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CNBC: Start-up perks have gotten so crazy, one company was spending $4,000 a month on kombucha

In addition to great salaries, tech employees expect perks at their jobs — especially in competitive areas with a lot of start-ups. Free lunch, a casual work environment and great healthcare plans have become standard fare, especially in the Bay Area.

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The Wrap: Virtual Reality Firm Upload to Open LA Headquarters in April (Exclusive)

Upload Inc., a virtual and augmented reality-focused incubator and media company, is opening a coworking space in Los Angeles next month, which will become the firm’s new headquarters.

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Variety: Upload Wants to Turn Its New Office Into a Los Angeles Virtual Reality Hub

What do you do when you’re trying to turn a 20,000-square-foot warehouse into a coworking and incubator space for virtual and augmented reality startups? You put on your headset, of course.

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LA WEEKLY: Virtual Reality Technology Could Find an Ideal Home in L.A.

The arrival of Upload L.A., a 20,000-square-foot shared workspace for virtual reality and augmented reality firms, is indicative of the kind of growth that’s happening in the SoCal tech community known as Silicon Beach…

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Los Angeles Business Journal: Studios Hit Silicon Beach With Digital Production

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The Huffington Post: Virtual Reality Takes Over Sundance 2017

Sundance 2017 was the year of virtual reality. Talented VR artists from around the world brought their unique visions to life in Park City, Utah and shared that one of a kind experience throughout Main Street…

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Los Angeles Times: What to do with holograms? 8i gets $27 million to explore the possibilities

8i Corp. has robust software. After 42 cameras collect images of a person on a stage, the Culver City start-up’s program renders a realistic 3-D replica of the individual on a computer…

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The Wrap: How Virtual Reality Filmmakers Used Brands to Develop a New Skill Set

What does Banana Republic have to do with the future of narrative virtual reality filmmaking? Maybe more than you think…

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Tech Crunch: Upload brings on IGN co-founder as the VR tastemaker continues to grow

Sure, building a startup is hard, but building a real community for a virtual industry may be the toughest challenge in tech…

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SnapMunk: 5 HUGE THINGS THAT WILL HAPPEN FOR VIRTUAL REALITY IN 2017: CHATTING WITH UPLOAD INC.

From finally having good content, to doing good, cutting the cord, and a virtual VR economy, the Upload Inc. co-founders discuss five huge things that are going to happen in the virtual reality real-world in 2017. And most of us probably didn’t them coming…

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Forbes: 30 under 30

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Forbes: The Best Stories Of 2016, Picked By Forbes’ 30 Under 30 In Media

It’s been a tough year for media. Peter Thiel and Hulk Hogan put Gawker under. VC funding to media startups hit a four-year low. Macedonia muddied the election. Print revenue continued to drop. Trump’s tweets influenced more than the market…

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Inc. : What 7 Tech Startup Founders Have to Say About Early Success

One of the primary reasons my cofounder and I launched an accelerator for women entrepreneurs was because we both strongly believed that there is great value in a network of mentoring and help by and for entrepreneurs…

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Forbes: How Oculus Lost Market Leadership — And How It Can Win It Back

On March 25th 2014, Facebook’s $2 billion acquisition of Oculus sparked life in the Virtual Reality industry…

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San Francisco Business Times: People on the move – Mercedes Bent

My responsibilities will be to grow the VR ecosystem through adult and corporate education, become a thought leader on the intersection of VR and education…

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