Investors & Experts Roundtable
Investor: Will Geiger
DFJ Frontier provides support to help turn ideas or technology into a self-sustaining business. The Gideon Hixon Fund is a venture capital investment fund representing the interests of the extended Hixon family.
Investor: Andrew Reynolds
Reynolds & Company Venture Partners LLC is an investment firm focused on investing in and partnering with entrepreneurs empowering them to realize their vision while building a successful and profitable enterprise.
Investor: Devon Morris
SG VC invests in disruptive and pioneering teams seeking capital to expand their business.
Investor: Jim Villanueva
Eleos Foundation bridges the “Pioneer Gap” by providing entrepreneurs with the capital and advisory support needed to take their business from a pilot to a proven model, ready to scale.
Investor: Mark Chasan
Transformative, Inc. is a strategic advisory and hybrid equities firm that helps companies obtain the resources they need to succeed.
Investor: Kristen Koch
Pivot Independent Financial serves the financial needs of individuals, families, trusts and businesses. They are a fresh and optimistic team with a fiduciary approach that is an alternative to the traditional broker mentality.
Investor: Paul Meyer
Tech Coast Angels is the largest angel investor group in the United States. Its members provide funding and guidance to more early-stage, high-growth companies in Southern California than any other investment group.
Investor: Alex McIntosh
Ecomundi Ventures has partnered with entrepreneurs, scientists, investors and retailers to reinvent personal care so that human health and the planet benefit in a remarkable, fun, inspiring way.
Investor: Jordan Bebee
Watershed Capital Group Watershed Capital Group is a consulting firm advising companies and fund managers advancing a sustainable economy.
Expert: Tyler Hartung
The Unreasonable Institute gets entrepreneurs what they need to scale solutions to the world's biggest problems.
Investor: Kevin Egolf
Iroquois Valley Farms LLC is a food and farmland company making impact investments in local and organic agriculture following triple bottom line principles.
American ValueMetrics provides industry best valuation services through a contemporary business model that reduces cost, proprietary valuation models, a respected report design that withstands IRS scrutiny, and personal, timely service from a local AVM of
Expert: Dave Kingsbury
NEXT Trend uses proprietary pre-shelf natural products data, future trend insights, consumer segmentation, intuitive advanced analytics and industry expertise to help companies quickly recognize and act on market opportunities.
Investor: Melissa Moreno
The California Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Program is the leader in providing small business owners and entrepreneurs with the tools and guidance needed to become successful in today’s challenging economic climat
Expert: Jeff Grogg
JPG Resources’ mission is to use their food industry experiences to make your vision come to life – no matter if your brand is about to be born or needs to be reborn.
Investor: Luz Glickman
State Financial is a family-owned accounts receivable finance company servicing the business community since 1967.
Investors: Pete Deragon, Annie Burwell, Ed Savage
In the last 10 years, Stanton Chase International (ranked 9th globally) has completed more than 1200 Executive searches for over 80 investment groups creating "leadership advantage" in the marketplace
Investor: Ron Boehm
Boma Investments LLC is the investment arm of Boma. It capitalizes early stage enterprises to assist in their proof of concept and demonstration newly sustainable models of businesses.
Investors: Connie Harrell & Carinda Bourgeois
Keiretsu Forum is a global investment community of accredited private equity angel investors, venture capitalists and corporate/institutional investors.
Investor: Brad Webb
Claremont Creek Ventures is a venture capital firm investing in early stage information technology companies. Claremont Creek Ventures’ investment strategy focuses on very early engagement in sectors where they have significant exper
Investor: Jeff Carmody
Agility Capital, LLC is a private venture debt fund focused on providing debt solutions to venture capital-backed and closely-held private companies and Small Cap public companies.
Expert: Kyle Ashby
StartupSB’s mission is to build a stronger business ecosystem on the Central Coast by providing connectivity and resources.
Expert: Doug Lynch
Our Mission is to strengthen the local economy by supporting new and growing technology entrepreneurs.
Expert: Alon Goren
Invested.in is the world's leading provider of crowdfunding software solutions. The company is run by a team of professionals with experience in building, launching, and running multiple technology startups.
Expert: Mark Haas
Mark is an industry insider with over 20 years leadership experience in high growth natural and organic brands including Hain-Celestial, Kashi and Annie’s as well as serving as co-founder and CEO of a start-up contract manufacturer.
Investor: Corbin Holt
Crowdfunder is where the power of crowdfunding meets investing. Entrepreneurs use the company’s platform to tell the story of their business and raise investment from a community of institutional and individual accredited investors.