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

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rhubarb studios is located in Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA), an emerging regional hub for technology start-ups in Southern California.

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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.

Planetary Resources Taps NASA JPL Talent

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Planetary Resources , the space asteroid mining venture co-founded by Peter Diamandis, has quietly been tapping talent from Pasadena's NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, according to an email from Diamandis sent to backers of the company. mining space curiosity nasa resources planetaryREAD MORE>>.

Business.com Acquired By Resource Nation, With JMI Backing

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San Diego-based Resource Nation , an online business-to-business marketing provider, has acquired the brand name, domain, and assets of Business.com , the firm announced today. JMI Equity General Partner Peter Arrowsmith and Vice President David Greenberg have joined Resource Nation's board as part of the acquisition. READ MORE>>.

Silicon Beach at USC 2013 | Entrepreneurial Inspiration

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All in a room at the University of Southern California Silicon Beach Event on September 18th, 2013. Over $50,000 in prize money.

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SoCal Venture Capitalists Shut Out Of Midas List

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Forbes Magazine has just published its annual Midas List , its annual ranking of the top 100 venture capitalists, and -- despite a record number of IPOs and exits last year from southern California technology companies -- Southern California's venture capital community was shut out of the list entirely. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Damir Davidovic, NEOGOV

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NEOGOV , which has quietly built an enterprise software company supplying human resources software to the government and public sector. Thanks!

Bring Gaming to the Physical World | Doozy

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The University of Southern California (USC), is famous for its games program. And video games have become a HOT topic. Black Ops.

We Want You!…To Succeed! TechZulu & Gadget Review Partner with Microsoft

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Is that you?  If so, we want to hear from you. Startups TechZulu Applications Gadget Review Microsoft Southern California

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Four of Southern California's Cloud Computing Startups

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Here are a number of Southern California startups who are making waves in the cloud computing, as mined from our subscription venture capital database.

Technology Council of Southern California Blog » Welcome to the Technology Council of Southern California Blog

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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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Cornerstone OnDemand Up Nearly 47 Percent In IPO

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the developer of talent management and human resources software headed by Adam Miller, were up nearly 47 percent Thursday in its initial public offering. cornerstone ondemand merger acquisition csod nasdaq exit human resources software saasREAD MORE>>.

Pasadena Angels Form $1.3M Investment Fund

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Pasadena, California (June 1, 2016) – The Pasadena Angels (PA) today announced the formation of their first investment fund at $1.3 The Pasadena Angels’ 100 plus members invest individually and directly, without any legal pooling of financial resources.  million, PA Fund 1 (The Fund). Tweet Tweet.

USC: $380M Raised In Last 3 Years By USC Spinouts

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Cornerstone OnDemand Jumps In IPO Debut

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The firm, headed by Adam Miller, develops software-as-a-service for human resources and talent management. The firm is just the latest in a string of well received IPOs in Southern California, including Demand Media, RealD, Inphi Corp., csod cornerstone ondemand saas software merger acquisition exit human resources nasdaq

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

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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. It’s no secret that Los Angeles is home to a bevy of celebrities. And for those L.A.

Southern California Smart Grid Research Symposium

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Thursday, October 13, 2011 -- Southern California Smart Grid Research Symposium. Join us on Thursday October 13th at 9AM at the Beckman Institute Auditorium on the Caltech Campus for the Southern California Smart Grid Research Symposium. See [link] (more

Southern California Business Growth Conference

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Monday, April 20, 2009 -- Southern California Business Growth Conference. This is the "must-attend" event for 2009 for everyone involved in Southern California business. The conference organizing committee is proud to announce that Meg Whitman, former CEO of eBay will be the keynote speaker. See [link] (more

CTO Equity and Compensation at Venture Backed Companies

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Todd is a go to resource for people looking for talent in startups. He agreed to make this data public which is awesome.

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Pasadena Angels Invest Over $4M in 2014

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Pasadena Angels are a great resource for the entrepreneur community in the Greater Los Angeles area, not only for financial support but also by supporting the development and commercialization of innovations taking place in our community,” said Terry Kay, President of Pasadena Angels. Pasadena, Calif. PR Contacts: Julie Pantiskas. Ron Cohen.

Startup CTO Salary and Equity Data

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Todd is a go to resource for people looking for talent in startups. He agreed to make this data public which is awesome.

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Join the global ‘Hour of Code’ in December

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There are resources on the Code.org site for kids as young as 7. Here’s the link for this data science lesson.

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Bringing The Benefit Of Managed Cloud To Enterprises, With Metacloud

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Enterprise are quite constrained from the resource point of view, and they really don''t have the cycles to understand OpenStack at a deep level.

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Interview with Mike Hopkins, ICE Energy

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Mike Hopkins: The simplest example, is where part of their grid has become congested so much, because they have too much demand for the infrastructure.

Technology , Cocktails, and Incubators in Santa Barbara

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Ben Kuo’s herculean attempt to list them all on SocalTech.com is a great resource, but many of the investments are on a deal by deal basis.

Tech Coast Angels Number Two In Angel Investments Report

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According to the report, the Tech Coast Angels slipped from last year''s number one position, due to the activity of the New York Angels. READ MORE>>.

The Complete Guide To Southern California Accelerators and Incubators, Part II

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In recent months, a dozen accelerators and incubators have emerged in the Southern California area, looking to help take the new generation of technology startups to funding and beyond. However, with the proliferation of incubators, the difficulty in figuring out. Part II: The In-house Incubators. What is an in-house incubator?

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How to Hunt Programmers for Your Startup - A Field Guide

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So, please take this in the spirit intended. They often can help a lot in navigating to expertise and to possible resources. Not really.

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UCSB Tops Harvard & Wharton In Startup Wars

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iCracked - Founded in 2010 by UCSB and Cal Poly-SLO graduates, iCracked is now the largest on-demand network for smartphone repair and trade-in.

March Capital Partners' Jim Armstrong On A New, $240M Venture Fund

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think there are a lot of opportunities across all of these areas of technology, especially as it relates to Southern California.

Tech Coast Angels Leads National Angel Investments

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Southern California's largest angel investment group, the Tech Coast Angels , looks to be one of the lead investors nationally in angel-backed companies, according to a report released Monday by the Angel Resource institute. READ MORE>>. halo report tech coast angels angel investment venture capital

Cornerstone OnDemand Eyes Public Sector

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Cornerstone OnDemand , the Santa Monica enterprise software developer which has done very well providing talent management and software for recruiting, human resources, and other functions, said today that it is now eyeing the public sector to help drive its growth. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. READ MORE>>.

How to Hunt Programmers for Your Startup - A Field Guide

SoCal CTO

So, please take this in the spirit intended. They often can help a lot in navigating to expertise and to possible resources. Not really.

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BlankSpaces Renews Faith In Coworking

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They've also become a de-facto gathering place for the local community, hosting events, meetings, and more. READ MORE>>.

Be Great Fest | Celebrating Los Angeles’ Startup Ecosystem

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Their mission: to support a charity, savor the hot SoCal nightlife, and transform Los Angeles into the startup capital of the world. On Sept.

LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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That’s so yesterday. Every small business needs a resource for logistical advise, be it legal, financial, or operations. Silicon Valley?

TCVN names new Chairman and President

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TCVN, a nonprofit technology group, was founded in 1984 to educate and assist entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies in Orange County and to connect them with money, advice and other resources to help their businesses grow. Kevin McDonald is the new TCVN President, a position Foley held for the past year and Greenberg held before that.

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