Retooling Fridays at Make in LA


As part of our goal to support the startup ecosystem in Los Angeles, Make in LA is offering free office hours every other Friday from 10am-12pm, starting Nov. 20th, 2015.
Any business. Any sector. Any entrepreneur. We're available to help you retool your business for success. Sign up for a 30 min slot and pick our brain about how to accelerate your business. We're here for you!  Sign Up for Office Hours 

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February 2017

Talk Night at Carbon Five LA, Co-hosted by Make in LA & Hardware Massive

February 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carbon Five, 525 Colorado Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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Carbon Five monthly talk series, featuring speakers form varied backgrounds, talking about various topics. Doors open at 6pm. Talks begin at 7pm, and last approximately an hour including Q&A. The rest of the evening, until we shut down at 9pm, is free time. We also have an accompanying Slack to discuss during and around the event; contact a group admin to get an invite.

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March 2017

ToolBox LA: Agriculture Meets Startups

March 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
General Assembly DTLA, 360 E. 2nd Street
Suite 400, CA 90012 United States
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The second event in our ToolBox series will focus on AgTech challenges and trends.

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Cohort 4 Applications

March 14, 2017 @ 8:00 am - May 14, 2017 @ 11:30 pm

We are accepting applications from March 14th (Pi Day!) until May 14th. Cohort 4 will be 100% hardware as always. We look for B2B and B2C startups with a prototype. This year, the top 20 companies will take place in a virtual program during the month of July. This will be part-time, and the 8-10 companies that perform best during will be offered an investment and enrollment in the full program, which runs from September 12 through January 19th.

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Hardware Con 2017

March 24, 2017 - March 25, 2017
ZNE Center San Leandro, CA United States + Google Map

Shaun will be speaking at HardwareCon 2017 -- the only conference devoted to #Hardware #Startups

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April 2017

AMA: Google Hangout

April 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join our live online Q&A for applicants. 

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May 2017

AMA: Reddit

May 3, 2017

Ask us anything. Join a conversation about our Hardware Accelerator Make in LA. Make in LA is currently recruiting for our fourth cohort. We are happy to use this time to dive deeper into your application. Make in LA is an early stage accelerator and fund building the epicenter of hardware entrepreneurship in Southern California. The program is 4 months long. We are obsessed with technology-enabled hardware including IoT, robotics, wearables, rockets, VR, and medical devices. Visit for details…

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ToolBox LA: Bio Tech & Health Tech

May 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WeWork Pasadena, 177 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105 United States
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Toolbox LA kicked off in February 2017, and you're invited to take part. our fourth event focused on Health Tech and Bio Tech. Join us in Pasadena for an evening of networking, a fireside chat, and start-up pitches.

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June 2017

ToolBox LA: Social Justice and Venture

June 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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August 2017

ToolBox LA: August

August 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hub 101, 31416 Agoura Rd #105C
Westlake Village, CA 91361 United States
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This month's focus will be Toy Tech!

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September 2017

Jason Calacanis, Angel Investor and Founder, on How to Get Funded

September 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ToolBox LA, 9410 Owensmouth Ave
Chatsworth, 91311 United States
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Get Your FREE Copy of Jason's New Book: Angel Raffle to pitch live on stage Food, drinks, and networking

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