Entertainment

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.

Social Media Week (SMW) helps organizations connect and share the latest social media findings through social, cultural and economic talks and workshops in major cities worldwide. Created by founder Toby Daniels, Social Media Week Los Angeles will focus this series of discussions around the theme of “Empowering Change Through Collaboration.” SMWLA will take place next week Sept. 24-28. 2012.

It is that time of year again, when the digital and tech world looked up from their busy workload just long enough to make sure that they are “represented” with a kickass submission for a panel or two at the most prestigious conference all year, SXSWi (South by Southwest Interactive Festival).

On Tuesday PayPal acquired card.io, a smartphone credit card scanner.
According to Hill Ferguson, VP Global Product PayPal, card.io will integrate its credit card information capturing technology to PayPal’s mobile wallet. The payment details were not made public.

Join us tonight at 8pm right here on TechZulu for the live stream of the NewFront panel. This is your LA chance to meet the shows in LA! Speakers will introduce their new shows debuting this spring, including shows that were pitched at the NewFronts, YouTube-funded shows and other original shows.