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In Los Angeles, Surfing Catches On As The Newest Way To Network

The mild weather and activities of Southern California are draws for entrepreneurs to the fledgling tech startup scene in Los Angeles, known as "Silicon Beach." (Di Sanders/Flickr)
The mild weather and activities of Southern California are draws for entrepreneurs to the fledgling tech startup scene in Los Angeles, known as "Silicon Beach." (Di Sanders/Flickr)

When you think “tech startup” you probably don’t think Los Angeles. But entrepreneurs there — and the mayor — are trying to draw investors and others to so-called “Silicon Beach.”

One draw is the weather and the surf.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks to Robert Lambert is the founder of the Silicon Beach Surfers — a networking group that meets in the waves — about L.A.’s growing tech start up scene.

Guest

  • Robert Lambert, founder of Silicon Beach Surfers. He tweets @SoCal_Rob.

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