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Calling all entrepreneurs and investors: Vator is holding its next Splash NY event at Le Poisson Rouge in downtown Manhattan on the evening of Dec. 5. So save the date and register early! Use “VB15″ for 15% off. At the steeply-discounted prices, and our discount code, it’s a bargain!
Vator is now taking applications to be one of the top 10 emerging startups to present onstage and compete for a chance to win prizes and the fame and glory that comes from winning. Only two weeks left to enter and get to the top of leaderboard. Join the competition here.
Past winners and finalists have raised millions of dollars from notable VCs, angels.
Vator Splash NY is an event that brings together high-caliber speakers to talk about how to build and scale great successful companies, how their industries are changing and the opportunities those changes are creating. Splash gathers leading entrepreneurs, innovators and financiers across technology to inspire and energize the audience about entrepreneurship and innovation. Splash also allows the audience to mingle with top venture capitalists and angels who are funding the next Google and Facebook. These influencers will give you insights into how they think when it comes to investments and they’ll also talk about their changing investment strategies in light of the emergence of super angels, angels, micro-VCs and incubators.
At Splash NY, Sheila Marcelo, founder and CEO of Waltham, MA-based Care.com, will share her lessons building her startup, which has raised more than $100 million in venture financing. Jeremy Allaire, founder and CEO of Brightcove, will also talk about how he founded his company and led it to a successful IPO exit this year.
Other speakers and judges of our competition include Scott Kurnit (founder of About.com and angel investor), David Gilboa (founder and CEO of Warby Parker, and angel investor), Allen Duan (Head of Corp Dev,Viacom), Ben Lin (Great Oaks Capital Management), Chris Fralic (First Round Capital), Thatcher Bell (DFJ Gotham), Max Chee (Millenium Technology Value Partners, Jules Maltz (IVP), Michael B. Aronson (MentorTech Ventures), Rick Heitzmann (FirstMark Capital), James Robinson (RRE Ventures), Marc Michel (Metamorphic), Ezra Roizen (Ackrell Capital), David Teten (ff Venture Capital), Daniel Garrie (Pulse Advisory) and Micah Rosenbloom (Founder Collective) and Tim Walsh (KPMG).
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