3 Local CEOs, featuring Morgan Harris (multi exit MB dad) shares why his new venture is called KRMA

Friday, January 20, 2023, 12:30 – 2:00 AM UTC

StartupGrind MB's 2nd of new monthly post-quarantine series hosts Morgan Harris (MB resident): 3 exits under his belt and bringing a new focus to his career . Our latest series of events focuses on our seasoned local professionals here in the South Bay and host multiple new CEOs sharing their new ventures. This month, we also host the local CEOs of: BobaBam.com Ladysuite.com

In-person event
Fireside Chat

About this event

StartupGrind-MB's new in-person series rolls out a new format!

We've invited 3 local CEOs to join this next event as we continue our mission to share the innovation and entrepreneurship from our own community.

Our event will start with a short roundtable of 2 CEOs sharing their latest launches:

BobaBAM.com - my daughter loves this Boba drink and we'll host Manhattan Beach CEO Brian Khoddam 

Ladysuitebeauty.com - Hemosa Beach CEO, Therese Clark, shares her early stage startup reinventing intimate health and wellness for women


And of course, meet Morgan Harris and hear his story (in a 20 minute casual fireside chat)

We will explore Morgan's latest venture:   www.goodkrma.co  and his journey through multiple exits in the media, advertising, social, and music industries.

Morgan Harris is an American entrepreneur and investor with multiple exits in media and technology. Currently, Morgan serves as Chief Executive Officer at KRMA. Previously Morgan served as CEO of TONIK+ acquired in June 2021 by Edisen (Formerly Chimney Vigor Group).

Prior to TONIK+, Morgan was the Founder and CEO for HYFN, an award-winning paid social platform that has executed campaigns for some of the most recognized brands in the world including Nike, Coca-Cola, Disney, Levi’s, Universal and more. HYFN was acquired in April 2013 by LIN Media.

Before HYFN, Morgan was Founder and CEO of Audio Lunchbox, one of the very first digital music destinations to offer legal MP3 downloads which was eventually acquired in December of 2007. 

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Friday, January 20, 2023
12:30 AM – 2:00 AM UTC

Venue map


12:30 AMNetworking, beer and wine
1:00 AMNetworking with 2 local CEOs and their launches!
1:30 AMFireside chat with Morgan Harris
2:00 AMPost-event Networking


  • Craig Kaplan

    StartupGrind Manhattan Beach



  • Craig Kaplan

    Venture Partner: Lvlup.vc and NextGenVP.com


  • Jason Manasse


  • brandon maier


  • Justyn Williams


    Community Builder

  • Kari Sarkar

    Director Partner