Community Events

Octane High Tech Awards 2022

[AV] Irvine 16500 Scientific Way, Irvine, CA 92618, IRVINE

The much-anticipated High Tech Awards celebrate the top innovators, entrepreneurs and technology leaders in Orange County. Join us for the 2022 High Tech Awards to celebrate and recognize those individuals and companies who make Orange County a center of technology and medical technology innovation. This year’s ceremony celebrates Octane’s 20th Anniversary — with a welcome...


Net Zero Conference

Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 S Figueroa St,, Los Angeles, California

Over the last nine years, the Net Zero Conference has brought together those who understand that it takes all of us to overcome climate change—and this year, we're back in person to bring our community of experts together to create a positive impact. Schedule includes full day of programs and the Gala on the 15th....

ULI Los Angeles: YLG Shark Tank 2022

HED 550 S Hope Street, Suite 2500, Los Angeles

ULI LA Young Leaders Group (YLG) invites you to participate in the 6th annual YLG Real Estate Shark Tank, an interactive, one-of-a-kind event that aims to entertain while educating, advising, and empowering aspiring real estate tech entrepreneurs. This year, the presenters will represent emerging technologies in CRE PropTech! Join us and watch as a panel...

$35 – $55

Cleantech Happy Hour – Los Angeles

Osteria del Fornaio 401 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica

A great opportunity to network with the Cleantech Ecosystem in Los Angeles. Meet with Cleantech Open staff, volunteers, mentors and entrepreneurs from our accelerator program. Find out more about our upcoming annual showcase and awards event, the Global Forum, and opportunities to get involved. Whether you're into growing your own startup, learning about evolving cleantech...


AILA Fun for Funds Festival

Plug and Play 1027 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles

The “Fun for Funds Festival” is a chance for you to meet and play with the other participants in this ecosystem. Join us to help raise funds for AI responsibility and literacy programs in the Greater Los Angeles area while making meaningful industry connections. Whether you are an AI practitioner or just AI-curious, we are...

NASA Minority Serving Institutions Space Accelerator Demo Day

Cross Campus South Bay 840 Apollo St., El Segundo

NASA MSI Space Accelerator is an inaugural NASA innovation program that brings together diverse scholars to advance the agency’s goals for improving its future science missions. The program is run in partnership between the Agency’s Science Mission Directorate (SMD), its Minority University Research Education Project (MUREP), the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), and Starburst. Hybrid FormatPhysical...

#LATechWeek: The Founder’s Guide to LA with dot.LA

​Join dot.LA for a relaxed evening of food, drinks, and friends - featuring a special presentation of "The Founder's Guide to Los Angeles" with dot.LA Co-Founder and Executive Chairman Spencer Rascoff (also of Zillow, Pacaso, 75 & Sunny, and more). Since its launch in January 2020, dot.LA is the definitive source of news and community...

LA Tech Week

A Week of events hosted by VCs and startups to celebrate the growing LA ecosystem! Register your email with LA Tech Week's organizers for event updates and more information. Check out a sampling of the events below.   Tue Evening (08/16) @Santa Monica The Founder's Guide to LA by dotLA SPEAKER Spencer Rascoff Cofounder of...

Startup World Cup -Southern California

Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts at Pepperdine 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA

Partnered event between Pepperdine Graziadio Business School, Startup World Cup & Los Angeles Venture Association. Startup World Cup offers innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities for startup ecosystems around the world. This platform consists of a global series of startup conferences and competitions that bring together phenomenal startups, VCs, and world-class tech CEOs. Startups worldwide will first...

Bioengineering Research Symposium and Biotechnology Industry Showcase

UC Santa Barbara Corwin Pavilion, Santa Barbara

UC Santa Barbara will host this 3-day, in-person symposium featuring a Biotechnology Industry Showcase on 8 August and Bioengineering Research Focus. The Showcase will connect industry representatives with students and faculty for professional development and opportunities for careers and collaborations with industry.

Care in Space

UCLA Luskin Conference Center 425 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles

Care in Space is the first of its kind program leveraging the extreme conditions of space to not only drive innovation but also to build viable businesses at the intersection of commercial space and biomedical science. A collaborative effort between Boryung, Axiom Space, and Starburst Aerospace, the challenge will provide winning entrepreneurs and their startups...

Long Beach Accelerator Tech Ecosystem Mixer

Long Beach Accelerator 245 E 3rd St, Long Beach

Join the Long Beach Accelerator for a Tech Ecosystem Mixer bringing togther our community. Attend for the opportunity to engage with our current and previous cohort members, LBA staff, Board of Director, Advisory Team, investors, and ecosystem partners.