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Vator Splash Oakland 2015

Win 10 sit-down VC meetings, plus $40k-plus in in-kind prizes

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Apply for the opportunity to get in front of top-notch VCs, angel and corporate investors and high-tech influencers. The top 10 startups from this online competition will present on stage at Splash Oakland on April 23.

An overall winner will be crowned and chosen by a selection committee on April 23.

The winning company gets one-hour individual sit-down meetings with at least 10 top-notch VCs, including Javelin Venture Partners.

Plus, the winner receives in-kind prizes worth more than $40,000, including an one-year subscription to Rackspace, four round-trip tickets courtesy Alaska Airlines, a Shine activity and sleep monitory from Misfit Wearables, a bottle of Bread & Butter wine; complimentary services courtesy Scrubbed and Stratpoint, and more to come. 

We are stoked to have Rackspace be our preferred managed hosting provider for our startup finalists. Here's why its managed cloud service is valuable: Why a Managed Cloud service is better than unmanaged.


NOTE: Deadline for applications is March 20.

To be a finalist, you have to apply to this competition, and go through two rounds. See the tab "Competition Rounds" for details. To qualify for the competition, your startup must be under three years old and with no more than $2 million raised in outside capital.  

Even if you don't make the top 8, all entering competitors receive one 50% discount ticket off a general admission ticket, just for applying. 


See details: Vator Splash April 22-23


Vator Splash can be a game-changer. Here's what last year's Vator Splash Oakland winner had to say: 

"We had no idea of the power of Vator Splash until we found the event packed with representatives from many of the region's most renowned investment groups, journalists, elected officials, and professionals from tech and related fields.

After OppSites was awarded first prize, our schedule rapidly filled with meetings with top venture capital investors, interviews with local media, and offers of support from business development professionals.

And that is to say nothing of the exposure from being on Vator's vibrant online community and platform as well as the personal support and insight provided by Vator's founder and CEO Bambi Francisco.

Vator has put OppSites on a completely new course, and has accelerated our path to success."  Ian Ross (Founder and CEO of OppSites)

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