Chicago-based Techweek kicked off their very first Techweek LA event recently in a large industrial conference space called L3 inside the Santa Monica Place. The two-day conference featured a number of speaker panels, a LAUNCH competition with 50 startups, an expo and hiring fair, and culminated with a much-anticipated fashion tech runway show, followed by an after-party at 41 Ocean right by Santa Monica beach.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Monday, December 2, 2013
Next weekend, Purina One and GOOD are collaborating with Karma Rescue, an animal rescue nonprofit focused on saving at-risk dogs from "high kill" LA dog shelters, and AngelHack to host a hackathon to brainstorm, prototype, and redesign the Karma Rescue website so it can be easier for adopting pets, reaching new supporters and building their community.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Don Norman, author of a newly revised and expanded The Design of Everyday Things, took the stage recently at Cross Campus for a Los Angeles User Experience (UX) Meetup event organized by Crystal Ehrlich, to sign copies and talk about ideas in his book.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Late last week, the LA Tech Summit, hosted by global human resources software-as-a-service technology company Cornerstone OnDemand at the Fairmont in Santa Monica, kicked off with Cornerstone's founder and CEO, Adam Miller, sitting down for a fireside chat with Mayor Eric Garcetti to talk about the future of Los Angeles tech.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Thursday, November 7, 2013
I'll be covering Techweek LA Nov. 21-22 at L3. I'm happy to see so many female founders + women in tech lined up to speak on a wide range of topics, from fashiontech to gaming to the future of media.
Friday, October 25, 2013
Last Friday, Digital LA held a Fall 2013 startup fashion show at Cross Campus in Santa Monica. I captured highlights from the catwalk, which featured new fall designs from local LA startups, including costumes and sports clothing designer, ShapeShifterZ, featured above.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Here's the full set of photos from TechZulu and Gadget Review's #REACHgames event we sponsored. Highlights included a gaming panel, free tacos from the Calbi Truck, and tons of giveaways and prizes. Check out photos here and here, or press play to watch the slideshow above.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
We're super excited to be doing official event photography for TechZulu & Gadget Review's upcoming REACH | Disruptive Technologies Impacting the Future of Gaming at Cross Campus on Thursday, October 24th at 7pm.
REACH is a quarterly event series diving into what's coming next in tech and giving you the opportunity to experience gadgets first-hand. The event will bring together gaming tech enthusiasts, influencers, creators, and developers to discuss the next evolution of gaming. Sign up and view the full event details. We'll share photos here on Tech/Candid, so stay tuned.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
This summer, I photographed two full-day conferences for Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC (PER®), the 12th Annual International Congress on the Future of Breast Cancer® and the 14th Annual International Lung Cancer Congress® at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach. Coverage highlights included speaker panels and Q&A, faculty headshots, participants mingling, the Sixth Annual Addario Foundation Keynote Lecture by Tony S.K. Mok, and the 2013 "Giants of Cancer Care" reception to honor pioneers making landmark achievements in oncology.
Monday, September 2, 2013
Earlier this summer, Dr. Howard Murad, in collaboration with USC Institute for Genetic Medicine (IGM) Art Gallery and Keck School of Medicine, hosted an art exhibit "Creating a Healthy Life" at the Manhattan Country Club. Here are highlights from the event.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Silicon Beach Fest just wrapped over the weekend. Here are some highlights from events I attended last week, including the Digital Women Luncheon, opening party, fashion tech panels, and the Women Developers panel.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
I'll be covering Silicon Beach Fest, which starts tomorrow Wednesday, June 19th and goes through Saturday, the 22nd, in different locations in Santa Monica. For details, visit their website and view their full schedule and speakers. Find additional updates on their Facebook and on Twitter @SBFestLA and follow event hashtag #SBF. This is my first Silicon Beach Fest. Hope to catch you there!
Sunday, June 2, 2013
|Therese Miller, Of Counsel, Shook, Hardy & Bacon (right).|
I recently shot the LegalTech West Coast 2013 conference, an ALM event, for the Los Angeles-based video production and content marketing agency, 4WT Media. Here are a few shots from the conference, including keynote by D. Casey Flaherty, Corporate Counsel for Kia Motors, speaker panels, and a Cisco code of conduct discussion with Law Technology News Editor-in-Chief, Monica Bay.
|Gracious hosts, Donna Queza (left) and Nailah Blades (right) with speaker, Dr. Danielle Dowling (center).|
On April 12th, I had an exciting opportunity to shoot the Renegade Women's Conference as an official sponsor. The inspiring all-women business conference, co-organized by the gracious business coaching duo, Donna + Nailah, brought together diverse women entrepreneurs and business owners of all levels to hear from phenomenal speakers and panelists, including Escape from Cubicle Nation author Pamela Slim, the soulful relationship expert and life coach Dr. Danielle Dowling, and Emmy award-winning Natalie MacNeil founder of She Takes on the World.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Built In LA, an online community, platform and resource for Los Angeles startups, entrepreneurs, and innovators, held their inaugural Digital Leaders Event last Wednesday.
Sponsored by New World Ventures (a member of The Pritzker Group), William Blair, Cooley, Silicon Valley Bank, Sure Payroll, 4WT Media, and Enplug, Built In LA launched the first in an event series which will bring together entrepreneurs, founders, incubators, universities, studios, and investors from the LA startup community, and take place quarterly.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
|Host, Hermione Way from The Next Web and Louise Hart of Steady On Productions|
Startup World, a global competition held in 20 cities worldwide, made their second-stop in Los Angeles. Hosted by The Next Web's Hermione Way, Startup World Los Angeles featured pitches from 10 Los Angeles semi-finalist startups including CreatorUp, Stagedom, ArtKive, Valarm, LawKick, AlumniFunder, Bitium, Enplug, Teachmeo, and Realty Mogul.
Monday, March 4, 2013
We wanted to wish TechZulu and Digital LA a happy 5th birthday again! Thanks for having us! Check out some highlights from the Black and Red 5 Year Anniversary Bash here below, and you can tag yourself and friends in our Facebook album and see even more photos on TechZulu's Facebook page and Digital LA's Facebook page!
Thursday, February 28, 2013
We are incredibly excited to be a sponsor for tonight's TechZulu and Digital LA's Black and Red 5 Year Anniversary Bash! Check out the event details and get your free ticket here. Stay tuned, we'll be sharing photos from the evening here on the blog and our Facebook page. See you tonight!
Sunday, February 24, 2013
The Laurel Canyon Association hosted a "Meet Our Candidates" mayoral forum on Friday with all key candidates for Los Angeles mayor: Eric Garcetti, Jan Perry, Kevin James, and Wendy Greuel.
Moderated by KNBC 4 news anchor, Robert Kovacik, the event kicked off with a presentation by Paul Edelman, Deputy Director of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, on the Laurel Canyon Wildlife Corridor, followed by candidate pitches for LA City Attorney, Controller, and School Board, before it opened up for the mayoral forum.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Women 2.0's 2013 San Francisco Conference "The Next Billion" took place on Valentine's Day at the Westin St. Francis. Hosted by Kara Swisher, Founder of AllThingsD, the conference brought together an incredible caliber of speakers, finalists and judges together, with a focus on addressing the next billion consumers, markets, and products.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
We are featured today in Bloomberg Businessweek in an article by Karen E. Klein titled "Women Who Run Tech Startups Are Catching Up." She highlights new research from tech entrepreneur and academic researcher Vivek Wadhwa and Kauffman Foundation's forthcoming report, "Women in Technology: Evolving, Ready to Save the World" which is based on an online survey of 500 women in tech (in and outside the US), to be published in the spring.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
On Friday, after 2 days of Silicon Beach Fest Fall 2012, TechZulu held their TZ Tech Crawl Hollywood edition! Starting at coworking spaces io/LA and wework, crawlers took a tour of Live Nation Labs and deviantART, then ended at the final stop, Buffalo Wild Wings.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
In September, Google launched Google for Entrepreneurs, a new umbrella of global programs and partnerships to support startups and entrepreneurs. As part of their effort, Google teamed up with Women 2.0, and their first joint initiative includes bringing Founder Friday events to more cities around the world! A few of my photos from Founder Friday LA are featured on Women 2.0's Google for Entrepreneurs page and article announcing the partnership.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
TechZulu hosted their Venice Beach Tech Crawl last Thursday. Starting around 5:30-6pm, crawlers began gathering at Mogreet. As it started getting packed, we joined a small group with our designated group leader and kicked off our tour of tech startups across Venice!
Thursday, July 26, 2012
To watch the full photo slideshow from TechZulu's Tech Crawl Santa Monica 2012, press the play button above. View more photos from the event on my Flickr here.
Friday, May 4, 2012
To view the photo slideshow from Women 2.0 Founder Friday Los Angeles in May 2012, press play above. View photos on Women 2.0's Facebook page.
Friday, April 13, 2012
To watch the full photo slideshow from MEGA Startup Weekend 2012, press the play button above. View more photos on my Flickr here.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
To watch the full photo slideshow from Women 2.0 PITCH Competition & Conference 2012 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, press the play button above. View the full online gallery here and all photos on Women 2.0's Facebook page here and here.
Monday, February 13, 2012
To view photo slideshow, click above to play Women 2.0 PITCH Finalist Dinner 2012 at Bluxome Street Winery. View more photos in the online gallery here and on Women 2.0's Facebook page here.
Friday, October 7, 2011
To check out the full photo slideshow from Founder Friday SF in October, press play above. You can also view photos on Women 2.0's Facebook page.
Friday, September 9, 2011
To watch the full photo slideshow of MEGA Startup Weekend 2011 at Microsoft in Mountain View, CA, press the play button above. View more photos from the event on my Flickr page here.
Friday, September 2, 2011
Press play above to view the photo slideshow from Women 2.0 Founder Friday SF. View more photos on Women 2.0's Facebook page here.
Friday, August 5, 2011
Watch the Women 2.0 Founder Friday video shot at the Press Club in San Francisco on August 5, 2011. You can join a free Founder Friday event in a city near you, follow Founder Friday on Twitter, or learn more on Women 2.0's website.
To watch the photo slideshow from the Women 2.0 Founder Friday SF event, press the play button above. To see more photos, go to the Women 2.0 Facebook page here. You can also view the video we made at this event on Vimeo here.