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Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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Los Angeles By: Laura Rich February 26, 2010 It used to be, if you were serious about starting a tech company, you went to Silicon Valley.

Private Equity Firm Set To Sell Hulu Stake, Says Report

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A report today from Bloomberg says that Providence Equity Partners , the private equity firm which owns part of Los Angeles-based Hulu , is selling its stake to the firm's other owners in a deal valuing the firm at about $2 billion. hulu private equity merger acquisition providence disney content streaming hollywoodComcast Corp.,

How Addroid Is Hoping To Solve The Ad Industry's Flash Problem, with Matt Cooper

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One company which has been working on solving the Flash problem is Los Angeles-based Addroid (www.addroid.com). Thanks! READ MORE>>.

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Fandango Claims Record Sales In May

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Fandango is owned by Comcast, which acquired the movie site back in 2007. fandango movie ticket hollywood theater ticketing mobile growth

Spotting, Nurturing and Mentoring Talent – The Power of Troy Carter

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” Lady Gaga played 4-5 clubs a night in Los Angeles and New York when she was a relatively undiscovered talent. Same with Gaga.

Google Unveils Self-Driving Car Effort

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Search engine giant Google said over the weekend that the firm has been developing technology for self driving cars, driving automated cars across California, including Los Angeles and Santa Monica.

My Damn Channel Raises $4.4M

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Los Angeles-based My Damn Channel , an online site which features professionally produced, humorous and other video content, announced a $4.4M

The Future of Television & The Digital Living Room

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The created a hegemony that delayed innovation until January 2007 when the iPhone was introduced. This is where the digital media puck is going.

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Report: ManiaTV Axes Staff

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Los Angeles-based ManiaTV has reportedly laid off 15 of the firm's 33 employees, according to a report in The Deal, as the firm prepares to sell the company. The firm moved here in 2007 from Denver. Tags: employment merger layoff hollywood content acquisition entertainment maniatv

Liquid Notes | Using AI to Add Intelligence Back Into Music

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Tell us about your connection to Los Angeles. The Los Angeles music scene is very important for us because of connections.

Sophoi Acquired By Oracle

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Los Angeles-based Sophoi , a developer of media IP mananagement software, has been acquired by Oracle, Oracle said Monday. Sophoi was backed by Oracle which had funded the firm to the tune of $17.5M in 2007. Tags: sophoi oracle merger acquisition software content hollywood intellectual property

Interview with Mark Suster, GRP Partners

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GRP has just recently closed on a new $200M fund, and Mark has been one of the more active venture capitalists in the Los Angeles area in recent months. think because we're a Hollywood town, people haven't taken it all that seriously. An A-round investment in the late 90's, or even in 2005/2006, or 2007, was a $5-8M check.

Interview with Peter Hoskins, ManiaTV

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The convergence of the Internet and the entertainment business has made Los Angeles a hotbed of activity in the online entertainment industry, attracting companies from all over the country interested in connecting Hollywood with the Internet. Peter Hoskins: In 2007, we took a fantastic soundstage at Pico and Fairfax.

Interview with Eric Golden, Equipois

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We recently ran across Los Angeles-based Equipois (www.equipoisinc.com), which has created a device--almost out of science fiction--which takes heavy loads and essentially makes them weightless. Tags: steadicam hollywood golden eric interview hardware weightless mechanical startup equipois Tell us about your technology?

Docstoc's Jason Nazar Talks About DocStore

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Jason is also behind the popular "Startups Uncensored" events in Los Angeles, so we also pinged him on how those events have been going.