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June 19, 2018

Inaugural Members of Catalyst Community are Selected

Catalyst is a diverse community of creators launching and producing products in Los Angeles. The 60 founders and CEOs represent a diverse range of industries and will get access to exclusive workshops, factory tours, online community, and other programming and services from partners.

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UPCOMING EVENT: Alternative Equity - Raise Capital Without Angel or Venture Financing

Do you need to invest in equipment and people to grow your company, but don’t know where to get the capital? Your company doesn’t have to be a unicorn to raise money. Angel funding and venture capital are not the only answers.


The Art of Manufacturing podcast

episode 44

July 18, 2018

Wiivv: Shamil Hargovan and Chris Bellamy

A startup builds custom, on-demand 3D printed shoes and gives a glimpse of what innovation might look like in the future.

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episode 43

July 11, 2018

Micki Krimmel: Superfit Hero

Roller derby inspires a body-positive athletic fashion brand that’s just hitting a tipping point. Though finding a factory that will take her business has gotten easier, the real challenges have just begun!

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July 4, 2018

Should I Make it in the USA?

Four experts explore the dilemma of where to do your manufacturing. The answer is not so obvious.

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episode 41

June 27, 2018

Meredith Perry: uBeam

Pioneering wireless power: a rare interview from the charismatic and controversial founder of an L.A.-based startup that everyone thought would fail.

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