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CEOs and/or founders of 10 companies, chosen by their peers and vetted by judges, will have the opportunity to present onstage and give a three-minute pitch in front of some 400 business professionals, comprising of executives from startups and large companies, angel investors, VCs, and media. 


Vator is holding its fourth Vator Splash event in San Francisco to find up-and-coming, early-stage startups to present at the Vator Splash event on the evening of February 3, 2011 at Cafe du Nord in San Francisco.


(Join Tim Westergren, founder of Pandora, ngmoco CEO and founder Neil Young, SV Angels David Lee, Greylock's David Thacker, August Capital's David Hornik, Javelin Ventures' Jed Katz, and the band  Cover Flow with Blippy Co-Founder Philip Kaplan,  Mayfield VC Raj Kapoor, Norwest VC Tim Chang, Ethan Beard, Director of Business Development at Facebook, and Prashant Fuloria, Director of Commerce Products at Facebook, and more).

(For more details about Vator Splash and to buy your Early-bird tickets now, click here)

Vator, a leading platform for innovators and entrepreneurs to connect and learn from one another,  and a provider of news and information through VatorNews, is looking to recognize and film promising startups across technology, including digital media, social media, consumer Internet, software, SaaS, iPhone apps, mobile, etc.

What you win:

The top 10 companies have the opportunity to give a four-minute presentation onstage. They'll get a professional video of their presentation produced by Vator, and one free ticket to the event.  Other prizes TBA.

The audience at the Vator Splash event will then cast their vote for their favorite out of the 10.

The Splash winner will get:

-- Professional video of his/her presentation

-- Chance to present again onstage in a segment called Splash Box - an American-Idol-styled segment with four investors as panelists. 

-- One-hour sit-down meeting with Javelin Venture Partners

-- $500 HP Notebook Projector for your laptop, courtesy HP Startup Ecosystem Programs

Round 1
Round 2