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since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.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.

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 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?

[Interview] Amanda Mills, Founder Of Amanda Mills Los Angeles

YoungUpstarts

For Amanda Mills, the mind and face behind the Amanda Mills Los Angeles (AMLA) lifestyle brand, it is a term she takes great pride in. Can you tell us about the journey that inspired you to create the Amanda Mills Los Angeles brand?

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.

Los Angeles Web Developer

SoCal CTO

He was struggling to find high quality developers in Los Angeles. Just the kind of person I like to meet. :) But I was a bit surprised when he emphasized how hard it had been for them to find a web developer in Los Angeles. My flippant comment was, “If you do a Google search for Los Angeles web developer, you’ll find a LOT of people and firms.” There certainly are a lot of Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California that you can use.

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.

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.

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?

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.

Product Management for Startups in Los Angeles – Steve Gilison

SoCal CTO

What networking events in Los Angeles or Southern California do you go to? We should keep comparing notes on your list and my Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California. Besides Tony Karrer for technology, who are some of your go to people in 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.

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.

Los Angeles Tech Launched - Hot List

SoCal CTO

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 bottom line is that Los Angeles Tech is trying to help find and navigate that content.

Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles – Cliff Allen

SoCal CTO

What networking events in Los Angeles or Southern California do you go to? Besides Tony Karrer for software/web development in Los Angeles ;) who are some of your go to people in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles & Tech

Bryce Dot VC

Los Angeles & Tech : seanbonner : Last week Tara and I had the pleasure of grabbing lunch with Bryce Roberts while he was in town scoping things out. Today he posted some notes about Los Angeles and it’s tech scene(s) that I wanted to follow up on because, well, you know I have a lot to say on the subject. If you haven’t read…. Thoughts on yesterday’s post from a true OG of the LA tech community. .

Finding Good Developers in Los Angeles?

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 Finding Good Developers in Los Angeles? Posted byTony Karrer at 7:47 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning. Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles.

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.

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.

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.

How Your Law Firm Should Market To Millennials

The Startup Magazine

A Personal Injury Attorney Los Angeles offer financial help to clients in a form of a wage embellishment attorney. Millennials are now the largest living generation in the history.

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

The Snap IPO Happened. What Next LA?

Both Sides of the Table

He was running to be the 42nd mayor of Los Angeles and he outlined his vision to “open up the city government to technology and innovation” if he were elected. 43% of all goods arriving into American ports come through LA and Long Beach ports in Los Angeles.

IPO 246

Two years ago we moved our startup from Los Angeles to Austin and I’m glad we did

Austin Startup

I’ll be honest — growing up in Berkeley, California, the last place I expected to ever end-up is Texas. I‘m not crazy about BBQ, in fact I… Continue reading on Austin Startups

Is North America Still a Startup Heaven?

The Startup Magazine

Some other relevant startup centres are Los Angeles, Atlanta, Boston, Phoenix, and Austin. The world’s startup landscape keeps evolving.

Upfront Ventures Adds Hamet Watt as New Investment Partner

Both Sides of the Table

Los Angeles Today is a day I’ve waited patiently for for 5 years but more earnestly for more than 1 year. I am thrilled to announce that we have added Hamet Watt as a Partner at Upfront Ventures.

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.

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.

USC Marshall School Integrating into Social Innovation in Los Angeles

Campus Entrepreneurship

Here is a recent blurb highlighting how the school is integrating itself and its alumni into the social entrepreneurship network of Los Angeles. From the USC Marshall School Website : A group of USC organizations will join with StartingBloc Los Angeles to host Entrepreneurs Changing the World , a speaking event featuring Los Angeles-area leaders in social entrepreneurship. USC Marshall School has been an innovator and leader in entrepreneurship education.

PostalPix – Photos From Phone To Doorstep

YoungUpstarts

Founded in 2010, Los Angeles, California-based PostalPix allows you to order real photo prints of pictures direct from your smartphone via an app (on both iOS and Android). Ideaspotting Los Angeles mobile app mobile photography photo printing service PostalPix

Online Network myRight Helps You Know Your Rights (And Wrongs)

YoungUpstarts

That’s where Los Angeles-based startup myRight comes in. Ideaspotting law legal services LegalZoom Los Angeles myRight online network StartEngine startup

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.

Post Bounties for Work And Feedback On BountyIt.com

YoungUpstarts

Here’s how Los Angeles, California-based BountyIt works – you post up a problem or something you need some constructive feedback on. ” Feature Story BountyIt.com Craigslist e-lance Fiverr.com freelance services Los Angeles online marketplace online services

Episode 66: New Membership Organizations and Parkinson’s Law with Erica Wernick

Mike Michalowicz

In Episode 66 of the Profit First Podcast, Mike Michalowicz, Chris Curran, and Kristina Bolduc welcome guest Erica Wernick, founder of LA Bound: a business that helps aspiring TV and Movie Actors/Actresses/Experts achieve their goals in Los Angeles. Also Available On. Show Summary.

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?

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 ?

How Startups are Disrupting Financial Technology

David Teten

Financial Services Los Angeles I participated in the Milken Institute Global Conference last week, for the first time.

About this Blog

SoCal CTO

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. ► January (5) Los Angeles Web Developer Startup CTO or Developer When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Goo.

Interview with BetterWorks

Austin Startup

I had coffee this morning with two of the earliest employees of BetterWorks, a Los Angeles based tech startup. Digital BetterWorks Los Angeles Ron ConwayThey incorporated on Halloween last year, had $1.2M in seed investment in December (from such high profile investors as Ron Conway), and landed an $8M round about six months ago. They were in town ramping up a few of their Austin-based customers, which you will hear about in the video.

Billionaire Steve Ballmer Says Software is key to Solving Social Problems

SiliconHills

Social Solutions has created technology tools that ultimately can provide for better outcomes for disadvantaged kids, said Steve Ballmer, philanthropist and the former CEO of Microsoft, and owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Dallas Startup Weekend 2 (And L.A., too)

The Startup Lawyer

Los Angeles Startup Weekend – April 30 to May 2. I’ll also be in Santa Monica for Los Angeles Startup Weekend which will be held at CoLoft (920 Santa Monica Blvd., Tags: Startup Lawyer dallas los angeles startup weekend

Disney Accelerator – Do Or Do Not, There Is No Try

Feld Thoughts

So it’s especially delightful to be able to announce the Disney Accelerator , powered by Techstars, and based in Los Angeles. It’s also Techstars first program in Los Angeles. My favorite entrepreneurial quote is Do Or Do Not, There is No Try.