Places

Accelerator

Amplify

Amplify is a hands-on startup accelerator and multi-faceted entrepreneurial campus in Los Angeles. All companies are not created equal, nor do they travel similar paths. A flexible approach to accelerating startups is at the core of the Amplify program. The experience is tailored to…

VC/Angel

Anthem Venture Partners

We invest primarily in early stage Series A and B technology companies.  Our typical deal size is initial investment between $1,000,000 and $5,000,000 with reserve for follow-on investments.  We are active investors who almost always lead or co-lead and take a board seat.  Our…

VC/Angel

Atom Factory

Atom Factory is a multi-dimensional entertainment and artist management company based in Los Angeles, CA. Founder and CEO Troy Carter has been a pioneer in the music industry, seamlessly bridging entertainment and technology. Constantly employing innovative methods to create authentic experiences for fans, Atom…

Startup

BloomNation

Founded in August of 2011, BloomNation is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and send unique bouquets handcrafted by local florists across the country. Whether you’re looking for the traditional dozen roses or a one-of-a-kind design, BloomNation lets you discover and…

VC/Angel

California Technology Ventures

Our mission is to build world-class technology companies by providing capital, resources, and guidance to promising and passionate entrepreneurs and their teams.

Hangout

Coffee Commissary

There’s a small L.A.-based cafe chain called Coffee Commissary. It could just focus on third-wave coffee service. But they’ve decided to offer really excellent food, too. You’ll find it a great place to meetup.

Coworking

Coloft

At Coloft we believe in people and their entrepreneurial spirit. We sought to build a community of like-minded doers visionaries, change makers & problem solvers. The end result can not be described, it must be experienced.

Coworking

Cross Campus

Cross Campus is a membership-based, collaborative work environment and business event venue. Our vision is to redefine the concept of ‘office’ by making it more inspiring, productive, and socially connected. We do this through great space design, frictionless provision of workspace and services, and…

VC/Angel

Cross Cut Ventures

CROSSCUT IS THE COMPANY-BUILDING CAPITAL OF LA AND A CATALYST FOR INNOVATION ACROSS THE SOCAL TECH ECOSYSTEM. WE STARTED CROSSCUT IN 2008 AS WE SAW THE SOCAL ECOSYSTEM START TO EMERGE – SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS, INNOVATIVE IDEAS, BUT WITHOUT MUCH PROFESSIONALLY-MANAGED EARLY STAGE CAPITAL AVAILABLE…

Coworking

Droplabs

Droplabs is a coworking space, computer lab, classroom and makerspace in Los Angeles, California, and they collaborate with other spaces and organizations around LA County. They’re the leading low-cost coworking space and business incubator in the Greater Los Angeles Area and have services, programs…

Accelerator

Founders Institute

The Founder Institute is the world’s largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program, helping aspiring founders across the globe build enduring technology companies.In its four-month, part-time program, you can “learn by doing” and launch a company through structured training courses, practical business-building assignments, and…

Startup

GoCoin

Ideally, when a customer asks if you accept a certain form of payment, the answer should always be yes. GoCoin is the first checkout solution designed to accommodate bitcoin and other popular altcoins like litecoin and dogecoin. Give your customers the convenience of choice,…

Accelerator

Idealab

Bill Gross started Idealab in 1996 to create and operate pioneering technology companies. The structure of Idealab has allowed us to test many ideas at once and turn the best of them into companies, attracting the human and financial capital necessary to bring them…

Coworking

IndieDesk

Indie Desk is a hub where you can show up with your laptop, hop online, and get to work among other like-minded members while creating a local space for yourself in the larger DTLA ecosystem. Indie Desk is the middle ground between working from…

Accelerator

Launchpad

Launchpad LA is “the top startup accelerator in Southern California.” We offer each accepted company $25k – $100k, free office space in the heart of Santa Monica (one block from the beach) for four months, a ton of perks and discounts, and most importantly,…

VC/Angel

Lowercase Capital

At Lowercase Capital, we invest in startups, acquire later stage companies, and advise businesses and funds of all sizes on strategy and execution. We take you seriously, and ourselves not so seriously. We wear our hearts on our oft-wrinkled sleeves. We are grateful for…

VC/Angel

Mucker Capital

Mucker Capital invests in seed and “pre-seed” stage companies building defensible and scalable businesses in Internet software, services and media.

VC/Angel

MuckerCapital

We partner with exceptional entrepreneurs who have deep domain expertise, principally in the greater Los Angeles area, to provide their earliest institutional funding and work side-by-side to help launch and scale their new ventures.  But, it is our conviction that we must provide more…

Hangout

Paper or Plastik Cafe

We have always been fascinated with the neighborhood café as a social staple. Versatile in nature, cafes supply not only food and drink, but also companionship and conversation. The mission of Paper or Plastik Cafe is to be a social destination for artists and…

Resource

Silicon Beach Start-Ups Venice

Silicon Beach Start-Ups was formed to get together like minded people involved in tech start-ups on the West Side of Los Angeles. The founders run a start-up making and marketing mobile applications out of their offices in Santa Monica. This group is for entrepreneurial…

Resource

StartEngine

Creating a successful tech startup is hard work. Creating your first one is even harder. The two things you’re missing are the right network and money to get started. Let us give you access to both quickly.

Resource

Startup Minds

Curious Minds is a hybrid incubator-accelerator-angel investor firm designed for startup founders with entrepreneurship in their DNA. We nurture great ideas into Minimum Viable Products and then into independent revenue-generating companies. Our approach to business development is based on Eric Ries’ Lean Startup method….

Accelerator

StartupUCLA Accelerator

Startup UCLA seeks to develop a culture of startup thinking on campus; to connect students with alumni who are successful in the startup world and with the rapidly growing Southern California startup community; to give students opportunities to learn the basics of startup thinking;…

Startup

Tiger Text

Securely text your co-workers.TigerText was conceived in 2010 in Los Angeles, with one simple goal in mind: empowering organizations and individuals to securely communicate with their mobile phones. In a world where every email, every SMS and every data bit we ever created lives…

VC/Angel

Upfront Ventures

Upfront Ventures is the largest and most established venture capital firm in Southern California. We look to invest in technology companies that have the potential to fundamentally disrupt traditional businesses and become next-generation market leaders. Our recent exits include Maker Studios, Burstly, Gravity, Envestnet…

Startup

Vow to Be Chic

Being a bridesmaid is an expensive honor. We’re here to help. Rent designer bridesmaids dresses and Little White Dresses online starting at $50. An affordable, convenient, and stylish alternative to the status quo. Bringing an age-old tradition into the 21st century.

Coworking

WeWork

WeWork is a platform for creators. They provide the space, community, and services you need to create your life’s work. WeWork has a way of attracting the best people to its community. Being a part of the WeWork community means being surrounded by some…

Startup

Whisper

Whisper is the best place to express yourself online.

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