Alisa Gould-Simon: Los Angeles

What’s your historical Los Angeles and New York connection? I moved to NYC at the age of 18 to start my freshman year at NYU. I studied journalism and cinema studies and started working as a writer when I finished school. I stayed in NYC 8 years before moving to LA at the end of…

IdeaMensch: Los Angeles

IdeaMensch is a community of entrepreneurs who share their stories. We feature entrepreneurs from all walks of life via our interviews and events, with the mission of helping you bring your ideas to life. Whether your idea is an app, a nonprofit, a book, a website or an invention – what matters is that and…

NationBuilder: Los Angeles

NationBuilder is the world’s first Community Organizing System: an accessible, affordable, complete software platform that helps leaders grow and organize communities to achieve great things. NationBuilder’s vision is to unlock the potential of a connected humanity. Their mission is to make everyone a leader. To organize people online, leaders need both a website and a…

CitySourced: Los Angeles

CitySourced is a real time mobile civic engagement platform. CitySourced provides a simple and intuitive platform empowering residents to identify civic issues (public safety, quality of life, environmental issues, etc.) and report them to city hall for quick resolution; an opportunity for government to use technology to save time and money plus improve accountability to…