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

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That''s true of many Southern California ad-tech companies. That''s why the IPO markets coming back is so critical. Thanks!

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LSI Cuts Jobs In Southern California

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LSI Corporation , a developer of data storage products, has cut a product line it had been developing in Southern California, resulting in the layoffs of employees in Irvine and Westlake Village, as well as Israel and Silicon Valley. Sources close to LSI confirmed the layoffs.

Study: $48 Billion In Value Created Over 15 Years In SoCal IT VC-Backed Firms

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A new study of the financial outcomes for Southern California venture-backed companies in the IT sector finds that approximately $48 billion in value has been created by those companies over the period 1995-2009. Tags: results investment exit california southern acquisition merger capital venture

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.

Fulgent Genetics Files For IPO

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Hsieh gave $35M to the University of Southern California in 2006, which renamed its Electrical Engineering Department as the USC Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering. The IPO is being underwritten by Credit Suisse, Piper Jaffray, Raymond James, and BTIG. READ MORE>>. fulgent genetics merger acquisition

One Weird Trick to Build a Personal Brand

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know it will be hard for you to believe in 2015 but in 2006 Palo Alto (where I lived) was kind of dead. Here’s how he did it. Jason M.

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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.

Interview with John Mudge, iBN Sports

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We started with a small, high school, Rancho Santa Margarita Catholic High School, and broadcast their football games, the whole season, in 2006.

Mr. Chow for 6 Please

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Back in 2006, my company was awarded Services Company of the Year by the Technology Council of Southern California.

ZipCar Ramps In LA

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ZipCar said that it now has over 125 vehicles throughout the city, including those in Hollywood and vehicles on the campuses of Loyola Marymount University, Occidental College, the University of Southern California (USC), the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California, Irvine (UCI) and Pomona College.

LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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That’s so yesterday. Silicon Valley? Today’s startup innovators come from about six hours south of Silicon Valley. Social Enterprise: Hub LA.

First Ever Startup Weekend Orange County Live!

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He joined Miramar in 2006. Tonights Startup Weekend presentations are being judged by the following: Maneesh Goyal. Patents. Amir Banifatemi.

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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And do so in real life, too. So, yeah, I would like LA to be LA. So no prizes for guessing what IA Ventures stands for. Caltech.

Demand Media Alum Gets $100M For Domain Registrar

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Stahura, who is still on Demand Media's board of directors, founded domain registrar eNom in 1997, which became central to Demand Media's online media efforts in 2006, when Demand Media acquired his firm. Donuts Inc. He continued to serve at Demand Media until 2009. Donuts Inc. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Wade Eyerly, SurfAir

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Since 2006, I have been spending the last six years working on different models on how to make this work. What's the idea behind SurfAir?

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Twelve years ago, Laura, a hairstylist from California, was diagnosed with Stage IV cervical cancer. Our Best Interviews Via Email: Monthly.

Life Technologies Buys Navigenics

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Navigenics provided personalized genomics and DNA testing services, and was co-founded by Dr. David Agus, professor of Medicine and Engineering at the University of Southern California. Navigenics was founded in 2006. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

Goodbye dMarc: Google Sells Radio Automation Assets

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The sale ends Google's ill-fated foray into radio ads, which it began in January of 2006 with the acquisition of Newport Beach-based dMarc Broadcasting. The acquisition had bolstered Google's presence in Southern California, and resulted in an office in Irvine, where Google continues to employ engineers today.

Four Sites To Add Adventure To Your Summer Travel Plans

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Demand acquired Trails as a part of its buy of Hillclimb Media back in 2006. Planning out the rest of your summer travel plans? Trails.com.

Inside The Industry With Kellee Santiago Of thatgamecompany

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During LA Tech Week we caught up with Kellee Santiago Co-Founder of thatgamecompany creators of Flower, FlOw, and now Cloud.

Launch to the Moon 2010, MIW style!

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Yesterday, Make It Work got together at our partner South Bay Mini’s offices to discuss our achievements, our challenges and our future.

Vitesse Finalizes Settlement With SEC

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The settlement puts to bed a long running drama for Vitesse, which first saw SEC scrutiny in April in of 2006, as the SEC started an aggressive campaign looking at stock options backdating at dozens of technology companies both in Silicon Valley, Southern California, and beyond. Tomasetta, Eugene F. READ MORE>>.

Once Upon a Time in Jorts

Eric Greenspan

There were 50+ Minis parked in a row , that was cool! It was an amazing day. The team was energized. Eric and Jeremy, co-founders, circa 1997.

How Nils Forsblom Is Reinventing Himself In Mobile With TenFarms

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Everyone from our team is from Finland, one is from Portugal, and we come and go between California and Finland. What happened there? Thanks!

Attorney and Startup Business Advisor – Aaron Shechet

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then went to Pepperdine University School of Law and graduated in 2006 with a Certificate from the Geoffrey H. What are you working on now?

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. 

Interview with Albert Ko, DealPerk.com

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Albert Ko: At DealPerk, we cater toward Orange County, here in Southern California. What is the site all about? What's next for you?

Off To SXSW, Our Schedule, And A Special Thanks

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The time has come for us to say goodbye SoCal (temporarily of course) and HELLO Austin!  We have a jammed packed schedule while we are out there and you will be able to follow along with this special SXSW calender below. huge thanks goes out to the Social Media ClubHouse (SMCH3) for helping put this all together. and AudioMicro.  .

Interview with Marc Averitt and Sharon Stevenson, Okapi Ventures

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So you weren't actually looking for the firm to be acquired at the time? So what's going on with the fund nowadays? We actually went and calculated our returns, and lo and behold, according to Cambridge and Associates, we're in the top decile for the 2006 vintage of venture funds. Nice chatting with you today! Interesting.

StartupDemo Was a Huge Success!

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The Wokcano Restaurant Group is a contemporary Asian Restaurant and Lounge venue with six locations currently operating throughout Southern California.

TechZulu Live from StartupDemo

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The Wokcano Restaurant Group is a contemporary Asian Restaurant and Lounge venue with six locations currently operating throughout Southern California.

Interview with Curtis Staker and William Goldbach, Confident Technologies

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But, even so, those passwords tend to have lots of similarities--they're easy passwords. But, it was important that was in Southern California.