Los Angeles Startup Events

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I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles. 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since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it. So, you may also want to go look at: Los Angeles Startup Events Here are some of the events and meetups that I've spoken at, attended or at least interest me.

Los Angeles Aims At Citywide, Free Wireless

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The RFP , dubbed CityLinkLA , asks providers to create a plan to complete build-out of a network within the next five years across Los Angeles. angeles city citylink free wireless government broadband

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Startup Surge in Los Angeles

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The crowd of more than 1,500 spilled out into hallways, and would-be investors were turned away from the doors, as a crush of entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, wanna-be entrepreneurs, and others looked to be part of the surge of startups emerging in Los Angeles. Certainly it feels like there's been a recent surge in Startup activity here in Los Angeles and as well nationally. Ben Kuo just posted on SoCalTech: Are the good times for startups back?

Report: Los Angeles Ranks Sixth In Active Startup Ecosystems

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A new report this week from the Startup Genome Project has ranked Los Angeles as number six in a list of the world's most active startup ecosystems. Los Angeles beat other startup hubs such as Seattle, Boston, and Mumbai in the rankings. startup genome ranking ecosystem angeles

Warner Launches Startup Accelerator In Los Angeles

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its Media Camp accelerator program wil lbe launching in Los Angeles, to help early stage companies create "disruptive innovations" in entertainment. has realized that much of the activity in startups related to content is centered closer to Hollywood and Southern California's entertainment industry.

Los Angeles Ranks Among Top AngelList Cities

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The Los Angeles area ranks among the top markets for activity on the angel investment service AngelList , according to new statistics released by the service Monday. According to AngelList, Los Angeles was third in the list of top five locations with activity on the service. That list included Silicon Valley, New York, Los Angeles, London, and Chicago. AngelList helps broker individual angel investments in startups.

Pop culture stimulates the evolution of the LA tech scene

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Los Angeles didn’t have much in terms of a real tech scene — and even San Francisco only had a few VCs or tech companies. That great migration of companies and activity touches upon what is now… Read More.

Los Angeles Web Developer

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He was struggling to find high quality developers in Los Angeles. Just the kind of person I like to meet. :) But I was a bit surprised when he emphasized how hard it had been for them to find a web developer in Los Angeles. My flippant comment was, “If you do a Google search for Los Angeles web developer, you’ll find a LOT of people and firms.” There certainly are a lot of Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California that you can use.

Social Media Week Lands in Los Angeles Sept. 24-28

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Created by founder Toby Daniels , Social Media Week Los Angeles will focus this series of discussions around the theme of “Empowering Change Through Collaboration.” Monday: Los Angeles – The Social City. Why Los Angeles Is The Next Silicon Valley.

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of By mario on May 2, 2012 in Features , grid. And you know, one of the communities that has some super remarkable entrepreneurs that doesn’t get enough credit is Los Angeles. Los Angeles. Los Angeles.

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? ladot metro major government economic economy accelerator startup technology angeles corridor edge

Karlin Ventures Takes Aim At Los Angeles Startup Investments

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Los Angeles has a new, well funded, investment firm in town, with big plans for local investments: Karlin Ventures. Zhou recently moved to Los Angeles, after a stint at Innovations Endeavors, the venture fund of Eric Schmidt. Zhou said the venture capital firm is working closely with a number of technology accelerators and incubators in town, in addition to sourcing its own deals; the firm also is very active in syndicating deals with other local investors.

Instacart Expands In Los Angeles

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On-demand grocery delivery service Instacart has expanded in Los Angeles, saying recently that it is now covering downtown Los Angeles and Culver City, and will deliver groceries from Ralphs and Costco. The company--which launched earlier in April in Los Angeles--offers up personal shopping services driven by crowdsourcing. The company has been active in Los Angeles since April 3rd.

Startup Foundation | Prepare For A Boost In The Los Angeles Startup Ecosystem

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They currently have eight pilot cities which include: Los Angeles; Boston; Des Moines; Detroit; Las Vegas; New York City; Seattle; and Sao Paulo, Brazil. So who is the man leading the charge for your local Los Angeles Startup Foundation.

Indeed Prime On Why Los Angeles Is A Hot Technology Jobs Market

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Most of the insiders and hiring executives in Los Angeles know how hard it is to find technical talent in Los Angeles�but not all realize it's not because of lack of talent, but because of very high demand. Last week, job search service Indeed launched a new service in Los Angeles, called Indeed Prime , hoping to jump into the market for finding talent here to address that issue. Why did you pick Los Angeles for the new job service?

Tutors App: Flexible Tutoring Whenever You Need It

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“We’re currently focused on high school students and parents in the Los Angeles area, but we plan to expand throughout California in the near future.” We talk a lot about college entrepreneurs here at Tech.Co, but what about the younger generations?

Infographic: Social Media Spurring E-Commerce Activity

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A new study of social media activity and e-commerce, compiled from Los Angeles social tools developer Social Annex , shows that social media is--not surprisingly--playing a far bigger role in online shopping this year.

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2011 comes to Los Angeles and its finally here. Tim Street – Topping Mashable’s list of Social Media VIPs in Los Angeles Tim Street is a Writer, Producer, Director, Editor, New Media Consultant and Web Video Branded Entertainment Pioneer. Red Bull gives wings to people who want to be mentally and physically active and have a zest for life. Starting November 3-5 (This week) BlogWorld kicks it off as will TechZulu.

Moviepilot Gets $7M, Sets Up Shop In Los Angeles

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As part of the funding, Moviepilot is setting up an office in Los Angeles, and has moved its CEO, Tobi Bauckhage, to LA. The company said it now has over 50 people split between its Berlin and London offices, and is actively hiring in Los Angeles. Moviepilot.com , which runs a movie recommendation and discovery website aimed at covering movies before their release, said today that it has raised $7M in a Series B funding, to expand the German firm into the U.S.

Acting and Modeling Startup Castar Is Thriving in LA

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Los Angeles is the destiny of people wanting to succeed in the field of acting. Being able to analyze the industry from the perspective of ‘active participant’ was vital, and we decided early on that once we had an extremely solid product, the next logical step would be to move Castar’s headquarters to Los Angeles.” People flock from around the world just to have a chance at a glimmer of fame.

Tech Titans Peter Thiel, Matt Jacobson, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Mich Mathews, Elon Musk Buy Homes in Los Angeles

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SIGNIFICANCE PASSING-MENTION. --> Tech Titans Hit the Beach As Silicon Valley moguls go on a home-buying spree in Los Angeles, theyre reshaping the real-estate landscape. Aerial view of the home of Elon Musk, currently lived in by his ex-wife, 11050 Bel Air Place, Los Angeles.

Mark Suster On Falling Valuations And LA’s Tech Scene

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One of the most active investors in Los Angeles, Suster spoke of how local startups are able to draw upon the city’s creative talent to bring content, commerce and communication platforms to the next level.

LifeCrowd Launches Activity Discovery Service

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Los Angeles-based LifeCrowd launched Wednesday, saying that it is looking to help users connect with others on fun activities led by experts. LifeCrowd, which currently is offering its services only in Los Angeles, currently is offering things like sushi making classes, kayaking tours, kiteboarding, and blackjack (led by the firm's own CEO). lifecrowd activity discovery classes learning expert startup demoLooking for something fun to do around town?

Microsoft Announces New Tablet In Los Angeles | The Surface

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There has been talk for the past week about Microsoft making a “Major” announcement here in Los Angeles. It has edges angled at 22 degrees, a natural position for the PC at rest or in active use.

Lets Save The Water…With A Hackathon! | rhubarb studios Water Hack

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Hackers will work non-stop for 48 hours on the weekend-long event (August 21-August 23) in Downtown Los Angeles. We all need to actively respond to the drought—from the individual Angeleno to the largest organizations, we must all work to #SaveTheDrop,” said Mayor Garcetti.

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Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2011 comes to Los Angeles and its finally here. Tim Street – Topping Mashable’s list of Social Media VIPs in Los Angeles Tim Street is a Writer, Producer, Director, Editor, New Media Consultant and Web Video Branded Entertainment Pioneer. Red Bull gives wings to people who want to be mentally and physically active and have a zest for life. Starting November 3-5 (This week) BlogWorld kicks it off as will TechZulu.

Startup Weekend Los Angeles | Stop Dreaming, Start Doing!

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Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. The post Startup Weekend Los Angeles | Stop Dreaming, Start Doing!

USC Adds New Accelerator “Viterbi Startup Garage” to Silicon Beach

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USC has just thrown their hat into the ring of the flurry of startup activity happening in SoCal with the introduction of a new accelerator, the Viterbi Startup Garage. It is getting hot in here. So hot.

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Online Business Networking Los Angeles

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Great by Cliff Allen Business Networking Online who I had blogged about previously in Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles. Then, face-to-face meetings and activities become much more valuable. I see Visible Networking as a series of conversations around blog posts, and encouraging a group of people to actively participate. obnla … Online Business Networking Los Angeles) and then bring together posts that include that hashtag.

Interactive Architecture: Adaptive World Release Party & Book Signing [ LOS ANGELES ]

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About the Book: Recent technological developments in biology, computation, cybernetics, engineering, industrial design, materials, and robotics allow architecture to evolve beyond static functionality and become an active participant—with the capacity to perceive, react to, and connect—with humans and the natural world.

Lyft: $130M Generated For Los Angeles Economy In 2016

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Ridesharing service Lyft said this morning that it has calculated that it has created $130M to the Los Angeles economy, as a result of its ride service. According to Lyft, a study conducted by the company by Land Econ Group finds that there was an increase in economic activity in Los Angeles due to its service, as a result of its rides.

Startup Weekend Los Angeles

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Sunday, November 18, 2012 -- Startup Weekend Los Angeles. Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur? The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the success?

Startup Weekend Los Angeles

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Saturday, November 17, 2012 -- Startup Weekend Los Angeles. Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur? The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the success?