Big Ideas with Shira Lazar: Curating the Best of YouTube.
Get the inside scoop on the latest trends and business opportunities in the evolving online video landscape from the woman who is at the center of it all. Her show and company with the same name, "What's Trending," have been described as "the future of entertainment."
"It will all be run through the living experiment of multi-platform viewer engagement that What's Trending is using and building at the same time. It's an effort that could help illuminate some developments in the future of entertainment on the web and it's ambitious enough to be downright inspirational."
- Marshall Kirkpatrick, Read Write Web.
This is the second in a monthly series of talks from leading entrepreneurs, creatives and other thought-leaders at LA's original tech incubator.
6:00pm: Check-in, Bar, Snacks and Networking
6:30pm: Presentation by Shira Lazar (Founder, What's Trending) followed by Q&A led by Joakim Baage, GM Spoon USA
7:30pm: Bar, Snacks and Networking
9:00pm: Event Ends
Shira Lazar is the Host and Executive Producer of the weekly live interactive show and 24/7 news hub, "What's Trending", which has recently raised funding from Bedrocket Entertainment, the digital entertainment company headed by TV veteran Brian Bedol and co-founded by Huffington Post co-founder Ken Lerer. She is also the Host and Creator of the talk show of YouTube, "Partners Project", interviewing the biggest YouTube stars. Named one of Fast Company's 2011 Most Influential Women in Technology and Huffington Post's "Women in Tech to follow on Twitter" , Shira has been the face of the biggest live-streams on the web including, The Oscars and The Grammys among many others.
When & Where
Advancing greater Pasadena as a center of technology and design innovation by supporting collaboration across business and education to attract companies, entrepreneurs, innovators and capital to the broader community.