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Reflections on 2017: Michael Terpin, Transform Group International

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What was the biggest personal lesson you learned from 2017? Are there any technology innovations, gadgets, devices, software, that particularly caught your eye in 2017? 2017 bitangels reflections bitcoin group transform terpin michaelDuring the holiday season, our tradition over the last few years has been to post reflections on the past year and some predictions from Southern California's "movers and shakers" in the technology industry.

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2017 TCVN Holiday Party

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nVerge 2017

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 -- nVerge 2017. nVerge 2017—the must-attend technology conference—is back for the 5th year and better than ever! Join 400+ industry professionals to learn about the latest trends and technology updates for Microsoft, Oracle + NetSuite, SAP and a wealth of other technology solutions. See [link] (more

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SIGGRAPH 2017

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Thursday, August 3, 2017 -- SIGGRAPH 2017. The annual SIGGRAPH conference is a five-day interdisciplinary educational experience in the latest computer graphics and interactive techniques, including a three-day commercial exhibition that attracts hundreds of companies from around the world. The conference also hosts the international SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival, showcasing works from the world's most innovative and accomplished digital film and video creators.

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SIGGRAPH 2017

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 -- SIGGRAPH 2017. The annual SIGGRAPH conference is a five-day interdisciplinary educational experience in the latest computer graphics and interactive techniques, including a three-day commercial exhibition that attracts hundreds of companies from around the world. The conference also hosts the international SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival, showcasing works from the world's most innovative and accomplished digital film and video creators.

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SIGGRAPH 2017

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017 -- SIGGRAPH 2017. The annual SIGGRAPH conference is a five-day interdisciplinary educational experience in the latest computer graphics and interactive techniques, including a three-day commercial exhibition that attracts hundreds of companies from around the world. The conference also hosts the international SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival, showcasing works from the world's most innovative and accomplished digital film and video creators.

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SIGGRAPH 2017

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Sunday, July 30, 2017 -- SIGGRAPH 2017. The annual SIGGRAPH conference is a five-day interdisciplinary educational experience in the latest computer graphics and interactive techniques, including a three-day commercial exhibition that attracts hundreds of companies from around the world. The conference also hosts the international SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival, showcasing works from the world's most innovative and accomplished digital film and video creators.

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Reflections On 2017: Anna Barber, Techstars LA

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Techstars has grown tremendously around the world in 2017, establishing a new venture in India and launching vertical accelerators focused on things like smart cities (in Dubai), energy (in Norway), defense (in Boston) and insurtech (North Carolina). What was the biggest personal lesson you learned from 2017? I hope that for the tech community 2017 will be marked as a turning point for diversity.

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Sales Summit West 2017

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 -- Sales Summit West 2017. See [link] (more

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Upfront Summit 2017

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017 -- Upfront Summit 2017. Invite only. See [link] (more

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Techspo LA 2017

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 -- Techspo LA 2017. TECHSPO LA 2017 is a 2-day technology expo which takes place June 14 – 15, 2017 at the luxurious Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Santa Monica, California in the heart of Silicon Beach. TECHSPO LA 2017 promises to be better than ever and we’re excited to see all the amazing tech companies and talent that will join us. Where Business, Tech and Innovation Collide in LA!

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Techspo LA 2017

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 -- Techspo LA 2017. TECHSPO LA 2017 is a 2-day technology expo which takes place June 14 – 15, 2017 at the luxurious Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Santa Monica, California in the heart of Silicon Beach. TECHSPO LA 2017 promises to be better than ever and we’re excited to see all the amazing tech companies and talent that will join us. Where Business, Tech and Innovation Collide in LA!

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Disney Accelerator Shows Off Startups At 2017 Demo Day

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The Disney Accelerator has rolled out the newest class of startup from its startup accelerator this week, showing off 11 new companies from the 2017 Disney Accelerator program on Wednesday in Burbank. disney accelerator 2017 demo burbank waltdisney startup startupsThe startup accelerator--run by The Walt Disney Company--said this year's startup included Ambidio (surround sound for personal devices); aXiomatic (esports and gaming); Brit + Co.

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Reflections On 2017: John Greathouse, Rincon Venture Partners

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What was the biggest personal lesson you learned from 2017? Are there any technology innovations, gadgets, devices, software, that particularly caught your eye in 2017? john greathouse rincon venture partners startup reflections 2017During the holiday season, our tradition over the last few years has been to post reflections on the past year and some predictions from Southern California's "movers and shakers" in the technology industry.

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2017 Women's Summit

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Friday, June 23, 2017 -- Women’s Summit and Awards. The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to announce the 2017 Women’s Summit and Awards. This event is designed to recognize and honor outstanding businesswomen who have made significant contributions. Join us to be inspired, to learn from and connect with local executives in Los Angeles. See [link].

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Cybersecure Los Angeles 2017

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Thursday, October 19, 2017 -- Cybersecure Los Angeles 2017. SecureTheVillage joins UCLA Extension for its first cybersecurity conference: CYBERSECURE LOS ANGELES 2017. You'll LEARN FROM leading information security professionals and law enforcement, including: information security providers, cyber-insurance, financial services, law, the LA County District Attorney’s Office, and more.

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Gartner Catalyst Conference 2017

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Monday, August 21, 2017 -- Gartner Catalyst Conference 2017. August 21 - 24, 2017 Built on forward-thinking Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) research, Gartner Catalyst Conference gives you hands-on, how-to advice and practical solutions across a broad range of technical topics.

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ZipRecruiter Hackathon 2017

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Saturday, May 6, 2017 -- ZipRecruiter Hackathon 2017. Can you help someone find their dream, future, or next job? Got a concept HR would love? Have an awesome idea you can’t wait to share? ZipRecruiter is hosting its first-ever Hackathon, and we want to see what great minds can build when they come together to compete for some amazing prizes. Calling all programmers, designers, project managers, and more.sign up t today! See [link] (more

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Gift Guide 2017: Star Wars Gadgets and Gear

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Gear & Gadgets bottle opener gift guide gift guide 2017 Holiday 2017 holiday gift guide 2017 star wars Star Wars gadgets stocking stuffers toysStar Wars. The franchise is one of the most famous of all time — the original 1977 film is up there with Gone With the Wind as the most beloved 20th century flick. Unlike Gone With the Wind , the futuristic Star Wars franchise lends itself incredibly well to branded tech gadgets. And also (sadly?)

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Reflections On 2017: Michael Jones, Science Inc.

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What was the biggest personal lesson you learned from 2017? Are there any technology innovations, gadgets, devices, software, that particularly caught your eye in 2017. During the holiday season, our tradition over the last few years has been to post reflections on the past year and some predictions from Southern California's "movers and shakers" in the technology industry. Today, we have a contribution from Michael Jones , the CEO of Science Inc. www.science-inc.com).

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Report: Venture Capital Dollars In 2017 On Way To Record

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Total venture capital investment dollars in 2017 are on their way to a decade high, according to a new report issued today, with $21.5 The 3Q 2017 PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor report said the latest quarter worths of investment brings 2017's total to $61.4 billion invested in the third quarter in more than 1,699 companies. billion across 5,948 deals to date.

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San Diego 2017 - INTERFACE Tour

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Thursday, June 8, 2017 -- INTERFACE San Diego 2017. It’s critical to stay current with the technology that runs your organization and secures your operational infrastructure. INTERFACE addresses these IT issues through informative, non-sales oriented, educational seminars customized to the specific needs of the local business community.

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State of Digital Money 2017

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Saturday, July 22, 2017 -- State of Digital Money 2017. State of Digital Money is the premier industry event gathering leaders, stakeholders, and innovators in fintech, blockchain, and digital currency. Come discuss trends, opportunities, and emerging technologies disrupting the global financial system and worldwide transactions.

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TiEcon Southwest 2017 | Unleashing Hyperspeed Innovations | TiE

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Saturday, October 28, 2017 -- TiEcon Southwest 2017. TiE Southern California’s signature annual entrepreneurship conference brings together entrepreneurs, corporate executives, venture capitalists and business professionals for the best combination of substantive conversation, education and peer networking. See [link] (more

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Women Founder's Network 2017 Fast Pitch

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Thursday, October 19, 2017 -- Women Founder's Network 2017 Fast Pitch Competition Deadline. Our flagship event is an Annual Fast Pitch Competition, which takes place on October 19, 2017. Women Founders Network (WFN) is a virtual accelerator that connects women building high-growth businesses with the tools and resources they need to achieve business success. See [link] (more

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DIGIMARCON WEST 2017 - Digital Marketing Conference

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 -- DIGIMARCON WEST 2017. "If If you want to be successful in digital marketing, you can’t miss DIGIMARCON WEST 2017! DIGIMARCON WEST 2017 Conference showcases the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry, providing attendees with emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, best practices, and insights from successful digital marketing campaigns.

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Softec Tech Brew SM - 2017

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Monday, June 19, 2017 -- "Save the Sale" Santa Maria Tech Brew. Mobile App, Dan Pankratz, One Way Board Shop. Orcutt Board Shop Pioneers Go Mobile! Presenter is Orcutt's One Way Board Shop co-owner and Righetti HS 1996 graduate Dan Pankrantz, a man of passion, who, with his brother Dave, has now developed a mobile app for specialty retailers who want to "save the sale" - whether product is on hand or not!

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Immersive Tech 2017: Demos and Drinks

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 -- Immersive Tech 2017: Demos and Drinks. Join us Tuesday, June 20th from 6-8:30 at UCI Applied Innovation for a Demos and Drinks event - Immersive Tech edition! At the beginning of the event we'll have 5 of our demos pitch their companies so you can learn more about how they are unique to the industry. Attendees arrive, grab a bite and a drink, and interact with the various companies showcasing their products and technology. See [link] (more

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N3XT CON 2017 - Entertainment, Technology, Startup

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Sunday, April 2, 2017 -- N3XT CON 2017 - Entertainment, Technology, Startup. Located in Southern California, N3XT CON 2017 will spotlight industries that embody the LA spirit - Entertainment, Technology, and Startups. Industry leaders from top companies such as Disney, LA Times, BuzzFeed, and NBC will share their experiences at the conference. Daniel Seah, CEO of Digital Domain, will give the keynote address discussing how technology drives the entertainment industry.

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Cybersecurity in 2017: Goal, Illusion, or Oxymoron?

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Here at the (relative) beginning of 2017, we can safely say that the previous year was among the most significant in history from a cybersecurity standpoint. Nation-state actions, in the form of the assumed Russian interference in the U.S. elections (especially the presidential race) and in the leaks of e-mails from the Clinton campaign, dominated cybersecurity news.

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Reflections On 2017: Peter Cowen, Sutton Capital Partners

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What was the biggest personal lesson you learned from 2017? Are there any technology innovations, gadgets, devices, software that particularly caught your eye in 2017? During the holiday season, our tradition over the last few years has been to post reflections on the past year and some predictions from Southern California's "movers and shakers" in the technology industry.

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Startup Game Changers Panel - Los Angeles 2017

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Friday, August 4, 2017 -- Startup Game Changers Panel - Los Angeles 2017. Startup fundraising can be an arduous journey. Wouldn’t it be easier if you had your own team of guides to help you along your way? Team startup to the rescue! Our team of VCs, financial consultants, bankers, and lawyers has collectively helped walk thousands of companies down the fundraising path — from identifying the best funding source to negotiating the best terms.

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Women Founder's Network 2017 Fast Pitch Competition Deadline

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Thursday, June 1, 2017 -- Women Founder's Network 2017 Fast Pitch Competition Deadline. Applications for the 2017 competition will be accepted May 1 - June 1. Women Founders Network (WFN) is a virtual accelerator that connects women building high-growth businesses with the tools and resources they need to achieve business success. See [link] (more

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The 2017 San Diego CIO Executive Leadership Summit

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Thursday, November 2, 2017 -- The 2017 San Diego CIO Executive Leadership Summit. This conference is designed exclusively for CIO/IT leader executives and will deliver world class thought leadership in a collaborative setting. Attendees will receive unique insights into best practices and hear success stories involving strategic leadership to drive innovation, transformation and business results. Industry luminaries will share technology trends and opportunities.

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The Winners of the 2017 Xconomy Awards Are…

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We are excited to announce the recipients of the first-ever Xconomy Awards.

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Reflections On 2017: Krisztina 'Z' Holly, MAKE IT IN LA

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What was the biggest personal lesson you learned from 2017? Are there any technology innovations, gadgets, devices, software, that particularly caught your eye in 2017? 2017 was the year SpaceX demonstrated their premise of reusability to bring down the cost of satellite launches and space travel, with multiple Falcon rockets and a reused capsule giving repeat performances.

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The Weekly Independent: November 20, 2017

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This is the November 20, 2017 edition News and notes for independent professionals and their clients.

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Security Evangelist Tony Anscombe on the Tech Backlash of 2017

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Or perhaps in the case of 2017, with its litany of data security breaches, social media manipulations, and allegations of sexual harassment, to just wring out the old. As the year drew to a close, Xconomy asked a variety of tech industry observers for their perspective on the incidents that emerged from the dark side of tech in 2017, and whether public opinion about the tech industry is changing. It’s time to ring out the old year.

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10 Ways To Keep The Road Ahead In 2017 A Happy One

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You’ve probably already made your resolutions for 2017, but if not, I suggest a renewed commitment to finding happiness and satisfaction in your chosen business lifestyle. Make your resolution today to keep the long road ahead in 2017 a satisfying one. 2017 business entrepreneur happiness resolutionsWelcome to another challenging new year ahead!

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Meet the 2017 Startups from the Disney Accelerator

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Meet the 11 startups for 2017: Ambidio. There’s no denying that BB-8 was the star of the most recent installment in the Star Wars universe, Rogue One. What you might not realize is that the adorable droid was the brain child of Sphero, a robotics and digital technology company and an alumni to the Disney Accelerator program. The BB-8 app-enabled Droid had such a global adoption among kids and adults that it was named the number one Star Wars toy of 2015.

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LACI Spring 2017 Cluster Meetings: Built Environment and Transportation

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -- LACI Spring 2017 Cluster Meetings: Built Environment and Transportation. Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator. You are invited to join us at our next quarterly series of Cluster Meetings on May 17th at the La Kretz Innovation Campus. This upcoming round of cluster meetings will include updates on programming in the respective clusters, industry briefings, and presentations from LACI portfolio companies. Additionally, we are mixing things up this Spring!

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Business Fundamentals Bootcamp | Downtown Los Angeles: May 19, 2017

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Friday, May 19, 2017 -- Business Fundamentals Bootcamp. We are excited to announce the Business Fundamentals Bootcamp - Downtown Los Angeles, presented by Supporting Strategies.The event will take place on May 19, 2017, at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA.

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US Sees Big Bump In IPOS In First Half Of 2017

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The United States saw a big bump in IPOs in the first half of 2017, according to a report from E&Y issued on Tuesday afternoon. According to the EY Global IPO Trends: Q2 2017 report, there has been "brisk" IPO activity globally, in what the report says is "one of its strongest starts in nearly a decade." The report tallied up 80 IPOs raising $22 billion in the first half of 2017, which was up 216 percent in terms of proceeds raised, and 82 percent in terms of number of deals.

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