Posts taggedChangemakers

Meet Our Members: Joshua Azran, Azran Financial APC

February 5th, 2013 – Posted by Hub LA
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Meet Joshua! Joshua Azran, owner of Azran Financial APC, is a Certified Public Accountant with expertise in public accounting, corporate finance, strategic management, financial restructuring, business valuation, management consulting, and business development. As part of our Hub Workbench programming, Joshua is generously donating his time and expertise to Hub LA members; drop in to discuss any questions you may have with taxes or accounting! Why did you chose to become a Hub LA member? I [...] Read More


Meet Our Members: Mike Tringe of CreatorUp

November 6th, 2012 – Posted by Katy
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Meet Mike Tringe, co-founder of CreatorUp! CreatorUp is an online web series school offering fun, educational workshops and courses taught by experts and industry professionals. As the co-sponsor of the Unofficial Google+ Film Festival, CreatorUp is at the forefront of online content creation and distribution. (If you have a short film or webseries you’d like to submit, click here for more info.) Why did you chose to become a member of the Hub LA? The [...] Read More


Meet Our Members: Moses Hacmon, Artist and Architect

October 16th, 2012 – Posted by Katy
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  Meet Moses Hacmon. Moses is a collaborative artist, photographer and architect from Israel. Moses studied cinematography and fine art in Tel-Aviv and in 2002 Moses transferred from the Technion in Haifa to SCI_Arc (Southern California Institute of Architecture, just around the corner from Hub LA), where he completed his B.arch with AIA honors in 2006.   Every piece of furniture in the Hub that was not donated by Haworth was created by Moses uniquely for our space.    How did [...] Read More


Meet Our Members: D’Artagnan Scorza of the Social Justice Learning Institute

October 9th, 2012 – Posted by Katy
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Meet D’Artagnan Scorza, Executive Director of the Social Justice Learning Institute. The SJLI is dedicated to advancing social justice by empowering communities through education, training, and programs that help to address their needs. Why did you choose to become a Hub LA member? I decided to join HUB LA because of the people. Knowing that there were emerging entrepreneurs, civic leaders and changemakers in one space called to me…I am happy I answered. What are [...] Read More


Meet Our Members: Shivani Siroya of InVenture

September 27th, 2012 – Posted by Katy
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Meet Shivani Siroya, CEO of InVenture, a global financial services organization that seeks to provide a standardized credit score for anyone with a mobile phone. Why did you choose to become a Hub LA member? I became a Hub LA member because I really wanted to be a part of a community of entrepreneurs and individuals that are working towards create social good or innovation within their communities within LA. I was eager to help [...] Read More


Meet Our Members: Scott Randolph of TOWELSAFE

September 24th, 2012 – Posted by Katy
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  Meet Scott Randolph, Co-Founder and CEO of TOWELSAFE. Why did you choose to become a Hub LA member? Great energy, great location and most importantly great people!  I needed somewhere local for TOWELSAFE to call home and the Hub put the whole package together.  It put me in touch with many brilliant and like-minded individuals, provided an awesome workspace, and created a culture and energy that I want my company to be a part of.  [...] Read More


Meet Our Members: Jon Alain Guzik of RideApart

September 21st, 2012 – Posted by Katy
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  Jon Alain Guzik, CEO and Founder of RideApart, DriveApart, Kudari, Hubris Factory Why did you choose to become a Hub LA member? As a serial entrepreneur, I wanted to work around other start-ups in LA, to be exposed to bright minds and smart ideas…without needing to do it in Silicon Beach.  Downtown LA all the way! What are you most exicted about regarding your Hub LA membership and the Hub LA space? Seeing what new ideas the [...] Read More


Meet Our Members: Bora Shin of verynice.

September 20th, 2012 – Posted by Katy
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  Bora Shin, Partner and Creative Director, verynice. What are you most excited about regarding your Hub LA membership? I’m most excited about being able to share this one space with amazing people passionate about making change. I’m really looking forward to getting to know each of them and being inspired. The Hub LA physical space is also another exciting part. Especially because there’s a kitchen! I find kitchens to be one of the important [...] Read More


Meet Our Members: Andy Alt, Guitarist and Media Strategist

September 19th, 2012 – Posted by Katy
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  Andy Alt, Musician and Co-Founder/COO, GuitarTV Why did you choose to become a Hub LA member? The concept of a dtla-based melting pot with diverse, youthful members and their businesses working in a shared space is very appealing. I’ve had traditional office space but as an artist and entrepreneur, I am motivated to share – bouncing ideas off peers and working in proximity of like-minded people. I think something cool will emerge from it that is unique to [...] Read More


Meet Our Members: Rand Fitzpatrick of OKCupid Labs

September 18th, 2012 – Posted by Katy
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  Rand Fitzpatrick, Chief Product Officer, OKCupid Labs Why did you choose to become a Hub LA member? I decided to join the Hub and build my team here for several reasons: 1) I believe in helping to build a thriving LA ecosystem of makers – designers, developers, and creators of all stripes – and that requires some physical adjacency. 2) Downtown (especially the Arts District) has a great creative history and can serve as [...] Read More