The LA startup scene is vibrant and diverse and we want to make sure that is widely known…
“We all go to events put on by well meaning accelerators pimping their best startups. But earlier this week at something called the LA Showcase, Amplify did something different.
The private event was an afternoon of speed-dating between startups and investors – many of which flew in from the Bay Area specifically for the day – hosted by the accelerator, LA-based Crosscut Ventures, Silicon Valley law firm Fenwick & West, and Silicon Valley Bank.
The interesting part was that, despite the obvious temptation, the participating startups weren’t solely Amplify companies. Rather it included a “curated selection of the best of LA seed stage startups…”