Social Media Pioneer Jeff Pulver Engages at The Israel Conference and Helps Judge Startups

Jeff Pulver on Future Fest Panel

On May 30 and May 31, The Israel Conference convened in Los Angeles. Organizers invited members of the SMCLA board to check it out. The yearly conference is designed to connect some of the most innovative Israeli companies and individuals with their counterparts in the United States. The conference showcased more than 60 Israel-connected companies […]

Shannon Smith Wears Richard Branson’s Shoes, Helps Homeless, Starts “Shoeathon”

Richard Branson Shoes

BREAKING NEWS: Shannon Smith’s day of good deeds in Sir Richard Branson’s shoes has sparked a Twitter shoeathon (#shoeathon) to raise money for Ascencia shelter for the homeless in Glendale. It’s happening Tuesday morning, January 22, 2013, and you can learn all about it in this post from Richard Branson on  Please tell your […]

Live from Las Vegas: Startup Debut at CES 2013

I’m at in Las Vegas for CES and NMX and my first evening I attended Startup Debut, where I got to meet a number of great start-ups, many of which would be of interest to our community. Startup Debut aggregates some of the hottest startups into one room to introduce them to press –with hundreds […]