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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

TED Radio Hour Tells Stories of Tech for Good

July 16th, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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If you didn’t catch the TED Radio Hour last weekend on NPR, it’s definitely worth a listen. The episode – “The Hackers” – shares the stories of TED speakers who are using science and technology to “hack” some of the world’s biggest problems (or as we call it, social innovation). Covering everything from “deextinction” and climate change to computer viruses, these stories of empowered individuals and teams who are using modern tools to improve the [...] Read More

NEW: Hub LA Summer Hours!

May 20th, 2014 – Posted by Helen Grossman
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We know it’s hard to leave Hub LA every day at closing time, especially during the summer when it’s still light outside. That’s why, beginning next week, we’re launching new summer operating hours! Dive head first into your work after the long Memorial Day weekend, and take advantage of our new schedule: MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY: 9am – 8pm TUESDAY, THURSDAY: 9am – 10pm SATURDAY: 10am-4pm Note: Hub LA is frequently booked for evening events. Our [...] Read More

Plan the spring/summer events lineup YOU want to attend!

May 14th, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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If you had the opportunity to host whatever kind of event you wanted to host, what would you do? On Monday, May 19, Hub LA members are invited to attend our Events Charette, a brainstorming session and conversation about creating new programming and throwing the events that YOU want to attend. Hub LA has the space, we just want you to fill it with your ideas and your plans.

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

Hub LA Member Syama Meagher Brings Big Brand Strategies to SocEnt Fashion Startups

April 16th, 2014 – Posted by Helen Grossman
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Syama Meagher [pronounced: Sha-ma] is a retail strategist and a social entrepreneur. An expert on the business side of the fashion industry from previous gigs at Barney’s, Gucci, Ann Taylor, and Macy’s, Syama now runs a merchandising consultancy Scaling Retail. She also teaches Fashion Merchandising at FIDM. Syama loves working with social enterprises and wants to make it possible for the little guys to learn from the big dogs. She makes a series of videos [...] 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

Open Forum: Share & Learn About Crowdfunding

March 10th, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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Are you interested in the sharing economy? Have a crowdfunding project you’re looking to launch and wondering what platforms to use or how to prepare? We’re excited to share that we are beginning a collaborative program this month to provide the casual and conversational skill sharing you’re looking for. Open Forum: Crowdfunding will cover the ins and outs of crowdfunding platforms, best practices, and trends. This isn’t your typical boring panel; this is a conversation [...] Read More

NEW: Media Lab Office Hours for Members!

February 17th, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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In addition to the suite of Hub LA member office hours we announced in January, we’ve added new opportunities in conjunction with the Hub LA Media Lab. These new Office Hours offer consultations for creative members who need business advice on their films or projects, as well as opportunities for other Hub LA members to seek creative consultations from our Media Lab members. New February Hub LA Office Hours Film Financing and Distribution, hosted by [...] 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