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BLANKSPACES Returns To Santa Monica's 2nd Street

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BLANKSPACES , one of the original, coworking facilities in Los Angeles, is returning to Santa Monica's 2nd Street, according to CEO Jerome Chang.

WaiveCar Launches Ad Supported Car Sharing In Santa Monica, Venice

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The startup said the free car usage comes thanks to sponsors, who have plastered their advertising on the startup's automobiles.

TZ Tech Crawl Santa Monica | Round 3

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The Tech Crawl is back and in full swing heading to Santa Monica Silicon Beach area! Where: Santa Monica, CA (Silicon Beach!).

Santa Monica Steps Into Airbnb Firestorm

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The move is an interesting one, given the large number of Airbnb-inspired, peer to peer marketplace startups which either have operations or are headquartered in Santa Monica. airbnb ondemand marketplace startup vacation rental marketThe city council approved the move on Tuesday night. READ MORE>>.

Santa Monica Threatens Silicon Beach Growth By Taking Aim At Airport

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The council has expressed the desire to close the airport , and is gearing up for legal battles with the FAA. READ MORE>>.

BLANKSPACES Set To Bring New Coworking Space To Santa Monica

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BLANKSPACES offers up everything from team offices to "virtual" offices, in a collaborative environment where startups can bump into other startups.

Famous Birthdays In Growth Mode

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Los Angeles-based Famous Birthdays , which operates an online service which lets you look up the birthdays of famous people, says it has now passed 13 million unique visitors, based on numbers from December. The company also says it now has a staff of 20 full-time staffers working out of its Santa Monica office. READ MORE>>.

Mindshare LA Brings the Power of “Play” to Santa Monica

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In 2006, Douglas Campbell started Mindshare LA out of the downtown art colony The Brewery. What is cool that is happening with the ocean?

BusinessWeek: Santa Monica, Irvine Top Cities For Startups

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An article in this month's BusinessWeek names Santa Monica number three, and Irvine number four, on its list of top 10 cities for startups. The article cites Santa Monica's density of technology and digital media companies, and Irvine's workforce, University of California campus, and office parks in its rankings.

ParkMe Formally Launches In LA, Santa Monica

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auto time real realtime parking angeles monica santa parkmeParkMe was founded by Sam Friedman and Alex Israel. READ MORE>>.

ParkMe Launches Real-Time Parking Solutions For LA & Santa Monica Drivers

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He said, “Circling around for an open spot not only drives people crazy, it can generate up to 30 percent of traffic congestion in busy areas.

TYLT Labs' New Seed Fund And The Promise Of Silicon Beach

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How did you guys end up working together on investments? A few years back, I started looking at angel investing. Why not Los Angeles?

Naki Laundry Debuts In Santa Monica With Tech Friendly Laundry Service

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In the latest services-meets-smartphone service to launch in the Los Angeles area, a new startup, Naki Laundry , said today that it has launched its service in Santa Monica, letting the tech set use their smartphone or the web to get their laundry cleaned. Naki''s name comes from the Hebrew for the word "clean". READ MORE>>.

GumGum Makes Images Profitable for Publishers

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At the tender age of 15, Tanz teamed up with his friend Michael Schneider (the CEO of MobileRoadie ), to create the design firm Fluid Design.

Electricitybilling.com Sets Up Shop In Santa Monica

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Australian cloud billing software developer Electricitybilling.com says that it has set up a new office in Santa Monica, to provide West Coast coverage in the United States. According to the cloud software provider, it selected Santa Monica due to the quality of the talent in the region, and the similar culture to Australia.

Silicon Beach Fest June 2013 Keynote and Accelerator Panel Highlights

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This advice was helpful to hear as I build up my team. Accelerators are a great place to start. 4 P’s of Success.

Santa Monica New Tech @ Cross Campus

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016 -- Santa Monica New Tech @ Cross Campus. We present Santa Monica New Tech -- the city’s longest-running showcase for hot, young startup-flavored businesses. link] (more

Digest 5/9-15: Hyperloop One’s Big Week; uBeam Accusations; Snapchat Moves into Santa Monica

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Silicon Beach Startup 101 (-5/20). Startups in the Sky. SNAPCHAT Expands into New Offices at Santa Monica Airport ( link ).

CoFoundersLab Matches Entrepreneurs Scientifically

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The biggest culprit to a startup failure is a dysfunctional founding team. It all started with one Meetup in November 2010 in D.C.

2016 Silicon Beach Startup Fair [ SANTA MONICA ]

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STARTUPS! Or, if your startup is already dominating the market, do you want to thank your customers in a special way? The 2016 Silicon Beach Startup Fair will give you that opportunity. Do you struggle connecting with your users or gathering mission critical data that will determine your products success?

TECHSPO LA 2016 Technology Expo [ SANTA MONICA ]

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Looking for a job at a startup? TECHSPO LA is a four day technology expo taking place June 13 – 16, 2016 at the luxurious Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Santa Monica, California in the heart of Silicon Beach. WHERE BUSINESS, TECH AND INNOVATION COLLIDE IN LA. Are you an early adopter of tech products?

Google Hiring Frenzy Skips SoCal, So Far

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A examination of Google's posted jobs in Santa Monica and Irvine on Friday show that there are only about 32 positions listed for those locations.

TechZulu Final Friday at ROC Santa Monica (#TZFF)

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Startups Apply Here. Santa Monica, CA 90401. Santa Monica Parking Powered by ParkMe. Parking! That’s right.

Silicon Beach Startup 101 Course [ SANTA MONICA ]

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Silicon Beach Startup 101 Course. A comprehensive course on how to build a successful startup from A to Z. Created by Santa Monica New Tech. Where: Santa Monica. It all starts with vision and continues with dedication. 5 Successful Startups. Where technology meets the beach. Time: 9AM-5PM.

VideoAmp Grows In Santa Monica, Adds New VP

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Santa Monica-based VideoAmp , the developer of programmatic video advertising software, says it is expanding in Santa Monica, and has relocated to a new, 6,000 square foot office, plus hired a number of new executives. videoamp santa monica growth programmatic advertising media television streaming video executive

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The Techweek LA Rundown | Join Us!

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TechZulu will guide groups through some of the hottest tech companies in Santa Monica: Hawke Media, NeoHire, Zuma Ventures and others.

2015 LA Investor Startup Forecast

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TechZulu is excited to invite you to the 2015 Startup and Entrepreneur Forecast taking place Thursday, January 29 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

At AngelHack Santa Monica, Teams Battle Sleep Deprivation, Nerves

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In Santa Monica, Hackathon first-timers and veterans all gathered at CrossCampus to hack almost 30 products within 24 hours. READ MORE>>.

Santa Monica New Tech

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6 new tech startup companies will present their products and technology (5 min demo+5 min QandA). Monday, December 31, 2012 -- SM New Tech Meetup November 2012 #SMNT5. See [link] (more

It’s A Launch! It’s A Tech Crawl! It’s Silicon Beach! | PromoJam 2.0 Launch at ROC

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What better way to start of the new year then with a joyous celebration. That’s right beacher’s! Platform. and you are INVITED!!

Yahoo Employees Get Free Lunch, But Not In Santa Monica

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Yahoo , which finally has a new CEO, former Googler Marissa Mayer, has brought back one of the most cherished startup institutions: free lunch, at least in Sunnyvale, according to AllthingsD. yahoo santa monica employees free lunch marissa meyerREAD MORE>>.

ParkMe Launches Real-Time Parking In San Francisco [Infographic]

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Data to eliminate the hassle of parking. Over 29,000 metered spaces and 100,000 parking spaces. Recommendation engine.

Intro to the LA Startup Scene

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Article after article points out that Los Angeles is on its way to becoming one of the most robust startup communities in the United States.

TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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TechZulu is excited to invite you to the 2014 Startup and Entrepreneurial Forecast taking place on Tuesday Jan. in 2008. in 2004. On Demand).

Shoes Of Prey Raises $15M, Sets Up Shop In Santa Monica

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Shoes Of Prey , a fashion startup which allows women to custom order shoes to their specifications, has raised $15M in a Series B funding, and set up shop in Santa Monica, according to the company. The company was founded by Michael Fox, Mike Knapp and Jodie Fox in Sydney in 2009. READ MORE>>.

Lunch 2.0 in Santa Monica - And Other Events

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Very busy on a couple interesting start-ups. in Santa Monica last Friday. in Santa Monica - They’re hiring! I've been remiss in posting to this blog. More on them in a couple months. In any case, I went by Lunch 2.0 It was way too crowded (250 people in a tiny space). Or maybe it was free lunch? Lunch 2.0

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

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startups wanting to get recognized, Tech.Co’s Startup Showcase in Los Angeles on July 26th is the perfect opportunity. Several startups have been selected to demo their products for other founders and entrepreneurs. The startups in the showcase will be considered for the Tech.Co s Startup of the Year!

Siemer Ventures Boosts Portfolio To 55 Companies

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Local Santa Monica-based venture investor Siemer Ventures has boosted its total number of investments to 55 companies, the firm announced this week, after adding nine new companies in the second quarter of the year. Siemer has been a significant presence in early stage funding for startups in Silicon Beach. READ MORE>>.

Realtime Raises $100M, Opens Office In Santa Monica

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Realtime , a startup developing technology to help power real-time web applications, said today that it has raised $100M, launched in the U.S., and opened up a new office in Santa Monica. Realtime also opened up a New York office, in addition to existing offices in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, London, Madrid, and Lisbon.

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Los Angeles Startup Events

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I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles. In that post, I mentioned how one of the signals is the big increase in number of startup events and the number of attendees at those events. Of course, given the size of this list and having kids, I really can't attend a lot of these.