Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California's Up-and-Comers
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
Docstoc, Ken Rutkowski of MeTAL, Mark Suster of Upfront, Jason Calacanis of Mahalo--but we had to pass them up, too, in favor of some of the new folks to the scene. You can register for the event at Digital Family Reunion.
USC Startup Weekend | Complete Breakdown
Tech Zulu Event
OCTOBER 3, 2011
We had MBAs, undergrads, engineers, designers, and visitors from all throughout the LA tech scene participate in the event. Considering that for this event, we had over 100 students on the waitlist, I’m sure the next USC Startup Weekend will be a huge hit. 54 hours. 70+ students.
LAUNCH Conference Tops $1M In Prizes
MARCH 6, 2012
The LAUNCH Conference , the technology startup launch conference organized by Mahalo CEO Jason Calacanis, has just surpassed $1 million in prizes, Calacanis said Tuesday afternoon. The conference--which has been stacking up prizes all month--said that angel investor and entrepreneur Bill Lee has committed to invest $100,000 as part of the conference, bringing the total prizes to $1,039,000 in prizes and investments for companies presenting at the event.
Startup Weekend LA | Recap February 2012
Tech Zulu Event
MARCH 5, 2012
Startup Weekend LA has grown to become a very special event here in Los Angeles. This past SWLA (February 24-26) was like non other and the 5th event to take place at Coloft here in Santa Monica. Wow — what a weekend.
Calacanis Plans Competitor To TechCrunch
OCTOBER 5, 2010
Jason Calacanis , the CEO of Mahalo, is planning some direct competition to Michael Arrington's technology blog empire, TechCrunch , according to a report today from the Guardian. Calacanis has reportedly set the launch of his new site, Launch--as well as an associated, TechCrunch50-like event--for February. In an email to subscribers of his personal mailing list earlier this week, Calacanis said the event will be held in San Francisco on February 23rd and 24th.
A Conversation with Eric Ries
SoCal Tech Calendar
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
In a very special Lean LA event, serial entrepreneur Jason Calacanis from Mahalo and This Week in Startups will interview Eric Ries live on stage at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Thursday, September 15, 2011 -- A Conversation with Eric Ries. Los Angeles Lean Startup Circle. Eric not only created the term "Lean Startup", he has sparked a movement that is changing the way people think about startups.
Open Angel Forum Expands To Seattle
OCTOBER 18, 2010
The Open Angel Forum , the angel investment group started by Jason Calacanis , the CEO of Santa Monica-based Mahalo , is expanding into Seattle with a new event in November. Sack said the forum will hear from six startup companies at the event for the Seattle chapter.
SoCal Tech Calendar
MAY 18, 2011
They also have a growing tech culture in Los Angeles and its adjacent cites like Santa Monica, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills as companies like Demand Media, MySpace and more recently Hulu, Mahalo, Callfire, DocStoc and BetterWorks have staked claim to the area. The event will offer a cocktail event atmosphere for tech enthusiasts a place to connect with the local tech companies, entrepreneurs and more established LA companies. Tuesday, May 24, 2011 -- Tech Cocktail.
Open Angel Forum Eyes Boston
MAY 26, 2010
The Open Angel Forum , the new angel investment group started by Mahalo's Jason Calacanis, has set its eyes on Boston for a new chapter of the group. According to the OAF, it has set up an event in Boston for June 18th, where it will look to bring together 5 startups with angels and service providers.
Open Angel Forum Expands To Colorado
JANUARY 18, 2010
The Open Angel Forum , the new angel investment group run by Mahalo's Jason Calacanis , is expanding into Colorado with a new event, the group said Friday. The Colorado chapter is being headed up by David Cohen of TechStars , a Boulder-based incubator and Internet seed investment effort by local Colorado angels and venture investors.
Layoffs Hot Keyword for Second Half of January 2009
FEBRUARY 4, 2009
Last month we Launched Los Angeles Tech and in the announcement we provide the Hot List for the first half of January 2009. This hot list is based on various social signals of what people are writing about, reading, bookmarking, searching, etc. You can go to the Hot List post to see what was hot then. But, in running it now for the second half of January, the keyword that popped to the top was: Layoffs And this is definitely a sign of the times.
SMCLA Takes On Google Analytics LIve
Tech Zulu Event
FEBRUARY 22, 2010
TechZulu will be streaming SMCLA: Going Goo Goo Over Google Analytics, live from the Mahalo Office in Santa Monica. Here is some info on the event: Confused by Analytics? Want to know if your tweet really made a difference in your company’s bottom line?
Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs with Jason Calacanis - Startups Uncensored #12
OCTOBER 14, 2009
We are joined this month by Jason Calacanis the CEO of Mahalo , co-founder of Weblogs Inc and publisher of Sillcon Alley Reporter. These events are put on in conjunction with our friends at DealMaker Media. TO SIGN UP FOR THIS EVENT, CLICK HERE.
Guide to the LA Startup Community
AUGUST 23, 2010
What are the best startup events in LA? It’s been my experience that the more focused and intimate events far ‘out-perform’ (however you’d like to characterize it) the mega-conferences. As of June 2008 Jason is now CEO and Founder of Mahalo, Inc. ,
JULY 24, 2009
Eventvue (We use them for MOTM and Digital Family events. It’s a great event based social network, and they have a new app called “Discover I’m excited to use. Essential for an event promoter.
Twiistup 6 Highlights
Both Sides of the Table
AUGUST 3, 2009
We are also home to DemandMedia (Richard Rosenblatt) and Mahalo (Jason Calacanis). The closing event was the filming of a live version of Jason Calacanis’ “This Week in Start-Ups” (appropriately named TWiST – episode is here ). ExpenseBay Wins Showoff.