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Snapchat will make Los Angeles a stronger tech hub

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Column Social TC Los Angeles Snapchat PayPal Mafia Evan SpiegelIt’s quite possible that Snapchat could do the same for L.A.

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

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Events TC Job Fair Los Angeles TechFair LAcoming up, the future’s so bright entrepreneurs might want to wear… Spectacles.

Los Angeles Hosts the Oscars and the Tech.Co Startup Showcase

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It’s no secret that Los Angeles is home to a bevy of celebrities. startups wanting to get recognized, Tech.Co’s Startup Showcase in Los Angeles on July 26th is the perfect opportunity. Sign up today for the Los Angeles event and bring your team. And for those L.A. and Celebrate conference.

Los Angeles’s Secret to Startup Success

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When Los Angeles, CA was listed as the fastest-growing tech startup region in 2014, many guesses were raised about the root cause of its success. Could it be the large number of new companies? No, to see the strength of Los Angeles’ startup scene, you must look at the whole story. The L.A. s Startup Future.

TechFair LA [ LOS ANGELES ]

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“ Please join the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the City’s Entrepreneur in Residence Jason Nazar , for one of the City’s largest Technology Job Fairs taking place on Thursday, January 26th from 11-8pm at The Reef in Downtown Los Angeles. “

Venture Capital Investment in Los Angeles Drops

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The flow of venture capital dollars invested into Los Angeles-area companies fell 16.3 percent from a high of $4.17 billion in 2015 to $3.49 billion last year, according to a report by Dow Jones Venture Source

Pritzker Group Increases Staff in Los Angeles to Hunt Early Stage Deals

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office in order to purse more early-stage investments in local tech companies. Partner Gabe Greenbaum and Vice President Peter Liu have relocated from the firm’s Chicago office to Los Angeles. The company also recently hired Nico Gimenez, who joined as an associate.

Los Angeles Has 5 Percent Of All Unicorns, Says Report

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Los Angeles has 8 percent of all the "unicorn" companies globally, according to a new study released Wednesday by the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business. The school said the study companies as a unicorn if they exceeded a value of $1 billion during any month between January 2014 and the end of 2015.

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.

Ocho Opens Office In Los Angeles

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Ocho , a New York-based developer of a mobile video messaging app which lets users share 8-second videos with each other, said Thursday that it has opened up a new office in Los Angeles. The company said it has hired Andy Schuon to head up the office. ocho angeles short form video sharing social messaging message

Los Angeles Companies Continue To Dominate Top YouTube Channels

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youtube ranking partner channel content hollywood angeles machinima maker fullscreenunique viewers; number four is Maker Studios , with 20.9M

Jaunt Finds $65M To Open VR Studio In Los Angeles

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Jaunt , a developer of cinematic, virtual reality hardware and software, said this morning that it has opened up a new, virtual reality studio in Los Angeles, after receiving $65M in a Series C funding. SE, Axel Springer SE, The Madison Square Garden Company plus Google Ventures, Highland Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Sky and SV Angel.

“Built In L.A.” Releases Its First Los Angeles Digital Startup Report

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the online community for the Los Angeles startup scene, soft launched in January with the help of community leaders, including mega VC Tony Pritzker.

Los Angeles Fast 500 Winners Announced

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The Los Angeles winners of the Deloitte Fast 500 ranking of fastest growing companies was announced last night at an event at Santa Monica's Shutters on the Beach, with 26 companies recognized in the overall 2011 Technology Fast 500, and three "Technology Rising Stars" recognized in the Los Angeles area.

Los Angeles, San Diego Among Top 10 Cities For Startups

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Los Angeles Accelerator Report Card: Too Early To Tell

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For our first measure, we tabulated the venture capital raised by accelerator firms --that is, companies that are tied to local accelerator/incubators.

Arivale Brings Gene Sequencing Driven Wellness To Los Angeles

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Arivale , a health and wellness startup founded by genetic sequencing pioneer Dr. Leroy Hood, has launched itself into the Los Angeles market, as its first expansion beyond its home market of Seattle. Arivale raised $36M in 2015 from Maveron, ARCH Venture Partners and Polaris Partners. READ MORE>>.

H.Bloom Expands Into Los Angeles

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H.Bloom , the luxury, subscription floral and gift delivery service backed by Shoedazzle''s Brian Lee, is expanding into Los Angeles today, saying that it will begin offering its services starting today. The company''s most notable investor is Brian Lee, the founder of ShoeDazzle and LegalZoom. READ MORE>>.

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. Entertainment. According to Warner Bros., According to Warner Bros., The accelerator actually has been running a program in San Francisco, however, it looks like Warner Bros.

Los Angeles Startup Weekend Live! | Get Your Dose of Startup Awesome

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That’s right folks, we are now just a day away from Los Angeles Startup Weekend held at Coloft in Santa Monica.

Lee Schneider: How Los Angeles Became A Startup Town

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No Doubt About It: You Need Video Ads for Your Company

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And while independent freelancers offer alternatives, it’s still a bit too expensive and time consuming for startup companies.

ParkMe Sold! | Los Angeles Based Parking Assist Company Acquired By INRIX

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Today, ParkMe and INRIX become one company. Los Angeles Based Parking Assist Company Acquired By INRIX appeared first on TechZulu.

DeveloperAuction Targets Los Angeles With Job Auctions

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DeveloperAuction , a Bay Area startup which is looking to let employers bid for engineers on an auction basis, has expanded into Los Angeles, beyond an initial launch in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York, and Boston. developer auction employment angeles silicon beach jobsREAD MORE>>.

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. 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. Yesterday, I met with someone at the early stage of a startup. In fact, after a bit he gave up.

Be Great Fest | Celebrating Los Angeles’ Startup Ecosystem

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Meet the next generation of startup success stories at Be Great Fest in Los Angeles. On Sept. 3 startup ecosystem in the world, with L.A.

Tesla To Launch Model M3 In Los Angeles On March 31st

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Tesla Motors is getting set to launch its newest model--the mass market, Model 3--at an event on March 31st in Los Angeles, in what is expected to be watershed moment for the electric car company. Tesla maintains a small office in Hawthorne, right next to SpaceX, the space rocket company which is also headed by Elon Musk.

Tesla Unveils Upgraded Model S In Los Angeles

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Tesla Motors , the electric car company led by Elon Musk, rolled out its latest automobile in Los Angeles last week, showing off a new version of the Model S that includes dual motors, and new "autopilot" functionality which can help drivers change lanes, keep within the speed limit, and avoid collisions. READ MORE>>.

Get It Delivered With Zipments | Los Angeles Begins Delivery

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They are in doing a special LA courier and Info mixer here in Los Angeles on Thursday, September 1. Zipments focuses on delivery.

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. Her company, Isabel Garreton, Inc., About.

Report: Los Angeles, New York Better For Female Founders

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A report, issued earlier this week by venture firm the Female Founders Fund , says that Los Angeles, and New York, are better markets than Silicon Valley to find funding for female founders. READ MORE>>. female founders investment entrepreneur founded venture capital

Blackline surges 40% in software IPO

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Blackline, a Los Angeles-based accounting software company, debuted in the U.S. markets Friday.

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 has been active in Los Angeles since April 3rd. READ MORE>>.

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? READ MORE>>.

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. karlin ventures startup angeles investment family officeKarlin Asset Management has $1.4

Airbnb Launches Room Cleaning Service For Hosts In Los Angeles

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Apparently, Los Angeles has become the center of the world for smartphone-driven house cleaning services, as Airbnb told hosts in the city Wednesday that it has tied up with smartphone-driven cleaning services Homejoy and Handybook to clean rooms between rentals via Airbnb. READ MORE>>.

The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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With enough start-ups and teeming tech companies [we can] give our neighbors to the north a run for their bitcoin.”. And for good reason.

Infographic: Over $1B Raised in 2013 by Los Angeles Startups

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JustFab , the ultra-successful fashion membership company, upped the ante with two additional rounds of funding that totaled $55 million.

WebVisible Moves Headquarters To Los Angeles

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WebVisible , which helps small and medium sized businesses place online advertising, announced Wednesday afternoon that it has moved its headquarters from Irvine, to Los Angeles. The firm said the move is a part of an ongoing effort to "re-energize" the company, and to embrace the "collaborative vibe" of the area. READ MORE>>.