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This Hollywood Star Proves Entrepreneurs Should Be Clueless

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This was certainly the case with Hollywood star turned inventor, Hedy Lamarr. Unsatisfied with the intellectual limitations of Hollywood, Ms.

A Surprising Entrepreneurial Journey To The Pinnacle Of Hollywood

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You can watch John describe his surprising Hollywood journey in the following 20-minute excerpt from his recent talk at UC Santa Barbara.

Angry Birds Maker Eyes Hollywood

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Rovio recently hired David Maisel , who helped launched Marvel Studios, as a special advisor. READ MORE>>.

Oculus Courts Hollywood With New Film Unit

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Irvine-based Oculus , the virtual reality headgear and technology maker which is now part of Facebook, announced Monday at the Sundance Film Festival that it has created a new unit to help Hollywood make virtual reality movies. oculus rift virtual reality content hollywood immersive sundance READ MORE>>.

How Focus@Will Uses Music To Help You Concentrate Better

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Can music help you concentrate (on school, work, or other tasks) better? It's quite simple really, it helps you concentrate better on tasks.

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How Epoxy Is Helping Content Creators Make Their Video More Social

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Los Angeles-based Epoxy (www.epoxy.tv) launched yesterday to help content creators do just that. Are you a content creator for the web? Thanks!

Epoxy Looks To Help Online Video Creators With Social Tools

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Venice, California-basd Epoxy --which was built by former executive from Team Downey--has launched a brand new set of tools aimed at helping online video creators use social media, and also disclosed a funding round. capital venture tools media social youtube video online television epoxy content hollywood teamdowney downey robert

How ZEFR Is Helping Hollywood And Brands Understand YouTube

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We had gone out to all of the Hollywood studios, and licensed clip content, short segments of filmed. Want to understand the world of YouTube?

Silicon Beach Fest Celebrates Tech Startups and Hollywood in LA | Pics, Highlights and What’s Next!

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Hollywood Today: The Digital World of Silicon Tech Collides with the Flashy Stardom of Hollywood. Tons of info and tons of fun!”

YouTube's New Investments Aimed At Hollywood Creators

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YouTube has not said how much it will invest in the new, individual investments in content creators, but the company says it hopes to create new content on YouTube, and help broaden the appeal of the content being produced by that talent. youtube hollywood channel content creator video funding investment Image: YouTube Space LA.

Startups To Help You Survive College

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So, ok, while this may not be totally suitable for college students, it might help you get to college in the first place. But NO MORE. NetTalk.

Dubset Gets Strategic Investment From Rhapsody

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Dubset Media Holdings , a developer of technology used to help DJs monetize their music, and helps identify music for music rights holders--which has offices in Beverly Hills--has scored a strategic round of funding from Rhapsody International. Size of the funding was not announced. READ MORE>>.

UTA Targets Early Stage Investments With New Hire

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Cedars-Sinai and Techstars Partner to Launch Healthcare Technology Accelerator

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” West Hollywood Mayor Lindsey P. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti expressed support and appreciation for the partnership.

Baboo Sets Sights On Digital Marketing

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Jukin Media Adds To Executive Team

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jukin media viral video youtube content hollywood videos executive frequency cnet Tran has been at Viacom and Fourth Wall Studios. READ MORE>>.

Real Appeal Links Hollywood Celebrity, Tracking Gadgets For Weight Loss

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Los Angeles-based Real Appeal , which is backed by health company UnitedHealth Group, said Wednesday that it has launched a new personalized, interactive online weight loss program which taps into both celebrities and connected fitness devices to help improve the health of employees. Real Appeal is led by Seth Tuckerman. READ MORE>>.

Siemer Ventures Backs Japanese Mobile Video Firm

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hollywood content entertainment video mobile ventures siemer japan breaker The funding was led by Dram Incubator, Inc., READ MORE>>.

Hollywood Insiders Back Social Shopping Site The Hunt

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In a turn from the usual formula of Silicon Valley investors backing a Hollywood, celebrity-driven startup, a Silicon Valley startup has scored the backing of a group of Hollywood insiders. thehunt online shopping fashion hollywood ecommerce visual photo social venture capital READ MORE>>.

Tongal Names Chief Marketing Officer

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Tongal offers up an online platform which helps brands, studios, and creators develop video content, including advertising and short films; the company says that it now has powered more than 1,000 campaigns. tongal chief marketing offier amanda malko executive video creative hollywood advertising crowdsourcing crowdREAD MORE>>.

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Jaunt Finds $65M To Open VR Studio In Los Angeles

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Jaunt specifically said the funding goes to help with the opening of a new location in Los Angeles, which will serve as a virtual reality studio for the company. jauntvr jaunt virtual reality content hollywood film cinema cinematic videos venture capitalREAD MORE>>.

GotCast To Donate Revenues To Red Cross Relief Effort

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Tongal Links With The United Talent Agency

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Los Angeles-based Tongal , the online crowdsourcing site which helps brands and studios create content by tapping into a pool of creators, said Tuesday that it will be represented by the United Talent Agency (UTA). tongal united talent agency hollywood creative contentREAD MORE>>.

Movieiplot Raises $16M In Series B Funding

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Moviepilot , the movie and entertainment website led by Tobi Bauckhage, has raised $16M to help the company expand into gaming content and social video. moviepilot venture capital hollywood movie content expansion webediaMoviepilot's entertainment site is aimed at millennials, and offers up movie-related content. READ MORE>>.

How Jukin Media Is Turning Viral Video Into A Real Business

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We then help push those videos through social media channels, and help them go viral. Those two pieces helped feed each other.

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Warner Launches Startup Accelerator In Los Angeles

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its Media Camp accelerator program wil lbe launching in Los Angeles, to help early stage companies create "disruptive innovations" in entertainment. has realized that much of the activity in startups related to content is centered closer to Hollywood and Southern California's entertainment industry. Entertainment. READ MORE>>.

Digest May 2-8: WINC’s Big Series B, SENSAY Passes 1 Million Users, LA CITY Site Redesigned

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Helps Get Out the Vote. Josh from @FWD_us discusses tools to help activate communities for voter turnout pic.twitter.com/a0DPgQCUHz.

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Making Money on YouTube | Audience First, Cash Second

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These fans have a personal relationship with the stars unlike traditional Hollywood. If they are gonna be there we want to be there as well.”.

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FAA Gives Nod To Hollywood For Drone Use

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Hollywood is helping to pave the way for commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles, thanks to a FAA ruling Thursday letting the film and television industry use drones in their filming efforts. hollywood drone flight aerospace airplane filming content movie movies mpaa The announcement was made by U.S. READ MORE>>.

Silicon Beach at USC 2013 | Entrepreneurial Inspiration

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Sellbot helps online sellers sell through multiple platforms. Over $50,000 in prize money. Filled with innovation. Startup Pitch Competition.

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myLINGO | Connecting Non-English Speakers with the Movies

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Having these true believers on board and getting their help in putting something like this into market is a pretty big milestone for our team.

Machinima In Rebranding Effort

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According to Machinima, the effort includes and all-new brand identity, including a new tagline, logo, and network ID; a new program aimed at creators joining it network; new technology to help its talent manage their social video businesses; and a new web site. machinima rebranding youtube network content millenial gaming culture hollywood

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How Laudville Is Bringing Your Entertainment Life Together

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Interview with John Mudge, iBN Sports

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And, how do programs like YouTube's recent push to help fund original content channels on the site helping? What is IBN Sports? Thanks!

Hollywood Web Televsion Meetup: December

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Wednesday, December 3, 2008 -- Hollywood Web Televsion Meetup: December. The 4th monthly Hollywood Web Television Meetup brings together Los Angeles' rich, diverse creative talent for the purpose of sharing resources, finding opportunities for collaboration, and helping talented content creators to shape the future of web television.

Hollywood Web Television Meetup: November

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Wednesday, November 12, 2008 -- Hollywood Web Television Meetup: November. Join us for the 3rd Hollywood Web Television Meetup. See [link] (more

Amazon Explains Studio Process, In Video

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In typical Hollywood fashion, it has explained it--with a YouTube video. READ MORE>>.

GotCast Wins Playboy

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According to the firm, it is helping to promote a casting call for Playboy's Miss Social, an effort which includes a photo shoot with the magazine.

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Hollywood Scores Win Over RealNetworks RealDVD

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A group of Hollywood studios has scored a win over RealNetworks today, as the firm settled a lawsuit which targeted a DVD copying and ripping service called RealDVD , which RealNetworks was attempting to launch into the market. Tags: copy copying realdvd realnetworks hollywood content lawsuit