Los Angeles Startup Events


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since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.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

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


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?

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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 Offers.com, a digital media company based in Austin and MX Toolbox, founded in 2004, which provides managed IT services for small businesses worldwide. Offers.com, a coupon, […] The post Two Austin-based Companies Acquired by j2 Global of Los Angeles appeared first on SiliconHills.

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. What that means is that companies who want to get their videos out there will work with Giant Media to seed their content across any of their numerous video publishers.

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. 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.

Los Angeles Social Media Starters


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.

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. 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.

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. ► 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


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. And take a look at Networking Events Los Angeles for the complete list

Top 23 Social Media Power Influencers

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

If you’re looking for cutting edge tips for social media, check out the tweets of a “new media star.”. Global head of social media at Ford Motor Company, husband, dad, podcaster, proprietor of [link] , and a generally nice guy. Forbes TOP 50 Social Media Influencer.

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

Product Management for Startups in Los Angeles – Steve Gilison


I’ve always respected your work and perspective on internet businesses and social media so I wanted to pick your brain about opportunities in this space for consulting and full-time employment; how do I position myself? What networking events in Los Angeles or Southern California do you go to?

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? Besides Tony Karrer for software/web development in Los Angeles ;) who are some of your go to people in Los Angeles?

Finding Good Developers in Los Angeles?


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.

Upfront Ventures Adds Hamet Watt as New Investment Partner

Both Sides of the Table

As more consumers were skipping commercials the idea of authentically integrating brands into media seemed obvious to me and ended up informing a lot of my investments in 2009 and 2010. Media relationships. 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. A barrier breaker. A man with a mission: let people embrace content on their terms. Topple the [.].

How Startups are Disrupting Financial Technology

David Teten

It was very worthwhile, a chance to connect primarily with other investors (mostly public markets/private equity), and a range of other people (media, tech, academics, etc.) I definitely recommend attending if you have the chance. Financial Services Los Angeles

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. Color Labs, the photo-and-video-sharing social network that received much criticism over its pre-launch $41 million funding round, is about to be acquired by Apple.

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

Both Sides of the Table

Let me start with the obvious baseline that most people probably know instinctively: Los Angeles is the 3rd largest technology startup ecosystem in the US. And it wasn’t just Google Ad Words that originated in Los Angeles. He built & IPOd Demand Media.

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

Inc Startups

The founder of Alltop.com shares his thoughts on social media strategy (and why Google+ may take over Facebook one day). He ' s the founder of Alltop.com, a bestselling author on social media and marketing, and still somehow manages to fit in about 75 speaking engagements each year.

Announcing Upfront Ventures’ Newest Partner — Kobie Fuller

Both Sides of the Table

That’s why I’m so excited to announce today that we’ve hired Kobie Fuller as a Partner at Upfront Ventures — he will move down to Los Angeles with his wife and 1-year-old son and start later this summer. He also was an angel investor in Oculus, who was bought by Facebook for $2 billion.

StartUp Part 7: MAGIC (Season 4, Episode 10)


Hey guys - If you want to hear me on a podcast the link is here: Gimlet Media Following his ousting from American Apparel, Dov Charney has been eager to restart and launch his new venture—Los Angeles Apparel. Gimlet Media CHAD: And we made some jokes to the point that hey, let’s go ahead and get in touch with these guys, because, you know, we’re fine loaning money to them if they’re taking it at 15%. American Apparel Gimlet Media startup

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. The top 5 markets are Mobile , E-Commerce , SaaS , Digital Media and Education.

How to Avoid Being Disrupted as a VC

Both Sides of the Table

My partner Greg Bettinelli (worth following on Twitter) was recently named by The LA Business Journal as the “ Top deal maker in Los Angeles in Venture Capital.”

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

Both Sides of the Table

Launchpad LA today announces it will accept applications for its third class of Los Angeles-based tech startups. years there has been an initiative in Los Angeles called Launchpad LA.

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

Why Your Next Startup Should Be In Insurance


Celina Kirchner is a full-stack attorney at Michelman & Robinson, LLP (M&R), a national law firm with offices in Los Angeles, Orange County (California), San Francisco, Chicago and New York. by Celina Kirchner, full-stack attorney at Michelman & Robinson, LLP.

Resignation Media Moves to Austin and Plans to Hire 40


Resignation Media, which runs theCHIVE.com, 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. The company plans to move by the end of August and is renovating the 12,000 square foot building downtown, that once served as the Shoreline Grill.

The Most Misunderstood Facts About Building a Business on YouTube

Both Sides of the Table

” You have an “Elvis Presley like moment” where you realize the next generation is already consuming different media than our tastes might appreciate. Content is a “hits driven business” and therefore you can only invest in platforms not media.

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5 Winning Strategies for Millennial Marketing

Duct Tape Marketing

A recent study unsurprisingly found that younger consumers are heavily influenced based on the opinions of their peers and people they follow on social media. Take the example of Los Angeles-based furniture retailer Apt2B.

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. The museum also benefited from broader exposure beyond Los Angeles.

The Year of Startups Everywhere

Feld Thoughts

When I reflect on where some of our investments are, they are in cities like Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Minneapolis, Boulder, Denver, Charlotte, Lexington, New York, and Boston.

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. He gives more than fifty keynote speeches a year and is a frequent public commentator on subjects such as innovation, enchantment, social media, evangelism, and entrepreneurship. ” Guy holds an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a BA from Stanford University.

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. Blogging Content marketing Marketing Calendar Social Media content calendar Content Marketing Jessica Oman road map

Here are The Missing Positives of This Election

Both Sides of the Table

I say emotional because it touched me that a senior media executive would put his life on hold to literally walk and knock on doors. Kara went to the top high school in Los Angeles, went to Princeton and then Stanford for her MBA.

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. If you don’t know what this is, let’s work with the simple Wikipedia definition which is pretty good.

Top 25 SEO bloggers you should follow in 2016

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Yu Chen Kuang Yu Chen Kuang shares useful resources and interesting articles in the areas that he's lecturing at the Institute of Systems Sciencen, National University of Singapore including BPM, BPR, CBAP, Social Media Marketing, Social Media for B2B and Social Media Analytics.

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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. Theres also eHow parent Demand Media, streaming video site Hulu, car-shopping site TrueCar and one dominant player from Silicon Valley: Google.

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.

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

Both Sides of the Table

And in many communities that are new to building tech startups I’ve found that a lot of angel money is not very sophisticated at investing in startup companies. There is much magic going on in this town with both pure tech as well as media tech.