Los Angeles investors and entrepreneurs launch PledgeLA, a diversity and inclusion program

TechCrunch LA

Over the past five years, Los Angeles has emerged as one of the top five destinations in the U.S. The local non-profit was instrumental in setting up the PledgeLA initiative, which grew out of discussions that the institute fostered among the Los Angeles venture community.

SpaceX to build its massive BFR in Los Angeles

TechCrunch LA

The mayor of Los Angeles confirmed earlier reports that SpaceX will build its largest rocket, the BFR, at the Port of Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Harbor Commission must now approve the facility.

Shopify opens its first brick-and-mortar space in Los Angeles

TechCrunch LA

Shopify , the provider of payment and logistics management software and services for retailers, has opened its first physical storefront in Los Angeles. TC Apple apple store business Chief Operating Officer e-commerce economy Los Angeles Marketing online shopping Shopify toronto vend

Snapchat will make Los Angeles a stronger tech hub

TechCrunch LA

Column Social TC Los Angeles Snapchat PayPal Mafia Evan SpiegelIf you were to write a history of Silicon Valley, you could do it by looking at a series of major diaspora.

Google Cloud will launch its Los Angeles region in July

TechCrunch LA

It’s no secret that Google has long planned to open a cloud region in Los Angeles. But as Google announced today , the new Los Angeles cloud region will go live in July, making it the company’s fifth region in the U.S.

Meet Lumi, the Los Angeles startup that just raised $9 million for a packaging business

TechCrunch LA

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Verizon names Los Angeles as the second of four cities to receive 5G rollout before 2019

TechCrunch LA

My boss’ boss’ boss was on CNBC this morning touting Verizon ‘s new 5G services and naming Los Angeles as the second city in America to be treated to a commercial rollout of the new networking technology. TC 5g Los Angeles Verizon

With the Los Angeles tech scene exploding, CrossCut Ventures raises $125 million to invest

TechCrunch LA

CrossCut Ventures, a Los Angeles-based seed investment firm has just closed its fourth (and largest) fund with $125 million in new cash. It’s been a long road for the firm’s three co-founders, who have been investing in Los Angeles since 1997.

Meet Lumi, the Los Angeles startup that just raised $9 million for a packaging business

TechCrunch LA

Fundings & Exits Logistics Startups TC e-commerce eCommerce forerunner ventures Los Angeles lumi online retail online shopping packaging Spark Capital

With the Los Angeles tech scene exploding, CrossCut Ventures raises $125 million to invest

TechCrunch LA

CrossCut Ventures, a Los Angeles-based seed investment firm has just closed its fourth (and largest) fund with $125 million in new cash. It’s been a long road for the firm’s three co-founders, who have been investing in Los Angeles since 1997.

TechDay Los Angeles

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, September 27, 2018 -- TechDay Los Angeles. TechDay, the largest startup event series in the United States, is returning to Los Angeles for the fourth annual TechDay LA. TechDay LA will showcase the latest products and services available from hundreds of the most exciting startups and scale ups in the market. See [link] (more

WaveOptics Expands into Los Angeles

L.A. Business Journal

17 it will open its first United States operation headquarters in Los Angeles United Kingdom-based augmented reality firm WaveOptics Ltd. announced Sept.

22 Los Angeles Startups You Need to Watch Out For

Tech.Co

Los Angeles, for one, is not only brimming with innovative ideas, it’s also home to a wide range of unique startups that are solving the problems of the world. This is evident from the fact that they are owned and run by EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year award finalists in the Greater Los Angeles area. Read more about the Los Angeles startup ecosystem here on Tech.Co .

Tech Coast Angels, Pasadena Angels Among Top Angel Groups In New Report

socalTECH

A new report, released by the Angel Resource Institute in the last week, has spotlighted the Tech Coast Angels and the Pasadena Angels as among the top four angel groups in California, and the Tech Coast Angeles as number two in the nation in terms of the number of deals in 2016. The rankings were released in the Angel Resource Insitute's 2016 ARI HALO Report. The ARI did not release individual deal counts for the various angel groups.

Los Angeles tech companies take a victory lap with planned tech job fair

TechCrunch LA

Events TC Job Fair Los Angeles TechFair LA2016 was a good year to be a tech startup in LA, and, with the $25 billion planned public offering for the city’s startup darling, Snap Inc., coming up, the future’s so bright entrepreneurs might want to wear… Spectacles.

TechDay Los Angeles - Home

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Thursday, September 27, 2018 --.

What Los Angeles Is Missing

TechCrunch LA

tech has clearly hit its growth inflection point, but the City of Angels has yet to get its startup wings. Column Startups TC Venture Capital Los Angeles entrepreneurs

Tech Coast Angeles Los Angeles Screening

SoCal Tech Calendar

Friday, May 11, 2018 -- Tech Coast Angeles Los Angeles Screening. Must be a member or invited. See [link] (more

FundingPost Los Angeles VCs, Angels, Crypto and ICOs Event

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 -- FundingPost Los Angeles VCs, Angels, Crypto and ICOs Event. At our next event the panel of investors will focus on Early-Stage Venture Investing (VCs and Angel investors), and a fireside chat about ICO basics: How to meet investors, pitch them, and what it really takes to get them to write you a check!

Tech Coast Angels Number Two In Angel Investments Report

socalTECH

The Tech Coast Angels , Southern California''s largest angel investment group, is ranked number two in the nation this year in terms of the number of deals the group did, according to the latest 2012 Halo Report.

Los Angeles Digital Summit

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 -- Los Angeles Digital Summit. The Definitive Digital Marketing Gathering. See [link] (more

Los Angeles Digital Summit

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 -- Los Angeles Digital Summit. The Definitive Digital Marketing Gathering. See [link] (more

Los Angeles Startup Events

SoCal CTO

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 Cleantech Incubator Launches Zero Emissions Transport Effort

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The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), the non-profit which encourages clean technology startups in the City of Los Angeles, said it has launched a new effort to accelerate the electricification of regional transportation, in an effort to reach zero emissions in the area's movement of goods. angeles cleantech incubator zero emissions transportation utility vehicle electric

Galvanize Plans Expansion To Los Angeles

socalTECH

Galvanize , a company which operates a network of locations teaching software engineering skills--and which often serve as hubs of startup activity nationwide, offering up coworking for technology startups, events, and more--is planning to expand its efforts in Los Angeles, after raising $32M and buying another "coding bootcamp" operator, Hack Reactor. galvanize angeles expansion venture capital coding bootcamp hack reactor

Counting Angels

Steve Reich

How many Angels do you want in your cap table? Mark Suster wrote a great piece in July giving his answer: “If all else fails, angel-load away! I often hear founders fretting about “too many Angels on the cap table.” The key to managing your Angels?

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Tech Coast Angeles Los Angeles Dinner

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 -- Tech Coast Angeles Los Angeles Dinner. Members Only. See [link] (more

Los Angeles Convention Center Installs Permanent 5G Network

L.A. Business Journal

The Los Angeles Convention Center just added 5G capabilities to its growing list of offerings designed to draw business to downtown

Los Angeles VC and Angel Investor Roundtable

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 -- Los Angeles VC and Angel Investor Roundtable. Interested in meeting and pitching to early-stage Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists in Los Angeles? FundingPost. Join FundingPost for our 400th Conference on Wednesday, September 27, 2017! See [link].

Los Angeles Advertising Professionals [ LOS ANGELES ]

Tech.Co

Platinum Parking 637 S Olive Los Angeles 90014 $6, or Metro exit 7th St With technology, the advertising industry is going under massive disruptions right now. Mix, mingle, and network with other advertising professionals. Find partners with advertisers, ad agencies, publishers, and ad tech companies. Free parking 3 hr validation w/ $10 purchase from the bar with the parking structure on 646 S. Olive St.,

Tech Coast Angels Among Most Active Angel Groups

socalTECH

A new report today, from the Angel Resource Institute, Silicon Valley Bank, and CB Insights, has found that the Tech Coast Angels is again one of the most active angel investment groups in the country. Louis Arch Angels.

Angel Group: New SEC Rules Could Kill Angel Investing

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The Angel Capital Association , a group which represents angel investors, says this week that the changes in the final rules banning "general solicitation" of companies seeking investments from accredited investors, could "kill most angel investment in the country."

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Tech Coast Angels: We Have Higher Returns Than Angel Averages

socalTECH

The Tech Coast Angels , Southern California's biggest angel investment group, says its performance record and returns on its investments are higher than the average angel, in nearly all categories, based on a new academic study. return on its investments, based on an analysis prepared by Dr. Rob Wiltbank and Professor Wade Brooks for Willamette University and the Angel Resource Institute (ARI). average of all angels.

BizBash Live: Los Angeles 2018

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 -- BizBash Live Los Angeles. BizBash Live: Los Angeles returns to the California Market Center with the most important experience for event and meeting professionals. These event organizers will connect, collaborate, and cultivate new relationships with industry vendors from across Southern California and North America, and learn from the leading names in live experiences. See [link] (more

Startup Surge in Los Angeles

SoCal CTO

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?