Los Angeles Ranks Among Top AngelList Cities
JULY 26, 2011
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
JANUARY 28, 2010
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.” Web development refers to the design and creation of the database, code, and dynamic elements of the site.
Get It Delivered With Zipments | Los Angeles Begins Delivery
Tech Zulu Event
AUGUST 31, 2011
A number of web services has popped up in recent years that has helped cater to people with busy lives. Her desire for flexible work got Garrick thinking – wouldn’t it be great for her to have a site to go on each day to look for jobs in her area to do in her spare time?
63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of
MAY 6, 2012
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.
LawKick: A Modern Way To Find Legal Help
JANUARY 2, 2014
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.
Tech Titans Peter Thiel, Matt Jacobson, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Mich Mathews, Elon Musk Buy Homes in Los Angeles
OCTOBER 8, 2012
SIGNIFICANCE PASSING-MENTION. --> Tech Titans Hit the Beach As Silicon Valley moguls go on a home-buying spree in Los Angeles, theyre reshaping the real-estate landscape. Aerial view of the home of Elon Musk, currently lived in by his ex-wife, 11050 Bel Air Place, Los Angeles.
Kickstarted Launches Site For Successfully Crowdsourced Projects
SEPTEMBER 26, 2013
Kickstarted , a new online community focused on successfully crowdfunded projects, launched today, in an effort to connect the organizers of crowdfunded projects from such sites as IndieGogo, Kickstarter, and other projects with customers. The Los Angeles area startup is hoping to make it easier for crowdfunded projects to find additional customers for their projects, by streamlining request for samples, communication via email, Facbeook, Twitter, SMS, and more.
LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts
Tech Zulu Event
JULY 16, 2013
If that’s news to you, here are eleven of Los Angles’ best and brightest. By using SteelHouse, ecommerce sites can use live data to instantly respond to a customer’s wants and needs for stronger transaction values, increased conversion rates, and an overall better customer experience.
At The Pool Redesigns Site, Rolls Out Groups For Organizations
MARCH 6, 2013
At The Pool , the Los Angeles-based social networking site focused on helping locals meet other locals, said Wednesday that it has launched a major, new site redesign, including adding the ability for local groups to create their own "pools".
Invested.in Powers JCrowd, Israeli Crowdfunding Site
AUGUST 31, 2011
Los Angeles-based Invested.in , the developer of crowdfunding software, has inked a deal to power an Israeli crowdfunding site, JCrowd. JCrowd said it will help Jewish and Israeli themed projects with a way to create, promote, and manage online fundraising campaigns. The new site allows anyone to create a project and solicit donations from friends and others. investedin social fundraising site crowdfunding israel jcrowd jewish
CoFoundersLab Matches Entrepreneurs Scientifically
Tech Zulu Event
FEBRUARY 11, 2013
The reason I am doing this is because this is the way I can have the biggest impact on helping entrepreneurship become more successful.”. This offline event was successful in helping Kaviani find his own cofounder, Culin Tate, and a new venture.
Invested.in Powers Israeli Crowdfunding Site
MARCH 28, 2011
Los Angeles-based Invested.in , the crowd funding software firm headed by Alon Goren, has partnered with a site focused on Jewish and Israeli causes. and JCrowd.com said they would launch a site for JCrowd in April, which will help provide Jewishh-themed projects with a way to manage online fundraising. Invested.in
Couponler Launches Small Business Coupon Site
APRIL 6, 2012
Are you a small business looking to help drum up some business? Los Angeles-based Couponler , a new website launched this week, is hoping to make it easier for small businesses to create online, printable-coupons, and share them via Facebook, Twitter, or a website. The new site was created by Baron Miller, Ian Kilpatrick, and Jason Eastwood. The site is offering up its service for $29.95
PC Mall Opens Daily Deals Site
AUGUST 9, 2011
The firm had said in May that it would be converting OnSale into an online daily deals site. PC Mall said the new site is rolling out a beta in Chicago, Los Angels, and Seattle, offering off discounts on national brands, local restaurants, spa and salon services, and more.
Break Media Analyzes Men With New Site
JUNE 13, 2012
Los Angeles-based online publisher Break Media is delving into that question this morning with the launch of a new site, called Acumen , focused on pulling insights and analysis on the behavior and trends driven by men. Break said the new site is designed as a new tool for brand marketers, to help them gain "actionable intelligence" about the male demographic. What makes men tick?
Anti-AgingGames.com Launches Brain Fitness Site
MAY 10, 2011
Los Angeles-based Anti-AgingGames.com , a new startup offering up brain fitness games, has launched today, aiming at healthy people looking to help their memory, concentration, and focus. The site--whose games were designed by Atari founder Nolan Bushnell--offers up online games which have been vetted by scientists to help reduce the risk of early memory loss.
UX | An Old Dog With New Tricks
Tech Zulu Event
JULY 20, 2012
Last week, I attended an event hosted by The Los Angeles User Experience Meetup at Cross Campus in Santa Monica. The problem now older people tend to think that they need to bring in young kids to help them with technology, particularly the internet and social media.
MGID Moves Headquarters To Los Angeles
JULY 8, 2014
headquarters to Los Angeles, to be closer to its sports, entertainment and lifestyle clients. The native advertising company--which helps place native ads on publisher web sites--was previously headquartered in New York. mgid native advertising publisher angeles jobs employment MGID , a provider of native advertising services and technology, said Tuesday that it is moving its U.S.
Los Angeles Tech Launched - Hot List
JANUARY 20, 2009
I'm happy to announce the launch of the Los Angeles Tech Content Community. This is the beginning of a content community that collects and organizes the best content from blogs and web sites. The goal is to create a place where it's relatively easy to find current content and highly relevant content surrounding Los Angeles Technology. To be clear Los Angeles Tech is a jump off point.
How Focus@Will Uses Music To Help You Concentrate Better
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
Can music help you concentrate (on school, work, or other tasks) better? That's the idea behind Focus@Will (www.focusatwill.com), a new Los Angeles music startup headed by Will Henshall. It's quite simple really, it helps you concentrate better on tasks.
PaeDae Debuts System To Help Mobile App Developers Find New Users
FEBRUARY 21, 2013
A Los Angeles-based startup, PaeDae , is looking to change that with a new platform it is calling BARTR , which it says will let mobile app developers exchange traffic and users. The new service harkens back to the "link exchanges" and "link networks" that grew during the beginning of the Internet age, where different websites would barter credits (earned from traffic) for placement on other websites--in the hopes that users would discover and visit their sites.
Filmzu: Find, Connect and Create New Content | Co-Founders Interview Nick Ghirardelli and Rupert Ralston
Tech Zulu Event
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
Nick Ghirardelli and Rupert Ralston aim to help new filmmakers find a crew and collaborate on projects. They would search through Craigslist and other jobs sites for a film crew and the process of finding people manually was quite cumbersome. Los Angeles is going to be our home base.
Porter: Mobile Chores | The Constant Hustle and LA Tech, Interview with CEO Matt Lucido
Tech Zulu Event
DECEMBER 13, 2013
Matt Lucido wanted to help with everyone’s daily life by creating a service app called Porter. Over the last two months, the other three that were helping me build Porter, got even more passionate about working full-time.
Develop.la | L.A.’s Own Hacker News and Why Now?
Tech Zulu Event
OCTOBER 2, 2012
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing engineer and PageWoo ’s CEO and co-Founder Jason Crilly about his side project, the new hacker news site for the Southern California tech community called Develop.la. I believe that the next Facebook will come out of Los Angeles,” said Crilly. “I
Workpop: Using UX And Design To Power The Next Career Site
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
Online job and career sites still seem to be in another decade, when it comes to both design--and user friendliness. Can a startup gain a foothold in the competitive market by designing the right UX and user experience to make a job and career site for everyone? Los Angeles-based Workpop (www.workpop.com) thinks so. There''s an awful lot of job search sites out there, what''s different about what you do?
Pixoto Raises Seed Funding For Photo Site
AUGUST 17, 2011
Kiefer is based in Boulder, Colorado, Kifer is in Los Angeles, and Murphy is in Huntington Beach. Kiefer was the founder of Torrance-based Pictage, an online photo site which helps wedding photographers and other professionals market their photos.
Microsoft Opens Xbox Studio In Los Angeles
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
Los Angeles has benefited enormously from the move by technology giants into the business of financing and creating content for online video; those efforts include a big effort by Amazon, via Amazon Studios, to develop and find content for Amazon Prime Video; an entire studio, YouTube Space LA being run by YouTube to help create content for the video sharing site; not to mention countless startups developing online content from a number of online video streaming services.
Digest May 2-8: WINC’s Big Series B, SENSAY Passes 1 Million Users, LA CITY Site Redesigned
MAY 9, 2016
— Mayor of Los Angeles (@MayorOfLA) May 7, 2016. Helps Get Out the Vote. Josh from @FWD_us discusses tools to help activate communities for voter turnout pic.twitter.com/a0DPgQCUHz. — Mayor of Los Angeles (@MayorOfLA) May 3, 2016.
BuzzFeed Partners With CNN, Sets Up Studio In Los Angeles
MAY 29, 2013
Online viral news and media site BuzzFeed is further expanding its operations in the Los Angeles area, and has set up a "social studio" in Los Angeles to help "influencers, thinkers and celebrities" to create videos for the social web.
Payoff.com Launches Personal Finance Site, Backed By $3.5M
JUNE 29, 2011
Los Angeles-based Payoff.com , a new startup led by Scott Saunders, said Tuesday that it has officially launched its free, social finance site. in investment capital from FirstMark Capital, as well as angel investors Betsy Bernard, the former President of AT&T; Kai Huang, founder of Guitar Hero; Jim Nordstrom, former president of Nordstrom; David Solomon, Global co-head of Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs, and others.
NationBuilder Raises $6.3M
MARCH 8, 2012
Los Angeles-based NationBuilder , a startup developing an online system to help political candidates and other organizations to create web sites, organize volunteers, coordinate campaigns, and more, said Thursday that it has raised $6.3M nationbuilder venture capital politics politicians site creator andreessen horowitz
Eventup Launches Venue Booking Site, Backed by Science, Inc.
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
Los Angeles-based Eventup , a new startup backed by Mike Jones Science, Inc. digital studio", launched today, saying that it will help people find and book venues for their parties, weddings, and more. The startup--headed by Tony Adam--creates a marketplace which lets people find exclusive venues directly from private property owners.
SheKnows Powers Site For Patti Stanger
MAY 25, 2012
Los Angeles-based SheKnows , the online women's publishing community and site which is part of Evolve Media Corp.'s s AtomicOnline unit, reports today that it is powering a new web site for Patti Stanger, best known for hosting Bravo's The Millionaire Matchmaker. SheKnows said that they are helping to launch Stanger's official site, PattiKnows , which will feature daily content from Stanger, video diaries, and other features.
LawKick Updates Legal Marketplace
MARCH 18, 2014
Los Angeles-based LawKick , the online, legal services marketplace founded by Michael Chasin and Aaron George, has launched an updated version of the service, according to the company''s founders. LawKick''s online site lets people answer a few questions about their legal issue, receive custom price quotes from lawyers, and helps them find the best fit for which lawyer to hire. lawkick legal marketplace help lawyer attorney market
Helping Consumers Name Their Own Price For Products, With Greentoe
MAY 28, 2013
To bring that ability to name your own price on products, Los Angeles-based Greentoe (www.greentoe.com) recently launched, allowing consumers to name their own price to retailers of everything from electronics to baby products.
Interview with Jonathan Lehmann and James Chung, KarmaGoat
JUNE 13, 2011
Well, Los Angeles-based KarmaGoat (www.karmagoat.com) has figured out a way to help people get rid of those unwanted items they have--and provide those proceeds to charity. That gift of livestock can help families out of extreme poverty.
MealswithMentors.com Connects People With Mentors
JUNE 19, 2012
How do you find someone to help mentor you with your goals, career, or other aspirations? Los Angeles-based Mealswithmentors.com has one way: let you take those mentors out to lunch. The startup, headed by Evan Aaronson, said this week that its site will help connect people with mentors, by taking those mentors out to coffee or lunch at the mentor's favorite restaurant. mealswithmentors mentor mentoring help career marketplace startup
The Search Agency Unveils New Offering
OCTOBER 2, 2012
Los angeles-based online search marketing provider The Search Agency said it has released a new offering today, which it is calling h(SEO).
Scoville: Why Should You Care?
Tech Zulu Event
JUNE 3, 2011
When you join you have to get your friends to sign up for yet another site. Signing up can be more of a headache that help. This means they signed up just because I was on not because they’d check out the site.
Zenvoy Rolls Out Business Matchmaking Site
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Los Angeles-based Zenvoy has formally launched its business matchmaking service and platform, aimed at helping professionals network with others and spur business. Zenvoy said it is targeting users who "live and die" by referral-based business, using a proprietary algorithm to help provide targeted business introductions to a user's email inbox.