Entrepreneur Mentoring Session

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Wednesday, February 4, 2009 -- Entrepreneur Mentoring Session. Entretech is launching Nitro a new program designed to "Get more companies funded in Greater Los Angeles." Nitro will help strengthen the region's eco-system for successful entrepreneurship by providing startup entrepreneurs with access to powerful mentoring and executive in residence (EIR) resources. NITRO.

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Putting the Pedal to the Metal at Amplify

From the Venture Trenches

Amplify Mentor Panel in full swing. Amplify’s close mentoring is by design. Like good mentors Paul, Jeff, Richard, Oded and David as well as Chris and Kris create an atmosphere in which the motivated founders can take advantage of the knowledge base to which they are exposed.

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UK-based women’s networking and private club, AllBright, raises $18.8 million as it expands into the US

TechCrunch LA

The company’s new round was led by Cain International and was designed to take AllBright into three U.S. The largest club, in Mayfair, has five floors and boasts more than 12,000 square feet and features rooftop terraces, a dedicated space for coaching and mentoring, a small restaurant and a bar. AllBright , the London-based women’s membership club backed by private real estate investment firm Cain International , has raised $18.8 million to expand into the U.S.

Putting the Pedal to the Metal at Amplify

From the Venture Trenches

Amplify Mentor Panel in full swing. Amplify’s close mentoring is by design. Like good mentors Paul, Jeff, Richard, Oded and David as well as Chris and Kris create an atmosphere in which the motivated founders can take advantage of the knowledge base to which they are exposed. Every founder can directly access any investor or mentor in the Amplify army of cohorts, which adds up to more than 70 of the most influential business professionals in Los Angeles and beyond.

Prototype Day | Doers Not Dreamers

Tech Zulu Event

Ever have an idea for a great mobile startup but get stuck with just a dream because you have no skills to design or develop it and no money to pay to get it done? Some business people have friends that are designers or developers but most are not so lucky.

Ideas 97

Bionic Hands, Mind Control, and AI Oh My! | Techstars Disney Accelerator Class of 2015

Tech Zulu Event

The participants will receive up to $120,000 in investment from Disney to develop their ideas, along with mentoring from executives. Techstars Disney Accelerator class of 2015 was announced yesterday.

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“Built In L.A.” the New Online Community for Startups

Tech Zulu Event

They immediately have access to beta testers, investors, mentors, incubators and accelerators that can keep on eye out for them on a peer sharing platform.”.

Mentor 108

TechZulu, Grubwithus and Earbits Present: Hacktoons With Special Guest John K.!

Tech Zulu Event

Dev & Design Events Startups Coding Earbits Event Grubwithus hackathon hacktoonsTechZulu is teaming up with Los Angeles based companies Earbit s and Grubwithus , to bring you a one-of-a-kind hackathon event.

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Behind the Scenes: Troy Carter’s SMASHD LABS with Suzy Ryoo

LATechDigest

Each mentor spoke for nearly an hour to the entire group, answered questions, and sat with each company for one-on-one mentoring. All this is by design, per the vision of Atom Factory founder Troy Carter.

Silicon Beach Startup 101 Course [ SANTA MONICA ]

Tech.Co

Overview: Over the course of 5 days, you will learn not only what an MVP, proof of concept, go-to-market strategy, and user experience design are, but also learn to pitch, meet with real investors and mentors and learn from already successful startups. What is included (5 Day Course): 5 Days of learning sessions led by 15 Silicon Beach professionals: Instructors, Mentors and Investors. Silicon Beach Startup 101 Course. Where technology meets the beach.

Q&A with Appboy’s Co-Founder Mark Ghermezian

Tech Zulu Event

Do you have any mentors that have been an integral part of your success? Apps Apps & Software Dev & Design Entrepreneurship Startups Appboy entrepreneur innovation mobile app nyc T5 Capital

George Powell – Doing Well By Having Fun

InfoChachkie

I assume you become his mentor? Powell: This is funny, because in the beginning I thought I was mentoring Stacy. Stacy is an amazing human being, and I soon found myself learning many things from him, and I think he quietly mentored me along, while I thought I was mentoring him!

Meet the 2017 Startups from the Disney Accelerator

Tech.Co

Developers also choose Epic’s Unreal Engine for cinematic production, visualization, design and simulation. ProductionPro pulls scripts, research, designs, and continuity together to empower creative decision-making.

13 Ecosystem Builders That Are Boosting Startup Growth

Tech.Co

Their mission is designed to lead with a pay-if-forward model by providing expert coaching, pitch competition support, and a private community where entrepreneurs can meet mentors and connect with valuable resources.

What Startup Advisors Do I Need?

SoCal CTO

But, advisors, coaches, and mentors can often fill the bill. In creating Mentor Night , I’ve been happy to hear how giving most people are. If you present a mentor with an interesting startup challenge in a space where they have experience or expertise, the mentors are quite willing to spend a few hours to help the founder. In Bob’s post, he tells startup founders to get smart on product design, software architecture and development process.

The Perils of Shiny New Objects

Both Sides of the Table

In today’s uber-connected, social media, everything-is-public, people tell you there’s killing it with these new features, investor & mentor whiplash – it’s hard to avoid the latest thing. Skeuomorphic design. FLAT design.

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Customer Validation - 33 Great Articles

SoCal CTO

Beware of Mentors. In both cases, I was the mentor telling the person that the idea, as I understood it was "not great." I saw a great post from Tristan Kromer Pivoting on Investor Feedback a.k.a It was a top post on StartupRoar on Tuesday.

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How Milwaukee’s Tech Ecosystem Found Their Sweet Spot

Tech.Co

After graduating with a degree in advertising and design, I started a web development consultancy, where I oversaw user experience, brand design, and business strategy for internet-based startups across the country.

Meet the 25 Startups Competing at SXSW Startup Night 2018

Tech.Co

The event is open to tech enthusiasts who want to join an event filled with some of the top leaders, investors and mentors from tech industry to network, find mentors and build their companies. The Mentor Method (Washington, D.C.). Everything is bigger in Texas.

Accelerator Demo Day Season Kicks Off Tomorrow

socalTECH

The two are just a couple of the accelerator groups in the region which have been the driving force in early stage startup activity and funding, by providing mentoring, early stage seed funding, and a structured program designed to get startups to the next level.

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Why Female Founder Office Hours is So Important

Both Sides of the Table

The film gives several examples of where not having women included in product decisions has led to poor design by not truly understanding 50%+ of the ultimate consumers.

10 ways you’ll probably f**k up your startup — Spook Studio — Medium

SoCal Delicious

This helps to add some constraints to the design process as everyone has a clear idea of what the product isn’t. This is a missed opportunity (and demonstrates a misunderstanding of what design is ). I set up a regular design meetup for startups, UX Café , for this reason.

Silicon Beach Expands with Santa Clarita’s Startup Weekend Nov. 13 -15

Tech Zulu Event

This is a unique opportunity for software engineers, designers, and business-minded entrepreneurs to team up and build several startups in just 54 hours! Prizes awarded will be designed to add value to the winning startup teams, and of course come with bragging rights!

LA Mayor Garcetti Launches Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program

socalTECH

Tehrani is founder and President of Allied Group, a product design and manufacturing company, and also has been very involved in the.

Why Solving Big Food & Healthcare Problems Will Yield Spectacular Companies

Both Sides of the Table

This may sound straightforward but to test for conditions with extreme accuracy and speed requires designing a small hardware device that is capable of creating a chemical reaction with food, interpreting the results in real time and doing so for a cost that is acceptable for consumers.

Bolstering the Partner Ranks at GRP

Both Sides of the Table

He co-founded a prominent accelerator in Los Angeles called MuckerLab , that has produced a number of impressive companies and he mentored more than 20 of them. Natural mentors – a desire to help.

Smart Homes and Paying Off Debt Win at Startup Night SXSW 2018

Tech.Co

Sesame is designed with military-grade encryption, users can decide who gains access to their lock and receive updated on lock/unlock activity. “I’m The Mentor Method. The spirit of optimism is alive and well at SXSW 2018.

New Startup Incubator Launches At Loyola Marymount

socalTECH

Choi--is launching with nine student and alumni companies, and provides space, advisors and mentors, and connections to startups. There's a new, startup incubator in town in West Los Angeles--this time, launching out of Loyola Marymount University and its College of Business.

Lead Developer to CTO at a Startup

SoCal CTO

Given likely market changes, how will we design and build so that the systems can respond to marketplace changes? What other kinds of capabilities such as graphic design, user interaction, product manager, QA will we need? Learning, Networking, Mentors From the question, this person is clearly looking at the issue of how to grow into this role. Finding an informal mentor or two would be a great way to be able to continue to focus on this and make sure you are caught unaware.

CTO 202

$150,000 Investment from Make in LA for hardware Startups | Batch 2 Application Open

Tech Zulu Event

Perks include office space, prototype lab, production facilities, mentoring, and investments up to $150,000 in the first 4 months. Industrial designer in residence. One-on-one mentoring and coaching with 50+ mentors.

LaunchpadLA Application Deadline Nears, As Class Graduates

socalTECH

LaunchpadLA, which is among a number of startup accelerators which have emerged over the past few years and turned Los Angeles into one of the hottest startup markets in the nation, offers up $100,000 in an investment, free office space for four months, and access to mentors. LaunchpadLA started initially as a mentoring group, but expanded into accelerating and investing in companies in the last few years.

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ShopNation Partners With theFashionSpot

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based ShopNation , one of the current class of the LaunchpadLA business mentoring effort, has partnered with fashion focused and editorial site theFashionSpot , the firms said today. theFashionSpot is a part of Los Angeles-based AtmoicOnline, and has around 70,000 registered members focused on design, style, and fashion.

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StartupWeekend Next Teaches Teams How to Level Up

Tech Zulu Event

This class is designed to help entrepreneurs understand where they are going wrong.”. There is a mentor program that accompanies the class. You will be part of a powerful support network of mentors and other NEXT attendees from over 25 cities around the world.

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Go West Young Men: Winklevoss Twins Buy $18M L.A. Mansion To Dive Into SoCal Tech Scene

SoCal Delicious

Balderdash Developers Log(n) Consultants RelayStrategy Developers Smartsourcing Global Services Epsilon Concepts - LA Web Design Company Developers. Dial-A-Mentor Service Clarity Talks Stats: 12K Calls Across Nearly 50 Countries [TCTV]. Startups. Mobile. Gadgets. Europe. Video.

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Coloft Hackfest And Your Chance At $4K In Cash! All Thanks to BetterWorks

Tech Zulu Event

Enterprise Software sucks, and if you’re an engineer or product designer, we invite you to join this hackathon to reinvent business 2 business software. Early designer of Paypal. Come by yourself and team up or bring your engineering/product design friends.