The Startup Venture Summit is happening on November 27th and 28th, 2012, at the Courtyard Marriott Los Angeles.
From Hollywood Today:
“HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Today) 2012/11/24 – “The Los Angeles tech scene is growing fast and finding its own niche and areas of expertise,” says StartEngine startup accelerator co-chair Howard Marks. “We are helping the L.A. tech community by accelerating over 40 startups in 2012, and we are targeting 50 in 2013. We are building a strong community of entrepreneurs, mentors and investors.” Marks was co-founder and chairman of Activision Studios and the CEO of Acclaim Games (now owned by Disney). He’s one of the speakers at the Startup Venture Summit happening in Los Angeles on November 27th and 28th.
“Startups need a strong team, a mission and be surrounded by a community of investors, mentors and peers,” says Marks. “Startups only need capital if they have first proven at a small scale their idea or model. As they grow, they will need access to capital depending on the market they are targeting. We usually see startups raising $300K to $1M as their first round. They should focus on engineering and marketing…”
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