Eva Ho and Jason Nazar, entrepreneurs known for their accomplishments in business start-ups, will anchor the 2016 edition of L.A.’s Entrepreneur in Residence program, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today.
The program, devised by Garcetti in 2014, enlists two expert entrepreneurs each year to work with the city on creating initiatives aimed at supporting local entrepreneurs and contributing to business-friendly city policies.
Ho and Nazar will advise on city policy and develop initiatives designed to help entrepreneurs and as local non-profit organizations foster more entrepreneurship and business growth across Los Angeles. Ho is a general partner at Susa Ventures, an early stage technology fund. Nazar is chief executive and co-founder of Comparably, a human resources-focused startup.
“When we join forces with some of the business world’s most successful entrepreneurs, there’s no telling what we can accomplish,” said Garcetti in the statement.
The EIR program is sponsored in part by Ernst & Young which has committed to supporting the program for four years.