Southern California Domainers & INNOVATE studio Joint Meetup

  • Posted on: 4 June 2013
  • By: Christefano Reyes
Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 11:00 to 23:13

This is a joint meeting of the Southern California Domainers Meetup Group and the INNOVATE studio Meetup Group to offer a convenient Saturday Meetup.

RSVPs are being handled on at  

If you missed our prior Wednesday evening Meetups this is your chance to learn about the INNOVATE studio application and signup for a FREE account.

The INNOVATE studio meetup group is for anyone interested in learning about collaborative innovation, new venture development and project management. We will be walking through the features of the INNOVATE studio application and demonstrating how individuals and teams can utilize this mobile-friendly online application to plan and execute their venture development plan. Attendees will receive a free beta account at for their project. In future meetups we will bring in experts in agile project management, software development, product design, and venture capital funding for startups.

About INNOVATE studio

INNOVATE studio is a collaboration platform for entrepreneurs. Features include:

  • Feature Ranking System encourages you to assign each feature of your product an appropriate slot in your development plan and group them into Work Orders
  • Digital Asset Management with customizable workflows and messaging facilitates collaboration among the entrepreneurs, designers, developers, consultants, and service providers on your team
  • Presentation Tool enables you to create a HTML Pitch Deck that can be viewed interactively from within your studio or exported as a .pdf file
  • Individualized Website Portal for your studio with Public and Private Pages, Contact Forms, Email Signups, and Webforms enables you to build and communicate with your customer and investor audiences
  • Optional Project Management System with Issue Reporting, Task Assignment, Timetables, Time-Tracking, and Gantt Charts to keep your developers and engineers on track

Domaining is the business of buying, selling, developing and monetizing Internet domain names not for primary use as a website, but with the goal of profit generation with the intent of resale, like real estate. We network with one another and discuss the challenges that the industry as a whole faces and share the domains that we currently have within our own individual portfolio.

Turning a great domain into a Start-Up Venture

Joe del Rivo is a domainer with hundreds of domains and he recently created an online application called INNOVATE studio to help him develop some of his domains into startup businesses.

INNOVATE studio is a collaboration platform for entrepreneurs and includes digital asset management, project management, and communication tools. We're happy to host a metup exclusively for the Southern California Domainers group and give out free accounts to attendees.

RSVPs for this event are being handed on at  

Location & Directions

   651 Clover St.
   Los Angeles, CA 90031

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We are a brief walk from the Main St. / Lamar St. stop on the the Metro Local 76 bus line. This is also the Lincoln Heights / Chinatown DASH stop.

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