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Los Angeles Hosts the Oscars and the Tech.Co Startup Showcase


It’s no secret that Los Angeles is home to a bevy of celebrities. startups wanting to get recognized, Tech.Co’s Startup Showcase in Los Angeles   on July 26th is the perfect opportunity. Sign up today for the Los Angeles event and bring your team. And for those L.A. and Celebrate conference.

Los Angeles’s Secret to Startup Success


When Los Angeles, CA was listed as the fastest-growing tech startup region in 2014, many guesses were raised about the root cause of its success. Could it be the large number of new companies? No, to see the strength of Los Angeles’ startup scene, you must look at the whole story. Tech Summit is a great example.

Get It Delivered With Zipments | Los Angeles Begins Delivery

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Examples: lunch, cupcakes, prescription. 2. Examples: home delivery of produce, coffee, baked goods. 3. Zipments focuses on delivery.

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Los Angeles, San Diego Among Top 10 Cities For Startups


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The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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With enough start-ups and teeming tech companies [we can] give our neighbors to the north a run for their bitcoin.”. And for good reason.

Pro Athletes Are the Best Marketing Tools You Can Get


Recently I came across a company, Hyperice , that’s been relentless in their pursuit of cornering the market for athletic recovery. Hyperice.

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2011 comes to Los Angeles and its finally here. Peter Shankman is a spectacular example of what happens when you merge the power of pure creativity with  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and a dose of adventure, and make it work to your advantage. Justine Ezarik (a.k.a. The NewTek Inc.

GumGum Makes Images Profitable for Publishers

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GumGum is led by founder and Los Angeles native wunderkind, Ophir Tanz. The old media companies were resistant to change. and M.S.

Cedars-Sinai and Techstars Partner to Launch Healthcare Technology Accelerator

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Companies participating in the Techstars Healthcare Accelerator, in partnership with Cedars-Sinai, will receive $120,000 in funding.

From Nothing to Something with Howard Marks & Nanxi Liu

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For example, he explained a situation where his company could not meet payroll the next day and was about to go out of business.

The Interaction of Our Lives | QR Codes and Augmented Reality

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With QR codes, a company is able to promote their newest line of clothes with just one promotional media. QR codes and Augmented Reality. link].

UX | An Old Dog With New Tricks

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Last week, I attended an event hosted by The Los Angeles User Experience Meetup at Cross Campus in Santa Monica.

Porter: Mobile Chores | The Constant Hustle and LA Tech, Interview with CEO Matt Lucido

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The nuts and bolts of our tech company is that CMS in the middle, the connection engine.  TechZulu:  What is Porter? What about the good times?

How Cities are Embracing the Internet of Things

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Companies like Cisco and IBM are actively working with municipal leaders to help embed IoT infrastructure in cities. Los Angeles, California.

Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California's Up-and-Comers


Chance Barnett , Crowdfunder (Los Angeles, crowdfunding). Allison Beal , StyleSaint (Los Angeles, fashion).

Hub of Awesome | Interview With Ann Le Managing Director of Hub LA

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The Hub is unique because it is the first membership club structured for impact professionals in Los Angeles. How unique is Hub LA?

Qtee: “We’re the Nike ID of the Fashion World”


In fact, I wrote about a company recently that lets you design, choose, and print customized vinyl decals for your car – it’s super cool.

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Software Development Companies in Southern California


I've helped organize the Los Angeles CTO Forum for almost 10 years. As part of doing that, I've had the opportunity to interact with a wide variety of different chief technical officers from different kinds of companies over those years. But where do the software development companies in Southern California congregate?

Factual Opens New API


Los Angeles-based Factual , the big data startup headed by Gil Elbaz, said last night that it has launched a new API into beta.

Amplify’s Guide to Crafting a Pitch Deck | Entrepreneur Resources

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As that idea grows into a business there may come a time where the need for outside funding in necessary to further grow and scale.

The Most Misunderstood Facts About Building a Business on YouTube

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If you’re just a content company your advantages are too small to win on the web. Take for example, an eCommerce company.

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Here are The Missing Positives of This Election

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Kara went to the top high school in Los Angeles, went to Princeton and then Stanford for her MBA. We’re at peak anxiety. Maximum rancor.

Kickstarted Launches Site For Successfully Crowdsourced Projects


The Los Angeles area startup is hoping to make it easier for crowdfunded projects to find additional customers for their projects, by streamlining request for samples, communication via email, Facbeook, Twitter, SMS, and more. The site was founded by Candice Georgiadis, a jewelry designer based in Malibu. READ MORE>>.

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Launchpad LA Receives VC Funding: $50,000 Per Startup

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Launchpad LA today announces it will accept applications for its third class of Los Angeles-based tech startups. History. For the past 2.5

How VCs Think About Adding New Partners

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Helped merge company with Seedling – on track to do $20 million combined revenue in 2015 – will now become Chairman). billion).

Gogobot GogoGives! | Interview with Audrey Lo

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Can you tell me what you do for Gogobot? I am the Gogobot Community Manager of West Los Angeles. have been with Gogobot since March 2012.

Why You Should Give Before You Get

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One of the most common questions I hear from first-time entrepreneurs is, “How do I meet angels?” Some practical examples.

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Gatsby: Tackling Shopping Cart Abandonment With Social Sharing


For example, say you are shopping on a website like Helix Sleep. Where did the company and idea come from? Explain how Gatsby works?

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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Brad Feld visited Los Angeles this past week. But “Beach” emphasizes the worst perception that people have about Los Angeles.

What Makes a Successful Startup Community? Is it Possible to Build One Where You Live?

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” In that post I talked about how a few key people in any community can have an enormous impact on the fledgling success of the city or company.

Future of TV: The Quick Version

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The first two companies to realize this en mass were Machinima & Maker Studios (where I am an investor. ” It no longer does. TODAY.

Interview with Bong Koh, LifeCrowd


Earlier this month, Los Angeles-based LifeCrowd ( unveiled its service to help connect people with real life activities.

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Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

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Los Angeles. But we have a great city for building technology companies. People either love it our hate it. You don’t.

Factual Spins New Geofencing, Targeting Tools


Los Angeles-based Factual said Wednesday that it has rolled out two new tools, one aimed at geofencing of data, and another for audience targeting. The company said its Geopulse Proximity Designer and Geopulse Audience Builder are specifically aimed at marketers, and use its Global Places data to help target ad campaigns.

Frameworks Round 6


For example, in the multiple query test, Revel currently considerably exceeds Go. We are a small company and hiring opportunities are rare.

Early Tesla Owners Protest Lack Of Support For New Features


In an example of how an electric car is not just a disposable, electronic device, a group of early owners and supporters of Telsa Motors electric vehicles are protesting a lack of an upgrade path for their cars. The petition so far has the support of around 720 Tesla Owners. READ MORE>>.

A Seriously Great Story and Why We Funded Them

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We are often asked how companies get funded, why VCs make the decisions we make and what we’re looking for in entrepreneurs. The results?

Entrepreneurship In The LA Mayor's Office, With EIR Krisztina Holly


Last month, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti created a new program, aimed at growing, assisting and sustaining entrepreneurs in Los Angeles.

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Interview with Vinny Jindal, Stockr


According to Vinny Jindal , the CEO of Los Angeles-based startup Stockr (, everything. What is Stockr all about? Thanks!

Here’s What’s Driving Collaborative Consumption and Where the Market May Head Next

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Why is Collaborative Consumption Becoming a Hot Trend for Startup Companies? What are the Types of Collaborative Consumption Companies?