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This Santa Monica startup is revolutionizing how companies accept returns

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Series: Ecommerce Companies in Los Angeles. Happy Returns. Blog Thumbnail: Blog type: Community. read more

7 beta stage companies looking to make the leap

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Why Most Online Video Companies Will Fail

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“You can’t build a large online video company. You have to build a large online tech company that distributes video.”

Why these 3 LA tech companies embrace remote workers

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A cleaner LA: 8 clean tech companies you should know

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Here are eight clean tech companies helping to make the community a better place. Series: Clean Tech Los Angeles.

Camel rides by the beach and free tickets: 5 LA tech companies share their unique perks

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Series: Los Angeles Companies With the Best Perks & Benefits. Beachbody LLC View Profile » Follow. read more

15 LA-based companies named to Inc.'s 500 fastest-growing startups

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Practice Entrepreneurship With A Purpose – Before You Start A Company

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If you are networking to assist a startup you are advising, you can substitute the company’s pitch for your personal pitch. Unknown. Great.

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

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More data, more solutions: 11 LA-based big data companies you should know

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Series: Big Data in Los Angeles. We've rounded up the ones you should keep an eye on. Bottlenose View Profile » Follow. Blog type: SEO.

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Appetize CEO discusses Rams deal — and what it might mean for company growth

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Appetize. Series: Food Startups in Los Angeles. Blog type: Community. read more

Fixing Tech’s Gender Problem Starts With Company Culture

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McKinsey & Company studies find that top-performing companies have the greatest number of women in top management positions and serving on Boards.

Start Your Company Where You Want To Live – Period

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Thus, the "best" place for you to start your company is the community you want to live in. Period. Don''t believe the hype. Want to surf?

Tech companies reign in Business Journal's list of best places to work

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What Most People Don’t Understand About How Startup Companies are Valued

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If I’m wrong – at least you’ll have more data to decide how you raise & spend your company’s money. Mostly, no.

Don't settle for boring. 6 LA tech companies that want to hire you

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Who needs Muscle Beach? 4 LA tech companies getting their workers fit

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Ready, set, scale: how coworking spaces help LA companies grow

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What is the Right Burn Rate at a Startup Company?

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But what IS the right amount of burn for a company? Conversely if you’re burning $600,000 per month (yes, some companies do) then you only have 5 months of cash left. often see companies burning $100,000 per month (net) looking to raise $6-8 million. ” I highly recommend reading it. Let’s set up a framework. Here’s

Ten Of The Top Tech Companies For Employees In LA

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Who are the top tech companies to work for in Los Angeles? Despite a huge number of companies, we found there are a number which. OpenX.

CTO Equity and Compensation at Venture Backed Companies

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I'm a little surprised that CTO Founders with growth capital funding only have 15% of their companies. He was a great presenter to our group.

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The Silent Killer – The Company Your Community Never Created

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I was at a dinner recently in Chicago and the table discussion was about building great companies outside of Silicon Valley. It’s not the great companies you build, it’s the silent killer of those that should have been build locally and weren’t. Klout was an LA company – sold for $200 million to Lithium.

Why The Next Generation of Online Video Companies Will be Vertical

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Mitu Network is the largest digital media company for Latinos in the US and also targeting Mexico and South America. AOL and the like. Scripted.

j2 Global Buys Six More Companies

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Los Angeles-based J2 Global , the Internet services provider led by Hemi Zucker, has gobbled up six more companies, the company announced today. The company said the financial impact of the acquisition was not expected to be material. Financial details of those acquisitions were not announced. READ MORE>>.

J2 Global Inc. Acquires Another Six Companies in Q2

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gobbled up another slate of companies. The Hollywood-based internet services company acquired six small companies for an undisclosed amount in the second quarter. As it does every quarter, J2 Global Inc.

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Welcome to work: 5 LA-based companies weigh in on what they look for in entry-level hires

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Maximize Your Exit By Not Selling Your Company

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However, in many cases, acquiring companies behave less rationally than Mr. Jackson. A version of this article previously appeared in  Forbes.

10 Reasons To Start A Company In An Economic Downturn

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As Guy Kawasaki pointed out in our recent conversation , “…it is cheaper than ever to start a company. Basically, everything is free. Thomas J.

Uber: Transportation Service or Big Data Company?

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This is the reason many view Uber as a company that specializes in big data. The post Uber: Transportation Service or Big Data Company?

No Doubt About It: You Need Video Ads for Your Company

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And while independent freelancers offer alternatives, it’s still a bit too expensive and time consuming for startup companies.

Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies

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The company handles all the infrastructure required for text messaging, voice. The company's software is being included in the Linux.

The Honest Company Gets $70M

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The funding brings the company''s total raised to $122M. Goldman Sachs served as placement agent in the funding, according to the company.

Accruent Buys Two Companies

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Real estate and facilities management software developer Accruent , which has operations in Santa Monica, said today that it has acquired two software companies, Four Rivers Software Systems , and SiteFM , both developers of healthcare facilities management software. Financial terms fo the buy were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

j2 Global Acquires Four More Companies

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Los Angeles-based J2 Global , the Internet services provider and publisher, has gobbled up four more companies, as it continues to have a ravenous appetite for acquisitions. J2 Global said the acquisition bring its total number of acquisition during its Fiscal 2015 to a total of 24. j2 is led by Hemi Zucker. READ MORE>>.

This Company Raised $6.5 Million to Help You Find Out If You’re Underpaid

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Where does your compensation rank you in your company? How much money do you make? Is your salary significantly lower than the industry average? Uncomfortable yet? That’s the point. Nazar, 37, says compensation is one of the most taboo topics of conversations in society. Read at Fortune. Press

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SaaS Funding Targest Software Companies With New Santa Monica Office

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SaaS Funding , a new provider of debt funding to software-as-a-service companies, said it has set up an office in Santa Monica. The company, which provides senior and junior debt capital, says it is targeting Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), digital media and tech enabled service companies who are bootstrapped or backed by angels.

What I Hate About Selling Companies

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Teams that I’ve backed have sold their companies to Disney, Apple and AOL for substantive amounts of money. But the truth is that selling a company doesn’t always feel like a celebration as a VC. The more I’ve internalized things I’ve come to see selling a company like graduating high school or college.

How Online Video Companies Can Increase Margin and Build Better Businesses

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Finally, if you want to build a successful online video company you must have some formats that are independent of talent altogether. But wait!

Southern California Companies Raise $2.49 Billion In VC In Q2

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Southern California companies raised $2.49 billion in venture capital in Q2 of 2016, according to the latest numbers from the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, the National Venture Capital Association, and Thomson Reuters. The boost in funding came despite a lower overall deal count, with 89 funding deals in Q2, versus 97 in Q1.

Southern California Companies Raise $1.46B In VC In Q3 2015

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Southern California has seen another, big venture capital investment quarter, with companies raising $1.46 raised in 15 companies.