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! 2012 TechZulu Tech Crawl – Technically Awesome. A tour of some of the hottest Silicon Beach tech companies Santa Monica Edition. When: October 4, 2012 6-11pm.

Santa Monica Tech Community Grows, As Another Tech Law Firm Sets Up Shop

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Stubbs Alderton joins recent Santa Monica addition--and Silicon Valley law firm and rival--Cooley LLP in putting an office in the area, about a block away. beach silicon legal technology alderton stubbs monica santa

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ParkMe Formally Launches In LA, Santa Monica

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Parkme , the Santa Monica-based startup which provides smartphone users with real-time, parking information, said today that it has formally launched its services in btoh Santa Monica and Los Angeles. auto time real realtime parking angeles monica santa parkme

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

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ParkMe will also power Santa Monica’s intelligent parking which has over 13,436 parking spaces in 26 lots and 12 structures in addition to 5,967 single-space, on–street parking meters.

Santa Monica New Tech

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

Sixty-four Southern California Firms On Technology Fast 500

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Earlier this week, Deloitte released its latest list of the top 500 growing technology companies, in its 2012 Technology Fast 500. The full list follows: 13 EdgeCast Networks 21406% Santa Monica Alex Kazerani 15 Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Amazon's Big Santa Monica Announcement: New Kindles

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That great big press party being held at the Santa Monica airport this morning by Amazon.com ? amazon santa monica kindle ereader hardware electronics barker hanger paperwhiteYes, it's a new set of Kindle devices. Amazon said its new Kindle Paperwhite 3G will cost $179, and ships October 1st. Among new features of the device: a sharper display, front lighting, and better contrast. The Kindle Fire HD is a tablet, and will cost $299, and includes a larger, 8.9

Santa Monica Media Leaders Networking

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012 -- Santa Monica Media Leaders Networking Event. Mingle and chat about all things tech, marketing and advertisin. See [link] (more

Demand Media Raises 2012 Guidance On Registrar Growth

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing business run by Richard Rosenblatt, announced its first quarter 2012 results yesterday, and also raised its fiscal 2012 financial guidance. Demand Media said it now expects full year 2012 revenues to be between $361.0M

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SurfAir's Subscription Airline Flights Now Targeted By End of 2012

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Santa Monica-based Surf Air , the startup airline which is looking to remake air travel with its unlimited, subscription-based air flights between Los Angeles, Palo Alto, and a few other select locations, told its supporters today that it is now readjusting its timeline for launch, and anticipates flying by the end of 2012.

Amazon Sets Santa Monica For Big Announcement: Hollywood Link?

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amazon santa monica hollywood content kindle ereader hardware electronicsThe tech press is abuzz about an announcement from Amazon, set for September 6th, speculating that the company is either planning a new Kindle announcement or something related to Hollywood. Apparently, Amazon has booked Barker Hanger--which techies here might know from multiple events, including Twiistup--for its big announcement, which either is about a 10-inch Kindle, or some other effort.

TrueCar Launches New Website, Ad Campaign

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In a major launch, Santa Monica-based TrueCar , the online new and used car pricing website, said it has launched a redesigned website and new ad campaign. advertising campaign developed by Santa Monica's DW+H, to help position it as a national brand.

Santa Monica New Tech Meetup

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012 -- SM New Tech Meetup. 10 min presentation by Winston J. Perez on Concept Modeling for technology entrepreneurs. 5 amazing new tech companies will present. See [link] (more

Yahoo Employees Get Free Lunch, But Not In Santa Monica

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The move--which doesn't apply to Yahoo's employees in Santa Monica or elsewhere in Southern California--looks to be the first attempt to shift the culture at Yahoo, which has been battling a lengthy death spiral after a series of CEOs. yahoo santa monica employees free lunch marissa meyer

upStart.LA Merges With Cross Campus

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Los Angeles business accelerator program upStart.LA , one of numerous startup acceleration and incubation efforts to start in the last year in Southern California, is merging with a startup in Santa Monica, Cross Campus.

Co-Founders Wanted of Santa Monica

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Thursday, September 20, 2012 -- Co-Founders Wanted of Santa Monica - presented by CoFoundersLab. CoFoundersLab focuses on more effectively facilitating co-founder matchmaking and they're coming to Santa Monica! Looking for a co-founder? The CoFoundersLab matchmaking process works by combining two services: a free, online matching platform at CoFoundersLab.com and in-person Meetups. See [link] (more

How This Entrepreneur Raised $28,000 Using Airbnb to Fund Her Startup

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Sam is the managing director of Launchpad LA and we were about to pick our 2012 class of entrepreneurs. Now working safely inside the confine’s of Launchpad LA’s offices in Santa Monica and surrounded by the tech community, Tracy has been out interviewing technical co-founders.

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BlockBeacon Releases iPhone App For Local Deals

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Santa Monica-based BlockBeacon , a new, venture backed startup developing mobile applications to help connect users with local restaurants and bars, has released a new iPhone app aimed at helping locals discover interesting, socially active places nearby.

Business Power Networking Event in Santa Monica

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Monday, March 12, 2012 -- Business Power Networking Event in Santa Monica. Our networking events are down to earth educational and business networking opportunities. See [link] (more

Co-Founders Wanted of Santa Monica

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Thursday, September 20, 2012 -- Co-Founders Wanted of Santa Monica. The purpose of this in-person Meetup is to help you find a co-founder for your business or help you find a business to join as a co-founder. See [link] (more

Startup Weekend LA | Recap February 2012

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This past SWLA (February 24-26) was like non other and the 5th event to take place at Coloft here in Santa Monica. Wow — what a weekend. Startup Weekend LA has grown to become a very special event here in Los Angeles.

Interview with Sean Broihier, Fine Art America

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more--or you can go online and use Fine Art America (www.fineartamerica.com), a Santa Monica company which is doing. photographer and live here in Santa Monica, you can take an image of the Santa Monica Pier. If someone loves your image of the Santa.

How Enervee Is Making Shopping For Products Energy Smart, with Matthias Kurwig

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We spoke with CEO and founder Matthias Kurwig on the idea behind the startup, and how he's applying his experience as COO of Neo@Ogilvy to his new Santa Monica startup. How did you end up in Santa Monica?

LA Demo Day Crowd: The Good Times Are Back

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That seemed to be the mood running through the cloud at the more-than-sellout crowd at the Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica Thursday at the first LA Demo Day , organized by Docstoc's Jason Nazar. Are the good times for startups back?

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. I realized that it has been a little while since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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For me Silicon Beach doesn’t quite encapsulate the wonderful, dynamic, creative, large, thriving community that is the 13 million proud Angelinos any more than Silicon Alley captures the bustling 2012 community of New York City. Brad Feld visited Los Angeles this past week.

TZ Tech Crawl Venice | So Nice We Are Doing It Twice

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We had such a great response from July’s TZ Tech Crawl Silicon Beach Santa Monica edition, that we decided to get another one in before the summer was out and this time focus around the Venice area. 2012 TechZulu Tech Crawl – Technically Awesome.

Catching Up With Joanne Bradford, Demand Media

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media (www.demandmedia.com) has seen its share of ups and downs as one of the highest visibility technology and media companies to come out of Southern California's technology ecosystem in recent years.

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Startup Surge in Los Angeles

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That seemed to be the mood running through the cloud at the more-than-sellout crowd at the Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica Thursday at the first LA Demo Day. Ben Kuo just posted on SoCalTech: Are the good times for startups back? At the event, the enthusiasm for startups was palpable.

BetterWorks Shutting Down On May 31st

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In what is a huge blow to Silicon Beach, Santa Monica-based BetterWorks , the software-and-technology-meets-employee-perks startup run by Paige Craig, told its users today that it is sunsetting its site on May 31st. BetterWorks--and Paige Craig--have been one of the companies driving the growth in Santa Monica's Silicon Beach.

Playsino Releases First Two Network Titles

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Santa Monica-based Playsino , the developer of social casino games, said Friday that it has released the first two games under its Publishing Network effort.

Postcard on the Run Links With Hotel Group

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According to the Viceroy Hotel Group , which operates hotels and resorts in Abu Dhabi, Anguilla, Beverly Hills, Miami, New York, Palm Springs, Riviera Maya, Santa Monica, Snowmass, St.

LA Group Launches Effort To Promote Technology Corridor In Los Angeles

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What's the best way to encourage development of the technology industry in Los Angeles?