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Speakers

Hosts

Anshuman Sinha

Co-Founder & CEO
Startup Talent

Anshuman Sinha

Anshuman Sinha is a passionate advocate for early-stage startups, offering them the essential resources they need to thrive in today's competitive landscape. With a keen eye for identifying promising ventures, Anshuman is dedicated to providing startups with crucial funding, expert guidance, and unwavering support to help them navigate the path to success.

Ashish Saboo

Co-Founder & CEO
Startup Steroid

Ashish Saboo

Ashish brings a wealth of technical expertise and experience in building Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) for startups. With a keen eye for innovation and a deep understanding of technology-driven solutions, Ashish is dedicated to mentoring and providing tech consulting to early-stage startups.

Guest Speakers

Jerry Heikens

Founder/CEO, JTH Strategies

Jerry Heikens

Experienced profit and nonprofit professional with a demonstrated history of working in the venture capital and private equity industry, as well as the music and entertainment industry.

Scott Fox

CEO, OC Startup Council
Entrepreneurship Author & Speaker, Angel Investor

Scott Fox

CEO of the OC Startup Council. Conference Speaker re Startups, Ecosystems, Venture Investing. 3x Best-selling Entrepreneurship Author, Serial Entrepreneur, Startup Advisor, Community Builder, Ang*l Investor.

Joshua Y. Lee

Founder & CEO
Ardius (Acquired by Gusto)

Joshua Y. Lee

I’m currently loving life as an investor and entrepreneur in Southern California’s growing “Silicon Beach.”
As an avid investor / advisor, start-up founder, and board member, I've consistently found my passion in starting, growing, and leading SaaS / fintech / B2B companies, especially those in the early startup and growth phases.

David Friedman

Chairman, TechCoastAngels
Managing Director, C-Level Partners

David Friedman

As a businessman and executive for technology, software, cloud, and service companies, I am passionate about helping companies increase their value, improve customer loyalty and build a success culture that makes employees enjoy working in that environment.

Mike Verret

Principal
Verret & Associates

Mike Verret

I’ll build you an elevator pitch that SELLS | Elevate Your Business Narrative.

Hayk Mamajanyan

Partner
Rimon PC

Hayk Mamajanyan

Hayk is a creative and business-focused Corporate & Venture Capital attorney, startup advisor, and investor with experience working on a wide variety of financial and transactional matters, with an emphasis on corporate, VC, investments, M&A, and startup financing. He is an effective partner advising clients in ~$700mln financing deals. Hayk is also an avid angel investor and technology enthusiast.

Ace Tarakchian

President
Ace Business Consulting

Ace Tarakchian

A consultant with global experience, they specialize in helping startups and SMEs raise capital, create compelling pitch decks, and manage financial analysis and operations. Their expertise spans diverse sectors, including healthcare, biotech, engineering, education, franchises, and nonprofits. They're also actively involved in tech accelerators in Glendale and Irvine, California. A go-to resource for businesses seeking growth and funding in competitive markets.

Shaun Sanders, J.D.

Managing Partner
VentureCraft, Inc.

Shaun Sanders, J.D.

Shaun Sanders, Managing Partner at VentureCraft, Inc., specializes in tech and business commercialization, fundraising from Seed to Series B. As Senior Associate Director of LaunchPad Accelerator, he fosters global startup ecosystem development.

Tim DeBone

President
Bagchi Group

Tim DeBone

Tim DeBone, President at Bagchi Group, oversees strategy, recruitment, and financial services. With a background in corporate finance across multiple industries, he holds an MBA and BSBA from UNC Chapel Hill. His expertise encompasses FP&A, venture financing, sales operations, and ERP implementations.

Azad Virk

Corporate Attorney
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth

Azad Virk

Azad Virk serves as a Corporate Attorney at Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth in Newport Beach, California. He brings a strong legal background, having partnered at Anand And Anand and earned LL.M degrees from Stanford Law School and Queen Mary University of London. His expertise underscores his unwavering commitment to corporate legal services.

J J Richa

CEO
Pismo Ventures



J J Richa

JJ Richa is an accomplished serial entrepreneur, executive and investor. Richa has successfully founded several companies, where he served as President and CEO, including a software company for the hospitality industry, an online ecommerce portal for high-end made-to-order gifts, and a custom software development company concentrating on the financial sector.



Gagan Pal Singh

Founder & CEO
Hilogue

Gagan Pal Singh

Gagan is a creative entrepreneur with more than two decades of experience in marketing communications and experiential marketing
He leads a marketing services company with one of the service offerings focused on providing specilised marketing consulting to startups and SMEs (hiCMO) helping them stand out of the clutter
The company is also providing services & building products around corporate events, immersive marketing and metaverse solutions

Dhaval Kapadia

Founder and Chairman
Investors Institute


Dhaval Kapadia

Dhaval has 15+ years of work experience in the highly competitive field of private equity investments, asset management, and consulting in New York City. He started his career in the Private Equity Division at Citigroup (parent company of Citibank). Here, Dhaval helped launch a series of funds that collectively raised over $3 billion in investments for the group.

Sushil Sharma

Founder & CEO
Marwari Catalysts Ventures

Sushil Sharma

As far as the founding vision of Marwari Catalysts is concerned, Sushil Sharma believed that most of the innovators and talented minds are from Tier II & Tier III cities of India but because of lack of complete ecosystem proper work culture & opportunities, the younger generation migrates from smaller cities to larger cities.
With future plans of launching the “next big thing” and fulfilling the dreams of many, Mr. Sushil Sharma is passionately contributing its bit in transforming India into an unstoppable economic powerhouse.

Kanhaiya Kumar

Marketing And Public Relations Manager
Shiksha Niketan School

Kanhaiya Kumar