Google Cloud will launch its Los Angeles region in July

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It’s no secret that Google has long planned to open a cloud region in Los Angeles. But as Google announced today , the new Los Angeles cloud region will go live in July, making it the company’s fifth region in the U.S.

Los Angeles Dodgers Win the World Series Social Media Battle

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Last night, the Los Angeles Dodgers faced off against the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the World Series. However, there is another battle raging between the two teams that you’re likely a little more involved in: social media.

Chicago And Los Angeles Are Next Up For Google Fiber

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Two new cities are exploring Fiber with Google and they are Chicago and Los Angeles. Gadgets Media Google google fiber Internet chicago Los AngelesYou know the drill.

Los Angeles Startup Events

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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since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.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.

Freeletics raises $45M for its AI-powered mobile fitness coach

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market with the help of several Los Angeles-based investors. The $45 million Series A was co-led by FitLab, Causeway Media Partners and JAZZ Venture Partners, with participation from Courtside Ventures, Elysian Park Ventures and ward.ventures.

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Ideas Los Angeles

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Thursday, June 16, 2016 -- IDEAS Los Angeles. 2 Days 2 Tracks focused on the future of Digital Technology and Content Creation: Media and Entertainment and Health and Lifestyle. IDEAS – a spark of soul, a measure of brilliance, an act of creation. Ideas are the inspiration, and the ignition, of human endeavor. IDEAS LA aims to capture the essence of our collective ingenuity in a fun and interactive setting.

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story.tech Los Angeles Presented By ViralGains [ LOS ANGELES ]

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Whether you’re a media planner, CMO, strategist, or content marketer, you’ll walk away energized from a story.tech event. We’re experiencing a remarkable shift in video right now. It’s a departure from vanity metrics and irrelevant, general content that fails to create authentic connections with consumers.

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.

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.

Engadget Live [ LOS ANGELES ]

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If you’re a member of the media and you’re interested in attending the press preview hour from 6:00pm to 7:00pm, email live@engadget.com and we’ll send you the details. Unlike all the tradeshows and press-only events that don’t let consumers attend, Engadget Live is designed specifically to bring gadget lovers and tech brands together. As always, we’ll have a bunch of great companies with us at the event ready to show you their newest products and hear what you think.

Lee Schneider: How Los Angeles Became A Startup Town

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Lee Schneider is the author of a new book, Chronicle of a Startup Town: Los Angeles , which delves into the people and reasons on why Los Angeles has become one of the epicenters of the startup and technology industry.

Los Angeles Social Media Starters

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I find myself speaking at various venues in Los Angeles to tell people (most often service providers) about how I've used social media and particularly my blogs, LinkedIn, twitter and topic hubs as part of my own services business. I'd especially like to find people in Los Angeles. I'm hoping you can help me figure out who I should be connecting with on this.

Digital Media Investments & The Future of Los Angeles Startups with Manatt Digital Media

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Manatt Digital Media is a professional digital media service for businesses. In early October, Manatt Digital Media was a proud sponsor of Siemer Silicon Beach Summit. What’s Manatt Digital Media all about? Does Manatt Digital Media operate nationally or globally?

Greycroft Bolsters Los Angeles Team

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In what can only be good news for local startups, venture capital investment firm Greycroft Partners said this morning that it has named Mark Terbeek as a new Partner in its Los Angeles office. According to Greycroft, Terbeek will focus on the digital media sector with an emphasis on online video.

FabFitFun surpasses $200 million in revenue as it hits million-subscriber milestone

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At least one million people will be receiving the next FabFitFun box as the Los Angeles company surpasses $200 million in revenue and continues its run as one of the startups to watch in the Los Angeles tech community. .

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.

Ross Levinsohn Named CEO, Publisher At Los Angeles Times

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and his work at Fox Interactive Media, has been appointed CEO and Publisher of the Los Angeles Times , according to the LA Times' parent company, tronc. According to tronc Levinsohn will oversee the Los Angeles Times' operations, and look to expand its journalistic endeavors, product and content initiatives, global footprint and business and revenue opportunities. ross levinsohn angeles times publishing tronc publisher

Former Hulu exec Noah Heller launches new venture fund to focus on LA tech

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Primarily focused on backing Los Angeles-based technology startups, the new fund has already committed capital to three deals, Heller confirmed. TC Venture Capital 3Rodeo digital media Hulu internet television Los Angeles Noah Heller Vhoto Virtual reality

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FundingPost Los Angeles VCs, Angels, Crypto and ICOs Event

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018 -- FundingPost Los Angeles VCs, Angels, Crypto and ICOs Event. We will be discussing trends in Early-Stage Investing, hot sectors, sectors that these Angels and VCs look at, things that are most important to them when they are considering an Investment, the best and worst things an entrepreneur can do to get their attention, additional advice for entrepreneurs, and, of course, the best ways to reach these and other Investors.

Sports stars, franchises and Hollywood agencies are betting $38 million on an esports revolution

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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. It looks like there's a new startup accelerator in town today: MediaCamp , an entertainment-focused startup acceleration program backed by Turner Broadcasting, a division of Warner Bros. Entertainment. According to Warner Bros.,

Social Media Breakfast Los Angeles

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Wednesday, April 13, 2011 -- Social Media Breakfast Los Angeles. The Topic: Public or Private? We've all had this dilemma when deciding whether or not our business contacts should see all of the photos from our extravagant night out in Hollywood. But are you blocking too much information from your business contacts so that you appear impersonal? Peg Samuel is the Social Diva and the queen of networking.

The top 10 cities for $100M VC rounds in 2018 so far

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We’ve called these nine and 10-figure deals, which shine brightly in the media and are hefty enough to bend the curve of VC fund sizes upwards, “ supergiants ” after their stellar counterparts. Places like Boston, NYC and Los Angeles, among others, are perhaps just as well-known.

Social Media Breakfast Los Angeles | More Then Just Breakfast

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Come rain or shine, the social media community gathers together here to share breakfast, network and learn at the Social Media Breakfast LA (SMBLA) monthly meeting. October’s talk was called “Social Media Analytics Demystified” given by Apryl DeLancey of Blaze PR.

Next 10 Ventures is launching an incubator for YouTube personalities

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Los Angeles-based Next 10 Ventures , a $50 million fund focused on the creator economy, is launching an incubator program to support YouTubers. “I have three kids ages 9, 7 and 4 and I’ve seen it there too in how they are consuming media.

Former Hulu exec Noah Heller launches new venture fund to focus on LA tech

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Primarily focused on backing Los Angeles-based technology startups, the new fund has already committed capital to three deals, Heller confirmed. TC Venture Capital digital media internet television Hulu Virtual reality Los Angeles Vhoto 3Rodeo Noah Heller

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The dinner that destroyed Gawker

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The next big restaurant chain may not own any kitchens

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These venture capitalists think the same forces that have transformed transportation, media, retail and logistics will also work their way through prepared food businesses.

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

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. The funding came from Burbank-based The Walt Disney Company, Evolution Media Partners--the investment joint venture which involves the CAA's Evolution Media Capital, TPG Growth and Participant Media--and Chine Media Capital (CMC), along with ProSiebenSat.1

The makers of the virtual influencer, Lil Miquela, snag real money from Silicon Valley

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There are other notable investors from Silicon Valley and New York rumored to be in the round — like New York’s BoxGroup and the Bay Area’s SV Angel.

Los Angeles, San Diego Among Top 10 Cities For Startups

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A list of the top ten cities for startups was released by USA Today and the National Venture Capital Association today, naming both Los Angeles and San Diego among the best cities for startup companies.

Los Angeles Startup Weekend August 2011 | The Complete Breakdown

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Participating in this event also included world recognized security expert and Co-founder of Fonality , Samy Kamkar , Danny Schreiber (Managing Editor of Silicon Prairie News) and Rob Jadon (serial-entrepreneur and angel investor). What a weekend!

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

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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. Media Sponsor: SOCALTECH - High Tech News and Information for Southern California.

“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.,