This post is sponsored by Vator.
Vator will be holding Vator Splash SF on Sept. 29, at Cafe du Nord in San Francisco. Splash is a single-track event and startup competition. Splash gathers leading entrepreneurs, innovators, venture capitalists and angel investors to inspire and energize the audience about entrepreneurship and innovation.
Splash brings together high-caliber speakers to talk about how to build and scale successful companies, how their industries are changing, and the opportunities those changes are creating.
Splash also allows the audience to mingle with top venture capitalists and angels who are funding the next Google or Facebook. These influencers will give you insights into how they think when it comes to investments and they’ll talk about their changing investment strategies in light of the emergence of super angels, angels, micro-VCs and incubators. As always, 10 promising young high-tech startups will be chosen to present onstage in front of some 400 investors, fellow entrepreneurs and high-tech influencers.
The lineup so far includes Brian Sharples, who co-founded HomeAway, and led it through an IPO this year, and Jim Lanzone, who became President of CBS Interactive after selling his company Clicker to the media giant last year. The venture capitalists onstage include: David Blumberg (Blumberg Capital), Noah Doyle (Javelin Venture Partners), Richard Hsu (King & Spalding LLP), Brian Jacobs (Emergence Capital), Cindy Padnos (Illuminate Ventures), Mark Goines (Morgenthaler), Andy Ross (Grant Thornton), Adam Smith (AOL Ventures), Bill Tai (Charles River Ventures), Rob Theis (Scale Venture Partners), Josh Felser (Freestyle Capital), Joe Kraus (Google Ventures), Eghosa Omoigui (EchoVC Partners) and Alex Rosen (IDG Ventures).
And, as always, you won’t want to miss the afterparty performance by Coverflow, starring Mayfield’s Raj Kapoor and Tim Chang, ADHD Labs’ Phil Kaplan and Facebook’s Prashant Fuloria and Ethan Beard.
Get your VentureBeat discount ticket of 15% by using the code “VB001″ when you register here.