Innovation in the City Posts

Startup with a Side of Curing Cancer

March 26th, 2014 – Posted by Helen Grossman
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When you visit Hub LA, you’re likely to spot Neeraj Kapoor scribbling unintelligible math equations on our whiteboard walls. Neeraj and his business partner Stephen Chen founded Learn to Be, an online tutoring service that offers 24-hour, completely free services. I caught up with Neeraj to learn a little more about the work he’s doing and who else from the community he’s been working with on his various projects. What is Learn to Be? How [...] Read More


Hands-On Startup Workshops at Hub LA

March 18th, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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Got a startup? Maybe just an idea that’s been brewing in your head for some time? Hub LA is adding a new resource to our roster of business development tools: Startup Workshops hosted by Startups Unplugged Advisory founder and Hub LA member Paul Orlando. Paul Orlando is something of a startup guru. He’s the founder of Startups Unplugged Advisory, which helps startups grow, and he also co-founded AcceleratorHK, a mobile startup accelerator. He has unique [...] Read More


Hub LA x Conscious Magazine Meet Up!

March 3rd, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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This Thursday, March 6, we’re working with our friends at Conscious Magazine to gather LA’s social entrepreneurs, innovators, and all those passionate about communities that make a difference. Conscious, based in New York, is visiting Los Angeles to prepare for its upcoming California issue, set to come out in the Spring.


Meet Our Members: Dr. Rishi Manchanda

July 25th, 2013 – Posted by Hub LA
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Meet Rishi! Rishi is a physician, public health leader, and social entrepreneur. Dr. Manchanda is the President and Founder of HealthBegins, a startup that provides training and tools to help clinics address patients’ social needs and community factors that drive disease. He is the lead physician in a clinic for high-utilizing homeless veterans at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and also serves as the Director for Health System Transformation at Charles R Drew [...] Read More


Let’s Jam! GovJam LA, June 4-6, at the NEW Hub LA Media Lab

May 21st, 2013 – Posted by Hub LA
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WHAT is GovJam? This June, join us at GovJam LA, presented by the Hub LA and friends. Global GovJam is a 48 hour global event where teams of Gov folks and private citizens work together on the challenges faced by public services. Teams will collaborate to come up with innovative solutions to real-world problems. Participants will apply design principles and multi-disciplinary expertise to develop ideas through to prototypes. While the theme is government, the objective [...] Read More



Hub LA Civic Innovation Showcase 2013

March 26th, 2013 – Posted by Hub LA
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Celebrating seven LA-area start-ups and the launch of the City of Los Angeles’ new MyLA311 mobile application WHAT: Civic Innovation Showcase & City of LA’s NEW MyLA311 App Launch Party WHEN: April 3, 2013, 7pm-10pm WHERE: Hub LA, 830 Traction Avenue, Third Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90013. Parking lot fee $5-$7: free street parking available on Traction Ave. RSVP: $20 online/$25 at the door; ticket price include early access, free consulting, and free beta apps [...] Read More


New Year, New Programming, New Membership: Launching Hub LA Workbench and Hub Accelerate

January 9th, 2013 – Posted by Elizabeth Stewart
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By Elizabeth Stewart CEO and Co-Founder, Hub Los Angeles As 2013 begins, I’m excited to watch the success and momentum building at Hub LA. Several members are ready to close seed rounds of funding, structure their social enterprises, build boards of exceptional advisers, create value for their first set of clients, and launch crowdfunding campaigns. Each step in moving from idea to execution is no small feat and is celebrated here, which is why we [...] Read More


Hub LA Pop-Up Lounge @ LA Green Fest

November 16th, 2012 – Posted by Katy
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Hub LA is hosting a very special Hub LA Pop-up Lounge at the LA Green Fest where you can sit back, relax between programs, and re-charge devices. Attend special programming on the Social Innovation Stage, watch live social enterprise demos, learn more about ROOZT and Hub LA membership, and get free passes to work out of the Hub. Get your Green Festival tickets here. Hub LA Pop-Up Lounge “Social Innovation Stage” Programming Schedule Saturday, November [...] Read More


LA Green Festival & Hub LA, Nov. 17-18

November 16th, 2012 – Posted by Katy
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Green Festival®, a project of Green America and Global Exchange, celebrates what’s working in our communities and around the world– for people, business and the environment. Join 300+ sustainable, local businesses, 100+ speakers, and 20,000+ Angelinos at the LA Convention Center this weekend Nov. 17 & 18th. Stop by the Hub LA Pop-Up Lounge and “party with a purpose” at the Hub LA Avant Green Party Saturday night!