TechZulu is excited to invite you on July 18, 2013 at 7pm, to a fireside chat with Krishna Gupta, Partner/CEO of Sortfolio, which he recently acquired from 37Signals. Krishna will be interviewed by our very own Espree Devora, known as “the Girl who Gets it Done” and creator of SaveBusinessTime. Krishna will share his experience on “What Makes a Startup Attractive for Acquisition”
Nowadays when you need a ride somewhere you instinctively reach for your phone and open an app to call upon your latest driver. However due to much controversy and competition, the same hasn’t played true while at large events (*cough* SXSW). Today that changes as two major brands Callaway and Uber, partner to offer on-demand rides at one of the largest events in sports.
Dwolla, a payment network that allows users, either business or individuals to person to send, request and accept money to email addresses, phone numbers, Facebook friends, LinkedIn connections, Twitter followers has today announced it has integrated with Mint.com, a move that will allow users to easily track their expenses and financial accounts easily.
This month TechZulu is taking Final Fridays to Silicon Beach! 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
Summer is nearly upon us, so getting in shape is on everyone’s list right now. Paul Kim may be able to help you with that. He is a former body builder and a certified trainer. He created the Alpha Trainer, fitness app with an extensive customizable training program and was released on both the iOS and Android platforms earlier this May. Paul Kim is a man who was able to merge his love for fitness with his tech savvy abilities. We caught up with Paul to see his views on LA tech, fitness, and his Alpha Trainer app.
ParkMe has launched its Android app in a move that will enable motorists using Android devices easily locate parking spaces near them.
The team announced, “Park your car smarter and faster with ParkMe, the world’s largest and most accurate database of parking info. Download our free award-winning parking app, now available on Android to find the cheapest, closest parking around!”
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.
Credit and debit cards are so boring to look at. Banks and credit card companies sometimes offer some sports team designs or “cute’’ animal designs that may liven up the plastic card’s look, but the standard company logo is issued to the owner. CARD.com is seeking to change the boring plastic colors and bring something much more fashionable to have in your wallet.