Southern California Tech Central

SoCal CTO

I am excited to be participating in and announcing the of: Southern California Tech Central This is a community of people in Southern California who have come together to help find and organize the best content from blogs, news sources and other web sites all around technology in So Cal. This site is being sponsored by the Technology Council of Southern California and my company TechEmpower.

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So Cal Linux Expo

SoCal Tech Calendar

Friday, February 20, 2009 -- So Cal Linux Expo. The 7th Annual So Cal Linux Expo. The depth and breadth of its audience is expanding, so the Expo will add additional speaker tracks to expand the educational opportunities for guests of all experience levels. Because interest in Open Source Software is steadily growing, attendance at SCALE continues to also grow.

Interview with Steve Poizner, Alliance for Southern California Innovation

socalTECH

Steve Poizner is a serial tech entrepreneur and was formerly California Insurance Commissioner, and recently founded the Alliance for Southern California Innovation (www.alliancesocal.org), a nonprofit which has gathered together an impressive list of research universities, technology leaders, and others to help boost the profile of Southern California in the technology industry. I did that for a couple of years, which got me and my wife down to SoCal.

Southern California Quantum Computing Meetup

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 -- Southern California Quantum Computing Meetup. Joe Latone from IBM will discuss a quantum computing performance metric called quantum volume that they have developed. A representative from quantum communications company Qubitekk in Vista, Calif. will also talk regarding the development of a quantum cryptography technology solution that will provide quantum-safe authentication and encryption to automation devices in the field. See [link] (more

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Can You Ask for Office Rent Relief? How to Manage Your Lease During COVID-19

Office leases are one of companies’ largest expenses, and if your whole team is working from home with no clear end in sight, you may be wondering what to do about your lease.

How Businesses Can Find Scalable Ethernet Services in Southern California

Southern California Edison Blog

California boasts one of the most impressive economies in the United States. Southern California alone has a gross domestic product larger than countries including Mexico and Turkey. And, since 2012, just six counties in SoCal have seen their gross domestic product increase from $992 billion to $1.26 But SoCal’s growing companies contend with their own set of challenges, including the increasing importance of scalable network solutions.

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Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies

socalTECH

Southern California is often criticized for having too many startups which only revolve around brand, celebrity, ecommerce, and. We've identified ten of the more technically interesting companies working on software in Southern California, using our unscientific, unproven, and undoubtedly biased informal polling. marketing, and not enough of the traditional, software-and-algorithm intensive startups you'd expect to see in Silicon Valley.

Southern California Tech Central

Technology Council

The Technology Council of Southern California and TechEmpower are happy to announce the launch of: Southern California Tech Central This is a community of people in Southern California who have come together to help find and organize the best content from blogs, news sources and other web sites all around technology in So Cal.

Report: Southern California Startups Focus More On M&A, Profit

socalTECH

A new report, issued by Silicon Valley Bank over the last week, has found that Southern California startups are far more focused on being acquired than on IPOs, and also on making profits, compared with most startups. The SoCal Startup Outlook compared the responses of entrepeneurs from San Luis Obispo to San Diego, versus the views of a total of nearly 950 entrepreneurs across the U.S., southern california angeles startup outlook report

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Southern California needs to find its hub for it to develop its own tech ecosystem

TechCrunch LA

Recognizing the tens of billions of dollars that the Southern Californian region leaves on the table, because it hasn’t taken its rightful place in the American technology industry, a new group called the Alliance for Southern California Innovation has just released a report to analyze how SoCal can work to assume its pole position.

Alliance for SoCal Innovation Gets Sponsor For Venture Pipeline Program

socalTECH

The Alliance for SoCal Innovation, a nonprofit which is focused on boosting Southern California's startup community, said this week that it has inked a deal with Pacific Western Bank, to be the lead sponsor for its SoCal Venture Pipeline program. According to the Alliance, its program connects promising early stage startups with venture capital in order to improve access to institutional capital across the SoCal region.

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SCALE 17x - Southern California Linux Expo

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SCALE 17x - Southern California Linux Expo

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SCALE 17x - Southern California Linux Expo

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SCALE 17x - Southern California Linux Expo

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Poizner Updates Plan for Alliance on Southern California Innovation

Xconomy

After launching a study to identify how tech hubs work, the leader of a nonprofit consortium created to boost Southern California’s startup ecosystem says he is focusing on three initiatives to supercharge the seven-county SoCal region as a hotbed for innovation.

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Here's Who Is Funding Companies In Southern California Today

socalTECH

Are you a startup looking to find funding in Southern California? Here are the venture firms who have been most active in SoCal (Santa Babrara - Los Angeles - Orange County - San Diego) in the last twelve months, based on the number of deals: 1. Looking for more insights into the venture deal flow here in Southern California? feature analysis kpcb kleiner upfront california southern capital venture

Super Expands To SoCal

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Subscription home repair insurance startup Super announced this morning that it is expanding into Southern California, and has started to provide its plans in the Greater Los Angeles, San Diego, Orange County and the Inland Empire. super home repair subscription expansion socal angeles diego

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Merriman Southern California Investor Conference

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, August 30, 2012 -- 17th Annual Southern California Investor Conference. 40 of Southern California's leading companies will present an update on their respective company and provide business insights to the investment community. Merriman Capital. See [link] (more

NASA Backs Space Companies In Southern California

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NASA said on Thursday that it has awarded nearly $50M to 333 proposals from 257 small businesses and 41 research institutions to help drive the future of space exploration, including a significant number of Southern California companies. The NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) awards include dozens of grants to local companies. nasa space aerospace grant sbir sttr

Southern California Venture Network

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 -- Southern California Venture Network. SCVN helps entrepreneurs, service providers and private equity sources to accelerate their entrepreneurial velocity. Join us for this networking mixer and company presentation event. See [link] (more

Southern California Digital Asset Managers

SoCal Tech Calendar

Sunday, November 14, 2010 -- Southern California Digital Asset Managers. This meetup is a home for DAM practitioners in the Southern California region who are looking for networking and sharing opportunities with colleagues working in, or interested in, the field of digital asset management.

Alliance For SoCal Innovation Aims To Connect Startups, Venture Capital

socalTECH

The Alliance for Southern California Innovation said on Thursday that it is launching a new program, the SoCal Venture Pipeline. The Alliance said the program came about, because SoCal founders continue to struggle to raise growth capital despite "a wealth of talent and potential". alliance socal innovation startups venture capital nonprofit matchmaking matching

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Southern California Edison Signs More Energy Storage Contracts

L.A. Business Journal

Southern California Edison has signed long-term contracts for four projects totaling 590 megawatts of battery energy storage

Spotlight on Personalized Medicine in Southern California

SoCal Tech Calendar

Monday, April 30, 2012 -- SoCalBio Networking Forum in the Inland Empire: Spotlight on Personalized Medicine in Southern California (Showcase and Expo). See [link] (more

Software Development Companies in Southern California

SoCal CTO

In a recent conversation with a fellow CTO, we lamented about the fact that while there's very active software development and web development going on in Southern California and West Los Angeles, yet there didn't seem to be as much of a community around it. But where do the software development companies in Southern California congregate? Even still, this barely touches all the different companies in Southern California where software development is happening.

Southern California Venture Network General Mixer

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 -- Southern California Venture Network General Mixer. Meet and mix with other professionals at southern California's premier emerging growth company focused organization. Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. Sponsorship and tabletop opportunities available for qualified companies. Email bruce.wilson@cox.net.

SCALE 16x. The Sixteenth Annual Southern California Linux Expo.

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SCALE 16x. The Sixteenth Annual Southern California Linux Expo.

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SCALE 16x. The Sixteenth Annual Southern California Linux Expo.

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SCALE 16x. The Sixteenth Annual Southern California Linux Expo.

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Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

SoCal CTO

He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. LA CTO Forum Dealmaker Media Digital Family Reunion Startups Uncensored Social Media Club, LA Twiistup Mindshare LA LA Hadoop Meetup Dorkbot Geek Dinners LA Cloud Computing LA Web Application Developers LA PHP Developers In addition to these, I'd recommend looking at: Technology Council of Southern California – Surprised John didn't mention this one.

Technology Jobs in Southern California – a Rebound?

SoCal CTO

This is purely anecdotal, but it seems like a lot of companies are hiring technology talent here in Southern California. I’ve recently seen several tweets from software development companies looking for talent. And I’ve heard from several people looking for Startup Software Developers. And we have been looking to hire several positions (but are being really picky as is normally the case). I’ll be curious to see if that bears up at our Los Angeles CTO Forum meeting tomorrow.

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Southern California Venture Network (SCVN)

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 -- Southern California Venture Network (SCVN). The Mission of the Southern California Venture Network (SCVN) is to increase the entrepreneurial velocity of both start-up and emerging growth companies. Join us for the LA Monthly Mixer at The vLounge in Santa Monica. See [link] (more

Start-Up Funding In Southern California

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 -- Start-Up Funding In Southern California. Panel includes Ray Chan, Managing Partner at K5 Venture Partners; Anil Tammineedi, Vice President at Angeleno Group; Kiran Rao, Associate at Vicente Capital Partners; Al Schneider, Co-Founder and Past Chairman of Pasadena Angels. Moderator: Maneesh Goyal, General Partner at MergerTech Health Ventures. See [link] (more

SCALE 10x - Southern California Linux Expo

SoCal Tech Calendar

Friday, January 20, 2012 -- SCALE 10x - Southern California Linux Expo. A community run Linux and Open Source conference in Los Angeles, CA. See [link] (more

Friday Tech Video Roundup for Southern California

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Startups parody "Gangnam Style" -- complete with two SoCal firms, UberMedia and PerfectMarket. 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. Image Metrics released a new iPhone application this week, which uses facial tracking to display virtual "masks" on an iPhone, overlaid on a user's face. RewardTag Sends Its Tags Into Space.

TiE Southern California's May Event.

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 -- TiE Southern California's May Event. Speakers include: Mr. Uday Kumar - Head, US Ops at Reliance MediaWorks; Mr. Basu Ghosh - CEO, Omnikron and CEO Basu's HomeStyle; Nick Wilson - CTO, Break.com; Jon Ham - CEO, Fitness on the Run. See https://www.123signup.com/servlet/SignUpMember?PG=1521728182300andP=1521728191150788000andInfo. PG=1521728182300andP=1521728191150788000andInfo.

Southern California Venture Network Holiday Mixer

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 -- Southern California Venture Network (SCVN) Professional General Mixer. The Southern California Venture Networks (www.SCVN.org) invites you to meet, mix and mingle with other like-mined entrepreneurs at the next professional mixer in the Irvine Spectrum. Start-up tabletop opportunities available. See [link] (more

Southern California Venture Network Professional Mixer

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 -- Southern California Venture Network Professional Mixer. Come mix and network with Orange County professionals. Email bruce.wilson@cox.net.

Technology Forum 2009 - Southern California

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, November 5, 2009 -- Technology Forum 2009 - Southern California. The 'must attend' TECH event of the year, immerse yourself in business changing technology for the day with professionals from across the industry. See [link] (more

Southern California Venture Network General Monthly Mixer

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 -- Southern California Venture Network (SCVN) Professional General Mixer. The Southern California Venture Networks invites you to meet, mix and mingle with other like-mined entrepreneurs at the next professional mixer. See [link] (more

First Annual Southern California Angel Summit

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 -- First Annual Southern California Angel Summit. Invite only. This historical event will be held at USC on May 16th. The Maverick Angels, Arch Angels, Golden Seeds, Harvard Business Angels, Pasadena Angels, Private Capital Network and Tech Coast Angels will all be participating.