Made in California: Presentations from California Grown Startups
California’s venture capital isn’t invested solely in tech and software. The Golden State is quickly developing fertile ground, in regions throughout the state, for cultivating manufacturing startups. These start-ups have revitalized the state’s reputation as a hub of industrial innovation as they look to utilize advanced manufacturing techniques to grow their companies and deliver innovative products. This session will showcase a selection of manufacturers, incubators and entrepreneurs who are leveraging regional characteristics to drive innovation and continue to ensure that the future is made in California.
Dorothy Rothrock, President, California Manufacturers & Technology Association
Ian Coll McEachern, Co-Founder, Open Agriculture Supply; Owner and Consultant, Nerdian Inc.
Gordon Fowler, President and CEO, 3fold Communications
Gabe Grifoni, CEO and Co-Founder, Rufus Labs
Susie Harborth, General Partner and CFO, BioInnovation Capital
Stella Kramer, Scientist and Co-Founder, Sun Genomics
Carmen Palafox, Partner, Make in LA Capital Advisors
Dolly Singh, Founder and CEO, ThesisCouture
Ken Sunshine, Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer, Vector Launch, Inc.