Article after article points out that Los Angeles is on its way to becoming one of the most robust startup communities in the United States. We have seen this growth first hand, and are always impressed by the community’s appetite for learning new age technical skills. A class we produce here at General Assembly called “Intro to the LA Startup Community”, has turned into a series, each time presented by a different prominent person in the startup ecosystem providing a unique perspective on the tech scene in LA.
As creators, developers, and hackers, we love a good challenge and even more so with time restrictions. We also enjoy spending weekends in front of the computer working on new projects or building the next mobile app. It’s our fuel. Myself included. The West Hollywood based team over at Talenthouse feels the same way. With us all in agreement on how we enjoy spending our weekends, there’s only one thing to do…hackathon!
Not just a new film, “The Cosmonaut” is a labor of love four years in the making, crowdsourced and created with a plan to test the boundaries of transmedia content distribution worldwide. The project was started by a group of young Spanish digerati called Riot Cinema Collective. Using the power of the Internet’s connected tools they are proposing a new film model from financing, distribution, production and user participation by fostering a hardcore community under a Share-alike Creative Commons license.
In today’s world we’re connected to friends in ways that in the past could have never been imagined. At the touch of a button you can be connected with friends around the world. Today, Ribbon launches their mobile application to take us beyond our now traditional social connections to allowing us a glimpse into the future.
This month TechZulu is taking Final Fridays to Hollywood! For those unfamiliar, Held the last Friday of every month, TechZulu Final Fridays (#TZFF) are a creative blend between mentorship, networking event, startup showcase, and community celebration. Join us as we introduce you to featured faces and spaces across our great city, highlighting the many flavors of innovation that make up the LA tech ecosystem…plus plenty of free food and drinks
This month on May 21st from 6pm – 9pm PST, SMCLA and TechZulu are partnering to celebrate “United We Share, a month long celebration of 7th anniversary of the founding of the international Social Media Club and it’s amazing members. All month long we will unite in shining a spotlight on the international community, including livestreaming our May event – a deep dive into Publishing 2.0
This Thursday TechZulu and the Entrepreneurship Association at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management are pleased to bring you Spotlight: LA Tech Spring. Join us for an evening of demonstrations from vetted technology startups, followed by an inspiring keynote from Two Bit Circus Co-Founder, Brent Bushnell.
TechZulu is proud to bring you Gov 2.0 LA happening this weekend! Best part of it is if you can’t make it out or are out of town have no fear TechZulu is going to bring you all the action LIVE.
Gov 2.0 LA started as a way to bring people who are not usually together in the same room to be able to openly discuss both Government 2.0 and the technology around it as well as form long standing interpersonal relationships.