Innovation and Entrepreneurship

There is no place like LA when it comes to diversity of talents from entertainment, fashion, food, technology, and business. It is what enables so many interesting companies to flourish here.
— Benny Xian, Founder of Voyadi
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Los Angeles is indescribably unique among world cities. To the visitor, it is a city without a contextual weave, so really (truly) it is the local inhabitant—our Insider—who can show you the tapestry of LA richness, from the ocean and surf culture, to Hollywood and Disneyland, and to world class opera and architecture beyond. Over tea or drinks with our Insider you can gain insight to maximize your visit for flow of experience, reduced stress, and another level of delight not available on one’s own or through one tour here and one tour there.



LA Entrepreneurs

Los Angeles is home to many interesting companies. Did you know that Sriracha hot sauce was created in 1980 by David Tran in Chinatown? Harry Snyder opened the first In-N-Out Burger in 1948 in Baldwin Park. In 1973, Andrew and Peggy Cherng opened the first Panda Inn restaurant, the precursor to Panda Express, in Pasadena. Forever 21 opened their first store in Highland Park back in 1984.

Los Angeles is also the founding place of many innovative ventures. SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk, is located in Hawthorne. Bill Gross’s Idealab, based in Pasadena, is the force behind many ventures from Citysearch, eSolar,, Picasa, to It was Bill who pioneered the idea behind Adwords and it was Google who capitalized on it!

Los Angeles is also home to some really crazy ideas. Snapchat and Dollar Shave Club are both headquartered in Venice. If you are looking for crazy ideas, there is no better place than Silicon Beach, home to 500+ tech startups.

Join us on a journey to the entrepreneurial heart of LA!



For those seeking for something different, let us know what you need and how we can help tailor any of our experiences for you or your group. We are glad to help!