Dreamscape Launches First VR Venue At Westfield Century City

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Los Angeles-based Dreamscape Immersive , which is developing live, in-person virtual reality venues, has set its first location for the Westfield Century City. The company has started taking reservations for its "adventures" at the Westfield Century City starting on Friday, December 14th, allowing users to experience one of five different virtual reality adventures. dreamscape immersive virtual reality westfield century city

Century City Bar Association Annual Entertainment Symposium, Session 4

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Thursday, January 26, 2012 -- Century City Bar Association Annual Entertainment Symposium, Session 4. Contributors of a recent law treatise and other experts, will participate in a four-session symposium on the topics that most frequently arise in entertainment law and litigation, with a focus on the latest legal developments and current trends. Session 4 of 4: Copyright Law, Idea Submission and Trademark Law. See [link] (more

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Century City Bar Association Annual Entertainment Symposium, Session 3

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Tuesday, January 24, 2012 -- Century City Bar Association Annual Entertainment Symposium, Session 3. Contributors of a recent law treatise and other experts, will participate in a four-session symposium on the topics that most frequently arise in entertainment law and litigation, with a focus on the latest legal developments and current trend. Session 3 of 4: Copyright Law, Idea Submission and Trademark Law. See [link] (more

Century City Bar Association Annual Entertainment Symposium, Session 2

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Thursday, January 19, 2012 -- Century City Bar Association Annual Entertainment Symposium, Session 2. Contributors of a recent law treatise and other experts, will participate in a four-session symposium on the topics that most frequently arise in entertainment law and litigation, with a focus on the latest legal developments and current trends. Session 2 of 4: Right of Publicity and Profit Participation. See [link].

Century City Bar Association Entertainment Symposium, Session 1 of 4

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Tuesday, January 17, 2012 -- Century City Bar Association Annual Entertainment Symposium. Contributors of a recent law treatise and other experts, will participate in a four-session symposium on the topics that most frequently arise in entertainment law and litigation, with a focus on the latest legal developments and current trends. Session 1 of 4: Introduction, Defamation, Anti-Slapp Law, Right of Privacy, Stalking and Harassment. See [link] (more

Video-Sharing App Triller Acquires Halogen Networks

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Video-sharing platform Triller, which is owned by Century City-based Proxima Media, has completed the acquisition of Halogen Networks

Fitness App FitOn Reports 200% Increase in Users

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Century City-based FitOn Inc. is trying to turn the phone into a pocket-sized gym

AECOM Names New CEO

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Century City-based AECOM has named Troy Rudd to become its new chief executive, replacing longtime CEO Michael Burke

Triller Sues TikTok in Patent Dispute

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Video-sharing platform Triller, which is owned by Century City-based Proxima Media, is suing TikTok Inc. for patent infringement

Scopely Acquires FoxNext Games

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acquired Century City-based game developer FoxNext Games from the Walt Disney Co. Scopely Inc.

Triller Looks Toward IPO in July

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Century City-based TrillerNet, the owner of short-form video platform Triller, is preparing to file a confidential direct listing with the Securities and Exchange Commission in July that values the company at more than $5 billion, according to a source familiar with the plans

AECOM Acquisition Talk Builds

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Speculation is mounting that Century City-based engineering and infrastructure giant AECOM may be acquired by rival WSP Global Inc

Is AECOM on the Block?

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Century City-based engineering giant AECOM reportedly has been in possible buyout talks with Montreal-based engineering services firm WSP Global Inc

Burke to Remain CEO at AECOM

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Michael Burke, who had been expected to step down as chief executive at Century City-based engineering company AECOM at the end of March, will remain at the helm of the company for the foreseeable future

Major Changes for AECOM

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An activist investor hedge fund is driving a leadership change at Century City-based AECOM, one of the largest public companies in Los Angeles

Triller May Be Preparing for IPO

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It has been a busy year for Century City-based social media company Triller Inc., and multiple reports suggest that the months ahead could include plans for an initial public offering

AECOM Lands Two Large European Contracts

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Century City-based engineering and infrastructure firm AECOM is taking on two new European construction projects, including what will be the longest rail tunnel in the world

NuOrder Raises $45 Million for Wholesale Ecommerce Platform

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the Century City-based developer of a wholesale ecommerce platform for brands and retailers, announced March 10 that it had raised $45 million in a new round of funding NuOrder Inc.,

NuOrder Raises $45 Million for Wholesale Ecommerce Platform

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the Century City-based developer of a wholesale ecommerce platform for brands and retailers, announced March 10 that it had raised $45 million in a new round of funding NuOrder Inc.,

Fortress Investment Group Sells Revolution Studios

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Fortress Investment Group of Century City is selling Santa Monica-based Revolution Studios Distribution Co. two years after it acquired the production studio for a reported $250 million

Silicon Beach Report Oct. 3: Snap’s Spiegel Doesn’t Regret IPO Timing, But Wants to Communicate Better with Investors

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Snap’s Spiegel doesn’t regret IPO timing, but wants to communicate better with investors, Amazon opens bookstore in Westfield Century City, and Snapchat to launch augmented reality art platform

Factual Inc. Funding Climbs to $104 Million

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Century City-based geolocation data provider Factual Inc. announced Sept. 5 it raised $42 million in a financing round led by Upfront Ventures and Felicis Ventures. This most recent round brings the company’s total funding to $104 million, according to a company press release

Global LAVA Sep 8th; Brexit: What's Next

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Get your questions ready and enjoy meeting likeminded peers at our usual spot at the heart of Century City – thanks to our newest Global LAVA sponsor Littler recognized as a Leading Firm in Chambers Global 2016 and acknowledged as "North America Innovative Lawyers" by the Financial Times. Thursday, September 8, 2016 -- Global LAVA Sep 8th; Brexit: What’s Next.

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Dreamscape Immersive Raises $30M

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The funding included investments from Nickelodeon, Majid Al Futtaim, VRSense Solutions Limited, and Image Nation Abu Dhabi along with Bold Capital Partners, 21st Century Fox, and Warner Bros. The company said it is hoping top open up its first location at the Westfield Century City Mall sometime next year.

Dreamscape Immersive Raises Series A Funding For VR Entertainment Centers

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21st Century Fox, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), IMAX Corporation, Westfield Corporation, and Steven Spielberg. Dreamscape Immersive said it is planning to open up a flagship "VR Multiplex" at the Westfield Century City Mall in fall of this year. Los Angeles-based Dreamscape Immersive , a developer of immersive, virtual reality entertainment experiences, said on yesterday afternoon that it has raised a Series A financing round.

Cinedigm Sells Hollywood Software

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Century City-based Cinedigm said late Tuesday that it has sold its Hollywood Software division to an outside team of investors, led by David Gajda, one of the company''s original founders. Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed. Cinedigm said the all cash deal came as it decided that it no longer made strategic sense to pursue the software business, where it was selling to many of its competitors.

Squeegy Officially Debuts On-Demand Car Wash Service In LA

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The company--which launched a pilot program in Santa Monica in August--said it now is offering up its service in Beverly Hills, Beverlywood, Brentwood, Century City, Culver City, Mar Vista, Marina del Rey, Pacific Palisades, Palms, Playa Vista, Playa del Rey, Santa Monica, Venice, West LA, Westchester and Westwood. Los Angeles-based Squeegy , an on-demand, car wash service, said Wednesday that it has officially launched its service in Los Angeles.

Schmoozd Social Media Mixer

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The first-ever Schmoozd event, a new Social Media Mixer event in Los Angeles will be held at the Xbar in Century City, CA on January 14th, 2010. Thursday, January 14, 2010 -- Schmoozd Social Media Mixer. X bar's environment is the perfect place to network  a lounge designed with spots for hanging out as well as socializing and action. See [link] (more

CODA Opens 'Experience Center' in LA

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Los Angeles-based CODA Holdings , the developer of electric vehicles, said Thursday that it has opened up a new "Experience Center" at the Westfield Century City Shopping Center. CODA said the new consumer store includes an "Electric Vehicle Bar", information about its technology, and a way to sign up for test drives, which will be run from the parking garage directly below the store.

Managed By Q Expands To Los Angeles

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The company said it will initially focus on Century City, Venice Beach, and Santa Monica with its services, headquartered out of Culver City. The company also offers its services in New York City, Chicago, and San Francisco.

5 Financial Strategies that will always beat your Competition

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010 -- TechAmerica Century City Greater LA Finance Network Group Presents: 5 Financial Strategies that will always beat your Competition. 5 5 Financial Strategies that will always beat your competition: 1. If it costs 7 times more to find new clients than to keep existing ones 2. Invest in CPI 3.Improved productivity results 4. Have provable and quantifiable customer benefits 5. Be where your customers are and optimize their experience. See [link].

Twentieth Century Fox In Angry Birds Plush Toys Deal

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Fans of the popular smartphone game Angry Birds , developed by videogame maker Rovio , can indulge their passion for the game through a new line of plush, stuffed toys, according to Century City-based Twentieth Century Fox this week. Twentieth century Fox said that Angry Birds-style plush characters based on Twentieth Century's RIO movie will be available via Toys"R"Us stores this month.

GRP Announces $200 Million Fund. Rebrands as Upfront Ventures

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Second, we are announcing officially that we are moving our offices from Century City to Santa Monica. VC has operated as an “old boys club”, with access to capital often requiring entrance through an elite university engineering department in one of two cities. I am super excited to announce that today is a day of lots of new things for my partners & me: A new fund, a new office and a new brand. Let’s start with the fund.

Here’s How to Cancel a Meeting the Right Way

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A few days before the meeting the CEO asked me to change the meeting to 11:45 because “he was going to be wrapping up a meeting in Pasadena at 11am” and it would take 45 minutes to get to Century City where my offices are. “No problem,” I replied. I wrote a version of this post four years ago but given the hectic nature of today’s tech markets I thought it was worth revisiting and updating. Canceling meetings is a part of modern day life.

Sixty-four Southern California Firms On Technology Fast 500

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218 Blue Microphones 387% Westlake Village John Maier 227 net2EZ 371% Century City Pervez Delawalla 232 Franklin Wireless Corp. Ashour 328 ACTIVE Network 231% San Diego Matt Landa 330 (mt) Media Temple 230% Culver City Demian Sellfors 346 MyLife.com 219% Los Angeles Jeffrey Tinsley 369 Endologix, Inc. Earlier this week, Deloitte released its latest list of the top 500 growing technology companies, in its 2012 Technology Fast 500. list.

The Right Way to Cancel a Meeting

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A few days before the meeting the CEO asked me to change the meeting to 11:45 because “he was going to be wrapping up a meeting in Pasadena at 11am&# and it would take 45 minutes to get to Century City where my offices are. &# No problem,&# I replied. Canceling meetings is part of modern day life. I seem to get so over programmed that if I ever want to have a “break-out&# unplanned trip somewhere I seem to have to reschedule meetings. Not fun, but a reality.

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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If I were to think about branding our great city I don’t think I would chose the Silicon Beach moniker myself. Let my try those for Los Angeles as an example: Second largest city in America with 13 million people. Third most powerful economic city in the world after NYC & Tokyo. not near the beach): Factual, founded by Gil Elbaz who built AdSense [Century City]. Brad Feld visited Los Angeles this past week.

Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

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And we’re left with a city with idyllic weather, major commerce, the media center of the world, and a great emerging technology scene. This is especially true in LA, the second largest city in the country with a population if 16 million. But we have a great city for building technology companies. My commute, for example, from Santa Monica to Century City is less than 15 minutes each way and I never have to take the freeway. Los Angeles.

Gil Elbaz On Factual's New Warchest

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In a couple of weeks, we're moving to a larger office on the west side, in Century City, which will give us space for more people. Last night, Santa Monica-based Factual (www.factual.com), the data provider and data tools firm, announced a big, $25M funding round from Andreessen Horowitz and Index Ventures. The firm is headed by Gil Elbaz , who is known for co-founding Applied Semantics, the firm which invented Google's AdSense product.