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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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Maker Walk LA Selected as a Finalist in LA2050 Activation Challenge

Maker Walk LA is a celebration of local manufacturing, offering a behind-the-scenes look at how local brands and new products are being produced in Los Angeles. Since the first one, Maker Walk has partnered with great organizations like Artisanal LA, LA Food Fest, and dozens of factories and businesses. Help us win $200,000 so we can scale the program to help create jobs and a sustainable and inclusive economy for all. VOTE NOW UNTIL JUNE 29:


The Art of Manufacturing


episode 40

June 20, 2018

Taboo! Julia Rose of VaGenie and Melanie Cristol of Lorals

Two brave women build businesses that might make you blush.

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episode 39

June 13, 2018

Tim O’Reilly: WTF [live]

What’s the Future? The “Oracle of Silicon Valley” shares his contrarian thoughts about technology, capitalism, and preparing for the big shifts on the horizon.

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episode 38

June 6, 2018

Lidia Yan: NEXT Trucking

There’s a shortage of 50,000 truck drivers impacting manufacturing in America, and demand keeps growing. A serial entrepreneur tries to beat the odds with a portal that better matches carriers and shippers.

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episode 37

May 30, 2018

Dr. Anita Sengupta: Virgin Hyperloop One [live]

Speeding through tubes at nearly the speed of sound; a former NASA systems engineer is helping make the future of transportation a reality.

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