For many people the ultimate dream is to start their own business. But that difficult and elusive task can have many obstacles. The E.Factor attempts to solve a major impediment of entrepreneurial ambitions by bringing together individuals with similar aspirations but different skill sets, allow them to share ideas, collaborate and potentially become business…continue reading.

  Many of you may have heard about Mixergy’s Lunch 2.0 events. It’s probably a household name by now with many SoCal tech folks. However, earlier this week Mixergy hosted an event called “How to grow your site’s traffic” emceed by Andrew Warner (Founder of Mixergy). The purpose of the event was to provide and…continue reading.

For those of you that couldn’t make it to yesterday’s Lunch 2.0 Experian Interactive Media event, here’s the coverage. Experian Interactive Media, located in Santa Monica, is a consumer brands media company. Some of the properties that they run are:, ClassesUSA, Instant Approvals, and Experts on Credit. The company’s goal is to “share the…continue reading.

Our dream for a collarfree was to create a place where young creative people from around the world could come together to collaborate and create unique products with a hip and fashionable flare. Our goal is to inspire and rewards creativity, encourage people to think out of the box, and to share our passion for…continue reading.

Meebo is a website for instant messaging from absolutely anywhere. Whether you’re at home, on campus, at work, or traveling foreign lands, hop over to on any computer to access all of your buddies (on AIM, Yahoo!, MSN, Google Talk, ICQ, and Jabber) and chat with them, no downloads or installs required, for free!

As many of you may know, Mashable has been known through the country for putting together awesome events for connecting people. If you’re looking to make some important connections, your chances are high when you attend one of these events. Mashable’s events have been so popular that they have spread internationally to Tel Aviv with…continue reading.

On the second night of nearly a week long of panel discussions and keynote speakers at the Web 2.0 Expo Conference, we hit the party circuit around downtown San Franciso in search of the latest networking parties. All in all, there were about 12 parties going on at the same time that was called the Web…continue reading.

This is just a short recap for all the SoCal people that were not able to attend the Web 2.0 Expo. We will have the full interviews we’ve captured up soon. Enjoy :)    

Adrie, Roeland and Marion had started work on their second book which was about Entrepreneurship (Adrie and Marion’s first, The N Factor, was published earlier in 2007) and whilst writing they set up a little website where they could share info and ask for feedback by other entrepreneurs for their new book. It proved to…continue reading.

Talent:  ArtistForce is unlike anything you’ve ever seen, used or heard about. They are a revolutionary online service designed specifically to help professional artists of all types successfully manage and expand their careers. Industry:  ArtistForce is a comprehensive online service designed specifically to help Agents and Managers successfully manage and expand their business. In fact,…continue reading.