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Silicon Beach Report Nov. 22: Divergent 3D Announces $65 Million Round for 3-D Printed Car Frames

L.A. Business Journal

Divergent 3D announces $65 million round for 3-D printed car frames; Elon Musk claims Boring Co. generated $300,000 by selling hats; and an L.A. councilman wants cybersecurity programs for small businesses

Silicon Beach Networking Mixer At Wurstkuche in Venice

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017 -- Silicon Beach Networking Mixer At Wurstkuche in Venice. Join the fastest growing startup and tech community in Los Angeles! Meet new people and participate in lively discussions with outstanding names in the Silicon Beach community. Register immediately for an early bird ticket. See [link] (more

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5 Intrapreneur Startup Lessons From The Co-Father Of The Xbox

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A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. I was great fun to interview Robbie Bach, Co-Father of the Xbox, as part of UC Santa […]. The post 5 Intrapreneur Startup Lessons From The Co-Father Of The Xbox appeared first on John Greathouse

Augmented Reality Company Daqri Begins Shipping Smart Glasses

L.A. Business Journal

Augmented reality company Daqri of downtown Los Angeles has begun shipping its $5,000 Smart Glasses

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Startup Spotlight: Electric Folding Bike, DIY Science Kits and a Smart Trashcan

Tech.Co

If you are starting to get a jump on your holiday list, we have some startups that have built some gadgets that could find its way into your life. Each week, TechCo features tech startups that can help streamline your daily life.

Silicon Beach Report Nov. 10: NASA Study Says SpaceX Saves Agency Money

L.A. Business Journal

Study says SpaceX saves NASA money; ULA feels no schedule pressure to pick Blue Origin over Aerojet engine; Snapchat ad buyers say all hope is not yet lost

Niche marketing works. Here’s how.

Berkonomics

Close. How many of us throw away marketing dollars because our paid efforts reach an audience that is much larger than the target or niche audience we need to reach?

Tech Scenes: Harrison Tang of Spokeo, The Great Opportunity in Pasadena

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Welcome to Tech Scenes where we explore what makes tech founders and the cities they live in thrive.

Stratim CEO Sees Future with Costly Driverless Cars, but Low Ride Fares

Xconomy

Like many tech entrepreneurs, Sean Behr had a young business that was popular with consumers, but was also losing money. So in February of 2016, he decided to refocus his San Francisco startup on the small, but unexpectedly profitable aspect of his service that could operate in the black.

Sniffing Out New Business

L.A. Business Journal

SeekOps Inc., a Pasadena startup, manufactures a methane sensor that it attaches to a quad-copter drone and flies over oil and gas fields looking for leaks

Sign short term leases early on. Move as you grow.

Berkonomics

Close. Avoid long-term commitments. It is statistically true that at least half of the young companies funded by angel or venture investors will not survive three years from funding to demise, and more than that percentage will die with two years if not well financed.

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Tech Scenes: Episode 2: Spokeo, Pavemint, The Black Tux, Vator, and More!

socalTECH

Welcome to Tech Scenes where we explore what makes tech founders and the cities they live in thrive.

Bose Develops Prototype “Sleepbuds” After Buying San Diego Startup

Xconomy

Bose , the privately held maker of headphones, loudspeakers, and other electronics for audiophiles, has acquired Hush, a San Diego startup founded by three undergraduate engineering students to develop “smart” noise-masking earbuds designed to help users sleep.

Los Angeles Auto Show

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Monday, November 27, 2017 --.

Silicon Beach Report Nov. 7: Snap Earnings Report: Company Misses Revenue Target, Adds Just 4.5 Million New Users

L.A. Business Journal

Snap’s quarterly earnings report disappoints, pop star and entrepreneur will.i.am’s s I.am+ raises $117 million and digital advertiser H Code Media partners with online health care portal Webconsultas

Are you uncomfortable with home-based workers?

Berkonomics

Do home-based employees work with the same dedication and productivity as those in office cubicles next to each other? That depends upon the management as much as the employee. I have a friend who is a.

How To Sell A Used 1996 Honda Accord, LA Style

socalTECH

In an example of why technology companies serious about content continue to flock to Los Angeles, an epic Youtube video selling a used 1996 Honda Accord --complete with overhead drone video across the Southern California coast--posted last Thursday--has gone viral.

Intel Deepens Move into Sports Tech with SportStream Investment

Xconomy

ScoreStream, a five-year-old startup that created a social media platform for crowd-sourcing local sports scores, has raised $3.7 million in a Series A round that includes Intel Capital as an investor. According to a recent ScoreStream statement , San Diego’s Avalon Ventures, a longtime ScoreStream investor, led the round, and was joined by Sinclair Broadcasting, Verizon Ventures, and R/GA Ventures, the investment arm of the advertising agency R/GA.

LAVA Digital Media: AI + Media and Entertainment

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, November 16, 2017 --.

Are you ready to take on an office lease?

Berkonomics

Rent your first office with caution. . Several years ago, I became involved with a Southeast Asian company looking to expand into the United States.

BlackLine Donates Seven Semi-Trucks Full Of Clothing To Homeless

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based accounting software developer BlackLine has donated seven, semi-trucks full of clothing to help provide clothing to the homeless in Los Angeles, the company said today, as part of its philanthropic initiatives. BlackLine said it is working with Shelter Partnership , a loca lorganization which is working to solve the issues behind homelessness, on the effort. The donations, plus employee volunteer hours, were part of BlackLine's annual "Giving Back Day" held last Saturday.

Microsoft’s Strategy for Finding What’s Next in Healthcare A.I.

Xconomy

Microsoft is applying the same model it used to launch its quantum computing and chatbot efforts to innovation in healthcare, signaling the company’s ambition and optimism about the transformative potential of artificial intelligence technologies in this enormous endeavor. Peter Lee is the Microsoft Research executive in charge of the NExT initiative—an effort quietly begun in 2014 by CEO Satya Nadella and Harry Shum, head of the company’s A.I.

Solving Problems or Producing Outcomes?

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017 --.

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Silicon Beach Report Nov. 9: Snapchat Redesign Scheduled for Dec. 4 Release

L.A. Business Journal

Snapchat redesign scheduled for release on Dec. 4, Disney to price streaming service 'substantially below’ Netflix, and Activision’s ‘Call of Duty’ rakes in $500 million

New Biotech Viscient Partners with Organovo on Fatty Liver Disease

Xconomy

It struck me as a little perplexing in April when Organovo (NASDAQ: ONVO ) announced that CEO Keith Murphy was departing to pursue “entrepreneurial opportunities.”

Biotech Roundup: Opioid News, ASH Preview, Boston Bio IPOs & More

Xconomy

The rising death toll from opioids has prompted policymakers to try various ways to take on the problem. President Trump’s opioid commission released its final report this week, calling for expansion of drug courts, better physician training, and penalties for insurers that don’t cover treatment. But the commission did not say how much its recommendations would cost , nor did it offer a way to pay for them. The absence of those details highlight the difficulties in addressing the crisis.

Aquam Raises $26M to Expand Tech, Services for Aging Infrastructure

Xconomy

Aquam, a San Diego company with technology for cleaning out and re-lining aging utility pipelines, has raised $26 million in a growth capital round led by NewWorld Capital Group , a New York private equity firm that makes investments in sustainable energy and natural-resources related deals.

Bio Roundup: Barron Joins GSK, Sage Bounces Back, Valeant Dumps Addyi

Xconomy

Call it a week of second chances. Multiple biotechs breathed new life into drugs sorely in need of it. Sage Therapeutics proved a drug that had failed a trial a rare form of epilepsy could be the first ever approved therapy for postpartum depression.