Morning News, 3/18: Mucker, Amplify, WEVR, Best Fiends, Newzcard, Meerkat, Coachella

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Here’s what’s new in the world of LA tech:

LA is on a tear once again as national press recognize local talent:

MUCKER LAB and AMPLIFY were just named among America’s Top 10 Accelerators, as was Disney Accelerator partner Tech Stars (link)
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USC has THREE candidates in INC’s Coolest College Startups competition (Stasis Labs, Talent Trail, Envoy Now), click & vote LA (link)

Venice-based WEVR just launched a $1 Million fund to help creators make more VR content

Santa Monica-based NEWZCARD has thousands of SXSW photos for non-commercial use

Congrats to Santa Monica-based SERIOUSLY on its 10 MILLIONTH download of the smash hit BEST FIENDS

Upfront Ventures’ MARK SUSTER continues to blow up Meerkat, this time by hosting a 2500-person Ask Me Anything session with Entrepreneur in Residence Chamillionaire

Two weeks in, Meerkat is having its Hollywood moment

USC is hosting a massive career fair Thursday

announces its Gourmet / Food Truck lineup

And if you really need any other reasons to live in LA…

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