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San Diego’s KnuEdge, Stealthy Since 2005, Unveils Neural Tech

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KnuEdge says its software makes the security of human voice-based biometrics possible in noisy, real-world environments.

How the Seed-Stage VC Trend Began, The Downsides of Unicorns & Much More

Both Sides of the Table

Another thing that may interest you is how we VCs think about our own funding activities and Jeff and I discussed this in the interview.

Success, Santa Barbara Style: Patagonian Sexwax With A Side Order of UGGS

InfoChachkie

Throughout the 1990’s, Wardog and Deb financed their water sport activities by testing surfing products and selling their unique Wardog surf fins.

Kerri Pollard Discloses Commission Junction’s Secret Weapon: Humble Confidence And A Healthy Dose Of Passionate Conviction

InfoChachkie

Over the course of 2004 and 2005, we actually merged Be Free and Commission Junction together. . When I look back on my own career.

Microsoft Buys Telesign Competitor

socalTECH

Microsoft said it is buying PhoneFactor, which provides phone-based multi-factor authentication, and will be integrating that technology with key Microsoft technologies like Active Directory, Windows Azure Active Directory and Office 365. Jillings sold one of his last companies, FrontBridge, to Microsoft back in 2005.

Interview with Steve Jillings, TeleSign

socalTECH

They started in January of 2005. To learn more, we caught up with Steve. For those folks, can you describe what TeleSign does?

StoryBots And The Future of Learning,With Gregg Spiridellis, JibJab

socalTECH

We also have an activity center, when parents can download printables. Gregg Spiridellis: We were producing viral video hits in 2005.

Announcing a Deal I’ve Wanted to Talk About for a Year

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first met Ethan in 2005. I was preparing to move back to the US from London after 11 years abroad. And we wanted a head of global marketing.

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Ostendo Raising Funds to Advance Virtual Reality Display Technology

Xconomy

Ostendo Technologies, a Carlsbad, CA-based company founded in 2005 to advance curved screens and other innovative display technologies, has raised $41.8 Adding to the confusion, the most-recent MoneyTree Report on San Diego venture capital activity shows that Ostendo raised almost $10 million in VC funding during the second quarter.

Surveying SoCal's M&A Landscape, with David Siemer

socalTECH

We don''t spend a lot of time there, except that we''re active investors and bankers who are affected by what''s happening in the IPO market.

StoryBots And The Future of Learning,With Gregg Spiradellis, JibJab

socalTECH

We also have an activity center, when parents can download printables. Gregg Spiradellis: We were producing viral video hits in 2005.

Gene Dolgoff's 3D Vision: Using Crowdfunding To Turn the World 3D

socalTECH

By late 2005 and 2006, we saw the return of 3D movies, made possible by the digital projectors. Tell us about your project? Fascinating story.

How to Develop Your Fund Raising Strategy

Both Sides of the Table

raised money as an entrepreneur, like you, in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003 and 2005 for two different companies. Raising money is hard. Call high.

REACH | Disruptive Technologies Impacting the Future of Gaming [Live]

Tech Zulu Event

From 1997 through 2005, Robin was a marketing executive and general manager at PepsiCo.   Make sure to tune in! Time : 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM.

Equity Compensation: A 6 Point Primer on Creative Service Fees

From the Venture Trenches

Charlie eventually sold those shares for $26 million when he left the business in 2005, which meant he earned $4.3 Valuation. Dilution.

Interview with Elizabeth Amini, Anti-Aging Games

socalTECH

We felt we'd have more impact over time, if we instead focused on people who are one generation younger, still working, and are active. Thanks!

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A Few Key People Really Can Make a Huge Difference

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This article originally ran on TechCrunch.  I’m in Seattle this week. really liked BigDoor, MediaPiston, OpsCode, BuddyTV, SEOMoz and much more.

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Equity Compensation: A 6 Point Primer on Creative Service Fees

From the Venture Trenches

Charlie eventually sold those shares for $26 million when he left the business in 2005, which meant he earned $4.3 According to a report by Ernst & Young  ”Although VC-backed activity increased, (in 2010) the median time from initial VC financing to an IPO exit remains long. million for each year he worked at the start-up. 2.

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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Lisa Stone co-founded BlogHer in 2005 with Elisa Camahort Page and Jory Des Jardins. Red Bull gives wings to people who want to be mentally and physically active and have a zest for life. BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2011 comes to Los Angeles and its finally here. Make sure to tune in for all the live action. Justine Ezarik (a.k.a.

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

SoCal Delicious

He previously led business development for Affiliate Fuel, leading to its acquisition by Experian in 2005. Weekly. Idea Mensch. About. Events.

Seth Sternberg – Meebo

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In 2005, Meebo started connected users across other websites. “But Mark, isn’t it one big time suck?&#. Awesome. They look at data.

LowerMyBills' Coffin Joins Venture Firm

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Matt Coffin , the founder of Los Angeles-based LowerMyBills and an active angel investor in Southern California, has joined venture capital firm Split Rock Partners as a Venture Advisor, the venture firm said this week. Split Rock was an investor in LowerMyBills, which Coffin sold to Experian in 2005 for $380M.

ACG Los Angeles Business Conference

SoCal Tech Calendar

Now in its 12th year, the ACG Los Angeles Business Conference is the premier West Coast event focusing on corporate finance and MandA activity for middle-market companies. Wednesday, September 16, 2009 -- ACG Los Angeles Business Conference. See [link].

ACG Los Angeles Business Conference

SoCal Tech Calendar

Now in its 12th year, the ACG Los Angeles Business Conference is the premier West Coast event focusing on corporate finance and MandA activity for middle-market companies. Tuesday, September 15, 2009 -- ACG Los Angeles Business Conference. See [link].

Brad Feld Drops Knowledge. Here’s What He Said …

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In 2004 / 2005 I was starting to get intrigued with user-generated content. Or, as always, summary notes available below. Brad on blogging.

EA Mobile Targets Amazon's Kindle

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EA Mobile came out of EA's acquisition of Los Angeles based Jamdat in 2005. No details on which titles would first appear on the Kindle.

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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Lisa Stone co-founded BlogHer in 2005 with Elisa Camahort Page and Jory Des Jardins. Red Bull gives wings to people who want to be mentally and physically active and have a zest for life. BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2011 comes to Los Angeles and its finally here. Make sure to tune in for all the live action. Justine Ezarik (a.k.a.

DailyD Gets $5.0M

socalTECH

Coffin's last startup, LowerMyBills, was sold to Experian Interactive in 2005 for $330M plus earnout; he is also an active angel investor in Southern California, with stakes in ThisWeekIn, Ad.ly, Rubicon Project, Docstoc, and other prominent local Internet firms. Split Rock was the venture firm which backed LowerMyBills. READ MORE>>.

ELC Technologies Acquired By Pourzanjani, Rahmat

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Pourzanjani founded PriceGrabber and sold it to Experian in 2005 for $485M, and is among one of the active angel investors in Los Angeles. ELC is the firm behind startups RightScale, RightCart, and RightSignature, and also provides technology consulting and development to other companies. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Oversee Resolves SnapNames Lawsuits

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Oversee.net , the operator of Internet marketing and domain monetization services, said today with subsidiary SnapNames that they have resolved two lawsuits filed as a result of a former employee's improper bidding activity. SnapNames collects and auctions off expiring and expired domain names to the highest bidder.

Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010

SoCal CTO

prefer instead to divide it according to the mindset of users: whether or not they are actively looking to purchase something (i.e. Do fewer structured activities. 2. Kathy Sierra at Business of Software 2009 - Business of Software Blog , May 4, 2010 "In the old days, getting customers was easy. You could just outspend. Solution.

Interview with Taher Scherzay, FavRav

socalTECH

One of the previous companies I worked on we sold to Microsoft in 2005, and I then spent some time at Microsoft to get that company integrated. That's what we're going forward with for the next few months, and then will actively go about raising venture capital. What's the idea behind FavRav? How did you start the business? Thanks!

Interview with Jerry Fitch, Teridian Semiconductor

socalTECH

Jerry Fitch: The business management team at Golden Gate Capital bought Teridian in 2005. There's similar activity internationally.

Internet Brands Brisco: Deal Will Allow More Focus On Long Term Growth

socalTECH

The firm changed its name to Internet Brands in June of 2005, and hit the markets with its IPO in November of 2007. Internet Brands had gone public just three years ago. The firm was originally known as CarsDirect, the automotive buying site of Idealab, and was headed by Scott Painter--who is now head of both Zag Automotive and TrueCar.

Core Innovation Capital's Quest To Find Finance Innovation, With Arjan Schutte

socalTECH

Arjan Schutte: I''ve been investing in this space since 2005, and consistently, fifty percent of our dealflow is from California. Thanks!

SoCal Venture Totals Slip, But IT Shines

socalTECH

billion in 554 deals, invested -- the lowest quarter since 2005. For the quarter, the most active industries after IT were Healthcare, with $96.11M in investments in the quarter; followed by Industrial Goods and Materials, with $36.49M in investment; closely followed by Business and Financial Services, with $32.0M invested.

Guide to the LA Startup Community

SoCal Delicious

It was acquired by Experian in 2005 for $330M. It also was acquired by Experian in 2005. It filed for an IPO on August 6th. CoLoft !

Does the Size of a VC Fund Matter?

Both Sides of the Table

It in not uncommon to see a VC talk about “total assets under management&# as in “We have $1.5 What is a VC fund? Maybe even less.

Interview with Zac Brandenberg, Meteor Games

socalTECH

They created Neopets, brought it to the US, helped it grow, and eventually sold it to Viacom in 2005. What's the story behind Meteor Games?

TechZulu Partners with meebo!

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HUBkap allows you to: Plan - Create, manage and communicate all your daily activities with the people that matter most - all on one calendar.