Author Archive: Amanda Coolong

Mike Jones may be known for his most recent role as CEO of MySpace, but this Internet entrepreneur is no stranger to the startup world. He’s had multiple exits (his company Userplane sold to AOL for nearly $40 million and Tsavo Media drew a cool $75 million from Cyberplex) and also advises private startups

LAX is 15 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles. I know what you’re thinking, “Ugh. That’s a HIKE!” (Not to mention a hit to your wallet). But have no fear, TechZulu is giving you the inside scoop on how to hack LA traffic and travel on a budget to BlogWorld.

Many thanks to everyone who participated in last night’s Spotlight: LA Tech at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. In addition to the 330+ students, entrepreneurs and investors in attendance, the event also achieved over 45,000 views on the TechZulu live stream. If you missed it, or simply want to relive the moment, check out the rebroadcast above.

What are you doing tomorrow night after work? I know, I know…one of our typical loaded questions. Well, here’s an idea…

We’re going to keep this short and sweet. LA Twestival is TONIGHT! For all you last minute peeps (yes, YOU) still on the fence about whether or not to go, here are six great reasons from Joy Moh, co-president of Philanthro, who’s presenting the latest event: 1. A little bird told me to go. OR…continue reading.

During our interview with PepsiCo’s Bonin Bough at South by Southwest Interactive, the company’s director of global social media enthusiastically called the conference the “Davos of Digital.” Bough explains,

I know, I know. We’re all dying to see if The Social Network wins big at the Oscars tonight, but while Hollywood glams it up for the Academy Awards, LA startup is putting the final touches on its own show to recognize excellence in consumer-generated online reviews.

That’s right. We all work hard, now it’s time to play hard. TechZulu is turning three and we couldn’t think of a better place to celebrate than the exclusive nightclub, Drai’s Hollywood. We’ve partnered with New Media Vault (who subsequently will be celebrating their two year anniversary) to bring you a night of red carpet chic, rooftop cabanas, and a DJ who’s flying in from New York.

Reggae legend Bob Marley’s message of peace, love and unity can now be heard through a stylish line of eco-conscious audio electronics designed by The House of Marley in conjunction with with health and wellness company HoMedics.

Groupon ushered in the new era of group buying, and now hyper local and vertical deal sites are the name of the game. One such company, Santa Monica, Calif-based FamilyFinds, launched this week with $5.75 in funding from Split Rock Partners.