Los Angeles Startup City Guide – Get the full overview

Startuptravels City Guide Los Angeles

Startuptravels City Guide Los Angeles

Here you find Startuptravels City Guide Los Angeles, CA. – U.S. The startup scene in Los Angeles is called “Silicon Beach” and due to the big number of tech startups it is one of the biggest startup ecosystem in US. There are many startups in the media and entertainment industry and tech. Networking with VC´s and investors is made easy because of the massive number of events. Messaging apps like Snapchat and Whisper were started in Los Angeles. Get the full overview of Startuptravels City Guides here!

Check out City Guide San Francisco, City Guide Copenhagen and City Guide Toronto as well.

 

Accelerators/Incubators

Amplify: Amplify is a startup accelerator in the heart of Los Angeles offering four to eight months intensive accelerator programs.They invest between $50,000 – $200,000 in seed funding, they provide work space and mentorship.

More about Amplify

Launchpad LA.: Launchpad LA. is “the top startup accelerator in Southern California” as they state on their website. They offer for each accepted company $25k – $100k, free office space in the heart of Santa Monica and access to networks/investors.

More about Launchpad LA

StartEngine: StartEngine offers for each selected tech startup $25k and takes 4-10% in shares. In the later stage they can invest up to $100k. Besides they introduce the startups to mentors.

More about StartEngine

MuckerCapital: MuckerCapital invests in seed and “pre-seed” stage companies. They work side by side with entrepreneurs in the areas of product development, customer development and business development.

More about MuckerCapital

K5Launch: K5Launch accelerator program is a three and a half month program with primary objective to help entrepreneurs to build a lean, sustainable startup. Selected startups receive equity funding up to $25k and mentorship.K5Launch graduate companies have the chance to present their business for investors.

More about K5Launch

 

Co-working spaces

Cross Campus: Located in Santa Monica, Cross Campus has one of biggest community of professionals and entrepreneurs in LA. Cross Campus organizes many events where everyone has the opportunity to network. Full time membership price starts from $375.

More about Cross Campus

Village Workspaces: This co-working space is a creative workspace for startups and thriving businesses. The pricing starts from $299/months for co-working space and  $450/month for semi-private cabins.

More about Village Workspaces

Coloft: At Coloft you will find a bunch of entrepreneurial minded people and like-minded visionaries. They focus on empowering startups and for just $299/month it can be your second home.

More about Coloft

WeWork: Wework hosts filmmakers, production companies, media entrepreneurs and tech startups in their Hollywood based co-working space. From $350/month you can get a dedicated desk.

More about WeWork

 

Entrepreneurs to look up

Paige Craig: Paige is an entrepreneur, investor and well-known advisor in Los Angeles. He is former CEO and co-founder of BetterWorks.

More information: Twitter

Thomas Mclnerney: Thomas is an angel investor and advisor focusing in early stage companies.

More information: Twitter

Robert Jadon: Robert is a technology executive, entrepreneur and angel investor. He is focusing on consumer facing and B2B web companies.

More information: Twitter

 

Upcoming startups

Trippy: Trippy is a platform where you can get answers to your travel questions by local experts, you can get recommendations about the best sights to see or even the best lunch spot.

More about Trippy

Fuisz Media: Fuisz Media is a technology company that turns any video into an interactive experience, allowing the viewer to touch or click on any item to receive additional information. This includes information about the object or product, direct links to company websites and the ability to buy that item directly.

More about Fuisz Media

Bloom Nation: This website is a online marketplace where the users can design their own bouquet and order online directly from florists. The company has more than 3000 florists signed up and they raised $5.5 million in October 2014.

More about Bloom Nation

RadPad: RadPad is an app where renters can search for a place, apply, get accepted and pay their rent. Renters can post their place and easily accept money from their tenants.The company already expanded from LA to Chicago and Washington D.C. too.

More about RadPad

 

Hashtags and events

Built in Los Angeles: Builtinla.com is a blog where you can find news, articles and events in one place about the Los Angeles startup ecosystem.

More about Built in Los Angeles

Cross Campus: Cross Campus is LA´s largest community of creative professionals and entrepreneurs. On their website you can find all the relevant events to attend while you are in LA.

More about Cross Campus

 

Meetup groups to attend: Cowork LA, LA Tech Happy Hour, LA Startup Community

 

If you have any questions or want to know some more about this great city, feel free to reach out to our ambassador Florencia Di Sarli.

Anything else we should add? Let us know in the comments below.

 

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1 Comment

  1. Anders,
    This is fantastic, keep it up!

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