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Thank you to everyone who attended the event! Here's how it played out on Twitter
Vator held its second ever Splash Oakland event on Thursday, and it couldn't have gone better. Not only were the panelists, and all of our presenting companies great, but so were all of our audience members, who helped us to preserved the memory of the event on Twitter forever.
In fact, because of so many Breakout Sessions the first day and more learning the second, the audience got a good dosage of inspiration.
- Opening Remarks
- What's it like to be a Unicorn?
- Unicorns & Super-Sized A rounds, Do you need these to run and build a successful startup?
- Meet the Active Angels - How do you get them to listen and can they be instrumental in landing your Series A?
- How Venture Capital is Being Turned on its Head
- Accelerator Nation - How Accelerators are Evolving and Changing the Local Ecosystem
Moderator: Marisa Raya (Economic Development, City of Oakland); Panelists: Vinitha Watson (Executive Director, Zoo Labs), Rani Croager (Founder, Uptima Bootcamp), Emily Kirsch (CEO, Co-Founder, SfunCube), Jose Lopez (Co-founder, DevLabs)
#vatorsplashoakland Oakland's incredible accelerators. 4 groundbreaking biz models, music, solar, coop owned, more.— Karen Wertman (@KarenWertman) April 23, 2015
- When will Tech Look Like America? - The US has a racially and ethnically diverse population and there are more women than men. Yet the tech world doesn't mirror this. Hear and participate in a thoughtful discussion from leaders in the tech industry who are making inroads into achieving diversity - women, minorities - in tech startups, boardrooms, and venture firms
We don't need any more photo sharing apps. We need startups that solve real problems in our communities @thereafreada #vatorsplashoakland— Caroline Kawashima (@ckawa) April 23, 2015
- Lessons Learned - Getting the Marketplace flywheel going
- Building the One-Stop Local Services Empir
- Announce Splash and People's Choice Winner
#vatorsplashoakland team thx for putting together such an inspiring event. Appreciate the effort put in to represent women and diversity.— Caroline Kawashima (@ckawa) April 24, 2015
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