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Submissions Now Open For Spotlight: LA Tech Spring

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TechZulu and The Entrepreneurship Association at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management are pleased to announce Spotlight: LA Tech Spring. This Spotlight takes place Thursday, April 25, at UCLA Korn Hall. Custom ad deals and partnerships.

LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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If that’s news to you, here are eleven of Los Angles’ best and brightest. philosophie has worked with some of the world’s biggest names: Google, Nissan, Nintendo, UCLA, and more. Fun Fact: Los Angeles heavy hitters J.J. Silicon Valley? That’s so yesterday.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Presenting Companies at UCLA

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This Spotlight takes place Thursday, October 27, at UCLA. Where: UCLA Anderson School of Management, 110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095. They are dedicated to providing high-availability systems, beautiful user interfaces, furious developer support and unparalleled customer care. As of May 2010, CallFire has over 20,000 customers! Demeter Interactive is a digital marketing and communications firm based in Los Angeles, California.

StartupWeekend Next Teaches Teams How to Level Up

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SWNext Los Angeles has teamed up with Cross Campus to host the 5-week class that will be led by the founder and CEO of QuantSoft, Wilton Risenhoover, who also teaches entrepreneurship at UCLA Extension. Customer Development.

Cubic Transportation Systems Buys NextBus

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NextBus supplies its systems to Los Angeles, Toronto, San Francisco, Washington DC, and Boston, in additoin to other customers like UCLA and MIT. San Diego-based Cubic Transportation Systems , which provides payment and information technology and services for the transit industry, said last week that it has acquired NextBus , a provider of real-time passenger information systems for more than 100 transit agencies in the United States.

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CEO meeting in westside Los Angeles (Santa Monica), March 13th [Updated]

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It will consist of a fixed group of up to 12 CEOs which will meet in person and support each other in navigating through the economic turmoil, generating revenue and working with investors and customers in the new climate. Aaron is also the Program Director for Entretech’s Nitro.la , a non-profit mentoring network in partnership with USC, UCLA and Caltech, to help develop LA’s entrepreneurial community by “getting more companies funded in greater Los Angeles&#.

LawKick: A Modern Way To Find Legal Help

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To shortcut what has been an antiquated way of connecting consumers with attorneys, Los Angeles startup LawKick (www.lawkick.com) has created an online, easy way to match up clients with lawyers, through a set of simple questions and answers about different kinds of legal problems.

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Submissions Now Open For Spotlight: LA Tech Fall

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TechZulu and The Entrepreneurship Association at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management are pleased to announce Spotlight: LA Tech Fall. They are dedicated to providing high-availability systems, beautiful user interfaces, furious developer support and unparalleled customer care.

Ten Tech Entrepreneurs Who Are Putting LA on the Map

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If a person from outside Los Angeles is a fan of the city, dig a little and you’ll probably find that they like it for the celebrities, Hollywood not LA. Well, they’re all wrong, and Los Angeles is about to prove it. Follow PandoDaily: Search. Main menu.

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Interview with Wes Nichols, MarketShare

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For our Friday interview, we thought we'd catch up with Los Angeles-based MarketShare , the Elevation Partners-backed software provider, to hear where the firm is nowadays. Do your customers understand the need for your product, and has that been an issue?

Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Judges Include Mike Jones, CallFire, Idealab, Tech Coast Angels, Coloft

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Mike Jones , Investor and Advisor Located In Los Angeles. Scott Sangster, President of Tech Coast Angels (Los Angeles)/CEO at OrganicStartup. Mike Jones is an Internet executive, investor and advisor located in Los Angeles.

Changing the Face of Digital Signage: Nanxi Liu of Enplug

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Their unique “provide value to customers first” mantra sets them apart in the digital signage industry. Like Zach, he left UCLA to jump in with both feet. We pushed to find out how we could add value to the business/cafe/bar owners who we consider our customers and stakeholders.”

Interview with Wes Brodsky, SaveFans

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Los Angeles-based SaveFans (www.savefans.com) recently raised some funding for its take on secondary ticketing, so we thought we'd speak with founder Wes Brodsky about the company and where it's going. When I graduated from UCLA in 1999, I started working for an accounting firm.

Changing the Face of Digital Signage: Nanxi Liu of Enplug

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Their unique “provide value to customers first” mantra sets them apart in the digital signage industry. Like Zach, he left UCLA to jump in with both feet. We pushed to find out how we could add value to the business/cafe/bar owners who we consider our customers and stakeholders.”

Interview with Kos Galatsis, Carbonics

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One of the companies on that journey is Los Angeles-based Carbonics (www.carbonics.com), which is taking technology developed in the labs of USC and UCLA, and bringing it to use in the wireless semiconductor market. You also asked about our labs, and we have been fortunate to be part of the UCLA Incubator, which you may know houses the California Nanosystems Institute.

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

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Campbell was new to Los Angeles, freshly inspired from a TED conference, and after attending a smattering of Barcamps and Westside Meetups he was ready to produce his own event that was a mixture of all.

TX Zhuo Talks About LA's Newest Venture Fund, Karlin Ventures

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One of the biggest complaints that local entrepreneurs have with Los Angeles has been a dearth of local sources of venture capital. We don't need for you to be breakeven company, but a business with paying customers is great validation in itself.

Interview with Elizabeth Amini, Anti-Aging Games

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Earlier this week, Los Angeles-based Anti-AgingGames (www.Anti-AgingGames.com), a new online game startup, announced a new service to help users improve their memory and concentration, as well as improve brain function.

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Burn the bridges behind.

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As I look back at insights I might share, I wade through the trite suggestions of ‘work hard’ and ‘treat the customer well.’ An earthquake struck Los Angeles. It was about the earliest days of our life together when we moved to Westwood so I could attend UCLA.

Can You Really Build a Great Tech Firm Outside Silicon Valley?

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Los Angeles. We have world-class universities like Caltech, UCLA, USC and more. There are no $600 million funds in Los Angeles. If you hit a groove on funding and customer growth it does become a challenge to ramp quickly.

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Enrou: Combining Causes and Commerce To Help Improve The World

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Los Angeles-based Enrou (www.enrou.co) thinks it has a way--by connecting people with products that also help support international development and causes, via its own online marketplace. We went to junior high school and UCLA together.

You Can’t Look for a Job from a Remote Location – It Doesn’t Work

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A friend calls me up from “you name it&# city: Boston, New York, Chicago, San Francisco and says, “I’m thinking about moving to Los Angeles (or SF, NY, etc) and I’d love to start interviewing. And that business trip to SF for a week to meet customers?

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Atiz Rolls Out New Book Scanner

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Los Angeles-based Atiz Innovation said Friday that it has unveiled a new device, which allows users to easily digitize books. Atiz said its customers include UCLA, and the Los Angeles Public Library, among others.

Spotlight: LA Tech | One Year, Recap, and Thank You!

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Many thanks to everyone who participated in last night’s Spotlight: LA Tech at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. CallFire provides Voice and SMS Solutions to over 40,000 customers including political groups, non-profits, insurance agents, small business owners, and marketers.

Spotlight: LA Tech | One Year, Recap, and Thank You!

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Many thanks to everyone who participated in last night’s Spotlight: LA Tech at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. CallFire provides Voice and SMS Solutions to over 40,000 customers including political groups, non-profits, insurance agents, small business owners, and marketers.

Innovation and Geography

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Ive personally been involved in the start-up world in Los Angeles for about 15 years, and have had the opportunity to work on many early-stage companies (e.g., LA is a vibrant community with a rich network of angels that fund early stage companies, lots of VCs, easy access to big media, lots of innovation in media, mobile content, games, green, health care, and many, many others. Some events, like a recent Tech Coast Angel event at UCLA are really worth it.

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Thanks to our sponsors!

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Custom Insurance Programs for Technology Companies. Los Angeles-based executive search for emerging growth companies. Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch - February 24th - UCLA. www.pitchtheangels.com) Join Tech Coast Angels members and other start up investors at the 5th Annual Los Angeles Fast Pitch Competition. Fast Pitch Los Angeles is one of the best start up networking events of the year.

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Challenge of Predicting Winners

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At the same time, when I saw an old colleague at an event at UCLA a few weeks back, we both were discussing how hard we felt it was to predict success in this kind of venture. Posted byTony Karrer at 8:14 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning.

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Social Networking and Business Value

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Formerly, he was Managing Director of both Product Management and of Business Development at Los Angeles Times Interactive. an enterprise social networking platform provider located in Los Angeles, CA. He has been an instructor in UCLA Extension for 9 years, and is a frequent contributor to various online publications. Michael Goldstein, CEO of Stun Media Michael Goldstein is the Chief Executive Officer & Strategic Creative at Stun Media in Los Angeles.

Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller

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That's where I learned I enjoyed interacting with customers and working with development teams to build and launch products. What networking events in Los Angeles or Southern California do you go to? Who are some of your go to people in Los Angeles?

Interview with Richard Koffler and John Morris, The Tech CEO Network

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The group--which was started by Richard Koffler and John Morris , two well known investors in Los Angeles--has been trying to help connect CEOs with interesting university and other technology projects.

Interview with Sunil Rajaraman, Scripped

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We're always interested in how technology is influencing the business of Hollywood, and recently ran across Los Angeles-based Scripped. If you are a content provider and want content for a short form video, we have 120 million existing words on Scripped or you can have a custom solution, where we will send your needs to 10,000 writers and get something for you. I went to UCLA Business School, and just graduated this past June.