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Neal Hansch, Partner, Rustic Canyon (State of the LA venture landscape)

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  1. 1. “State of the Union” Summer 2012
  2. 2. Stage Set for Success “Los Angeles is an entrepreneurial powerhouse” The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity shows Los Angeles had the highest entrepreneurial activity rate of any one region in USA at 580 per 100,000 adults. According to a recent study, the Startup Genome, LA is listed #6 in the world for startup ecosystems, based on average “throughput” and active ecosystem, behind #2 New York, and #1 Silicon Valley. Page 2
  3. 3. Our “Power Alleys” Direct Clean Digital Media eCommerce Gaming Marketing Tech Confluence of Marriage of Gaming Lead generation and Defense, creative industry content, commerce & > Music or Film performance based manufacturing, with technology. fashion. advertising. university research. Ideally poised Rise of subscription Majors like Bring direct response Natural extension and for online services & celebrity Activision, EA, expertise from trad’l evolution to clean video boom. endorsed properties. THQ. arenas of TV and mail tech applications. to online. Page 3
  4. 4. Surging SoCal Tech Leaders Page 4
  5. 5. National VC Investment Activity Levels Source: PwC MoneyTree Survey Page 5
  6. 6. Rising Tide of SoCal Venture Fundings“Southern California Bucks VC Trend, As Firms Raise $925 million In Q1” 60+ Deals Source: PwC MoneyTree Survey Page 6
  7. 7. SoCal Venture Capital Landscape“The Locals” Most Active “Out of Towners” Page 7
  8. 8. Incubators & Accelerators Landscape Page 8
  9. 9. Local Co-working Spaces Page 9
  10. 10. In Conclusion….Just the Beginning • Undisputed national hotbed for entrepreneurial activity • Leveraging unique strengths across multiple industry verticals • Ecosystem and support network growing stronger, broader and maturing every day • Funding available and seeking the next wave of winners and industry leaders to come out of City of Angels! Page 10
  11. 11. In Summary Page 11