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Insights and Opinions: Social media: You at the Helm of Your Own New Starship

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For today's Insights and Opinions article, we have a piece from Tracy Olmstead Williams, of Olmstead Williams Communications, talking about the bold new world of social media: Social Media, like Global Warming, has now left doubters behind. According to the brand-ranking database Engagement DB, companies embracing social media grew revenues by 18 percent in the past 12 months. Brands lagging in new media shrank by 6 percent.

Tech Scenes: Royce Disini of Mobcrush

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Tech Scenes: John Tomich, Onestop Internet

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Tech Scenes Episode 1: A Look At SoCal's Startup Ecosystem

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

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Tech Scenes: Episode 2: Spokeo, Pavemint, The Black Tux, Vator, and More!

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Tech Scenes: Espree Devora of WeAreLATech

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Tech Scenes: Leura Fine of Laurel & Wolf

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Tech Scenes: Greg Bettinelli of Upfront Ventures

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Tech Scenes: Brew Johnson of Peerstreet

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Tech Scenes: Nick Green of Thrive Market

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Tech Scenes: Andrew Blackmon of The Black Tux

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eNom Ties With LegitScript

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Santa Monica-based eNom , the domain name registration and wholesaler owned by Demand Media , confirmed today that it has inked a deal with LegitScript , the Internet pharmacy verification and monitoring service endorsed by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. eNom said the deal would provide it with trustworthy information regarding the illegal sale of pharmaceutical drugs.

This Week in VC Episode 6 with @Jason Calacanis: Best One Yet

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SocialVibe – Social media monetization platform that benefits non-profit organizations and social causes. 5mm in Series A – Investors: GRP (Mark Suster)(lead), Greycroft Partners (Dana Settle), and Matt Coffin (founder of LowerMyBills) – Read more: TechCrunch , SoCalTech.

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Exploring the YouTube Ecosystem at YT Access 2012

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YouTube was offering specific advice and active assistance on everything from program development to search visibility and social media. We were all struggling with information overload, but the mood was upbeat (apart from a few hangovers caused by the YT party at the Standard). SocalTech recently highlighted eight partners in our area: Socal YouTube Content Partners. John Greathouse of Rincon Ventures told me the YouTube ecosystem was “the Wild West.”

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Q3 Venture Investments For SoCal Total Around $1.0 Billion

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According to an analysis of socalTECH's proprietary database of venture capital deals, venture investors invested slightly more than the $966M in Q3 of 2009, but less than the $1.6 Interestingly enough, that area of perpetual interest for the Los Angeles area--Content and Media--only garnered $10.68M in funding during the quarter. Numbers from those firms usually differs--sometimes drastically--due to sources of information, timing of funding events, and classification of data.

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The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA

Jason Nazar

This dispersed geography prevents entrepreneurs from easily meeting up for both formal functions and the informal drinks/dinner that so often lead to great ideas and partnerships. Plus there are amazing LA tech events put on by DealMaker Media , DigitalLA , Twiistup , and many more.

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

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There is a feeling that techies are the new celebrities," says Eric Kuhn, an agent who heads the social-media department at United Talent Agency. These days, there are more Internet guys at the Vanity Fair Oscar party than traditional media players.". socaltech socalctoFacebook.

Venture Conference Highlights SoCal Startups

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socalTECH was a media sponsor of the conference). Southern California's top startups showed up in force Friday at the Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, for the Technology Council of Southern California's annual VentureNet conference.

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