Blackbird Links Santa Monica, Palm Springs

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A new, air travel startup, Blackbird , said today that has launched new service between Santa Monica and Palm Springs, part of a expansion of the startup beyond its Bay Area roots. According to Blackbird, the startup, regional air service offers up flights starting at $124, and hopes to serve such destination which aren't well served by commercial airlines, such as Santa Monica and Palm Springs.

Comcast Ventures Sets Up Shop In Santa Monica

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Comcast Ventures , the venture capital arm of Comcast Corporation , announced this morning that it has opened up an office in Santa Monica, and hired on Dinesh Moorjani as Managing Director in the new office. comcast ventures santa monica executive venture capital investment

SaaS Funding Targest Software Companies With New Santa Monica Office

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SaaS Funding , a new provider of debt funding to software-as-a-service companies, said it has set up an office in Santa Monica. As part of the expansion to Santa Monica, the firm said it has added Ivan Nikkhoo as Venture Partner; Nikkhoo was previously at Siemer and Associates. SaaS Funding's Santa Monica office is led by Charlie Perer. saas funding santa monica debt financing finance venture capital software investment

BLANKSPACES Returns To Santa Monica's 2nd Street

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BLANKSPACES , one of the original, coworking facilities in Los Angeles, is returning to Santa Monica's 2nd Street, according to CEO Jerome Chang. blankspaces santa monica coworking startup space office temporary

Electricitybilling.com Sets Up Shop In Santa Monica

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Australian cloud billing software developer Electricitybilling.com says that it has set up a new office in Santa Monica, to provide West Coast coverage in the United States. According to the cloud software provider, it selected Santa Monica due to the quality of the talent in the region, and the similar culture to Australia. CEO is Morgan Duncan, who will be based in Santa Monica.

VideoAmp Grows In Santa Monica, Adds New VP

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Santa Monica-based VideoAmp , the developer of programmatic video advertising software, says it is expanding in Santa Monica, and has relocated to a new, 6,000 square foot office, plus hired a number of new executives. videoamp santa monica growth programmatic advertising media television streaming video executive

Silicon Beach Report May 23: Real Office Centers, Co-Working Tenants Evicted from Santa Monica Office

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Real Office Centers, co-working tenants evicted from Santa Monica office, Snapchat launches custom group stories, and Pepsi to label millions of cans with Snapchat codes

SaaS Funding Targets Software Companies With New Santa Monica Office

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SaaS Funding , a new provider of debt funding to software-as-a-service companies, said it has set up an office in Santa Monica. As part of the expansion to Santa Monica, the firm said it has added Ivan Nikkhoo as Venture Partner; Nikkhoo was previously at Siemer and Associates. SaaS Funding's Santa Monica office is led by Charlie Perer. saas funding santa monica debt financing finance venture capital software investment

Santa Monica Convicts Man Over Illegal Airbnb Rentals

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The City of Santa Monica has convicted a man who rented out five, short-term vacation rental units on Airbnb, for failing to operate with the proper city permits. According to the Santa Monica City Attorney, Scott Shatford plead "no contest" to a misdemeanor charge of operating his rentals illegally, and has agreed to cease operating in the city--in addition to paying a number of fines and other investigative costs.

Namely HR Santa Monica Launch Event!

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ROC Santa Monica Partners With Saatchi Online For Art Exhibit

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Santa Monica-based coworking space ROC Santa Monica , which has become somewhat of a hub for Silicon Beach over the last couple of years, has partnered with online art marketplace Saatchi Online , to feature original artwork at ROC.

Santa Monica New Tech @ Cross Campus

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016 -- Santa Monica New Tech @ Cross Campus. We present Santa Monica New Tech -- the city’s longest-running showcase for hot, young startup-flavored businesses. link] (more

WaiveCar Launches Ad Supported Car Sharing In Santa Monica, Venice

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In an unusual twist for the car sharing market, a new, Los Angeles startup-- WaiveCar --said today that it has launched a new, mobile phone-driven car sharing program in Santa Monica and Venice, which lets drivers drive cars for free.

Wild and West Startup Presentations and Networking at WeWork in Santa Monica

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Thursday, June 21, 2018 -- Wild and West Startup Presentations and Networking at WeWork in Santa Monica. Tuesday, June 21st at WeWork in Santa Monica! Come learn more about local startups and meet new people in the Silicon Beach community. Feel free to bring company swag to hand out to guests. Want to present? Book a presentation ticket and get 5 minutes of stage time to present your company, talent or host a demonstration. See [link] (more

FREE Entrepreneur Workshop [ SANTA MONICA ]

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“To be successful in your business, whether you’ve been around for 30 years or 3 years, your business will only survive if you adapt and thrive to connect with your target market in a way that only the top business owners and marketers are doing. Brands like TOMS shoes, the Honest Company, and Tesla. When you decide now that you want to learn the skills of the new wave of marketers, who are more effective, creating more change and adding more to their bottom line (while working less!),

Adconian Expands Space In Santa Monica

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Adconian , which operates an Internet advertising network, has moved into new 40,000 square foot offices in Santa Monica, the firm said this week. headquarters in Santa Monica, because of the number of technology firms in Southern California, and in particular, Santa Monica.

At AngelHack Santa Monica, Teams Battle Sleep Deprivation, Nerves

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In Santa Monica, Hackathon first-timers and veterans all gathered at CrossCampus to hack almost 30 products within 24 hours. angelhack santa monica startup demo hackathon

Santa Monica Threatens Silicon Beach Growth By Taking Aim At Airport

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In a move which threatens the growing Silicon Beach technology industry, the Santa Monica City Council voted last night to downsize the Santa Monica Airport. silicon beach santa monica airport airline aviation economic growth jobs

PCM Sells Santa Monica Property For $20.2M

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El Segundo-based technology catalog retailer PCM said late last week that it has sold the land to its retail store in Santa Monica to the Regents of the University of California, for $20.2M. According to PCM, the deal includes two parcels of land, including a 32,5000 square foot portion of land and another adjacent 9,750 square foot property. The two properties are currently being used as the retail storefront for MacMall.

Wild and West Crypto Happy Hour With Presentations at The Room in Santa Monica

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Thursday, June 14, 2018 -- Wild and West Crypto Happy Hour With Presentations at The Room in Santa Monica. Thursday, June 14th Starting at 6pm! Come learn more about local Blockchain and Crypto companies and meet new people in the Silicon Beach Crypto community. Feel free to bring company swag to hand out to guests. Want to present? Book a presentation ticket and get 5 minutes of stage time to present your company, talent or host a demonstration. See [link] (more

Esri Powers Pokemon Hunting Map From Santa Monica's Pokevision

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Pokevision is based in Santa Monica. Redlands, California-based mapping software developer Esri said today that it is powering a new, mobile app which helps Pokemon Go players find Pokemon hot spots. According to Esri, Pokevision , a third party app developer, used its ArcGIS services to show real time locations of Pokemon hot spots, in real time. Pokevision apparently has been seeing a huge spike in demand for its service, with nearly 20 million unique users in its first five days.

Santa Monica To Get Silicon Valley Coffee Chain Philz Coffee

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Silicon Beach Networking Mixer at The Room in Santa Monica (Complimentary Drinks)

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018 -- Silicon Beach Networking Mixer at The Room in Santa Monica (Complimentary Drinks). Wednesday, May 30th Starting at 6pm! Complimentary Drinks, Presentations, and Networking! Meet new people and participate in lively discussions with outstanding names in the Silicon Beach community. Make sure to bring your business cards and be ready to make awesome connections with people across all industries. See [link] (more

Silicon Beach Crypto Happy Hour w/ Presentations at The Room in Santa Monica (Complimentary Drinks)

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Thursday, May 24, 2018 -- Silicon Beach Crypto Happy Hour w/ Presentations at The Room in Santa Monica (Complimentary Drinks). Thursday, May 24th Starting at 6pm! Complimentary Drinks, Presentations, and Networking! Meet new people and participate in lively discussions with outstanding names in the Silicon Beach Crypto and Blockchain community. Make sure to bring your business cards and be ready to make awesome connections with amazing people in blockchain technology.

Real Office Centers In Santa Monica To Shut Down

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Real Office Centers , the co-working space in Santa Monica--and one of the center of Silicon Beach's technology industry--has lost its lease, and will be shutting down , after a legal battle with landlord Hudson Pacific Properties. The property on Arizona Avenue was previously Google's Santa Monica headquarters. technology startups beach silicon legal lease monica santa centers office real

TECHSPO LA 2016 Technology Expo [ SANTA MONICA ]

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TECHSPO LA is a four day technology expo taking place June 13 – 16, 2016 at the luxurious Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Santa Monica, California in the heart of Silicon Beach. WHERE BUSINESS, TECH AND INNOVATION COLLIDE IN LA. Are you an early adopter of tech products? Looking for a job at a startup? Covering the Los Angeles tech scene for a publication? Looking to invest in the next Facebook? Or just a plain old tech enthusiast?

ParkMe Formally Launches In LA, Santa Monica

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Parkme , the Santa Monica-based startup which provides smartphone users with real-time, parking information, said today that it has formally launched its services in btoh Santa Monica and Los Angeles. auto time real realtime parking angeles monica santa parkme

Silicon Beach Networking Mixer at The Room In Santa Monica (Limited Free Drinks)

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018 -- Silicon Beach Networking Mixer at The Room In Santa Monica (Limited Free Drinks). Wednesday, February 21st Starting at 6pm! Meet new people and participate in lively discussions with outstanding names in the Silicon Beach community. Make sure to bring your business cards and be ready to make awesome connections with people across all industries. We always have a great mix of people from Influencers to Startup CEO's and more.

Amazon's Big Santa Monica Announcement: New Kindles

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That great big press party being held at the Santa Monica airport this morning by Amazon.com ? amazon santa monica kindle ereader hardware electronics barker hanger paperwhiteYes, it's a new set of Kindle devices. Amazon said its new Kindle Paperwhite 3G will cost $179, and ships October 1st. Among new features of the device: a sharper display, front lighting, and better contrast. The Kindle Fire HD is a tablet, and will cost $299, and includes a larger, 8.9

Emotional Intelligence Technology To Light Up Santa Monica at 2015 Twilight Concert Series At The Pier

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Light Emotion Data) to the Santa Monica Twilight Concert Series. “We’re aiming to achieve something that’s never been done before, and as a Santa Monica-based technology company, we felt there was no better place to debut this than in our own backyard.”

Santa Monica New Tech

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Monday, December 31, 2012 -- SM New Tech Meetup November 2012 #SMNT5. 6 new tech startup companies will present their products and technology (5 min demo+5 min QandA). See [link] (more

Santa Monica Steps Into Airbnb Firestorm

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The City of Santa Monica, which over the last few years has earned itself the reputation as a technology startup friendly city--has just stepped into a major Internet firestorm, after the City Council cracked down on vacation rentals through Airbnb and other sites, banning renting out residences for less than 30 days, and forccing homeowners who rent out extra rooms--or even their couch--to get business licenses, and pay a 14% tax.

Silicon Beach Report Aug. 18: Amazon Producing Virtual Reality Content in Santa Monica

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Amazon producing virtual and augmented reality content in Santa Monica, FreedomPop offers free WhatsApp data, and Atom Tickets expands nationally