SA&M Preccelerator Managing Director Len Lanzi was featured on Startup xyz’s video series, Startup 2.0. In the interview, conducted by Lucas Pols, Len covered topics ranging from the Preccelerator’s investment thesis, mistakes that Len sees commonly in startups, setting realistic expectations, raising a friends & family round, and startup budgeting.
To watch the full interview with Len, visit here.
About Startup 2.0
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Leonard M. Lanzi has over 30 years of organization management and fund development experience. Len has been the Managing Director of the Preccelerator since 2019. He has been serving as the Executive Director of the Los Angeles Venture Association since 2007. In his capacity at LAVA, Len works with the LAVA board of directors to direct the strategic plan and organize educational and informational programs within the venture-funded startup ecosystem in the greater Los Angeles region.
Len brings a well-rounded knowledge from such diverse human service organizations as the Community Kitchen of Santa Barbara, Court Appointed Special Advocates, Junior Achievement of Southern California, and the Boy Scouts of America.
About SA&M Preccelerator
The Preccelerator® Program is an accelerator for early-stage startups offered to select companies out of the Santa Monica office of Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP that provides initial capital, sophisticated legal services, interim office space, mentorship, a targeted curriculum, investment strategy counseling and access to a strategic perks portfolio with the objective of helping you grow your idea from business concept to funded startup.
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