Female Entrepreneurship Meetup – Thousand Oaks – June 4

This is an ongoing series of events throughout 2018 that will highlight inspirational women from our community.

We hope to encourage women to build relationships with one another in order to share their experiences pursuing their career or business, find peer support, and to become more active in the communities around them.

All are welcome. Be sure to bring a friend to this free event!

If you would like to nominate a woman to be a speaker at a future event, please contact us with their name and why they inspire you. Email Gary at Gary@805startups.com with your nomination.

If you would like to sponsor this event, please contact gary@805startups.com

Investing in Startups and Crypto (Bitcoin)! – Wed Jan 24 – Thousand Oaks

Come join us for a fireside chat with David Siemer. David is a General Partner at LA’s most active venture capital firm, Wavemaker Partners. He is also one of the world’s experts in cryptocurrency and blockchain.

Alon Goren, the founder of 805 Startups and also a Venture Partner at Wavemaker Partners will be the one interviewing David. It’ll be a great a time!

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Investing in Startups and Crypto (Bitcoin)!

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018, 6:30 PM

Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre
Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Thousand Oaks, CA

376 805 Startups Went

We will be speaking with experts on how to invest in startups, ICOs and crypto currencies. Come to learn the basics and get advanced insights from some of the brightest investors and entrepreneurs in the space. Due to a sudden priority call, David will be unable to join us. We have a great change of roster to make up for the loss of David. Panel: J…

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Wednesday 7/26/17 – Startup Demo Competition

july 26 startup demo competition

july 26 startup demo competition


805 Startups is partnering with the City of Thousand Oaks to hold a startup demo competition at their beautiful Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.

The selected startups will present in front of an audience of 400 people from across Southern California and to a panel of judges made up of ACTIVE startup investors (angels & VCs).

The winner of our last demo competition closed their seed round as a result of participating in the event (two of the judges and one audience member became investors in their startup).

This event present you an incredible opportunity to learn how to pitch, learn how investors assess startups, and to network with many investors, government officials, educators, students, professionals, entrepreneurs, and corporate leaders.



Meet Our Judges

Dustin Rosen, Managing Partner at Wonder Ventures

Richard Wolpert, Venture Partner at Amplify.la, Venture Advisor at Accel Partners, Co-Founder & CEO of HelloTech


Michael Tam, Associate at Crosscut Ventures

peter delgrosso

Peter Delgrosso, Managing Partner at Bryant Stibel