Startup Surge in Los Angeles

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Ben Kuo just posted on SoCalTech: Are the good times for startups back? The crowd of more than 1,500 spilled out into hallways, and would-be investors were turned away from the doors, as a crush of entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, wanna-be entrepreneurs, and others looked to be part of the surge of startups emerging in Los Angeles. Certainly it feels like there's been a recent surge in Startup activity here in Los Angeles and as well nationally.

Announcing The socalTECH 50, 2015 Edition

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It's a thankless, unforgiving, made more difficult in that there are no repeats on this list from our prior two years (many were nominated), and our specific exclusion of serial entrepreneurs (who make up a big chunk of Southern California's startup activity), and our exclusion of the influencers from the venture capital, angel investing, and finance side of the industry, in addition to service providers. Mike Bonin , Council Member, City of Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles Fast 500 Winners Announced

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The Los Angeles winners of the Deloitte Fast 500 ranking of fastest growing companies was announced last night at an event at Santa Monica's Shutters on the Beach, with 26 companies recognized in the overall 2011 Technology Fast 500, and three "Technology Rising Stars" recognized in the Los Angeles area. Editor's note: socalTECH was a sponsor of this event.).

Los Angeles Accelerator Report Card: Too Early To Tell

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There's been a surge in startup accelerator activity in Los Angeles in the last year, as interest in starting a company in the region has grown, and a wide range of experienced entrepreneurs and investors have pitched in to help companies get to the next level.

DFR2013: Over 700 Celebrate The socalTECH 50 At The Skirball Center

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In one of Southern California''s biggest holiday events of the year, over 700 people joined us last night at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles to celebrate the region''s rising stars, the socalTECH 50.

Digital Family Reunion Honors Ken Rutkowski with Outstanding Achievement

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Like so many community leaders who champion Southern California, Rutkowski shares, “I moved to Los Angeles in 2001 at the urging of friends in the business. Annual event returns to Skirball Cultural Center this Wednesday night.

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DFR2014 and the socalTECH 50: SoCal's Tech Industry Celebrates The Holidays

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Thanks to everyone who joined us last night for the Digital Family Reunion , where we celebrated this year''s socalTECH 50 , and awarded Belkin founder Chet Pipkin with DFR''s Outstanding Achievement Award. The panel was moderated by socalTECH''s own Benjamin Kuo.

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socalTECH Jobs: Monday Morning Job Highlights for November 4th, 2013

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The company and this position is Los Angeles based.The Vice President, Sales and Marketing will have full responsibility for achieving the companys revenue and profit margin targets. startup beach silicon angeles employment jobs tech high socaltech

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Social Rewards Gets Seeded

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Los Angeles-based Social Rewards , the operator of social, loyalty, and affiliate marketing services headed by Joseph Morin, has scored some angel funding, socalTECH has learned. social rewards venture capital affiliate marketing advertising angel investment angelist

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socalTECH Jobs: Monday Morning Job Highlights

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Check out socalTECH''s online Job Board , where we let our members post their jobs for free. The company and this position is Los Angeles based. Figure out that it''s time for a new company, new position, or a new direction this Monday morning?

Where to Find Venture Funding in Southern California

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Over the past several years there have been a plethora of incubators and accelerators springing up all over southern California and particularly on the west side of Los Angeles. Angel List. LAVA (Los Angeles Venture Association).

socalTECH Jobs: Job Highlights for August 7th, 2014

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Some recent jobs: VP of Business Development, RampRate - Los Angeles. Business Development Director, Colony Logic - Los Angeles. One of the number one requests we get at socalTECH is for MORE job postings from local technology companies -- of all sizes.

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Silicon Beach Lines Up Big Group For SXSW Event

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A big group of local, Silicon Beach startups and established tech companies have signed up to showcase the Los Angeles high technology world, according to a list released today by Silicon Beach Sunday. socalTECH is a media sponsor of the event).

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Thanks to socalTECH's Sponsors

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Los Angeles-based executive search for emerging growth companies. Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth (www.sycr.com) Sponsoring socalTECH's Orange County High Tech Report. Sponsoring socalTECH's Executive Moves section. Thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on. Southern California's high tech news and companies. They include: Sponsors. Redpoint Ventures (www.redpoint.com).

LA's Technology Ecosystem Expands, As Silicon Valley Law Firm Sets Up Shop

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In a sign that the Los Angeles technology and startup world is starting to be taken more seriously by Silicon Valley, one of Silicon Valley's more prominent law firms has set up shop in Santa Monica.

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socalTECH Jobs: Hot Technology Startups Are Now Hiring!

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Here are some of the positions recently posted to socalTECH''s community job board , which might just be your perfect next move. Become a member of socalTECH and post all of your positions--posting of jobs is free for members.

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Los Angeles-based executive search for emerging growth companies. OnHollywood socalTECH is proud to be an affiliate partner of the upcoming OnHollywood event, where cutting-edge technology CEOs from the back streets of Silicon Valley meet the Hollywood digital entertainment and media elite. 50% registration discount for friends of socalTECH.

Thanks to socalTECH's Sponsors!

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Los Angeles-based executive search for emerging growth companies. Thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on Southern California's high tech news and companies. They include: Sponsors. Redpoint Ventures (www.redpoint.com). Backing Southern California's next great technology companies. Silicon Valley Bank (www.svb.com). Helping entrepreneurs succeed. Binary Pulse Technology Marketing (www.binarypulse.com).

Silicon Beach Fest Kicks Off Today

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The event--the third iteration of Silicon Beach Fest, which had its debut in June of last year--is a celebration of the technology industry''s rise in Los Angeles, with keynotes from Mark Suster of GRP Partners/LaunchpadLA and Nely Galan of Galan Entertainment/Telemundo.

Santa Monica Tech Community Grows, As Another Tech Law Firm Sets Up Shop

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SPONSOR POST: Southern California Technology Firms Are Hiring

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socalTECH's Job Board helps companies, and potential empoyees, connect. Recent job postings on the site: LAMP/Perl Developers , Los Angeles, Oversee.net. Manager, Analytics , Los Angeles, Oversee.net. Director of Billing , Los Angeles, Boingo Wireless. Vice President, Business Development , Los Angeles, Boingo Wireless. socalTECH is the best location for finding high tech savvy executives, marketers, engineers, and others.

Report: ExpenseCloud Acquired By TriNet

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Los Angeles-based expense management software and services developer ExpenseCloud , which was founded by Eric Sikola and Dan Fritcher, has been acquired by human resources provider Trinet , according to reports today. Disclaimer: TriNet is a sponsor of socalTECH).

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It's the source for keeping a pulse on the dynamic world of technology, reaching venture capitalists, angel investors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, social media. Los Angeles-based executive search for emerging growth companies. Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth (www.sycr.com) Sponsoring socalTECH's Orange County High Tech Report. Thanks to all of our sponsors and advertisers, who make our coverage of Southern. California's technology industry possible.

Three LA Companies Selected For Commerce.Innovated Accelerator

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Three, Los Angeles area companies have been selected for a accelerator being run by Silicon Valley Bank and Mastercard, the companies announced this morning. Editor's note: Silicon Valley Bank is a sponsor of socaltech, which does not influence our coverage.

What I Learned In 2015: Lawrence Ng, OnRamp Fund

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As is the tradition at socaltech, over the holidays we publish contributions from some of the movers and shakers in the community, with their reflections on the past year and their thoughts on the upcoming year.

Silicon Beach LA Boots Up Effort To Showcase Region, Via Bus

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A new startup Silicon Beach LA , focused on creating a community portal for the Los Angeles and Silicon Beach community, launched Thursday, saying that it has launched a Kickstarter campaign to create a Silicon Beach themed-bus (nicknamed "Monica"), which will help promote the region at events.