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  • Big Kahuna award, $213,000 up for grabs at Siemer Summit

    Big Kahuna award, $213,000 up for grabs at Siemer Summit
    Thirty-five start-ups are vying for a $213,000 prize this week in Santa Monica at the Siemer Summit, a conference for entrepreneurs and investors. A total of 10 "WaveMaker" awards are scheduled to be given away, including the Silicon Beach Award and the...
  • Why Net Neutrality Doesn't Really Matter to Wall Street

    Net neutrality -- the idea that broadband operators should be barred from discriminating against content carried over their pipes -- is a cause célèbre among the Internet masses. The Federal Communications Commission received more than 677,000 comments...
  • Cybersecurity firms among top recipients of venture funding in Maryland

    Cybersecurity firms among top recipients of venture funding in Maryland
    Maryland companies raised $64 million in venture capital funding this spring, with some of the biggest payouts flowing to Baltimore cybersecurity startups. That's according to the latest MoneyTree report from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National...
  • Caviar launches food delivery service in L.A. amid food start-ups boom

    Caviar launches food delivery service in L.A. amid food start-ups boom
    A food delivery service named Caviar launched in Los Angeles on Wednesday, part of a crop of start-ups that are innovating the dining experience. The San Francisco company has ventured into eight metropolitan areas with the L.A. entry, offering a...
  • Snapchat could become latest start-up to reach a $10-billion valuation

    Last year, Snapchat decided Facebook's $3-billion offer wasn't cool. You know what's cool? $10 billion. The Venice Beach start-up, whose app enables users to send photos and videos that disappear seconds after they're viewed, is reportedly in talks with...
  • ICM, Manatt and Originate Form Incubator for Media and Tech Startups

    ICM Partners, software developer Originate and law and consulting firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips have created O Labs, a joint venture designed to fund and develop media and technology startups by pooling resources from each partner. L.A.-based O Labs...
  • Ben Franklin funds technology startups

    Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has approved $600,000 in loans and grants for 10 companies and manufacturers, the organization announced Monday. Seven recipients awarded loans are based in the Lehigh Valley: •...
  • Manatt, ICM, Originate launch O Labs, new investment arm for startups

    Manatt, ICM, Originate launch O Labs, new investment arm for startups
    A law firm, a marketing agency and a software development company have formed a joint venture based in Los Angeles to incubate startups building products and services in line with the needs of major businesses, including video game publishers and...
  • Will laid-off Microsoft workers end up at startups?

    Flexible work arrangements and better prospects to grow their skills could attract thousands of recently laid off employees at Microsoft to jobs at startups. At least that’s what helped persuade Chandra Shekaran, a general manager in Microsoft&...
  • Speedy gigabit Internet may arrive in L.A., but don't hold your breath

    Seeing little competition and questionable demand, Internet service providers have shrugged at spending the billions of dollars needed to boost U.S. Internet speeds to match other parts of the world. But efforts by Google Inc. and a few cities including...
  • Big-data start-ups become target for investors

    Big-data start-ups become target for investors
    A new Los Angeles venture capital fund was among 78 funds nationwide to raise money in the second quarter of 2014, the largest number of funds pulling in money since 2007, according to the National Venture Capital Assn. and Thomson Reuters. Though the...