Ranked No. 3 in the global startup ecosystem, we see promise in Los Angeles and strongly believe in bringing LA’s tech startup scene to the No. 1 position. Our event is set to bolster this growth, providing unique networking opportunities.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013
Be Great Partners, Los Angeles’ most up-and-coming incubator/accelerator, is hosting the LA startup extravaganza Be Great Fest 2013 to bring together the most disruptive startups, entrepreneurs, investors, creative talent, celebrities, and startup supporters to the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, CA on Tuesday, September 17, 2013.
“Ranked No. 3 in the global startup ecosystem, we see promise in Los Angeles and strongly believe in bringing LA’s tech startup scene to the No. 1 position. Our event is set to bolster this growth, providing unique networking opportunities with some of the most brilliant minds in the industry today,” said Be Great Partners’ Managing Partner Lin Miao.
Among the innovative startups in attendance are Be Great Partners’ portfolio companies Skycatch, Enplug, DealFlicks, Eversnap, Hullabalu, NatureBox, and MeUndies.
Skycatch will be offering a live demonstration of their platform that allows autonomous drones to provide real-time HD imagery to commercial business customers. Enplug will bring their social-media integrated digital billboards, Deal Flicks and their promising “Priceline for movie theaters” platform supported by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, and Eversnap will capture all the night’s activities with their app for sharing photos and videos with enhanced privacy.
Also in attendance will be Hullabalu and their platform for children’s toys and apps, NatureBox, a snack startup leading the charge in healthy, mail-order organic treats, and MeUndies, the company offering hyper-comfortable basics.
Be Great Fest will also feature the STEAM Carvinal by Two Bit Circus, Wolfgang Puck catering, a premium open bar, and music by DJ Politik. Merging science with technology, STEAM Carnival will showcase a preview of their high-tech, interactive games and exhibitions to accompany additional entertainment happening throughout the night.
Furthermore, Be Great Partners is donating a large portion of the event’s proceeds to Pencils of Promise, a global education nonprofit benefitting school classrooms, educational programs, and children looking to attend school in developing countries.
For those planning on attending, smartphone application Uber is promoting safe transportation and offering up to $20 for all new riders attending Be Great Fest who sign up through uber.com/go/BeGreatFest.
For tickets and more information, please visit BeGreatFest.com.
ABOUT BE GREAT PARTNERS
Be Great Partners (BGP), the leading technology incubator in Los Angeles, has an active $6 million fund to expand LA's startup ecosystem and bring the most talented tech startups and continued long-term job growth to Los Angeles, specifically its Miracle Mile. The company is seeking big data projects to invest an average capital ranging from $25,000 to $50,000, while providing the startups with strong mentorship, world-class facilities and a team of 25 innovative developers. Be Great Partners works directly with entrepreneurs to develop their project's full potential. For more information, please visit BeGreatPartners.com.