• Capital One Bank Hackathon

    Capital One Café

    You're invited to join top developers, designers, product leaders, and industry experts on November 10th to 11th for a day of building and challenging the status quo at the Capital One Café in Santa Monica. Reinvent the future at the Capital One DevExchange Hackathon. Pull a team together or apply solo and we'll place you on a team once approved. Space is limited so register today! *Park across the street (SW corner) at the Third Street Promenade parking lot. REGISTER NOW (https://www.devexhacks.com/santa-monica?utm_campaign=DevExchange%20Hackathon%20Santa%20Monica&utm_source=iOSAndroidLA&utm_medium=iOSAndroidMeetupsLA)

  • LA Tech & Startup Bash

    Expert Dojo

    You've worked hard all year, it’s time to kick back and celebrate all of the hard work you’ve put in to building your epic startup. Come party with your team at Schmoozd's First Annual Startup Bash event – let loose and have some much deserved fun! Register Today! (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/la-tech-startup-bash-tickets-35227136313?aff=mcivte) Here's what you can expect: >>Connect with hundreds of other entrepreneurs, startups, investors, techies, bloggers, growth hackers, marketers, etc. >>Munch on some delicious food, drinks and snack at the event. Eat Up! >>DEMO ZONE - Check out demos from dozens of hot startups in Silicon Beach and see what they have built >> HIRING CORNER - Looking for a job? Look no more, head on over to the Hiring Corner and connect with top local recruiters and/or companies that are hiring around Los Angeles. First 200 gets in for FREE ... Register Today (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/la-tech-startup-bash-tickets-35227136313?aff=mcivte)!

  • Amazon Developer Day

    General Assembly

    The Amazon Developer Day MoDev Workshop will share industry best practices and help mobile developers learn to utilize Amazon technology to port, optimize and grow their own app adoptions through the Amazon Appstore. Amazon technology leaders will be on-hand to answer developer questions and lead talks on topics such as writing apps and games for Fire devices and how to build voice controlled experiences for Amazon Echo. Attendees will also be treated to inspirational talks on making games fun for players and evolving players into fans. The format of the workshop will be split between morning lectures and afternoon “App Hours.” The App Hours will allow developers to get 1:1 support to publish and tests their own apps and games to the Amazon Appstore, guidance around building apps and games with Android, Unity and Xamarin, and hands on experience with the Amazon Mobile App SDK, Fire Phone SDK, Fire TV SDK and Amazon Echo SDK code samples. Developers will also be rewarded with Amazon gift cards for successful app submissions to the Amazon Appstore during the App Hours’ time period. This is a free event! REGISTER THROUGH EVENTBRITE http://goo.gl/hUZTH9

  • Mobile Monetization - Amazon case study

    General Assembly

    Amazon has a unique perspective on mobile. They are an app store and publisher, offer backend infrastructure, manufacture mobile devices, etc. At this meetup, one of their lead geniuses Peter Heinrich will explain best practices for making your own app or game successful in the marketplace. Peter will also show off the new Amazon Fire TV Stick and Amazon Echo.

  • Next in Mobile: (3) Presentations

    Symantec Corporation

    Join mobile entrepreneurs & developers for quick presentations on what's next in mobile. Symantec and J2 Global (billion $ co.s) will give you a peek of what's to come. Symantec will go through their new mobile projects, while J2 Global will answer the question if you can spend $10K on your app and reach 50M downloads. And Jad Meouchy will step you through a button-hack on the new Lenovo Yoga 11s. Great way to stay on the cutting-edge and to network with like-minded people. Jonathon Salehpour: Sr. Principal Software Engineer, Symantec will present on Symantec mobile projects and tools. • (NASDAQ: SYMC) Symantec helps consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. • $18B Market Cap Shuki Lehavi: Sr. Director of Development, J2 Global and Founder/CEO of the Mobile platform Gumiyo will share his view on the App economy and the 13,000 apps that he tracks daily. If apps where people, what would you learn from by looking at their social graph? What makes a Killer App and can you spend $10K on an app and reach 50M downloads? • (NASDAQ: JCOM) J2 Global provides Internet services worldwide through its two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media. • $3B Market Cap Button-Hacking the Lenovo Yoga with Jad. Ultrabooks are marvelous, but their Apple-style ‘clickpads’ are an abomination to human-computer interaction. The Lenovo Yoga 11s is nearly perfect: compact size, great battery life, and this whole 360 degree hinge thing is sheer brilliance. Unfortunately, it’s got one glaring flaw: no mouse buttons. You have to press down on the touchpad to make it click. Jad will step you through his button-hack that makes the Yoga more stylish and usable. • Jad Meouchy: Founder of Osurv- mind reading technology that predicts customer behavior. Invested in by the Co-Founder of Activision. • He has been coding/hacking since age 7, won numerous hackathons, & is a full-stack developer with a background in Psychology and Software Engineering.

  • Mobile Camp 2015


    All-day on Saturday January 31st in Hollywood, learn from leading and innovative software developers at Mobile Camp. Held at the WeWork building. Be sure to register on the EventBrite website to be included in the raffle prizes and including 1 year Creative Cloud License from Adobe! Register (http://www.eventbrite.com/e/mobile-camp-2015-tickets-15246680231?aff=affiliate8) now and stay up to date with the latest announcements. See the Schedule (http://mobilecampla.com/schedule.html) now. Whether you are seasoned dev or just beginning. Take advantage of Mobile Camp (http://www.mobilecampla.com/) today and advance your skills sets in mobile app development, explore new API’s for your web or mobile application, discover new and emerging technologies in Enterprise, Wearable, IoT and much more. Don't miss a line up of hands on workshops and talks by reputable tech companies in the industry and experienced developers in their field. Mobile Camp is FREE!!! just for you. All around web technology by Brian LeRoux, SPACELORD!1!! at Adobe, formerly of Nitobi, working on PhoneGap. I enjoy working on free/open source software. Most of my projects somehow orbit the amazing gravity of JavaScript though I can assure you that I dislike all programming environments equally. Michael Brooks is a core contributor to Apache Cordova and PhoneGap. He works for Adobe Systems and previously Nitobi. He is from Vancouver, CA. His website is http://michaelbrooks.ca (http://michaelbrooks.ca/) Steve Gill has been a developer on the PhoneGap team for over 5 years working at Nitobi and now Adobe Systems. He is a avid beer connoisseur and enjoys biking around SF. Shikhir Singh is a Senior Enterprise Solutions Manager at BlackBerry. He focuses on technologies related to Security and Cryptography. @shikhirsingh Alice Pang Alice received her BS in Electrical Engineering/Software at Stanford and her MS in Industrial Engineering/Management of Technology at UC Berkeley. After 3.5 years of getting developers excited about building apps as a Developer Evangelist at Microsoft, she’s now getting developers excited about monetizing their apps with Twitter MoPub as a Developer Advocate at Twitter. When she’s not speaking or building resources to ensure a great developer experience, you can find her training in circus arts. Nathan Pepper is a Senior Software Engineer with Financial Force, a Salesforce business partner. Previously, he was with Legal Zoom and Entertainment Partners as a Developer and Senior Software Developer. Nathan manages the Salesforce.com Developer User Group in Los Angeles. @SForceBeWithYou William Hoang is a Developer Advocate on the Mobile Engineering/Developer Experience team at Couchbase. His love for coffee and code has transcended him into the world of mobile while appreciating the offline in-person experiences. Prior, William worked on the Developer Relations team over at Twitter, BlackBerry, and Microsoft while also having been a Software Embedded GPS engineer at Research In Motion. William graduated from McGill University in Electrical Software Engineering. Some previously tech conferences that I spoke at were: GDC, Droidcon, Mobileweek NYC, Ultimate Developer Event, along with tech meetups. Justin Woo is a Developer Evangelist at PayPal in Seattle, WA. Previously, he worked at Microsoft as a Software Developer Engineer and Program Manager. He received awards for his work and can always be caught smiling. Chris Beauchamp is currently a developer evangelist at Crittercism, a service that provides mobile app performance insights to help developers improve their app. He is a developer himself and has been building apps since the first iPhone SDK was released. He’s published a handful of apps to both iTunes and Google Play that have gathered over 30M downloads. Michael Ludden, recently Developer Marketing Manager Lead at Google, Head of Developer Marketing at Samsung and Developer Evangelist at HTC, has finally taken the leap to the world of entrepreneurship and is currently running a mobile freemium game startup which has just released it’s first title for iOS and Android, Fantasy Bubble Quest. Inman Breaux is Chief Operating Officer of Airpush, a mobile ad platform used to monetize mobile applications. The company employees over 200 people and generates tens of millions in revenue for the mobile ecosystem. Karim Varela is currently involved in three mobile startups, Coffee Meets Bagel, Fabric, and SocialTagg. At Coffee Meets Bagel, he leads the Android team and spearheads mobile development initiatives. He advises Fabric on mobile strategy, product, and technology. And finally, he’s the founder of SocialTagg. Previously Karim worked for AT&T, Fandango, Tinder, Muve Music and several other companies. Hattan Shobokshi is a Senior Software Engineer, Community Contributor, technical speaker, & Microsoft MVP. Hattan is responsible for developing applications on a variety of platforms including web, desktop and mobile devices. He is passionate about delivering scalable applications that adhere to industry best practices. Hattan is experienced in .NET technologies (with a particular expertise in ASP.NET MVC), JavaScript & other web technologies. Hattan is Vice President of the Los Angeles .NET user group as well as the lead organizer of SoCal Code Camp. Hattan is also one of the founding members and organizers of JavaScript Saturday Los Angeles. Max Katz is head of Developer Relations for Appery.ioa cloud-based mobile app platform. Max is the author of two books “Practical RichFaces” (Apress 2008, 2011), and is a frequent speaker at developer conferences. You can find out what Max is up to on his blog: http://maxkatz.org (http://maxkatz.org/) and Twitter: @maxkatz. Josie Roman is an Engineer, International Business & Marketing Strategist, Investor, and Founder of SeaLight Enterprises, with a career expanding over 20 years across Entertainment, Technology, and Finance, including operational and business advisor for numerous technology companies. She brings extensive knowledge in project management, business mapping process, marketing strategies, customer service, and new product development. Ms Roman provides tactical and strategic knowledge in how organizations can leverage technology and marketing to deliver an enhanced customer experience, building engagement while achieving business goals and fast scalability. Veronica Flint is a 3D artist and winner of hackathon prizes for her talents with Leap Motion and Oculus Rift technologies. She is expert with Maya 3D software. Justin Zemlyansky has received prizes at several hackathon. He is a young, aspiring developer and college student with a background in tinkering with electronics.

  • Uncubed LA - job fair and tech talks

    Needs a location

    Spend a day at the beach with more than 25 of LA's fastest-growing (and hiring) tech startups like Tinder, SpaceX, Media Temple, Grindr, OpenX, ChowNow, ZestFinance, & HovelStay. Looking for your next job? Take your pick from 450+ open positions. All companies are recruiting onsite. Plus learn insider tips & techniques from senior leaders at these startups, like Media Temple's & Grindr's VPs of Engineering, Whisper's Founder & CEO, Fullscreen's Lead Product Designer, and more. Drinks, contests, music, & networking will be served up throughout. (Video here (http://youtu.be/3ZKysPLan1U).) Save 30% with code: OSURV Register & learn more @ la.uncubed.com (http://la.uncubed.com/osurv)

  • Tinder Holiday Party

    Location visible to members

    Enjoy a spectacular evening at Tinder's HQ for networking and lightning talks on how to build a dating app. Tinder Speakers: • Sean Rad, Founder/CEO • Jonathan Badeen, Co-Founder/VP Product • Ryan Ogle, CTO

  • Next in Mobile: 3 Presentations


    Join us for our an awesome evening with three presentations on what's happening next in mobile: 1) Jad Meouchy, Co-Founder of Osurv will talk about disrupting customer feedback with wearables. He'll give a live demonstration, talk about leveraging Beacons and the concept of 'weaponized feedback.' 2) Stacy Stubblefield, Co-Founder of TeleSign will talk about mobile user registration, balancing ease of use and account security. She'll discuss online security as it pertains to recent data breaches of Home Depot, LinkedIn,etc. 3) Eric Pomerleau, Software Engineer for Victorious will give a technical presentation about online video streaming on Android. Limited seating // Easy parking // Food & beverages Hosted by Android LA, FounderPanel, & Next in Mobile.

  • NBC-Universal Hackathon

    Sheraton Universal

    Join a bunch of developers to compete for $25k in prizes. Comingle with media executives and figure out the next generation of media technologies. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comcast-nbcuniversal-hackathon-los-angeles-tickets-13826205553 It's happening at the Sheraton Universal City and should be a pretty good turnout. FYI I'm a full stack developer looking to join a team - drop me an email if you've got one or are also looking. Thanks, Your organizer Jad