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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Move Fast. Be Agile. Stay Focused.

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 5.0 – I’m just going to chill out for a bit… (OK, for a month…)

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 3.0: Internet advertising is good. No, it’s bad. Oh wait… it IS good!

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Map of VC Investments

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Friday, March 9, 2007 Map of VC Investments Found this Map of 2006 VC Investments post.

LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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Previously known as GRP Partners, Upfront Ventures has focused on early stage investments since 1996. Fun Fact: Los Angeles heavy hitters J.J.

TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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The panel is comprised of Southern California’s Top VC’s, Angels, and Startup Accelerator founders. 28 from 7pm-10pm in Santa Monica. in 2004.

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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Brad Feld visited Los Angeles this past week. But “Beach” emphasizes the worst perception that people have about Los Angeles.

First Ever Startup Weekend Orange County Live!

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He joined Miramar in 2006. Maneesh’s prior investing experience includes an associate position at El Dorado Ventures. Patents.

Understanding Changes in the Software & Venture Capital Industries

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will argue that LPs who invest in VC funds will also need to adjust a bit as well. Rewind. Open-Source Software & Horizontal Computing.

Ten Tech Entrepreneurs Who Are Putting LA on the Map

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Well, they’re all wrong, and Los Angeles is about to prove it. Guess how many people think $39.95 is a good monthly investment?

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TCA's OC Arm Pumps Seed Program

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The Orange County Chapter of the Tech Coast Angels is promoting a program to help jumpstart small companies, O.C. Tech Coast Angels, the new program will provide seed funding, strategic planning, and execution of day-to-day functions of startups. Tags: tech coast angels angel investors seedtrack According to the O.C.

GOOD Gets Funding Round

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Los Angeles-based GOOD , a media firm which operates Reason Pictures, GOOD Magazine, and GOOD Digital, announced this week that it has raised a Series A funding round. Investors included angels and Nicholas Negroponte and Ben Goldhirsch, the firm's CEO and co-founder. Amount of the funding was not disclosed.

Lindzon Gets Exit At Lifelock

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Prolific San Diego angel investor Howard Lindzon , who runs StockTwits , has scored a big exit at one of his portfolio companies, LifeLock , after the firm had its IPO this morning. Lindzon said it was an early angel investor in the company, and made his investment in 2006 at "well under a $10M valuation". READ MORE>>.

Catch #Mindshare50 Talks Live on TechZulu

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He co-founded Mindshare LA in 2006. Artists & InventorEric is an artist and inventor in Los Angeles, CA. 10:15am: MIND. 12pm: BODY.

OpenGate Capital Acquires Power Partners

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor OpenGate Capital announced this morning that it has acquired Power Partners , a US-based manufacturer of power transformers. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. Power Partners was previously owned by manufacturing company PPI. READ MORE>>.

Southern California Leads In Green Businesses, Says Report

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According to the report , both Los Angeles and the Bay Are were identified as green manufacturing job leaders, with nearly 10,000 jobs in the sector in each region. The Next 10 report found that California accounted for 24 percent of total global investment in clean technology, with a total of $11.6

Mojix Names CTO

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Los Angeles-based Mojix , a developer of RFID technology, said today that it has promoted Dr. Christopher R. Jones also served at Broadcom.

Vangard Voice Systems Raises $2M

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The round is the second to come from Berkshire, which invested $3M in an earlier funding in 2006, along with angel support. Irvine-based Vangard Voice Systems said Wednesday that the firm has raised $2M in a Series B funding round, form Berkshire Ventures, LLC. READ MORE

Ranker Gets $750K

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Los Angeles-based Ranker , an online web site which allows users to create their own lists, and share them with friends, said Thursday evening that the firm has raised $750,000 in a seed investment round, part of a planned $1M funding effort. The new funding brings the company's total raised to $1.75M. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Robert Flynn, Aggregage

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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. Entertainment is confusing--we didn't make investments in pure content plays. What is Aggregage? Robert Flynn: Yes. at that time.

Evolve Media Sells SheKnows.com

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Los Angeles-based Evolve Media Corp. Evolve Media said that it originally acquired SheKnows.com in 2006, when it was a five person company with 600,000 unique visitors per month. Evolve Media said the proceeds for the sale will go into acquiring new websites, and investment in technology. READ MORE>>.

Interview: Venture Capitalists On Pitching

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We brought together Peter Cowen of Groundwork Equity , Mark Suster of GRP Partners , Rick Smith of Crosscut Ventures , and Richard Yen of Saban Ventures -- all of who will be on the judging panel for the Tech Coast Angel's Fast Pitch on February 24th, to give us a their hints and tips about pitching to venture capitalists. billion exit.

StartupDemo Is Shaping Up Nicely

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Founded in 2006, Demand Media is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA with offices in Bellevue, WA, Austin, TX, New York, NY and London, UK. Tech Coast Angels is ever-mindful that some of the world’s greatest companies began with angel investments and we take our commitment to that tradition seriously. Want to Sponsor?

This Week in VC with Dana Settle of Greycroft Partners

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Their first fund was a $75 million fund raised in 2006 and they very recently announced a brand new $130 million fund.  Time will tell. Huddle. 

Top 30 Startup Posts for July 2010

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The “official” date is June 9 th , 2006 — for those that are curious about such things). 0160; If I need $250,000 to get to 100 customers, or $1 million to get to X, and I can raise both amounts from either Angels or VCs, where do we turn? Yesterday he outlined his investment thesis on his blog. Not that I blame you! Ganglia.

This Week in VC with Farb Nivi, Founder of Grockit

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Raised angel money from Rob Lord, Reid Hoffman, Benchmark Capital and others.  Founded in 2009 in Los Angeles by Michelle Crames.

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This Week in VC Episode 6 with @Jason Calacanis: Best One Yet

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Founded in 2006 by Aaron Finn. We just had our sixth episode of #TWiVC and I felt this one was the best. short answer: very, very rarely.

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Interview with Matthew Graczyk, Zubican

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It was the third week of December 2006, and I was involved with a biodiesel company. What's the idea behind Zubican? companies on the Internet.

TechZulu Live from StartupDemo

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It is an opportunity to get frank feedback from VCs, angels, peers and the technolust. Adrenaline Fueled Angel. 22 @ 5:30pm PT. 22, 2010.

StartupDemo Was a Huge Success!

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We would like give a huge thank you to Social Media Week and the supportive startup community here in Los Angeles. VC/Angel Panel.

Twiistup 007: Final Showoff's Additional Speakers and TZ Discount

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Quilici is also a member of the board of directors of NeoEdge Networks and a member of Tech Coast Angels. Richard Rosenblatt. Eric Ries.

Interview with Raph Koster, Metaplace

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We spoke with Raph Koster, the firm's CEO and founder, about the site and the new investment round. We left Sony in 2006 in order to do Metaplace--I'd dreamed about doing it for about ten years, and actually put together our first prototype in the spare bedroom, with my wife helping me out. Metaplace was formerly known as Areae.

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Pacific Coast Business Times - Hall of Fame Announced

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Copyright (C) 2007 Alain Georgette / Copyright (C) 2006 Frantisek Hliva. Same as the old economy. But the Martin V. and Martha K. Good luck.

Interview with Vince Bianco, Newsforce

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Vince Bianco: The company has been around since 2006, and we started by launching an SEO tool for press releases for professionals. alone.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 3. Virtual Location, Location, Location

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Interview with Dr. Ramin Sadr, Mojix

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Mojix is venture backed by Oak Investment Partners, Red Rock Ventures, and Innocal. We spoke with Dr. Sadr about the firm. Thanks! READ MORE

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 6.0 - the Rubicon Project: Internet Advertising

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

The Startup Guide To SXSW Panel Picking

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first attended SxSW in 2006, and was blown away. Entrepreneurism / Monetization investment, latin america, startups.  . But what. John T.