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Upcoming SBEC Events


Friends of the SBEC Luncheon

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
11:45 AM-1:15 PM
1215 El Prado Ave., Torrance, CA
Meet local entrepreneurs and other SBEC friends for our monthly Networking Luncheon. Our meeting will feature a presentation on intelligent strategy for branding by Joaquin Hernandez. His firm works with business owners, entrepreneurs, professionals, recent graduates and anyone else interested in enhancing their online and social media presence. They coach you on how to enhance your profile, generate leads, build your personal and professional brand, and establish yourself as an authority in your field. Their fields of expertise include LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Instagram, and YouTube. Don’t miss out!

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SBEC Pitch Night

Thursday, March 16, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
1215 El Prado Ave., Torrance, CA

Join us to see up-and-coming South Bay startups in our monthly SBEC Pitch Night. Meet entrepreneurs, mentors and potential investors.

Interested in presenting? Pitch your company to venture capital partners and angel investors. Please apply here – spaces are limited. No walk-ins accepted. The SBEC also offers Pitch Training Courses.

Free parking is available adjacent to the SBEC (in downtown Torrance).

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Other Entrepreneurial Events

SBEC Endorses “Growth Capital Conference”

Growth Capital Conference
Thursday, April 27, 2017 7:00am to 10:00am
The Olympic Collection, 11301 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064

Network with capital sources, strategic partners, advisors, deal makers and entrepreneurs seeking capital & counsel.

DEAL DISPLAYtm showcases growing firms needing capital. View products, online demos. Panel topics include:

  • How to submit your firm for funding
  • How to pitch to investors
  • Valuation guidelines & examples
  • Winning features in great pitches

Hot Networking Breakfast at 7:00 AM sharp!

Register by January 6 for Early Bird discount.
Pay $69 instead of $89 (enter SBEC in CODE field).

You may submit your DEAL online.