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Avi Zolty

Co-founder, Beatdeck

Los Angeles

From a young age, Avi has been passionate about becoming a successful businessman; he created his first company when only sixteen. Within the next year, he had established a multitude of popular teen nightclubs, which led to the foundation of the largest dub step promotion company in the south-east and a position as marketing director at one of the nation's top nightclubs. By 19, he had already amassed an impressive list of awards from various local and state competitions for his various software startups, including phishyourfriends, Tabbster, ActivitySplash, OhYah Media, and one of the first Facebook Apps - IRecommendIt as well as selling a domain to Paypal Execs before his 21st birthday.

After graduating YCombinator in Winter 2013 Avi moved to LA in 20131 to focus on a Music-Analytics platform called Beatdeck, which has since been acquired. While in LA he c0-founded Skurt and is currently working on Teen Startup Academy, a program aimed at helping high school students launch start-ups. His specialties lie in marketing, hacking and startup-building.

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Putting the Hacking in Growth Hacking

Putting the Hacking in Growth Hacking

Find out what growth hacking is and learn how to implement your own growth hack strategy to significantly increase your customer base.

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Running a Startup Without a Technical Founder

Running a Startup Without a Technical Founder

We will delve into the intricate art of running a startup as a NON technical founder.

13 Times

Learning the Startup Language: From API's to Z-Scores

Learning the Startup Language: From API's to Z-Scores

Learn everything you need to know to start speaking the startup language. We'll discuss what everything means, how to apply it, and how to fit into the culture of the scene.

8 Times

How and Why to Get into an Accelerator

How and Why to Get into an Accelerator

Understand and explore the benefits and tactics of getting into an Accelerator. Most importantly learn how to put them to use.

2 Times

Teen Startup Academy

Teen Startup Academy

This introductory workshop works to develop a solution for a problem and gives teens the necessary tools to take their startup from idea to product launch.

Introduction  to Growth Hacking

Introduction to Growth Hacking

Find out what growth hacking is and learn how to implement your own growth hack strategy to significantly increase your customer base.

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