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

Pritzker Group Increases Staff in Los Angeles to Hunt Early Stage Deals

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Partner Gabe Greenbaum and Vice President Peter Liu have relocated from the firm’s Chicago office to Los Angeles. Pritzker is particularly interested in investing in enterprise, consumer tech, healthcare IT software, as well as emerging technologies such artificial intelligence, internet of things, virtual reality

Los Angeles Startup Community

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

Jun Group Expands In Orange County, Los Angeles

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New York-based mobile ad platform developer Jun Group is expanding in both Orange County and Los Angeles, saying it is looking to tap into a hotbed of engineering talent in Orange County. The company also said it has bolstered its Los Angeles office with a new Account Executive, Michelle Dermer. READ MORE>>.

Blackline surges 40% in software IPO

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Blackline, a Los Angeles-based accounting software company, debuted in the U.S. markets Friday.

Arivale Brings Gene Sequencing Driven Wellness To Los Angeles

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Arivale , a health and wellness startup founded by genetic sequencing pioneer Dr. Leroy Hood, has launched itself into the Los Angeles market, as its first expansion beyond its home market of Seattle. Arivale raised $36M in 2015 from Maveron, ARCH Venture Partners and Polaris Partners. READ MORE>>.

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

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Jaunt , a developer of cinematic, virtual reality hardware and software, said this morning that it has opened up a new, virtual reality studio in Los Angeles, after receiving $65M in a Series C funding. READ MORE>>. jauntvr jaunt virtual reality content hollywood film cinema cinematic videos venture capital

Los Angeles Fast 500 Winners Announced

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The Los Angeles winners of the Deloitte Fast 500 ranking of fastest growing companies was announced last night at an event at Santa Monica's Shutters on the Beach, with 26 companies recognized in the overall 2011 Technology Fast 500, and three "Technology Rising Stars" recognized in the Los Angeles area.

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

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The post ParkMe Sold! | Los Angeles Based Parking Assist Company Acquired By INRIX appeared first on TechZulu.

Lee Schneider: How Los Angeles Became A Startup Town

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That's different than Silicon Valley, which has its own number of industries, mostly software and technology driven, which those startups serve.

MuckerLab Takes TechStars Incubation To Los Angeles

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Tesla Unveils Upgraded Model S In Los Angeles

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Tesla Motors , the electric car company led by Elon Musk, rolled out its latest automobile in Los Angeles last week, showing off a new version of the Model S that includes dual motors, and new "autopilot" functionality which can help drivers change lanes, keep within the speed limit, and avoid collisions. READ MORE>>.

LA-Based Coding Bootcamp Codesmith Boasts 96% Hiring Rate

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The key to creating software engineers that are capable and effective in their roles is to teach more than coding. However, we’re not interested in what your GPA was, only that you bring total dedication to developing as a software engineer now.”. Jobs Codesmith Coding coding bootcamp Los Angeles tech

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Indeed Prime On Why Los Angeles Is A Hot Technology Jobs Market

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Most of the insiders and hiring executives in Los Angeles know how hard it is to find technical talent in Los Angeles�but not all realize it's not because of lack of talent, but because of very high demand. Why did you pick Los Angeles for the new job service? because it's been such a hot job market. Thanks!

Fonality Leaves Los Angeles, Heads to Texas

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In a loss to the Los Angeles technology industry, Voice over IP software developer Fonality has relocated its headquarters to Texas, the firm said today. According to Fonality, it has moved its headquarters to Plano, Texas from Los Angeles. READ MORE>>. texas jobs employment relocation fonality

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Los Angeles Investor Backs DoughMain

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A new, financial education and family organization website, DoughMain , said yetserday that it has raised funding from a private equity fund managed out of Los Angeles and Boston. doughmain financial education literacy software saas iacocca venture capitalDoughMain is based in Princeton, New Jersey. READ MORE>>.

Why We Need to Elect @EricGarcetti on Tues as Next Mayor of Los Angeles

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On Tuesday Los Angeles will elect a new mayor. Can’t get much better in a city like Los Angeles, hey? link].

Vroozi Raises $4M For Procurement Software

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Los Angeles-based Vroozi , a developer of cloud-based, B2B procurement software, has raised $4M in a funding round, the company said this morning. cloud saas growth expansion capital venture software procurement vrooziThe funding was led by Ally Holdings. READ MORE>>.

Flywheel Expands Into Los Angeles, Ramps Up Taxi vs. Rideshare Battle

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The fight between Los Angeles taxicab drivers and services like Lyft and Uber haas just gotten even more interesting, as mobile app developer Flywheel said it has launched in Los Angeles. The company also said it is offering up a $10 ride credit in Los Angeles for users to try out the service, with promo code FLYLA10.

Los Angeles Stacks Up Inc. 500 Firms

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magazine, has 42 companies in the Los Angeles area on the list. angeles firms growing fastest inc500READ MORE>>.

Citrusbyte Wants the World to Build Better Software

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According to the team, the driving philosophy behind Mission Control was to help the world create better software. Dev & Design API APIs AT&T Citrusbyte David Kullmann design Developers full-stack design firm IoT Los Angeles Mission Control New York CityImage Credit: Wikipedia  .

Microsoft Announces New Tablet In Los Angeles | The Surface

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There has been talk for the past week about Microsoft making a “Major” announcement here in Los Angeles. Wait no more!

Autotask Eyes Los Angeles Sales Office

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Hosted IT business management software provider Autotask says that it is planning to expand in Los Angeles, and will be opening up a new field sales office here sometime later this year. The company did not say where in Los Angeles it will be setting up the office. autotask business management software sales

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

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The Silicon Beach firm said that it will continue to invest in software and services startups and continue to focus on the greater Los Angeles area.

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Hollywood Software Acquired By Rentrak

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Los Angeles-based Hollywood Software, Inc. HSI), a provider of enterprise software for managing digital movie distribution, has been acquired by Rentrak , a provider of viewer analytics and tracking of movie and television consumption. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

With Cowboys’ Backing, Blue Star Set to Boost Sports Startups

Xconomy

Dallas —Partners with a deep well of subject matter expertise and capital are on the top of any entrepreneur’s wish list. Now an accelerator tailored to sports technology startups might be giving those founders a connection to the ultimate in sports and marketing royalty: the Dallas Cowboys.

SOA Software Becomes Akana

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Los Angeles-based SOA Software said this morning that it has renamed the company to Akana , as it has broadened its software base. The name change is actually the second for the company, which changed its name to SOA Software in March of 2005 from its original name, Digital Evolution. READ MORE>>.

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Congrats To All The Winners and Thanks To Our Speakers at #REACHNeXT!

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We did it folks! The 1st annual  REACH NeXT event was a great success! All the amazing that went down yesterday could not have happened without you :).

Paladin Software, Tipalti Link On Video Content Payments

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Two, Los Angeles area companies, Paladin Software , and Tipalti , said this week that they have linked up in a strategic partnership, to enable payments to video content creators across different countries. paladin software tipalti content payment fintech financial currency processingREAD MORE>>.

PromoJam 2.0 | The Social Promotion Management Platform

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

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Cedars-Sinai and Techstars Partner to Launch Healthcare Technology Accelerator

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

FloQast Gets $1.3M For Financial Software

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Los Angeles-based FloQast has raised $1.3M in a funding round, according to the company. According to FloQast, it is developing closing software aimed at helping accountants close their books faster, and which integrates with Intacct and NetSuite. startup capital venture software close financial floqast READ MORE>>.

CSM Software Acquired By SOLIZE

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CSM Software , and engineering and high tech services outsourcer whose founder and chairman is based in Westlake Village, has been acquired by Japanese company SOLIZE Group , acording to the companies. Narayanaswami is a serial entrepreneur, and had founded CSAR Corporation, which he sold to MSC Software in 1999. CSM Software's U.S.

Bridg Aims At Restaurants With New CRM Software

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Los Angeles-based software developer Bridg said this week that it has launched a new customer relationship management (CRM) software product specifically aimed at restaurants. bridge software customer relationship management restaurant productREAD MORE>>.

Malauzai Software Gets $6.5M More For Banking Apps

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Malauzai Software , a developer mobile banking apps for community financial institutions which has a number of its top executives located in Los Angeles, said this week that it has raised $6.5M in a Series C funding ronud. The funding came from Wellington Capital Management. READ MORE>>.

Online Business Networking Los Angeles

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Great by Cliff Allen Business Networking Online who I had blogged about previously in Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles. obnla … Online Business Networking Los Angeles) and then bring together posts that include that hashtag. And, since he's using a public blog anyone can join the conversation. focus?

From Nothing to Something with Howard Marks & Nanxi Liu

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Marks continued to talk about his past and then talked about the startup landscape in Los Angeles. It is because you are talented.”

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CHNL – Social Network For All | Interview With John Wander, Co-founder & CEO

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John Wander – Co founder & CEO – angel investor, team member, advisor, and board member to several start ups. Giantstep Angel Network, Ingrooves, Filtrbox (acquired by Jive ), TrueChoice Solutions). TechZulu caught up with John Wander , Co founder and CEO of CHNL. What is CHNL? Where is it Based? How Does it Work?

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LA Clippers Turn To Computer Vision, Software Analytics To Improve Shooting

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The Los Angeles Clippers are turning to software analytics to help improve their shooting percentages, according to software developer Noah Software. laclippers angeles clipper basketball software analytics computer vision artificial intelligence machine analysis sportsREAD MORE>>.

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Events and Networking in Los Angeles

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Friday, February 23, 2007 Events and Networking in Los Angeles One of the issues I discussed in Innovation and Geography was that the geography and traffic in Los Angeles generally makes it more difficult for networking. Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles.

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