Earlier this week, we gave a comprehensive breakdown of the 29 companies with a preview of Batch 8 Demo Day. Today, we’ll be presenting our favorite ten of the day in ABC order. Bear in mind, we’re going to keep the financial specs under wraps (just tiny hints), but overall, Batch 8 performed very strongly across the board.

We cover a lot of ground on multiple topics including Chance’s inspirations behind the company, what the JOBS Act means for startups, and what role Crowdfunder plays. And for the entrepreneurs who have tuned in, he also gives some insights into best practices for those looking to raise cash, so you don’t want to miss out!

For top tier programs, there is a compelling combination of promise and mystique that creates a unique drive for entrepreneurs, who once accepted, become ready to put life circumstances on hold during program durations to grow their startups. The difference here, is the quick injection of capital and guidance to create bullet train-like growth.

Today, there are many companies competing for innovation in the field of wearable tech. Smartphones, tablets, and computers have advanced rapidly, but it looks like the future lies in wearable smart devices. Not only can wearable technology make our lives easier, but it can also help to make the lives of many with illnesses or disabilities more comfortable and productive. Let’s take a look at a few of the most anticipated smart devices changing the way we use technology.

Not only does the Breathometer give accurate readings of your blood alcohol levels to rival devices many times more expensive and cumbersone than itself, it also gives you an approximate time estimate on when exactly you are expected to be at a safe level to drive.

TZ Tech Crawl is back!!! So is the amazing weather :) Come take a tour of some of the hottest LA Tech companies located in Santa Monica.
Why not stop by for a quick beer, game, snack or just say hi at one of the many Silicon Beach tech companies from 6pm to 11pm? Have a free beer or beverage, drop off a resume, see the office space or just kick back.

AssetAvenue, a new and exciting real estate crowdfunding company, has acquired a new asset, Adam Chapnick. If you already heard of the name, then you already know why the acquisition is such a big deal. If Adam Chapnick does not ring a bell, then his work at Indiegogo will say it all. The importance of Adam in Indiegogo was invaluable. Adam is the very mind behind many of the business developments and the growth of Indiegogo into one of the most premier crowdfunding platforms.

The company was founded in 2012, developed by an all-Trojan team and has already made a big splash with this first-of-its-kind travel website. It was a finalist in Marshall’s New Venture Seed Competition and it has earned a place within IncubatriX, a startup Incubator through USC’s Grief School of Entrepreneurship, which currently houses over a dozen USC startups.

On June 26th, join us, and learn about the world of wearables. The evening will begin with a wearable panel composed of the industry’s thought leaders, followed by a FREE cocktail mixer, where we will have a variety of gadgets on hand for attendees to experience some of the newest in hardware. Including wearables, gaming, smartphones, home and the car.

Apps and wearable technology provide the average person the ability to keep track of the daily caloric intake, the distance ran, and even determine how much sleep a person had last night. And that’s just scratching the surface of what’s possible for everyone. MapMyFitness was one of the early fitness apps to devise a way to help the everyday person to keep track of their run easier and efficiently before the health and fitness was fully integrated into the technological world.