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2023 Most Fundable Companies

Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 12:00 PM PT / Virtual 12:30 PM PT

Presented by:

sponsor logo - Singleton Foundation for Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship

Come back to watch the live streaming of the showcase event announcing the winners of the 6th annual startup competition!


Revisit this page after the showcase to:

  • Vote your favorites! Select up to three of your favorite Most Fundable Companies through October 9
  • Watch the event replay and company pitches
  • See additional featured startups

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



Jason Nazar

Featured Speaker

Jason Nazar (MBA '05, JD '07)
Co-Founder & Co-Chairman




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


Title Sponsors

Singleton Foundation for Financial Literacy Entrepreneurship logo

Contact: Ryan Groves, Head of Entrepreneurship


Legacy Sponsors

George and Reva Graziadio Foundation logo


Gold Sponsors

CFO Plans logo

Contact: Vivek Gutheti, Chief Growth Officer

Fidelity Investments logo

Contact: Jason Hammond, Vice President, Business Partner Manager

JPMorgan Securities logo

Contact: Ronald Munman, Managing Director, The Munman Group

Silver Sponsors

Astrella logo

Contact: Keith Newman, Head of Sales

Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship & the Law logo

Contact: David Feingold, Executive Director

Startup Mavericks logo

Contact: Garrett Gilbertson, Founding Partner

Resource Partners


Flying Point Industries logo

Contact: Gaurav Arora, Partner

Netcapital logo

Contact: Eric Cox, Head of West Coast Initiatives

Scherzer International logo

Contact: Jennifer Jackson, Managing Director

SoCal IP Law Group logo

Contact: Jonathan Pearce, Partner

Stubbs Alderton and Markiles logo

Contact: Len Lanzi, Managing Director, Preccelerator Program


In-Kind Premium


Business Rockstars logo

Contact: Steve Lehman, Chairman

CoFounders Lab logo

Keiretsu Forum SoCal logo

Contact: Connie Harrell, President

Pismo Ventures logo

Contact: JJ Richa, CEO

Stella logo

Contact: Silvia Mah, Chairwoman & Founder

Syndicate 708 logo

Contact: Margeaux Sullivan, Venture Partner

Tech Coast Angels logo

Contact: Lucas Pols, President

TiE  SoCal Angels logo

Contact: Ashish Saboo, President


AWS Amazon Web Services logo

Connective logo


Donna Griffit logo

Elevate My Brand logo

Evergreen Way Consulting logo

F6S logo

Global Talent Builders logo

HubSpot logo

LAVA logo

Miller Law Partners logo


Neutrino Donut logo

Onpoint Leadership logo

Pitch Genius logo

Scroobious logo

Spark xyz logo

StartupStarter logo

The Launch Box logo

V3nture Works logo

Wefunder logo

WeTransact.Live 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.