Twiistup

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 -- Twiistup. More than just a conference, Twiistup is LA's biggest technology event. Twiistup combines a showcase for innovation, a platform for thought leaders and an audience of entrepreneurs, media and investors all wrapped in a unique, stylized environment that rivals a Hollywood production.

Twiistup

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 -- Twiistup. More than just a conference, Twiistup is LA's biggest technology event. Twiistup combines a showcase for innovation, a platform for thought leaders and an audience of entrepreneurs, media and investors all wrapped in a unique, stylized environment that rivals a Hollywood production.

LA Startups Gather At Twiistup

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Los Angeles area startups and would-be entrepreneurs were gathered Thursday as a part of the annual Twiistup technology conference, being held at the Skirball Center. twiistup twiistup8 venture capital startup pitch conference funding fundraising technology high tech silicon valley

Cheezburger Deal Spawned Out Of LA's TwiistUp

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and FAIL Blog web sites, apparently was spawned out of an introduction at last year's Twiistup technology conference, according to investor the Foundry Group. Foundry Managing Director Brad Feld and Huh were both on a panel at Twiistup together.

Badgeville Did Not Earn a Badge Checking in at Twiistup 8

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At Twiistup 8 last week ten startups gave their pitches to a panel including a VC, Angel Investor, Advisor and industry expert. Events Social Media Social News Startup Video adena Demonte badge Badgeville Facebook Foursquare funding rewards tech crunch disrupt Twiistup TwitterNo startup recieved harsher criticism than Badgeville. Visit TechZulu for full story.

Jason Nazar On Startups, Execution, and Hiring

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Nazar--who moderated a panel on the venture capital industry in Los Angeles at Twiistup 8 yesterday, and who is considered by many to be one of the key "super connectors" in the LA technology community--took a few minutes with us to give his advice to startup entrepreneurs.

Los Angeles Startup Weekend August 2011 | The Complete Breakdown

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Some attendees came in a bit later on Sunday as they coded and designed throughout the previous night however everyone was “in the Loft” by mid-morning, along with other guests such as Paige Craig and Francisco Dao ( 50 Kings , Twiistup, and Writer at Fast Company). What a weekend!

Social, Non-Anonymous, Public Feedback | Farhad Mohit

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Advertising & PR Entrepreneurship Events Mobile News Retail & Consumers Startup Video applications BizRate Gripe ShopZilla Twiistup Twiistup 8Farhad Mohit speaks on the implications of becoming non-anonymous. People for years have been giving feedback or even complaining about issues but for the most part never get resolved, because 9 times out of 10 they are submitted anonymously. Visit TechZulu for full story.

Foodme.com | I am Hungry and Want a Deal NOW!

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John Delacruz and his startup Foodme.com presented a Twiistup 8 and was almost as impressive as the mini cupcakes at their booth. Events Mobile Retail & Consumers Social Media Startup Video applications coupons Deals foodme.com groupon idealab john delacruz TwiistupThe startup fills a need in the market by connecting restaurants to patrons in real time. Visit TechZulu for full story.

Can The Next Big Tech Company Be Built In LA?

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During Twiistup 8 a panel moderated by Jason Nazar (DocStoc) and joined by panelist David Travers (Rustic Canyon), Brian Norgard (Namesake), Fouad ElNaggar (Redpoint) and Demian Sellfors (Media Temple), spoke about if the next big tech company could be built in Los Angeles? Business Culture Entrepreneurship Events Startup Video Brian Norgard David Travers Demian Sellfors DocStoc Fouad ElNaggar Jason Nazar Media Temple Namesake Redpoint Ventures Rustic Canyon Partners Twiistup Twiistup 8

David Cohen | Lessons Learned From Doing More Faster

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David opened up Twiistup 8 with a great talk on building an entrepreneurial community, and how you could start your own in whatever city you may be located. Business Culture Entrepreneurship Events Funding Startup Video David Cohen Launchpad LA Startups TechStars TechStars Network Twiistup Twiistup 8David Cohen is the founder and CEO of TechStars, a mentorship-driven seed stage investment program for Internet startups.

SonicAngel | Music Industry Reinvented

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At Twiistup 8 Bart Becks (prior CEO os Belgacom Skynet) took the stage to present SonicAngel, a startup that is challenging the current music industry business model. Arts & Entertainment Events New Media Startup Twiistup Video a&r bart becks crowd sourcing fanshare lords of acid music industry nokia theater Praga Khan prefunded sonicangel

Nevolution: Windows App Store Startup Closes $450K Angel Fundraising Round

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TZ Startup Hot Seat | Brian Mullins & Team Daqri

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Entrepreneurship Events New Media Retail & Consumers Startup Twiistup Video applications a&r Augmented reality Brian Mullins Daqri Elon Musk Mark Zuckerberg Spotlight LA Tech Steve JobsThis weeks TZ Startup Hot Seat features the team at Daqri. Brian Mullins and team agreed to answer our questions and tell us why Daqri will change the Augmented Reality space. Visit TechZulu for full story.

Addroid | Cost Effective Video Banner Ads

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Matt Cooper (CEO of Neoganda) took the stage at Twiistup 8 in the most unforgettable presentation of the day. Advertising & PR Events New Media Startup Twiistup Video Addroid ads b2b banner ads Flash matt cooper neoganda Twiistup8 YouTubeThe presentation brought down the house and ended in a standing ovation because of Coop’s hilarity and entertaining way of presenting Addroid his new startup. Visit TechZulu for full story.

Raise a glass with TechZulu & New Media Vault at Drai’s Hollywood

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Events News anniversary BlogWorld CES dealmaker Dealmaker Media DEMO Digital LA drais Hollywood Mindshare new media vault party south by southwest interactive Spotlight SXSW TechCrunch TechCrunch Disrupt techcrunch50 TechZulu TechZulu Live Twiistup w hotelThat's right. We all work hard, now it's time to play hard. TechZulu is turning three and we couldn't think of a better place to celebrate than the exclusive nightclub, Drai's Hollywood.

Interview with Mike Macadaan, Urbandig

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One of Urbandig's co-founders, Mike Macadaan -- the former VP of User Experience at MySpace, and creator of the technology conference Twiistup--sat down to talk to us about the company.

Nevolution: I Am a PC App Store

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At Twiistup 8 Matthew Smith (CEO) and the Nevolution team debuted what they dubbed the “future of software distribution”. Visit TechZulu for full story. News Retail & Consumers Startup Video App Store evernote mac store matt smith Matt Thompson Microsoft Nevolution software distribution windows 8 XP

Insights: The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA

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I recently hosted a panel at the Twiistup Conference about LA tech companies. Jason Nazar is CEO and founder of Santa Monica-based document sharing firm DocStoc , and recently put together his thoughts on the challenges, and opportunities, facing startups in Los Angeles.

The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA

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I recently hosted a panel at the Twiistup Conference about LA tech companies. Plus there are amazing LA tech events put on by DealMaker Media , DigitalLA , Twiistup , and many more.

Interview with Fouad ElNaggar, Redpoint Ventures

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Redpoint Ventures is one of the venture capital firms which has straddled both Northern California and Southern California, with offices in both locations.