Innovation & Growth Fair - Q4

BRINGING THE COMMUNITY TOGETHER to support you

December 12th, 3PM TO 7PM

3pm to 7pm

AT

Agoura Hills Recreation Center

29900 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills, CA 91301

A collaborative experience

Come meet and learn from a wide range of businesses, non-profits, and government agencies that are coming together to offer you more support than any one of us could provide alone.  Your success and growth is a success for our shared community.

Over 40 Mentors and Workshops

Connect with floating mentors or with mentors running micro workshops on a myriad of topics to help you grow professionally and personally

Discover Businesses

Exhibiting businesses on our expo floor will be showcasing what they do, looking for new hires, looking for investors, and looking for partners

Connect With Your Government

Meet representatives from many government agencies looking to connect you to an abundance of resources and learn how they can better serve you

Expert Speaker Panels

Sit in on two panels featuring experts to help you learn "How to Grow a Business" and "Fundraising and Investment Strategies"

Meet Non-Profits

Explore non-profits from across the region that are intent on supporting you and your community

Over 400 Attendees

Connect with the people from your community that share in the value of promoting growth and innovation.

Support Your Regional Charities

Let's get into the holiday spirit! Help us fundraise and raise awareness for great causes with raffles, silent auctions, a food drive, and a toy drive

Great Opportunities To Get Involved

Be a Mentor

Volunteer one hour to share your experience in any personal or professional topic you wish. There is no easier way to demonstrate your expertise and value while building long lasting trust with the community.

Be an Exhibitor

Showcase your organization to over 400 attendees. Attract new hires, investors, customers, or strategic partners. For profits, non profits, and government agencies of all types are encouraged to participate. No fee for non profits.

Be a Sponsor

Gain a variety of special benefits to build your brand, drive sales, and support other strategic objectives while giving back to your community by becoming a sponsor.

Make a Donation

We are looking for some fun, big ticket items for our raffles and silent auctions

Speakers

How to Start and Grow Your Business

Come learn how to start and grow a business from two incredibly experienced and successful guest speakers.

We will cover how to bring your idea to life, how to test it in the market, and how to generate traction that fuels your growth and success.

You will have ample opportunity to ask the panel your own questions.

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Women in Business: insights into a woman's pursuit of a business or career

Learn from incredibly inspirational and successful women in your community.  You’ll hear about their journeys to pursue a career or business venture and explore the unique perspective of being a woman.

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Fundraising & Exit Strategies, and Investment Strategies

Top investors will share advice and insights for founders to successfully fundraise and exit. 

The panel will also help accredited investors learn how to become angel investors and invest in VC Funds in order to put capital back into our communities.

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Richard Wolpert

A pioneer in the fields of technology, consumer digital media and entertainment for more than 25 years. Extensive experience as an executive, entrepreneur and as an investor.

Responsible for many “firsts” throughout his career including: conceiving of and teaching the first Macintosh Programming Class at Stanford University (CS 193C), the first multi-user address book for the Macintosh (TouchBase), the first kids internet subscription service (Disney’s Daily Blast), the first Tivo-like product for the Internet Radio (BitBop Tuner), the first legitimate music subscription service for the Internet (MusicNet), and the first legitimate online movie subscription service (Starz! On Demand). Successfully negotiated ground breaking deals with several of the major media companies whose content became the basis for many of these products

As an investor, managed personal investment fund, Chance Technologies (1995 to Present), served as an advisor to Accel Partners (2006 to Present), served as a partner at the Yucaipa Companies (1998 to 2000), and served as the Managing Director or the Mail Room Fund (2008 to 2010). Invested in more than 30 companies, a large percentage of which have had successful exits or continue on as successful companies, including: AdECN, AMG, AndroMedia, AudioMill, Data Sage, GameFly, GameSpy, Kongregate, Mob.ly, People Support, Smilebox, Sometrics, Three Rings, Scopely, PlayDek, and Universal Audio.
 

Many More Speakers, Exhibitors, Mentors, and Workshops to Be Announced

-FREE ADMISSION-

When You Register Before December 1st

Our Event Sponsors

SPONSOR THE INNOVATION & GROWTH FAIR

Explore a variety of packages to be placed in a leadership role, demonstrate your expertise, gain influence, and extend your reach across the regional community

Who Comes to the fair?

demographics

Home Owners

Over 30 Years Old

Women

Make Over $200k a Year

of Businesses are Seeking Talent

Bachelors or Higher Education

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