• Peter Pham’s Can’t-Miss Startup Advice

    During this In-Conversation with WORLDZ co-founder Jim Sullos, startup guru Peter Pham discusses how to find ideal partners and investors, reviews some common pitching errors, and offers advice to companies that are trying to push a completed product.

  • We are thrilled to announce the next chapter of our annual summit: WORLDZ Chapter Three: Chasing True North. Come join the community that FastCompany has referred to as “the most influential minds and brands in the world”. This year’s installment will be held on October 17th and 18th in the iconic Port of Los Angeles … Continue reading Announcing WORLDZ Chapter Three: Chasing True North

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  • While working on a film in Africa in the 90’s, Justice League star Connie Nielsen lived in a community of people with no access to infrastructure, opportunity or education. Little did she know that this life-changing experience would lead her to co-found The Human Needs Project.

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  • “We don’t have to accept global inequality, inadequate health care or education for millions of children, or the unequal, unjust treatment of women and girls as simply facts of life.”

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  • Before Nelson Mandela became the first democratically elected president of South Africa, before he won the Nobel Peace Prize, before he helped bring apartheid to an end in 1994, he was a revolutionary, a man charged with treason and sedition, for which he served 27 grueling years in various prisons across his homeland. I have … Continue reading 100 Years of Nelson Mandela

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  • For a long time, Sal had been mystified by his father’s obsession with South Africa. In the United States where Sal had lived his entire life, their family was comfortable, happy, and devoid of persecution. Why was his father so concerned with a country he had been banned from? It took a very special letter, delivered to their New York apartment, to illuminate his father’s unwavering commitment to his homeland.

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  • When George was growing up in Boston, he remembers looking up at the stars on a cold night and thinking, “One day I’m going to go up there, up to space.” He’s finally closing in on his dream, and the world is primed to benefit.

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  • In the past 25 years, global poverty has been cut in half, literacy rates have soared to include 85% of the world’s population, and child mortality has been cut in half. AIDS, the world’s #1 health problem, has been brought to its knees.

    The engine driving these remarkable milestones? Brands that care. “Put your core values at the center of the relationship between your brand and your customers”, Dugan suggests, and the whole world benefits.

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  • The first weekend of June, the WORLDZ Report team ventured north from LA to experience Comedy Central’s Second Annual Clusterfest from San Francisco’s Civic Center. If you’re in the events business, you know the importance of onsite activities and activations—they can make all the difference between success and failure. In an attempt to continue bringing you a superior experience with each year’s WORLDZ, we analyzed each activity and activation to determine what worked and what worked better. Keep reading for our informal (but informative!) report.

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  • Even if you are not an avid practitioner of the art of yoga, we can all relate to the necessity to stay mindful. In her WORLDZ 2017 keynote address, Billie Whitehouse, CEO and founder of Wearable X, describes what it means to truly connect. 

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