Bixel Exchange Tech Update – Aug. 22, 2018

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Bixel Exchange hosts workshop with TechniGal LA
On Aug. 13, Bixel Exchange partnered with TechniGal LA to host a technical interview and salary negotiation workshop at the L.A. Area Chamber. TechniGal LA is a group that advocates for female inclusion in the IT and software development industries and provides numerous training and professional development opportunities. Students were able to participate in numerous mock interview scenarios, given tips on how to effectively convey their skills in a technical interview, and shown how to negotiate for a fair salary in a professional manner. See the photos.




Bixel Exchange partners with Headspace for employer lunch-and-learn
On Monday, Bixel Exchange partnered with Headspace to host a web development lunch-and-learn at their campus in Santa Monica. The event featured an employer panel, and was followed by a Q&A with students in our L.A. Tech Talent Pipeline program. After the panel, there was a networking session in which students had the opportunity to meet the larger Headspace staff.

Our team also had the opportunity to check in on two of our students currently interning with Headspace on the Android development and business development teams.



Until we sync again,

Bixel Exchange


Upcoming Events

Make It Official: Get Your Business Licensed
Aug. 28 | Noon - 2 p.m.

In this class, government officials will give new business owners and entrepreneurs important, practical information on how to “make it official” by obtaining business licenses and complying with local tax requirements. This class is part of L.A. Law Library’s Business Series, and will feature representatives from the City of Los Angeles Office of Finance, Los Angeles County Department of Business & Consumer Affairs, California Department of Tax and Fee Administration and Internal Revenue Service.

  The Future of Electric Mobility with Henrik Fisker
Aug. 29 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Join the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) for a presentation by globally renowned automotive designer and technology visionary, Henrik Fisker. Fisker will share his background, challenges and successes as an entrepreneur, and current work on electric vehicles. His talk will be followed by a Q&A with the audience and networking.

Women in Cleantech: Redefining Failure
Aug. 29 | 5:30 - 8 p.m.

Join LACI's Women in Cleantech as they delve into the topic of failure -- an inevitable part of life that's often a necessary detour to success. This workshop will explore how to use your strengths to deal with missteps and find solutions that work for everyone.

  4YFN Americas at Mobile World Congress Americas
Sept. 12-14

Discover the 4YFN Startup Event at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles this September, showcasing more than 150 of the latest tech startup innovations. Featuring startup pitches, competitions, curated content and dedicated networking sessions, the event is tailor-made to connect the international startup community, investors, the entertainment industry and corporations.


Bixel Exchange is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Bixel Exchange
350 S. Bixel St., Los Angeles, CA 90017

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