Are you an entrepreneur, start up or gal with a kick ass idea but need insight from some highly successful people? Want to be in an intimate conversation with a circle of trailblazers with the opportunity to ask questions and learn how they do it? Well then join us at a beautiful beach front home in Venice Beach as we gather some of LA's best entrepreneurs and professionals for speed mentoring sessions Saturday November 18th from 1pm-4pm.
OPENING MEDITATION LED BY
Maeve McCaffrey (Equinox, Yoga Works)
Lunch and Refreshments will be provided.
CAILEY HAGENSON, ASSOCIATE AT MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS, LLP
Manatt has a robust emerging companies practice with knowledge relating to digital media, technology, consumer products, social enterprise and nonprofit sectors in issues related to company formation, corporate compliance and intellectual property licensing. We have experience representing both emerging companies and venture capital investors in seed and venture capital financings (both equity and debt), and have represented buyers, sellers, issuers and investors in investments, business combinations and buyout transactions in the digital media, technology, consumer products and healthcare sectors.
FAITH-ANN YOUNG, FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR AT MOSSY CREATIVE
Faith-Ann Young (FAY for short) is Founder of the Venice-based digital creative shop, Mossy Creative, that works with artists, musicians, actors, and brands, in crafting colorful content, campaigns & strategies that aim to take over the internet on a daily basis. This particular week, she was currently planning for the Superbowl for Justin Timberlake, brainstorming dance video content with Jenna Dewan Tantum, and organizing Reese Witherspoon's Christmas photoshoot for the holidays. When she's not doing the above, she can be found sunbathing on her patio with her pug Steve and her hubby, checking out local shows, or escaping into the desert to shoot with her film camera that's her newest obsession.
JOHN SCHEER, CO-FOUNDER AT HERMAN-SCHEER
Co-Founder at Herman-Scheer, a branding agency in Playa Vista that specializes in turning startups into amazing brands. Working in tandem with the Herman to my Scheer, we devise creative strategies and build unique, memorable brands that people fall madly in love with. As the Head of Business Development, I act as the ambassador for new business in addition to providing high level creative direction on all incoming client projects.
We have partnered with world-renowned brands like Delta, Progressive, Bijan, and Rodeo Drive, as well as celebrities Mike Love (of The Beach Boys), Duff Goldman and Chef Bobby Flay.
MAXINE KOZLER KOVEN, CO-MANAGING DIRECTOR OF LDR VENTURES
Maxine is co-managing director of LDR Ventures and executive producer of “The Biz Fix’ Podcast. She previously led global marketing and PR for brands including: The Beach People, Melissa & Doug Toys and LA LA License. She spent 4 years in music licensing for EMI Music Publishing. Maxine is an expert specializing in PR, social media, entertainment, key-influencer acquisition, audience engagement and content marketing for fashion and consumer lifestyle brands.
She is a Limited Partner at Belle Capital, which invests exclusively in early stage and emerging female founded and led Companies.
Thank you to our sponsors
Manatt Law Firm
Chef Ella Freyinger