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Evan Xie

L.A. Tech Week has brought venture capitalists, founders and entrepreneurs from around the world to the California coast. With so many tech nerds in one place, it's easy to laugh, joke and reminisce about the future of tech in SoCal.

Here's what people are saying about the fifth day of L.A. Tech Week on social:

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1212 Santa Monica was jam packed with roughly 700 founders and VCs on Wednesday night. As music pumped through the speakers, attendees of SUPERCHARGE LA: Access to Capital & Cocktails mingled throughout the two-story restaurant tasting sliders and tacos from chef Luca Maita.

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Samson Amore

Last year, global venture capital investment in esports dropped by more than 40%. Investors have been rapidly selling off teams and franchises, and the industry has witnessed a consistent decline in ad spend. This has prompted many critics to coin the term “esports winter,” referring to a fall-off in the industry, an indication that VCs believe their investments didn’t achieve success as expected.

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