SRF & Silicon Beach at the University of Southern California

SRF’s Managing Director, Mackenzie Chambers, is honored to be an advisor to Silicon Beach at the University of Southern California (Silicon Beach @ USC). Now in its 5th year, the Silicon Beach @USC conference will feature game-changers and thought leaders from Hollywood studios, enterprise technology and service providers, LA-area startups, and more. Scheduled for October 14th on the USC Campus, the sessions will focus on the unique synergy of innovation, creativity, entrepreneurial thinking and technology that is driving the startup ecosystem and that continues to disrupt almost every major industry.The conference will explore:

  • How Acquisitions are Driving Innovation in the Enterprise – and what this means for entrepreneurs and investors.
  • Tech Platforms, ROI, & Leadership – Exploring the business case for adopting new technology platforms and services, and how technology leaders can reap maximum value from their investments in new initiatives.
  • The future of entertainment – The trends that will have the biggest impact in 2020 and beyond. (AR/VR, multi-platform, OTT, digital advertising, etc.)
  • Reaching the 21st Century Consumer – The future innovations in marketing that will take us beyond ad blocking and build authentic and sustainable relationships with customers.
  • Storytelling, World-building & the Business Of Fun: Gaming & Interactive Entertainment.

Speakers Include:

  • Jon Kraft, co-founder, Pandora
  • Ted Ross, ‎General Manager, CIO at City of Los Angeles
  • Sean Kundu, Vice President, New Ventures at San Francisco 49ers
  • Matt Crowley, author, Winning the Game: How to Successfully Sell Your Business
  • Andrew Stalbow, CEO & Co-Founder, Seriously
  • David Ring, founder, David Ring Media and former Executive VP, Universal Music Group
  • Gordon Bellamy, Visiting Scholar, USC School of Cinematic Arts & Advisor, TheWaveVR

Click here to register for the conference: http://bit.ly/2dlhfag

Business Accounting Basics Seminar Recap

Thanks to the Bixel Exchange for the coverage on our August 23rd “Business Accounting Basics” seminar in partnership with the LA Law Library.

“Every business decision must be made with an eye toward the bottom line. How else would you keep your doors open, otherwise? The LA Law Library workshop with Bixel advisor and accounting expert Mackenzie Chambers of Square Root Financial helped navigate more than 20 entrepreneurs through accounting essentials, including fundamentals of financial modeling, the importance of cash flow, and key financial statements that provide an insightful look into the health of your company.”

If you have business accounting questions, feel free to reach out to us at accounting@squarerootfinancial.com