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SoCal Code Camp | Learn, Network, & Win Awesome Prizes!

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SoCal Code Camp is at it again, getting together an amazing pool of experts to speak in front of fellow developers and developers-in-training here in Los Angeles. SoCal Code Camp will have great sessions for open source and.NET technologies.

Miigle Revisited | A SoCal Startup With a Global Mission

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We recently sat down with Luc Berlin, co-founder of Miigle, a SoCal startup that has an aggressive global mission to bring entrepreneurs together from around the world. I had to go to networking events.

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WSJ Top Startups List: SoCal Matches Silicon Valley On IPOs

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Of the list of 50 startups, both San Diego's ServiceNow and fellow San Diego firm Active Network has IPOs last year, out of only a total of six IPO exits from the WSJ's list. ServiceNow was ranked last year at 49; Acitve Network was ranked at 16.

Color's SoCal Connection: Peter Pham

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Palo Alto-based Color , the new Silicon Valley startup developing mobile photo sharing and social networking software which appears to have gained unprecedented attention from the press this week at its launch, has a Southern California connection. The firm's SoCal connection?

Entrepreneur's Brilliant Companies List Pinpoint SoCal Startups

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SoCal Heads to SXSWi | 2012 Panel Picking Guide

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If you do not see your panel listed and are from SoCal let us know in the comments below and I’ll get it listed. Merge Offline/Online Networks for Startup Success. Its that time again!

How Chinese Startup Tradesparq Is Looking To Grow In SoCal

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The crux of it is we help buyers user their network to verify suppliers, primarily in Asia and China, where we started. It''s a social network for world trade, kind of a combo between Alibaba and LinkedIn.

GoTV Networks Acquired By Phunware

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Sherman Oaks-based GoTV Networks , the provider of mobile applications and content, has been acquired by a Texas mobile software developer, Phunware. GoTV Networks was represented by Siemer & Associates in the deal. Phunware is venture backed by Frontera Group, Siemer Ventures and Stonnington Group -- all SoCal investors. software mobile acquisitoin merger phunware networks gotv

Blackstone Expands Student Entrepreneurship Program To SoCal

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grant, to be given to a partnership including UCLA, UC Irvine, USC, and the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), to connect university students with a network of venture coaches.

As Groupon Files For IPO, What SoCal Firms Might Be Next?

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Southern California has had its own share of IPOs over the last year, including Demand Media, Active Network, and Boingo Wireless.

SoCal AMA Networking

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Thursday, February 18, 2010 -- SoCal AMA Networking. See [link] (more

What You Missed On Your Holiday Vacation, SoCal Technology Edition

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Solarflare ($22M, San Diego, high speed networking). It's a new year and it's time to get back to work.

SoCal Bio Networking Forum

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Thursday, January 21, 2010 -- SoCal Bio Networking Forum. See https://www.123signup.com/register?id=jyvsj. id=jyvsj.

SoCal Bio Networking

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Thursday, October 14, 2010 -- SoCal Bio networking. Southern California Biomedical Council. Telehealth: If everybody says it is good for you, why progress is slow" See [link].

Facebook IPO Hits Markets Today: Will It Spur SoCal IPO Activity?

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As Mountain View-based social networking site Facebook hits the market today, in what is the largest tech initial public offering in history, one question is if it will spur what has, so far, been a lackluster IPO market for Southern California technology firms. facebook merger acquisition social networking exit legalzoom hulu spacex

TenOneTen Ventures Emerges As SoCal's Newest Venture Capital Firm

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Waxman was co-founder of Firefly Networks, PeoplePC and SpotRunner, a trio of firms which also saw very good exits.

Join Us April 9 for REACH NEXT | A Launch Event!

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Network and meet kindred tech spirits that can take you or your company to the next level. Press looking to rub elbows with the latest and greatest tech companies from the SoCal area. Dinners : this is a curated crowd of who’s who in the SoCal tech.

Study: $48 Billion In Value Created Over 15 Years In SoCal IT VC-Backed Firms

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The study found that the greatest values for Southern California venture-backed firms were created by companies operating in Online Services (51%), followed by Communications and Networking (15%), Software (10%) and Semiconductors (9%). Among the highest acquisition values were MySpace ($580M in 2005), Shopzilla ($560M in 2005), Rent.com ($430M in 2004), Lowermybills ($330M in 2005) and Sandpiper Networks ($630M in 1999).

ProductCamp SoCal 2012

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Saturday, November 3, 2012 -- ProductCamp SoCal 2012. ProductCamp SoCal is a free, user-driven, collaborative ?unconference? A one-day gathering of product folks to share, present, network, learn and discuss.See[link]. unconference? for product managers and marketers in Southern California.

SoCal VC's Scarce On Top VC List

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AlwaysOn highlighted Gauer's involvement in firms AlterPoint, Network Physics, RealOps, and Cerebra in the rankings. This week's release of a list of their "Top 100" venture capitalists by AlwaysOn -- based roughly on number and dollar amount of successful M&A and IPO deals between October 1, 2005 to September 30, 2009--seems to have skipped local Southern California venture capitalists, with only one Southern California VCs listed.

Los Angeles Startup Events

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SoCal Startup Event Calendars The following three sources are great at finding a lot of the startup events going on in Los Angeles and SoCal: SoCalTech.com Events TechZulu Events Los Angeles Startup Digest Even with all of those, they still often don't have all of the different meetings, especially smaller events listed. I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles.

The 31st Annual 2016 ISSA SoCal Security Symposium

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Thursday, October 13, 2016 -- The 31st Annual 2016 ISSA SoCal Security Symposium: From the Basement to the Board Room. The SoCal Security Symposium features over 40 sponsor exhibits and several industry experts discussing current security issues such as eDiscovery, cloud security, threat vectors, mobile security, and much more. This conference will provide tremendous networking opportunities.

TiE SoCal

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010 -- TiE SoCal Event. A networking hour and dinner are included in the price of the tickets. Featuring Mr. Ryan Rieches and Mr. Karan Khanna. Ryan Rieches, CEO of RiechesBaird; Karan Khanna is currently the Director of Kindle Publishing at Amazon.Com. See https://www.123signup.com/servlet/SignUpMember?PG=1521728182300andP=1521728191159996300andInfo. PG=1521728182300andP=1521728191159996300andInfo.

Product Camp SoCal

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Saturday, October 15, 2011 -- Product Camp SoCal. ProductCamp SoCal is a free, user-driven, collaborative "unconference" for product managers and marketers in Southern California. A one-day gathering of product folks to share, present, network, learn and discuss. See [link] (more

TiE SoCal

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Wednesday, February 24, 2010 -- TiE SoCal. During his 12 year tenure at JPL, he led computational advances in spacecraft autonomy, autonomous diagnostics and prognostics of complex systems, sensor fusion, neural networks, signal processing, command decision modeling and intelligence analysis. Join TiE Southern California as we shift locations to serve the entrepreneurs of the San Fernando Valley, at the Warner Center Marriott.

WashOS Targets On Demand Car Washing In SoCal

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The company--like many other on-demand app developers--uses a network of independent auto detailers which it runs through a three day orientation and training session, and also a background check. Yet another, on-demand car wash service, WashOS , has appeared on the market targeting Southern California. WashOS, led by Bertrand Patriarca, says it detailed 10,000 cars in 2016, with services starting at $29.99.

Startup Opportunities in SoCal

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Will's post talks about lack of interest in working for startups here in Southern California, saying: we probably’d don’t have the: a) same support infrastructure (meet-ups, networking events, etc.); There are more than enough meet-ups and networking events; we’ve got plenty of examples of successes in the area; and there are plenty of startups to jump to in case of a startup failure. And there are tons of ways to use social networks.

Entreprenuer Network

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Thursday, March 1, 2007 Entreprenuer Network Great post by Ben Kuo - The Importance of the “Network&# to Entrepreneurs - the informal connections between people in the technology industry here who have a vested interest in helping entrepreneurs take their companies to the next level. What I mentioned in Events and Networking in Los Angeles was that its somewhat hard in LA to count on networking events to build networks.

SoCal Angel Roundup – Tech Coast Angels

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Some of their major hits include Sandpiper Networks (acquired by Digital Island for $630M) and Green Dot (NYSE: GDOT). And in recent years, they’ve been involved in some interesting SoCal startups such as Zag, SodaHead, and Vokle. Entrepreneurship Funding Investment Startup Deals investment seed investors socal angel roundup tca Tech coast angels

Los Angeles Startup Community

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Los Angeles LA Tech 101: The Company We Keep A Few Key People Really Can Make a Huge Difference The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA Los Angeles Startup Networking Here are some guides to many of the different networking events around startups, technology, etc.: I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community.

Everbridge Raises $90M In IPO, Sees Pop On Market Debut

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Everbridge , a developer of emergency notification tools which was founded and still has major operations in both Glendale and Pasadena, has had an IPO, raising $90M for the company and marking another major, SoCal linked technology startup exit in what has been a busy year for deals. Second Alpha Partners Fund, Eastward Capital Partners, PMC Financial Services, and others, and got started in Glendale as the National Notification Network (3N).

Boingo Wires Krispy Kreme In SoCal

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Boingo said the addition of the locations is a part of an "aggressive expansion" beyond airport networks into consumer-oriented, retail chains. Boingo operates a network of Wi-Fi locations, including its own network as well as other locations via other wireless access point partners.

Venture Conference Highlights SoCal Startups

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David Sacks, one of the co-founders of PayPal, pitched Geni.com, an online site focused on both family trees and social networking.

FundingPost's SoCal Angel and Venture Conference

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Thursday, July 23, 2009 -- FundingPost's SoCal Angel and Venture Conference. There will be plenty of time for networking with the Investor panelists. At our next event, the panel of investors will focus on Early-Stage Venture Investing:How to meet investors, pitch them, and what it really takes to get them to write you a check!

TenOneOne Ventures Emerges As SoCal's Newest Venture Capital Firm

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Waxman was co-founder of Firefly Networks, PeoplePC and SpotRunner, a trio of firms which also saw very good exits.

Eight Repeat Entrepreneurs To Watch In SoCal

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They've acquired CAPTCHA security tools originally developed by Vidoop, and looking to market that technology to e-commerce web sites, social networking sites, and others looking to reduce spam and fraud.

SoCal BitCoin Angel Brock Pierce Leads Investment In ZipZap

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ZipZap operates an online, global transaction network focused on letting consumers buy, sell, and use digital currency like Bitcoin. Brock Pierce , the Southern California angel investor who is one of the most active proponents and investors in Bitcoin and its startups, has made another investment in the space, leading an AngelList syndicate funding of ZipZap.

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

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We also pulled the socalTECH 50 on stage for a group photo and acknowledgement, and presented Belkin founder Chet Pipkin with his award, and then it was all about networking, food, friendships, and fun.

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. Unfortunately, a lot of networking events attract more service providers and people out of work than interesting people. Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles Startup Community

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Los Angeles LA Tech 101: The Company We Keep A Few Key People Really Can Make a Huge Difference The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA Los Angeles Startup Networking Here are some guides to many of the different networking events around startups, technology, etc.: I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community.