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

Feb. 8

Event: How to Start Up in Los Angeles with the Founder Institute

Description: A discussion of how the Founder Institute helps founders launch their companies.

6:30 p.m.

Sponsor: Founder Institute

Location: Sheppard Mullin, 1901 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1500, Century City

Free



Feb. 10

Event: An Evening with Techstars: Is an Accelerator Your Path to Funding?

Description: A panel of speakers will talk through the accelerator model and some of the things to keep in mind when seeking funding.

6:30 p.m.

Sponsor: General Assembly

Location: General Assembly, 1520 Second Street, Santa Monica

Free



Feb. 11

Event: Tacos and Tequila

Description: Crowdfunding platform StartEngine is hosting a networking event with tacos from Tacos Por Favor and margaritas from Barfly.

5 p.m.

Sponsor: StartEngine

Location: ROC Santa Monica, 604 Arizona Ave., Santa Monica

Free



Feb. 11

Event: L.A. Investor Startup Forecast

Description: Local tech investors will share their insights and forecast for startups this year.

7 p.m.

Sponsor: TechZulu Location: Cross Campus, 929 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica

$30



Feb. 9 – 11

Event: Digital Entertainment Expo

Description: A conference and networking event for intellectual property rights holders of video, music, games and publishing content.

All day

Sponsor: Digital Media Wire

Location: Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, 2025 Avenue of the Stars

$1,195



Feb. 16

Event: VR Storytelling 101: Bringing VR Scenes to Life

Description: A panel discussion with virtual reality content creators and entrepreneurs about the future of the industry.

6:30 p.m. Sponsor: CreatorUp

Location: 1520 Second Street, Santa Monica

Free



Feb. 17

Event: LAEDC’s Annual Economic Forecast & Industry Outlook

Description: The event is a business planning tool for the coming year and will feature a discussion of new transportation technologies.

7 a.m.

Sponsor: Los Angeles Economic Development Corp.

Location: Omni Hotel, 251 South Olive St.

$165



Technology reporter Garrett Reim can be reached at greim@labusinessjournal.com. Follow him on Twitter @garrettreim for the latest in L.A. tech news.