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Evo & ROC Edu: Sh*t Startup Founders Don’t Talk About

May 13, 2015


Brought to you by EvoNexus + ROC Edu

Date: Wednesday, May 13th
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Location: ROC @ The Vine 5151 California Ave., Suite 100 Irvine, 92617

Join us for an evening of honest conversation from a few of Orange County’s top startup founders. They’re excited to share some raw stories from the front lines. The good, bad and ugly. You won’t want to miss it.

Meet the Founders

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Kirsten Mangers
A self-proclaimed small business & entrepreneur’s advocate, Kirsten was an early innovator behind the localization of online advertising for small-to-medium sized businesses. Kirsten is the Founder and CEO of Chicklabs, a full-service marketing consultancy, incubator, and growth accelerator designed to put your business on a path to profitability with a focus on female-led companies.

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Chris Dover
Four time entrepreneur, investor and technologist. Growth and dev focused founder. A warrior of two bubbles and counting, numerous rocket attacks, cancer and 500 Startups.

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Atul Patel
Atul Patel has over 15 years of experience with founding, operating, and advising startup and technology companies. He was CEO/Founder of OneScreen, Cofounder and Co-inventor of LeadiD, Cofounder of Optimal, Cofounder of BankAround/ExaSearch, and Cofounder of LeadROI.


What is EvoNexus?
EvoNexus strives to be the world’s best technology incubator with locations in San Diego and Irvine. We empower motivated entrepreneurs to turn their transformative ideas into fundable, commercially-viable companies. EvoNexus leverages community resources to provide what entrepreneurs need, without requiring them to surrender equity.

What is ROC Edu?
ROC is dedicated to expanding the entire innovative ecosystem in Orange County and beyond, which is why we’re launching classes and workshops that anyone can sign up to take. Designed to fit into your busy schedule, these programs will help professionals and students alike add relevant digital business skills to their toolsets.

Event Sponsored By:
The Vine is a vibrant business community rooted in innovation and growth.

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