Los Angeles Startup Community

SoCal CTO

I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. Los Angeles Startup Community Posts/Articles Here are some interesting articles and posts on the ecosystem around startups in Los Angeles. LA Tech Survival Guide A Tale of Two Tech Cities – Silicon Valley vs. Los Angeles Guide to the LA Startup Community Why You Should Start a Company in.

Los Angeles Startup Events

SoCal CTO

I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles. I 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since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it. So, you may also want to go look at: Los Angeles Startup Events Here are some of the events and meetups that I've spoken at, attended or at least interest me.

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Los Angeles Startup Community

SoCal CTO

I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. Los Angeles Startup Community Posts/Articles Here are some interesting articles and posts on the ecosystem around startups in Los Angeles. LA Tech Survival Guide A Tale of Two Tech Cities – Silicon Valley vs. Los Angeles Guide to the LA Startup Community Why You Should Start a Company in.

Startup Surge in Los Angeles

SoCal CTO

The crowd of more than 1,500 spilled out into hallways, and would-be investors were turned away from the doors, as a crush of entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, wanna-be entrepreneurs, and others looked to be part of the surge of startups emerging in Los Angeles. Certainly it feels like there's been a recent surge in Startup activity here in Los Angeles and as well nationally. Ben Kuo just posted on SoCalTech: Are the good times for startups back?

Amanda Mills Los Angeles: Transforming Loss into Hope and Inspiration

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

First off, from my understanding, before founding Amanda Mills Los Angeles, you studied yoga extensively. How do you think yoga has helped you in leading and building the Amanda Mills Los Angeles brand?

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

SiliconHills

j2 Global, based in Los Angeles, announced this week it has completed the acquisition of two Austin-based companies. Offers.com, a coupon, […] The post Two Austin-based Companies Acquired by j2 Global of Los Angeles appeared first on SiliconHills. j2 Global bought Offers.com, 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.

Los Angeles Girds for Its 'Google Moment'

Inc Startups

With Snap's IPO, the city's tech community is eagerly awaiting a new batch of soon-to-be millionaires

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The 7 most innovative startups in Los Angeles

Inc Startups

These young companies are producing disruptive ideas and raising millions in funding

10 Fastest-Growing Women-Led Companies in Los Angeles

Inc Startups

They aren't 50-feet tall, but these impressive women-entrepreneurs tower over their competition in the City of Angels

Here are the 10 Fastest-Growing Companies in Los Angeles

Inc Startups

Meet the fastest-growing companies in Silicon Beach

Move Over Silicon Valley: Why Startup Investors Are Flocking to Los Angeles

Inc Startups

The latest data from PricewaterhouseCoopers on venture capital investing shows that Southern California continues to blossom

The 10 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Los Angeles

Inc Startups

These fast-growth companies prove that movies and music don't get all the star power in the City of Angels

How the Los Angeles Rams Can Win the Rebranding Game

Inc Startups

Louis to Los Angeles The Rams have a lot of work to do as the franchise prepares to move from St.

7 Los Angeles Startups to Watch in 2015

Inc Startups

Seven startups you may not have heard of might be the next big thing--and they''re not out of Silicon Valley

Field Notes from Los Angeles

Bryce Dot VC

In fact, the greater Los Angeles area, and specifically it’s startup community can not be pigeonholed as beach bumming founders in board shorts. Despite the rise of the accelerators and an active local angel community, there are very few active local venture funds who can write a $2-$5M Series A check. When I came up with the idea for OATV’s Field Trip Series I had our early experience with the NYC startup community as a backdrop.

Why We Need to Elect @EricGarcetti on Tues as Next Mayor of Los Angeles

Both Sides of the Table

On Tuesday Los Angeles will elect a new mayor. I’d love to see a mayor in Los Angeles who does, too. Can’t get much better in a city like Los Angeles, hey?

Los Angeles Becoming a Destination for Tech Entrepreneurs

Inc Startups

Warm weather, lower costs: Southern California is becoming a new home for angel investors and tech founders

Our Most Recent Marketplace Investment, DogVacay from Los Angeles

abovethecrowd.com

Earlier today, DogVacay, an exciting new startup in Los Angeles, announced that Benchmark Capital has led its most recent round of financing.

Upfront and the Power of Startup Community in LA

Feld Thoughts

I’m finally home after three solid weeks on the road which included Austin, Dallas, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles. Places annual meeting foundry group next LA los angeles startup community upfront upfront summit

Organizing Mar-Tech with Regional LUMAscapes: Boston, Los Angeles and New York City

Inc Startups

Check out three new regional LUMAscapes for Boston, New York City and Los Angeles

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. You can use keywords like: Events in Los Angeles or Southern California Events or even Santa Monica Events. Great post by John Shiple. In his post, he mentions the following events / event organizers, and you should visit his post for a bit more on each of them.

'Silicon Beach' Brings Tech Boom to Los Angeles

Inc Startups

In California, startups, entrepreneurs and engineers are migrating south from Silicon Valley

For Women Entrepreneurs Raising Money, It's Good to Be in New York or Los Angeles

Inc Startups

The funding environment for women is not so great in Silicon Valley, though

Why Online Video Just Took One More Big Step to Legitimacy

Both Sides of the Table

Ynon was the obvious choice to help the founders take the company to the next level since he had the trust of the founders, the investors, the senior management team as well as YouTube and most of the large media players in Los Angeles and internationally.

Los Angeles CTO / VP Engineering Job Searches

SoCal CTO

What I’ve not written as much about is what to do if you are a CTO looking for your next opportunity – especially in Los Angeles. There are some really good executive recruiters here in Los Angeles that cover most of the CTO job searches especially for venture-backed startups.

4 Hotels Between San Francisco and Los Angeles That Will Inspire You to Leave Your Cell Phone at Home

Inc Startups

It may be a challenge to spend less time in front of a screen at home, but these 4 quick getaways will inspire you to leave behind your gadgets. Best-Kept Travel Secrets

The Best Places Worldwide to Start Your High-Growth Startup

Up and Running

cities to start a business in for 2016 ), you will need to focus more on access to angel and venture capital funding, business incubators and accelerators, and a climate that is supportive of startups. Los Angeles, California, USA. Los Angeles Works: Start Your Business in L.A.

Hot Spot: Why Startup Culture is Heating Up in Los Angeles

Inc Startups

LA is becoming the new west coast hot spot for startups

Los Angeles County Weighs $15 Minimum Wage for Some Workers

Inc Startups

The nation's most populous county could lift the minimum wage for some workers to $15 an hour by 2020, just weeks after the city of Los Angeles took a similar step

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. Segura said that it was important for Giant Media to get started in Los Angeles because that’s where the brands and customers are. What’s it like to create a tech startup with only $7,000 in your pocket, knowing that it’s quite literally all you have left of your savings?

Here are More Signs that LA Tech is Moving to the Next Level

Both Sides of the Table

At GRP Partners we’re all in on Los Angeles having written about $35 million in early-stage venture capital investments in this market alone in the past six months. And I’m delighted to see a bold move by Cooley in getting behind Los Angeles as well. Los Angeles Startup AdviceI wrote a blog post on how to work with lawyers at a startup nearly two-and-a-half years ago. It was very widely read.

These Are The 9 Hottest Startups In Los Angeles

Inc Startups

LA is home to 892 startups. These are some of the biggest

Can you build “Silicon Valley” companies outside of the Valley?

Version One Ventures

Can upstart ecosystems in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, or Seattle churn out tomorrow’s billion dollar tech companies? News Los Angeles NYC San Francisco Bay Area Silicon Valley Start Up Toronto Valley The big debate among tech circles has always been if it’s possible to build a “Silicon Valley” company outside of the Valley. Is Silicon Valley a physical place or a state of mind ?

Online Business Networking Los Angeles

SoCal CTO

Great by Cliff Allen Business Networking Online who I had blogged about previously in Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles. I'm going to be working with people like Cliff and Steve Gilison (see Product Management for Startups in Los Angeles ) and Tom Humbarger (see Social Media to Build Reputation and Reach Prospects ) to create this online business networking group for Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Social Media Starters

SoCal CTO

I find myself speaking at various venues in Los Angeles to tell people (most often service providers) about how I've used social media and particularly my blogs, LinkedIn, twitter and topic hubs as part of my own services business. I'd especially like to find people in Los Angeles. I'm hoping you can help me figure out who I should be connecting with on this.

San Francisco and Los Angeles Are Suing Uber

Inc Startups

The cities'' district attorneys claim that the ride-sharing company should be doing more to protect its passengers

Events and Networking in Los Angeles

SoCal CTO

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. ► 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.

More Web Events in Los Angeles

SoCal CTO

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. And take a look at Networking Events Los Angeles for the complete list Here were the new ones: LeanLA Startup Circle Meetup I’ve gone to a couple of these. Often the presentations are pretty basic because of a fair number of newbies in the audience.

NASA Is Working on a Commercial Jet That Could Fly From New York to Los Angeles in 2.5 Hours

Inc Startups

NASA says a redesign of the Concorde could bring back supersonic air travel--without the. Here's how

Los Angeles Technology Connector – Kurt Daradics

SoCal CTO

What networking events in Los Angeles or Southern California do you go to? Besides Tony Karrer for technology, who are some of your go to people in Los Angeles? Kurt Daradics ( Facebook , @KurtyD , FriendFeed , MySpace , LinkedIn , Delicious ) (pronounced dare-a-dix) is a great guy to know. He recently co-founded CitySourced and I think Ben Kuo nailed him when he describes him as "a connector.