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Los Angeles’s Secret to Startup Success

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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. No, to see the strength of Los Angeles’ startup scene, you must look at the whole story. Money: In 2014, Los Angeles startups received more than $3 billion in funding.

Los Angeles Startup Events

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I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles. realized that it has been a little while since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.

Social Media Week Lands in Los Angeles Sept. 24-28

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Monday: Los Angeles – The Social City. Why Los Angeles Is The Next Silicon Valley. Who Really Owns Your Social Media?

“Built In L.A.” Releases Its First Los Angeles Digital Startup Report

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has been datamining and tracking all the local startup action and has released the “2012 Los Angeles Digital Startup Report.”. forecast

Chicago And Los Angeles Are Next Up For Google Fiber

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Two new cities are exploring Fiber with Google and they are Chicago and Los Angeles. You know the drill. lengthy one. Checklists.

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Los Angeles, San Diego Among Top 10 Cities For Startups

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Infographic: Over $1B Raised in 2013 by Los Angeles Startups

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The latest Built In LA report shows nice trends in the continued growth of Los Angeles’ equity economy and entrepreneurial culture.”

Los Angeles Startup Weekend August 2011 | The Complete Breakdown

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From your core first hires and building a board of advisors to raising angel and seed capital, team and community makes a world of difference.

Lee Schneider: How Los Angeles Became A Startup Town

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We have aerospace, we have medical technology, and of course we have media communications. Tell us a little bit about your new book? love that.

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. Entertainment. According to Warner Bros., According to Warner Bros., The accelerator actually has been running a program in San Francisco, however, it looks like Warner Bros.

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

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The Lemonlight Media team was a boostrapped startup themselves, so they know the inherent value in what they offer.

MuckerLab Takes TechStars Incubation To Los Angeles

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Watch an Ad, Help a Nonprofit Out

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Further, college ambassadors will spread awareness about Givvr on launch day via on campus events and pervasive social media campaigns.

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Los Angeles Companies Continue To Dominate Top YouTube Channels

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youtube ranking partner channel content hollywood angeles machinima maker fullscreenunique viewers; number four is Maker Studios , with 20.9M

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. Also, if you happen not to be able to attend BlogWorld and New Media Expo this year TechZulu has you covered. With Lisa as CEO, the company has grown from an idea for a grassroots conference into a diversified media company.

Los Angeles Becomes YouTube's Content Hub With New Playa Vista Studio

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The Los Angeles area is fast becoming the content hub for online video site YouTube , a position that takes advantage of both the LA region's long history in the entertainment business, and the rise of a slew of startups producing content specifically aimed at the YouTube audience. READ MORE>>.

Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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Los Angeles By: Laura Rich February 26, 2010 It used to be, if you were serious about starting a tech company, you went to Silicon Valley.

It’s Never too Late to Tap Into Your Creativity

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There’s a team of Los Angeles entrepreneurs who would agree with me on that, and they launched their platform Kadenze to help people tap their creativity. Education access to education Art art courses Creativity Dr. Ajay Kapur Dr. Perry Cook Kadenze Los Angeles online courses online education ResourcesStanford.

Urbandig Wants to Invite 5 Lucky TechZulu Readers To Los Angeles VIP Launch Party

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Tech Titans Peter Thiel, Matt Jacobson, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Mich Mathews, Elon Musk Buy Homes in Los Angeles

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Tech entrepreneurs and executives from Silicon Valley are moving south and buying up luxury homes in the Los Angeles area. Facebook.

Why Online Video Just Took One More Big Step to Legitimacy

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Our industry just took one big step towards legitimacy with the hiring of renowned media exec Ynon Kreiz to run Maker Studios. Full stop.

Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

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He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. You can use keywords like: Events in Los Angeles or Southern California Events or even Santa Monica Events. This is why I say that Local Event Organizers Need to Adopt Social Media.

Indianapolis is the “It Place” to Start a Startup?

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It’s spectacular and I want one here in Los Angeles. image EPA/Andrew Gombert. They said, “He’s gracious”. vc ,  Liam Martin with Staff.

LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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If that’s news to you, here are eleven of Los Angles’ best and brightest. Fun Fact: Los Angeles heavy hitters J.J. Silicon Valley?

Engadget Live [ LOS ANGELES ]

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If you’re a member of the media and you’re interested in attending the press preview hour from 6:00pm to 7:00pm, email live@engadget.com and we’ll send you the details. As always, we’ll have a bunch of great companies with us at the event ready to show you their newest products and hear what you think.

TechZulu Final Friday At WeWork Hollywood (#TZFF)

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The Deets: Where: WeWork Hollywood 7083 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028. This month TechZulu is taking Final Fridays to Hollywood!

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. Also, if you happen not to be able to attend BlogWorld and New Media Expo this year TechZulu has you covered. With Lisa as CEO, the company has grown from an idea for a grassroots conference into a diversified media company.

Fueling Extremism in a Wired World [ LOS ANGELES ]

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Nazis used radio; today’s extremists use social media. Mouafac Harb, Independent Media and Political Consultant and former News Director, The Middle East Radio Network. Dr. Steven Luckert, Senior Program Curator, Digital Learning and New Media Speakers.

Introducing | TechZulu Final Fridays (#TZFF)

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During TechZulu events you will connect with developers, designers, investors, media, potential new hires, and more. That’s right.

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.

Verizon Digital Media Acquires Volicon

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Los Angeles-based content delivery network provider Verizon Digital Media Services --which is better known to locals as the former operations of EdgeCast--said it has agreed to acquire Volicon , a provider of video capture, archival, compliance monitoring and clip creation workflow for broadcasters. READ MORE>>.

Meet the foxes behind LA’s latest startup gem

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Evolve Media Buys Pet Publisher Dogtime Media

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Los Angeles-based online content publisher Evolve Media said this morning that it has acquired online pet publisher Dogtime Media , the publisher of Dogtime.com and Cattime.com. Evolve Media said the two sites reach over 1.6 Dogtime Media had been founded by Trevor Wright. million users a month. READ MORE>>.

Here are More Signs that LA Tech is Moving to the Next Level

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When I first arrived in LA my good friend Matt Pillar (a long-term veteran of tech, media & VC) who had been in LA for some time told me, “in LA there’s none better than David.” And I’m delighted to see a bold move by Cooley in getting behind Los Angeles as well. Los Angeles Startup Advice

PromoJam 2.0 | The Social Promotion Management Platform

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marketers now have the power to create social media campaigns with  no development  or design skills required  - just drag and drop. PromoJam 2.0

Three LA Companies Pursuing Gawker Media

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Three, Los Angeles area media companies-- Univision , Ziff Davis (a unit of J2 Global) and Penske Media --have all been named as possible bidders on bankrupt, Silicon Valley publication Gawker Media , according to reports today, which say Ziff Davis has submitted a $90M bid for the company. READ MORE>>.

Female Founders and CEOs | Cameron Rasouli of CoLoft

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Threw up a website and leveraged social media to see what interest was out there in the community. Now I’ll let the interview take it from here.

Los Angeles Social Media Starters

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find myself speaking at various venues in Los Angeles to tell people (most often service providers) about how I've used social media and particularly my blogs, LinkedIn, twitter and topic hubs as part of my own services business. I'd especially like to find people in Los Angeles. What's their specific niche?

Infographic: Social Media Spurring E-Commerce Activity

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Jukin Media Adds To Executive Team

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