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Slide presentations from High Performance Marketing & Optimization - How To Run A Performance Program Dirk McGregor­aigneq/how-to-run-a-performanc­e-program-by-dirk-mcg William B. Dec 12, 2013 3:23 PM
Amazon Credits - can't read your email addresses... - For those that won the Amazon credits in the raffle, some of your handwriting is not very good. Consider it a blessing that you're good with the computer :) I have two emails that bounce: shaha** f***f William B. Dec 8, 2013 4:40 PM
Raffle and giveaways for Dec 3 event - Bonjour folks, we have some great giveaways and raffle items for the Dec 3 event, High Performance Marketing & Optimization .­-Mobile-Software-Entrepreneurs­/events/147917912/ AWS is raffli William B. Nov 9, 2013 3:36 PM
Congrats to Greg Cohn and Burner -­r_gets__m/s-0051581.html William B. Oct 23, 2013 10:26 AM
Passes and Discounts to App Developers Conference - See below, might be of interest to some of you. Here's what someone from their organization sent me: I wanted to let you know about a new conference taking place at the LA Convention Center next month that your members ma William B. Oct 10, 2013 2:11 PM
Founder Dating LA deadline is next week - Here's the link for those that are interested:  http://members.founderdating.c­om/application William B. Aug 21, 2013 4:47 PM
Need some tech flowers for your lady? - Checkout http://getshorty.­co/ubT3xe Nice looking new brand from the Amplify accelerator program William B. Jun 3, 2013 8:40 AM
Congrats to Jason Nazar on launching ExpertCircle -­_expertcircle_looks_to_become_­the_yelp_for_business_services­/s-0049438.html William B. May 23, 2013 2:57 PM
Great deck from Hiten Shah - View it here If you don't already follow him on twitter, it would be wise William B. May 7, 2013 2:45 PM
Congrats to Chris Ovitz - Ankur, Walter and Eytan are lucky to have Chris joining them at Scopely, another solid bunch of our peers doing it right­30/ovitz-scopely/ William B. May 3, 2013 1:51 PM
Congrats to Darren Rush on his new startup - For those of you who don't know Darren, apart from being a super solid dude and ambassador to our community, he was part of the original class at Founders Fund with a search-based software product called Koders which sold to Black Duck Software. Most r William B. Apr 25, 2013 7:12 PM
Congrats to Gil Evans and David Waxman -­_ventures_emerges_as_socal_s_n­ewest_venture_capital_firm/s-0­048898.html William B. Apr 23, 2013 10:24 PM
CitySourced launches ZenFunder - LA's own CitySourced launched ZenFunder, "a crowdfunding platform that allows citizens and the government to collaboratively fund local community improvement projects."­/prweb/article/Tech-Startup-Ci­tySourced-Laun William B. Mar 6, 2013 9:29 AM
Free SalesForce Dev Platform Intro - From -Kavindra Patel "I thought the free full-day hands on workshop I am putting togehter might help the members raise their cloud skills as well as provide them ideas to build their own web/desktop/mobile enterprise apps on the Salesforce Plat William B. Feb 21, 2013 1:29 PM
If anyone is still interested is this season's FounderDating class... - Special extension for LABillions for today only, see below: ------------------------------­----------- Wanted to share info about a great service that seems super relevant for this crew - FounderDating (no, it's not romantic). FounderDat William B. Feb 20, 2013 11:41 AM
KidsCodeCamp in Santa Monica on Feb. 24 - Hi, everyone, Ron Evans is holding his "next free programming camp for kids on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the ROC in Santa Monica, in cooperation with the Los Angeles Ruby Conference ( It is sure to be lots of William B. Feb 14, 2013 5:10 PM
Santa Monica UX Happy Hour - If you're around come and check out  ' Peter K C. Jan 14, 2013 10:56 AM
CFPs open for MongoDB LA - Preview not available user 3. Jan 4, 2013 1:19 PM
Please help donate computers to LA kids - Hey everyone, Here are a list of 'on-the-ground' computer needs in some of LA's schools. It's easy to donate a few dollars, and everyone knows what season it is. I'm sure your angel/vc/accelerator or corporate card will understand. Happ William B. Dec 20, 2012 10:08 AM
FounderDating - Preview not available Andres B. Nov 13, 2012 12:32 PM
Free e-book on lean product development - Hi folks, I just released a free e-book about lean product development called Rocket Fueled Process . William B. Nov 13, 2012 9:09 AM
MySQL expert Venu Anuganti speaking in SM Nov 1 - Check it­sql/events/86325512/ William B. Oct 28, 2012 4:56 PM
Deadline for FounderDatingLA is this Friday, Aug 31 - http://members.founderdating.c­om/application/ FounderDating screens talented seasoned and fresh entrepreneurs, and pairs a group of 50% engineers with 50% product/marketing brains. The group is usually 20-30. The last round of people in June wa William B. Aug 29, 2012 3:25 PM
great news for from Amplify accelerator -­liveperson-enters-definitive-a­greement-to-acquire-lookio-201­20612-01449 William B. Jun 12, 2012 8:53 PM
Talk on Android at GoogleHQ in Venice on June 5 - William B. May 30, 2012 3:15 PM
Check out Angel Pitch Day - June 22 - William B. May 23, 2012 5:59 PM
Apply for FounderDatingLA by May 23 - we have over 300 applications -­ing/los-angeles/ William B. May 19, 2012 9:28 AM
Check this event from @pv -­les-Lean-Startup-Circle/events­/64190872/ William B. May 16, 2012 11:25 AM
Please support Viddy - They are great for LA. Congrats to Brett, JJ and Chris - authentic guys through and through. Download it here:­us/app/viddy/id426294709­26/viddy-is-raising-30m-at-a-3­70m-valuation/ William B. May 1, 2012 12:54 PM
LeanLA guys hosting event tomorrow - As usual, i'm sure it will be legit­les-Lean-Startup-Circle/events­/58162322/ William B. Apr 16, 2012 12:00 PM
5 free passes to UCLA's 48HR Startup - UCLA is putting on an event called 48HR Startup on April 13-15th, pitch on Friday, demo on Sunday. They have made 5 free passes available to the first 5 people from LABillions to respond to [address removed]. William B. Apr 6, 2012 1:52 PM
FounderDating comes to LA - June 6, 2012 - FounderDating is coming to LA for the first time:­/ Patrick Valskovits from LeanLA and I are running the first round in LA. FounderDating brings together a hand-selected group of 50% engineers +&nbs William B. Apr 4, 2012 9:31 AM
New blog post: The Simple Team Principle - Trying to simplify thinking about lean process for small teams.­/process/the-simple-team-princ­iple/ William B. Mar 30, 2012 12:02 PM
Capital raising info event in SM that might interest you - The Insider's Guide: How to Raise Capital for Your Startup­pital-for-Your-Startup/events/­56170602/ William B. Mar 23, 2012 11:46 AM
LABillions Q: Are you doing anything innovative with deployment architecture? - I think the current archetype for software deployment needs to be radically deconstructed. Dev --> QA --> Stage --> Prod Is anyone out there doing anything radi William B. Mar 11, 2012 11:56 AM
LABillions Alert: DocStoc unveils new product, License 123 -­c-unveils-license123-wins-awar­d-at-launch.html Most of you know of Jason Nazar from DocStoc, located right in downtown Santa Monica aka Silicon Beach. Jason has been giving a lot to the entrepreneur community in Lo William B. Mar 10, 2012 8:43 AM
LABillions Alert: Burstly acquires TestFlight, launches TestFlight Live - Big things happening for LA's own, the notorious Rifkin brothers.­012/03/06/burstly-acquires-tes­tflight-launches-testflight-li­ve William B. Mar 7, 2012 5:59 PM
Vertica is hosting an event tomorrow in SM - Some of you might be interested­Professionals-SoCal-area/event­s/48928472/ William B. Feb 15, 2012 1:42 PM
Do you need Agile / dev process mentoring? - I'm doing some research for an upcoming project. I will be organizing official training sessions for Agile, Scrum, TDD and Lean Product Development from LA's most talented technologists. Please help by answering the following survey. William B. Feb 12, 2012 2:49 PM
Slides from Madan Thangavelu / BrightScope - Unfortunately we were running late last night and ran out of time for the last speaker, Madan Thangavelu from BrightScope in San Diego. Please find his slides attached. William B. Feb 9, 2012 10:31 AM
Updated speaker list for tomorrow's data warehousing event - Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow night! We've added two people to the speaker list. Anthony Urso from LA analytics and optimization company Convertro . Madan Thangavelu from S William B. Feb 7, 2012 10:31 AM
Please help spread the word about Feb 8 Data Warehousing event -­ts/38992562/ The Santa Monica auditorium holds 190 people. Also planning to head out to a local bar after to exchange ideas and talk shop with the presenters. Looking forward to seeing everyone! - W William B. Jan 25, 2012 3:46 PM
Infusionsoft/Moodle/Drupal Integration project - I have an immediate need for developer. Must have 2 user 7. Dec 18, 2011 8:24 PM
Killer UI / UX designer needed! - Hello, We are a new stealth startup in the travel space in need of a killer designer to join a team of two (one developer and one biz dev) We have secured funding and have major advisors that are mentors at TechStars, 500 Startups, and partn user 3. Dec 4, 2011 5:33 PM
Updated Location and Speakers List - Data Warehousing for Ambitious Young Startups Wednesday, February 8, 2012, 7:30 PM Santa Monica Library Auditorium 601 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA­ts/3899256 William B. Dec 1, 2011 9:11 AM
Next Los Angeles iPhone Boot Camp - Dec. 9-11 - Save at arguably the most affordable early bird rate - Preview not available Jonathan S. Nov 28, 2011 10:07 AM
Startup Weekend - Ladies and gentlemen[b] OC Hackers is giving away 4 tickets to attend Startup Weekend Orange County http://orangecounty.startupwee­[/b] I'm currently looking for talented develop Anil Pattni (. Nov 16, 2011 10:29 AM
New startup accelerator program from founder of Activision - Deadline for applications is Nov 30­ut-us/­gram-details/ William B. Nov 10, 2011 10:41 AM
Next Los Angeles iPhone Boot Camp - Dec. 9-11 - Save at arguably the most affordable early bird rate - Preview not available Jonathan S. Nov 9, 2011 6:53 AM
Twitter Developer Event, Nov 10 - If any of you are in bed with the twitter API, this event might be of interest. "...we’d like to take this chance to share the highlights with you - including the latest developments with the platform, areas of demand within the e William B. Nov 7, 2011 11:47 AM
Incubator event Nov 10 - UpStart is a new startup accelerator in Santa Monica, they're hosting an event you might be interested in. http://upstartla-panel.eventbr­ UpStart is accepting applications through mid December, so check i William B. Nov 2, 2011 12:10 PM
[JOB] Sr. Web Producer, Culver City, CA - This is a full time, on-site, contract Sr. Web Producer gig located in Culver City, CA paying a rate of $550 per day. Start date is immediate through the end of November the with possibility of extension. US Citizens or Green Card holders only please. Loc Beau Oct 25, 2011 8:17 PM
Congrats to GumGum on new funding - Silicon Beach ad network GumGum raises more monies. Congrats to Ophir, Ken, Ari and group!­24/in-image-ad-network-gumgum-­raises-7-million-from-nea-firs­t-round-and-grp/ William B. Oct 24, 2011 10:15 AM
Congrats to Pose on their series A - Silicon Beach's own, Pose, raised series A­21/photo-sharing-app-for-fashi­on-pose-raises-3-million-from-­true-ventures-and-others/ William B. Oct 21, 2011 8:10 AM
Lookout launches iphone app - Lookout, the fastest growing mobile security company which originally started in LA, just made a huge step by launching their first iphone app, they already have 12 million users on Android­/lookout-mobile/id434893 William B. Oct 19, 2011 12:41 PM
2012 Fukuoka Ruby Award Competition in Silicon Valley - Prize at 1 million Yen! ($10K+) - user 1. Sep 27, 2011 10:26 AM
2 Jobs: RoR and MySQL - [JOB #1] Front-End Web App Developer, Pasadena, CA |[masked]k Our California client located in old-town Pasadena is a search engine specialized in aggregating and organizing vast quantities of people-related information from a large variety of public sou BG Sep 26, 2011 12:54 PM
Big story for Los Angeles tech - Congrats to CTO Matt Gray and the team at Sometrics on their acquisition by Amex today!­20/american-express-buys-virtu­al-currency-monetization-platf­orm-sometrics-for-30m/ William B. Sep 20, 2011 7:57 AM
Interesting session- Cloud for Enterprise Mobility - Preview not available user 1. Sep 6, 2011 6:33 AM
Event with Eric Ries in Santa Monica - this might interest some of you. from our friends at LeanLA­les-Lean-Startup-Circle/events­/29043801/ William B. Sep 1, 2011 8:12 AM
Invitation to connect on LinkedIn - Brad T. Aug 25, 2011 4:04 PM
Looking for Python Developers in Los Angeles Area - Naveen S. Aug 23, 2011 3:39 PM
Mobile Start Up Camp 2011 - Toby M. Dec 29, 2010 2:28 PM
PHP-Guru job (MongoDB, Vork PHP Framework, jQuery, Ubuntu CloudServers, etc...) - Eric David B. Dec 20, 2010 8:14 AM
Any OLAP experts out there? - My team at Beachmint is on the cusp of a substantial BI implementation. Would love to find some outside resources/advisement to help with the project. Thanks! William William B. Dec 4, 2010 11:18 AM
Web 2.0 [VIDEOS] - for those who can't be in SF for the Web 2.0 Summit here are some live stream Videos:­010/public/con nono u. Nov 15, 2010 2:56 PM
[Conference] MongoDB Meetup on January 13 - Hi all - 10gen and (mt) Media Temple are hosting a MongoDB meetup at (mt)'s Culver City offices. This mini-conference will feature talks from several of the developers at 10gen working on the MongoDB project, as well as Chris Lea of (mt) Media Templ Meghan Nov 15, 2010 6:53 AM
Beachmint is hiring - Hey everyone, I run product for Beachmint in Santa Monica. We've just had an incredible first month and are aggressively hiring the following: - Senior QA Engineer - JQuery expert - Senior PHP Developer (preferably with MVC William B. Nov 9, 2010 12:52 PM
New poll: How do you feel about recruiters? - Hey everyone, As LABillions grows, we seem to be attracting a lot more recruiters. I'm worried that it could affect the overall experience of group members, particularly at events. Please help me out by answering the poll below: William B. Oct 29, 2010 11:02 AM
RE: Mobile Opportunity - Drew G. Oct 25, 2010 8:02 AM is hiring - Hi All - ScoreBig is a 1 year old VC funded startup located in Hollywood, CA. ?We launched our product last month and we are now on a hiring spree. ?We have open reqs for Sr. Software Developers, QA Engineers, Production System Engineer Jason W. Oct 20, 2010 5:23 PM
"Personal Kanban" on Tuesday in W. Hollywood (Lean/Kanban group) - Pascal P. Oct 11, 2010 3:02 AM
Mark Suster's keynote from Tuesday -­=FqDhXssgh50 William B. Oct 10, 2010 8:00 PM
New Meetup: Big Data Happy Hour - Announcing a new Meetup for LA Web/Mobile Software Entrepreneurs! What : Big Data Happy Hour When : Wednesday, November 10,[masked]:30 PM William B. Oct 9, 2010 9:43 AM
Mark Suster from GRP Ventures giving keynote tomorrow night - Hi everyone, As a special bonus tomorrow night, we will have a keynote from Mark Suster, a partner at GRP Ventures. Mark is one of LA's most active venture capital investors and shepherd to many of the area's most successful young companies. William B. Oct 4, 2010 8:12 PM
New venue for Startup Matchmaking Night - We outgrew our original venue, so we moved down the street to Wockano in Santa Monica. Excited to see everyone there!­ndar/14728829/ William B. Oct 1, 2010 1:47 PM
Added a few companies - Startup Matchmaking Night - Hey everyone, there are a few new companies added to the list. Check em out, more great LA companies! I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: William B. Sep 21, 2010 9:35 AM
New Meetup: Startup Matchmaking Night - Announcing a new Meetup for LA Web/Mobile Software Entrepreneurs! What : Startup Matchmaking Night When : Tuesday, October 5,[masked]:30 PM William B. Sep 10, 2010 4:25 PM
Why haven't more successful startups emerged from Los Angeles? - Interesting thread on Quora:­-t-more-successful-startups-em­erged-from-Los-Angeles William B. Aug 26, 2010 4:36 PM
Post-it Pads for Prototyping iPhone Apps - user 7. Aug 17, 2010 10:55 PM
SEO/Landing Page/Funnel Optimization Expert - Hey everyone,? I need to find an optimization expert asap for a new startup I'm working on! Let me know if you know anyone. Job description is below: ------------------------------­--------- William B. Jul 13, 2010 8:19 AM
Free 100k Mixpanel Account - Hey everyone, Real-time analytic service, Mixpanel , is offering anyone in our group a free 'basic 100k data point' account. Mixpanel has been generating a lot of buzz in the space, so I'm sure a lot of you have been evaluating t William B. Jul 9, 2010 9:21 AM
New Meetup for folks interested in Kanban + Lean development - Have you heard the buzz about Lean approaches to software and product development? Would you like to understand why Lean/Kanban types are obsessed wi Pascal P. Jun 29, 2010 9:49 AM
Group Update - Hey everyone, I've been off the radar for a few months, working hard on an exciting new venture funded project in Santa Monica that is set to launch in September. Much more to come on that!! In other new William B. Jun 24, 2010 2:36 PM
Xtify Platform for Push Notifications to Android and iPhone - Josh S. Jun 22, 2010 11:29 PM
Startup Lessons Learned Simulcast - For those in the group that have read Steve Blank's "Four Steps to the Epiphany", you'll probably be interested in the simulcast for Eric Ries' "Startup Lessons Learned Conference 2010" William B. Apr 4, 2010 7:43 PM
Updated: NoSQL Happy Hour - What: NoSQL Happy Hour When: Thursday, March 25,[masked]:30 PM UPDATE: Basho, makers of the Riak database, will be co-hosting our NoSQL Happy Hour. A member of the Riak developer community, John Lynch (@joh William B. Mar 8, 2010 10:38 AM
New Meetup: NoSQL Happy Hour - Announcing a new Meetup for LA Web/Mobile Software Entrepreneurs! What: NoSQL Happy Hour When: Thursday, March 25,[masked]:30 PM Where: Copa D'Oro 217 Broadway Santa Monica, CA[masked] William B. Feb 24, 2010 2:06 PM
Any Ruby/Rails superstars looking for a FT gig? - Email me. Great opportunity with a company in Santa Monica that just closed a big round. -William William B. Feb 4, 2010 3:37 PM
Any members with a company in the cloud computing or search space? - I'm looking for a company in the cloud computing or search space to co-host a happy hour in the next two months. Email me if you're interested (please provide links to your service). Thanks! William William B. Jan 31, 2010 1:14 PM
New Meetup: iPhone Developer Happy Hour - Announcing a new Meetup for LA Web/Mobile Software Entrepreneurs! What: iPhone Developer Happy Hour When: January 20,[masked]:00 PM Where: Copa D'Oro 217 Broadway Santa Monica, CA[masked] William B. Dec 25, 2009 11:12 AM
Flash Game Developers? - Hope this email finds everyone doing well, getting ready to relax for the holidays. I'm looking for intros to some flash game developers, ideally who have experience with the Facebook platform and Zynga style gameplay. I'm researching an idea a William B. Dec 22, 2009 2:32 PM
Happy Hour moved to Barney's Beanery - I just found out Copa d'Oro has a private party, so if you're coming to happy hour tonight, meet us at Barney's Beanery on the Promenade William[masked] William B. Dec 16, 2009 7:09 PM
New Meetup: Entrepreneur Happy Hour, Wed 12/16 - Announcing a new Meetup for LA Web/Mobile Software Entrepreneurs! What: Entrepreneur Happy Hour When: December 16,[masked]:00 PM Where: Copa D'Oro 217 Broadway Santa Monica, CA[masked] William B. Dec 12, 2009 4:20 PM
Caltech Event Nov 14 - Hey everyone, Caltech is hosting an event dedicated to mobile devices/software. Thought some of you might be interested. What?s in the Future for New Businesses in Mobile Computing? William B. Nov 4, 2009 4:19 PM
Call for Submissions: Pitch Your Product, Prototype or Idea - Hey everyone, I'm looking for submission for our next Pitch Your Product, Prototype or Idea event to be held in the next few months. Email me at [address removed] if you're interested. To see more about our last 'pitch' ev William B. Oct 21, 2009 1:00 PM
Founder Institute Expands To San Diego And Washington DC - Two of our members were part of the last class at the 'Founder Institute' incubator. Thought some of you might be interested in this. William B. Oct 6, 2009 12:08 PM
Meetup details changed: Building Financial Models For Startups - I've changed the date for this Meetup to October 17 at 3pm . Unfortunately we had some scheduling conflicts with the presenters.­r/11232433/ William B. Oct 5, 2009 6:31 AM
Oct 20 meetup you might be interested in - Hey everyone, One of our members of LAWebMo, Steven Diebold, is hosting a meetup on Oct 20 that I think might be interesting to a lot of you: Six Fatal Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Must Avoid When Choosing a Target Market William B. Oct 1, 2009 6:40 AM
Updated Agenda: Building Financial Models For Startups - Hi everyone, please find an updated agenda below for the Oct 10 meetup, "Building Financial Models For Startups":­r/11232433/ This m William B. Sep 18, 2009 3:34 PM

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