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Map of VC Investments


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.

F2F Still Matters


And in fact all our globally-connecting-social-networking tools are making face-to-face more, not less desirable. and Ph.D. in Computer Science.


Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups


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.

Networking to a Job - Practical Advice


One Page Networking Tool One of the best things I've seen done by a person doing a search was to provide folks he knew with a one pager that roughly contained: Background - two sentences Job Sought - two sentences Company Characteristics - geography, size, industry, etc. So the key question is: How can I leverage my network?

My HBS Presentation - Web 2.0 Implications on Learning


type tools (Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, RSS, RSS Readers) on corporate learning and someone like HBS. In the corporate space, these tools have quite an implication in that most training organizations get displaced for knowledge transfer as content gets created by end-users/learners instead of by the training organization.


From Attention to Action, its Conversions that Count

Cliff Allen on Marketing

However, there are additional steps in the purchase process where the conversion funnel tool can be used. The process of converting interested Web visitors into a paying customers is a path of several steps, and it's up to us to guide prospective customers along that path. These changes represent a "conversion" to a new purchase belief.

Interview with Jimmy Hendricks, Deal Current


There was also the opportunity to use our contest engine as a tool, because the challenge in daily deals is to build members and drive traffic.

Why You Should Put Yourself Out There and Try New Products

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In 2007 I started using Twitter and most of my friends & colleagues wondered why people would care what I ate for lunch. love it.

Coull Entrepreneurs Get More Customers


Skimlinks is an affiliate marketing tool that allows website publishers to readily monetize their online content. Skimlinks For The Video Age.

Websense Wins Credit Union Customer


San Diego-based Websense , the developer of web security tools, reports today that it has been selected by Addison Avenue Federal Credit Union, to safeguard data for the credit union's 38 branches. Websense said that Addison Avenue had actually been using the firm since 2007, but decided to roll out the solution further as part of a $4.75

When Should You Allow Exclusivity in Deals?

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Before weighing in on the subject I would point out one thing that should be obvious to many of you – the iPhone was originally launched in 2007 in an exclusive partnership with AT&T and this was vital to both Apple and AT&T and was a hard negotiation throughout 2005 and 2006. Excite, MSN and eventually Google. ” 3.

Opening The Cloud: Marten Mickos, CEO of Eucalyptus Systems


RightScale is the management tool of the cloud. Eucalyptus’ underlying technology was developed at UC Santa Barbara. They just grab the product.

Nimble Ties Into Outlook, Apps


Nimble--which develops web-based, social contact management software--said the Outlook connection comes via Phi-solutions, which connects Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010 contacts into rich social profiles on Nimble. Nimble said it now has integrated with nearly 40 software tools. READ MORE>>.

Why You Shouldn’t Launch Your Startup at a Major Tech Event

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SXSW is where Twitter broke out in 2007. It’s February now. What strategies to use, how to get attention, how to become “hot.”

Introducing Why, oh, why Snapchat?

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Not since the initial popularity of Twitter in 2007 has a product so befuddled people. Today I’ve made all of them available on

Snapchat 101 for VCs and Old Folks

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Click on the top right tool button and you’ll see your settings with your user name, birth date, email account, etc. So get over it.

Interview with Sean Broihier, Fine Art America


building Fine Art America in 2006 as a part time project, and launched the web site in 2007. grew it from 2007 through. customers?

Flipagram: Using Photos And Music To Create A Viral Machine, with Farhad Mohit


Shopzilla was then sold, and I worked for a couple of years at the acquirer, Scripps, until 2007. It was too head of its time. Cheerful Inc.

Want To Be A TechStar? Read Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson’s New Book: Venture Deals


concluded that it is an effective tool for leveling the playing field between sophisticated investors and emerging entrepreneurs.

Data is the Next Major Layer of the Cloud & A Major Victory for Startups

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Factual was created in 2007 by Gil Elbaz, the founder of Applied Semantics.  In case you don’t know Applied Semantics it’s Google AdSense.

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Interview with Paige Craig, Betterworks


spend about twelve months before starting BetterWorks thinking about the SMB space, and the lack of tools and software for companies.

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Why The Growth Of The Internet Is Driving EdgeCast's Revenues


We started the company in the fall of 2006, launched in 2007, and have been offering our services to all kinds of mission critical websites since then.

YouTube Introduces its Own App for iPhone and iPod touch | Google Adds Editing to the iOS Drive App

Tech Zulu Event

Now Available on the App Store. Built by YouTube for YouTube. Social Videos. Five Year Contract. billion From Ads. billion. No Bad Blood.

Interview: Clark Benson of Founder & CEO of - Dicusses Playing Nice With Google


Prior to Ranker, Clark founded four other successful companies, including eCrush, which he sold to the Hearst Corporation in 2007.

Chrome River: Building An Enterprise Software Leader In LA, with Dave Terry


We formed the company in 2007, came out with our first product in late 2008, and began selling in earnest in 2009. There are man other systems, such as Expensely, ExpenseWire, ExpenseWatch, Expenser, and on and on, but they've all been lower end tools. What does Chrome River's software do? Dave Terry: We've been very fortune. Thanks!

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Clinton Versus Trump: Who’s Stronger on Innovation?


Democrats: Clinton said back in 2007 that the U.S. The platform adds that “because technology has become an essential tool of learning, it must be a key element in our efforts to provide every child equal access and opportunity.”. In the spirit of informed debate, I’ve assembled a point-by-point comparison below. support Clinton.

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Loren Bendele  joined in January 2007 as the CEO. Our Best Interviews Via Email: Monthly. Weekly. Idea Mensch. About. Events. Tweet.

Interview with Rob Reed, MomentFeed


Rob Reed: I was doing social media strategy consulting from 2007 until 2009, what I would really characterize as Social Media 1.0. Thanks!

Race 4 My Place Brings $200,000 Mortgage Payoff To Social Gaming

Tech Zulu Event

Unlike many other online social games that ask you for your credit card to make a payment to earn in-game tools, coins, etc., 

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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. NewTek Inc.  is a world wide leader in portable live production, video editing, 3D animation and special effects tools. Justine Ezarik (a.k.a.

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The Yo-Yo Life of a Tech Entrepreneur – A Cautionary Tale

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TechCrunch ran my article yesterday as a guest post but I wanted to have a copy here for anybody who missed it and for future readers of this blog.

Cornerstone OnDemand Bolsters Board With Eloqua Vet


Payne had been CEO and a member of the baord of directors of Eloqua from January 2007 until it acquisition by Oracle in 2013; he als ohad served at Qualys, iDefense, eSecurity, eGrail and MicroStrategy Incorporated. Cornerstone OnDemand is a developer of software-as-a-service tools for enterprise, human resources and human capital management. Boosts Analytics


Santa Monica-based , which provides online directories for B2B purchasing, announced today that the firm has launched a new tool to help advertisers access pay-per-click metrics on the site. Donnelley back in 2007. is now owned by R.H. Donnelley; the firm was purchased by R.H. READ MORE>>.

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

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This likely means something like Google Analytics , although there is a very large universe of equivalent tools out there as well. Comments.

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Liquid Notes | Using AI to Add Intelligence Back Into Music

Tech Zulu Event

So does it become more of a creating or refining tool? Obvious statement of the year: Electronic music is everywhere. Enjoy! Exactly. Of course.

iRise Claims Big Revenue Gains


Privately held, software visualization tool firm iRise , which is based in El Segundo, is claiming this morning that it has seen its software revenues for Q1 triple over last year. The firm said the big revenue gains follow a fiscal Q4 where its revenues surpassed its total 2007 revenues. READ MORE>>.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Presenting Companies at UCLA

Tech Zulu Event

GumGum was founded in 2007 when a team of seasoned Internet entrepreneurs realized web site publishers were missing out on valuable revenue by not monetizing their image-based content. For those who still might be wondering what Spotlight: LA Tech is all about, It’s a screening room for new technology homegrown in our region. Join Us.

The Guy Who Took on Google (and now LinkedIn): Mike Yavonditte

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Mike told the potential evangelists that Hashable would love their support, and he asked them to tell Hashable what they didn’t like about the tool.

Intuit Expands Offerings


FinanceWorks, which provides users with tools for tracking cash flow and spending, credit card sites and other bank accounts, had previously only been available to credit unions and banks using Digital Insight's banking technology. Digital Insight became part of Intuit in 2007.

Businesses Must Manage the Twitter Conversation

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The volume of Tweets is enormous and growing at a rapid pace so tools are emerging to help brands manage this information.