Los Angeles Startup Events


I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles. 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since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it. So, you may also want to go look at: Los Angeles Startup Events Here are some of the events and meetups that I've spoken at, attended or at least interest me.

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


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. Sign up today for the Los Angeles event and bring your team. X Factor Films – a Hollywood 2.0 Make sure to keep up with all the tech news happening in Los Angeles through our newsletter !

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


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. jauntvr jaunt virtual reality content hollywood film cinema cinematic videos venture capital

Warner Launches Startup Accelerator In Los Angeles


its Media Camp accelerator program wil lbe launching in Los Angeles, to help early stage companies create "disruptive innovations" in entertainment. has realized that much of the activity in startups related to content is centered closer to Hollywood and Southern California's entertainment industry. mediacamp venture capital startup accelerator incubator entertainment content hollywood video

TechZulu Final Friday At WeWork Hollywood (#TZFF)

Tech Zulu Event

This month TechZulu is taking Final Fridays to Hollywood! The Deets: Where: WeWork Hollywood 7083 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028. The post TechZulu Final Friday At WeWork Hollywood (#TZFF) appeared first on TechZulu.

Los Angeles Becomes YouTube's Content Hub With New Playa Vista Studio


The Los Angeles area is fast becoming the content hub for online video site YouTube , a position that takes advantage of both the LA region's long history in the entertainment business, and the rise of a slew of startups producing content specifically aimed at the YouTube audience. The deal--which was first uncovered by the Hollywood Reporter--is in the former headquarters of Hughes Aircraft. angeles youtube playa vista studio content hollywood video

Instacart Expands In Los Angeles


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.

The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

Tech Zulu Event

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.

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Hollywood Software Acquired By Rentrak


Los Angeles-based Hollywood Software, Inc. Hollywood Software's products are installed at such studios as 20th Century Fox, Universal Pictures and Lionsgate, according to the companies, with its digital cinema management software being used to manage more than 15,000 screens worldwide. hollywood software rentrak merger acquisition movie content analytics analysis tracking distribution film cinema

Intel To Open New Studio In Hollywood Aimed At VR


Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said on Tuesday that the semiconductor maker will create a new, studio in Hollywood, will will focus on creating 360-degree virtual reality sports and entertainment content, using its technology. Intel did not say how many people it will hire at the new effort, or exactly where in Los Angeles the new unit will be based. intel hollywood virtual reality content

Car Sharing Firm Zipcar Heading To Los Angeles


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. 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. zipcar angeles sharing ride peer rideshare

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The Best Restaurants in Los Angeles

Jason Nazar

I can at least take credit for adding the links This list does skew to fancier places in the Westside/Hollywood area, but those are some of the best spots in LA. (*) denotes a recommendation. I eat out almost every meal. I’ll spend time on Citysearch and Yelp trying to find good new spots to try, but my preference is still to get great recommendation from friends.

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Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Taken Offline By Ransomware


Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center , a medical center in the Los Angeles area, has been unable to use their computers for more than a week , due to "ransomware" placed on those computers by hackers.

Moviepilot Gets $7M, Sets Up Shop In Los Angeles


As part of the funding, Moviepilot is setting up an office in Los Angeles, and has moved its CEO, Tobi Bauckhage, to LA. The company said it now has over 50 people split between its Berlin and London offices, and is actively hiring in Los Angeles. marketing promotion theater film hollywood content capital venture moviepilot

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.

Hollywood Presbyterian Pays $17,000 In Bitcoin Ransom


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Why Silicon Valley and Hollywood Don’t Get Each Other and Who Will Win the Future

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But here’s what Silicon Valley doesn’t get about Hollywood. And what Hollywood does’t get about Silicon Valley? ” Guess what, Hollywood. And I’m seeing it emerge all around me in Los Angeles.

Why We Need to Elect @EricGarcetti on Tues as Next Mayor of Los Angeles

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On Tuesday Los Angeles will elect a new mayor. I’d love to see a mayor in Los Angeles who does, too. LegalZoom moved from Hollywood to Glendale. The 600 under-employed people of Hollywood who could have worked at LegalZoom but are now in Austin thank you.

Acting and Modeling Startup Castar Is Thriving in LA


Los Angeles is the destiny of people wanting to succeed in the field of acting. This tech startup aims to improve the entertainment talent casting industry, and Hollywood is the perfect location for them to thrive, which they are managing to do. If this name rings a bell, there is a reason: he is a former NFL running back and Hollywood actor. Startups & Apps acting android app castar casting entrepreneurs Hollywood iOS Los Angeles modeling Startups Windows Mobile

Why Hollywood Needs To Make Technology A Priority

TechCrunch LA

Variety’s recent “Broken Hollywood” story was essentially a battle cry from entertainment heavyweights sounding off on the biggest challenges they’re facing in an industry undergoing a great deal of turmoil.

HuffingtonPost Abandons Los Angeles Video Streaming Effort, Says Report


The Huffington Post is abandoning its video effort, HuffPo Live , in Los Angeles, according to a report today, and is laying off around 20 staffers from its office here. huffingtonpost video streaming livestream talk television content hollywood huffpo live layoff jobs

Avametric Raises $10.5M To Combine Hollywood VFX With E-Commerce


In a crossover between the worlds of Hollywood special effects and e-commerce, a new startup, Avametric , said it is looking to fuse "Silicon Valley, Hollywood, and Fashion" by using the software behind visual effects rendering to render clothing and accessories on computer models of consumers. The bulk of the company's workforce is in San Francisco, although the company's Chief Customer Officer, Kendra Gratteri, is located here in Los Angeles.

Tech Titans Peter Thiel, Matt Jacobson, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Mich Mathews, Elon Musk Buy Homes in Los Angeles

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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. When I arrived in Hollywood, everybody had written a screenplay," he says. Facebook. Twitter. WSJ Live.

MySetLife Adds Content From Hollywood Reporter, FilmContact.com


The company said it will provide free access to breaking news feeds from The Hollywood Reporter, contact information from FilmContact.com, and access to the crowdsourced funding resources at Invested.in. mysetlife hollywood reporter producer content filmmaker investedin

Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California


He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. You can use keywords like: Events in Los Angeles or Southern California Events or even Santa Monica Events. Great post by John Shiple. In his post, he mentions the following events / event organizers, and you should visit his post for a bit more on each of them.

Why Online Video Just Took One More Big Step to Legitimacy

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Ynon was the obvious choice to help the founders take the company to the next level since he had the trust of the founders, the investors, the senior management team as well as YouTube and most of the large media players in Los Angeles and internationally.

Microsoft Announces New Tablet In Los Angeles | The Surface

Tech Zulu Event

There has been talk for the past week about Microsoft making a “Major” announcement here in Los Angeles. Today at an event in Hollywood, Microsoft unveiled Surface: PCs built to be the ultimate stage for Windows.

Mike Jones Echoes Hollywood | If You Build It, They Will Come

Tech Zulu Event

Jones is an advocate for technology in Los Angeles, and believes if you build the right infrastructure to support early stage companies, the financing will come – from Silicon Valley and beyond.

Ross Levinsohn Named Head of The Hollywood Reporter


Ross Levinsohn , the former head of Yahoo and Fox Interactive Media, has just been appointed CEO of Guggenheim Digital Media , the parent firm of The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Adweek, and other entertainment focused properties.

Cedars-Sinai and Techstars Partner to Launch Healthcare Technology Accelerator

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti expressed support and appreciation for the partnership. ” West Hollywood Mayor Lindsey P.

Techstars Music Makes Call For New Los Angeles Class


Techstars Music , the music startup accelerator in Los Angeles, says it is on a worldwide tour to find founders interested in participating in its new class, which starts on February 5h. Techstars Music is just one of three startup accelerator efforts run by Techstars in Los Angeles--the accelerator operator also has Techstars LA and the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator powered by Techstars. techstars music angeles startup accelerator content hollywood application deadline

Microsoft Spins Up New Entertainment Studio In Hollywood


Microsoft is the latest big name, technology company which sees its future being defined in Hollywood, and is reportedly hiring a former CBS television executive to head up original video content development efforts here.

Tech Scenes Sarah Zurell of Pavemint - The Creative Tech Talent of Los Angeles


In this solo episode we meet up with Sarah Zurell and talk about Pavemint, the creative talent of Los Angeles, Hollywood to tech, collaboration, diversity, and running full featured product development.