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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. and Ph.D.

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F2F Still Matters

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Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking? As an aside, I personally question that view. Weve done one so far, and its great.

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Realistic Entrprenuers Guide to Venture Capital

SoCal CTO

His work in social media, e-Learning and Performance Support has won awards and has led him into engagements at many Fortune 500 companies including Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Canada, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, Fidelity Investments, Symbol Technologies and SHL Systemhouse.

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8 Ways the Internet has Changed Software Marketing

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, March 13, 2007 8 Ways the Internet has Changed Software Marketing Great post - 8 Ways The Internet Changed Software Marketing - is an interesting take on how different it is these days to market software. Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking? Good stuff. Thanks!

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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.

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Innovation and Geography

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Innovation and Geography I ran across a post in Read/Write Web - Does Location Matter in Web Innovation? Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking? that talked about a recent NY Times article When It Comes to Innovation, Geography Is Destiny.

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Open Source Business Model

SoCal CTO

His work in social media, e-Learning and Performance Support has won awards and has led him into engagements at many Fortune 500 companies including Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Canada, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, Fidelity Investments, Symbol Technologies and SHL Systemhouse.

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Entreprenuer Network

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Thursday, March 1, 2007 Entreprenuer Network Great post by Ben Kuo - The Importance of the “Network&# to Entrepreneurs - the informal connections between people in the technology industry here who have a vested interest in helping entrepreneurs take their companies to the next level. and Ph.D.

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Google Maps Mobile

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Wednesday, February 28, 2007 Google Maps Mobile I recently downloaded Google Maps Mobile for my Treo. Social Media for Service Professionals LearnTrends Speakers and Topics Accounced Tags not Folders - LinkedIn Saved Profiles Product Management for Startups in Los Angeles – S. and Ph.D.

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Stanford Podcasts - eHarmony - Greg Waldorf

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, February 27, 2007 Stanford Podcasts - eHarmony - Greg Waldorf I was just pointed to a set of great podcasts done by Stanford B-School and particularly, I just listed to the podcast by eHarmonys Greg Waldorf. Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking? and Ph.D.

Challenge of Predicting Winners

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Sunday, February 25, 2007 Challenge of Predicting Winners I just read a bit on the payout to YouTube from the Google Acquisition ( Internet News , CNN ). Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking? The poor guy. What a bad $200M decision. Why did YouTube win? and Ph.D.

Interesting Model for University President

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Sunday, February 25, 2007 Interesting Model for University President Saw a post by Paul Kedrosky pointing us to Graeme Thickins on How Stanford Does It. Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking? In my experience, this has been really hard to do successfully. and Ph.D.

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Events and Networking in Los Angeles

SoCal CTO

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. Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking? and Ph.D.

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About this Blog

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 About this Blog Ive been thinking about doing a blog with my thoughts on technology and whats happening in the Los Angeles area technology scene for a while, but it was Ben Kuos recent start of a blog that inspired me to actually go ahead and do it. Thanks Ben. and Ph.D.

A Different Kind of Incubator - The Hive

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 A Different Kind of Incubator - The Hive I recently met with The Hive a new incubator in Orange County. Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking? This is something Ive always wondered about. What can they do for funding, where can they go for help?

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Where LinkedIn Works for Me

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 Where LinkedIn Works for Me Ive been a long time user of LinkedIn , but only recently have started getting the benefits I always expected. Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking? He has twenty years’ experience as a CTO. and Ph.D.

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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? Matching Algorithm ► October (15) eLearn 2009 Presentation – Twitter Along Los Angeles Technology Connector – Kurt Daradics Online Business Networking Los Angeles Social Media to Build Reputation and Reach Prospec.

Why Marketers Must be Better

Cliff Allen on Marketing

The reason they dont want to talk about how to measure marketing ROI is that its very hard to do. My objective here is two-fold.

A new beginning again

Cliff Allen on Marketing

Strategic Marketing for Growing Companies A new beginning again By Cliff Allen on April 6, 2007 9:51 PM | No Comments | No TrackBacks After using a traditional content management system for years to create articles on Allen.com I decided it was time to start a blog. let the conversations begin.

The first 6 steps to homegrowing basic startup analytics | Futuristic Play by @Andrew_Chen

SoCal Delicious

September 18th, 2008 at 8:00 am. Virtual Goods Summit 2008 + last week’s Twitter links » Add New Comment. August 2008 (19).

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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.

TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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Peter Csathy - CEO  Manatt Digital Media Ventures. He continues to sit on the board of Sorenson Media. 28 from 7pm-10pm in Santa Monica.

Interview with Ian Swanson, Sometrics

socalTECH

As companies figure out a way to monetize social media, one of the areas which has been lacking is a way to measure the impact and effectiveness of social media advertising. My partners and I were all involved in the social media space in one fashion or another. Where are things in terms of social media and advertisers?

INNOVATION - A Scientist's Perspective

AeA Los Angeles Council

Second, Congress has passed the related America COMPETES Act of 2007, where COMPETES is (believe it or not) an acronym for Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science. Sylvester Reyes (D-TX), which is the STEM Promotion Act of 2007. government. Maybe. You can affect this process.

WebbyConnect Summit

SoCal Tech Calendar

Friday, October 24, 2008 -- WebbyConnect Summit. The inaugural WebbyConnect, held in October 2007, brought together over 250 Webby academy members and leaders in interactive media, entertainment, advertising, design and politics to explore the future of the Internet and emerging media. See [link] (more

WebbyConnect Summit

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, October 23, 2008 -- WebbyConnect Summit. The inaugural WebbyConnect, held in October 2007, brought together over 250 Webby academy members and leaders in interactive media, entertainment, advertising, design and politics to explore the future of the Internet and emerging media. See [link] (more

WebbyConnect Summit

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 -- WebbyConnect Summit. The inaugural WebbyConnect, held in October 2007, brought together over 250 Webby academy members and leaders in interactive media, entertainment, advertising, design and politics to explore the future of the Internet and emerging media. See [link] (more

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.”

Mail.com Raises $35M

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Mail.com Media Corporation disclosed details on the firm's venture capital funding, saying today that it has raised $35M in a round of funding led by Quadrangle Capital Partners. Quandrangle said that Mail.com was re-launched by founder and current CEO Jay Penske in May of 2007. READ MORE

Shifting Ad Dollars to Online

Cliff Allen on Marketing

US Consumers are now estimated to be spending over 20% of their time online, while online ad spend ($20 billion in 2007) is only 7% of the overall ad budgets. Print and TV are the two media which will feel the impact and pain of this shift. Rajesh Jain has a comprehensive review of the recent ad:tech conference.

Shifting Ad Dollars to Online

Cliff Allen on Marketing

US Consumers are now estimated to be spending over 20% of their time online, while online ad spend ($20 billion in 2007) is only 7% of the overall ad budgets. Print and TV are the two media which will feel the impact and pain of this shift. Rajesh Jain has a comprehensive review of the recent ad:tech conference.

Interview with Sometrics, Ian Swanson

socalTECH

As companies figure out a way to monetize social media, one of the areas which has been lacking is a way to measure the impact and effectiveness of social media advertising. My partners and I were all involved in the social media space in one fashion or another. Where are things in terms of social media and advertisers?

Demand Media: $56.3M for Pluck, $5.0M For The Daily Plate

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The price of two of Demand Media's acquisitions, Pluck , and The Daily Plate , have both been made public with the firm's IPO filing Friday evening. According to the S-1, Demand paid $56.3M for Pluck, a developer of social media tools, and paid $5.0M for The Daily Plate, a online diet and calorie tracking website. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Jimmy Hendricks, Deal Current

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We also have a partnership with Trion Media, which is one of the largest content providers to the radio industry. What is Deal Current? Thanks!

Interview with Paige Craig, Betterworks

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Paige Craig: In 2007, I stepped back from a company called the Lincoln Group. Tell us the story behind Betterworks and what you're trying to do?

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

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2008 App ecosystem on iOS = $0. create videos. I use analytics. I use social media. I IM and DM and SMS. But VC is like congress. Dying.

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

SoCal Delicious

We believe there are awesome entrepreneurs everywhere, not just in the places constantly covered by the media.  We want to help them, and will.

Why Google Fiber? Moat-widening Endeavor & Future of Computing.

Tech Zulu Event

So they skipped over those steps of the value chain, and purchased Android in 2005 (launched in 2008) to backwards integrate to the OS layer.

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

Tech Zulu Event

BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2011 comes to Los Angeles and its finally here. Also, if you happen not to be able to attend BlogWorld and New Media Expo this year TechZulu has you covered. With Lisa as CEO, the company has grown from an idea for a grassroots conference into a diversified media company. Justine Ezarik (a.k.a.

This 28 Year Old Woman Co-Founded One Of The Most Successful YouTube Networks

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In 2007, Sarah joined Current TV. In the first year (at The Cloud Media), just me alone, I did over a million dollars in brand deals.

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