Meet the dot.LA 2021 Summit Lineup

Meet the dot.LA 2021 Summit Lineup

Fairmont Miramar, 101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, 90401,
October 28, 2021 - 5:00 pm October 29, 2021 - 5:00 pm

We are thrilled to announce the dot.LA Summit!

Don't miss the go-to Summit for L.A.'s booming startup community, held October 28th – 29th at the Fairmont Miramar hotel. Guests will include early-to-late stage VCs, as well as growth-stage and angel investors. The Summit will encompass cutting-edge programming, fast pitch competitions, an awards show, networking, social events and more!

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

The conference will draw guests throughout our ecosystem including early-to-late stage venture capitalists, as well as growth-stage, and angel investors. The Summit will be an in-person event full of exciting keynote programming, interactive panels, a pitch competition, an awards show and relationship-building.

Speakers Include:

  • Alex Israel, Co-Founder & CEO, Metropolis
  • Alison LaSov, Co-Founder & CEO, Advekit
  • Andrew Klungness, Partner, Fenwick
  • Audra Everett Gold, Co-Founder & CEO, Vurbl Media
  • Calvin Selth, Program Lead, AnnenbergTech
  • Dana Settle, Founding Partner, Greycroft
  • Dr. Mike Dow, Psychotherapist, Field Trip Health
  • Derek Smith, Founder, Plug in South LA
  • Dulma Altan, Founder & CEO, Makelane
  • Elisabeth Tuttass, Head of Community, Grid110
  • Florencia Bollini, Founder & CEO, NANA
  • Jessica Nouhavandi, Co-Founder, Co-CEO & Lead Pharmacist, Honeybee Health
  • Josh Yguado, Co-Founder & President, Jam City
  • Kara Nortman, Partner, Upfront Ventures
  • Kara Weber, President of Brud
  • Kavodel Ohiomba, CTO, BallerTV
  • Keerthi Vedantam, Bioscience Reporter, dot.LA
  • Krista Berlincourt, Co-Founder & CEO, Kenshō
  • Leila Lee, Community Business Manager, Mayor's Office of Economic Development
  • Michelle Munson, Co-Founder & CEO, Eluvio
  • Miki Reynolds, Founder & CEO, Grid110
  • Nicole de Ayora, Chief Content Officer, Brud
  • Rachel Horning, CEO, Startup Coil
  • Ricardo Vasquez, Economic Policy Specialist, Mayor's Office of Economic Development
  • Robyn Ward, Founder & CEO, FounderForward
  • Sam Adams, CEO, dot.LA
  • Samson Amore, Reporter, dot.LA
  • Scott Greenberg, CEO, Blockchain Creative Labs
  • Shan Aggarwal, Head of Corporate Developments & Ventures, Coinbase
  • Spencer Rascoff, Co-Founder & Chairman, dot.LA and Pacaso
  • Trevor McFedries, Co- Founder & CEO of Brud and the creator of virtual pop star Lil Miquela
  • Tricia Biggio, CEO, Invisible Universe

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!

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For all other event inquiries, reach out to events@dot.LA

If you would like to Sponsor our event, reach out to partnerships@dot.LA

Hosted by:

dot.LA, PledgeLA, and The Annenberg Foundation

Event Sponsors:

Bank of America, Amazon Web Services, Justworks, Riot Games, Perkins Coie, Alto, 1212 Santa Monica

Community Partners:

BLCK VC, M13, VamosVentures, Grid110