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TechZulu Presents 2012 Startup Forecast | Featuring Science, Tech Coast Angels, Amplify, StartEngine, upStart.LA

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The panel is comprised of Southern California’s Top VC’s, Angels, and Startup Accelerator founders. Our Panelist Include.

Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Judges Includes BetterWorks, CallFire, Idealab, and Tech Coast Angeles

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The Spotlight: LA Tech Summer event is turning to be the best one yet! Excellent companies Making Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Possible.

Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Judges Include Mike Jones, CallFire, Idealab, Tech Coast Angels, Coloft

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The Spotlight: LA Tech Fall is garnering some excellent companies being submitted and most of which I wish could all be part of this amazing night.

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Interview with Mike Napoli, Tech Coast Angels

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In your opinion, are your angels more or less active this year? The Tech Coast Angels had great exit last year in Green Dot - anything which, in hindsight, made this one a home run? We've heard some entrepreneurs who have had some difficulty figuring out how to work with angels. Interestnig. Thanks!

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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.

MuckerLab Unveils Second Graduating Class to Investors

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Okuno has been investing in Los Angeles startups for the past three years after selling his own company E-Z Data. Or maybe a goldmine.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Winter Presenting Companies at Caltech

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For those who still might be wondering what Spotlight: LA Tech is all about, It’s a screening room for new technology homegrown in our region. It’s a gathering of friends and tech enthusiasts of all stripes. And now without further ado I present the Spotlight: LA Tech Winter Companies: Spotlight Companies. Bill received his B.S.

Submissions Now Open For Spotlight: LA Tech Winter

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TechZulu and The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) are pleased to announce Spotlight: LA Tech Winter. Spotlight: LA Tech is part of a quarterly demo series that will highlight the finest technology entrepreneurship in Southern California. We’re Tech Coast Angels  is actively seeking great startups to fund.

Tech Coast Angels Looks To Shorten Funding Cycle

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Spotlight: LA Tech SuperDemo Announced! | Mike Jones Former Myspace CEO

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Mike Jones is an Internet executive, investor and advisor located in Los Angeles. Demeter Interactive  is a digital marketing and communications firm based in Los Angeles, California. Tech Coast Angels  is actively seeking great startups to fund. Most recently Mike Jones served as the CEO of Myspace.

Interview with Scott Sangster, Tech Coast Angels

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Scott Sangster: I think understanding how the broader economy impacts angel investors, is complex and interesting. Of course not. Thanks!

Somabar Snags $1.5M For Robotic Bartender

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Los Angeles-based Somabar , which is developing a robotic bartender which automatically mixes cocktails for you, has raised $1.5M in a bridge funding round, according to lead investor the Tech Coast Angels. READ MORE>>.

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Gridtest Systems Secures Investment from Pasadena Angels and Tech Coast Angels

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Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 – [link]. Gridtest Systems Inc., an independent provider of high-value test and measurement tools for electric vehicle (EV) charging , announced it has closed a seed investment round with Pasadena Angels and Tech Coast Angels. About the Pasadena Angels .

Investor Insights and Highlights | An Unscientific Process as Dating

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Angel investors understand this which is why they invest smaller amounts, but are also first in. And the same for an entrepreneur.

San Diego Tech Coast Angels Open Quick Pitch Apps

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Tech Coast Angels LA Fast Pitch 2011

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Thursday, February 24, 2011 -- Tech Coast Angels LA Fast Pitch 2011. Network with Tech Coast Angels, venture capitalists and other industry experts. More than 400 people attended each of the five prior Fast Pitch Los Angeles events. CEOs will have 90 seconds to pitch their companies on stage.

Spotlight: LA Tech | One Year, Recap, and Thank You!

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Many thanks to everyone who participated in last night’s Spotlight: LA Tech at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.

Spotlight: LA Tech | One Year, Recap, and Thank You!

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Many thanks to everyone who participated in last night’s Spotlight: LA Tech at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.

Los Angeles Tech Launched - Hot List

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I'm happy to announce the launch of the Los Angeles Tech Content Community. The goal is to create a place where it's relatively easy to find current content and highly relevant content surrounding Los Angeles Technology. To be clear Los Angeles Tech is a jump off point.

Ranker Hits 11.5M Uniques In December

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Los Angeles-based ranking and polling website Ranker , the startup led by Clark Benson and backed by Draper Associates, Rincon Venture Partners, Siemer Ventures, Lowercase Capital, BullPen Capital, Data Collective, TenOneTen Ventures, Tech Coast Angels, and Pasadena Angels, said today that it hit 11.5

Swagbucks Buys Sodahead

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Los Angeles-based prodege , the parent company of Swagbucks , said this morning that it has acquired Sodahead , the online polling and discussion platform founded by Jason Feffer. Sodahead was venture backed by Mission Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures, and the Tech Coast Angels. READ MORE>>.

LeisureLink Suspends Service, Stops Accepting Reservations

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LeisureLink , which develops vacation travel booking software and technology, and was started in the Los Angeles area, appears to have halted its service, telling its partners on Friday that it has suspended accepting new reservations as well as modifying existing reservations. LeisureLink was founded in Pasadena sometime before 2004.

L.A. Area Chamber Launches Emerging Tech Center Bixel Exchange Live

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’s emerging tech ecosystem — on Thursday, June 13th. based emerging tech startups. Mike Costache , Tech Coast Angel.

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

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The investments were a drop from Q4 of 2012, $711.8M was invested in the region. There were 84 venture capital deals for the quarter. For Q4, $8.4

Energy Cache Eyes Smart Grid, With Backing Of Idealab

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Los Angeles-based Energy Cache , a new startup backed by Idealab, is eyeing the energy storage and smart grid market with its technology. The firm, which is headed by Aaron Fyke, recently scored one of the top prizes at the recent Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch in Los Angeles. READ MORE>>.

Ranker Finds More Funding

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Los Angeles-based Ranker , the online rankings website where consumers can rank anything they like, has scored a new round of funding, in an inside round. The funding came from Siemer Venture Capital, Rincon Venture Partners, Draper Associates, the Tech Coast Angels, and the Pasadena Angels, according to CEO Clark Benson.

Southern California Startups Raise $761.12M in Q2 2014

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According to the report, there was $472.15M invested in Los Angeles, $222.4M The numbers are based on data provided to the two by Thomson Reuters. invested in San Diego, and $66.53M invested in Orange County during the period. True Ventures and Redpoint Ventures both had 3 investments each. Nationally, there was $13.0 READ MORE>>.

Gridtest Systems Gets Seeded

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Los Angeles-based Gridtest Systems , a developer of measurement tools for the electric vehicle (EV) market, said this morning that it has raised a seed round of funding from the Pasadena Angels and the Tech Coast Angels. Financial terms of the investment were not announced. READ MORE>>.

EV Connect Gets Funding For Electric Vehicle Charging

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Los Angeles-based EV Connect , a new startup which helps install, manage, and integrate electric vehicle charging stations for the commercial and government market, announced an initial round of funding this morning. Size of that funding was not disclosed. The firm is led by Jordan Ramer. READ MORE>>.

Accelerator Crazy In Southern California

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K5Launch , which was announced yesterday, is headed up by Amir Banafatemi, Ray Chan, David Cheng, and Kai Tao, four Southern California angel investors. Similarly, the firm is using a Y-Combinator/TechStars model to startups, and covers Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego. It looks to be startup accelerators.

Health In Reach Launches Medical Scheduling Service

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Los Angeles-based Health In Reach , a new startup founded by Scott Sangster, has launched its new service today at the DEMO Fall conference. Sangster is well known in Los Angeles for his work with the Tech Coast Angels, and previously was in strategic planning and corporate development at Walt Disney Internet Group.

SodaHead Upgrades Polling Software For WordPress

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Los Angeles-based SodaHead , the developer of online polling services and software, has just launched a major upgrade to the company''s polling software for WordPress. The company is backed by Mohr Davidow, Mission Ventures, The Tech Coast Angels, Ron Conway, and others. READ MORE>>.

AnyMeeting Offers Free Accounts to SoCal Startups

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Local startup AnyMeeting is looking to help fellow Southern California startups out, saying this morning that it will provide free, one-year accounts to its premium, ad-free service to any employee of companies within select Los Angeles area incubators and accelerators. READ MORE>>.

Payvia, Mobile-XL Partner On Mobile Payments

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Los Angeles-based Payvia , which is developing mobile payment technology, and Mobile-XL , which develops software for providing access to digital services to people in Africa and India, are in a partnership, the companies said this morning. Financial arrangements between the companies were not announced. and Trinity Ventures.

Mobile-XL Links With Oberthur Technologies

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Los Angeles-based Mobile-XL , the international mobile information services firm backed by the Tech Coast Angels, said this week that it has linked a deal with Oberthur Technologies to include its XLBrowser Content Platform on Oberthur's line of SIM cards. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

LendAmend Gets $750K

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Los Angeles-based LendAmend , a developer of online software for managing the amendment of leveraged loans, has raised $750,000 in a Series A funding round. The round came from the Tech Coast Angels. angels coast tech investment angel loan leveraged online capital venture lendamend

New Incubator/Coworking Space Emerges In Glendale

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A new startup incubator and coworking space in the Los Angeles area-- Voivoda Labs --said this week that it is looking to looking to vet new startups in the area to join its newly built incubator in Glendale. Voivoda says that Babajov has ties to the Band of Angels, Tech Coast Angels, Pasadena Angels, Keiretsu Forum Angel networks.

Vokle Powers Al Gore Town Meeting

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Los Angeles-based Vokle , a provider of an online platform to host interactive broadcasting and discussions, is powering an online town hall meeting hosted by former Vice President Al Gore for Time Warner Cable, according to the firm's investors, the Tech Coast Angels. READ MORE>>.

Greenwings Biomedical Launches Incubator

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A new, Los Angeles startup incubator, Greenwings Biomedical , announced its launch Friday, saying that it will be the first incubator of biomedical ventures in Los Angeles. The new startup, headed by startup veteran Richard Koffler, said it will focus on biomedical devices and software. READ MORE>>.

Parchment Finds $6M

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Parchment--which started in Los Angeles, and continues to have offices here--said the funding was led by Salmon River Capital, and also included Novak Biddle Partners and Blackboard CEO and President Michael Chasen. READ MORE>>. parchment docufide college university transcript high school education venture capital blackboard