Instacart Expands In Los Angeles

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On-demand grocery delivery service Instacart has expanded in Los Angeles, saying recently that it is now covering downtown Los Angeles and Culver City, and will deliver groceries from Ralphs and Costco. The company--which launched earlier in April in Los Angeles--offers up personal shopping services driven by crowdsourcing. The company has been active in Los Angeles since April 3rd.

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. Maurico Umansky/LA Luxury Estates. More than 600 tech start-ups have sprung up in L.A. Facebook.

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LA Startup Report 2013 | A Rising Forecast

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Be Great Partners , a Los Angeles technology incubator, has recently released a report on the startup community in LA and the information shows a positive growth for startups here in LA. Los Angeles has a diverse area of startups.

Los Angeles Technology Connector – Kurt Daradics

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I'm hoping that Baron and Kurt come up with one that's in Santa Monica / West LA. What networking events in Los Angeles or Southern California do you go to? Digital LA is fun when I want to be social. Besides Tony Karrer for technology, who are some of your go to people in Los Angeles? Kurt Daradics ( Facebook , @KurtyD , FriendFeed , MySpace , LinkedIn , Delicious ) (pronounced dare-a-dix) is a great guy to know.

Squeegy Officially Debuts On-Demand Car Wash Service In LA

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Los Angeles-based Squeegy , an on-demand, car wash service, said Wednesday that it has officially launched its service in Los Angeles. The company--which launched a pilot program in Santa Monica in August--said it now is offering up its service in Beverly Hills, Beverlywood, Brentwood, Century City, Culver City, Mar Vista, Marina del Rey, Pacific Palisades, Palms, Playa Vista, Playa del Rey, Santa Monica, Venice, West LA, Westchester and Westwood.

Amazon Prime Now Launches Restaurant Delivery In LA

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Amazon.com said this morning that it has just launched restaurant delivery using its Prime Now app in Los Angeles, in select LA zip codes. Amazon said that the new service makes Los Angeles its third and largest city where it is offering up its restaurant delivery. Amazon expanded its Prime Now service to LA in September. amazon prime restaurant hour delivery food instant ondemand angeles santa monica

New Startup Incubator Launches At Loyola Marymount

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There's a new, startup incubator in town in West Los Angeles--this time, launching out of Loyola Marymount University and its College of Business.

Earth Class Mail Lands In West LA

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Seattle-based startup Earth Class Mail has landed in Los Angeles, saying Monday that the firm has opened up shop on Santa Monica Boulevard for the firm's Internet mail service. According to Earth Class Mail, the new Los Angeles retail location will also provide onsite package pickup and shipping services.

SPONSOR POST: Southern California Technology Firms Are Hiring

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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. Sr Product Manager , West LA, Shopzilla. engineer software tech high technology monica santa angeles california southern hiring jobsSlow job market?

Tech and Entertainment Have a Home in Silicon Beach

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But the tech culture of Los Angeles is shifting real estate’s center of gravity. As the line blurs between tech and entertainment, and as Silicon Valley seeks synergy with L.A.’s The Los Angeles Business Journal recently reported data compiled by SoCalTech.com showing that “L.A.

Stirrers and Shakers

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Wednesday, November 12, 2008 -- West Los Angeles Stirrers and Shakers. Business networking. See [link] (more

Curbsy Launches iPhone Food Ordering App

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Los Angeles-based startup Curbsy said Friday that it has launched a new, photo-driven food ordering app for the iPhone, West LA Takeaway. The startup said the app very specifically aimed at consumers on the west side of Los Angeles--will let consumers order from favorite area restaurants, view dishes, browser user reviews, and order for takeout or delivery.

Branding 101

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USC Alumni Club of West Los Angeles. Thursday, October 21, 2010 -- Branding 101 and Networking Seminar. See [link] (more

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Quick Pitch Friday: Shawn Peterson, Underbuilt

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Today''s is with Shawn Peterson , founder of Los Angeles-based Underbuilt (www.underbuilt.com), an online site providing information on properties for the building and remodeling market.

LA’s Chewse Joins 500 Startups | A Better Marketplace For Us To Easily Order Great Food

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LA-based company, Chewse has joined 500 Startups in Silicon Valley, making it the first starup from LA to join the prestigious accelerator program and seed fund. The post LA’s Chewse Joins 500 Startups | A Better Marketplace For Us To Easily Order Great Food appeared first on TechZulu.

Amazon.com Now Owns 42 Whole Foods Market Stores In SoCal With $13.7 Billion Buy

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Photo: Whole Foods' West Los Angeles location. Online e-commerce giant Amazon.com now owns roughly 40 grocery stores in Southern California, in what is the company's biggest foray into the grocery store market to date. Amazon and Whole Foods announced Friday that Amazon is acquiring the Whole Foods Market grocery store chain, in a $13.7 billion deal. Amazon.com said it will pay $42.00

Interview Dan Dato and Bruce Brown, Upstart.LA

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Although Los Angeles has become a hub for the high tech startup world, Surprisingly, one of the things which hasn't happened in the Los Angeles area is any huge, successful venture acceleration programs. And then, in 2003 I retired, and I became an angel investor.

3 Keys to Successful New Products

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 -- Join us at the Pepperdine West Los Angeles Graduate Campus and learn invaluable information about what it means to be an entrepreneur. Breakfast provided. Are you looking to expand your knowledge of new product innovation and commercialization? If the answer is yes then this session is definitely for you! This session breaks down the chaotic product innovation process into three simple sections.

Luxe Launches Post-Drinking Drive Home Service In LA

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Luxe , the on-demand, luxury valet service, said today that it is expanding its service in Los Angeles with a new "Drive Home" service aimed at drinkers in LA. If you've had a little bit to drink while out on the town in Los Angeles to drive home safely, Luxe said it will begin offering service on Thursday through Saturday from 5pm to 2am in Hollywood, and 5pm to 1am in Downtown, which will drive users home safely in their own cars.

CarLove.co Launches On-Demand Car Repair Service

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has launched a beta of a new, on-demand service for car repair, starting in West Los Angeles, the company said today. Venice-based startup CarLove.co The service lets users pick a nearby car mechanic, and actually dispatches a driver to pick up your car and deliver it to the mechanic for you--so you never have to leave the house.

Small Business Breakfast Series: How to Build a Brand with Authentic Storytelling

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Thursday, October 20, 2016 -- GAN-LA Presents Small Business Breakfast Series: How to Build a Brand with Authentic Storytelling. Join us at the Pepperdine West Los Angeles Graduate Campus and learn invaluable information about what it means to be an entrepreneur. Breakfast provided. Consumers these days are looking to connect with companies on a much deeper level. They're seeking community, education, entertainment, and most of all, a sense of authenticity.

Point.360 Buys Video Box Studios

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in revenues for the firm in the first twelve months, and that Video Box's team will be located in the firm's West Los Angeles facility Burbank-based Point.360, a provider of audio and video post production services, said earlier this week that it has acquired the assets of Video Box Studios, Inc., a provider of 3D animation, visual effects, motion design, and digital finishing services. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Interview with Josh Resnick, ntro

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We were based in LA, and started with just a handful of guys, about a dozen people. We notice you've initially targeted Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Lyft Launches Ridesharing App In LA

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Lyft , the developer of a service and mobile app which lets users find, and offer, rides across town, said it is launching today in the Los Angeles area. Do you need a ride across town, but don't have a car or want to drive?

How CallFire Is Enabling Business Text and Phone, with Dinesh Ravishankar

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One way is to automate the process, which is what Los Angeles-based CallFire has been helping its business customers with. Dinesh Ravishankar: We were doing software development for various companies in Southern California, out of my condo in West LA.

Value and Meetups - SEO / SEM

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I'm hoping to figure out a way to spark a meet-up around SEO / SEM in Santa Monica / West Los Angeles / South Bay I went to a meetup yesterday that was on the topic of Internet Marketing / SEO / SEM. The meeting had a decent case study and some pretty good discussion around the room of different tools that you might consider using. Then the organizer went into a 20 minute sales pitch around his new training/coaching offering. It felt like a bad time share presentation.

The Launch of Ultraviolet: Perceiving Digital Film

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Hollywood and Silicon Valley converged over coffee at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in West Los Angeles for the Digital Hollywood conference to find out what studios and techies are all buzzing about.

Branding 101 and Networking Seminar with Sasha Strauss

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The USC Alumni Club of West Los Angeles is putting on an amazing seminar and networking event with host Sasha Strauss. This event is being hosted by the USC Alumni Club of West Los Angeles at the USC Main Campus Davidson Conference Center on October 21, 2010 – 6-8pm.

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SideCar Debuts Ridesharing App In LA

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Ridesharing app SideCar is the latest, peer-to-peer, smartphone-driven, ridesharing app to debut in Los Angeles, letting people find drivers willing to give them a ride around the city. sidecar ridesharing angelesNeed a lift, but don't have a car?

Software Development Companies in Southern California

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I've helped organize the Los Angeles CTO Forum for almost 10 years. In a recent conversation with a fellow CTO, we lamented about the fact that while there's very active software development and web development going on in Southern California and West Los Angeles, yet there didn't seem to be as much of a community around it.

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Interview with Nick Warnock, Atiz

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It turns out, one of the companies supplying book scanning devices for libraries and others-- Atiz (www.atiz.com)--is located here in Los Angeles. I was selling door to door and making phone calls, with a real good niche there in West LA. There's been a lot of attention lately given to Google's efforts to digitize books for libraries, as well controversy over the firm's licensing efforts with publishers.