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5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

SoCal Delicious

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California. MYTH 1: SoCal’s nothing but beaches, Housewives, and Mickey Mouse.

Accelerator Crazy In Southern California


What's the latest craze in startups in Southern Califonia? K5Launch , which was announced yesterday, is headed up by Amir Banafatemi, Ray Chan, David Cheng, and Kai Tao, four Southern California angel investors. It looks to be startup accelerators.

Lets Save The Water…With A Hackathon! | rhubarb studios Water Hack

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rhubarb studios is located in Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA), an emerging regional hub for technology start-ups in Southern California.

SoCal 29 Acquired By Resource Nation, With JMI Backing


San Diego-based Resource Nation , an online business-to-business marketing provider, has acquired the brand name, domain, and assets of , the firm announced today. JMI Equity General Partner Peter Arrowsmith and Vice President David Greenberg have joined Resource Nation's board as part of the acquisition. READ MORE>>.

Planetary Resources Taps NASA JPL Talent


Planetary Resources , the space asteroid mining venture co-founded by Peter Diamandis, has quietly been tapping talent from Pasadena's NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, according to an email from Diamandis sent to backers of the company. mining space curiosity nasa resources planetaryREAD MORE>>.

Interview with Damir Davidovic, NEOGOV


NEOGOV , which has quietly built an enterprise software company supplying human resources software to the government and public sector. Thanks!

Silicon Beach at USC 2013 | Entrepreneurial Inspiration

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All in a room at the University of Southern California Silicon Beach Event on September 18th, 2013. Over $50,000 in prize money.

SoCalBio Human Resources Conference

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Cornerstone OnDemand Up Nearly 47 Percent In IPO


Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the developer of talent management and human resources software headed by Adam Miller, were up nearly 47 percent Thursday in its initial public offering. cornerstone ondemand merger acquisition csod nasdaq exit human resources software saasREAD MORE>>.

Cornerstone OnDemand Jumps In IPO Debut


The firm, headed by Adam Miller, develops software-as-a-service for human resources and talent management. The firm is just the latest in a string of well received IPOs in Southern California, including Demand Media, RealD, Inphi Corp., csod cornerstone ondemand saas software merger acquisition exit human resources nasdaq

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USC: $380M Raised In Last 3 Years By USC Spinouts


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Southern California Smart Grid Research Symposium

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Thursday, October 13, 2011 -- Southern California Smart Grid Research Symposium. Join us on Thursday October 13th at 9AM at the Beckman Institute Auditorium on the Caltech Campus for the Southern California Smart Grid Research Symposium. See [link] (more

Four of Southern California's Cloud Computing Startups


Here are a number of Southern California startups who are making waves in the cloud computing, as mined from our subscription venture capital database.

Southern California Business Growth Conference

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Monday, April 20, 2009 -- Southern California Business Growth Conference. This is the "must-attend" event for 2009 for everyone involved in Southern California business. The conference organizing committee is proud to announce that Meg Whitman, former CEO of eBay will be the keynote speaker. See [link] (more

Southern California Technology Jobs Surge


Anyone looking for signs that the economy is turning around, might want to look at what appears to be happening in Southern California's technology jobs market. Tags: angeles employment jobs technology california southern At that time, he said he was able to. Why the disconnect?

Pasadena Angels Form $1.3M Investment Fund

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Pasadena, California (June 1, 2016) – The Pasadena Angels (PA) today announced the formation of their first investment fund at $1.3 The Pasadena Angels’ 100 plus members invest individually and directly, without any legal pooling of financial resources. million, PA Fund 1 (The Fund). Tweet Tweet.

We Want You!…To Succeed! TechZulu & Gadget Review Partner with Microsoft

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So it brings not only TechZulu, but also Gadget Review great pleasure to announce a partnership with Microsoft. If so, we want to hear from you.


CTO Equity and Compensation at Venture Backed Companies


Todd is a go to resource for people looking for talent in startups. He agreed to make this data public which is awesome.

Los Angeles Hosts the Oscars and the Tech.Co Startup Showcase


Whether it be renowned athletes looking to enjoy some sun in the off-season or movies stars basking in the glory of stardom in between takes, the number of recognizable faces in this southern California city can be too much for some fans to bear. It’s no secret that Los Angeles is home to a bevy of celebrities. And for those L.A.

Interview with Mike Hopkins, ICE Energy


Mike Hopkins: The simplest example, is where part of their grid has become congested so much, because they have too much demand for the infrastructure.

Bringing The Benefit Of Managed Cloud To Enterprises, With Metacloud


Enterprise are quite constrained from the resource point of view, and they really don''t have the cycles to understand OpenStack at a deep level.

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The Complete Guide To Southern California Accelerators and Incubators, Part II


In recent months, a dozen accelerators and incubators have emerged in the Southern California area, looking to help take the new generation of technology startups to funding and beyond. However, with the proliferation of incubators, the difficulty in figuring out. Part II: The In-house Incubators. What is an in-house incubator?

Startup CTO Salary and Equity Data


Todd is a go to resource for people looking for talent in startups. He agreed to make this data public which is awesome.

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Pasadena Angels Invest Over $4M in 2014

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Pasadena Angels are a great resource for the entrepreneur community in the Greater Los Angeles area, not only for financial support but also by supporting the development and commercialization of innovations taking place in our community,” said Terry Kay, President of Pasadena Angels. Pasadena, Calif. PR Contacts: Julie Pantiskas. Ron Cohen.

Technology , Cocktails, and Incubators in Santa Barbara

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Ben Kuo’s herculean attempt to list them all on is a great resource, but many of the investments are on a deal by deal basis.

Tech Coast Angels Number Two In Angel Investments Report


According to the report, the Tech Coast Angels slipped from last year''s number one position, due to the activity of the New York Angels. READ MORE>>.

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Join the global ‘Hour of Code’ in December

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There are resources on the site for kids as young as 7. Here’s the link for this data science lesson.

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Tech Coast Angels Leads National Angel Investments


Southern California's largest angel investment group, the Tech Coast Angels , looks to be one of the lead investors nationally in angel-backed companies, according to a report released Monday by the Angel Resource institute. READ MORE>>. halo report tech coast angels angel investment venture capital

Interview with Amir Banifatemi and Kai Tao, K5Launch


We are in Orange County, but we're also focused more largely on Southern California. What is K5Launch? What inspired you to start this?

March Capital Partners' Jim Armstrong On A New, $240M Venture Fund


I think there are a lot of opportunities across all of these areas of technology, especially as it relates to Southern California.

Bring Gaming to the Physical World | Doozy

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The University of Southern California (USC), is famous for its games program. And video games have become a HOT topic. Black Ops.


Tech Coast Angels: We Have Higher Returns Than Angel Averages


The Tech Coast Angels , Southern California's biggest angel investment group, says its performance record and returns on its investments are higher than the average angel, in nearly all categories, based on a new academic study. According to the TCA, it had a 3.3x in active investments. The TCA said that compared favorably with the 2.5x

BlankSpaces Renews Faith In Coworking


They've also become a de-facto gathering place for the local community, hosting events, meetings, and more. READ MORE>>.

Rubicon Project In Huge Executive Growth Push


In what might easily be the most number of executives announced at once in Southern California, Los Angeles-based online advertising marketplace The Rubicon Project announced ten new executives across engineering, data, administrative and operational strategy, legal, financial and business development. READ MORE>>.

How to Hunt Programmers for Your Startup - A Field Guide


So, please take this in the spirit intended. They often can help a lot in navigating to expertise and to possible resources. Not really.

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Start Engine Takes On Startup Acceleration


Start Engine, started by Activision co-founder Howard Marks and investor Paul Kessler, said today that it is looking to provide mentorship, funding, and other resources to startups in the area, starting with a first class in January. READ MORE>>. incubation incubator business accelerator startup engine start

9 Ways socalTECH Can Help You With Your New Year's Resolutions


Browse our job postings , and navigate our (new) extensive map of Southern California high tech companies in your neighborhood.

What I Learned In 2015: Lief Morin, KeyInfo


It was refreshing to see my team make so much progress in my absence. We'll be publishing these between now and the new year. READ MORE>>.

Cornerstone OnDemand Eyes Public Sector


Cornerstone OnDemand , the Santa Monica enterprise software developer which has done very well providing talent management and software for recruiting, human resources, and other functions, said today that it is now eyeing the public sector to help drive its growth. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. READ MORE>>.