The top 10 cities for $100M VC rounds in 2018 so far

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companies’ largest VC raised in 2018 , and no surprise here: the 10 largest rounds all topped out well north of $100 million. 2018 in perspective. 2018 is already a record year for venture funding worldwide. Jason Rowley. Contributor.

How to get to the polls for free at the 2018 midterm elections

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for the 2018 midterm elections. — Skip (@SkipScooters) October 31, 2018. Transportation 2018 midterm elections citi Columbus Ford lime Los Angeles Minnesota motivate Portland Uber Washington D.C.

Reflections on 2018: Kelly Perdew, Moonshots Capital

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Editor's note: As we head into the new year, we've been featuring reflections on 2018 from notable investors, entrepreneurs, and others from Southern California's technology community. What was the biggest news for your firm in 2018? Are there any technology innovations, gadgets, devices, software, that you found most interesting in 2018? kelly perdew moonshots capital venture investment military reflections2018 reflections 2018

Cybersecure LA 2018

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THE COLLECTIVE CONFERENCE 2018

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Reflections on 2018: Jim Andelman, Bonfire Ventures

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Editor's note: All this week, and into the start of next year, we'll be featuring reflections on 2018 from notable investors, entrepreneurs, and others from Southern California's technology community. What was the biggest news for your firm in 2018? We had great news in 2018 from the companies weve invested in and supportive over the years. Are there any technology innovations, gadgets, devices, software, that you found most interesting in 2018?

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Four reasons why you should attend TC Sessions AR/VR 2018

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On October 18 — just one week away — some of the most brilliant and innovative minds in reality creation will gather at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles to attend TC Sessions AR/VR 2018. Here are four reasons why you should buy a ticket and attend TC Sessions AR/VR 2018. TC Sessions AR/VR 2018 takes place on October 18 at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles.

Silicon Dragon LA 2018

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Reflections on 2018: Richard Wolpert, The Soul Of A Deal

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Editor's note: As we head into the new year, we've been featuring reflections on 2018 from notable investors, entrepreneurs, and others from Southern California's technology community. What was the biggest news for your company in 2018? Are there any technology innovations, gadgets, devices, software, that you found most interesting in 2018? richard wolpert soul deal book entrepreneur startup dealmaking reflections2018 reflections 2018

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Urban Tech Connect 2018

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Recurring Revenue Conference 2018

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Space Apps Challenge 2018

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Sunday, October 21, 2018 -- Space Apps Challenge 2018 Kickoff. Welcome to NASA Space Apps Hackathon 2018 Pasadena, a three day event with presentations by industry professionals and 48 hours of hacking! Hello makers, designers and enthusiasts! Everyone is welcome to join and a background in coding or computers is not necessary. We will open the event on Friday with speakers from JPL, The Planetary Soceity, and Space Decentral.

Space Apps Challenge 2018

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Saturday, October 20, 2018 -- Space Apps Challenge 2018 Kickoff. Welcome to NASA Space Apps Hackathon 2018 Pasadena, a three day event with presentations by industry professionals and 48 hours of hacking! Hello makers, designers and enthusiasts! Everyone is welcome to join and a background in coding or computers is not necessary. We will open the event on Friday with speakers from JPL, The Planetary Soceity, and Space Decentral.

Reflections on 2018: Clinton Foy, CrossCut Ventures

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Editor's note: All this week, and into the start of next year, we'll be featuring reflections on 2018 from notable investors, entrepreneurs, and others from Southern California's technology community. What was the biggest news for your company in 2018? Crosscut Ventures celebrated our 10th year anniversary in 2018 and that came with a lot of change. Are there any technology innovations, gadgets, devices, software, that you found most interesting in 2018?

Selling your business? Find the emotional buyer

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This is one of my favorite insights, since I lived this one in a positive exit from my computer business. Types of business buyers expanded. Most people will tell you that there are two kinds of eventual buyers for your business: financial and strategic.

Reflections on 2018: Mike Panesis, Center for Entrepreneurship at CLU

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Editor's note: As we head into the new year, we've been featuring reflections on 2018 from notable investors, entrepreneurs, and others from Southern California's technology community. What was the biggest news for your company in 2018? Are there any technology innovations, gadgets, devices, software, that you found most interesting in 2018? 2018 was a year of coming to terms with the tech that I already have: Android phone, Amazon Echo & Kindle, Macbook, Google Home.

Reflections on 2018: Anna Barber, Techstars LA

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Editor's note: All this week, and into the start of next year, we'll be featuring reflections on 2018 from notable investors, entrepreneurs, and others from Southern California's technology community. What was the biggest news for your organization in 2018? Techstars has continued to expand its global footprint with 48 accelerator programs around the world and the first company from our portfolio (Sendgrid) to IPO in late 2017 and then be acquired by Twilio in 2018.

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Masterminds 2018 - Survive and Thrive

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Sunday, October 28, 2018 -- SURVIVE AND THRIVE TODAY 2018. Keynotes by Mitch Lowe, CEO of MoviePass; Bill Reichert, Garage Technology Ventures; Vernice Armour, first African American Fighter Pilot, and others. See [link].

Masterminds 2018 - Survive and Thrive

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Saturday, October 27, 2018 -- SURVIVE AND THRIVE TODAY 2018. Keynotes by Mitch Lowe, CEO of MoviePass; Bill Reichert, Garage Technology Ventures; Vernice Armour, first African American Fighter Pilot, and others. See [link].

Masterminds 2018 - Survive and Thrive

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Friday, October 26, 2018 -- SURVIVE AND THRIVE TODAY 2018. Keynotes by Mitch Lowe, CEO of MoviePass; Bill Reichert, Garage Technology Ventures; Vernice Armour, first African American Fighter Pilot, and others. See [link].

Reflections on 2018: Michael Jones, Science Inc.

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Editor's note: All this week, and into the start of next year, we'll be featuring reflections on 2018 from notable investors, entrepreneurs, and others from Southern California's technology community. What was the biggest news for your company in 2018? Are there any technology innovations, gadgets, devices, software, that you found most interesting in 2018?

Why not share your liquidity success with those who got you there?

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So, you are close to selling your company, and counting the profits a bit early. Well, that’s human nature. Here’s a thought for you to recall later when and if the event happens. Remember those who got you there.

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Space Apps Challenge 2018 Kickoff

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Friday, October 19, 2018 -- Space Apps Challenge 2018 Kickoff. Welcome to NASA Space Apps Hackathon 2018 Pasadena, a three day event with presentations by industry professionals and 48 hours of hacking! Hello makers, designers and enthusiasts! Everyone is welcome to join and a background in coding or computers is not necessary. We will open the event on Friday with speakers from JPL, The Planetary Soceity, and Space Decentral.

Display Week 2018

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Sunday, May 20, 2018 -- Display Week 2018. The 54th SID International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, or Display Week 2018, will take place May 20-25 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Display Week is the premier gathering of system integrators, designers, consumers, scientists, engineers and manufacturers in the field of electronic information displays. See [link] (more

Reflections on 2018: Rob Freelen, Silicon Valley Bank

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Editor's note: All this week, and into the start of next year, we'll be featuring reflections on 2018 from notable investors, entrepreneurs, and others from Southern California's technology community. In 2018, many of them sold their companies or raised massive equity rounds. What was the biggest news for your company in 2018? Are there any technology innovations, gadgets, devices, software that you found most interesting in 2018?

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2018 Hollywood Entertainment Technology Festival

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018 -- 2018 Hollywood Entertainment Technology Festival. The Hollywood Entertainment Technology Festival (HETF) is an exciting international event bridging the US and China, with expert speakers and panel discussions on trends in entertainment technology, cross-border opportunities, and investments.

Reflections on 2018: Jay Goss, Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health

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Editor's note: All this week, and into the start of next year, we'll be featuring reflections on 2018 from notable investors, entrepreneurs, and others from Southern California's technology community. What was the biggest news for your company in 2018? Are there any technology innovations, gadgets, devices, software, that you found most interesting in 2018?

Reflections on 2018: Marc Averitt, Okapi Venture Capital

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Editor's note: As we head into the new year, we've been featuring reflections on 2018 from notable investors, entrepreneurs, and others from Southern California's technology community. In 2018, I emphatically (re)learned that even in the face of overwhelming proof there will always be those that choose to create their own realities based on their subjective opinions rather than objective facts. What was the biggest news for your company in 2018?

USC Startup Career Fair Spring 2018

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QuickPitch 2018 San Diego Venture Group

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -- John G. Watson Quick Pitch. San Diego Venture Group. 10 startups go head-to-head for over $75K in prizes. See [link] (more

QuickPitch 2018 | San Diego Venture Group

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -- San Diego Venture Group QuickPitch Competition. 10 startups go head-to-head for over $75K in prizes. See [link] (more

GetGlobal 2018 - Thrive in Foreign Markets

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 -- GetGlobal 2018 - Thrive in Foreign Markets. GetGlobal is the largest summit in North America for international expansion, strategy, and key foreign market dynamics. It is curated exclusively for growth-minded companies seeking to outperform across regions, to see clearly and go boldly.

Connect Week 2018 By Innovate Pasadena

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Sunday, October 28, 2018 -- Innovate Pasadena's Connect Week 2018. Nnine full days of all things innovation! From AI to virtual reality demos to coding for both kids and adults, we have over 100 awesome events to choose from to help muster up your innovation savviness! See [link] (more

ASH 2018: A Guide to the Latest for Blood-Borne Cancers and More

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[ Note: Ben Fidler co-authored this report.] This weekend, San Diego will host the annual American Society of Hematology conference, the largest U.S.

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Connect Week 2018 By Innovate Pasadena

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Saturday, October 27, 2018 -- Innovate Pasadena's Connect Week 2018. Nnine full days of all things innovation! From AI to virtual reality demos to coding for both kids and adults, we have over 100 awesome events to choose from to help muster up your innovation savviness! See [link] (more