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Los Angeles

Contur: A Virtual Assistant that Organizes Your Email Overload

By | Sep 16, 2012 at 10:00 am

Sometimes, the best way to handle your email overload is to let someone else do it. Los Angeles startup Contur realized this early on. So rather than giving you ways to sort and categorize your email, their technology does it for you. It observes…

Startups & Apps

Los Angeles

How Surf Air is Breaking into the Airline Industry

By | Sep 7, 2012 at 11:00 am

Two weeks ago, Surf Air made quite a hefty purchase: three Pilatus PC-12s, eight-passenger luxury planes with leather seats and lots of legroom. It’s a milestone in their quest to start a new, all-you-can-fly airline. With the help of cofounder Dave Eyerly, a commercial…

Events

Los Angeles

Find a Parking Spot Fast with Parking in Motion App

By | Dec 13, 2011 at 11:30 am

Between crowded meter spots and overpriced garages, trying to find parking in a busy city district can be a major headache. Luckily, now we have Parking in Motion (PIM) – the new parking app that lets you find and compare parking wherever you may…

Events

Los Angeles

OneGoodLove Brings a Highly-Tailored Online Dating Site to the Gay Community

By | Dec 6, 2011 at 1:24 pm

Whether you are gay or straight, the dating scene can veer from ridiculous to scary.  Everyone has a horror story to share, that’s for sure. While I am as straight as they come, I have heard firsthand from gay friends about the sometimes truly…

Android

Los Angeles

Fix That Pothole: CitySourced Gets Your Complaints to the Local Government

By | Dec 6, 2011 at 9:50 am

Instead of grumbling about potholes and all those other things their local government has yet to fix, CitySourced users have been making themselves heard since 2009. The Los Angeles-based startup lets users submit video, audio, or photo evidence of local issues related to public…

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Events

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Improve Your Email Productivity with SaneBox

By | Dec 5, 2011 at 4:14 pm

What would you do with two extra hours added onto your week? Exercise?  Spend time with loved ones?  Work?  Personally, I would opt for two additional hours of sleep. (I know what you’re saying, but I don’t want to wait until I’m dead). Why…

Games

Los Angeles

Meet New People and Build Relationships With the Social Gaming Platform Gickup

By | May 24, 2011 at 4:00 pm

In an age where gaming has become one of the biggest activities in the world, it is easy to forget how anti-social it can actually be. It is one thing to speak with someone else through a microphone but actually conversing with another person…

Startups & Apps

Los Angeles

Share Goods and Skills Using NeighborGoods

By | May 24, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Did you know that the average power drill gets used for approximately 12 minutes in its entire lifetime?  Or how about the fact that 80% of the stuff we own gets used less than once per month?  Americans own so much junk that we…