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Los Angeles Startup Community

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I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. Los Angeles Startup Community Posts/Articles Here are some interesting articles and posts on the ecosystem around startups in Los Angeles. LA Tech Survival Guide A Tale of Two Tech Cities – Silicon Valley vs. Los Angeles Guide to the LA Startup Community Why You Should Start a Company in.

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since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.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

Los Angeles Startup Community

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I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. Los Angeles Startup Community Posts/Articles Here are some interesting articles and posts on the ecosystem around startups in Los Angeles. LA Tech Survival Guide A Tale of Two Tech Cities – Silicon Valley vs. Los Angeles Guide to the LA Startup Community Why You Should Start a Company in.

Los Angeles Web Developer

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He was struggling to find high quality developers in Los Angeles. Just the kind of person I like to meet. :) But I was a bit surprised when he emphasized how hard it had been for them to find a web developer in Los Angeles. My flippant comment was, “If you do a Google search for Los Angeles web developer, you’ll find a LOT of people and firms.” Web design typically refers to the process of interface design and graphic design.

AmazonLocal Launches In Los Angeles

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AmazonLocal , the daily deals site run by Amazon.com, has quietly launched in the Los Angeles area, as the firm starts a national expansion of its daily deals effort.

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of By mario on May 2, 2012 in Features , grid. And you know, one of the communities that has some super remarkable entrepreneurs that doesn’t get enough credit is Los Angeles. Los Angeles. Los Angeles.

Los Angeles, Meet “Fixed” the App That Fixes Your Parking Tickets

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Good news, Fixed , the San Francisco app that helps drivers fight tickets has just launched in Los Angeles after raising an additional $650,000 in seed funding last February. How many times have you been confused by the contradicting parking signs in L.A.?

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!

No Doubt About It: You Need Video Ads for Your Company

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Tech-based companies immediately understand the need for an explainer video to showcase the rich features of their app or web platform. Advertising Ad Tech Chad Rodgers Hope Horner Lemonlight Media Los Angeles Special Olympics

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2011 comes to Los Angeles and its finally here. Tim Street – Topping Mashable’s list of Social Media VIPs in Los Angeles Tim Street is a Writer, Producer, Director, Editor, New Media Consultant and Web Video Branded Entertainment Pioneer. Starting November 3-5 (This week) BlogWorld kicks it off as will TechZulu.

Technical Advisors: Every Web/Mobile Startup Must Have One

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And it made me come to a new realization: Every early-stage web/mobile/online startup should have at least one technical advisor, probably two. In Los Angeles, I have easy access to a bunch of potential strategic technical advisors through the LA CTO Forum.

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Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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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.

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

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As part of the funding, Moviepilot is setting up an office in Los Angeles, and has moved its CEO, Tobi Bauckhage, to LA. Moviepilot's web site helps studios engage with the early fan base for movies, well before the theatrical release of those films. The company said it now has over 50 people split between its Berlin and London offices, and is actively hiring in Los Angeles.

Wisecrack’s Entrepreneurial Journey Led to a YouTube Gold Mine

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They became fast friends, and Salamon talked about how it’d be fun to move to Los Angeles and make movies with Bauer some day; neither of them had any expectation, at the time, that they’d collaborate on Wisecrack , one of the most successful YouTube video producers of our time. “We

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The Steps Farmgirl Flowers Took to Succeed in an Established Market

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Farmgirl’s staff is experienced in Flower design, flower delivery, web management, and customer service management. Startup ecommerce flowers Los Angeles Startup market gap success storyFinding a business opportunity is a challenge for most entrepreneurs. We’re saturated with companies specializing in almost every business opportunity. For this reason, new entrepreneurs are left wondering how they can start up a business and compete with already established enterprises.

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. Aerial view of the home of Elon Musk, currently lived in by his ex-wife, 11050 Bel Air Place, Los Angeles.

Hulu's April Fool Joke: 1996 Web Design

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Visitors to Los Angeles-based video streaming service Hulu Friday were greeted with a surprise "redesign" of the web site, as part of a Hulu April Fool's gag.

Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

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He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. LA CTO Forum Dealmaker Media Digital Family Reunion Startups Uncensored Social Media Club, LA Twiistup Mindshare LA LA Hadoop Meetup Dorkbot Geek Dinners LA Cloud Computing LA Web Application Developers LA PHP Developers In addition to these, I'd recommend looking at: Technology Council of Southern California – Surprised John didn't mention this one.

LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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If that’s news to you, here are eleven of Los Angles’ best and brightest. Fun Fact: Los Angeles heavy hitters J.J. Silicon Valley? That’s so yesterday. Today’s startup innovators come from about six hours south of Silicon Valley.

Sprint Rolls Out 4G In Los Angeles

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Sprint said today that it has officially opened up its 4G wireless network in the Los Angeles area, which it says will provide mobile web browsing at speeds up to 10 times faster than its 3G network. According to Sprint, it will be offering up a range of 4G capable devices in Los Angeles. Tags: sprint telecom wireless broadband angeles

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2011 comes to Los Angeles and its finally here. Tim Street – Topping Mashable’s list of Social Media VIPs in Los Angeles Tim Street is a Writer, Producer, Director, Editor, New Media Consultant and Web Video Branded Entertainment Pioneer. Starting November 3-5 (This week) BlogWorld kicks it off as will TechZulu.

GumGum Makes Images Profitable for Publishers

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Think about how many images are on the web. GumGum is led by founder and Los Angeles native wunderkind, Ophir Tanz. Perhaps one of the reasons it took 20 years for the commercial web to monetize images is because matching images with content is a very difficult.

More Web Events in Los Angeles

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I’ve updated my earlier post on Networking Events Los Angeles with some great suggestions from Lorin Cha who I just met through LinkedIn. Social media week Los Angeles Runs week of Sept 20 - 24. And take a look at Networking Events Los Angeles for the complete list Here were the new ones: LeanLA Startup Circle Meetup I’ve gone to a couple of these. Often the presentations are pretty basic because of a fair number of newbies in the audience.

Online Business Networking Los Angeles

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Great by Cliff Allen Business Networking Online who I had blogged about previously in Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles. I'm going to be working with people like Cliff and Steve Gilison (see Product Management for Startups in Los Angeles ) and Tom Humbarger (see Social Media to Build Reputation and Reach Prospects ) to create this online business networking group for Los Angeles.

CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles

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Sunday, November 18, 2012 -- CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles. The CleanWeb Hackathon will be coming to Los Angeles for the first time starting Friday Nov. Entire communities of developers: students, professionals, and hobbyists, come together over a weekend to make web, mobile, and social apps that improve the sustainability of energy, air, and water systems in their community and in the world.

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CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles

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Saturday, November 17, 2012 -- CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles. The CleanWeb Hackathon will be coming to Los Angeles for the first time starting Friday Nov. Entire communities of developers: students, professionals, and hobbyists, come together over a weekend to make web, mobile, and social apps that improve the sustainability of energy, air, and water systems in their community and in the world.

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CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles

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Friday, November 16, 2012 -- CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles. The CleanWeb Hackathon will be coming to Los Angeles for the first time starting Friday Nov. Entire communities of developers: students, professionals, and hobbyists, come together over a weekend to make web, mobile, and social apps that improve the sustainability of energy, air, and water systems in their community and in the world.

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Events and Networking in Los Angeles

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Friday, February 23, 2007 Events and Networking in Los Angeles One of the issues I discussed in Innovation and Geography was that the geography and traffic in Los Angeles generally makes it more difficult for networking. ► January (5) Los Angeles Web Developer Startup CTO or Developer When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Goo. Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles.

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MaxCDN Ties With Web Firewall Provider

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Los Angeles-based content delivery network operator MaxCDN said this morning that it has integrated its platform with a website firewall provider, Sucuri. Financial details of the link were not announced. Sucuri develops the CloudProxy Website Firewall, which is designed to provide firewall and intrusion detection for websites, in addition to protectin gfrom distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. READ MORE>>. maxcdn firewall network content delivery sucuri ddos

CHNL – Social Network For All | Interview With John Wander, Co-founder & CEO

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It’s a web app that pulls all the content from across your social networks and puts it in one place – your channel. John Wander – Co founder & CEO – angel investor, team member, advisor, and board member to several start ups. Giantstep Angel Network, Ingrooves, Filtrbox (acquired by Jive ), TrueChoice Solutions). In addition, Web 2.0 was a proliferation of user generated content which created the need for Web 3.0, Web 3.0

Connect6 Aims To Bridge The Web, Real Life Contacts

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A new, Los Angeles-based Connect6 launched this week, with a new, Chrome browser extension which looks to bridge the web--and such sites as Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, and other services--with LinkedIn-like information on potential contacts. connect6 recruiter contact information chrome browser software extension business details linkedin startup angeles

UX | An Old Dog With New Tricks

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Last week, I attended an event hosted by The Los Angeles User Experience Meetup at Cross Campus in Santa Monica. On the other hand, when looking up the ‘user experience’ definition, it has a different set of authors and is very web focused.

MGID Moves Headquarters To Los Angeles

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headquarters to Los Angeles, to be closer to its sports, entertainment and lifestyle clients. The native advertising company--which helps place native ads on publisher web sites--was previously headquartered in New York. mgid native advertising publisher angeles jobs employment MGID , a provider of native advertising services and technology, said Tuesday that it is moving its U.S.

Los Angeles Tech Launched - Hot List

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I'm happy to announce the launch of the Los Angeles Tech Content Community. This is the beginning of a content community that collects and organizes the best content from blogs and web sites. The goal is to create a place where it's relatively easy to find current content and highly relevant content surrounding Los Angeles Technology. To be clear Los Angeles Tech is a jump off point.

Product Management for Startups in Los Angeles – Steve Gilison

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Steve Gilison worked as a market researcher and product manager at a startup where my company, TechEmpower , did the software / web development. I’m currently working with several startups, helping them launch new web businesses.

Divshot Raises $1.1M For Visual Web App Software

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Need to build a web application, and wish you could do it in a more intuitive, visual way? Divshot , one of the startups out of Los Angeles startup accelerator Launchpad LA , said today that it has raised $1.1M in a seed financing round, for its drag-and-drop software for building web applications. The company said it hopes to create a tool for the web development market as Adobe's Creative Suite is for visual design.

Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles – Cliff Allen

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We’re pleased with its growth but, as with any Web-based business, we’re looking for additional organizations we can help. What networking events in Los Angeles or Southern California do you go to?

Los Angeles Mobile Hack Days

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Sunday, September 18, 2011 -- Los Angeles Mobile Hack Days. We will vote on a winner and they will be featured on the MobileHackDays LA Web site. Finalization day. This is the day you will wrap up any loose ends with your code, and prepare a 5 minute demo with 5 minutes of Q+A in the evening. See [link] (more

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Porter: Mobile Chores | The Constant Hustle and LA Tech, Interview with CEO Matt Lucido

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We launched with a web app, so we are only web-based. Being a serviceable app, do you see more services being provided through the web? More important piece of advice, especially in Los Angeles because capital markets here is tighter than the ones in the bay area.

CreatorUp Links You With Top Filmakers & YouTube Creators To Make Awesome Web Series

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CreatorUp is the online web series school teaching the next generation of web series creators how to make and market their own new video projects on the web. CreatorUp was launched online in Beta in January of 2013 and our startup team is based in Los Angeles.