by Jake Safane Since October, 17 local students have been getting together over Zoom to formulate startups through their participation in the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce’s chapter of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA). Now, their ideas are on the verge of becoming 12 full-fledged businesses,  ranging from desserts to beach leisure to haircare. The…

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by Jake Safane Ego Alpay drew upon his experiences hosting small, artistic parties during his time as a professional basketball player in Turkey to open three coworking spaces for businesses and independent creatives. He named his company Unita to emphasize its focus on community, though the El Segundo, Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach locations each…

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