Meet Toolbox LA, A Host Behind Tech to Protect Los Angeles

Take a look at our Q&A with Toolbox LA and discover why they’re excited to help make the Tech to Protect Los Angeles hackathon a reality. Join them Nov. 1-3 to code new technology for emergency responder communications. Register here for a chance to win a share of $35,000 in cash prizes! 

Q: What does Toolbox LA do and how does it impact technology?

A: Toolbox LA offers a shared, community-driven workspace for location-independent workers. We empower creators and technology-enabled startups with resources to collaborate and build their businesses. Our innovation hub includes coworking, shared desk space, dedicated desks, private offices, event space, a makerspace, hardware accelerator Make In LA, artist studios, and biotech lab for startups Lab Launch. 

Q: Why do you think the Tech to Protect Challenge is important to helping improve emergency response and public safety communications? 

A: The Tech to Protect Challenge is important to helping first responders because it’s absolutely critical to have the best solutions in place that support the men and women who risk their lives for others on a day to day basis. 

Q: What inspired Toolbox LA to support the Tech to Protect Challenge?

A: The goal of the Tech to Protect Challenge is to create solutions for the greater good that will help others, which is very much aligned with our core values. We’re excited to host the Tech to Protect LA hackathon with our friends at HackerFund! 

You can learn more about Toolbox LA online here and connect with them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram