TaskUs is moving to the Santa Monica Airport

TaskUs, a leader in digital business process outsourcing, is moving into new offices in the Santa Monica Airport in October of this year. The 6,193-square-foot space, dubbed “TaskForce One” and which previously housed the restaurant Typhoon, has been redesigned by global design firm Unispace to reflect both the setting of the airport and TaskUs’ global presence.

“We love this location and we’re excited to be part of its revitalization,” said CEO Bryce Maddock in a statement. “The space itself is rich in local history and our team frequented Typhoon, so there’s a sentimental value to us personally. It reminds us of how far we’ve come, from TaskUs’ humble two-person beginning to the more than 7,000 team members we now have worldwide.”

Read the full article: TaskUs lands new HQ at Santa Monica Airport (L.A. Biz)

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Tech accelerators taking off in 'Silicon Beach'

A growing number of tech accelerators (a.k.a. boot camps for tech startups) are taking root in the Los Angeles area – already coined by some, “Silicon Beach” – according to an LA Times article today. Unlike tech incubators, which originate ideas in-house, these accelerators help entrepreneurs with established visions, typically for a six-to-10 percent stake in the company and providing roughly $20,000 to $50,000 in seed funding to cover salary and other expenses, explains writer Andrea Chang.

Some of the recent accelerators to emerge in L.A. include MuckerLab, Amplify, Launchpad LA and K5. They’re usually run by former tech executives and investors who use their connections and clout to prop up budding companies. Successful graduates of tech accelerators in Silicon Valley include Dropbox, Airbnb and Reddit.

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