Member Shares Posts

Guest Post: 5 Tips for Taking Your College Project to Real Life

July 30th, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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5 Tips for Making Your College Project Real Guest Column by Hub LA Member Scott Fairbanks Whether in art, business, engineering, or another major many students worked on a project at some point in college that seemed worth pursuing. Maybe you developed a particularly compelling product concept, or maybe it’s a large-scale art project, or even a new restaurant idea. But how do you go from “that’s an interesting idea” to actually making it happen? [...] Read More


Hub LA Member Kristopher Fortin on Making Impact Through Journalism

June 27th, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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Meet Hub LA member Kristopher Fortin! He’s a journalist formerly at the Orange County Register, and he is a leader in the LA chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Kris’s work epitomizes the Hub LA ethos: he is expanding access through technology and storytelling. I sent him some questions about why he does the work that he does, not only for NAHJ-LA but also as a storyteller dedicated to representing the Latino story, [...] Read More


New Media Meets Music Education at GuitarPick.fm

June 19th, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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Chris Mendez is a Hub LA host on Tuesdays and Thursday evenings and hosts office hours every Saturday for Tech Startups. When he’s not at Hub LA, Chris works at KUSC, a classical radio station. He’s been instrumental in developing the app Geotunes, which allows users to listen to songs based on a city, landmark, or event as they explore an interactive map that places the songs in context. Geotunes was a finalist at for [...] Read More


Solutions Forum Brings Collaborative Problem Solving to Hub LA

April 22nd, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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The Solutions Forum is a popular Hub LA program in which Hub LA members act as “consultants” for a day to help a nonprofit address some of their most pressing issues. The Solutions Forum is a member-driven event, meaning it was conceived by a member and is put on by members. We are proud to partner with Jesse Clarke on the Solutions Forum, so we asked her to write a bit about this awesome program [...] Read More


New Hub LA Programming to Get Your 2014 (and Your Business) Started

January 6th, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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Great ideas are constantly a-brewin’ here at Hub LA, and we want to make sure that our members have the resources to turn their ideas into realities. One of the unique qualities of our community is that Hub LA members are always looking for opportunities to share their talents and expertise with other community members. Hub LAers want to help! Which is why we’ve created a slew of new programs in which some Hub LA [...] Read More


Hub LA Shares: 10 Steps to Making a Great Fundraising Video

November 14th, 2013 – Posted by Hub LA
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For our blog series “Hub LA Shares,” we’ve asked our members to share their expertise on something they’re passionate about professionally or personally. In this post, Steph Belsky of Lucid and Mike Tringe of CreatorUp joined forces to give us some pointers on how to make an effective fundraising videos. Perfect for nonprofits about to make their annual appeal or anyone looking to start a crowdfunded campaign, their “share” embodies the fantastic results of a [...] Read More


Hub LA Shares: Five Lessons from Self-Publishing “How to Give Half Your Work Away for Free”

November 1st, 2013 – Posted by Hub LA
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This is the first installment of a new blog series, “Hub LA Shares.” We’ve asked members to share their expertise on something they’re passionate about professionally or personally. For the first post, verynice‘s founder Matthew Manos shares some of his take-aways from writing and self-publishing a book about verynice’s innovative business model. Matt’s book