wanted to use technology to power a faster, more personal babysitting service. For more information or to sign up, visit www.urbansitter.com.
Joined Vator onTara Roth is the President of the Goldhirsh Foundation, a supporter of social, financial and human capital in Los Angeles. Her expertise is in bridging the worlds of business, media, nonprofits, government, and philanthropy to catalyze impact.
Joined Vator onAshish is the Founding Director of the Viterbi Startup Garage, and Associate Professor of Engineering Practice at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. He founded and leads the USC Viterbi Startup Garage launched in collaboration with KPCB.
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