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The Entrepreneur’s Library: Resources for Startups in LA & Orange County

Los Angeles & Orange County

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Article: socalTECH.com

"socalTECH provides breaking news coverage of Southern California tech companies, including venture funding, business news, and interviews with local technology entrepreneurs and industry luminaries."

Coworking: Cross Campus

An awesome co-working space in Santa Monica.

Events: Los Angeles Startup Weekend

Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups.

Events: StartupDigest Los Angeles Event Calendar

Calendar of all of the awesome entrepreneur and startup events in Los Angeles, Orange County, Ventura County, and Santa Barbara county.

Incubators: LA Cleantech Incubator

"Los Angeles has launched its new cleantech business incubator to accelerate development of clean tech start-ups by offering flexible office space, CEO coaching and mentoring, and access to a growing network of experts and capital."

Incubators: MuckerLab

MuckerLab is a 12-week program that includes up to $21-$150k in funding, office space, access to world-class mentors, and hands-on product, marketing, legal and fundraising support.

Investors: Keiretsu Forum-- LA Chapter

Los Angeles chapter of world's largest investor group.

Investors: Pasadena Angels

Angel investor group in Pasadena.

Investors: Tech Coast Angels

"Tech Coast Angels is California's largest angel investor network, with over 300 members from virtually every background and industry."

Organizations: EO Los Angeles

The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global, peer-to-peer network of more than 12,000+ influential business owners with 173 chapters in 54 countries. Founded in 1987, EO is the catalyst that enables leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow, leading to greater success in business and beyond.

Organizations: General Assembly Los Angeles

Silicon Beach ranks as one of the world’s leading startup hubs. Explore this rich environment through workshops for entrepreneurs in Los Angeles. Connect with some of our biggest local players, learn essential skills, and kick start your journey with GA’s entrepreneur classes.

Organizations: Launchpad LA

"Launchpad LA is a startup accelerator and mentorship organization designed to help young entrepreneurs based in Los Angeles get the guidance and relationships needed to help take their companies to the next level. It combines the best VCs in Southern California, many experienced CEOs and a very select group of service providers who are committed to working with early-stage companies."

Organizations: LAVA: Los Angeles Venture Association

The Los Angeles Venture Association supports the development of emerging growth and middle market companies in Southern California by creating an environment to provide access to financial, professional and technological resources.

Organizations: OCTANe

"OCTANe connects people and ideas with capital and resources to fuel technology growth in Orange County. Our members represent Orange County technology executive leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, venture capitalists, academicians, and strategic advisors, all working together."

Organizations: S.C.O.R.E. of Los Angles

SCORE Los Angeles offers FREE business mentoring, low-cost or no-cost business training, and numerous templates and tools to help you start or grow a business.

Organizations: S.C.O.R.E. of Orange County

Orange County SCORE offers FREE business mentoring, low-cost or no-cost business training, and numerous templates and tools to help you start or grow a business.

Organizations: Southern California Biomedical Council

Promotes and supports biomedical and biotechnology research, development, and manufacturing in the Greater Los Angeles region for economic development and job creation.

Organizations: Startup Grind West Los Angeles

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs.

Organizations: Technology Council of Southern California

"The Technology Council of Southern California is the premier forum for the region's technology leaders, providing events, connections, information and resources to help technology companies succeed. "

Organizations: TechZulu

TechZulu is an independent news organization delivering stories of the technology industry by showcasing the people and companies in the Southern California ecosystem.

Resources: Los Angeles Business Assistance Program (LABAP)

Services to small businesses and entrepreneurs, formally known under the name of the Los Angeles Business Assistance Program (LABAP) are now offered through The BusinessSource Program at six centers throughout the city of Los Angeles.

Resources: Los Angeles Startup Map

A map of startups, accelerators, incubators, coworking spaces, investors, consultants, hackerspaces, and events in Los Angeles County.


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