Roundup of L.A. tech events in the next two weeks.

Aug. 31

Event: Los Angeles Founder Institute Information Session

Description: This informational session will introduce the Founder Institute, a four-month entrepreneur training and startup launch program.

6:30 p.m.

Sponsor: Los Angeles Founder Institute

Location: 1901 Avenue of the Stars, #1500, Los Angeles

Free



Sept. 1

Event: Finding Your Unicorn: Sourcing & Hiring Great Developers

Description: Panel on best practices for sourcing and hiring software developers in Los Angeles.

6:30 p.m.

Sponsor: Los Angeles Women’s Entrepreneurs Meetup

Location: General Assembly Los Angeles, 1520 Second St., Santa Monica

Free



Sept. 3

Event: Intro to the L.A. Startup Community

Description: This talk will introduce newcomers to the L.A. tech scene. Panelists will give a quick overview of important local companies, people, venture capital firms and industry issues.

6:30 p.m.

Sponsor: General Assembly

Location: General Assembly Los Angeles, 1520 Second St., Santa Monica

Free



Sept. 8

Event: UCLA Speaker Series: David Hagan, Chief Executive of Boingo Wireless

Description: Boingo Wireless Chief Executive David Hagan will discuss mobile and consumer technologies.

7 p.m.

Sponsor: Startup UCLA

Location: Covel Commons, 200 De Neve Drive, Room 315AB, Los Angeles

Free



Sept. 8

Event: Virtual Reality: A Deep Discussion with WEVR

Description: This event will feature a discussion on the future of virtual reality. Chief Executive Neville Spiteri and Chief Technology Officer Marcel Samek of virtual reality startup WEVR will lead the talk.

6:30 p.m.

Sponsor: TenOneTen Ventures

Location: Factual, 1999 Avenue of the Stars, Floor 35, Los Angeles

Free



Sept. 10

Event: Summer Accelerator Demo Day

Description: Teams from UCLA’s nine-week summer accelerator program will demonstrate their products.

6 p.m.

Sponsor: Startup UCLA

Location: California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) at UCLA, 570 Westwood Plaza, Building 114, Los Angeles

Free



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