The best part about being a writer who covers startups is seeing revolutionary ideas take shape from their infancy.  To examine disruptive technology and prognosticate on the effects on society as a whole is fascinating.  What makes this even more exciting is I am out of the echo chamber of Silicon Valley.  In fact, I…continue reading.

We’re going to open this article with some quick statistics on the online dating industry: The online dating industry is worth $1.049 BILLION per year. The industry is projected to be worth $1.3 billion by 2013

This weeks installment of the TZ Startup Hot Seat features Adam Kanner CEO of ScoreBig. Think of it as the Priceline of the sporting, music, arts, and theater event ticketing space. Shoppers name their price, wait a few moments then see if their price was accepted.

We would like to thank all who came out and supported the first Spotlight event of the year. To those that couldn’t make it and watched the live broadcast we thank you and all the support you have given TechZulu.

The moment has finally arrived! After months of submissions the Spotlights are shining down these amazing LA companies! For those who still might be wondering what Spotlight: LA Tech is all about, It’s a screening room for new technology homegrown in our region. It’s a gallery of great entrepreneurship. It’s a toast to those who build and innovate. It’s a gathering of friends and tech enthusiasts of all stripes.

We here at TechZulu have been diligently working away on the next Spotlight: LA Tech event at USC March 3rd.  Through the search of what company would be a great presentation of what the Los Angeles tech community is capable of, this company not only fits the description but knocks it out of the park!

During Twiistup 8 a panel moderated by Jason Nazar (DocStoc) and joined by panelist David Travers (Rustic Canyon), Brian Norgard (Namesake), Fouad ElNaggar (Redpoint) and Demian Sellfors (Media Temple), spoke about if the next big tech company could be built in Los Angeles?

David Cohen is the founder and CEO of TechStars, a mentorship-driven seed stage investment program for Internet startups. David opened up Twiistup 8 with a great talk on building an entrepreneurial community, and how you could start your own in whatever city you may be located.

In the final installment of the never before seen HQ.0 episodes we present local Southern California company Created in 2005, Stickam is the pioneer of the live interactive video streaming space.

Congratulations to our good friend, best-selling author and social media thought leader Brian Solis! He will be heading up as Editorial Director and Host for 2011 and future Pivot Conference’s. Solis will take over the reins from Chris Shipley, who will be focusing on her position as chairman and CEO of Guidewire Group.