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Snapchat will make Los Angeles a stronger tech hub

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Companies like Google, Yahoo, Oracle and PayPal attract top talent for years; when they reach maturity or a major liquidity event, their talent disperses and germinates into the next generation of companies. Column Social TC Los Angeles Snapchat PayPal Mafia Evan Spiegel

Los Angeles tech companies take a victory lap with planned tech job fair

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Events TC Job Fair Los Angeles TechFair LA2016 was a good year to be a tech startup in LA, and, with the $25 billion planned public offering for the city’s startup darling, Snap Inc.,

Los Angeles Startup Events

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I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles. In that post, I mentioned how one of the signals is the big increase in number of startup events and the number of attendees at those events. 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since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.

Los Angeles Hosts the Oscars and the Tech.Co Startup Showcase

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It’s no secret that Los Angeles is home to a bevy of celebrities. startups wanting to get recognized, Tech.Co’s Startup Showcase in Los Angeles on July 26th is the perfect opportunity. We’ve also partnered with WeAreLATech , a startup resource that can help everyone from potential employees to budding founders to get acclimated to the LA ecosystem with job listings, event calendars, and startup profiles.

Los Angeles’s Secret to Startup Success

Tech.Co

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. While the initiative is still new and growing, it’s a symbol of why Los Angeles’s startup scene is poised for long-term, sustainable growth. Money: In 2014, Los Angeles startups received more than $3 billion in funding.

Startup Surge in Los Angeles

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At the event, the enthusiasm for startups was palpable. The crowd of more than 1,500 spilled out into hallways, and would-be investors were turned away from the doors, as a crush of entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, wanna-be entrepreneurs, and others looked to be part of the surge of startups emerging in Los Angeles. Certainly it feels like there's been a recent surge in Startup activity here in Los Angeles and as well nationally.

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Los Angeles Startup Weekend Live! | Get Your Dose of Startup Awesome

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That’s right folks, we are now just a day away from Los Angeles Startup Weekend held at Coloft in Santa Monica.

Los Angeles Fast 500 Winners Announced

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The Los Angeles winners of the Deloitte Fast 500 ranking of fastest growing companies was announced last night at an event at Santa Monica's Shutters on the Beach, with 26 companies recognized in the overall 2011 Technology Fast 500, and three "Technology Rising Stars" recognized in the Los Angeles area. In the private award event, Deloitte announced the local companies who made the national list of fastest growing companies.

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Los Angeles Accelerator Report Card: Too Early To Tell

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There's been a surge in startup accelerator activity in Los Angeles in the last year, as interest in starting a company in the region has grown, and a wide range of experienced entrepreneurs and investors have pitched in to help companies get to the next level.

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Warner Launches Startup Accelerator In Los Angeles

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its Media Camp accelerator program wil lbe launching in Los Angeles, to help early stage companies create "disruptive innovations" in entertainment. Warner said the effort will kick off with a series of networking events this spring. It looks like there's a new startup accelerator in town today: MediaCamp , an entertainment-focused startup acceleration program backed by Turner Broadcasting, a division of Warner Bros. Entertainment. According to Warner Bros.,

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Be Great Fest | Celebrating Los Angeles’ Startup Ecosystem

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Meet the next generation of startup success stories at Be Great Fest in Los Angeles. Their mission: to support a charity, savor the hot SoCal nightlife, and transform Los Angeles into the startup capital of the world.

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

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Created by founder Toby Daniels , Social Media Week Los Angeles will focus this series of discussions around the theme of “Empowering Change Through Collaboration.” SMWLA offers 90% of the events for FREE! This keeps the event organizers aware of capacity limitations.

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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. Entrepreneurship Events Interviews Social News Startup Video Website courier Los Angeles Shipments TaskRabbit Zipments

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Tesla To Launch Model M3 In Los Angeles On March 31st

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Tesla Motors is getting set to launch its newest model--the mass market, Model 3--at an event on March 31st in Los Angeles, in what is expected to be watershed moment for the electric car company. Tesla has reportedly been inviting Tesla owners and the press to the launch event, which Tesla will also be webcasting live from its web site.

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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. My flippant comment was, “If you do a Google search for Los Angeles web developer, you’ll find a LOT of people and firms.” There certainly are a lot of Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California that you can use.

Startup Weekend Los Angeles | Presented Live by TechZulu

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For those that may be unfamiliar with Startup Weekend its a weekend event in cities around the world. 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. Business Development Entrepreneurship Events Startup Bo Fishback Coloft Dan Gould Scott Sangster Sean Percival Startup Weekend Startup Weekend LA Startup Weekend Los Angeles

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Events. 63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of By mario on May 2, 2012 in Features , grid. And you know, one of the communities that has some super remarkable entrepreneurs that doesn’t get enough credit is Los Angeles. Los Angeles.

The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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With unrivaled weather, a host of high-profile universities and unlimited array of daytime and nightlife entertainment, Los Angeles seems like a dreamland for young tech professionals and the companies hoping to employ their talents.

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. What a weekend!

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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. twitter developers angeles messaging event launchpadlaIf you are Twitter , the popular messaging service, where do you go to find startups you might want to work with?

Fast Pitch Los Angeles

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012 -- Fast Pitch Los Angeles 2012. Tech Coast Angels, 7th Annual Fast Pitch Competition. Now in its seventh year, the Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch event has come to symbolize true entrepreneurial spirit and innovation. Finding these companies and helping them reach the next level is at the heart of Tech Coast Angels mission.

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Live on Sunday February 26th | Startup Weekend Los Angeles

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This year’s Startup Weekend in Los Angeles begins tomorrow February 24th and goes through the weekend. Since the event sold out in less 10 minutes, it because a tough ticket to obtain. Events Coloft startup competition Startup Weekend SWLA

GoodThreads Powers Susan G. Komen for the Cure Los Angeles

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Los Angeles-based GoodThreads , the new, social good startup started by Brandon Hance, is powering an event for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Los Angeles County group's upcoming March event, according to the local nonprofit. Komen Los Angeles County Affiliate, it will partner with GoodThreads to help increase donations, engage supports, and ultimately raise breast cancer awareness.

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Urban Rebound-Los Angeles Conference

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Friday, May 11, 2012 -- Urban Rebound-Los Angeles Conference. This event is part of Urban Rebound-Los Angeles, an exciting business growth initiative for women entrepreneurs in Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange and Riverside Counties, etc.

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. Reaching more than 27 million women monthly, BlogHer is the leading media company created by, for and with women in social media, with 2,500+ premium blog contributors, the world’s largest in-person events for bloggers, and an award-winning social hub at BlogHer.com. We currently have sponsorship slots open If you would like to be part of this amazing event and show your support for TechZulu.

Car Sharing Firm Zipcar Heading To Los Angeles

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It looks like Los Angeles is set to get access to peer-to-peer car sharing service Zipcar , as it plans to open an office in Hollywood tomorrow. Zipcar has been inviting the press to an event tomorrow with L.A. City Council President Eric Garcetti, to mark its entry into Los Angeles, the 16th market covered by the company. Los Angeles is known as one of the few large cities in the nation where you almost cannot function without having your own car.

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The Best Restaurants in Los Angeles

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Bungalow Club – an LA staple for events. Red O – beautiful inside, the food is decent but definitely a crowd-pleaser, plus it’s the “it” place in LA, so people would like it for the “event” of it. The Foundry on Melrose – popular for group events for a reason. But could be nice for a group event. I eat out almost every meal.

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Watch an Ad, Help a Nonprofit Out

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Further, college ambassadors will spread awareness about Givvr on launch day via on campus events and pervasive social media campaigns. It’s a fact: young people are becoming more socially conscious these days.

LA Software Craftsmanship UnConference Event [ LOS ANGELES ]

Tech.Co

“We are pleased to invite you to attend LA Software Craftsmanship’s unConference event! This event will also feature a constant Speed Networking session to help you collaborate with other startup founders, software leaders, tech-enthusiasts in a business matchmaking atmosphere. What is an unConference? At an unConference, the topics on the agenda are decided by the attendees.

Doppels Is the Birthday Matching App You’re Going to Love

Tech.Co

During some early pop up events in L.A., Within a month we had celebrities such as Justin Bieber, Big Sean and Grammy-nominated producer Kosine Palacious attending the first official ‘Doppels Day’ event,” said Hagger.

LA-Based Coding Bootcamp Codesmith Boasts 96% Hiring Rate

Tech.Co

” Check out some of their events and workshops to get a better idea of what they are all about, or sign up for their 12-week program on their website. 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. Fortunately, study after study has shown that IT professionals and computer science graduates are going home with the biggest paychecks on a regular basis.

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. In his post, he mentions the following events / event organizers, and you should visit his post for a bit more on each of them. They put on great events. VentureNet – Great annual event by the Technology Council. AITP-LA – Monthly events. TechBizConnection – Orange County monthly events.

Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

SoCal Delicious

Los Angeles By: Laura Rich February 26, 2010 It used to be, if you were serious about starting a tech company, you went to Silicon Valley. But lets face it, when you think of Los Angeles, Internet startups are not the first things that spring to mind.

Hero Conf Los Angeles [ LOS ANGELES ]

Tech.Co

“Hero Conf Los Angeles marks our sixth annual US event, where PPC fanatics gather to share a passion, collaborate on solutions and simply have fun while learning about the latest trends in paid search. Hero Conf is hosted by the experts behind PPC Hero and is an event tailor-made for digital advertising pros ready to discuss tactics and actionable ideas to implement within their accounts.

Acting and Modeling Startup Castar Is Thriving in LA

Tech.Co

Los Angeles is the destiny of people wanting to succeed in the field of acting. Also, it congregates information about new opportunities and events in a certain region. Being able to analyze the industry from the perspective of ‘active participant’ was vital, and we decided early on that once we had an extremely solid product, the next logical step would be to move Castar’s headquarters to Los Angeles.”

Silicon Beach Lines Up Big Group For SXSW Event

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A big group of local, Silicon Beach startups and established tech companies have signed up to showcase the Los Angeles high technology world, according to a list released today by Silicon Beach Sunday. socalTECH is a media sponsor of the event).

Techweek Los Angeles 2016 [ LOS ANGELES ]

Tech.Co

The Entrepreneur ticket gets you all Explorer ticket benefits PLUS additional access to exclusive networking events and parties, as well as company HQ knowledge events – and is best suited for tech enthusiasts, committed entrepreneurs, investors, and tech executives with an eye to making critical connections. “ Explorer. The free Explorer ticket gets you access to the hiring fair, the LAUNCH startup competition, the EXPO, and day-time technology knowledge workshops.

TechZulu Final Friday At WeWork Hollywood (#TZFF)

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For those unfamiliar, Held the last Friday of every month, TechZulu Final Fridays (#TZFF) are a creative blend between mentorship, networking event, startup showcase, and community celebration. The Deets: Where: WeWork Hollywood 7083 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

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

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This event serves as a kick-off for rhubarb studio’s hackathon series, “Hack for Humanity,” which seeks solutions for public good in the private sector. 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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Urbandig Wants to Invite 5 Lucky TechZulu Readers To Los Angeles VIP Launch Party

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applications Arts & Entertainment Events Mobile Retail & Consumers Social Media Social News Startup App Apps Danielle Lehman iPhone iPhone Application Mike Macadaan Saul ColtMaura Rodgers Steve McKenzie UrbandigUrbandig is coming to LA and they want 5 of you awesome TechZulu peeps to join them for their VIP launch party happening Thursday September 8th 7-10pm.