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Activating the DTLA startup ecosystem.

In partnership with the Office of the Los Angeles Mayor 

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About

We support startups during the most critical stage of their growth cycle by connecting them to office space, mentors and resources.

Unlocking Innovation

We’re laying the foundation necessary to rapidly grow the startup ecosystem in Downtown Los Angeles's by providing access to a multitude of vital resources

Supporting Collaboration

We’re assembling a diverse team of technical and creative talent to be involved in building the country's next entrepreneurial hub

Reinforcing  Community

We're amplifying trades that currently exist in DLTA and supporting growing industries by activating a different vertical every program cycle

What We Provide?

Space

We provide each team with six months free and six months discounted work space in the heart of DTLA

Resources

We supply startups with the tools and partnerships they need to build a thriving business

Mentors

We source the most qualified, experienced and dedicated
startup coaches in Los Angeles

Network

We open up our contact books to strategically align teams with key influencers

Support

We nurture each company through the most critical stage of the growth cycle

Fundraising

We walk you through all the steps of fundraising from deck building to pitch delivery

AS SEEN IN

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2016 Fashion-Tech Cycle

Are you an LA based fashion-tech startup in need of office space and resources? The GRID110 Summer 2016 Cycle will focus on growing and supporting fashion-tech startups.

The GRID110 Team

  Stephen León Kane, Grid110 Chair, is founder of Arbiclaims and a small business/startup attorney. He advises legal tech start ups and Bixel Exchange/L.A. Chamber of Commerce small businesses. Stephen is involved in a variety of grassroots DTLA projects and serves as Area Wide Resident Director for Downtown LA Neighborhood Council. Double Stanford alum/fan. Die hard Lakers and Dogers fan.

 

Stephen León Kane, Grid110 Chair, is founder of Arbiclaims and a small business/startup attorney. He advises legal tech start ups and Bixel Exchange/L.A. Chamber of Commerce small businesses. Stephen is involved in a variety of grassroots DTLA projects and serves as Area Wide Resident Director for Downtown LA Neighborhood Council. Double Stanford alum/fan. Die hard Lakers and Dogers fan.

STEPHEN LEÓN KANE
CHAIR

  Audrey builds the DTLA tech community at large as Founder of StartUp DTLA and helped build Indie Desk, the first coworking space in downtown. Audrey is a published author. She has served the local community as an Advisory Board Member for Catholic Charities LA and an Emerging Leader for United Way. Often confused for an extrovert. Best when caffeinated.

 

Audrey builds the DTLA tech community at large as Founder of StartUp DTLA and helped build Indie Desk, the first coworking space in downtown. Audrey is a published author. She has served the local community as an Advisory Board Member for Catholic Charities LA and an Emerging Leader for United Way. Often confused for an extrovert. Best when caffeinated.

AUDREY BELLIS
BOARD MEMBER

  An internet denizen since the early days of AOL via 14.4kbit/s, Miki Reynolds has over 10 years of experience working in technology, ranging from digital marketing and creative services to web development and e-commerce. Miki is a taco enthusiast, aspiring yogi, proud UCLA Bruins alum/fan and supports the growth of the LA startup community as the DTLA City Manager for General Assembly.

 

An internet denizen since the early days of AOL via 14.4kbit/s, Miki Reynolds has over 10 years of experience working in technology, ranging from digital marketing and creative services to web development and e-commerce. Miki is a taco enthusiast, aspiring yogi, proud UCLA Bruins alum/fan and supports the growth of the LA startup community as the DTLA City Manager for General Assembly.

MIKI REYNOLDS
BOARD MEMBER

  Megan is the founder of M Collaborative, a boutique marketing agency that works with companies to build community, and make a greater social impact, both online + offline. Throughout her career she has worked with a range of businesses, from fortune 500 companies, to nonprofits, alongside apps, and with personal brands. She’s addicted to innovation, hackathons, pop culture,  and speaking in front of audiences, both to educate and entertain.

 

Megan is the founder of M Collaborative, a boutique marketing agency that works with companies to build community, and make a greater social impact, both online + offline. Throughout her career she has worked with a range of businesses, from fortune 500 companies, to nonprofits, alongside apps, and with personal brands. She’s addicted to innovation, hackathons, pop culture,  and speaking in front of audiences, both to educate and entertain.

MEGAN SETTE
BOARD MEMBER

  Justin is the Founder of Caseworx, an edtech startup focused on transforming case studies into video-based collaboration platforms. He is a Creative/Line Producer who has produced for MTV, AOL, Reebok, Zippo and many other companies around the world, and is Adjunct Faculty at Cal State University, Los Angeles. He holds a BA from Indiana University, an MFA from UCLA and believes deeply in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

 

Justin is the Founder of Caseworx, an edtech startup focused on transforming case studies into video-based collaboration platforms. He is a Creative/Line Producer who has produced for MTV, AOL, Reebok, Zippo and many other companies around the world, and is Adjunct Faculty at Cal State University, Los Angeles. He holds a BA from Indiana University, an MFA from UCLA and believes deeply in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

JUSTIN WOLSKE
BOARD MEMBER

  Jared is a software engineer, a Director of University of Southern California's D-HEALTH, and Co-Founder of Akido Labs, a healthcare IT startup that makes it far easier to interact with health data. Before Akido Labs, Jared Co-Founded GiveChange and was a PhD engineering student at USC.

 

Jared is a software engineer, a Director of University of Southern California's D-HEALTH, and Co-Founder of Akido Labs, a healthcare IT startup that makes it far easier to interact with health data. Before Akido Labs, Jared Co-Founded GiveChange and was a PhD engineering student at USC.

JARED GOODNER
BOARD MEMBER

  Prashant is a technology entrepreneur and investor. He is a Co-Founder of Akido Labs and a Director of University of Southern California's D-HEALTH. Previously, he Co-Founded Qrew Software (acquired by Tripos) and the non-profit GiveChange. His two favorite topics of conversation are: 1) Surfing, and 2) Disrupting "old" industries.

 

Prashant is a technology entrepreneur and investor. He is a Co-Founder of Akido Labs and a Director of University of Southern California's D-HEALTH. Previously, he Co-Founded Qrew Software (acquired by Tripos) and the non-profit GiveChange. His two favorite topics of conversation are: 1) Surfing, and 2) Disrupting "old" industries.

PRASHANT SAMANT
BOARD MEMBER

Co Founder, CEO DAILYLOOK

Co Founder, CEO DAILYLOOK

BRIAN REE
FASHION TECH ADVISOR

Co Founder & CEO at Tieks

Co Founder & CEO at Tieks

KFIR GAVRIELI
FASHION TECH ADVISOR

Chief at This Is Ground & Co Founder at Science Inc.

Chief at This Is Ground & Co Founder at Science Inc.

MIKE MACADAAN
FASHION TECH ADVISOR

Co Founder at Wade & Belle

Co Founder at Wade & Belle

DORI HOWARD
FASHION TECH ADVISOR

Shareholder at Stradling

Shareholder at Stradling

FRANK GRANT
FASHION TECH ADVISOR

Founder at Hudson Jeans

Founder at Hudson Jeans

PETER KIM
FASHION TECH ADVISOR

Vice President Marketing at Beats by Dre

Vice President Marketing at Beats by Dre

JASON WHITE
FASHION TECH ADVISOR

 

Mayor's Office Director of Business Development

Mayor's Office Director of Business Development

WILLIAM CHUN
GRID110 ADVISOR

Mayor's Office Business Team Tech and Clean Tech Liaison

Mayor's Office Business Team Tech and Clean Tech Liaison

MICHELLE GARAKIAN
GRID110 ADVISOR

 

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