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.

In Venice Beach, A Coming Out for Silicon Beach

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Set on the corner of Main street at Windward Circle, it positions itself in the heart of Venice. These days, it's not unusual for a handful of tech and startup mixers and events to be going down on the westside.

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TZ Tech Crawl Venice | So Nice We Are Doing It Twice

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We had such a great response from July’s TZ Tech Crawl Silicon Beach Santa Monica edition, that we decided to get another one in before the summer was out and this time focus around the Venice area. Where: Venice, CA (Silicon Beach!). View TZ Tech Crawl Venice in a larger map.

Google Plans Expansion In Venice

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Search engine giant Google is planning a major expansion in Venice, according to a report today in the LA Times. According to the report, Google has leased more than 100,000 square feet in the Binoculars Building in Venice, designed by Frank Gehry. google expansion venice california realestate hiring employment jobs searchThe move comes a day after Google said it is looking to hire more than 6,000 workers worldwide this year.

Outsite Presents Nomad Stories: Venice

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Thursday, June 22, 2017 -- Join current and aspiring digital nomads at this free Outsite meetup. Listen to Nomad Stories from people who have quit their jobs to embrace the location independent lifestyle, as well as people who are working for leading remote companies. See [link] (more

L.A. Startups Received $369 Million in Seed Funding in 2016

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Seed-stage companies in Los Angeles received a total of $369 million in funding in 2016, according to report from Venice tech accelerator Amplify.LA.

Venice Beach Tech Networking Mixer

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 -- Venice Beach Tech Networking Mixer. Join the fastest growing tech startup community in Los Angeles! Meet new people and participate in lively discussions with outstanding names in the Silicon Beach community. Register immediately for an Early Bird Ticket. See [link] (more

Silicon Beach Networking Mixer At Wurstkuche In Venice

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 -- Silicon Beach Networking Mixer At Wurstkuche In Venice. Join Us For A Night Of Networking With Startup Professionals In Silicon Beach! Join the fastest growing tech networking and startup community in LA! Meet new people and participate in lively discussions with outstanding names in the Silicon Beach community. Register immediately for an early bird ticket! See [link] (more

Viddy Wants to Bring Developers to Silicon Beach | $10K and a Job Offer

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On Friday, September 28th Team Viddy will pick their favorite API partner, and fly you (or your team of up to 4 people) to Venice Beach for an interview at Viddy.

Silicon Beach Networking Mixer At Wurstkuche in Venice

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -- Silicon Beach Networking Mixer At Wurstkuche in Venice. Join the fastest growing startup and tech community in Los Angeles! Meet new people and participate in lively discussions with outstanding names in the Silicon Beach community. Register immediately for an early bird ticket. See [link] (more

Silicon Beach Networking Mixer At Sunny Spot in Venice

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -- Silicon Beach Networking Mixer At Sunny Spot in Venice. Support women entrepreneurs and Join the fastest growing tech community in Los Angeles! Meet new people and participate in lively discussions with outstanding names in the Silicon Beach community.See [link] (more

Silicon Beach Networking Mixer At Wurstkuche in Venice

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 -- Silicon Beach Networking Mixer At Wurstkuche in Venice. Join Us For A Night Of Networking With Startup Professionals In Silicon Beach! Support women entrepreneurs and Join the fastest growing tech community in Los Angeles! Meet new people and participate in lively discussions with outstanding names in the Silicon Beach community. See [link] (more

Silicon Beach Start-Ups Venice

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Silicon Beach Start-Ups was formed to get together like minded people involved in tech start-ups on the West Side of Los Angeles. The founders run a start-up making and marketing mobile applications out of their offices in Santa Monica. This group is for entrepreneurial types to get together share their victories, defeats and help each other out generally

Snap Opens Bricks And Mortar Spectacles Shop In Venice

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has opened up its second, bricks-and-mortar store selling its Spectacles sunglasses, just down the street from its Venice headquarters. Los Angeles-based Snap, Inc. The store opened at 1pm on Thursday, closing "at Sunset", with regular hours of 11am to Sunset every day. Snap's Spectacles allow Snapchat users to record short snippets of video, and automatically post them to their account. The company has one other, bricks-and-mortar location, in New York City.

Airpush Moves Into New Venice Offices, Complete With Hot Tub

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The company said it has moved into a new office in Venice, which it calls "LA''s most respectable tech neighborhood". airpush venice advertising mobile expansion jobs perks Think your startup has got the perks? Fast growing, mobile advertising startup Airpush , which has quietly grown to nearly $100M in revenues, has something probably no other startup has in the office: a hot tub.

LivnGiv.com Combines Dining Out, Charity In Venice Beach

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A new, Venice-based startup, LivnGiv.com said Wednesday afternoon that it has launched a brand new service, which donates money to charity when you eat out at local restaurants. The company''s list of restaurants currently includes mostly local, Venice Beach restaurants, with other restaurants in Santa Monica and Hollywood. livngiv charity dining restaurant food donation venice

Tech Crawl Redux: Silicon Beach Tour Hits Venice

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This time, the group says it so far will be visiting accelerator Amplify, mobile messaging firm Mogreet, and 2 Billion Monkeys, and other local companies in the Venice Beach area, with more startups to come. tech crawl silicon beach venice tour beer networking startups techzulu

Silicon Beach Report March 9: Global Crossing Founder Winnick Takes Majority Stake in Streaming Service Qello

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million, and Snapchat Spectacles shop pops up in Venice Global Crossing founder Winnick takes majority stake in streaming service Qello, Tele-therapy startup iExhale raises $1.86

Digital LA - Venice Cocktails @ 31Ten

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Thursday, May 17, 2012 -- Digital LA - Venice Cocktails @ 31Ten. West side design, creative and VFX houses, startups and new Googlers and more welcome to network by the fire pit. See [link] (more

Bombd Sets Up Shop In Venice, Aims At Social Networking

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Bombd , a startup which develops a social networking and messaging app revolving around sharing instant photos with others, has set up shop in Venice Beach. The startup--originally started in Australia--said its team and founders have moved to Venice Beach to scale the app in the U.S., and that it has begun hiring a team here.

Shyp Confirms $50M Raise, Launches Beta Service In Los Angeles

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Apps TC miami venice Los Angeles Shyp Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Homebrew Sherpa VenturesOn-demand shipping service Shyp is rolling out its service in Los Angeles today, its fourth city. Read More.

L.A. Girl Geek Dinner #1 ? Google Venice

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Google Venice. We are proud to announce that Google is hosting the very first Los Angeles Girl Geek Dinner at their awesome Venice office. Thursday, September 20, 2012 -- L.A. Girl Geek Dinner #1 ? This reception is a celebration of women in engineering.

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Findmypast.com Sets Up Shop In Venice

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Findmypast.com , a British family history website, said today that it has launched--and has set up a new office in Venice, California, to run its U.S. Findmypast.com did not say how big of a team it will be hiring in Venice. operations. Findmypast runs an online, family history and genealogy site which provides genealogical records, in particular, a rich collection of British, Irish, and Australian records dating back to 1200.

Digital LA - Venice Cocktails @ Hotel Erwin

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Monday, April 26, 2010 -- Digital LA - Venice Cocktails @ Hotel Erwin. See [link] (more

Silicon Beach Report May 2: Former UFC Owners Launch Fertitta Capital With $500 Million Fund

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Former UFC owners launch Fertitta Capital with $500 million fund, Venice venture capital fund raises $212 million aimed at real estate tech, and Disney rebrands Maker Studios as Disney Digital Network

Report: Snap Buys Ad Tech Firm Flite

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Venice-based Snap , the parent firm of Snapchat, has acquired San Francisco-based ad technology developer Flite , according to reports this morning. According to recode, the acquisition is an "acquihire", and Snap is using the buy to help bring in new ad technology talent, rather than any software developed by Flite. The deal has not yet been announced by either company. READ MORE>>. snap advertising technology merger acquisition adtech acquihire

Snap Acquires Placed

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Venice, California-based Snap Inc. , the parent firm of Snapchat , has acquired, location-based information startup Placed , according to Placed. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Placed was based in Seattle. Financial details of the deal were not announced, but a report said Snap paid more than $200M for the startup. READ MORE>>. snap snapchat merger acquisition placed location analytics software

Report: Snapchat Raises $175M More

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Venice-based instant messaging app maker Snapchat has raised another $175M in funding , according to the WSJ this morning, from Fidelity Investments. According to the report, the new funding values Snapchat at $16 billion, the same valuation as the company's last funding injection. Snapchat has now raised more than $1.2 billion in funding. READ MORE>>. snapchat venture capital instant messaging fidelity investments communications

Snap Inc: No, We Don't Have A New HQ In London

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Venice, California-based Snap, Inc. , The company said it has "one HQ, in Venice", and the changes in London simply involved billing advertising revenue in the UK through a UK entity. the parent company of Snapchat , said on Tuesday that it has not established a new international headquarters in London--despite media reports. The change will allow the company to pay taxes in the UK, according to the company, so that it can be a "good local partner as we grow our business."

Moviepilot Sets Up Office In Venice, Hires Two Execs

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Moviepilot , which operates an online movie discovery site, said last week that it has opened up an office on Abbot Kinney in Venice, California, as part of its expansion into Los Angeles. The firm--which has been booting up operations in LA since May --said it has hired Amy Elkins as EVP Strategy and Advertising, and Amy Smith as Director of Advertising. Elkins joins the firm from MEC, where she had run interactive media campaigns for Paramount and Dreamworks.

ZEFR Hires Two For Executive Team

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Venice, California-based ZEFR , which develops software to identify, filter, and organize content for brands and content owners on YouTube and other online video sites, said today that it has hired two new executives to its senior team. The company said it has named Anne Hallock as Executive Vice President, Head of Marketing, and Brian Atwood as Executive Vice President, head of Global Sales.

Snapchat Names Former Pandora CTO As VP

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Venice-based Snapchat has named Tom Conrad, the former CTO of Pandora, as its new VP of Product, the company disclosed on Wednesday. Conrad--who is based in the Bay Area--was CTO at Pandora between 2004 and 2014. He also served at Kenamea, Pets.com, Documentum/Relevance, Berkeley Systems, and Apple Computer. READ MORE>>. snapchat pandora product executive

TZ Tech Crawl Silicon Beach Fest Edition! | Venice Beach

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We are officially kicking things off for SBF and getting Venice Tech community involved. Come take a tour of some of the hottest LA Tech companies located in Venice. Venice Beach appeared first on TechZulu. TZ Tech Crawl is back!!!