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WaiveCar Launches Ad Supported Car Sharing In Santa Monica, Venice


The startup said the free car usage comes thanks to sponsors, who have plastered their advertising on the startup's automobiles.

Santa Monica To Get Silicon Valley Coffee Chain Philz Coffee


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TZ Tech Crawl Santa Monica | Round 3

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The Tech Crawl is back and in full swing heading to Santa Monica Silicon Beach area! Where: Santa Monica, CA (Silicon Beach!).

Santa Monica Tech Community Grows, As Another Tech Law Firm Sets Up Shop


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Esri Powers Pokemon Hunting Map From Santa Monica's Pokevision


Pokevision is based in Santa Monica. Esri develops mapping software, heavily used in corporate GIS applications, but also now being used via APIs for many startup mapping app features. The company has been making a big outreach to the startup community in the past few years, an alternative to Google Maps and others.

Mindshare LA Brings the Power of “Play” to Santa Monica

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In 2006, Douglas Campbell started Mindshare LA out of the downtown art colony The Brewery. What is cool that is happening with the ocean?

ParkMe Formally Launches In LA, Santa Monica


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TYLT Labs' New Seed Fund And The Promise Of Silicon Beach


We''re pretty agnostic in terms of the kind of company, and historically we''ve been all over the place. But, what do they do from there?

Naki Laundry Debuts In Santa Monica With Tech Friendly Laundry Service


In the latest services-meets-smartphone service to launch in the Los Angeles area, a new startup, Naki Laundry , said today that it has launched its service in Santa Monica, letting the tech set use their smartphone or the web to get their laundry cleaned. The company was founded by Shai Kedem. READ MORE>>.

ParkMe Launches Real-Time Parking Solutions For LA & Santa Monica Drivers

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He said, “Circling around for an open spot not only drives people crazy, it can generate up to 30 percent of traffic congestion in busy areas. Sets Up Shop In Santa Monica


Australian cloud billing software developer says that it has set up a new office in Santa Monica, to provide West Coast coverage in the United States. According to the cloud software provider, it selected Santa Monica due to the quality of the talent in the region, and the similar culture to Australia.

Report: Unilever Eyes The Honest Company


Is another, Los Angeles consumer startup-- The Honest Company --about to be acquired by Unilever ? An unconfirmed report Thursday afternoon, from TechCrunch, says that Unilever is in early talks to acquire the company, founded by Jessica Alba and SoCal serial entrepreneur Brian Lee. READ MORE>>.

Google Hiring Frenzy Skips SoCal, So Far


examination of Google's posted jobs in Santa Monica and Irvine on Friday show that there are only about 32 positions listed for those locations.

GumGum Makes Images Profitable for Publishers

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At the tender age of 15, Tanz teamed up with his friend Michael Schneider (the CEO of MobileRoadie ), to create the design firm Fluid Design.

Silicon Beach Fest June 2013 Keynote and Accelerator Panel Highlights

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This advice was helpful to hear as I build up my team. Most companies are referred by other VC’s, founders or mentors.

TECHSPO LA 2016 Technology Expo [ SANTA MONICA ]


Looking for a job at a startup? TECHSPO LA is a four day technology expo taking place June 13 – 16, 2016 at the luxurious Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Santa Monica, California in the heart of Silicon Beach. WHERE BUSINESS, TECH AND INNOVATION COLLIDE IN LA. Are you an early adopter of tech products?

TechZulu Final Friday at ROC Santa Monica (#TZFF)

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Startups Apply Here. Santa Monica, CA 90401. Santa Monica Parking Powered by ParkMe. Parking! That’s right.

Domain Registry Company XYZ Gets Permission to Sell Domains in China

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Domain registry company XYZ Inc. has been granted permission by the Chinese government to sell its dot-xyz domain suffix in China, potentially opening up a huge market to the Santa Monica startup. XYZ has sold more than 6 million dot-xyz domains globally. The firm has exclusive rights from Internet Corp.

Three LA Companies Selected For Commerce.Innovated Accelerator


Three, Los Angeles area companies have been selected for a accelerator being run by Silicon Valley Bank and Mastercard, the companies announced this morning. Silicon Valley Bank and Mastercard said the startups will go through a four-month virtual program that provides resources to help refine and enhance their business ideas.

At AngelHack Santa Monica, Teams Battle Sleep Deprivation, Nerves


In Santa Monica, Hackathon first-timers and veterans all gathered at CrossCampus to hack almost 30 products within 24 hours. READ MORE>>.

Santa Monica New Tech

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Monday, December 31, 2012 -- SM New Tech Meetup November 2012 #SMNT5. 6 new tech startup companies will present their products and technology (5 min demo+5 min QandA). See [link] (more

The Techweek LA Rundown | Join Us!

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TechZulu will guide groups through some of the hottest tech companies in Santa Monica: Hawke Media, NeoHire, Zuma Ventures and others.

Siemer Ventures Boosts Portfolio To 55 Companies


Local Santa Monica-based venture investor Siemer Ventures has boosted its total number of investments to 55 companies, the firm announced this week, after adding nine new companies in the second quarter of the year. Siemer has been a significant presence in early stage funding for startups in Silicon Beach.

2015 LA Investor Startup Forecast

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TechZulu is excited to invite you to the 2015 Startup and Entrepreneur Forecast taking place Thursday, January 29 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Yahoo Employees Get Free Lunch, But Not In Santa Monica


Yahoo , which finally has a new CEO, former Googler Marissa Mayer, has brought back one of the most cherished startup institutions: free lunch, at least in Sunnyvale, according to AllthingsD. In the article, AllThingsD said that Ross Levinsohn, who had been serving as interim CEO at Yahoo, is apparently planning to leave the company.

Shoes Of Prey Raises $15M, Sets Up Shop In Santa Monica


Shoes Of Prey , a fashion startup which allows women to custom order shoes to their specifications, has raised $15M in a Series B funding, and set up shop in Santa Monica, according to the company. The company was founded by Michael Fox, Mike Knapp and Jodie Fox in Sydney in 2009. READ MORE>>.

Mucker Capital closes on $45 million for an early-stage LA-based fund

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Santa Monica-based Mucker Capital has raised $45 million for its third fund, Mucker III.

TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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TechZulu is excited to invite you to the 2014 Startup and Entrepreneurial Forecast taking place on Tuesday Jan. in 2004. On Demand).

ParkMe Sold! | Los Angeles Based Parking Assist Company Acquired By INRIX

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Today, ParkMe and INRIX become one company. ParkMe will continue to operate from its office in Santa Monica, CA.

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


startups wanting to get recognized, Tech.Co’s Startup Showcase in Los Angeles   on July 26th is the perfect opportunity. Several startups have been selected to demo their products for other founders and entrepreneurs. The startups in the showcase will be considered for the Tech.Co More startups to come**.

Los Angeles Startup Community


I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. will do my best to keep this up to date. Los Angeles Startup Community Posts/Articles Here are some interesting articles and posts on the ecosystem around startups in Los Angeles.

Zuma Ventures: Creating A New Technology Startup Model


We sat down with David and Allen to learn more about how the company wants to change how startups are created. Thanks! READ MORE>>.

TechZulu Presents 2012 Startup Forecast | Featuring Science, Tech Coast Angels, Amplify, StartEngine, upStart.LA

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TechZulu is excited to invite you to the 2012 Startup and Entrepreneurial Forecast taking place on Tuesday Jan. Our Panelist Include.

TZ & GR Present: REACH | Byte into the Future of Now

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Event Details: Where: Santa Monica. Event Start and End Time: 6:30 PM to 11:00 PM. Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014. Agenda.

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Cornerstone OnDemand Launches Incubator & Innovation Fund

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Applications to the fund are now open and available online here.  .

Report: LA Should Emulate San Francisco, NYC For Startup, Tech Efforts


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How to Kick Start Your Community’s Startup Scene

Both Sides of the Table

Not all of these products & companies came from Silicon Valley but the overwhelming majority did. Changes in the Startup Ecosystem.

The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA

Jason Nazar

But I thought I’d take some more time here to expand on what I think are the challenges, and opportunities, of starting a tech company in LA.

TechZulu Final Friday at Coloft (#TZFF)

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This month TechZulu is heading to Coloft in Santa Monica! Startups Apply Here. Giving Startups The Coverage They Deserve.

How TaskUs Is Powering LA's Technology Startup Boom


Los Angeles has been in the midst of a technology boom over the last few years, with many of high profile startups growing in the area. Thanks!