LA Startups Gather At Twiistup


Los Angeles area startups and would-be entrepreneurs were gathered Thursday as a part of the annual Twiistup technology conference, being held at the Skirball Center.

Chromatik Takes Twiistup Top Showoff Prize


Los Angeles-based Chromatik , which is developing a web-based, music learning products, took the top honors at the Twiistup Showoff event Thursday night. The startup, headed by Matt Sandler, was voted tops out of eight total companies who pitched their startups to attendees and judges at the Los Angeles area technology event. chromatik twiistup twiistup8 music learning award startup entrepreneur showoff

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How to Not Suck at a Group Presentation

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This was evident at the Twiistup pre-event company pitch last week at UCLA. I’ll put up the video when they post it on their website. Many of them have their iPhones and laptops ready to command their attention the moment that you start sucking. All numbers above made up.

Twiistup 8 | Presented Live by TechZulu

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TechZulu has been involved with Twiistup for quite some time now. We love startups, entrepreneurs and being able to bring you all the lastest in the startup community. Entrepreneurship Events News Startup Addroid Angel List Badgeville BetterWorks Chromatik Clover Frugal Foodie Graphight Jim Andelman Matt Thompson Microsoft Naval Ravikant Nevolution Paige Craig Rincon Venture Partners Scott Sangster Sharethrough Sonic Angel TechCoast Angel Twiistup Wanelo

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Twiistup 6 Highlights

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Twiistup 6 has come to an end. Out is the “cocktail only&# Twiistup and in is the new format of a conference that should take its rightful place on the national technology calendar. I believe that Twiistup is now a platform from which to grow and highlight what is uniquely LA.

Twiistup 7: Talks, Interviews, and Startup Pitches

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The moment you all have been waiting for has finally arrive.Twiistup 7 talks, interviews and startup pitches! We were able to capture every talk and every startup pitch for your viewing pleasure. So without further delay TechZulu presents to you the winner of Twiistup 7.

Attention Startups! Twiistup Heads To New York

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If you are a NYC Startup and looking for great exposure, advice, and people to help build your startup? Then you should definitely give the Twiistup NY-Startup Summit a look. If you want to be a presenter at the Twiistup NY-Startup Summit apply here.

Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

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I was recently interviewed for an article that appeared in Fast Company titled, “ Why you should start a business in LA.&# If you’re interested in the topic it’s worth a read, but I thought I’d elaborate on the topic since it comes up all the time. Los Angeles.

Final Twiistup Agenda and Last Chance to Nab Tickets

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Today at 3pm PST is the final time for you to grab your Twiistup tickets at the $397 rate. They have also released their final agenda shown below: Twiistup 007 Agenda. 12:00-1:00 PM: Eric Ries – The Lean Startup. 7:30 – Midnight: Twiistup 007 – Casino Royale Party.

Making The Most out of Sitting on Panels

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photo from left to right: me, QD3, Brian Solis, Chamillionaire, Ian Rogers and Brian Zisk – most of whom I got to know through Twiistup panels). Things to know: mix of entrepreneurs, big tech company execs, service providers, media people, VCs, etc. Follow up !

Los Angeles Startup Weekend August 2011 | The Complete Breakdown

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Coming hot off the coat tail of earlier this year’s Startup Weekend LA where Zaarly launched, this LASW was nothing less than amazing and as someone put, one of the best tech events in LA they had ever been to. Throughout the day, random shouts of Startup Weekend success!

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Interview with Fouad ElNaggar, Redpoint Ventures


Can you talk about how Redpoint splits up investment -- do certain partners handle certain industries, or is it more geographic? It's difficult to add value to a portfolio company or entrepreneur. Finally, for entrepreneurs, what's the best way to approach you--email, Twitter, Facebook?

Twiistup 007: Final Showoff's Additional Speakers and TZ Discount

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Twiistup is just 2 weeks away and there have been a whole slew of announcements within these past few days. And now what you have all been waiting for.the TechZulu Twiistup discount. You folks are just that awesome that we try and hook our readers up whenever we can so you are Welcome!

The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA

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I recently hosted a panel at the Twiistup Conference about LA tech companies. But I thought I’d take some more time here to expand on what I think are the challenges, and opportunities, of starting a tech company in LA. Past Startups Uncensored LA Tech Events.

Interview with Rahul Sonnad, Geodelic


We caught Rahul in a more serious conversation, and spoke to him about his venture funded, location-based information startup and what it's up to, as well as got the story behind the firm's incubation at Clearstone Ventures.

Insights: The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA


Jason Nazar is CEO and founder of Santa Monica-based document sharing firm DocStoc , and recently put together his thoughts on the challenges, and opportunities, facing startups in Los Angeles. I recently hosted a panel at the Twiistup Conference about LA tech companies.

Tyler Koblasa of on TechZulu Live

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Born out of a Los Angeles Startup weekend then going on to be a Twiistup presenter and signing up. and how it all started out. Tyler also goes into a few startup tips, tricks, and events entrepreneurs should really pay attention to.

William Chow of Mobolize on TechZulu Live

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William Chow is an expert in networking, virtualization, and security technologies, with over 17 years experience in leading multiple startups. We last spoke with William during Twiistup 7 and since then Mobolize has come a very long way. Click here to watch live on Thursday 4pm PT.

Digital Revenue Expert – Vince Thompson


I started out as screenwriter, went into local television, ran ad sales in the west for AOL and joined Facebook in the companies very early days. With that as a start it rarely feels burdensome. I need help on this as well. :) Vince: It’s hard sometimes to not sound like a guy trying to sell nine watches up and down his arm. What keeps you up at night? Vince: Always On Paid Content TwiistUp DealMaker Events Digiday Events And many private events.