Author Archive: Denise Walker
On April 7-9, 2013 San Diego welcomes the top influencers of social media in an extensive networking conference, Social Media Marketing World. Attendees will rub shoulders with the biggest names and brands in social media including Sony Electronics, Walmart, Cisco, Sharpie, Petco, Dun & Bradstreet and others
Finding a cofounder can be a daunting experience. Many successful entrepreneurs have compared a cofounder relationship to a marital relationship and as such have advised aspiring founders to not take searching for business partners lightly. Traditionally, first time entrepreneurs start their search in finding cofounders with friends and family. However, this search often leaves you with little options at best or stuck with an unqualified founder at worst.
For the first time in SXSW history, young group of entrepreneurs are being celebrated for their accomplishments and have been invited to be on a panel to discuss and share their insight on problem solving, social consciousness, and making the world a better place. The panel will take place on Saturday, March 9th at the Hilton Garden Inn at 1:30pm. Organized by Blacks in Tech (BiT), a coalition of targeted technology organizations and industry thought leaders and in collaboration with fabricatedby.me, SXSW welcomes five intelligent kids with stories of remarkable success.
On Friday, February 22, USC’s Business and Entertainment Association (BEA) is hosting its 4th annual E2: Evolution of Entertainment Conference at the Town & Gown Hall at the USC Campus. The event is designed for professionals and students alike who are interested in or are currently working in the field of entertainment or new media. It’s focus is on the evolving changes in technology that have had an influential impact on the business of entertainment.
Wouldn’t it be cool if you can tell your iPhone what song to play or what kind of music you enjoy and it automatically pulls up the songs for you? At the moment Spotify or Pandora can help aggregate certain songs for you, but you still need to type out what you’re looking for and at times it takes a couple of steps to get to what you want. The new app, Vela brilliantly solves that problem for you. It is the first app that brings on-demand music using voice technology.
This is an interview with Lars Perkins, as he talks about his new app and the new features in the works! Relive is a smart photo-sharing app that allows users to easily share photos privately, amongst close friends and family. Founded by Larks Perkins, a serial entrepreneur, filmmaker, inventor and avid photographer, Relive hopes to solve the problem of privacy in the social photo sharing space.
Gather all of your creative talents and get to hacking this Friday and Saturday, February 8-9 on what might just be the most viable, essential and disruptive focus of any hackathon…… education. Organized by developer evangelist, Alex Donn of the AT&T Developer Program, in coordination with Real Office Centers and AT&T Aspire, this hackathon invites attendees technical and non-technical to build apps and mobile apps that will disrupt education.
On Saturday February 9, Demo Video Lab is holding a one-day event to teach secrets to successfully launching a crowdfunding campaign. Geared towards artists, entrepreneurs and innovators, crowdfunding is a great way to get any projects off the ground, be it startup, movie, music or invention. It is the most viable way to not only get project funding but more importantly to get customer validation.
Ria Consulting is hosting its 3rd annual Dallas Day of Dot Net on February 8-9, 2013 at Sheraton Market Center in Dallas, Texas. The event is a 2-day training in .Net, HTML5, Windows 8, Asp.NET MVC and other Microsoft technologies. In addition, world renowned speakers are invited to discuss the latest trends in technology.