socalTECH 50: Nominate 2015's Up-And-Comers In SoCal's Tech Industry!

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award awards rank list ranking nomination socaltech socaltech50Who do you think are the top 50 up-and-coming individuals in Southern California's technology industry this year? For the third year in a row, we are looking to identify the individuals here in the technology industry, across all sectors, who are most likely to create the next big thing, produce the next big exit or to influence the industry in a significant way.

Go West Young Men: Winklevoss Twins Buy $18M L.A. Mansion To Dive Into SoCal Tech Scene

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Mansion To Dive Into SoCal Tech Scene. TMZ reports: “The Winklevii have their eye on SoCal as the new Silicon Valley (which is home to Facebook and Apple) thanks to L.A.’s socaltech socalctoStartups. Mobile. Gadgets. Europe. Video. Enterprise. Venture. Social.

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Tech Scenes Episode 1: A Look At SoCal's Startup Ecosystem

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Media Sponsor: SOCALTECH - High Tech News and Information for Southern California www.socaltech.com. ecosystem startup socal scenes techWelcome to Tech Scenes where we explore what makes tech leaders and the cities they live in thrive.

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

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Thanks to everyone who joined us last night for the Digital Family Reunion , where we celebrated this year''s socalTECH 50 , and awarded Belkin founder Chet Pipkin with DFR''s Outstanding Achievement Award. The panel was moderated by socalTECH''s own Benjamin Kuo.

Tech Scenes: Episode 2: Spokeo, Pavemint, The Black Tux, Vator, and More!

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www.collective-genius.com) Media Sponsor: SOCALTECH - High Tech News and Information for Southern California. tech scenes socal startup ecosystem partnerWelcome to Tech Scenes where we explore what makes tech founders and the cities they live in thrive.

Thanks to socalTECH's Sponsors!

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Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth (www.sycr.com) Sponsoring socalTECH's Orange County High Tech Report. Sponsoring socalTECH's Executive Moves section. SoCal IP Law Group LLP - IP Counselors For Technology Companies. Thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on Southern California's high tech news and companies. They include: Sponsors. Redpoint Ventures (www.redpoint.com). Backing Southern California's next great technology companies.

Thanks to socalTECH's Sponsors

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Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth (www.sycr.com) Sponsoring socalTECH's Orange County High Tech Report. Sponsoring socalTECH's Executive Moves section. SoCal IP Law Group LLP - IP Counselors For Technology Companies. Thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on. Southern California's high tech news and companies. They include: Sponsors. Redpoint Ventures (www.redpoint.com). Backing Southern California's next great technology companies.

Thanks to socalTECH's Sponsors!

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Sponsoring socalTECH's Executive Moves section. SoCal IP Law Group LLP - IP Counselors For Technology Companies. Thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on. Southern California's high tech news and companies. They include: Sponsors. Redpoint Ventures (www.redpoint.com). Backing Southern California's next great technology companies. Silicon Valley Bank (www.svb.com). Helping entrepreneurs succeed.

Tech Scenes: John Tomich, Onestop Internet

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www.collective-genius.com) Media Sponsor: SOCALTECH - High Tech News and Information for Southern California. tech scenes socal startup ecosystem video john tomich onestop internetWelcome to Tech Scenes where we explore what makes tech founders and the cities they live in thrive.

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OnHollywood socalTECH is proud to be an affiliate partner of the upcoming OnHollywood event, where cutting-edge technology CEOs from the back streets of Silicon Valley meet the Hollywood digital entertainment and media elite. 50% registration discount for friends of socalTECH. SoCal IP Law Group LLP - IP Counselors For Technology Companies. Thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on Southern California's high tech news and companies.

Up Thursday: Episode 1 Of Tech Scenes, A Look At SoCal's Startup Ecosystem

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Episode 1 will be posted here on socaltech on Thursday, September 21st; Tech Scenes will post two more episodes and 11 single guests shows, once a week, every Thursday for the next three months. Looking to figure out what makes Southern California's thriving technology industry tick?

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SoCal IP Law Group LLP - IP Counselors For Technology Companies. Thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on Southern California's high tech news and companies. They include: Sponsors. Redpoint Ventures (www.redpoint.com). Backing Southern California's next great technology companies. Silicon Valley Bank (www.svb.com). Helping entrepreneurs succeed. Binary Pulse Technology Marketing (www.binarypulse.com).

SoCal Investments Totals Around $700M In Q1

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According to numbers derived from socalTECH's venture database, there was $717.96M invested in Southern California in the first quarter, up from only $465M in Q4 of 2008. socalTECH tracks day-to-day venture capital activity in the Southern California region, and uses venture data disclosed by companies announcing funding; self-reported by both technology companies and venture firms; as well as regulatory filings and other sources.

In Venice Beach, A Coming Out for Silicon Beach

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To those like Avesta and Cameron Rasouli of CoLoft , there isn't anything surprising about all of the attention SoCal is receiving. "We These days, it's not unusual for a handful of tech and startup mixers and events to be going down on the westside.

Our Survey: SoCal Tech Execs Optimistic, Looking To Hire

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What I Learned In 2015: Jeb Spencer, TVC Capital

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TVC Capital has also been a big supporter of socaltech over the years. Just this year alone we have studied 3,400 North American enterprise software companies including many in SoCal and dug in deep on over 200 of these companies.

Venture Conference Highlights SoCal Startups

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socalTECH was a media sponsor of the conference). Southern California's top startups showed up in force Friday at the Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, for the Technology Council of Southern California's annual VentureNet conference.

SoCal Venture Totals Slip, But IT Shines

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billion--that drop represented the weakest quarter in SoCal in 5 years, according to Dow Jones. One things worth pointing out is that more dollars in Q4, nationally, as well in LA, went into second and later stage deals, than early stage deals, " said Mike Schoenfeld, part of Ernst & Young's Global Venture Capital Advisory Group, commenting on the results in an interview with socalTECH.

Q3 Venture Investments For SoCal Total Around $1.0 Billion

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According to an analysis of socalTECH's proprietary database of venture capital deals, venture investors invested slightly more than the $966M in Q3 of 2009, but less than the $1.6 socalTECH maintains its own, subscription database of venture capital deals for Southern California, including both announced and unannounced (stealth) funding, garnered from announcements from companies, third party reports, regulatory filings, reports from subscribers and others, along with other sources.

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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The great NorCal vs. SoCal debate is a longstanding, undeniable rivalry between the stereotypical surfer dudes of the south and environmental geeks to the north. There are a lot of misconceptions about SoCal and it’s time we set them straight. MYTH 5: The SoCal crowd is better looking.

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Ten Tech Entrepreneurs Who Are Putting LA on the Map

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A SoCal native and graduate of both UCLA and USC, Richard Rosenblatt led the growth of MySpace from an unknown to a household name. Matt Coffin, President and founder of LowerMyBills.com and SoCal “Entrepreneur of the Year” for 2006, has an absolutely ubiquitous presence in LA.

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LA Technology Scene: StartEngine Entrepreneurs Mix It Up With Mentors

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It's a warm summer night in Westwood and 35 entrepreneurs are mingling with a collection of the new SoCal silicon-set. Travis Oberlander will be visiting local accelerators and events for socalTECH, to show more of the region's growing startup scene. StartEngine , the startup accelerator, which launched earlier this year with ten hopeful businesses, is now in the middle of its third and largest class to date.

Reflections on 2016: Jeb Spencer, TVC Capital

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TVC Capital has also been a big supporter and sponsor of socaltech over the years. But before you think of moving out of SoCal, our 19th deal also closed in 2016, and this was a growth equity investment in Brentwood based Docupace Technologies. All this holiday season, we have been sharing the reflections on 2016 from the movers and shakers in Southern California's technology ecosystem.

Where to Find Venture Funding in Southern California

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Should you subscribe to Digita LA or TechZulu or SoCalTech you will see that there is some kind of networking event, panel discussion or fast pitch taking place practically everyday of the week. SoCal Tech.

Friday Tech Video Roundup for Southern California

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Some of the higlights from this week from socalTECH's video , section, where we're currently highlighting community videos from and about local startups: Image Metrics Mojo Masks iPhone App. Startups parody "Gangnam Style" -- complete with two SoCal firms, UberMedia and PerfectMarket.

Venture Capital in Southern California: Catching Up and Going Beyond

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That will have to change as SoCal moves into the 21st century. Finally, theyll talk about the new industries that could define SoCal over the coming decades. Matthew DeBord, DeBord Report business and economy blogger for KPCC will moderate a panel of guests featuring Benjamin Kuo, Founder and Publisher, socalTECH as well as representatives from Rustic Canyon and Idealab. Wednesday, November 30, 2011 -- Venture Capital in Southern California: Catching Up and Going Beyond.

Layoffs Hot Keyword for Second Half of January 2009

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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.

Exploring the YouTube Ecosystem at YT Access 2012

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SocalTech recently highlighted eight partners in our area: Socal YouTube Content Partners. YouTube is going to be even more of a force to be reckoned with, both in Video and in SoCal more broadly. John Greathouse of Rincon Ventures told me the YouTube ecosystem was “the Wild West.” ” That was the understatement of the week, as I learned by attending YouTube’s Premium Partner conference, YouTube Access 2012. The event was last week in New York.

Reflections on 2016: Rob Freelen, Silicon Valley Bank

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Silicon Valley Bank is big supporter and has been a sponsor of socaltech for many, many years. Given the concentration of SoCal companies in entertainment and consumer-focused tech, where revenue often comes early in a company's life, entrepreneurs should expect investors to scrutinize initial revenue traction. All this holiday season, we have been sharing the reflections on 2016 from the movers and shakers in Southern California's technology ecosystem.

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Thanks to our sponsors!

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Sponsoring socalTECH's Executive Moves section. Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth (www.sycr.com) Sponsoring socalTECH's Orange County High Tech Report. SoCal IP Law Group LLP - IP Counselors For Technology Companies. Thanks to all of our sponsors, who make our coverage of Southern California's technology industry possible: Sponsors. Redpoint Ventures (www.redpoint.com). Backing Southern California's next great technology companies. Silicon Valley Bank (www.svb.com).

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Spooky thought: Where would we be without our supporters?

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Sponsoring socalTECH's Executive Moves section. Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth (www.sycr.com) Sponsoring socalTECH's Orange County High Tech Report. SoCal IP Law Group LLP - IP Counselors For Technology Companies. As we go into Halloween this weekend, we want to thank all of our sponsors, advertisers, and members, who make it possible for us to exist. Without all of you, we wouldn't be able to keep you updated on Southern California's high tech news and companies.

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Thank you to our sponsors and advertisers

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Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth (www.sycr.com) Sponsoring socalTECH's Orange County High Tech Report. Sponsoring socalTECH's Executive Moves section. SoCal IP Law Group LLP - IP Counselors For Technology Companies. Once again, we'd like to thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on Southern California's high tech news and companies. They include: Sponsors. Redpoint Ventures (www.redpoint.com).