The Upfront Summit is LA's premier technology event, with more than 750 of the country's top investors, startups, and corporate executives.
Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oracle, pioneered the Cloud Computing revolution in 1998, establishing the world’s first company dedicated to delivering business applications over the Internet. Today, Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit provides a suite of cloud-based financials / Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and omnichannel commerce software that runs the business of companies in more than 100 countries. For more information, please visit www.netsuite.com.
Silicon Valley Bank
For more than 30 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative companies and their investors to be successful, providing targeted financial services and expertise. Offering commercial, international and private banking services in innovations centers around the world – including four SoCal offices, the newest in Santa Monica -- SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators. Visit svb.com.
Fenwick & West LLP
For more than four decades, Fenwick & West has helped some of the world’s most recognized companies become, and remain, market leaders. From emerging enterprises to large public corporations, our clients are leaders in the technology, life sciences and cleantech sectors and are fundamentally changing the world through rapid innovation.
PwC US helps organizations and individuals create the value they're looking for. We're a member of the PwC network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people. We're committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Tell us what matters to you and find out more by visiting us at www.pwc.com/US.
Safire Partners is a Los Angeles-based search firm recruiting 100+ executive annually. Since 2006 Safire has deferred ~$4.5M in fees for equity. Clients in mobile, adtech, media, gaming, software, internet, services, and consumer products.
Amazon Web Services
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, offering compute power, database storage, content delivery and other functionality to help businesses scale and grow. AWS has more than a million active customers in 190 countries, including nearly 2,000 government agencies, 5,000 education institutions and more than 17,500 nonprofits.
BCG Digital Ventures
BCG Digital Ventures is a global corporate incubation and investment firm. We invent, build, scale and invest in startups with the world’s most influential companies.
Cooley has 900 lawyers across 12 offices in the United States, China and Europe. We represent 5,000 private companies and have unparalleled access to the largest and most influential network of venture capital investors in the world. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation.
Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD) is pioneering solutions to help organizations realize the potential of the modern workforce. As the global leader in cloud-based human capital management software, Cornerstone is designed to enable a lifetime of learning and development that is fundamental to the growth of employees and organizations. www.cornerstoneondemand.com
CyberCoders is a leading provider of superstar talent for roles across all industries and geographic regions. Over 350 recruiters work personally with hiring managers to leverage cutting-edge technology and find next-level candidates. An average of 70% of clients return to fill more positions.
Evolution is a boutique coaching, consulting, and investment firm that partners with start-up and high-growth companies to drive long-term, holistic success through leadership and culture. We work exclusively with companies that strive to be iconic, world-enriching, evolutionary businesses, such as Slack, Change.org, Collective Health and Nuna Health.
FastPay is a global lending platform that provides credit & payment solutions to the digital media industry. Proprietary technology & analytics allow FastPay to assess the creditworthiness of borrowers and issue working capital loans from $5K - $50mm+. Since inception, FastPay has originated over $1.5B in loans & has access to capital from partners including Citibank, Wells Fargo, & Hitachi. Headquartered in Los Angeles, FastPay has offices in San Francisco, New York, & London.
GCA is a leading global investment banking firm serving growth companies through its M&A, Private Company and Private Funds advisory services. Headquartered in San Francisco with 14 offices worldwide, GCA delivers deep expertise in a range of industries, including technology, healthcare, industrials and business services. For more information, visit www.gcaglobal.com.
Hired is The Opportunity Network. We intelligently match outstanding tech talent to opportunities at the world's most innovative companies. By taking the pain out of the job search, we help people build purpose-driven careers and businesses find the talent to fulfill their missions. Ultimately, we want to empower everyone to find and do their best work, from one opportunity to the next.
Leaf Group is a diversified internet company which owns and operates consumer media and marketplace businesses. Our media brands include LIVESTRONG.COM and eHow and our marketplace brands include Society 6, Saatchi Art, and The Other Art Fair.
LKP Global Law, LLP
LKP Global Law is a full service law firm based in Los Angeles. We are trusted advisors to entrepreneurs, companies ranging from startups to the middle market, venture capital funds and private equity funds, serving as outside general counsel to companies and advising on a wide range of transactions, including financings and mergers & acquisitions.
Microsoft’s goal is to help startups grow their ideas by providing mentorship, technology, resources, and expertise to build global companies. Through the Microsoft BizSpark program, qualified startups can receive: Azure cloud credits, free software and tools, and technical support. Learn more @ microsoft.com/bizspark.
TriNet is a strategic partner to small and midsized businesses for HR, payroll, employee benefits, employment law compliance and risk mitigation. Effectively managing HR takes time and effort that can skew a company's focus from its corporate initiatives. As of 9/30/16, TriNet helps more than 13,000 clients and their more than 333,000 employees focus on business success while we manage their critical HR needs. TriNet managed more than $31 billion in payroll and payroll taxes in 2015.