TZ Tech Crawl Santa Monica | Round 3

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The Tech Crawl is back and in full swing heading to Santa Monica Silicon Beach area! A tour of some of the hottest Silicon Beach tech companies Santa Monica Edition. Where: Santa Monica, CA (Silicon Beach!). Santa Monica Parking Powered by ParkMe.

WaiveCar Launches Ad Supported Car Sharing In Santa Monica, Venice


In an unusual twist for the car sharing market, a new, Los Angeles startup-- WaiveCar --said today that it has launched a new, mobile phone-driven car sharing program in Santa Monica and Venice, which lets drivers drive cars for free.

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Santa Monica To Get Silicon Valley Coffee Chain Philz Coffee


Philz''s locations are pretty much a marker for where the hot technology companies are in the Bay Area: the company has locations across San Francisco; Palo Alto; downtown San Jose; Cupertino; as well as outposts in Berkeley and Sausalito.

Santa Monica Tech Community Grows, As Another Tech Law Firm Sets Up Shop


Stubbs Alderton joins recent Santa Monica addition--and Silicon Valley law firm and rival--Cooley LLP in putting an office in the area, about a block away. beach silicon legal technology alderton stubbs monica santa

Mindshare LA Brings the Power of “Play” to Santa Monica

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In 2006, Douglas Campbell started Mindshare LA out of the downtown art colony The Brewery. I was bored with bar scene, and started an informal party with talks downtown called Mindshare,” said Campbell. Campbell said the process of coming up with themes is purely organic.

BusinessWeek: Santa Monica, Irvine Top Cities For Startups


An article in this month's BusinessWeek names Santa Monica number three, and Irvine number four, on its list of top 10 cities for startups. The article cites Santa Monica's density of technology and digital media companies, and Irvine's workforce, University of California campus, and office parks in its rankings. Tags: businessweek santa monica irvine startup jobs

ParkMe Formally Launches In LA, Santa Monica


Parkme , the Santa Monica-based startup which provides smartphone users with real-time, parking information, said today that it has formally launched its services in btoh Santa Monica and Los Angeles. auto time real realtime parking angeles monica santa parkme

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ParkMe Launches Real-Time Parking Solutions For LA & Santa Monica Drivers

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He said, “Circling around for an open spot not only drives people crazy, it can generate up to 30 percent of traffic congestion in busy areas. The post ParkMe Launches Real-Time Parking Solutions For LA & Santa Monica Drivers appeared first on TechZulu.

Blackbird Links Santa Monica, Palm Springs


A new, air travel startup, Blackbird , said today that has launched new service between Santa Monica and Palm Springs, part of a expansion of the startup beyond its Bay Area roots. According to Blackbird, the startup, regional air service offers up flights starting at $124, and hopes to serve such destination which aren't well served by commercial airlines, such as Santa Monica and Palm Springs.

TYLT Labs' New Seed Fund And The Promise Of Silicon Beach


There seems to a perpetual shortage of local venture capital investors in the region, despite the huge growth in startup activity here, particularly along Silicon Beach. We''re pretty agnostic in terms of the kind of company, and historically we''ve been all over the place.

Naki Laundry Debuts In Santa Monica With Tech Friendly Laundry Service


In the latest services-meets-smartphone service to launch in the Los Angeles area, a new startup, Naki Laundry , said today that it has launched its service in Santa Monica, letting the tech set use their smartphone or the web to get their laundry cleaned. Naki Laundry''s service includes both an iPhone app as well as an Android app, and launched a pilot in Santa Barbara in September. The company was founded by Shai Kedem.

GumGum Makes Images Profitable for Publishers

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Photos that are prime real estate and have never been monetized before, until one very ambitious Silicon Beach startup, GumGum , recognized the opportunity and created the first and largest in-image advertising platform, and an entirely new market. Think about how many images are on the web.

Silicon Beach Fest June 2013 Keynote and Accelerator Panel Highlights

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Whether you were a startup, an investor, a blogger, a fashionista, or someone just curious about what is happening in Santa Monica aka “Silicon Beach,” the recent Silicon Beach Fest had something for everyone which included panels, parties and more.

TaskUs Plans Move To New Office At Santa Monica Airport


Santa Monica-based business process outsourcing provider TaskUs , which has been one of Southern California's fastest growing, tech related companies in the last few years, said on Wednesday that it is moving its headquarters to a space at the Santa Monica airport. The company said it is moving into a new, 6,193 square foot space--formerly, the restaurant Typhoon--where it expects to move in October. Sets Up Shop In Santa Monica


Australian cloud billing software developer says that it has set up a new office in Santa Monica, to provide West Coast coverage in the United States. According to the cloud software provider, it selected Santa Monica due to the quality of the talent in the region, and the similar culture to Australia. The company's U.S. CEO is Morgan Duncan, who will be based in Santa Monica.

Report: Unilever Eyes The Honest Company


Is another, Los Angeles consumer startup-- The Honest Company --about to be acquired by Unilever ? An unconfirmed report Thursday afternoon, from TechCrunch, says that Unilever is in early talks to acquire the company, founded by Jessica Alba and SoCal serial entrepreneur Brian Lee. The Honest Company has been hinting that it has been working on a possible IPO filing over the last year or so. honestco honest company jessica alba unilever merger acquisition rumor exit

Google Hiring Frenzy Skips SoCal, So Far


A examination of Google's posted jobs in Santa Monica and Irvine on Friday show that there are only about 32 positions listed for those locations. Google has offices in Santa Monica, and recently leased 100,000 square feet in Venice.

TechZulu Final Friday at ROC Santa Monica (#TZFF)

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For those unfamiliar, Held the last Friday of every month, TechZulu Final Fridays (#TZFF) are a creative blend between mentorship, networking event, startup showcase, and community celebration. Startups Apply Here. Santa Monica, CA 90401.

The Techweek LA Rundown | Join Us!

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Kick off what will no doubt be an unforgettable Techweek experience in Los Angeles by joining investors, sponsors and the city’s top startup founders at the Kickoff Party. It’s like a bar crawl but featuring tech companies instead of bars!

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Domain Registry Company XYZ Gets Permission to Sell Domains in China

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Domain registry company XYZ Inc. has been granted permission by the Chinese government to sell its dot-xyz domain suffix in China, potentially opening up a huge market to the Santa Monica startup. XYZ has sold more than 6 million dot-xyz domains globally. About 2 million of those domains were registered in China with tentative permission from the Chinese government. The firm has exclusive rights from Internet Corp.

TECHSPO LA 2016 Technology Expo [ SANTA MONICA ]


Looking for a job at a startup? TECHSPO LA is a four day technology expo taking place June 13 – 16, 2016 at the luxurious Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Santa Monica, California in the heart of Silicon Beach. WHERE BUSINESS, TECH AND INNOVATION COLLIDE IN LA. Are you an early adopter of tech products? Covering the Los Angeles tech scene for a publication? Looking to invest in the next Facebook? Or just a plain old tech enthusiast?

2015 LA Investor Startup Forecast

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TechZulu is excited to invite you to the 2015 Startup and Entrepreneur Forecast taking place Thursday, January 29 from 7 p.m. at the Dethrone Base Camp in Santa Monica. Our line-up of panelists include many of Southern California’s top VCs, Angels and Startup Accelerators.

At AngelHack Santa Monica, Teams Battle Sleep Deprivation, Nerves


In Santa Monica, Hackathon first-timers and veterans all gathered at CrossCampus to hack almost 30 products within 24 hours. angelhack santa monica startup demo hackathon

Santa Monica New Tech

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6 new tech startup companies will present their products and technology (5 min demo+5 min QandA). Monday, December 31, 2012 -- SM New Tech Meetup November 2012 #SMNT5. See [link] (more

Siemer Ventures Boosts Portfolio To 55 Companies


Local Santa Monica-based venture investor Siemer Ventures has boosted its total number of investments to 55 companies, the firm announced this week, after adding nine new companies in the second quarter of the year. Siemer Ventures said that it added the nine companies as part of its Siemer Ventures II portfolio, with the majority of those investments in Southern California. siemer ventures investment accelerator angeles santa monica silicon beach

Three LA Companies Selected For Commerce.Innovated Accelerator


Three, Los Angeles area companies have been selected for a accelerator being run by Silicon Valley Bank and Mastercard, the companies announced this morning. SVB and Mastercard said it selected six startups for its Commerce.Innovated virtual accelerator, which is aimed at helping commerce, payments and fintech startups grow their businesses, including Santa Monica's Domuso , Santa Monica-based Earny , and Burbank-based Papaya.

Yahoo Employees Get Free Lunch, But Not In Santa Monica


Yahoo , which finally has a new CEO, former Googler Marissa Mayer, has brought back one of the most cherished startup institutions: free lunch, at least in Sunnyvale, according to AllthingsD. The move--which doesn't apply to Yahoo's employees in Santa Monica or elsewhere in Southern California--looks to be the first attempt to shift the culture at Yahoo, which has been battling a lengthy death spiral after a series of CEOs.

Mucker Capital closes on $45 million for an early-stage LA-based fund

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Santa Monica-based Mucker Capital has raised $45 million for its third fund, Mucker III. The Silicon Beach firm said that it will continue to invest in software and services startups and continue to focus on the greater Los Angeles area.

TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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TechZulu is excited to invite you to the 2014 Startup and Entrepreneurial Forecast taking place on Tuesday Jan. 28 from 7pm-10pm in Santa Monica. We will have a line up of amazing panelist who will share their insights and forecast for startup trends in 2014.

Shoes Of Prey Raises $15M, Sets Up Shop In Santa Monica


Shoes Of Prey , a fashion startup which allows women to custom order shoes to their specifications, has raised $15M in a Series B funding, and set up shop in Santa Monica, according to the company. The startup--which was started in Australia--said the funding came from Blue Sky Capital, Greycroft Partners, Nordstrom, and Khosla Ventures. The company was founded by Michael Fox, Mike Knapp and Jodie Fox in Sydney in 2009.

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

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Congrats guys and happy to say we knew you when ( Spotlight: LA Tech Demo Company ) and taking part in the first ever and some of the most EPIC TechZulu #TechCrawl’s. Today, ParkMe and INRIX become one company. ParkMe will continue to operate from its office in Santa Monica, CA.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Companies In Southern California


Who are the companies in Southern California that are part of this growing industry? Most of the company's drones are of the smaller, tactical variety. The company is also known for its development of the "Hummingbird", the world's smallest drone.

Los Angeles Startup Community


I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. I will do my best to keep this up to date. Los Angeles Startup Community Posts/Articles Here are some interesting articles and posts on the ecosystem around startups in Los Angeles. LA Tech Survival Guide A Tale of Two Tech Cities – Silicon Valley vs. Los Angeles Guide to the LA Startup Community Why You Should Start a Company in.