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Officials believed that some of the fires generated their own winds, similar to the Oakland Firestorm of 1991.
After her 20-minute presentation - there's a countdown clock in the back of the room - Doorey was approached by several venture capitalists wanting to set-up meetings. “The raise process between investors and entrepreneurs is similar to dating,” explained Doorey. We want to find investors that are a good fit for us and the investors want the same thing for their portfolios.” And then, only if the stars align, they can put a ring on it. Silicon Beach The OASIS Summit is taking place steps away from Santa Monica beach, which certainly lacks the cachet of Silicon Beach in venture capital circles, but is making more of a name for itself lately. tend to be more invested in the company they are working at and less likely to jump ship to a competitor. A office of the venture capital firm, The Pritzker Group, said conferences like this one help bolster the local tech scene, and keep companies from fleeing.
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