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Thank you to all partners that have made
L.A. Optimized possible
The programs is made possible in partnership with Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program and Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles.
This year's EIR is Roberto Martinez, Founder & CEO of Braven Agency, a company that aims to bridge the digital divide for small businesses. Roberto is also Google's Digital Coach for the Los Angeles area.
L.A. Optimized is provided by the Mayor's Office of Economic Development, Office of Community Business, in partnership with the Los Angeles City's Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWDD).
The Creative Taskforce is made possible by the Art Center College of Design and the Los Angeles City Creative Advisory Board, chaired by verynice.co founder, Matthew Manos.
The Accelerator Academy is made possible in partnership with the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy Center for Economic Development. Funded in part by the Economic Development Administration, U.S. Commerce Department.
Program Sponsors + Donors
Special thank you to partners that have provided seed-funding to launch the program in its early stages. 100% of the proceeds were provided to service small businesses enrolled in the program.
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