• About Angel Launch

    Contact Angel Launch: 650 226 3490 or Info@Angellaunch.com

    About Angel Launch Events

    Angel Launch has been producing weekly and annual events in San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Los Angeles for six years connecting hundreds of startups and private companies to angels, VCs and investors representing millions in funding. Over 70,000 have attended our events in the last five years. We previously produced events under the brand iHollywood Forum in Los Angeles and during trade shows such as NAB, CES, GDC, E3 EXPO, NATPE, and CTIA. The sessions address key topics facing entrepreneurs in business and tech ventures. Each program has a panel discussion and dinner for networking and small group discussion.

    We recently produced successful events in this market, ICO Funding Summit in Palo Alto, ICO Fest in San Francisco, helped to manage and act as master of ceremonies at CB Blockchain Conference in San Francisco; and venture forums at other trade shows like GDC.

    We produce ventures forums in Silicon Valley Investment Forum designed to connect entrepreneurs from startups, private and public companies with investors across the board in all sectors for both tech and nontech.

    We offer forums for diverse opinions on the most compelling and controversial issues facing the industry, while emphasizing the viability of new business models. Their conferences and seminars typically attract 200 to 1,000 professionals for high-level deal making.

    We develop our programs to attract meetings at mid- to upper-level executives, ensuring that their sponsors’ prospects are highly qualified. Furthermore, we attract the best in class industry leaders to speak at events, which leads to routine sellouts and national press coverage.

    We also produce custom events for clients including producing original events, recruiting speakers, marketing and promotion.

    About our Events

    Angel Launch is founded by Zahava Stroud based in Silicon Valley. Zahava Stroud graduated from UC Berkeley in Sociology, UC Davis Law School and joined the California bar. She practiced law in Los Angeles as a trial lawyer and business litigator for 18 years before founding iHollywood Forum and later Angel Launch. We host mixers, breakfasts, conferences, and workshops that have attracted thousands of attendees and connected entrepreneurs, investors and established companies. Many of the startups who attend our events have secured funding from people they met; found jobs or employees; and some became acquired.


    in 2008, Zahava decided to expand our scope of connected entrepreneurs and investors to all tech markets with huge success. We launched an exciting new series for executive discussion and deal making for all types of entrepreneurs in different vertical markets, not just related to media and entertainment. Our attendees are thought leadership executives who include entrepreneurs, investors, corporate employees who crave intellectual and thoughtful conversation in an elegant setting to lead to business deals.


    As we progressed in 2012 with the rapid growth of startups, we realized that entrepreneurs needed resources, education, live events, and and guidance on how to secure angel investors, so Zahava moved to the bay area for Angel Launch.

    We also produce dinners where guests mingle with senior executives and then engage in dinner conversation in round tables. Many major deals are generated by relationships made at our events.