Events Posts

Impact Investing in Social Enterprises

December 15th, 2011 – Posted by Hub LA
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On Tuesday December 7th, Hub LA Founding Members, foundation leaders, and private investors gathered at the California Endowment in Downtown Los Angeles at the invitation of Academies for Social Enterprise and Hub Los Angeles for a seminar on Impact Investing. A generally accepted definition of Impact Investing is when “investments create positive social or environmental impact beyond financial return,” according to JP Morgan and the Rockefeller Foundation. Betsy Densmore of Academies for Social Entrepreneurship introduced  the seminar, presenting an overview […] Read More

Emerging Tech Companies Intersect with Nonprofits at Philanthro’s Connect 2011 Event

August 1st, 2011 – Posted by Hub LA
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Carmageddon couldn’t stop these young professionals from attending Connect 2011, an invitation-only event designed to connect emerging technology companies with the nonprofit community. The event, which took place in Downtown at the Spring Arts Tower on Friday, July 15, 2011, was put on by Philanthro Productions and sponsored by CallFire. What wasn’t there to enjoy about Connect 2011?  Attendees received free appetizers with an open bar, all while having the opportunity to interact and engage […] Read More

RENT Part II: A Rapidly Changing Downtown

May 28th, 2011 – Posted by Elizabeth Stewart
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Last night Rent Downtown Los Angeles (#Rentdtla) ended it’s four week run in a far off Broadway abandoned warehouse in Boyle Heights. Rent debuted on Broadway in 1996 - a story of love, artists trying to make it, and of course, the gentrification of NYC. What was at stake some 15 years ago in New York is still at stake today, in a new city set in the future. Tonight’s finale of Rent Downtown left […] Read More