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Los Angeles Startup Events


I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles. realized that it has been a little while since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.

Two Austin-based Companies Acquired by j2 Global of Los Angeles


j2 Global, based in Los Angeles, announced this week it has completed the acquisition of two Austin-based companies. j2 Global bought, a digital media company based in Austin and MX Toolbox, founded in 2004, which provides managed IT services for small businesses worldwide. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California


He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. You can use keywords like: Events in Los Angeles or Southern California Events or even Santa Monica Events. This is why I say that Local Event Organizers Need to Adopt Social Media.

Giant Media founder: How I turned $7,000 into $8 million in three years

The Next Web

You see, Segura is the founder of a Los Angeles-based company called Giant Media, and TNW sat down with him to get his thoughts on his entrepreneurial experience. Giant Media is a video platform that distributes long-form content for brands. Well this is what went through David Segura’s mind three years ago.

Why Online Video Just Took One More Big Step to Legitimacy

Both Sides of the Table

Our industry just took one big step towards legitimacy with the hiring of renowned media exec Ynon Kreiz to run Maker Studios. Full stop.

Online Business Networking Los Angeles


Great by Cliff Allen Business Networking Online who I had blogged about previously in Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles. obnla … Online Business Networking Los Angeles) and then bring together posts that include that hashtag. And, since he's using a public blog anyone can join the conversation. focus?

Upfront Ventures Adds Hamet Watt as New Investment Partner

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Media relationships. Los Angeles Thank you. This is a big news day at Upfront Ventures. The idea immediately resonated. Drive.

More Web Events in Los Angeles


I’ve updated my earlier post on Networking Events Los Angeles with some great suggestions from Lorin Cha who I just met through LinkedIn. Social media week Los Angeles Runs week of Sept 20 - 24. Lots of scattered events around LA on social media. Especially if you are looking at early-stage start-up issues.

Top 23 Social Media Power Influencers

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Global head of social media at Ford Motor Company, husband, dad, podcaster, proprietor of [link] , and a generally nice guy. Who knows? link].

Events and Networking in Los Angeles


skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Friday, February 23, 2007 Events and Networking in Los Angeles One of the issues I discussed in Innovation and Geography was that the geography and traffic in Los Angeles generally makes it more difficult for networking. Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles.

Socialize This. But don’t f*^king tell me how to feel about it

Wired Wired West

Luckett rocks some Jeremy Scott Adidas Oliver Luckett loves art (just look at his shoes) and hates injustice  When he sees art relegated to insular, bureaucratic rule of old media and old rules, he tends toward vigilantism. He’s a liberator. barrier breaker. A man with a mission:  let people embrace content on their terms. Topple the [.].

Los Angeles Tech Launched - Hot List


I'm happy to announce the launch of the Los Angeles Tech Content Community. The goal is to create a place where it's relatively easy to find current content and highly relevant content surrounding Los Angeles Technology. To be clear Los Angeles Tech is a jump off point. The content comes from other places.

Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles – Cliff Allen


Are you leveraging social media at all? What networking events in Los Angeles or Southern California do you go to? in 1998. world?

How Startups are Disrupting Financial Technology

David Teten

Financial Services Los Angeles The other speakers were: Doug Atkin , Senior Managing Director, Venture Investments, Guggenheim Partners.

Finding Good Developers in Los Angeles?


skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 Finding Good Developers in Los Angeles? ► January (5) Los Angeles Web Developer Startup CTO or Developer When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Goo. Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles. and Ph.D.

Announcing Upfront Ventures’ Newest Partner — Kobie Fuller

Both Sides of the Table

Kobie then headed to Los Angeles to join LA-based startup REVOLVE as its CMO where he got his direct operating experience. Why Kobie?

Guy Kawasaki: Don’t Plan Your Social Media; Just Do It

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The founder of shares his thoughts on social media strategy (and why Google+ may take over Facebook one day). Just dive in.

Resignation Media Moves to Austin and Plans to Hire 40


Resignation Media, which runs, announced its moving its corporate headquarters to Austin from Los Angeles. Resignation Media plans to spend $8 million during the next five years to [.] The post Resignation Media Moves to Austin and Plans to Hire 40 appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Troubled media sharing startup Color Labs said to be acquired by Apple

The Next Web

Pham left the startup in June 2011 over unknown reasons and went to work at Los Angeles incubator Science. Yes, we know, it seems crazy.

Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

Both Sides of the Table

Many people don’t realize that the majority of the monetization of the Internet originated in Los Angeles but was perfected in Silicon Valley.

How to Avoid Being Disrupted as a VC

Both Sides of the Table

Upfront: “Direct, Approachable, Early-Stage, WYSIWYG & Unmistakenly Los Angeles” (Upfront is also a term from the media sector).

Scaling Techstars Horizontally

Feld Thoughts

Techstars Healthcare, in partnership with Cedars-Sinai (Los Angeles). Virgin Media Accelerator (London). There are two common ways to scale a system – horizontally or vertically. If you are a software engineer, you probably get this instinctively. These two concepts are not mutually exclusive. Techstars Mobility (Detroit).

1.5 Years Of AngelList: 8000 Intros, 400 Investments And That’s Just The Data We Can Tell You About

Venture Hacks

VC’s and angels have invested in startups like  Uber ,  Getaround ,  Storenvy ,  Wanderfly ,  Yipit , and  200 others. After 1.5

5 Winning Strategies for Millennial Marketing

Duct Tape Marketing

Take the example of Los Angeles-based furniture retailer Apt2B. photo credit: shutterstock. Stay Mobile. First, think about the basics.

Launchpad LA Receives VC Funding: $50,000 Per Startup

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Launchpad LA today announces it will accept applications for its third class of Los Angeles-based tech startups. History. For the past 2.5

Unexpected Collaborations: Refreshing Strategies That Build Brand Awareness

Up and Running

Fashion collided beautifully with art when Los Angeles-based  MOCA (The Museum of Contemporary Art) and Levi’s collaborated.

About this Blog


skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 About this Blog Ive been thinking about doing a blog with my thoughts on technology and whats happening in the Los Angeles area technology scene for a while, but it was Ben Kuos recent start of a blog that inspired me to actually go ahead and do it. Thanks Ben.

The Most Misunderstood Facts About Building a Business on YouTube

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Content is a “hits driven business” and therefore you can only invest in platforms not media. That is YouTube today. post-script.

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The One Video Every Silicon Valley Investor Should Watch

Both Sides of the Table

So he put up half the money to bring movie theaters to inner-city Los Angeles and showed that he could deliver profitable chains.

Weekend Reads: Besting Giants

crowdSPRING Blog

Check out this super interesting write up about what Facebook’s Safety Check says about social media’s role in our lives. Or these “facts” that a trickster planted all over the Los Angeles Zoo. It’s gettin’ close to quittin’ time, folks. That’s our game plan, anyway. See ya Monday!

Tale of Two Valleys: LA and the Bay Area from an Investor’s Perspective

Mucker Lab

Los Angeles, at least metaphorically, became more of a media/entertainment town. After stints as a technology investment banker, a dot-com entrepreneur, and a product manager in Silicon Valley, I moved to Los Angeles in 2006.  That number in the Valley might be closer to 10%. Stamps of Approval” and “Opportunity”.

Why The Next Generation of Online Video Companies Will be Vertical

Both Sides of the Table

Mitu Network is the largest digital media company for Latinos in the US and also targeting Mexico and South America. AOL and the like. Scripted.

Guy Kawasaki appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation

How to Change the World

Guy is a New York Times bestselling author of books such as The Art of the Start 2.0 , The Art of Social Media , Enchantment, and ten other books about change, innovation, marketing, and disruption. ” Guy holds an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a BA from Stanford University. ” Press Release.

Silicon Beach emerges as a tech hotbed

More than 500 tech start-ups have sprouted in sprawling Los Angeles and its environs, according to members of the L.A. USA TODAY. Mobile.

How Not to Get Lost in the Content Creation Wasteland

Duct Tape Marketing

Think of it like this: let’s say you live in Oklahoma City, and you plan to drive to Los Angeles, somewhere you’ve never been. It is.

Spotting, Nurturing and Mentoring Talent – The Power of Troy Carter

Both Sides of the Table

” Lady Gaga played 4-5 clubs a night in Los Angeles and New York when she was a relatively undiscovered talent. Same with Gaga.

What Makes a Successful Startup Community? Is it Possible to Build One Where You Live?

Both Sides of the Table

It also has a built-in advantage in telling the world how awesome it’s doing – it’s the center of the media world. Machinima.

How VCs Think About Adding New Partners

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She has been in operations in Seattle and Los Angeles. Let me start with the news that I’m excited to share with you. billion).

17 Entrepreneurs Celebrate Summer Business Accomplishments


Beauty brands relay on social media strategy as much as traditional PR! This summer was a huge boost in social media and engagement.

Here is The Best Data You’ll Find on the LA Tech Market

Both Sides of the Table

As an active investor in the Los Angeles technology market we’re always seeking to better understand the data and trends of why our market has grown so rapidly since 2009. If you’re a tech or media startup considering whether LA is now a mature market I think the data will assuage any concerns. We are a customer.

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