July 16 & 17, 2014


Santa Monica, CA

Shutters on the Beach


We are pleased to announce the 4th annual invitation-only Siemer Summit, to be held July 16 - 17, 2014 at Casa Del Mar and Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica, California. Building on the success of the last three Summits, which drew notable attendees from around the world, this year’s event will encompass two days of presentations, networking and relationship-building among key players in the digital media and technology industry. All segments of the digital media industry will be represented, including advertising, media, data, eCommerce, software, social and gaming.

 Our 2014 two-day Summit will include over 500 digital media and technology leaders.

 20% of all participants will hail from foreign nations, facilitating international business discussions and partnerships.

 Summit attendance is limited to select venture capital partners, entrepreneurs and C-level media executives.

 The Summit will remain an invitation-only event, with invitees carefully selected to ensure that the event includes only the most accomplished digital media executives in the industry.

 The Summit will include 70 company presentations from entrepreneurs, 30 featured speakers, 40 early stage award nominees, 50 judges, a series of roundtable discussions and a closing awards ceremony.

About Siemer

Siemer & Associates LLC is a global boutique merchant bank dedicated to offering candid insight and guidance to Digital Media, Software and Internet companies throughout their business life cycles. Comprised of industry veterans who have worked both inside and out of technology enterprises, S&A has successfully completed more than 50 transactions that aggregated over $3 billion in sell-side mandates and surpassed $1.5 billion in equity capital. Headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in London, Singapore and Hong Kong, S&A offers exceptional corporate capital raising, financial advisory services and M&A, specializing in complex cross-border transactions.

WaveMaker Labs is an incubator fund based in Singapore and sponsored by Siemer Ventures. WaveMaker Labs seeks to make 8-10 investments per year into the Singaporean tech ecosystem. With this, WaveMaker aims to catalyze the formation of value-creating technology businesses right at the heart of Southeast Asia’s 600 million consumers and the 2 billion more in nearby India and China. WaveMaker Labs is an “approved technology incubator” under the Technology Incubation Scheme (TIS) of the Singaporean government’s National Research Foundation (NRF).

Siemer Ventures, an early stage technology investment fund, is committed to expanding the international technology ecosystem by investing in tech companies positioned for rapid growth that are run by remarkable entrepreneurs with deep domain expertise. These companies typically target large, fragmented and high-growth markets with unique and differentiated products and services. One of the most active investment funds in Southern California, Siemer Ventures has close to 100 current portfolio companies and makes an average of 25 new investments each year in Digital Media startups.


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Featured Speakers & Panelists

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Presenting Companies

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WaveMaker Awards Judges

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WaveMaker Awards

WaveMaker Awards of Distinction

The Big Kahuna Award

The start-up with the most innovative platform that is most poised for growth.

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The Wave Rider of the Year Award

IPO of the Year


The Wave Breaker of the Year Award

Exit of the Year


Industry Awards

Industry Awards are given to worthy tech entrepreneurs who have raised less than $8 million in the following categories:

Hang Ten Award

Advertising — Online and mobile ad networks, digital agencies, ad targeting and analytics

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Category Winner

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Impact Zone Award

Data — Data marketplaces and aggregators; location data and analytics

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Category Winner

Category Winner

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Party Wave Award

Social Media, Content and Distribution — Social media, online and mobile content; content discovery and sharing

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Category Winner

Category Winner






Sand Dollar Award

eCommerce and mCommerce — Online, mobile, local and social commerce as well as comparison shopping, couponing and subscriptions

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Category Winner

Category Winner

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Point Break Award

Videotech — Online video and video technology

Category Winner

Category Winner

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Switch Foot Award

Music — Online, mobile, local and social music platforms; music discovery and sharing; B2B and infrastructure

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Category Winner

Category Winner

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