TZ Tech Crawl Santa Monica | Round 3

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The Tech Crawl is back and in full swing heading to Santa Monica Silicon Beach area! A tour of some of the hottest Silicon Beach tech companies Santa Monica Edition. Where: Santa Monica, CA (Silicon Beach!). View TZ Tech Crawl Santa Monica in a larger map.

TYLT Labs' New Seed Fund And The Promise Of Silicon Beach

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We''re making investments, and are based in Santa Monica, and although we have a small team, we''re looking forward to becoming part of the local scene here in Silicon Beach. We''re happy to report that we''ve found quite a bunch of those here in our backyard in Santa Monica.

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CoFoundersLab Matches Entrepreneurs Scientifically

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They have partnered with Cross Campus to bring education and offline matchmaking events to Santa Monica quarterly. CoFoundersLab has gained ground quickly creating partnerships with entrepreneurial programs at Ivy League universities, top incubators and accelerators, and investors.

Cornerstone OnDemand Launches Incubator & Innovation Fund

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Apart from funding, Cornerstone will give startups a dedicated creative work at its Santa Monica HQ’s space, allow them to have direct access to its resident entreprenuer mentors or simply allow them to build their apps on the Cornerstone API.

HomeHero Launches Home Caregiver Marketplace

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Los Angeles-based technology incubator and studio Science --headed by former MySpace CEO Mike Jones--has launched a new startup in the Internet marketplace area, called HomeHero this morning. The Santa Monica-based startup is initially targeting the Los Angeles region with its services. care senior science scienceinc incubate incubator marketplace caregiver home homehero

LA Demo Day Crowd: The Good Times Are Back

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That seemed to be the mood running through the cloud at the more-than-sellout crowd at the Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica Thursday at the first LA Demo Day , organized by Docstoc's Jason Nazar. entrepreneur startup incubator demo angelesAre the good times for startups back?

Three LA Companies Selected For Commerce.Innovated Accelerator

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SVB and Mastercard said it selected six startups for its Commerce.Innovated virtual accelerator, which is aimed at helping commerce, payments and fintech startups grow their businesses, including Santa Monica's Domuso , Santa Monica-based Earny , and Burbank-based Papaya. silicon valley bank commerce innovation accelerator startup incubator mastercard fintech financial software saas

Zuma Ventures: Creating A New Technology Startup Model

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How is this different than accelerator or incubator? David Carter: There is a lot of misunderstanding on what an incubator is, and what an accelerator is. When I was at Amplify, we had a lot of people wondering what an accelerator was, and how we differentiated from an incubator.

Wittlebee Launches, Headed by Sean Pervical, Backed by Science

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Sean Percival, best known for founding Los Angeles tech blog lalawag, in addition to his work as an executive at MySpace, has booted up a new effort--Santa Monica-based Wittlebee , a new, online subscription service for baby supplies. the digital business incubator/studio headed by former MySpace CEO Mike Jones. wittlebee sean pervical scienceinc science incubator ecommerce subscription

Interview Dan Dato and Bruce Brown, Upstart.LA

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I moved to the Santa Monica office of Microsoft Consulting Service. There are lots of incubators here-- practically every school or municipality has some kind of incubator--but they don't have an accelerator.

io/LA Shuts Down

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Hollywood-based io/LA , the high tech and creative incubator and coworking space, has shut down, the first loss of one of Southern California's new crop of high tech gathering spaces. A number of companies which were located in io/LA have now moved to coworking space CrossCampus in Santa Monica, according to those companies. iola hollywood incubator accelerator coworking myspace

Precellerator Names Sixth Class

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Santa Monica-based The Preccelerator Program , which is run by Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP, has announced its sixth class, saying it has added five startups to its startup accelerator program. startup accelerator incubator animateobjects cashet rentspree class startups precellerator alderton stubbs

Cal-X Stars To Present Startup Class

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Cal-X Stars Business Accelerator , a startup accelerator group which has been ramping up in Santa Monica, said Friday that it is planning to present its class of medtech companies in San Francisco as part of the Founder Club DEMO day. The incubator is headed by Howard Leonhardt, who is founder of one of the major companies in the Cal-X Stars Accelerator, Bioheart, a developer of technology which uses muscle stem cells to treat heart failure.

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

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Which is why, perhaps, Jones has foregone the pure investor route to instead focus on Science , his new accelerator and tech studio in Santa Monica, California.

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Siemer Ventures Backs Japanese Mobile Video Firm

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Santa Monica-based venture capital investor Siemer Ventures is one of the backers of a new, Japanese mobile video entertainment startup, Breaker. The funding was led by Dram Incubator, Inc.,

Science Inc. To Buy Social Bookmarking Site Delicious

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Santa Monica-based Science, Inc. , the startup studio and incubator run by former MySpace CEO Michael Jones, has acquired longtime social bookmarking site Delicious , the company disclosed this morning. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Delicious was previously owned by Steven Chen and Chad Hurley, the founders of YouTube, who had acquired Delicious from Yahoo back in 2011 via their company, Avos Systems.

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Nimble Selected For Microsoft Accelerator

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Santa Monica-based CRM software developer Nimble has been selected to join Microsoft's startup accelerator in Seattle, the company said today, in a major move which will help tie Nimble into Microsoft's ecosystem. nimble microsoft accelerator startup msft incubator enterprise

Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California's Up-and-Comers

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Daryl Bernstein , RightSignature (Santa Barbara, software). James Borow and Clark Landry (shared position), SHIFT (Los Angeles, Santa Monica, advertising). Sam Friedman , ParkMe (Santa Monica, mobile apps). Aaron Hirschhorn , DogVacay (Santa Monica, marketplace).

Accelerators & Incubators: An Entrepreneur’s Point of View

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Thinking about applying to or ever wondered what its like taking part of an accelerator or incubation program? 10th from 7pm to 9pm at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium (SMCA). Where: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium – 1855 Main Street in Santa Monica.

Cornerstone OnDemand Opens Up Incubator, Investment Fund

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the developer of talent management and human resources management software, is boosting its efforts to support the Los Angeles technology ecosystem, through the launch of its own incubator and investment fund. According to the company, it has launched the Cornerstone Innovation Fund , which will invest $250,000 to $1M in cloud-based startups, and will also offer up young companies space within its Santa Monica headquarters.

Interview with Sam Teller, LaunchpadLA

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Sam Teller: Launchpad is an accelerator in Santa Monica. Last year, I joined up with Mark, and we raised a small fund and opened up an office in Santa Monica, one block from the beach. interview incubation incubate acceleration accelerator startup launchpadla teller

Launchpad LA Starts Accepting Fall 2013 Applications

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Launchpad LA offers up a $100,000 investment, free office space in Santa Monica, mentoring and access to resources, and much more to companies. launchpadla launchpad fall incubator accelerator investment seed Launchpad LA , one of the more high profile startup accelerators in Los Angeles, has opened up applications for its next class. The accelerator has been accepting applications since last week for its Class 6, which will run from mid-September to mid-January.

Capturing The Entrepreneurial Energy At StartEngine's Demo Day

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It was standing room only at StartEngine 's Demo Day Wednesday afternoon, held at Santa Monica's Cross Campus , as the startup accelerator launched eight of its latest startups into the world, after a 90 day process of mentoring, honing their business model, and heads down development.

Science Taps Peter Pham As Partner

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Santa Monica-based Science , the new startup creation and "technology studio" created by former Myspace CEO Mike Jones, said today that it has brought on Peter Pham as a Partner at the company. executive entrepreneur startup technology incubator myspace billshrink color pham peter science

SharesPost Raising $3.3M

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In a regulatory filing Wednesday, the company--which had been spawned out of the spawned out of Scott Painter's BrighHouse incubator--said it had raised $3.3M SharesPost had originally been based in Santa Monica. Scott Painter is the CEO of TrueCar/Zag, and was also previously CEO of CarsDirect, and has been incubating a number of companies out of his Santa Monica-based BrightHouse incubator.

Interview with Mike Jones, Science Inc.

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Science is looking to incubate its own set of companies, make investments, and otherwise work to create the next successful startups. It's different from making an investment, and it's also different from an incubator, in that it's a long term relationship.

Clearstone Portfolio Firm Cetas Acquired By VMware

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Santa Monica-based Clearstone Ventures has had another exit in its portfolio, this time with the acquisition of Cetas , a developer of cloud data analytics software, by VMware. Cetas was incubated in Clearstone's Palo Alto offices by Sudhakar Muddu, a Ph.D.

Interview with Erik Rannala, MuckerLab

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Erik Rannala: MuckerLab is a new startup accelerator, focused on incubation stage Internet, software, services, and media businesses here in LA. I think there is also some density of technology companies in certain areas, particularly around Santa Monica, which is helpful.

SharesPost CEO Takes On WSJ Article

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SharesPost--a spinout of Santa Monica's Brighthouse incubator run by Scott Painter and Greg Brogger--was the target of an article by the WSJ focused on how the firm screened investors joining the site. SharesPost , the secondary marketplace for venture backed, privately owned shares of such companies as Twitter and Facebook, is taking on the Wall Street Journal for an article published last week.

TZ Tech Crawl Venice | So Nice We Are Doing It Twice

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We had such a great response from July’s TZ Tech Crawl Silicon Beach Santa Monica edition, that we decided to get another one in before the summer was out and this time focus around the Venice area.

TZ Tech Crawl | Take A Tour of Silicon Beach

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Where: Santa Monica, CA (Silicon Beach!). It’s like a bar crawl, but with startup/Accelerator/Incubator offices instead of bars. Join TechZulu on a tour of some of the hottest Silicon Beach tech companies.

Silicon Beach Fest

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We're teaming up with west side studios, venues, incubators, and startups to plan the first ever Silicon Beach Fest! We'll celebrate digital innovators in tech, entertainment and startups in movies, music, TV, games, fashion, and more, June 21-23 with panels, workshops, mixers, keynotes and cocktails at more than 10 hubs focused in Santa Monica to Venice. Friday, June 22, 2012 -- Digital LA - Silicon Beach Fest, June 21-23.

Fundable Takes On Crowdfunding For Startups

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Santa Monica- and Columbus, Ohio-based Fundable said that it is looking to provide a crowdfunding platform for "serious startups". A new startup, headed by entrepreneur Wil Schroter, has launched this week, looking to make it easier for startups to raise funding.