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What it's really like to intern for an LA tech company

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Your Customer Success Team Is Focusing On The Wrong Definition Of Success


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MyLAB Box Brings STD Tests To Your Door


While on the road to finding the global Startup Of The Year , we’re on a mission to feature and highlight as many rising stars as possible. From tech and hardware, to entrepreneurs improving the accessibility of health information, each month dozens of new startups try to breakout and create an impact in their industry. Reach out to us here.

In Wake Of Infamous Biotech Party, 20 Women Join New Exec Training


A new program to prepare high-ranking women in the biotech industry for corporate board seats has unveiled its first class of 20. and Europe. percent.

Kobe Bryant Launches $100M Venture Capital Fund

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Kobe Bryant has launched a $100 million venture capital fund

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At “The Vine,” Developer Builds a Vertical Campus for Tech Startups


For example: Can a 20-story office tower serve as a “vertical campus” and innovation hub for local tech companies? John “J.T.”

Interview with Lior Elazary, Invia Robotics


As e-commerce continues to grow, one part of that business, one area continues to be a very difficult area to scale efficiently--the labor intensive, back end warehouse, shipping, and fulfillment operation. What does your robotics system do and how does it work? Lior Elazary: What we have is a robotics system for the fulfillment industry. Thanks!

Kobe Bryant reveals $100M venture capital fund

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Today, it was revealed how Bryant would be spending at least part of his new-found time off. read more

Silicon Beach Report Aug. 25: Apple Making Snapchat Clone

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Apple making Snapchat clone, Hyperloop Transportation’s novel approach, and RockYou buys Fanbread

DODGERS Announce Newest Accelerator Companies


The LA Dodgers And R/GA Announce Second Sports Accelerator Program Companies. Focus is on Growth-Stage Companies and Strategic Business Development. The Los Angeles Dodgers and R/GA Ventures are pleased to announce the five companies chosen for the second LA Dodgers Sports Accelerator. The program launches today in R/GA’s LA office.

Duchenne Lessons: Advocates For Rare Spinal Disease Have Eyes on FDA


Heather and Jessica Tomko will tell you that they’re nothing alike. They’ve got different interests, different tastes in movies, television, and music.

Esri Powers NOAA Water Forecasting Map


Redlands-based mapping technology provider Esri has rolled out a new map of the national water forecast from the NOAA , letting users see real time streamflow data for the continental United States. The live maps are updated hourly. READ MORE>>. esri noaa water forecast mapping streamflow

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Swimsuits and startups: 10 Silicon Beach Fest events you don't want to miss

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Silicon Beach Report Aug. 23: STX Entertainment Acquires Virtual Reality Company Surreal

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STX Entertainment acquires virtual reality company Surreal, Google Daydream to use Hulu VR content, Disney Movies Anywhere integrates with Verizon Fios, and more

The 7th Annual Women in Green Forum

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 -- The 7th Annual Women in Green Forum. The Women in Green Forum (WIGF) has emerged as the premier conference series highlighting women’s impact on the environmental industry. This is an opportunity for sustainability professionals from all sectors to share ideas and create lasting partnerships. See [link] (more

Why Resilient Teams Are More Important Than Big Ideas


How important is having a “big idea” for startups? However, an A team can iterate until it finds success. Only a good team can make this happen.

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Trade Desk Files For IPO


Ventura-based Trade Desk has filed for an IPO, saying that it is looking to raised up to $86.25M on an IPO on the NASDAQ Global Market. The company says it has filed to trade as TTD. The advertising technology company is led by Jeff Green. Green is a serial entrepreneur , having sold his last firm, AdECN, to Microsoft. READ MORE>>.

Betagig becomes a leading job shadowing platform in Los Angeles

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Betagig. Blog Thumbnail: As summer comes to a close, and students are getting ready to embark on a new school year, the question "What am I going to do with my life?" " becomes more prevalent. read more

Silicon Beach Report Aug. 22: Kobe Bryant Launches $100M Venture Capital Fund

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Kobe Bryant launches $100 million venture capital fund, L.A. Dodger announces second accelerator class, and SpaceX puts first vertical rocket landed on display in Hawthorne

Celebrate your mistakes!


Doesn’t the whole enterprise fail a bit each time a learning opportunity is lost or someone hides actions from management?  Celebrate your mistakes. 

Bio Roundup: Mylan’s Shock, Hillary’s 3%, Duchenne Lessons & More


It was the tweet heard around the biotech world, again. No surprise, Shkreli weighed in during the media frenzy with support for Mylan. Morgan party. Challenges SoCal's Automotive Sites With Amazon Vehicles


E-commerce giant Amazon has made a move into the automotive research area this morning, challenging such local automotive information providers like Santa Monica-based , Irvine-based Autobytel , Santa Monica-based TrueCar , Irvine-based Kelley Blue Book , plus El Segundo-based CarDirect. READ MORE>>.

How to Write Winning Ad Copy on Facebook

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3Q Digital. Blog Thumbnail: By Chang Liu, Social Account Coordinator Writing copy. Some of us love it, some of us loathe it. read more

Silicon Beach Report Aug. 26: Snapchat to Rollout Behavior Targeting for Advertisers

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Snapchat to rollout behavior targeting for advertisers, Thrive Market making pitch to be affordable online Whole Foods, and SpaceX’s Dragon capsule splashes down in ocean

Silicon Beach Fest

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Friday, August 26, 2016 -- Silicon Beach Fest. Silicon Beach Fest celebrates LA’s unique startup entertainment tech community with panels, pitches, and parties. See [link] (more

Intelligence + Maturity = Better Leaders


There are plenty of smart executives in the world, but they often make poor leaders. senators to end his bid for a Florida senate seat. Have courage.

CrowdStrike Sets VP


Irvine-based endpoint protection and security developer CrowdStrike said today that it has named Brian Brouillette as its Vice President of Customer Success. Brouillette was previously at Westell, and also served at Hewlett Packard (HP), Juniper, Ixia and NetOptics. READ MORE>>. crowdstrike customer success support cybersecurity security software

Parking problems: 4 apps to help you avoid tickets and get where you need on time

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Kobe Bryant Now Aims to Score as Investor with $100 Million Fund

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Kobe Bryant wants his second act to overshadow his first

How a War on Climate Change Could Restore Economic Growth in America


What’s the biggest, scariest threat facing the United States right now? And I’m going to resist the easy answer that it’s Donald Trump.

Tech Roundup: Dodgers Accelerator names second cohort and more

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Everyone's an angel: FlashFunders's crowdfunding platform connects startups with new investors

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AI software developer Veritone picks up $50M

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Mix and Mingle with fellow LA Podcasters #podcasting - NEW LOCATION

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