Events Posts

Writing Pad LA Storytelling Series Kicks off Hub LA Holidays

December 11th, 2013 – Posted by Hub LA
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You wouldn’t think that a squid sailing to the sun, a play-doh golem, and an 11-year old’s discovery of AOL Instant Messenger chat rooms have much to do with each other. Any of the 175 guests at Writing Pad LA’s holiday storytelling party at Hub LA, however, could tell you otherwise. The Los Angeles writing school’s party featured live readings and performances from Ben Loory (“This American Life” contributor), DC Pierson (Community, Weeds), Issa Rae […] 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

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

Funk and Seegull: Venture Capital Workshop

November 19th, 2012 – Posted by Katy
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Last Friday, Jon Funk of Ocean Road Partners and Fran Seegull of ImpactAssets lead a three hour workshop on how to raise capital for a social enterprise venture. Between these two experts, they represented over 45 years of discovering, evaluating, executing, and exiting startup investments and for-profit impact ventures. Over thirty people attended the class at Hub LA to learn from these two seasoned investors. Jon Funk opened the class with a hilarious clip from […] Read More

Success at the Green Fest!

November 19th, 2012 – Posted by Katy
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Thank you! Thank you to everyone who came out to the LA Green Fest this past weekend. We had a fantastic time hosting the Green Fest Pop-Up Lounge and Stage for Social Innovation. We met a ton of like-minded activists, sampled new organic foods, and witnessed the most creative inventions and innovations that will change our daily lives SOON! We did a little holiday shopping (organic cotton novelty shirts, anyone?), took a community yoga class, […] 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

Blast Off! We’ve Launched!

September 24th, 2012 – Posted by Katy
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A Launch Party Recap and Heartfelt Thank You Last Thursday, September 20th, we celebrated the launch of Hub Los Angeles with over 500 of our closest friends, supporters, and sponsors. As is usually the case when cocktails, music, and a photo booth is involved, the photos are fantastic. And in some cases, fantastically incriminating. Visit the Picturesque Photobooth gallery to see the hard evidence. DJ B Hen on the turntables got the dance floor hot- […] Read More