Holiday Hullabaloo!
Thursday, December 8th, 2016 • Orange County

Holiday Hullabaloo!

We’ve listened to enough lectures this year, let’s just party this month! Join us on Thursday, December 8th from 7-10pm at Wolf Camp Studios in Costa Mesa for a Holiday Hullabaloo! Take the time to catch up with creatives, designers, makers and doers in Orange County. We’ll have music, food, drinks, and as usual, it’s all free, friends. This is our way of saying thank you for another amazing year of spending time and growing together.

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Live Free(lance) or Die: Joshua Ariza, Designer & Owner of CHOMP
Wed, November 2nd, 2016 • Orange County

Live Free(lance) or Die: Joshua Ariza, Designer & Owner of CHOMP

Come hear our #ConnectingThings co-founder Joshua Ariza talk about Freelance life this upcoming Wednesday morning! It will be equal parts hilarity and helpful info to bolster your freelance career. Josh has worked for companies like Nike, Stance, and Red Bull. He’s also the founder of CHOMP, a clothing line that’s collaborated with the likes of

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Funding Your Startup Panel, Feat. Marc Hemeon, Eva Ho, and Marc Averitt
Monday, October 10th, 2016 • Orange County

Funding Your Startup Panel, Feat. Marc Hemeon, Eva Ho, and Marc Averitt

Join us for our second night event panel! Great ideas can turn into viable businesses and products with the right ingredients, one of the most important being money. So how do you fund your startup? Our panel will discuss options, tactics, and tips. It will be a down to earth discussion featuring: Marc Hemeon (CEO and Founder at Design, Inc); Eva Ho (Angel Investor, and General Partner at Susa Ventures), and Marc Averitt (Managing Director at Okapi Venture Capital). Our moderator will be Jason Lankow of Column Five and Visage. Free event! See you all there!

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Eric Trine - Object-based Designer
September 7th, 2016 • Orange County

Eric Trine - Object-based Designer

What if Charles Eames, Buckminster Fuller, and David Hockney were surfing buddies? They would make the kind of drool-worthy objects that Eric Trine designs. Eric’s creations (furniture to sculptures and art installations) have been featured in the New York Times, LA Times, Wallpaper*, Elle Decor, Sunset, and Luxe magazines amongst many others. Hear him share his story and life lessons this September!

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Elie Ayrouth - Co-founder/Publisher of Foodbeast
August 3rd, 2016 • Orange County

Elie Ayrouth - Co-founder/Publisher of Foodbeast

Foodies, you’re in for a treat! Elie Ayrouth is our August speaker, the founder and publisher of Orange County based Foodbeast, which has been called “the TMZ of food news”! The twenty-something Anaheim-native will talk about how he started and grew his food blog into a food news empire visited by millions of people each month.

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Join us the first Wednesday of every month for:

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8:00 am

Free coffee and breakfast provided by our generous sponsors. 

people talking

8:00 am

Mingle with old friends, meet new ones, talk shop, connect.

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8:20 am

Featured speaker(s) takes the mic to drop some knowledge.

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8:50 am

Head to work, login to social media and connect with your new friends.