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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. No, to see the strength of Los Angeles’ startup scene, you must look at the whole story. Money: In 2014, Los Angeles startups received more than $3 billion in funding.

Los Angeles Startup Events

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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since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.

Jun Group Expands In Orange County, Los Angeles

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New York-based mobile ad platform developer Jun Group is expanding in both Orange County and Los Angeles, saying it is looking to tap into a hotbed of engineering talent in Orange County. The company also said it has bolstered its Los Angeles office with a new Account Executive, Michelle Dermer. 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. Or at least not development to any depth. In fact, after a bit he gave up.

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. ocho angeles short form video sharing social messaging message The company said it has hired Andy Schuon to head up the office.

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>>.

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>>.

Twitter Eyes Developers In Los Angeles

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In Twitter's case, at least for Thursday, that's Los Angeles. Twitter is looking to spur interest in its platform from developers, by holding an event Thursday in Los Angeles aimed at techies, part of a worldwide tour by the firm to promote development on its platform. READ MORE>>.

Social Media Week Lands in Los Angeles Sept. 24-28

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Monday: Los Angeles – The Social City. Why Los Angeles Is The Next Silicon Valley. 24-28. HOW CAN I ATTEND? io/LA.

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. Los Angeles. Los Angeles.

Startup Weekend Los Angeles | Presented Live by TechZulu

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A highly motivated group of developers, business managers, startup enthusiasts, marketing gurus, graphic artists and more meet and in a short 54 hour event work on building projects out. It's that time again and Startup Weekend LA is back at Coloft in Santa Monica happening RIGHT NOW!!! Visit TechZulu for full story.

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

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The latest Built In LA report shows nice trends in the continued growth of Los Angeles’ equity economy and entrepreneurial culture.”

Startup Foundation | Prepare For A Boost In The Los Angeles Startup Ecosystem

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So who is the man leading the charge for your local Los Angeles Startup Foundation. That’s right Startup Angelinos!

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>>.

Startup Development

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I’ve come to realize that I have lots of posts around startup software development scattered around in different posts. How to Work With a Contract Web Developer How To Bootstrap Your StartupThought it would be good to capture them in one spot and also include links to related posts from other sources.

The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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The post The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly appeared first on TechZulu. Some refer to it as “brain drain.”

Los Angeles Startup Weekend August 2011 | The Complete Breakdown

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From your core first hires and building a board of advisors to raising angel and seed capital, team and community makes a world of difference.

Los Angeles Becomes YouTube's Content Hub With New Playa Vista Studio

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The Los Angeles area is fast becoming the content hub for online video site YouTube , a position that takes advantage of both the LA region's long history in the entertainment business, and the rise of a slew of startups producing content specifically aimed at the YouTube audience. READ MORE>>.

Los Angeles Ranks 6th In Tech Job Pay Survey

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Los Angeles ranks number six in a recent survey by Irvine-based recruiting firm CyberCoders. angeles technology jobs employment

Indeed Prime On Why Los Angeles Is A Hot Technology Jobs Market

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Most of the insiders and hiring executives in Los Angeles know how hard it is to find technical talent in Los Angeles�but not all realize it's not because of lack of talent, but because of very high demand. Why did you pick Los Angeles for the new job service? because it's been such a hot job market. Thanks!

inLA Looks To Galvanize Los Angeles Entrepreneurs, Investors

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The group says it hopes to help spur company and job creation in the innovation economy here in Los Angeles. READ MORE>>.

Atari Boosts Team in Los Angeles

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Atari said the new team will help the team as it develops a strategy for the mobile, social, and online market. offices in Los Angeles.

CamFind Makes the World a Giant Store

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This app is developed by a Los Angeles based company with the same name, and is available for iOS and Android. Luckily, there is.

Fonality Leaves Los Angeles, Heads to Texas

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In a loss to the Los Angeles technology industry, Voice over IP software developer Fonality has relocated its headquarters to Texas, the firm said today. According to Fonality, it has moved its headquarters to Plano, Texas from Los Angeles. READ MORE>>. texas jobs employment relocation fonality

Tutors App: Flexible Tutoring Whenever You Need It

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We talk a lot about college entrepreneurs here at Tech.Co, but what about the younger generations? That’s right, I’m referring to high school students.

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2011 comes to Los Angeles and its finally here. Shani Higgins joined Technorati in 2007 to lead strategy and day to day operations for the company¹s advertising sales, business development and the Technorati Media advertising network. Make sure to tune in for all the live action. NewTek Inc.

LA-Based Coding Bootcamp Codesmith Boasts 96% Hiring Rate

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However, we’re not interested in what your GPA was, only that you bring total dedication to developing as a software engineer now.”. Jobs Codesmith Coding coding bootcamp Los Angeles techFinding a job can be hard. But in this economy, finding a job with a hearty paycheck is even harder.

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Flywheel Expands Into Los Angeles, Ramps Up Taxi vs. Rideshare Battle

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The fight between Los Angeles taxicab drivers and services like Lyft and Uber haas just gotten even more interesting, as mobile app developer Flywheel said it has launched in Los Angeles. angeles losangeles launch mobile rideshare ride taxi smartphone sidecar lyft uber flywheel READ MORE>>.

Pro Athletes Are the Best Marketing Tools You Can Get

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Now, if you’re thinking that anybody could go out and develop something like this you’re not alone. Hyperice. Vyper. You should be.

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Los Angeles Stacks Up Inc. 500 Firms

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magazine, has 42 companies in the Los Angeles area on the list. angeles firms growing fastest inc50050 Inc. READ MORE>>.

Acting and Modeling Startup Castar Is Thriving in LA

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Los Angeles is the destiny of people wanting to succeed in the field of acting. It works in order to provide the industry with talented actors and models, using the app they developed for iOS , Windows Mobile and Android. People flock from around the world just to have a chance at a glimmer of fame.

Lead Developer to CTO at a Startup

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I've previously addressed the role of a CTO in early-stages in my post Startup CTO or Developer. for a Lead Developer: How much will it cost to build what we need to build? How can I control costs but effectively get stuff developed? How can we phase development to balance cost, features, risk, etc? Accounting? Reporting?

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Hiring Developers Before Product/Market Fit?

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And in most cases they are not ready to hire developers either. In other words, they come in asking for help with sourcing and hiring.

Tech Titans Peter Thiel, Matt Jacobson, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Mich Mathews, Elon Musk Buy Homes in Los Angeles

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Developments Blog. Tech entrepreneurs and executives from Silicon Valley are moving south and buying up luxury homes in the Los Angeles area.

Lets Save The Water…With A Hackathon! | rhubarb studios Water Hack

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Hackers will work non-stop for 48 hours on the weekend-long event (August 21-August 23) in Downtown Los Angeles.

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XPRIZE Launches $7M Literacy Prize For Mobile App Developers

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Los Angeles-based XPRIZE has launched a new, multi-million dollar prize aimed at improving adult literacy, the company said this morning. The foundation said the new Adult Literacy XPRIZE challenges mobile app developers to create a mobile app, to help bring illiterate and low-literacy adults to basic literacy within 12 months.

Mogreet Targets Developers, Debuts Mobile API

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mogreet trancode messaging developer softwareREAD MORE>>.

Indianapolis is the “It Place” to Start a Startup?

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DeveloperTown is this awesome huge warehouse filled with mini houses that are offices developers work in. image EPA/Andrew Gombert. Amazing.

Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

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He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. You can use keywords like: Events in Los Angeles or Southern California Events or even Santa Monica Events. Great post by John Shiple. They put on great events. AITP-LA – Monthly events.