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If you want to mingle with top venture capitalists and angels, who are funding the next wave of innovative powerhouses, join in for Splash SF at Cafe du Nord on the evening of February 2, 2012. Ten early-stage startups, who’ve been selected by their peers, will share the stage with rockstar CEOs as they give their secrets to success to a crowd of 400 startup CEOs, investors, service providers and bloggers.

Splash is an event that brings together blue-chip high-tech startup investors, who give you insights into how they think when it comes to investments. They’ll also talk about their investment philosophies in light of the new and abundant sources of early-stage capital. If you want to be recognized as one of the 10 up-and-coming startups to present before these investors and an audience of some 400 attendees, be sure to join the competition. Applications are open now!

Get your 15% discount on tickets by using the promo code “VB15” here.

So far, the judge list includes:

Frank Artale (Ignition Partners), Mike Brown (Twitter), Duncan Davidson (Bullpen Capital), Darcy Frisch (Hearst Interactive Media),  Robert Goldberg, Mike Hirshland (Resolute VC), David Hornik (August Capital), Raj Kapoor (Mayfield Fund), Jed Katz (Javelin Venture Partners), Saad Khan (CMEA), Howard Lindzon (prolific angel investor and founder of StockTwits), Xander Mahoney (DFJ), Shayna Modarrasi (Venture Pipeline Group), Charles Moldow (Foundation Capital), Freeman Murray (Angel investor), Craig Sherman (Meritech Capital),  Josh Stein (Draper Fisher Jurvetson),  Craig Stern (Nextag), Sharon Wienbar (Scale Venture Partners) and Tim Chang (Mayfield Fund). David Hornik (August Capital) will be back for another segment of “Late Night with David Hornik.” One of our keynote speakers will be Aaron Levie, founder and CEO of And, as usual, there will be an afterparty with the band – Coverflow, with Raj Kapoor (Mayfiled), Tim Chang (Mayfield), Phil Kaplan (ADHD Labs), Prashant Fulorioa (Facebook), Ethan Beard (Facebook), and our musician timekeeper – The Mule from Smule