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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.

TeleSign Gets Patent

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That technology provides information like phone type, geographic location, and other data as part of two-factor authentication processes. The patent was originally filed in October of 2005. Patent. According to the firm, it was awarded U.S. Patent 7,945,034 for the technology behind its PhoneID verification technology. READ MORE>>.

MindTouch Picks Up $12M For Customer Self Service Software

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MindTouch, which was founded by Steve Bjorg and Aaron Fulkerson back in 2005, said the funding will go to increase its integration with software such as Salesforce, SAP, and Oracle, and grow its marketing, business development, sales, and engineering teams. The funding came from PeakSpan Capital, along with SK Ventures and SAP SE.

Report Tallies $7.7 Billion In SoCal IT Exits In 2011

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The report--compiled by Ocean Road Partners--included both venture-backed and self-financed information technology companies. The report also tallied six companies having IPOs, the most since 2005; those firms included RealD, Cornerstone OnDemand, Demand Media, ReachLocal and Inphi Corp. A new report released today tallies up $7.7

What Jonah @Peretti, CEO of BuzzFeed, Sees in the Future of Digital Media

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BuzzFeed. Some, of course, agree with me that BuzzFeed has been and continues to be the gold standard innovator in digital media to emulate.

Flipagram: Using Photos And Music To Create A Viral Machine, with Farhad Mohit

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Farhad Mohit: As you know, Bizrate spawned Shopzilla, which took us from 2000 to 2005. jumped off, and at that point, I thought I'd retired.

Why I’ve Shifted More Attention to Facebook

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Others had very few connections and they used it to share personal information. I was always more the latter. signed up for Facebook before many – in 2005 – when I first moved back to the US. I’ve been spending a lot more time on Facebook as a blogger than I ever did. So I thought it was worth explaining why.

A Serial Entrepreneur’s Take On Brad Feld & Jason Mendelson’s Venture Deals

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Brad and Jason have been exposing venture capitalists’ secrets since 2005, when they began writing a blog series on Term Sheets at AskTheVC.

Eleven Startup Tips From Richard Branson

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Utilize quantitative analysis to guide and inform your decisions but do not allow the numbers to dilute your passion. Tweet this quote].

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How Open Should a Startup CEO be with Staff?

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We funded one in 2005 and lost a lot of money. CEO transparency. It It almost sounds uncontroversial. A CEO should tell her staff everything!

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

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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.

TVSync’s Open API Uses Video and Audio Recognition Across All Four Screens

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TVSync’s parent company Voible , has provided fingerprint protection technology to most major movie studios and TV networks since 2005.

Interview with Eli Portnoy, ThinkNear

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To hear more about where exactly the firm fits in a crowded space, we spoke with Eli Portnoy, the firm's founder. Thanks for the time today.

Former LA VC Gets Backing For Enterprise Alerting, Micro Apps Startup

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Sapho develops software which helps pull together information across hundreds of enterprise apps, and presents them to employees as "micro apps". ElNaggar was in Redpoint's LA offices from 2005 until 2011, and had stints on the boards of Machinima and Hark, among other companies. Sapho is in Silicon Valley. READ MORE>>.

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Data is the Next Major Layer of the Cloud & A Major Victory for Startups

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What about financial services information? Let me explain. Storage. million in our A round. Hardware ate just over 10% of the round. Processing.

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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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Interview with Scott Saunders, Payoff.com

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Scott Saunders: I spent nearly my entire career on the investment side, and in 2005 switched over to the entrepreneurial side of the world.

How to Develop Your Fund Raising Strategy

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

Want to know why charging $12 / year converts higher than $9.99?

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The bigger aha was using the information from the social graph to drive marketing. Yesterday’s show floored me. Here’s the link.

Google Cleaning Out Their Closets

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Another service, iGoogle launched in 2005 will be switched off on 1 st November 2013. Another service facing the axe is Google Talk Chatback.

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Interview with Robert Flynn, Aggregage

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However, one area has mostly been ignored, which is vertically focus, business-to-business information. Los Angeles-based Aggregage (www.aggregage.com) is looking to help aggregate the content across multiple blog publishing sites, and curate that information into specific, B2B niche vertical web sites. What is Aggregage? at that time.

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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

Is WebEx “Dead Man Walking?”

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With Huddle, you can manage people, projects and information inside and outside your company, securely.&#. Really? So Skype was ubiquitous.

Can Blip.TV Change The Indie Production Market On The Web?

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Blip.tv has provided a platform since 2005 for indie producers, distributors and advertisers to provide viewers with this kind of content.

Interview with Taher Scherzay, FavRav

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That way, you can start filtering back that information, and you're not just getting a random recommendation, you're getting that from people who are truly your friend or who you've chosen to follow. 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.

How I got a Countrywide Loan Modification from BofA

Eric Greenspan

When I bought house, this was a non-issue as the value had increased a tremendous percentage from when I bought back it in 2005. It was 2008.

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.

How I got a Countrywide Loan Modification from BofA

Eric Greenspan

When I bought house, this was a non-issue as the value had increased a tremendous percentage from when I bought back it in 2005. So I waited. I’d call from time to time but I had more informative and productive conversations with my hedges than anyone at Countrywide or hokey loan mod company. It was 2008. bought the house for $1.9

How I got a Countrywide Loan Modification from BofA

Eric Greenspan

When I bought house, this was a non-issue as the value had increased a tremendous percentage from when I bought back it in 2005. So I waited. I’d call from time to time but I had more informative and productive conversations with my hedges than anyone at Countrywide or hokey loan mod company. It was 2008. bought the house for $1.9

Maximize Your Exit By Not Selling Your Company

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In 1987, a representative of Michael Jackson approached the modest Sycamore Valley ranch house and knocked on the door. My House Is Not For Sale.

Flipagram: Using Photos And Music's To Create A Viral Machine, with Farhad Mohit

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Farhad Mohit: As you know, Bizrate spawned Shopzilla, which took us from 2000 to 2005. jumped off, and at that point, I thought I'd retired.

SoCal Venture Totals Slip, But IT Shines

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billion in 554 deals, invested -- the lowest quarter since 2005. Among the few bright spots for Southern California as a whole was the Information Technology industry, which was up both quarter-to-quarter and year-to-year at $222.4M, up from $184.4M for the same quarter last year, and up from $179.68M in Q3. invested. billion in deals.

How Kixer Is Connecting Mobile Web Users To Apps

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What we saw back in 2005, was that everyone was making a ton of money on desktop ads, because that''s where the users were. What is Kixer?

Interview with Jonno Wells, Surfline

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Surfline.com is for the general surfing community, Buoyweather is for the international marine environment, and we also have a new site called Beachlive.com, which is targeted at the general beachgoer, with information about weather conditions at beaches around the world. Is that information free, or how are you handling that? Thanks!

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How A Pivot Turned Vantage Media Into A $100M Plus Business

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When consumers expressed interest in a product, companies would buy their contact information to make outbound phone calls. more) READ MORE>>.

How to Negotiate in a Business Acquisition

Tech Zulu Event

There are many factors to consider when your company is ready to embark upon an acquisition. Setting the Price. Have A Dedicated Team. Be Diplomatic.

Interview with Kevin O'Connor, FindTheBest.com

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billion in 2005, and finally sold again to Google in 2007 for $3.1 billion. What's FindTheBest all about? How'd you decide to start FindTheBest?

This Week in VC with Mo Koyfman of Spark Capital

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RockYou (US) was founded in Redwood City in November 2005 by Lance Tokuda and Jia Shen. Our guest was Mo Koyfman of Spark Capital.  Trazzler.

Public and Open Debate is the Highest Form of Democracy (and Blogging)

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And there is relationship between debating and blogging. Let me explain. But I can also measure it in retweets, facebook shares and comments.

Social Networking and Business Value

SoCal CTO

In 2005, Majid coauthored "Data Strategy" a book designed to help streamline information management within organizations. Individuals use social networking sites such as LinkedIn and Plaxo as career-advancing tools, even more useful in a down economy. What are the risks and rewards? Can social networking be a money-maker for companies?