Ashton Kutcher to Headline the 3rd Annual City Summit Held on Hollywood's Biggest Awards Weekend in Support of Startup, Nonprofit Organizations

The City Summit Business Acceleration Experience and City Gala Aim to Advance Community Through Humanitarian Activities and Events.

Ashton Kutcher, globally renowned actor, investor, and philanthropist, will headline the 3rd Annual City Summit on March 3, 2018, in Los Angeles at Universal Studios on Hollywood’s biggest awards weekend. City Summit is a world-class, socially conscious business acceleration experience featuring an all-star line-up of speakers and entrepreneurs. The Summit precedes the City Gala, which is a fundraiser that supports startup, nonprofit organizations. The City Gala’s vision is to advance community through humanitarian activities and events.

Kutcher has been named one of TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World,” as well as being honored by Vanity Fair’s “New Establishment List.” He was also twice named as one of Forbes’ “World’s Most Powerful Celebrities,” as well as one of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People.”

In 2011, Kutcher co-created a venture fund, A-Grade Investments, with Ron Burkle and Guy Oseary. To date, A-Grade has invested in multiple tech companies including AirBnB, Spotify, Uber, Flipboard, Oscar Health, Warby Parker, Nextdoor and Houzz. In 2014, Kutcher and Oseary founded another fund, Sound Ventures, which has invested in  Zenreach, Handy, Gusto, Acorns, Mark43 and more. Kutcher is also the co-founder of Thorn: Digital Defenders of Children. Thorn drives technology innovation to fight the sexual exploitation of children.

“We are honored that Ashton has decided to be involved in the City Summit. He’s an accomplished businessman and philanthropist, and his work is leading our generation into a promising future,” said Ryan Long, Founder of City Summit & Gala.

For business owners and leaders, the City Summit presents a rare opportunity for business networking and relationships at the highest level. Multiple leaders of other award-winning conferences are among the panelists and speakers at the City Summit event. As a business relationship opportunity, the City Summit represents the best of the best and provides inspiring knowledge and education about how to overcome adversity and accomplish inconceivable goals.

About City Summit:
The City Summit is a world-class, socially conscious business acceleration experience. The event was founded by social entrepreneur, Ryan Long, to educate, network, and inspire entrepreneurs. The 2018 City Summit takes place on March 2-4 at Universal Studios. The City Summit is sponsored by Brigade LA, Anton Jae Global, NBC University, Allure Events, Secret Knock, The Celebrity Installer, One One 77 Creative Studio, Shared Success, The Income Store, and Fuel. For more information, email For talent submissions, contact

About City Gala:
The City Gala has a vision to advance community through humanitarian activities and events. The gala takes place on March 4, 2018 at Universal Studios, Hollywood and benefits nonprofit organizations: Already Always Amazing, Bright Futures Foundation, Feed A Billion, Fulfilled Families, Firelife Foundation, Project NOW, Conscious Capitalism, Child Liberation Foundation, and My Life My Power. 

Contact Information:
Jennifer Buonantony
Press Pass LA for City Summit and City Gala

Source: City Summit


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