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Electrify Your Senses: The Future of Disruptive Startups & Sustainability #EarlyStageLA

June 17 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Electrify Your Senses: The Future of Disruptive Startups & Sustainability #EarlyStageLAe

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#EarlyStageLA Presents: Electrify Your Senses: The Future of Disruptive Startups & Sustainability.

In Partnerships with Rivian , Powered by Sensate & wrkspace

​Prepare to be inspired at “Electrify Your Senses: The Future of Disruptive Startups & Sustainability”, an exclusive event that brings together the leaders of innovation and sustainability. Hosted at the beautiful Rivian Headquarters nestled in Venice, CA.

​Join us for an afternoon of immersive experiences, insightful discussions, and unparalleled networking opportunities as we delve into the future of disruptive startups and sustainable solutions.

Event Highlights

  • Test Drive and Sensate Experience: Investors, take the wheel and test drive the latest electric vehicles from Rivian. Experience the future of transportation firsthand. As a special bonus, investors who participate in a test drive and show interest in an investment opportunity with sensate will receive a complimentary Sensate device (limited quantity available – must setup a meeting with Sensate), offering a glimpse into the intersection of technology and personal well-being, as Sensate is currently raising capital.

Panel Discussion: Engage with thought leaders and innovators in a panel discussion that explores the intersections of technology, sustainability, and entrepreneurship. Hear from industry giants like Rivian and trailblazing startups supported by Expert Dojo.

  • Host Speaker from Rivian: Discover how Rivian is electrifying the future of mobility and driving sustainability in the automotive industry.
  • Anna Gudmundson: Anna Gudmundson, CEO of Sensate is a seasoned tech business leader with over 20 years of experience driving innovation in exponential technology fields that have shaped our society, including mobile, big data, and social media tech. Her journey through CEO roles, VP Product, and interim executive positions has been marked by a relentless pursuit of innovation and impact across both B2B and DTC technology sectors.
  • Stephen Hargett: Co-founder and CEO of wrkspace, a platform designed to help people discover their ideal work environments. With a diverse career that includes roles at Apple, Tesla, and WeWork. A self-trained UX/UI designer, he has designed apps and digital assets for local businesses and the City of Los Angeles, showcasing his versatility and commitment to enhancing user experiences.
  • Nick Albert: Advanced Prototyping Center Manager at LACI, Leading teams in the built environment supporting cleantech startups and green jobs through public and private partnerships.
  • Ash Kumar: A partner and head of strategy at Expert DOJO: one of the most active early stage accelerator and VC fund in the world. With over five years of experience as a founder, Ash brings a wealth of entrepreneurial expertise and he loves supporting early stage founders.

Why Attend?

For Startups:

  • ​Network with potential partners, investors, and collaborators.
  • ​Learn from successful entrepreneurs and gain actionable insights.
  • ​Participate in an unforgettable Sensate experience.

For Investors:

  • ​Explore investment opportunities in high-potential startups.
  • ​Experience Rivian’s groundbreaking electric vehicles and receive a Sensate device.
  • ​Engage with thought leaders in technology and sustainability.

Featured Partners

  • Rivian: Discover how Rivian is transforming the automotive industry with their state-of-the-art electric vehicles designed for adventure and sustainability. Their innovative approach to mobility is setting new standards for the future.
  • Sensate: Learn about Sensate’s mission to enhance personal well-being through their groundbreaking technology. As they raise capital, investors will have a unique opportunity to engage with a product that combines tech and wellness.
  • Expert Dojo: Gain insights from one of the leading startup accelerators. Expert Dojo’s comprehensive support system helps startups achieve rapid growth and secure investment.
  • Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI): Engage with LACI, a hub for cleantech innovation dedicated to supporting startups that drive sustainable solutions and make a positive environmental impact.
  • wrkspace: Explore how wrkspace is revolutionizing the workspace experience through innovative design and technology, making flexible and efficient work environments accessible.

Join Us for an Unforgettable Experience!

​Be part of a transformative event that explores the cutting-edge of startups and sustainability. Whether you’re a startup founder, an investor, or a leader in the industry, “Electrify Your Senses” is where you’ll find the inspiration, connections, and opportunities to drive the future.


June 17
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


660 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291, USA