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Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Thursday, March 22, 2007 Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups Ive been participating in a Yahoo Group that are users of LinkedIn and who are Bloggers: [link] Its an interesting group of folks from diverse backgrounds. See Five Things Meme as an example.

Events and Networking in Los Angeles

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Friday, February 23, 2007 Events and Networking in Los Angeles One of the issues I discussed in Innovation and Geography was that the geography and traffic in Los Angeles generally makes it more difficult for networking. First - let me say what I consider to be a good audience - interesting people.

Finding Good Developers in Los Angeles?

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 Finding Good Developers in Los Angeles? Im part of a CTO group that meets once a month to discuss various topics. About 18 months ago, the entire group began to mention that they were having more difficulty finding good developers. and Ph.D. in Computer Science.

Why Marketers Must be Better

Cliff Allen on Marketing

Yet, the purchase wouldnt have been made without all the marketing activities that occurred over the prior weeks or months.

Cash Flow is Profit

Cliff Allen on Marketing

Strategic Marketing for Growing Companies Cash Flow is Profit By Cliff Allen on April 12, 2007 9:48 AM | No Comments | No TrackBacks My previous post on cash flow from marketing activities didnt explain which flows of cash it referred to. Some people who talk about increasing marketing ROI are referring to increasing sales revenue.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: The DNA of an A++ Team

Frank Addante

Active Communicators Communication is contagious. ► October (1) New Video! the Rubicon Project's Secret to Succes. Part II: Solving a.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: FounderBlog’s 1 Year Anniversary! A BIG THANK YOU to 3,500 entrepreneurs in 50+ countries

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► October (1) New Video! the Rubicon Project's Secret to Succes. Find a Simple Way to Tell a Complex Story (and ano. Where's Jack Bauer?

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Setting up Shop - Picking an Office Space

Frank Addante

We decided against cubes, as we wanted to create a very open environment for active communication. ► October (1) New Video! Zondigo, Inc.

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

Frank Addante

► October (1) New Video! the Rubicon Project's Secret to Succes. Find a Simple Way to Tell a Complex Story (and ano. Where's Jack Bauer?

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 4. Build a SWAT team

Frank Addante

► October (1) New Video! the Rubicon Project's Secret to Succes. Find a Simple Way to Tell a Complex Story (and ano. Where's Jack Bauer?

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: GoogleClick - Who owns your cash register?

Frank Addante

► October (1) New Video! the Rubicon Project's Secret to Succes. Find a Simple Way to Tell a Complex Story (and ano. Where's Jack Bauer?

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 5. Outsourcing

Frank Addante

► October (1) New Video! the Rubicon Project's Secret to Succes. Find a Simple Way to Tell a Complex Story (and ano. Where's Jack Bauer?

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

Frank Addante

► October (1) New Video! the Rubicon Project's Secret to Succes. Find a Simple Way to Tell a Complex Story (and ano. Where's Jack Bauer?

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 2. Under Process, Over Deliver

Frank Addante

► October (1) New Video! the Rubicon Project's Secret to Succes. Find a Simple Way to Tell a Complex Story (and ano. Where's Jack Bauer?

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: So, you need to develop a product?

Frank Addante

► October (1) New Video! the Rubicon Project's Secret to Succes. Find a Simple Way to Tell a Complex Story (and ano. Where's Jack Bauer?

Study: Angel Investments Drop In 2008

socalTECH

The Angel Capital Association reported this week that investing activity by angel investments groups dropped by nine percent between 2008 and 2007, and 40 percent of angel groups expect overall investment to decrease again this year. Individual group totals were not broken out.

How I Got the Monkey Off My Back – Today Was a Good Day

Both Sides of the Table

I become a venture capitalist in September 2007 – exactly 6.5 years ago. years ago. Lemons ripen early, great companies take time.”

What Most People Don’t Understand About How Startup Companies are Valued

Both Sides of the Table

But I promise you nobody I know is actively enjoying the correction in the way that some entrepreneurs seem to think VCs are. Mostly, no.

TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

Tech Zulu Event

Pierce’s entrepreneurial activities are focused in the areas of digital currencies such as Bitcoin, games, gambling, ad tech and payments.

Venture Totals Drop In Southern California For Quarter

socalTECH

invested in Q3 of 2007, and down slightly from venture numbers in Q2, when there was approximately $966M in venture deals. PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association, and VentureOne will release their quarterly nationwide results of venture activity later this month

Are we creating a vibrant future for California?

AeA Los Angeles Council

They are creating a vibrant future for California.” (excerpt from a Teri Takai speech, 2008) California -- if it broke off from the United States and became its own country, would be the "sixth-largest economy" in the world, according to an oft-repeated phrase. Taki was appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on December 6, 2007.

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Interview with Jimmy Hendricks, Deal Current

socalTECH

But, with the economy turning south in 2008, lots of those customers went out of business. What is Deal Current? So we completely refocused.

As Populist as it May Feel, 98% of VCs Aren’t Dumb

Both Sides of the Table

According to FLAG Capital there are 100 active VCs (as defined by making at least $1 million in VC per quarter for 4 consecutive quarters).

Stock Market Drops. Then It Rallies. What Happens Next for Funding?

Both Sides of the Table

When I first got into the industry it was 2007. By 2008 I had gotten more serious about championing companies through our investment process.

Interview with Wes Brodsky, SaveFans

socalTECH

ended up switching to selling on Stubhub in 2007, after eBay made it much more difficult to search for tickets. The company was formed in 2008.

Interview with Michael Witz, Mob Science

socalTECH

Michael Witz: We've been building smaller, lightweight games on the Facebook platform since early 2008. That's really our focus. Good luck!

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

SoCal Delicious

Loren Bendele  joined Savings.com in January 2007 as the CEO. He began developing the business model for scoreAscore.com in October of 2008.

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

Tech Zulu Event

Shani Higgins   joined Technorati in 2007 to lead strategy and day to day operations for the company¹s advertising sales, business development and the Technorati Media advertising network. Red Bull gives wings to people who want to be mentally and physically active and have a zest for life. Make sure to tune in for all the live action.

Venture Capital Fundraising Drops

socalTECH

Venture capital fundraising activity dropped significantly in Q4, according to a report released Monday by Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). The report, which tracks the fundraising activity of venture capital firms, found that there was $3.4 billion raised in Q4 of 2007.

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

Frank Addante

► October (1) New Video! the Rubicon Project's Secret to Succes. Find a Simple Way to Tell a Complex Story (and ano. Where's Jack Bauer?

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

Tech Zulu Event

Shani Higgins   joined Technorati in 2007 to lead strategy and day to day operations for the company¹s advertising sales, business development and the Technorati Media advertising network. Red Bull gives wings to people who want to be mentally and physically active and have a zest for life. Make sure to tune in for all the live action.

Interview with Zac Brandenberg, Meteor Games

socalTECH

Zac Brandenberg: The company was founded in late 2007 by Adam and Donna Powell. Zac, thanks for sitting down with us today. Thanks! READ MORE>>.

What I *Would Have* Said at TechCrunch Disrupt

Both Sides of the Table

What do you get when you combine 7 panelist plus one moderator on to a stage for 30 minutes to talk about a serious topic? Answer: Not much.

Interview with Mark Suster, GRP Partners

socalTECH

GRP has just recently closed on a new $200M fund, and Mark has been one of the more active venture capitalists in the Los Angeles area in recent months. An A-round investment in the late 90's, or even in 2005/2006, or 2007, was a $5-8M check. Mark Suster: Let's start at the 50,000 foot level, then I'll segue into that question. more).

Interview with Patrick Kennedy, Sidebar

socalTECH

We did a successful trial in 2008. We caught up with CEO Patrick Kennedy. What is Sidebar all about? So carriers are a major customer of yours?

Southern California Venture Totals Drop in Q4

socalTECH

PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) released their 2008 Q4 MoneyTree Report this evening, reporting that $28.3

US Economic Risks (Sept 2010): Impact on Investors & Entrepreneurs

Both Sides of the Table

Consumer debt relative to incomes has risen to an all time high reaching 138% of 2007 (obviously that’s not sustainable!) Sound familiar?

This Week in VC with Dana Settle of Greycroft Partners

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Founded in August 2008 in Palo Alto, CA, by Sam Christiansen and Keith Lee.  Founded in 2007.  Greycroft is an early-stage VC.  BuzzFeed. 

Interview with Dave Newmark, Bid4Spots On Google, Radio, and more

socalTECH

Dave Newmark: We doubled our business in 2008 over 2007, a 93 percent increase, and 2009 is up there as well. Broadcast isn't like that.

This Week in VC with Om Malik & Paul Jozefak

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Founded in November 2008 by Jack Moffitt and Patrick Mahoney; CEO is Gerry Campbell (ex-AOL, ex-Reuters/OpenCalais). Real-time search engine.

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