Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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” It’s the most common refrain I hear from investors and even entrepreneurs these days. The patents Overture held became known in small circles as Google’s ’361 problem as outlined here. An abbreviated version of this post appeared yesterday on TechCrunch.

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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where entrepreneurs share their stories. 63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of By mario on May 2, 2012 in Features , grid. Free Corporations For First-Time Entrepreneurs. Right now they’re setting up 500 free corporations for first time entrepreneurs.

Could you be the next Ford, Jobs or Musk?

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Leaders and companies that innovate new products, services and methods of delivery are the ones that stand out in a crowded business world, especially when attempting to gain recognition among the throngs of competitors visible on the web. Commissioner of Patents in 1899.

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Your Product Needs to be 10x Better than the Competition to Win. Here’s Why:

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To say he has had an impact on the web would be an understatement. He was a life-long entrepreneur and the first business he created out of college (actually, he founded it while he was at Caltech) was a company that manufactured high quality audio speakers. We talked about patents.

How urRadio Wants To Make You The Radio Station

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Our CTO was the Senior Web Engineer at Yahoo Music, and helped launch many of its international platforms, and helped rebuild the original Yahoo Music and Messenger radio players. social broadcast radio streaming music urradio entrepreneur startup interview francois tyler

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Tilofy: Making Sense Of The World Around You Using Location Data

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We''re also using web articles and other data sources, and cross referencing those with location information. tilofy location data science computer bigdata parsing filtering interview startup entrepreneur southern california

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Interview with Steve Jillings, TeleSign

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Telesign provides authentication services for the largest web companies in the world. A real simple example, is someone comes to register for a particular web service, puts their name, and contact information into a site, and our clients asks them for a valid phone number.

Why Coachella Valley Is a Hub for Renewable Energy Startups

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Hank: Seco Sys has developed a range of web services that are dedicated to managing all types of water. All of this attention has helped raise the profile of the region as a lifestyle destination, which has led entrepreneurs to see the valley in a positive light.

GumGum Makes Images Profitable for Publishers

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Think about how many images are on the web. Tanz has been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine “Young Millionaires of 2011 Special Report.” Millions, billions, trillions?

NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

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I also will point out that in the The 15 Mistakes of First Time Entrepreneurs : 9. Entrepreneur: Following is an email describing my idea. Some resources on this: Intellectual Property is More Than Patents Does My Startup Have Intellectual Property?

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NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

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I also will point out that in the The 15 Mistakes of First Time Entrepreneurs : 9. Entrepreneur: Following is an email describing my idea. Some resources on this: Intellectual Property is More Than Patents Does My Startup Have Intellectual Property?

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Interview with Kevin Kent, Inspired Instruments

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My partner and I, Cliff Elion, have a patent pending neck technology, which enables the guitar to be made at a very accessible price point, and also have probably more functionality and connectivity than any device in history.

Interview with Jose daVeiga, KlickSports

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Los Angeles-based KlickSports (www.klicksports.com) recently rolled out the firm's live sports prediction web site and game, looking to harness the enthusiasm of sports fans for their favorite sports and teams. Kent also went off to other things, but in 2005 we got awarded that patent.

TechZulu Tech Crawl | Culver City Edition!

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Whether you’re a networked entrepreneur or just finding your way in the LA tech scene, TZ Tech Crawls give you a fun way to discover new things about the community and each other. Our patent-pending technology delivers information extracted from scientific literatures on emerging risk.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Inventing Stuff, Obviously Impossible?

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Hire Entrepreneurs! Web Development & Marketing Technology) Exit: evolved into L90 (next company) Lesson: What you dont know cant stop you. Blogger Template originally design by Web-Kreation Converted By Jacky Supit

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Interview with Milo Sindell, Knowledge Genie

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This morning, Knowledge Genie (www.myknowledgegenie.com) launched a new web site that helps experts and authors publish online information to the web. We have patents filed on this process. One of our hopes, aside from creating a way to package knowledge, is to essentially allow entrepreneurs to create their own publishing company. It has links to supporting web site and resources.

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The Startup UCLA Accelerator Is About Entrepreneurship Not Investment Returns

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Program head Robert Jadon describes Startup UCLA as more of a pre-accelerator than anything, meaning the the ideas are typically earlier stage and the entrepreneurs less experienced. Love the student entrepreneur scene in LA right now! It also won a number of key patents bit.ly/RiJCFI

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Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010

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Why Lawyers Don’t Run Startups - Steve Blank , May 27, 2010 Startups need to have a great lawyer, accountant, patent attorney, etc. Why Entrepreneurs Hate Lawyers. In many of them I get asked similar questions, including the inevitable “what makes a great entrepreneur?” Marketplace companies are notoriously difficult to start, so I'm constantly amazed that so many entrepreneurs chose this route. If you’re an entrepreneur, the glib answer is “no.”

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 4. Build a SWAT team

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Web Development & Marketing Technology) Exit: evolved into L90 (next company) Lesson: What you dont know cant stop you. At L90 (Startup 3.0) , we were sued by DoubleClick on the eve of our IPO for alleged patent-infrindgement.

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Top 30 Startup Posts in June 2010

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Just because a product has a patent, deep complexity and an obvious competitive advantage does not mean that it can fly by itself into the market. How-to learn about angel/vc term sheets - Gabriel Weinberg , June 28, 2010 I think every startup entrepreneur (and angel investor) should have a good understanding of financing term sheets. You’re Not a Real Entrepreneur - Steve Blank , June 10, 2010 Who is an entrepreneur really?

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What Mattered in 2012: Aber Whitcomb, io/LA

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We asked the same four questions of a variety of top technology entrepreneurs, investors, and others, to hear what they're thinking about, and are sharing it here over the next week. The same is true online, as the desktop web experience is quickly being overtaken by the mobile experience.

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Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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AdWords is on Google.com, AdSense is a distributed platform across many different Web sites where if youre a small publisher and you put AdSense on your Web site and someone clicks, you get part of the revenue and Google gets part of the revenue.

Interview with George Ruan and Donald Patterson, Quub

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The idea is we do not want to go down the current path of the Web 2.0 The sort of support mechanisms and networks in place really are about pharmaceuticals, biomedical, and patents. Tags: entrepreneur startup networking social twitter irvine patterson ruan george quub itnerview

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TechZulu Live to Premiere "TZLaw" at 5:15 p.m. PT Thursday, October 7, with IP Attorney Denise Grayson of "The Social Network"

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The show focuses on legal issues surrounding startups, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and emerging technology. Guest: interview with a special guest, ranging from world-reknowned business entrepreneurs to leaders in technology law and policy.

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Spotlight: LA Tech Winter | Recap, Videos, and Thank You!

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