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2021 Most Fundable Companies

Thursday, October 14, 2021 | 10 AM PDT Come back to watch the live streaming of the showcase event announcing the winners of the 4th annual startup competition!

Revisit this page after the showcase to:

  • Vote your favorites! Select up to three of your favorite Most Fundable Companies through November 1
  • Watch the event replay and company pitches
  • See additional featured startups

Thank you for your support of the Graziadio School and our entrepreneurship initiatives.

Presented by:

Sponsor logos: singleton foundation, venture valley, million stories, entrepreneurshop


The Winners

The 2021 winners will be announced on October 14, 2021.




Our program relies on the support of many throughout the year. Thank you to the following organizations!


Legacy Sponsors

George and Reva Graziadio Foundation logo

Platinum Sponsors

TVA logo

Contact: James Casparie, CEO

Wealth Teams Alliance logo

Gold Sponsors

JPMorgan Securities logo

Contact: Ronald Munman, Executive Director, The Munman Group

Silver Sponsors


Chase Bank logo

Contact: Maria L. Garcia, Managing Director, North Los Angeles Region, Chase Private Client and Chase Investments

Chase Business Bank logo

Contact: Vaughn Lucas, Executive Director, Business Banking Market Manager for LA North

KPMG logo

Contact: Ryan Youhan, Business Development Director

Startup Mavericks logo

Resource Partners


Audit Prep Services LLC logo

Contact: Michael Psomas, President

Diversified Professional Coaching logo

Early Growth Financial Services logo

Contact: Vivek Gutheti, VP of Sales

Flying Point Industries logo

Contact: Gaurav Arora, Partner I John Gallo, Partner

GeoStrategies logo

Contact: Carl Schroeder, President

Mecoy Communications logo

Contact: Ryan Walker, Vice President

Miller Law Partners logo

Contact: Lee Miller, Partner

Netcapital logo

Contact: Eric Cox, Head of West Coast Initiatives

NGS Global logo

Contact: Bob Bellano, Senior Partner I Louis La Rocca, Partner

Principal Financial Group logo

Contact: Ryan Noto, Director - Retirement Services, Southern CA Region

Scherzer International logo

Contact: Larry Scherzer, President

SoCal IP Law Group logo

Contact: Jonathan Pearce, Partner

In-Kind Premium


Business Rockstars and CoFounders Lab logo

Contact: Steve Lehman, Chairman

CoFounders Lab logo

Keiretsu Forum SoCal logo

Contact: Connie Harrell, President

Pismo Ventures logo



AWS Amazon Web Services logo

Christian Angel Investors logo

Connective logo


Donna Griffit logo

Elevate My Brand logo

Fertility Within Reach logo

Global Talent Builders logo

HubSpot logo

LAVA logo

Neutrino Donut logo

Paydrop logo

Pitch Genius logo

Shoobx logo

Spark xyz logo

Startup Spark Mentoring logo

Syndicate 708 logo

WeTransact.Live logo

V3nture Works logo



Disclaimers: Pepperdine University, in its sole discretion, may choose not to publish a company for any reason it deems appropriate. The Pepperdine Most Fundable Companies List does not represent an offer to sell securities. It does not constitute investment advice, nor is it an endorsement of any particular product or service. Pepperdine University is not a broker-dealer and does not perform services provided by a broker-dealer, including but not limited to any financial or investment advising.