As fashion has its metaverse moment, one app looks to bridge real and virtual worlds for sneakerheads

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And as physical events and the entertainment industry that depends on them shuts down, virtual things have come to epitomize the popular culture of the pandemic. “Our plan was to have an LA specific release and do a competition, but that was obviously thrown off,” Mullins said.

Tech and Entertainment Have a Home in Silicon Beach

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Malibu and Beverly Hills have long been hot neighborhoods for entertainment execs. But the tech culture of Los Angeles is shifting real estate’s center of gravity. As the line blurs between tech and entertainment, and as Silicon Valley seeks synergy with L.A.’s

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Earth Class Mail Lands In West LA


Seattle-based startup Earth Class Mail has landed in Los Angeles, saying Monday that the firm has opened up shop on Santa Monica Boulevard for the firm's Internet mail service. Earth Class Mail -- which is venture backed by the Keiretsu Forum -- said the new location will help "entertainment-industry professionals and jet-setters" to gain a Hollywood area mail address.

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Small Business Breakfast Series: How to Build a Brand with Authentic Storytelling

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Thursday, October 20, 2016 -- GAN-LA Presents Small Business Breakfast Series: How to Build a Brand with Authentic Storytelling. Join us at the Pepperdine West Los Angeles Graduate Campus and learn invaluable information about what it means to be an entrepreneur. They're seeking community, education, entertainment, and most of all, a sense of authenticity.

Wheels, Started By Founders of Wag, Comes To LA


Need a way to get around Los Angeles, but just can't handle those scooters? Wheels , a new startup from the co-founders of Wag , announced this morning that the company has started offering up access to its electric powered, two wheel bicycles in Los Angeles, as it expands from its base in San Diego.

The Launch of Ultraviolet: Perceiving Digital Film

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Hollywood and Silicon Valley converged over coffee at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in West Los Angeles for the Digital Hollywood conference to find out what studios and techies are all buzzing about.

Software Development Companies in Southern California


I've helped organize the Los Angeles CTO Forum for almost 10 years. In a recent conversation with a fellow CTO, we lamented about the fact that while there's very active software development and web development going on in Southern California and West Los Angeles, yet there didn't seem to be as much of a community around it. Part of the reason is that when I look at the CTOs, we see that the industries (games, entertainment, aerospace, retail, etc.),

Interview Dan Dato and Bruce Brown, Upstart.LA


Although Los Angeles has become a hub for the high tech startup world, Surprisingly, one of the things which hasn't happened in the Los Angeles area is any huge, successful venture acceleration programs. And then, in 2003 I retired, and I became an angel investor.

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