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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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As an aside, I personally question that view. The challenge will be getting people used to this - hence the 25 years. Kathys on the money on this one.

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Realistic Entrprenuers Guide to Venture Capital

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Mobile Internet Apple Facebook ► 2009 (32) ► December (3) Startup Software Developers Startup Software Development – Do Your Homework Be. He has twenty years’ experience as a CTO. Dr. Karrer taught Computer Science for eleven years. He has been the CTO for several start-ups, most notably eHarmony. and Ph.D.

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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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8 Ways the Internet has Changed Software Marketing

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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. Good stuff. Posted byTony Karrer at 6:58 AM 1 comments: Jon Miller said. Thanks!

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Open Source Business Model

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Mobile Internet Apple Facebook ► 2009 (32) ► December (3) Startup Software Developers Startup Software Development – Do Your Homework Be. However, Elgg could power 100,000 networks and it would make no difference - there is no revenue stream as we give everything away under a GPL license. understand his frustration.

Entreprenuer Network

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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

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Wednesday, February 28, 2007 Google Maps Mobile I recently downloaded Google Maps Mobile for my Treo. Mobile Internet Apple Facebook ► 2009 (32) ► December (3) Startup Software Developers Startup Software Development – Do Your Homework Be. Its works great. It includes traffic!

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Stanford Podcasts - eHarmony - Greg Waldorf

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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. Still it was gratifying to hear the numbers. and Ph.D. in Computer Science.

Challenge of Predicting Winners

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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 ). The poor guy. What a bad $200M decision. Why did YouTube win? Why did MySpace win? Certainly MySpaces tie-in with music was a genius move. and Ph.D.

Interesting Model for University President

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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. Its interesting to think about how universities might want to have their staff better aligned with moving ideas from the lab to start-ups. and Ph.D.

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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.

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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? Mobile Internet Apple Facebook ► 2009 (32) ► December (3) Startup Software Developers Startup Software Development – Do Your Homework Be.

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About this Blog

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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

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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. Mobile Internet Apple Facebook ► 2009 (32) ► December (3) Startup Software Developers Startup Software Development – Do Your Homework Be.

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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. Im sure that many of you have read Guys article Ten Ways to Use LinkedIn. He has twenty years’ experience as a CTO. and Ph.D.

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Finding Good Developers in Los Angeles?

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 Finding Good Developers in Los Angeles? Mobile Internet Apple Facebook ► 2009 (32) ► December (3) Startup Software Developers Startup Software Development – Do Your Homework Be. He has twenty years’ experience as a CTO. and Ph.D.

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.

Should Founders Be Allowed to Take Money off the Table?

Both Sides of the Table

Many term sheets ensued.  By then I was still on the board of my first company but it hadn’t yet sold (it ended up selling in 2007 to a publicly traded French company).  So by this point I hadn’t had an exit.  I had some diversity – 2 companies – but nearly the diversity of a VC. Only then are you truly aligned.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Stay Positive

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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?

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Go Fast, but Don’t Hurry

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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?

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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.

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

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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?

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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?

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

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

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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?

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 5. Outsourcing

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

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 4. Build a SWAT team

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

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 2. Under Process, Over Deliver

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

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Got 2020 Clear Vision?

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April 2007 I had a miracle surgery and they implanted a digital hearing device into my brain (i know right!) Early 2009 I stopped drinking alcohol and putting damaging substances into my body and this has been given me remarking clarity and performance benefits. Bottom line, they love what they do. Jack Johnson. Elliot Smith. No catch.

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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.

Geni Connects With Facebook

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According to Geni's Facebook page, the firm has been working on connecting the two services since November of 2007. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Mark Suster, GRP Partners

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So we think we're the right size for the market in 2009. An A-round investment in the late 90's, or even in 2005/2006, or 2007, was a $5-8M check. This morning's interview is with Mark Suster , a venture capitalist at GRP Partners (www.grpvc.com). Mark Suster: Let's start at the 50,000 foot level, then I'll segue into that question.

First Quarter IPOs Beat All Of 2009

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IPOs in the first three months of the year handily beat all of 2009, as eight U.S., According to Dow Jones, those eight IPOs matched the same number of IPOs throughout all of 2009, and made it the most active quarter for venture-backed company IPOs since Q4 of 2007. billion.

What is the Definition of a Seed Round or an A Round?

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This is something I think entrepreneurs don’t totally understand and it’s worthwhile they do. Nobody cares. million. Why the latter?

Amazon Takes On Local Service Referrals In LA

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Local handyman referral services have been a perennial favorite for startups in Los Angeles, with services as Done Right (acquired by Tree.com in 2009), and Insider Pages (acquired by Citysearch in 2007, now part of Citygrid). READ MORE>>. amazon local service referral citygrid serviz handybook pathjoy

Interview with Babette Pepaj, BakeSpace

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We have since raised a friends and family round in 2007, pretty modest--enough to get to our first milestone. What is BakeSpace? Hello world?".