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”
You read that right. UCLA’s Entrepreneurship Association is at it again. This time they’re inviting you to attend their annual Fast Pitch Conference. UCLA’s EA fast-pitch Conference is being held at UCLA tomorrow, with fast-pitch Semi Finals and the Final Round. The EA Conference annual fast pitch competition offers aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business idea in 90 seconds or less to a panel of judges, providing high exposure to the investment and Venture Capitalist community.
I get tired trudging through endless websites to figure out where to watch a movie or show online. There are tons of places to buy, rent, or stream movies and shows, but each website has a certain set of shows and movies on their list. Wouldn’t it be nice to find all that information in one place? That’s where Fanhattan chimes in.
The biggest culprit to a startup failure is a dysfunctional founding team. Intimidation alone of finding the right team kills many new ventures before they had a chance. The D.C.-based startup CoFoundersLab has addressed this issue by taking the guesswork out of matchmaking by introducing scientific methods, deep research and algorithms that have proven to lead to successful matches. They have partnered with Cross Campus to bring education and offline matchmaking events to Santa Monica quarterly
Over 500 startups applied last quarter to Launchpad LA’s accelerator, but only eight were chosen. Those eight have recently completed the program and are ready to do business.
This is class four for Launchpad LA. Sam Teller, the Managing Director of Launchpad LA hinted that big news would come soon. “The teams have accomplished an incredible amount in the past four months.