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Google Fiber May Expand to Southern California and Kentucky Next

Inc Startups

The Internet service is 100 times faster than existing web speeds

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. 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.

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

Southern California #Angels and Their Investments

Scalable Startup

Southern California Angels on Twitter and Facebook. Are you a southern California angel (or do you know one) who’d like to be on our list? Click here to add an angel. Jason Calacanis (Los Angeles). link]. link]. Sample Investments: [link]. link]. link]. link]. link]. link]. link]. Matt Coffin (Los Angeles). link]. Sample Investments: [link]. link]. link]. link]. link]. link]. link]. link]. link]. link]. Paige Craig (Los Angeles). link]. link].

Southern California Tech Central

SoCal CTO

I am excited to be participating in and announcing the of: Southern California Tech Central This is a community of people in Southern California who have come together to help find and organize the best content from blogs, news sources and other web sites all around technology in So Cal. This site is being sponsored by the Technology Council of Southern California and my company TechEmpower.

Technology Jobs in Southern California – a Rebound?

SoCal CTO

This is purely anecdotal, but it seems like a lot of companies are hiring technology talent here in Southern California. I’ve recently seen several tweets from software development companies looking for talent. And I’ve heard from several people looking for Startup Software Developers. And we have been looking to hire several positions (but are being really picky as is normally the case). I’ll be curious to see if that bears up at our Los Angeles CTO Forum meeting tomorrow.

CasaSiegel: NorCal and SoCal - A Tale of Two States

CasaSiegel

I fully expect that anyone who reads it and has lived in either Northern California (NorCal) or Southern California (SoCal) will both relate to what I write and also be a little uncomfortable with it. ” Southern Californians are stereotyped as being vapid and shallow.

Techies? Write Your Own Ticket In Southern California

blog.socaltech.com

I’ve covered this topic many times before, but I keep coming back to it, because everytime I turn around I’m talking with both startups and established companies in Southern California who are telling me they are looking for technical talent to join their company.

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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

5 Reasons L.A. is Attracting More Silicon Valley Founders

Inc Startups

Here are some of the reasons why founder are spending a bit more time in Southern California

The Complete Guide To Southern California Accelerators and Incubators, Part III

socaltech.com

Southern California. High Tech News and Information for Southern California. The Complete Guide To Southern California Accelerators and Incubators, Part III. In recent months, a dozen accelerators and incubators have emerged in the Southern California area, looking to help take the new generation of technology startups to funding and beyond. Californias various startup accelerators and incubators. Silicon Valley. Rocky Mountains.

Rackspace’s Videographer Launches Kickstarter for Short Film

SiliconHills

Dave Sims, filmmaker and storyteller at Rackspace, has launched a Kickstarter to produce a 15 to 20 minute short film set in the Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California. “The film tells the story of a woman who while hiking in the remote desert stumbles upon an unconscious man, prompting a haunting story of […] The post Rackspace’s Videographer Launches Kickstarter for Short Film appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

Splitting Up California

Chaganomics

I am a partial hater of California. The truth is Christmas in San Diego would seem about as standard as a nightmare, and I have traveled far too much to consider Southern California anything special. From the activist site SixCalifornias.com - "California needs a refresh.

Britain's royal couple due to arrive in Southern California

EIN News

Brown and other dignitaries then meet with venture capitalists, industry leaders and philanthropists. There will be. couple will attend an event supporting the U.S. branch of Tusk Trust, an international group. William's younger brother, Prince Harry, visited the United States just last year and the brothers' father

CTO Equity and Compensation at Venture Backed Companies

SoCal CTO

Southern California - my primary location - looks to be about the middle of the pack Todd Gitlin of Safire Partners was nice enough to compile some data on CTO Equity and Compensation at Venture Backed Companies for the LA CTO Forum and present last year.

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The Complete Guide To Southern California Accelerators and Incubators, Part II

www.socaltech.com

In recent months, a dozen accelerators and incubators have emerged in the Southern California area, looking to help take the new generation of technology startups to funding and beyond. In an attempt to help people navigate the landscape of accelerators and incubators, we've come up with a (hopefully) comprehensive list of Southern California's various startup accelerators and incubators.

Startup CTO Salary and Equity Data

SoCal CTO

Southern California - my primary location - looks to be about the middle of the pack Todd Gitlin of Safire Partners was nice enough to compile some data on Start CTO Salary and Equity at Venture Backed Companies for the LA CTO Forum and present last year.

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Pasadena Angels Form $1.3M Investment Fund

Ask the Angels

Pasadena, California (June 1, 2016) – The Pasadena Angels (PA) today announced the formation of their first investment fund at $1.3 The Pasadena Angels are a great resource for the start-up community in Southern California, by providing capital as well as mentorship. About the Pasadena Angels: The Pasadena Angels was founded in 2000 and is one of the longest running angel groups in Southern California.

Los Angeles Startup Events

SoCal CTO

I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles. In that post, I mentioned how one of the signals is the big increase in number of startup events and the number of attendees at those events. 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.

Farming for Developers: Coastal Commission Stories – Lesson 1

Steve Blank

Last week I got an email last week from a New York VC asking for advice about building a house in the California Coastal Zone. For six and a half years I served as a public official on the California Coastal Commission. That’s why developers on the California coast love farming.

Living The SoCal Chillax Life With Just Chill

YoungUpstarts

What’s better than chilling out on a Southern California beach? Chilling on a Southern California beach with a great drink in hand, believes The Chill Group. Ideaspotting Chill Group food & beverage Just Chill Southern California United States

Los Angeles Startup Community

SoCal CTO

Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California More Web Events in Los Angeles Technology Networking in the Greater Los Angeles area Technical Networking Groups and Meetups in Los Angeles SoCal Networking Event Organizations Los Angeles Tech 101 - Conferences and if you want to find informal networking, you might head over to CoLoft , in Santa Monica. I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community.

Seven Questions Startups Should Ask To Get On Store Shelves

YoungUpstarts

I joined immediately and became the Zevia go-to-girl for Southern California. They were in need of someone in California to close deals and quickly manage this Southern California territory.

Is there a difference in expectation and attitude between Angels in the USA vs those in other Geographical regions and are there disadvantages because of this?

Gust

I am friends with many professional angels from around the world, and my analyses (allowing for our individual investment preferences) are virtually identical to those of Dave Berkus in Southern California, Matey de Nedkov in Montreal, Phillippe Gluntz in Paris and Dušan Stojanovic in Sweden. Surprisingly, no.

Co-Founder of Akamai to Speak at Happy Hour on Thursday!

Texas Startup Blog

Preetish earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India, a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from The University of Southern California, and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management. Looking to connect with other high tech entrepreneurs in Dallas? You might want to check out the Startup Happy Hour event this Thursday at 5PM. Join the MeetUp Group and RSVP Here: [link].

Los Angeles Startup Community

SoCal CTO

Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California More Web Events in Los Angeles Technology Networking in the Greater Los Angeles area Technical Networking Groups and Meetups in Los Angeles SoCal Networking Event Organizations Los Angeles Tech 101 - Conferences and if you want to find informal networking, you might head over to CoLoft , in Santa Monica. I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community.

Silicon Beach at SXSW

The Startup Lawyer

Join us for free drinks, demos and mingle with Southern California startups. In the event you are in downtown Austin on Monday around lunchtime, you should check out the “ Silicon Beach at SXSW &# event at Parkside on 6th Street.

How to Find the Top VCs for the Investment You Need

Up and Running

Southern California. One look at sites like socalTECH, which covers tech news for Southern California, and you can see that there’s an ongoing flurry of startup and VC activity in this region.

500 Startups? How about 5000!

Scalable Startup

Southern California is going to reach the tipping point. A year ago I wasn’t so sure but now it’s getting crazy. Craig Page @CraigDPage hosted a party 2 weeks ago in Santa Monica that celebrated 500 startups in the SM/Venice ecosystem known as Silicon Beach these days, and he may not be far off. Then last week there was a Venice Town Hall where you could see that locals are in awe of the influx of startups in their (my) little town by the beach.

How to Hire for Emotional Intelligence

Up and Running

As the University of Southern California’s Applied Psychology program has found, EI can benefit everyone, but isn’t vital to every position: “Although all roles might benefit from emotional intelligence, not all roles require highly developed emotional intelligence.

Waldo Photos Launches in Austin and Raises $5 Million in Funding

SiliconHills

Southern California venture capital firm Upfront Ventures led the round. Where’s Waldo? Right here in Austin, Texas. And they’ve just raised $5 million in venture capital to create a new photo-finding platform. Rodney Rice and Michael Beaudoin, veteran entrepreneurs who co-founded HomeAdvisor and Einstein Bros.

Skateboard Empire: Stoked Skateboards

Inc Startups

A California high school student turned a $1,000 loan into a $1 million skateboarding business. Like any 16-year-old in Southern California, David Rajewski wanted his own car.

The Fascinating Link Between Creativity and Dishonesty

Inc Startups

Gino and her coauthor Scott Wiltermuth, an assistant professor at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, came up with a two-part experiment to study the link between deceptiveness and inventiveness.

Hacking for Defense & Hacking for Diplomacy – Educator/Sponsor Class

Steve Blank

Result: Seven schools have already added Hacking for Defense classes: UC San Diego, University of Pittsburg, University of Southern California, Stanford, University of Rochester, Georgia Tech and Georgetown University. There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come. Victor Hugo.

Hacking for Defense & Hacking for Diplomacy – Educator/Sponsor Class

Steve Blank

Result: Seven schools have already added Hacking for Defense classes: UC San Diego, University of Pittsburg, University of Southern California, Stanford, University of Rochester, Georgia Tech and Georgetown University. There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come. Victor Hugo.

Pasadena Angels Invest Over $4M in 2014

Ask the Angels

Pasadena Angels Background: Founded in 2000, The Pasadena Angels are the longest standing angel investing organization in Southern California. Pasadena Angels for the 3rd consecutive year invested over $4 million in an array of exciting start-up companies. Pasadena, Calif.

How to Market Like an Arrogant Bastard

Inc Startups

It was too intense for them," says Koch, the CEO of the Escondido, California-based company. Stone also carries its competitors'' beers as part of its distribution business and keeps them on tap at its two Southern California restaurants

Compromise vs. Problem Solving

Feld Thoughts

Mark Lemley (Stanford Law Professor) and Gigi Sohn (President of Public Knowledge) explained things from an anti-SOPA/PIPA perspective; Jonathan Taplin (Annenberg Innovation Lab, University of Southern California) and Michael Fricklas (General Counsel of Viacom) took a pro-SOPA/PIPA perspective, and Michael Gallagher (CEO of Entertainment Software Association) and Judge Stephen Williams (U.S. I spent all day Sunday at Silicon Flatirons’ Digital Broadband Migration Conference.

NCAA wins scarce lately for Providence, Southern Cal

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Southern California is finally back in the NCAA Tournament. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Providence wants to stick around for a change

Trends in Seed Stage Funding for Entrepreneurs

Angel Investing News

Note that I merged the two Southern California regions (LA/Orange County and San Diego) into one. Southern California*. Southern California = LA County, Orange Cty and San Diego Cty. In 2010, MoneyTree© reports that only 138 seed stage VC deals were done outside of California, New England, NYC Metro and the Pacific Northwest. California*.