An amazing year of Mentorship

After an amazing year of programming and countless hours of planning, the 2018 cohort of Mentor2Mentor is now complete! During the spring semester, our high school participants from DaVinci Schools spent their weekend creating ways to tackle systemic issues in the Los Angeles area. With the help of their entrepreneurial college mentors from Loyola Marymount University, …

India Williams
India Williams

Hello Femtech! Meet the New Industry Changing Women’s Health

2018 was hailed as the “Year of the Woman” thanks to a wellspring of social movements,  record-breaking political victories, and corporate leadership shake-ups (not to mention Chrissy Teigen’s social media prowess). But as two femtech entrepreneurs obsessed with solving gender disparities in healthcare, we feel there’s still a long way to go. The term “femtech” …

Kerranna Williamson + Amy Domangue
Kerranna Williamson + Amy Domangue

Improving Local Healthcare Through Innovative Technology

Many Los Angeles locals face the same challenges of truly understanding their current health status. The healthcare system as a whole lacks a foundation of patient education and personal progress tracking. This would allow individuals to understand their health status, view personal progress, and feel empowered to take the steps necessary towards a healthier lifestyle. …

Alexis Schomer
Alexis Schomer

The Green Rush

As someone who grew up in the Los Angeles public school system, I always was so fascinated by stories of the Gold Rush. This event in our state’s history began a wave of great economic migration from the eastern shores of the country to Northern California and forever established the mystique of California to the …

David Turkell
David Turkell

Campaigning in the Digital Age

This November, Americans across the nation will have the opportunity to cast their vote in the midterm elections. While the midterms don’t get as much attention as elections for President, these elections can determine the balance of power in Congress and State Legislatures. In California, we even get to vote on whether we want to …

Danielle Cendejas
Danielle Cendejas

ScaleLA’s Big Foray into Healthcare

ScaleLA’s healthcare focus is taking the next step forward by launching a member’s only healthcare startup studio in West Los Angeles. The 15,000 square feet creative office space is located at the cross-section of Santa Monica, Westwood, Venice, Play Vista, and Culver City. Members will have access to an amazing facility designed for collaboration and …

Kelly Chu
Kelly Chu

Let’s talk about Rent

Before reading this article, please note that there is no agenda in this piece and the thoughts expressed in this piece are those of the author and not necessarily representative of ScaleLA as an organization. Los Angeles is a city of diverse thought. It’s often said that this is one of the rare cities across …

David Turkell
David Turkell

Entrepreneurs: Get Involved

Entrepreneurs throw around the word “disrupt” as casually as “innovate” or “iterate.” Every day, there is a new startup “disrupting” some aspect of the service industry. But do we really need one more service that will deliver food right to our couch? And on-demand valet services are nice, but are they contributing measurable good to …

Taylor McPartland
Taylor McPartland