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since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.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

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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 Has 5 Percent Of All Unicorns, Says Report

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Los Angeles has 8 percent of all the "unicorn" companies globally, according to a new study released Wednesday by the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business. angeles economy growth unicorn startup technology research valuationREAD 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.

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.

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.

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

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Hackers will work non-stop for 48 hours on the weekend-long event (August 21-August 23) in Downtown Los Angeles.

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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

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.

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.

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 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.

The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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The post The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly appeared first on TechZulu. Some refer to it as “brain drain.” 

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>>.

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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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 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 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.

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>>.

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.

MoneyTree Report: Southern California Q3 Venture Totals Drop To $663.27M

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Southern California's venture capital totals dropped significantly in Q3 of 2016, to a mere $663.2M in funding, according to the latest numbers from the PricewaterhouseCoopers MoneyTree report, based on data from Thomson Reuters. Q2 fundings in Southern California were much higher, due to a giant $1.27 READ MORE>>.

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

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.

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>>.

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.

Venture Capitalists Invest $493.2M In Southern California In Q1

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The latest venture capital numbers from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters, was released tonight, showing that Southern California had $493.2M in investments in Q1 of the year, across 54 deals. Investments were down from $625.4M

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>>.

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. Los Angeles had $222.5M in funding, and San Diego $198.18M in investments. raised for the quarter.

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 acquisition of Santa Barbara-based Eucalpytus by HP last week; and the acquisition earlier this year of Los Angeles-based Inktank by Red Hat. READ MORE

Insights: Attracting Tech Talent to SoCal: It's Not as Hard as You Think

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Think it''s tough to attract talent from the Bay Area to Southern California? READ MORE

Job Fairs Back, As SoCal Technology Firms Ramp Hiring

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In a sign that demand for employees from Southern California technology firms is on the rise, two, separate announcements Wednesday from local companies indicates that hiring demand at local companies is up, and companies are again scrambling to fill positions.

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. Southern California fundraising matched a similar increase nationally, where $28.4

IPO Filings Keep Coming In Southern California

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The filing of an IPO by Los Angeles-based Boingo Wireless on Friday seems to indicate the interest in public markets by venture-backed, Southern California firms has not abated. Firms which successfully reached the markets in the past year include Green Dot , RealD , Maxlinear , Inphi Corp. , and ReachLocal.

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 Linked IPOs Grow

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The number of Southern California related initial public offerings is growing steadily upwards, as Gevo --originally started in Pasadena, and based on technology out of Caltech and UCLA--hit the market this morning. Gevo is just the latest in a surge of companies hitting the public markets which have Southern California links.

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.