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500 Startups: Blowing up Startups Since 2010

500 Startups: Blowing up Startups Since 2010
Since 2010, we've been building a select group of more than 1000 founders, 200 mentors, and 500 companies in 40 countries around the world. We're constantly making kickass things happen through: Our private social network connects mentors and founders at scale. From online discussions to private meet ups, Dashboard turns the 500 family into a collective brain and support system. Our calendar of sold-out, epic events includes Smash Summit for customer acquisition, Warm Gun for UX design, UnSexy for monetization, and Geeks on a Plane for global market immersion. We have fun, practice openness and encourage sharing in ways that create the ultimate environment for learning, success, and awesomeness. Featuring a variety of tracks that allow attendees to explore what’s next in the worlds of film, culture, music, and technology, SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together. With one unified conference spanning 22 tracks of programming, you’ll find more opportunities for networking, learning, and discovery than ever before this March 13-21. Explore Keynotes, Featured Speakers, and Session Formats. Take a look back at the programming trends we identified for SXSW 2019, and stay tuned for 2020 trends coming later in the season. Explore our News feed for the latest South By announcements and updates throughout the season. Code With Chris – iPhone and iPad Development Tutorials Testimonials from current members 100% of members polled would recommend this course to someone else. The course is rated 9 out of 10 by members.

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Alleged Posh Pimp Wants Seized Items Back LAS VEGAS -- A suspected pimp arrested while living in a multi-million dollar mansion tells the court he wants his stuff back. According to court records, Las Vegas police seized a diamond necklace, valued at $140,000 and a man's watch worth $8,000 during a search of Micah Duncan's home last March. Duncan's attorney argues the property should be returned because it is not related to the criminal investigation. A judge agreed earlier this month and now Metro is fighting that decision. In March, Metro's SWAT and Vice Details, along with investigators from the Internal Revenue Service, raided Duncan's $35,000 a month rental home in Lake Las Vegas. According to the arrest report, police believe Duncan is a pimp.

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