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Southern California Companies Raise $2.49 Billion In VC In Q2

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Southern California companies raised $2.49 The big numbers were directly impacted by several large fundings in Southern California--most notably, a giant, $1.27 Southern California represented almost half of the top fundraising rounds for Q2 nationally. billion round for Venice based Snapchat. READ MORE>>.

Announcing the 2014 socalTECH 50: Southern California's Ones To Watch

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This is our second year of creating our list of the top 50 people to watch in Southern California''s technology industry, and it was NOT an easy task.

Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies

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Southern California is often criticized for having too many startups which only revolve around brand, celebrity, ecommerce, and.

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

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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10 New York City startups we’re crazy about. Apple event rumor round-up: iPad Mini, iPad 3.5, Startups. Startups.

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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 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

Three SoCal Startups That Beat Snapchat To $100M In Revenues

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Venice-based Snapchat might be the darling of the technology startup scene, but there are at least three, privately held startups--and maybe, more--in Southern California who recently passed $100M in revenues, according to a look through recent announcements. READ MORE>>.

How to Work with Lawyers at a Startup

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This is stuff I tell people verbally at least twice / month so I’m glad to finally get it into written format. 1. the link is here.

Southern California Venture Investments Top $1.3 Billion In Q4

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The numbers in Southern California were significantly helped by two, mega-funding deals in Los Angeles, including $485.6M READ MORE>>.

Startup Development

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I’ve come to realize that I have lots of posts around startup software development scattered around in different posts. How to Work With a Contract Web Developer How To Bootstrap Your StartupThought it would be good to capture them in one spot and also include links to related posts from other sources.

Google Hiring Frenzy Skips SoCal, So Far

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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 three startups are among the many, technology-centric startups in Southern California who, for the most part, have been far less visible than sexier consumer Internet and media companies here.

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Four Founders of Hot Startups With Links To Southern California

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Here are four startup founders, who are among the hottest companies in the technology world, who got their start in Southern California.

Southern California Accelerator Report Card: Q1 2013

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startups raise capital, who otherwise might have found it more difficult. where we totalled up $33.85M in funding. Our analysis.

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. So, if you happen to read this and want to meet me, just reach out directly.

Southern California's Billion Dollar Startup Trio: SpaceX, Snapchat, Beats

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Think Silicon Valley has a lock on billion dollar startups? recent analysis by the Wall Street Journal uncovers a surprising number of Southern California startups in the billion dollar valuation -- led by Hawthorne-based SpaceX , with a $4.8 Along with SpaceX, Southern California includes Snapchat ($2.0

Three Southern California Firms Get EETimes Focus

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The magazine, in its list of startups worth watching , identified Efficient Power Conversion Corp. Efficient Power Conversion Corp. 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. Quarter to quarter, investments were up from Q1, when $585M was invested in the region.

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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WSJ Top Startups List: SoCal Matches Silicon Valley On IPOs

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One of the most interesting things about the Wall Street Journal's list of top startups in the U.S.? READ MORE>>.

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

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which programs are--and aren't--worth looking at has become very difficult, if not impossible, for startup entrepreneurs. Start Engine.

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Event Honors Sky Dayton, Identifies SoCal's Tech and Innovation Leaders

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southern california startups entrepreneurs csqmag event awardWho are the top technology and innovations leaders? READ MORE>>.

Four SoCal Startups That Thrived Despite--or Because Of--Economic Downturns

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However, if history is any lesson, downturns actually have created some of Southern California's most successful technology companies, whether through forcing those companies to swizzle their business models, by removing competition from the market, or even spurring customers to more readily adopt their products to save money.

Southern California's Top 10 Most Popular Tech Stories Of The Year

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What was Southern California's technology community most interested in 2012? generation of startups. As part of our. Similar.

Five Startups Revolutionizing Music, In Southern California

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Combine that with the growing startup community here, and you end up with at. Are we missing your favorite local, music-focused startup?

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

Two Southern California Technology Researchers Get White House Honors

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She was also a co-founder at Gevo , the biofuels startup which spun out of Caltech, which had its IPO in 2011. READ MORE>>.

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. The amount is up from $528.0M raised in Q4 of 2010, and up from the $652M invested in the region last quarter.

SoCal Investors Score With Klout Acquisition

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A number of Southern California angel investors, and one of its venture firms, have scored an exit over at social media influence measurement startup Klout , as the San Francsco company said Thursday that it is being acquired by Lithium Technologies. The deal is reportedly worth $200M. READ MORE>>.

Entrepreneur's Brilliant Companies List Pinpoint SoCal Startups

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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.

Color's SoCal Connection: Peter Pham

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The firm's SoCal connection? Photo: Pham at a Technology Council of Southern California event in Irvine). READ MORE>>.

Venture Capital Totals $603.2M In Southern California In Q3

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Venture capital investments in Southern California for Q3 of 2011 are up from last year, but down from last quarter, according to the latest numbers from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association based on data provided by Thomson Reuters. 2011 california southern capital venturedeals.

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

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In an attempt to help people navigate the landscape of accelerators and incubators, we've come up with a (hopefully) comprehensive list of Southern.

Blackstone Expands Student Entrepreneurship Program To SoCal

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

Maverick Angels Names New SoCal President

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Barber had served as Southern California Chapter President from February 2010 through July 2011. READ MORE>>.

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socalTECH: Nominate The 100 Up-And-Comers In Southern California's Tech Industry

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Who are the top 100 up-and-coming individuals in Southern California''s technology industry? If you''d like to nominate an individual (not company) for this award, we''ve just started collecting your nominations online. socaltech socaltech100 awards entrepreneurs startups Interested in sponsoring the awards?

Southern California Tech Central

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I am excited to be participating in and announcing the of: Southern California Tech Central This is a community of people in Southern California who have come together to help find and organize the best content from blogs, news sources and other web sites all around technology in So Cal.