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5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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10 New York City startups we’re crazy about. Apple event rumor round-up: iPad Mini, iPad 3.5, Startups. Startups.

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Back to school: 4 Southern California college incubators you should know

Built In Los Angeles

But over the past decade, local schools have started adding a new component for students to take advantage of: the business incubator.

Southern California Companies Raise $2.49 Billion In VC In Q2

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Southern California companies raised $2.49 The big numbers were directly impacted by several large fundings in Southern California--most notably, a giant, $1.27 Southern California represented almost half of the top fundraising rounds for Q2 nationally. billion round for Venice based Snapchat. READ MORE>>.

How to Work with Lawyers at a Startup

Both Sides of the Table

This is stuff I tell people verbally at least twice / month so I’m glad to finally get it into written format. 1. the link is here.

Announcing the 2014 socalTECH 50: Southern California's Ones To Watch

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This is our second year of creating our list of the top 50 people to watch in Southern California''s technology industry, and it was NOT an easy task.

Los Angeles Startup Events

SoCal CTO

I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles. In that post, I mentioned how one of the signals is the big increase in number of startup events and the number of attendees at those events. So, if you happen to read this and want to meet me, just reach out directly.

Lets Save The Water…With A Hackathon! | rhubarb studios Water Hack

Tech Zulu Event

rhubarb studios is located in Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA), an emerging regional hub for technology start-ups in Southern California.

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Accelerator Crazy In Southern California

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What's the latest craze in startups in Southern Califonia? It looks to be startup accelerators. In just the last few weeks, at least five different incubation/acceleration efforts have booted up in the region. venture accelerator incubator capital techstars incubate startup mentorship entrepreneurship

Southern California Venture Deals Hit $683.7M in Q4 2012

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The funding brings Southern California's total 2012 investments to $3.2 That total was less than the $859.6M billion in venture capital.

Southern California VC Totals Drop To $810.5M In Q1

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Southern California venture totals were down significantly from the $1.38 billion raised in Q4, and even lower than Q1 of 2015, when $2.01

Three SoCal Startups That Beat Snapchat To $100M In Revenues

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Venice-based Snapchat might be the darling of the technology startup scene, but there are at least three, privately held startups--and maybe, more--in Southern California who recently passed $100M in revenues, according to a look through recent announcements. READ MORE>>.

Map: Southern California Hotbed Of Kickstarter Activity

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A new mashup map of activity on crowdfunding site Kickstarter shows that Southern California is apparently one of the hotbeds of activity on the site.

Los Angeles Startup Community

SoCal CTO

I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. So, I promised I would create this post to help point them in the right direction. will do my best to keep this up to date. I'd also recommend you subscribe to So Cal Tech Central.

Southern California Startups Raise $761.12M in Q2 2014

socalTECH

The latest venture capital totals from the PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association''s MoneyTree Report was released this evening, tallying up $761.12M in investments in Q2 of 2014 in Southern California, up from Q2 of 2013, when $616.83M was invested in the region. Nationally, there was $13.0

2015 LA Investor Startup Forecast

Tech Zulu Event

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.

Southern California Venture Investments Top $1.3 Billion In Q4

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The numbers in Southern California were significantly helped by two, mega-funding deals in Los Angeles, including $485.6M READ MORE>>.

Google Hiring Frenzy Skips SoCal, So Far

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google southern california santa monica employment jobsREAD MORE>>.

Metacloud, Eucalyptus, Inktank: SoCal Startups Now Powering The Cloud

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Based on a trio of recent, cloud technology acquisitions by major, Silicon Valley technology powerhouses, that would be Southern California. The three startups are among the many, technology-centric startups in Southern California who, for the most part, have been far less visible than sexier consumer Internet and media companies here.

Southern California Accelerator Report Card: Q1 2013

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startups raise capital, who otherwise might have found it more difficult. where we totalled up $33.85M in funding. Our analysis.

Los Angeles Startup Community

SoCal CTO

I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. So, I promised I would create this post to help point them in the right direction. will do my best to keep this up to date. I'd also recommend you subscribe to So Cal Tech Central.

Southern California's Billion Dollar Startup Trio: SpaceX, Snapchat, Beats

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Think Silicon Valley has a lock on billion dollar startups? recent analysis by the Wall Street Journal uncovers a surprising number of Southern California startups in the billion dollar valuation -- led by Hawthorne-based SpaceX , with a $4.8 Along with SpaceX, Southern California includes Snapchat ($2.0

Three Southern California Firms Get EETimes Focus

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The magazine, in its list of startups worth watching , identified Efficient Power Conversion Corp. Efficient Power Conversion Corp. READ MORE>>.

SoCal Gets $739M In Venture Capital In Q2

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Southern California companies raised $739M in venture capital in Q2 of 2011, according to the latest numbers from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) based on data from Thomson Reuters. Quarter to quarter, investments were up from Q1, when $585M was invested in the region.

Four SoCal Startups That Thrived Despite--or Because Of--Economic Downturns

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However, if history is any lesson, downturns actually have created some of Southern California's most successful technology companies, whether through forcing those companies to swizzle their business models, by removing competition from the market, or even spurring customers to more readily adopt their products to save money.

WSJ Top Startups List: SoCal Matches Silicon Valley On IPOs

socalTECH

One of the most interesting things about the Wall Street Journal's list of top startups in the U.S.? READ MORE>>.

Southern California Tech Central

SoCal CTO

I am excited to be participating in and announcing the of: Southern California Tech Central This is a community of people in Southern California who have come together to help find and organize the best content from blogs, news sources and other web sites all around technology in So Cal.

The Complete Guide To Southern California Accelerators and Incubators, Part I

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which programs are--and aren't--worth looking at has become very difficult, if not impossible, for startup entrepreneurs. Start Engine.

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LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

Tech Zulu Event

That’s so yesterday. Today’s startup innovators come from about six hours south of Silicon Valley. Silicon Valley? Marketing: SteelHouse.

Where to Find Venture Funding in Southern California

From the Venture Trenches

SoCal Tech. Here is a list of useful resources to help you in your search: News & Resources. Angel List. Networking, Events & Community.

Event Honors Sky Dayton, Identifies SoCal's Tech and Innovation Leaders

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southern california startups entrepreneurs csqmag event awardWho are the top technology and innovations leaders? READ MORE>>.

Moving Analytics | Sitting Kills, Moving Heals

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SoCal startup Moving Analytics is tackling this global problem.  Tell us about your startup Moving Analytics and your app Movn. 

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Top 120 Startup Posts for 2010

SoCal CTO

Some really great stuff in 2010 that aims to help startups around product, technology, business models, etc. Forum December 9th Lineup - Startup Houston , November 27, 2010 When to step on the gas and go for it? If you think so, please let me know what they are First Principles.

TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

Tech Zulu Event

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

Southern California's Top 10 Most Popular Tech Stories Of The Year

socalTECH

What was Southern California's technology community most interested in 2012? generation of startups. As part of our. Similar.

Southern California Tech Central

Technology Council

The Technology Council of Southern California and TechEmpower are happy to announce the launch of: Southern California Tech Central This is a community of people in Southern California who have come together to help find and organize the best content from blogs, news sources and other web sites all around technology in So Cal

Five Startups Revolutionizing Music, In Southern California

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Combine that with the growing startup community here, and you end up with at. Are we missing your favorite local, music-focused startup?

Two Southern California Technology Researchers Get White House Honors

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She was also a co-founder at Gevo , the biofuels startup which spun out of Caltech, which had its IPO in 2011. READ MORE>>.

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Southern California Firms Raise $738M In Q4 2011

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The latest numbers from the PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture capital Association MoneyTree survey, which is based on data from Thomson Reuters, tallies $738.34M invested in Southern California in Q4 of 2011. The amount is up from $528.0M raised in Q4 of 2010, and up from the $652M invested in the region last quarter.

Four Founders of Hot Startups With Links To Southern California

socalTECH

Here are four startup founders, who are among the hottest companies in the technology world, who got their start in Southern California.

SoCal Investors Score With Klout Acquisition

socalTECH

A number of Southern California angel investors, and one of its venture firms, have scored an exit over at social media influence measurement startup Klout , as the San Francsco company said Thursday that it is being acquired by Lithium Technologies. The deal is reportedly worth $200M. READ MORE>>.