The Vator Splash Oakland

The Vator Splash Oakland event on May 6-7 on the Oakland waterfront keeps getting better!

Vator Splash Oakland has added Oakland native and three-time Grammy winner, and tech-savvy entrepreneur MC Hammer as a keynote speaker on May 6, the first day of the two-day tech and business education conference to be held at Jack London Square. MC Hammer’s Fireside Keynote with Erik Moore, an early investor in Zappos and founder of BaseVC follows a Fireside Keynote interview with entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist Mitch Kapor, who will be interviewed by Bambi Francisco, Vator Founder & CEO.

As a Vator Splash partner, we can offer our community discount tickets. Use “SPONSOR CODE” to register for general admission tickets here.

You can also use the code for demo tables. Register for Demo Tables here.

The inaugural two-day Splash event is one of the best startup competitions and educational events, attracting super smart thought leaders in the tech industry. This is an event for entrepreneurs who want to learn how to innovate, raise money, and scale a company. It’s also a place for new investors to learn about angel investing and established ones to sharpen their game. Vator alumni have raised $150M-plus in follow-on capital.

Finally, Vator is bringing some leading investors (angels, accelerators, VCs and corporate buyers) over to join in, from August Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, Base VC, Better Ventures, Bullpen Capital, Data Elite, DBL Investors, DFJ, Foundation Capital,Emergence Capital, Illuminate Ventures, Idealab, Imagine K12, K9 Ventures, Interwest, Javelin Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Maven, Mayfield, Morgenthaler Ventures, NEA, Quest Venture Partners, Rock Health, ScaleVenture Partners, Shasta Ventures,SoftTech VC, StartX, Subtraction Capital, True Ventures, Disney, Salesforce, Yahoo to many more.

Here’s a taste of “some” speakers:

  • McHammer, Celebrity, Musician, Entrepreneur
  • Mitch Kapor, Founder, Kapor Center for Social Impact
  • Erik Moore, Founder and Managing Partner, Base Ventures
  • James Freeman, Founder & CEO, Blue Bottle Coffee
  • Danny Kennedy, Co-founder & President, Sungevity
  • Benjamin Ling Partner, Khosla Ventures
  • Tony Conrad, Partner, True Ventures
  • Jeff Clavier, Founder & Managing Partner, SoftTech VC
  • Tim Draper, Founder, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
  • Heidi Roizen, Partner, DFJ
  • Josh Stein, Partner, DFJ
  • Jed Katz, Partner, Javelin Venture Partners
  • Noah Dolye, Partner, Javelin Venture Partners
  • Alex Gurevich, Partner, Javelin Venture Partners
  • Rob Goldman, Mobile ad Monetization, Facebook
  • Steven Fan, Mobile Corp Dev, Yahoo!
  • Yousuf Bhaijee, Mobile user acquisition, Disney Mobile
  • Gil Penchina, Angel Investor & Entrepreneur
  • Lyle Fong, Co-Founder, Hobo Labs
  • Ali Partovi, Angel Investor & Serial Entrepreneur
  • Sharon Wienbar, Partner, ScaleVenture Partners
  • Rebecca Lynn, Partner, Morgenthaler Ventures
  • Tim Brady, Founder & Partner, Imagine K12
  • Charlie Brock, CEO & President, Launch Tennessee
  • Rob Coneybeer, Founder & Partner, Shasta Ventures
  • Tom McGovern, , Managing Dir., IdeaLab
  • Lynn Perkins, Co-founder & CEO, UrbanSitter
  • Greg Winner, CEO, GainSpan
  • Cindy Padnos, Founder & Managing Dir., Illuminate Ventures
  • Wes Selke, Partner, Better Ventures
  • Duncan Davidson, Bullpen Capital
  • Manu Kumar, K9 Ventures
  • Patrick Chung, Partner, NEA
  • David Zilberman, Venture Partner, Comcast Ventures
  • Ezra Roizen, Digital Media Investment Banker, Ackrell Capital
  • Bambi Francisco Roizen, Founder & CEO, Vator
  • Cameron Teitelman, Founder, StartX
  • Matt Garratt, Dir. Corp Dev, Salesforce
  • Jay Chong, Sr. Investment Dir., Samsung Ventures
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