Alumni New Venture Competition Southwest Regional Finals
Hear entrepreneurs pitch to a panel of judges consisting of some of SoCal’s most successful entrepreneurs, angel investors, and venture capitalists.
Entrepreneurs will have a chance to showcase their ventures, receive feedback, and gain visibility to potential investors, partners, advisors, and clients. The judges will select a finalist who will represent the region at the global semi-finals, and the audience will vote for a crowd favorite.
Successes from past Southwest Regional Competitions: crowd vote winner, ApplicantLab received funding; Veam gained visibility in one of OC’s largest newspaper publication (OC Register); and 2011 winner Anthony Tan’s GrabTaxi is now a $4 billion dollar company.
DATE: Wednesday, March 21
TIME: 5:30 - 8:30pm
LOCATION: Eureka Building, 1621 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92606
PRICE: HBS Alumni pre-registered members ($20), All Others pre-registered ($35), At the door ($50) - light appetizers will be served
REGISTER: Register through the HBSASC Website now!
CONTACT: Barrie Altshuler, firstname.lastname@example.org
Established in 2014, the Eureka Building is a 3-acre creative office, coworking and event campus in Irvine designed to offer Orange County’s startups a community, accelerate innovation and support local entrepreneurship. Located in the heart of the Irvine Business Complex, Eureka is just minutes away from some of OC's most popular centers like The Von Karman Plaza, The District, Diamond Jamboree, The Square and Irvine Concourse. Access to the 5, 405, 55 and 73 highways makes commuting as easy as ever.
K5 Ventures provides resources and capital to early stage technology startups in southern California, Silicon Valley, and China. It is run by successful entrepreneurs and investors who have a passion for building startups.
Merchant Service Group LLC is a full-service provider of cutting-edge payment technologies and merchant services based in Orange County, California. Founded in 2003, we have successfully processed billions of dollars in transactions for all types of businesses nationwide.
OCTANe is building the SoCal of tomorrow. Its members represent tech and medtech corporate executive leaders, entrepreneurs, SMBs, investors, universities, and strategic advisors, all working together to fuel ecosystem innovation and growth. The organization has helped more than 800 companies via the LaunchPad™ SBDC accelerator. LaunchPad™-certified companies have received more than $1.7 billion in investment and equity exits. OCTANe annually welcomes more than 8,500 people to its programs and events. For more information, visit www.octaneoc.org.
Harvard Business Association of Orange County (HBSAOC.org)
Harvard Business School Association of Southern California (HBSASC.org)
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