General Assembly April 13 Intro to LA Startups
Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)
Santa Monica, CA
These events are offered FREE to the LA business community by General Assembly.
They are not produced by AngelLaunch.
Introduction to the LA Social Entrepreneur Community
Matthew Clough, Stone + Cloth
Saturday, April 13rd from 5:30 pm to 7 pm
Complimentary beer and wine will be served.
The term social entreprise is used quite frequently these days but what exactly does it mean? This free class introduces newcomers to the robust social entrepreneur startup scene in LA. You will learn what a social enterprise is, the key events/meetups you should be attending, the companies that should be on your radar, the VCs known to invest in socially responsible companies, and what blogs you should be reading to stay in the loop. After class you are encouraged to network with a number of prominent folks in the social entrepreneur ecosystem.
Matthew Clough is the Founder and CEO of stone + cloth, a backback company where your purchase supports education in Tanzania, Africa. Matthew previously worked for TOMS Shoes and Falling Whistles, both social entreprises.
ABOUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY
General Assembly is a global network for entrepreneurs seeking opportunity and education in technology, business and design with campuses located in New York City, London, Berlin, San Francisco, Sydney, Boston and now...Los Angeles! General Assembly offers education in a myriad of ways -- from 90-minute classes like New Startup Business Models and half-day workshops on the tactics of fundraising to 10-week courses in front-end web development and user experience design. By providing designers, developers, entrepreneurs and complete beginners with the skills necessary to compete in a technology-driven workplace, GA is closing the gap between the unemployed and the thousands of open jobs and working to solve a generation-defining problem.
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