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Updated daily, the Startuphood offers original coverage of startups, technology, culture, food, fashion, career, news and the people who shape it.

Startuphood is founded by the folks at Schmoozd, an offline social networking event that serves a passionate community of culturally-connected people who are seeking an alternative way to socialize and network. Schmoozd has connected Los Angeles’ most influential makers and shakers through impactful offline mixers since 2009.  To date, Schmoozd has 30,000+ subscribers and growing.


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