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Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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Los Angeles By: Laura Rich February 26, 2010 It used to be, if you were serious about starting a tech company, you went to Silicon Valley.

Private Equity Firm Set To Sell Hulu Stake, Says Report


A report today from Bloomberg says that Providence Equity Partners , the private equity firm which owns part of Los Angeles-based Hulu , is selling its stake to the firm's other owners in a deal valuing the firm at about $2 billion. hulu private equity merger acquisition providence disney content streaming hollywoodComcast Corp.,

Fandango Claims Record Sales In May


Fandango is owned by Comcast, which acquired the movie site back in 2007. fandango movie ticket hollywood theater ticketing mobile growth

How Addroid Is Hoping To Solve The Ad Industry's Flash Problem, with Matt Cooper


One company which has been working on solving the Flash problem is Los Angeles-based Addroid ( Thanks! READ MORE>>.


RealD Names Operations VP


Los Angeles-based RealD , the developer of 3D movie projection technology, said today that it has named Leo Bannon as its Executive Vice President, Global Operations. and had previously been President and CEO of ColorLink, a firm which was acquired by RealD in 2007. Bannon was most recently at Arisawa Manufacturing Co.,

Google Unveils Self-Driving Car Effort


Search engine giant Google said over the weekend that the firm has been developing technology for self driving cars, driving automated cars across California, including Los Angeles and Santa Monica.

Report: ManiaTV Axes Staff


Los Angeles-based ManiaTV has reportedly laid off 15 of the firm's 33 employees, according to a report in The Deal, as the firm prepares to sell the company. The firm moved here in 2007 from Denver. Tags: employment merger layoff hollywood content acquisition entertainment maniatv

My Damn Channel Raises $4.4M


Los Angeles-based My Damn Channel , an online site which features professionally produced, humorous and other video content, announced a $4.4M

Sophoi Acquired By Oracle


Los Angeles-based Sophoi , a developer of media IP mananagement software, has been acquired by Oracle, Oracle said Monday. in 2007. Tags: sophoi oracle merger acquisition software content hollywood intellectual property Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Sophoi filed for bankruptcy on September 1st.

The Future of Television & The Digital Living Room

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The created a hegemony that delayed innovation until January 2007 when the iPhone was introduced. This is where the digital media puck is going.

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Interview with Peter Hoskins, ManiaTV


The convergence of the Internet and the entertainment business has made Los Angeles a hotbed of activity in the online entertainment industry, attracting companies from all over the country interested in connecting Hollywood with the Internet. Peter Hoskins: In 2007, we took a fantastic soundstage at Pico and Fairfax.

Liquid Notes | Using AI to Add Intelligence Back Into Music

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Tell us about your connection to Los Angeles. The Los Angeles music scene is very important for us because of connections.

Interview with Eric Golden, Equipois


We recently ran across Los Angeles-based Equipois (, which has created a device--almost out of science fiction--which takes heavy loads and essentially makes them weightless. Eric Golden: We did an angel round, our Series A worth $1.5, Tell us about your technology? Eric Golden: They do. There is.

Interview with Mark Suster, GRP Partners


GRP has just recently closed on a new $200M fund, and Mark has been one of the more active venture capitalists in the Los Angeles area in recent months. I think because we're a Hollywood town, people haven't taken it all that seriously. An A-round investment in the late 90's, or even in 2005/2006, or 2007, was a $5-8M check.

Docstoc's Jason Nazar Talks About DocStore


Jason is also behind the popular "Startups Uncensored" events in Los Angeles, so we also pinged him on how those events have been going.