This sponsored post is produced by Vator Splash LA.

Calling all entrepreneurs and investors: Vator Splash LA is being held on the evening of May 30 at the famed Hollywood Roosevelt.

So save the date. Use “VB15” on any of the tiers. You can register here: http://vatorsplashla2013.eventbrite.com/

What do Peter Thiel, Mark Pincus (Zynga), Aaron Levie (Box), Brian Sharples (Home Away), Tim Westergren (Pandora),Dick Costolo (Twitter) have in common? They’ve all spoken at Vator Splash, sharing their advice on what it takes to build a startup. Vator Splash is the only event dedicated to helping entrepreneurs learn from seasoned and successful entrepreneurs so you can learn from their mistakes and be energized by their determination and will to succeed. It is an event that inspires.

Vator is now taking applications to find promising startups (must have not raised more than $2M in financing). It’s free to enter. Even if you’re not raising funds, it’s a great stage to get exposure and access to an incredibly high-profile group of investors and entrepreneurs. There’s also $25k-plus in prizes and sit-down meetings with top VCs.

Apply to the competition.

There’s a stellar lineup including top VCs, angels and entrepreneurs, including Peter Pham (Science), Mike Montgomery (founder of Montgomery & Co.),Paul Lee (Lightbank), Matt Mazzeo (Lowercase Capital), David Carter (Amplify.LA), David Travers (Rustic Canyon), Noah Doyle (Javelin Venture Partners), Pete Vlastelica (SVP of Fox Sports Digital), Erik Rannala (Mucker Labs), Heidi Roizen (DFJ), Neal Hansch (Rustic Canyon),Sharon Wienbar (ScaleVenture Partners), Tom McGovern (Idealab), Rick Smith (Crosscut Ventures), Michelle Wroan(KPMG), Martin Waters (Wilson Sonsini) and more. You’ll also hear two keynotes from high-profile startups in the social commerce and gaming space. Hear Josh Berman, co-founder and CEO of Beachmint, share his lessons, failures and advice on building the social commerce platform from the ground up. Hear Paul Thelen talk about the future of online gaming, lessons and failures, and how he scaled his company, Big Fish Games, to where it is today.

Hope to see you at Splash. Get your 15% off tickets, as well as the Founders Bundle package. Register now!

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