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StartupGrind - Manhattan Beach

Showcasing the new ventures of 4-5 CEOs from the South Bay at every monthly meetup.

Uniquely to StartupGrind-Manhattan Beach, our 2023 series of events focuses on our seasoned local professionals here in the South Bay and host multiple new CEOs sharing their new ventures: Our event will start with a short roundtable of these 3 local CEOs sharing their latest launches: - Arthur Wang shares the world's first social hustling community launched from the South Bay - Marc Conneely shares his SaaS platform - an Online Wedding Planning App & WedFun TV Streaming Channel Uniquely Combined in the Same App - Zach Bohlender shares his legaltech platform that lets two parties exchange initial offers, negotiate terms, and sign custom contracts for IP transactions in the music industry and beyond--all in plain English.

We will wrap up the event with a short fireside chat with Brandon Maier - General Partner of the newest seed fund to launch in the South Bay: Have an opportunity to connect with local LPs in Lvlup and discuss the nuances of seed investing and how we can support our local entrepreneurs.

Brandon previously cofounded Quake Ventures and over the last 10 years:

- Established a venture fund and accelerator program from scratch, resulting in over 250 investments

•Recruited and managed sponsors and partnerships that resulted in the raise of two Venture Capital funds ($25 million)

•Named Top 10 Seed Fund by Forbes, #2 Female Seed Investors and #3 International Seed Investors By Crunchbase

•Manged University Relations, Due Diligence, and recruiting of over 6,000 applicants per year >>>> 9 portfolio exits to-date __________________________________________________

Come meet your neighbors doing incredible work!

Date & Time

3rd Thursday

Mar 16, 2023 through Oct 19, 2023

4:00PM - 6:00PM


Unita - 516 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA, 90266 516 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Manhattan Beach 90266 CA US

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$3 early bird ticket, $5 week-of event

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