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Tech Cocktail’s Los Angeles Mixer & Startup Showcase

Dec 6, 2012 5:30 pm - Dec 6, 2012 9:00 pm

Hey Los Angeles, the Mixer parade is coming your way!  We’ll be kicking off the event with inspiring Sessions talks followed by the traditional demo style Startup Showcase; served over cocktails, of course.

Sessions, Tech Cocktail’s new speaker series, brings the experiences of successful entrepreneurs to you so you can learn valuable lessons for your startup. Hear their stories in their own words and ask them your questions in an intimate setting. 


Mike Macadann – UX and Design Partner at Science Studio 

Mike is a user experience professional, advisor and entrepreneur. With a background in interaction design, visual design and product development, Mike has developed and improved products for over 14 years. His experience in creating multidisciplinary strategies and tactics to solve research, design, and differentiation problems has repeatedly lead to positive results.

Most recently Mike was the VP of User Experience and Design for Myspace. In this role, Mike was at the forefront of developing contextually appropriate methods towards attracting and developing top talent, user research, interface standards and improving the product experience. This served as the foundation for moving the offering from the legacy social network to a social entertainment destination.

The majority of Mike’s 12 years of leading companies in the area of User Experience has been in and around Silicon Valley for companies such as Aol, Intuit, TechTV and numerous startups. While he has a global presence in the greater Product Design community, his home and heart is in Los Angeles. He is actively involved with the local startup community as the founder of Twiistup which he sold in 2009 but continues to thrive in LA.


Tech Cocktail Mixer & Startup Showcase Events they’re our specialty. The premise is simple; we mix together your region’s hottest tech startups with a couple hundred passionate technophiles- and serve over cocktails. The result is delicious blend of entrepreneurs, investors, employers, job seekers, and those simply looking for a fun environment to mingle with fellow local tech enthusiasts.

What to expect?

  • Startups demoing in a casual expo style
  • Engaging conversations
  • Local technology all-stars, celebrities, and thought leaders

Startups: Apply now for a free demo spot

Friends & tech enthusiasts: Secure your tickets now!


Gold Sponsor, BlueSEO

Community Sponsor, SAMSUNG

Samsung Electronics Strategic Technology Sourcing is a center of excellence in technology sourcing and business development, encompassing a wide range of technology domain. Based in Los Angeles and San Jose, California, our Technology Sourcing team has developed and initiated ambitious plans of expanding the scope of our sourcing activities across the entire North American region.

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