Hey folks! We’re excited to announce TechZulu is officially partnering with New Media Expo (formerly BlogWorld) to create a Startup Launchpad at their next event taking place January 6-8, 2013 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Conference Center in Las Vegas.

Netflix Inc and The Walt Disney Company have joined hands to give US film lovers high quality animated and live action films.

According to Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer at Netflix, “Disney and Netflix have shared a long and mutually beneficial relationship and this deal will bring to our subscribers, in the first pay TV window, some of the highest-quality, most imaginative family films being made today.”

Being an entrepreneur is scary. Every day we have to make decisions we don’t know are right or wrong and most times we just do our best to trust our gut. Then people like Kevin Winston storm into a city like Superman to save the day and make all our lives just a little bit easier. That’s what Kevin’s conference, Silicon Beach Fest (SBF), did for Los Angeles entrepreneurs.

Monday November 26 YouTube launched its creators space in LA in a move to reach out to original video creators to meet and share experiences to up their video production.

One month old Hub LA already has over 100 members! They didn’t use any magic, its just what they offer and an awesome community of friends, press and members.

TechZulu caught up with Ann Le, MD of Hub LA and we learned about their business acceleration services, social/civic events, and cultural/arts and above all programming sessions!

The Spiridellis brother-founder team behind the popular JibJab eCard line featuring personalization Starring You®, (think Elf Yourself)—have grown up and now have children of their own. Children that have iPads, and a need for great content to interact with on those iPads that meet the tough standards of Gregg and Evan Spiridellis. The criteria for this JibJab dad approved content is that it must be fun, engaging, with music that doesn’t suck after the 3rd play, and also promotes learning…

AlwaysOn based in Palo Alto, California is hosting its OnHollywood event on October 29 and 30 at the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica, CA. AlwaysOn will proudly announce the sixth annual OnHollywood 100-the top companies that are disrupting the Hollywood establishment and creating viable business models for the digital entertainment marketplace.

The West Coast biannual AdAge Social TV conference took place in Beverly Hills earlier this week. Elite media giants, agencies and brands flew in from around the country to discuss the rapidly changing and complex ecosystem evolving between the primitive television and social engagement union.

Jackass, TheDudesons, America’s Funniest Home Videos. Normal people get paid every day by TV networks wanting to get a hold of stunts, pranks and home videos that tickle your funny bone. Question is, how do these non celebrity everyday people form relationships with the TV execs and what exactly are those execs looking for? I had the opportunity of interviewing some key people in the world of video licensing to explore how the industry works.

Armed with a BSc, Chemistry from The University of Manchester, Jason Njoku, CEO and Co-founder of iROKO Partners left London for Lagos in what could have seemed a wrong move.

But Jason Njoku with his fearless determination saw success ahead, the CEO and Co-founder of Iroko Partners, world’s largest digital distributors of Nigerian music and movies, with a library of over 1600 licensed movies.