Tuesday, May 24, 2016
SAM Precellerator Program Now Accepting Applications!
Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP is one of the leading business law firms in Southern California. We pioneered a fixed fee start-up package making the formation and organization of your start-up as seamless as possible. Our Preccelerator® Program is a platform offered to select start-up companies out of our Santa Monica office that provides interim office space and sophisticated legal services, with the objective of helping you grow your idea from business concept to funded startup. The Preccelerator® Program provides free co-working space and other perks for 5-6 promising young startups.

The perks include:

Free 24/7 access to our co-working space on a rolling basis, including free wireless access to the Internet and access to conference rooms for meetings and presentations
Access to real-time legal advice and transactional legal services on site (under our standard engagement and/or fee arrangements)
Access to in-house educational workshops and activities
Access to our extensive network of mentors
Perks package worth approximately $150K!

For more information about the Preccelerator Program, visit http://www.preccelerator.com or contact Heidi Hubbeling at (310) 746-9803 or hhubbeling@stubbsalderton.com

Nestigator Rolls Out New Tool For Real Estate Agents
Los Angeles-based Nestigator.com, an online, collaborative home search site which allows real estate agents, home seekers, and other collaborate to help find homes, has rolled out a new marketing tool for real estate agents. Nestigator--led by startup veteran Jerry Slavonia--said its new ZipPro tool helps real estate agents reserve ads in their preferred ZIP codes, giving them guaranteed ad placements on active listings within the ZIP codes they subscribe to. Nestigator, unlike other real estate (More info...)

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March Capital Partners Launches $240M Venture Fund
Santa Monica-based March Capital Partners, the venture capital investment firm founded by venture investment veterans Jim Armstrong, Sumant Mandal, Gregory Milken and Jamie Montgomery, said this morning that it has had a final close on its first fund, at $240M. Armstrong and Mandal previously led Clearstone Venture Partners and idealab Capital Partners, Montgomery was the founder and CEO of Montgomery & Co., as well as the Montgomery Summit, and Milken was the founder and COO of AltEgo and and (More info...)

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Kelly Slater Wave Company Acquired By World Surf League
Santa Monica-based WSL Holdings, the parent company of the World Surf League (WSL), said this morning that it has acquired the Kelly Slater Wave Company--the entity behind the "perfect wave" generating machine that has caused ripples across the surfing community. Slater caused a stir in the surfing industry with his secretive project to create wave machine to create what has been billed as best man made wave ever at a location at the San Joaquin valley. According to WSL and KSWC, they will tap i (More info...)

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Motor Trend Updates Video On Demand Service
Los Angeles-based online content publisher TEN: The Enthusiast Network said this morning that it has launched an updated Motor Trend OnDemand, its automotive, video-on-demand service. According to TEN, the new site features a new and refreshed mobile app, more than 1500 plus hours of updated live and original content, support for Apple TV, and more. Among other enhancements, TEN said the mobile app will now allow access to live streamed race content plus access to Formula 1 and IndyCar archives. (More info...)

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will.i.am Launches Wireless Headphones Line
Los Angeles-based i.am+, the technology company founded by musician will.i.am, said it has launched a new product, a set of Bluetooth-enabled, wireless headphones called the i.am+ EPs. i.am+ said the bluetooth earphones are now on sale at a "select" set of Apple Stores and at apple.com. The new devices retail for $229.95. According to i.am+, the new wireless headphones specifically look to fill a gap in the Bluetooth market, which it called "saturated with sports solutions".

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Chatter Set To Launch App For Celebrity Chats For Charity
Los Angeles-based mobile app startup Chatter said today that it is about to launch an app, which will let fans hold one-on-one, five minute chats with their favorite stars--and, at the same time, help raise money for charities. Chatter said its is officially launching its app on June 4th, and will offer up one-on-one chats with such celebrities as Leonardo DiCaprio, Drake, Bryshere Gray, YouTube stars Arika Soto and Tyler Oakley, Snapchat star YesJulz, and Instagram models @Chantelzales and @Sop (More info...)

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Technical Connections - Connecting Tech Talent with Premier Clients in SoCal
Technical Connections is Southern California’s premier staffing firm specializing exclusively in web, software and information technology professionals. With offices in Los Angeles and Orange County, TCI offers a full range of services including retained search, contingency placement, and short- and long-term consulting, to companies ranging from Fortune 100’s to start-ups. http://www.technicalconnections.com

Introducing KeyCloud
There’s no reason for business operations to suffer due to legacy technology. Throw it all to the cloud and transform your IT infrastructure to cloud-based, enterprise level software with KeyCloud.

KeyCloud offers local enterprise cloud with best-of-breed infrastructure. KeyCloud delivers compute, storage, and network through Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). KeyCloud offers highly secure virtual and dedicated machines in an environment that enables you to run your apps on our carrier grade datacenter for 99.999 percent uptime. Engineered on a pool of highly redundant servers and storage, KeyCloud is available in custom configurations to rapidly respond to your IT needs. These Cloud services will quickly and dynamically scale as your business needs grow without ever having to worry about hardware infrastructure again.

To learn more about KeyCloud, visit http://www.keycloud.com or call (818) 737-2186.

Project X – New Design Focused Accelerator in Los Angeles
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