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

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It’s no secret that Los Angeles is home to a bevy of celebrities. Whether it be renowned athletes looking to enjoy some sun in the off-season or movies stars basking in the glory of stardom in between takes, the number of recognizable faces in this southern California city can be too much for some fans to bear.

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. So, I promised I would create this post to help point them in the right direction. I'd also recommend you subscribe to So Cal Tech Central. will do my best to keep this up to date.

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since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.

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. I'd also recommend you subscribe to So Cal Tech Central. will do my best to keep this up to date.

Be Great Fest | Celebrating Los Angeles’ Startup Ecosystem

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Meet the next generation of startup success stories at Be Great Fest in Los Angeles. On Sept. startup ecosystem in the world, with L.A.

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

Built In Los Angeles

Blog Thumbnail: Los Angeles boasts a number of colleges celebrated on a national level for their ability to attract and grow talented individuals.

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. And here's where you can find more events: SoCalTech Calendar – A great aggregation of events around Southern California that has been pulled together for years by Ben Kuo.

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of By mario on May 2, 2012 in Features , grid. Los Angeles. Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Web Developer

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He was struggling to find high quality developers in Los Angeles. Just the kind of person I like to meet. :) But I was a bit surprised when he emphasized how hard it had been for them to find a web developer in Los Angeles. So my flip suggestion was actually not all that helpful. In fact, after a bit he gave up.

Los Angeles Accelerator Report Card: Too Early To Tell

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But, how are those accelerators doing so far in terms of attracting capital and attention to Southern California startups?

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.

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California. MYTH 1: SoCal’s nothing but beaches, Housewives, and Mickey Mouse.

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Amazon Prime Now Expands To Los Angeles, OC

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Amazon.com has expanded its one hour, instant delivery service, Amazon Prime Now , to Los Angeles and Orange County, saying Wednesday that it has begun offering customers in the area with the near-instant delivery of products from Amazon warehouses to Amazon Prime members. READ MORE>>.

Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California's Up-and-Comers

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We''re proud to announce the Socaltech 50 , our list of the 50, up-and-coming people in Southern California''s technology ecosystem.

Southern California Sees $1.9 Billion In Q1 Deals, Biggest Since Dot Com Boom

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Southern California saw a staggering $1.9 New England was right behind Southern California, with $1.4 invested.

Car Sharing Firm Zipcar Heading To Los Angeles

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It looks like Los Angeles is set to get access to peer-to-peer car sharing service Zipcar , as it plans to open an office in Hollywood tomorrow. City Council President Eric Garcetti, to mark its entry into Los Angeles, the 16th market covered by the company. zipcar angeles sharing ride peer rideshareREAD MORE>>.

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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>>.

Southern California Startups Raise More Than $598.4M In VC In Q4

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billion was invested across Southern California''s technology industry. There were 84 venture capital deals for the quarter. For Q4, $8.4

Southern California Companies Raise $1.46B In VC In Q3 2015

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Southern California has seen another, big venture capital investment quarter, with companies raising $1.46 There has now been $4.93

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.

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.

Accelerator Crazy In Southern California

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What's the latest craze in startups in Southern Califonia? K5Launch , which was announced yesterday, is headed up by Amir Banafatemi, Ray Chan, David Cheng, and Kai Tao, four Southern California angel investors. It looks to be startup accelerators.

A History of SCaLE12X, 12 years of the SoCal Linux Expo

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This weekend marks the 12th consecutive Southern California Linux Expo, SCaLE12x. remember being worried no one would show up. all night.

Southern California Sees Boom In Venture Investments In Q4

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That's definitely not the case in Southern California, which saw a massive, $1.3 Southern California bucked the national trend, where venture investing dollars were down 32 percent in Q4 compared with Q3. survey capital venture 2015 investors investment moneytree california southernThe $1.3 READ MORE>>.

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

Southern California Venture Investments Top $1.3 Billion In Q4

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billion in investments in Los Angeles, near $125M in Orange County, and $106.6M in investments in San Diego. The report tallied $1.09

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.

Sixty-four Southern California Firms On Technology Fast 500

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very healthy list of Southern California companies made the list, with a total of 64 companies in the region ranked in the list. Mogul.

Southern California Firms Raise $762.88M in Q1

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tally investment survey nvca moneytree capital venture california southern Carlsbad-based Luxtera raised $37.38M in its funding round.

Southern California Firms Get $694M In Q3 2012 Venture Funding

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The MoneyTree report--which is compiled with data from Thomson Reuters--found that so far in 2012, $2.5 raised. Image courtesy Bigstock.

LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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

Southern California Startups Raise $761.12M in Q2 2014

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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 READ MORE>>.

Zynga Ramps Los Angeles Office

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Zynga , the high flying social gaming firm behind the popular Farmville social game, appears to be ramping up its recruiting efforts in Los Angeles. The firm, which said last year that it had selected Los Angeles for an expanded recruiting effort, recently posted a position for a Chief Technology Officer, based in Los Angeles.

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Where to Find Venture Funding in Southern California

From the Venture Trenches

SoCal Tech. Angel List. LAVA (Los Angeles Venture Association). Networking, Events & Community. DigitalLA. TechZulu .

SoCal Takes Top Two Spots In Instagram Tags

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Southern California looks to be the top location for Instagram tags, based on a ranking of tags on the app released this week. According to Instagram, the top two spots in Instagram''s list of the top tagged locations in 2014 were Disneyland , in Anaheim, and Dodger Stadium , in Los Angeles. READ MORE>>.

Big Data Day LA 2016 [ LOS ANGELES ]

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The biggest free big data conference in Southern California organized by several volunteers spearheaded by Subash D’Souza working to make this conference free and useful as in past years. This event will sell out so make sure to get your passes ASAP. Come witness the fourth year of this conference.

Submissions Now Open For Spotlight: LA Tech Spring

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Spotlight: LA Tech is part of a quarterly demo series that will highlight the finest technology entrepreneurship in Southern California.

Digital Media Investments & The Future of Los Angeles Startups with Manatt Digital Media

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There’s still only a half-dozen or so indigenous VC firms that are of any scope.  TechZulu: Let’s start with an easy question. 

CoFoundersLab Matches Entrepreneurs Scientifically

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Meetups are also scheduled in Irvine and in Los Angeles at the government-run Business Technology Center. The D.C.-based

Inspiring College Entrepreneurship | With lessons from Y Combinator and Elon Musk

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Many believe the same culture will be essential to the success of growing Southern California’s own startup culture. It’s a typical “Aha!”

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