22 Los Angeles Startups You Need to Watch Out For

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Los Angeles, for one, is not only brimming with innovative ideas, it’s also home to a wide range of unique startups that are solving the problems of the world. This is evident from the fact that they are owned and run by EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year award finalists in the Greater Los Angeles area. ServiceTitan is the service management software that helps leading home services businesses generate more leads and close more sales.

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. You’ll be able to rub elbows with people that can help you get where you need to go. Sign up today for the Los Angeles event and bring your team. Dude I Need a Truck – connects dudes with trucks to people who need help moving their things.

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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. 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.

Los Angeles Startup Community

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I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. So, I promised I would create this post to help point them in the right direction. Los Angeles Startup Community Posts/Articles Here are some interesting articles and posts on the ecosystem around startups in Los Angeles. It brings together events and content for Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Targets Uber, Lyft, Sidecar, Orders Them To Leave

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The City of Los Angeles--despite a successful, recent mayoral campaign focused on the city''s tech-friendly new major has just issued a cease and desist to Uber , Lyft , and Sidecar , three smartphone driven ride services who have been serving the area''s high tech savvy residents.

Jaunt Finds $65M To Open VR Studio In Los Angeles

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Jaunt , a developer of cinematic, virtual reality hardware and software, said this morning that it has opened up a new, virtual reality studio in Los Angeles, after receiving $65M in a Series C funding. SE, Axel Springer SE, The Madison Square Garden Company plus Google Ventures, Highland Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Sky and SV Angel.

“Built In L.A.” Releases Its First Los Angeles Digital Startup Report

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the online community for the Los Angeles startup scene, soft launched in January with the help of community leaders, including mega VC Tony Pritzker. A new startup is launched every 40 hours in Los Angeles. As we reported earlier, Built in L.A.,

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.

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. MediaCamp says its interests in startups include everything from startups helping to enhance the value of digital ownership and content; help transform what it means to be a fan; that tap into the value of data and recommendations; and new technologies for content production.

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. According to the company's CEO, Clayton Lewis--who has been a General Partner at Venture Capital investor Maveron--the company has just started expanding into Los Angeles and the rest of California, as it looks to grow its business.

MuckerLab Takes TechStars Incubation To Los Angeles

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A new, technology startup accelerator modeled after the TechStars venture incubator in Boulder said today it has launched, and will bring business acceleration to Los Angeles. muckerlab techstars incubator acceleration angeles

Los Angeles Ranks Among Top AngelList Cities

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The Los Angeles area ranks among the top markets for activity on the angel investment service AngelList , according to new statistics released by the service Monday. According to AngelList, Los Angeles was third in the list of top five locations with activity on the service. That list included Silicon Valley, New York, Los Angeles, London, and Chicago. AngelList helps broker individual angel investments in startups.

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.” So my flip suggestion was actually not all that helpful.

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

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Social Media Week (SMW) helps organizations connect and share the latest social media findings through social, cultural and economic talks and workshops in major cities worldwide. Monday: Los Angeles – The Social City. Why Los Angeles Is The Next Silicon Valley.

Tesla Unveils Upgraded Model S In Los Angeles

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Tesla Motors , the electric car company led by Elon Musk, rolled out its latest automobile in Los Angeles last week, showing off a new version of the Model S that includes dual motors, and new "autopilot" functionality which can help drivers change lanes, keep within the speed limit, and avoid collisions.

Get It Delivered With Zipments | Los Angeles Begins Delivery

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A number of web services has popped up in recent years that has helped cater to people with busy lives. If someone wants to use Zipments for delivery in their city, we are happy to help them grow a base of couriers there to serve them and others.

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. We are about to head on a four-month, 48-state road trip to help people across America bring their ideas to life and shine the light on some of the amazing entrepreneurs and communities.

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? ladot metro major government economic economy accelerator startup technology angeles corridor edge

Karlin Ventures Takes Aim At Los Angeles Startup Investments

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Los Angeles has a new, well funded, investment firm in town, with big plans for local investments: Karlin Ventures. According to TX Zhou, who is heading up efforts for the investment firm, the venture capital firm is an arm of private investment firm Karlin Asset Management, the private family office of Gary Karlin Michelson, and is looking to help bolster sources of local capital for startups. karlin ventures startup angeles investment family office

Instacart Expands In Los Angeles

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On-demand grocery delivery service Instacart has expanded in Los Angeles, saying recently that it is now covering downtown Los Angeles and Culver City, and will deliver groceries from Ralphs and Costco. The company--which launched earlier in April in Los Angeles--offers up personal shopping services driven by crowdsourcing. The company has been active in Los Angeles since April 3rd.

Los Angeles, Meet “Fixed” the App That Fixes Your Parking Tickets

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Good news, Fixed , the San Francisco app that helps drivers fight tickets has just launched in Los Angeles after raising an additional $650,000 in seed funding last February. How many times have you been confused by the contradicting parking signs in L.A.?

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.

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

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Called the Startup Foundation, the program is a grassroots initiative that helps cities build and establish ecosystems that will support more high-growth entrepreneurs, startups, and ultimately, jobs. So who is the man leading the charge for your local Los Angeles Startup Foundation.

WebVisible Moves Headquarters To Los Angeles

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WebVisible , which helps small and medium sized businesses place online advertising, announced Wednesday afternoon that it has moved its headquarters from Irvine, to Los Angeles. WebVisible said it is moving to a new, creative space in Playa Vista, within the Electronics Arts Campus. WebVisible had been in Irvine for 10 years. The firm said the move is a part of an ongoing effort to "re-energize" the company, and to embrace the "collaborative vibe" of the area.

ParkMe Sold! | Los Angeles Based Parking Assist Company Acquired By INRIX

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INRIX a leading provider of real-time traffic information and connected driving services worldwide, announced it has completed the acquisition of ParkMe , a Santa Monica, CA company that helps consumers find parking, make reservations and mobile payments worldwide.

inLA Looks To Galvanize Los Angeles Entrepreneurs, Investors

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The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) said Tuesday that it has launched a new effort to help galvanize and promote the technology and "innovation economy" in Los Angeles, called inLA.

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.

LawKick: A Modern Way To Find Legal Help

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To shortcut what has been an antiquated way of connecting consumers with attorneys, Los Angeles startup LawKick (www.lawkick.com) has created an online, easy way to match up clients with lawyers, through a set of simple questions and answers about different kinds of legal problems.

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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. Last week, job search service Indeed launched a new service in Los Angeles, called Indeed Prime , hoping to jump into the market for finding talent here to address that issue. Why did you pick Los Angeles for the new job service?

Atari Boosts Team in Los Angeles

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Atari , the interactive entertainment and licensing firm which owns the rights to the various Atari games developed over the years, said this week that it has bolstered its executive staff in Los Angeles. offices in Los Angeles.

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?

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.

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.