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loft & bear Featured in LA Sentinal

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loft & bear Vodka takes on Vodka industry with Downtown LA loft distillery

Paul Ryan Elliott, 31, took on his dream and created his own Vodka distillery and brand. As the CEO and Founder of loft & bear Vodka, he has won 11 awards and now has his vodka in Whole Foods, Target and Vons.

Business runs in Elliott’s family and he always knew that he wanted to have one. He owned a construction business with his mother after graduating college which gave him the tools to build his own brand. When thinking about what he would like sell, Vodka became the solid choice. Read More

IDPE Invests in Phenomenon

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phenomenon_leftPHENOMENON is a creative think tank made up of the world’s leading consumer marketers, designers, and storytellers. Our leadership and management include experience from Apple, Digitas, Coca-Cola, DDB, IDEO, and Dentsu. Our team constitutes best-in-class thinkers with backgrounds in brand marketing, consumer strategy, advertising, social networking, television content creation, retail, consumer technology and experience design. We work in small dedicated groups, tackling each project with the exact skillset required. Our work manifests itself through four main types of innovation: marketing, customer experiences, culture, and digital.


IDPE Invests in LeGuard

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leguard_leftLeGuard® is the answer to controlling runaway legal fees. LeGuard® is a software application accessible to clients, law firms, and authorized billers via desktops or mobile devices that enables real time tracking of legal fees as they accrue. LeGuard® is a ground-breaking management tool for clients and law firms to oversee their legal teams while billable work is being performed. LeGuard® is the first law firm management tool in the industry that empowers both clients and attorneys managing cases to monitor billable hours in real time, and stop unnecessary billing and timekeeping activities that drive and inflate legal fees.


IDPE Invests in Momentum Dynamics

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momentum dynamics_leftMomentum Dynamics Momentum Dynamics develops high power inductive charging technologies for the automotive and transportation industries.  Automated wireless charging is an alternative to plug-in charging and provides the primary means of charging the batteries of these vehicles. Our technology can safely transmit electrical energy through air, water, and ice and is the key enabling technology required to practice routine Opportunity Charging, which allows the driving range of all electric vehicles to be extended.

Momentum Dynamics

IDPE Invests In Sioneer

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sioneer_leftSioneer is a glass processing company that provides the answer to a growing environmental crisis—glass recycling. Sioneer’s new patented technology can effectively and economically process 100% of the glass supply—representing a paradigm shift in the glass recycling industry. Sioneer returns post-consumer glass to its most fundamental state—a mineral known as Amorphous Silica—which has already been identified as a valuable feedstock and utilized in a variety of industrial markets.


IDPE Invests in Caliburger Restaurant Group

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caliburger_leftFounded in 2011, CaliBurger is a quick-service restaurant (QSR) chain that is inspired by and innovates upon the popular U.S. In-N-Out Burgers franchise. As of Q2 2015, CaliBurger has four restaurants in China, franchised units in the Philippines, Dubai, Bahrain, and Kuwait, as well as upcoming locations in Sweden, the UK and the US. Rapid global expansion to hundreds of owned and franchised stores is expected over the next few years. CaliBurgers are always made with lean grass-fed beef or top-grade chicken with produce that is hand-selected for freshness by experienced chefs.


Yogi Productions Invests in Dope the Movie

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dope_leftProduced by Forest Whitaker, Written and Directed by Rick Famuyiwa, Executive Producer Pharrell Williams. A critical hit and audience favorite of the Sundance Film Festival. Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself.

IDPE Invests in The District’s Restaurant Group

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thedistrict_leftThe District by Hannah An is the first solo project by Hannah An, who hails from the successful Crustacean Beverly Hills hospitality family. Debuting in January 2015, The District represents Hannah’s Vietnamese heritage and American upbringing, as well as her approachable culinary philosophy. The restaurant’s contemporary Vietnamese cuisine features popular dishes with global influences, and the abundance of fresh local produce and seafood for which Southern California is so prized. The District’s welcoming vibe makes it the ideal location for those seeking anything from a business power lunch to an elaborate feast with family.

The District by Hannah An

Yogi Productions Invests in Sneakerheadz

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sneakerheadz_leftSneakerheadz will do almost anything to get their hands on a unique pair of kicks, going to such extreme lengths as hiding in trash cans to score a pair of Retro Jordan 11s to camping for days in subzero temperatures for the latest Nike Foamposites. How did sneakers become as prized as collectable art? From the shores of Cali to the congested streets of Tokyo, Sneakerheadz examines the cultural influence of sneaker collecting around the world and delves into a subculture whose proud members don’t just want to admire art, they want to wear it. Premiered at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival.

IDPE Invests in TitanIM

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titanin_leftTitanIM is a Military Simulation Product designed to be the foundation upon which the military can conceptualize, prototype, test and train prior to live execution. It uses game industry technology for faster processing than previous simulations and utilizes the Outerra global rendering engine (exclusive to Titan for military application) with game quality up-close graphics. Its open design and web integration make it adaptable to a variety of needs and modifications. The standard desktop version of TitanIM will be available to the public in 2015.

Titan IM