There is real value for entrepreneurs in with working with the team [at Science] around how to market and build a business.
“Like many great startup ideas, the formation of L.A.-based incubator, investment firm, and accelerator Science had its origins at a dinner.
In 2007, Peter Pham and Mike Jones found themselves working in L.A., having recently sold companies to News Corp. and AOL, respectively. The duo, who were friends, started to organize dinners, called Beta South, to bring together startup founders and tech leaders in the area. Pham says that attendance at these dinners was in the single-digits but soon expanded to include many more. At that point, Jones and Pham started thinking about ways to foster entrepreneurship and bring more VC dollars to L.A…”