Bill Gurley to Headline the dot.LA Summit, Along with an All-Star Lineup of Speakers

October 27, 2020 - 8:00 am October 28, 2020 - 5:00 pm
$50; $100 for VIP tickets

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Join us October 27th & 28th for the dot.LA Summit, with an all-star lineup of speakers, including Benchmark General Partner Bill Gurley.

The inaugural dot.LA Summit will feature a curated selection of disruptive and innovative L.A.-based startups, keynote speakers and panelists, made up of founder CEOs and C-level executives working in tech, media, entertainment and healthcare.

The conference will draw over 500 guests, including early-to-late stage VCs, as well as growth-stage, and angel investors. The Summit will be an online event full of exciting keynote programming, interactive panels, a pitch competition, workshops, an awards show and relationship-building.

Other recently announced speakers include:

Register here!

GA registrants will receive full access to both days of content.

VIP registrants will receive special gifts from dot.LA and our partners as well as daily lunch and other surprises.

We look forward to welcoming you to a fun and informative, not-to-be-missed event!

Stay tuned for more speaker announcements and the latest dot.LA Summit news!

Bill Gurley, General Partner at Benchmark Capital

​Bill Gurley, General Partner at Benchmark Capital

Bill Gurley has spent over 15 years as a General Partner at Benchmark Capital. Prior to Benchmark, Bill was a partner with Hummer Winblad Venture Partners.

Before entering the venture capital business, Bill spent four years on Wall Street as a top-ranked research analyst, including three years at CS First Boston focusing on personal computer hardware and software. His research coverage included such companies as Dell, Compaq, and Microsoft, and he was the lead analyst on the Amazon IPO. In both 1995 and 1996, Bill was a member of the Institutional Investor All-American Research Team.

Prior to his investment career, Bill was a design engineer at Compaq Computer, where he worked on products such as the 486/50 and Compaq's first multi-processor server. For the past fifteen years, Bill has authored the Above the Crowd blog which focuses on the evolution and economics of high technology businesses.

Over his venture career, he has worked with such companies as GrubHub (IPO: GRUB), Nextdoor, OpenTable (IPO: OPEN, Acquired by Priceline), Stitch Fix (IPO: SFIX), Uber, and Zillow.com (IPO: Z).


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We are thrilled to announce the inaugural "dot.LA Startup Awards 2020," a celebration of the most innovative people and companies in the L.A. startup and tech community. Vote for the startups and individuals who made a difference in 2020!

Voting has ended for the awards. Thanks to everyone who participated. Watch them live as part of the dot.LA Summit. Tickets are available here.

We are so excited to announce the nominees for the inaugural "dot.LA Startup Awards 2020," a celebration of the most innovative people and companies in LA's startup and tech community. The event will be hosted live on Wednesday, October 28th to close out the dot.LA Summit. We will recognize L.A.'s rising tech companies and leaders.

Vote for who you think should win each category!

Descriptions for each nominee are below.

The winners will be announced live at the dot.LA Summit.

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