AdEngage Acquired By Technorati
OCTOBER 15, 2008
El Segundo-based AdEngage, an online advertising network, has been acquired by blog and Internet search site Technorati, Technorati said today. According to Technorati, it has acquired AdEngage to launch a new self-service advertising network for blogs and social media sites. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE
StockTwits Acquires Mobile App SparkFin to Add Fintech Services
JANUARY 19, 2017
The common denominator in both companies is Howard Lindzon, the Wall Street trader and hedge fund manager who founded StockTwits in San Diego in 2008. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Lindzon led StockTwits as CEO until last year, and continues as chairman. Ian Rosen, a former MarketWatch general manager.
Plug and Play San Diego Finds Home in New Downtown Works Space
OCTOBER 30, 2016
Among other things, they get an opportunity to pitch to investors and industry representatives at Plug and Play’s quarterly “expo” event.
An Homage to Larry Bock, Who Had God’s Hand on His Shoulder
JULY 10, 2016
When Xconomy came to San Diego in 2008, he also readily volunteered to help our editorial mission as an Xconomist. ). They had a lot of fun.”.
Tealium Adds $35M to Expand Technology, Sharpen Customer Focus
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Tealium , founded in 2008, has raised close to $113 million since its inception, according to Crunchbase , although that number includes both debt and equity deals. Omniture acquired San Diego-based WebSideStory in 2008 (after the company had rebranded itself as Visual Sciences), and Adobe Systems (NASDAQ: ADBE ) acquired Omniture in 2009.
With $30M Infusion, Certona Aims for Bigger Share of Digital Retail
OCTOBER 16, 2016
Unlike many of its rivals, Sheik said Certona had raised a total of only $7 million in venture capital (in 2008) from ABS Ventures of Waltham, MA, and San Diego’s Express Ventures. “We’ve been fairly capital-efficient in this fast-growth e-commerce space,” Sheik said. “It wasn’t about raising multiple rounds and burning jet fuel. billion.
Technology Council of Southern California Blog » Welcome to the Technology Council of Southern California Blog
JUNE 13, 2008
Cybersecurity Startup MedCrypt Gets $750K to Defend Health Devices
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
Kijewski and Pancoast first teamed up in 2008 while Kijewski was a student at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. The St.
About this Blog
FEBRUARY 17, 2007
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.
How Blogging, Widgets and Streaming Video Can Make Your Marketing Efforts Take Off
SoCal Tech Calendar
SEPTEMBER 18, 2008
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 -- "How Blogging, Widgets and Streaming Video Can Make Your Marketing Efforts Take Off" TCOSC. Attention-getting websites, glamorous ad campaigns, beautiful collateral materials, intriguing blogs, plus many new technology-based tools. See [link] (more
Technology Council of Southern California Blog » Solution Selling
JUNE 30, 2008
Technology Council of Southern California Blog » On Hollywood Conference
JUNE 13, 2008
The first 6 steps to homegrowing basic startup analytics | Futuristic Play by @Andrew_Chen
SEPTEMBER 22, 2008
This blog is to address these questions. September 18th, 2008 at 8:00 am. blog comments powered by Disqus. August 2008 (19).
Panel: How Blogging, Widgets and Streaming Video Can Make Your Marketing Efforts Take Off
SEPTEMBER 26, 2008
An audience of about fifty people heard three panelists speak on “The New Business Boosters; How Blogging, Widgets and Streaming Video Can Make Your Marketing Efforts Take Off“ As that title
Technology Council of Southern California Blog » Upcoming Technology Council Events
JULY 24, 2008
Three Southern California Firms Building Blog Empires
SEPTEMBER 28, 2010
News today that AOL has acquired technology news blog TechCrunch highlights the growing place of blog publishers in the online world. Here are three, Southern California blog networks which have quietly growing their network of properties: BUZZMEDIA. Did we miss your favorite, Southern California blog empire? Profile ].
Yonkly Creates New Microblogging Site
DECEMBER 18, 2008
Orange County-based startup Yonkly launched a beta of its site this week, focused on creating a Twitter-like, branded microblog service. READ MORE
Intent.com Launches Wellness Site
OCTOBER 24, 2008
The new site fatures blog posting from Deepak Chopra, Olivia Newton John, Ed Begley Jr., READ MORE
Local Event Organizers Need to Adopt Social Media
JUNE 10, 2008
can't find them listed on any kind of social site. I did a quick search and didn't find many blog posts mentioning that specific event. I've received a lot of positive feedback on the post. And I think it hurts them in attendance. The spark for this post is that I'm going to go to Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum on Saturday.
Choosing Internet Platforms
JUNE 14, 2008
I'm blogging from the CalTech Enterprise Forum. Whether they originate in IM, message board trheads, mail lists or blog posts - conversations can be brought together, made re-enrant and be enhanced with media. The topic is: Betting Your Company On An Internet Platform? We'll see where my opinion goes after hearing the presentations.
Bestofmedia Buys Computing.net
SEPTEMBER 16, 2008
Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. According to Bestofmedia, Computing.Net is now part of Tom's Guide. READ MORE
SoCal Tech Calendar
DECEMBER 11, 2008
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 -- AlwaysOn BreakOut. private gathering of five hundred artists, digital entertainment CEOs, studio heads, venture capitalists, talent agents and managers, and leading members of the press and blogging community will attend BreakOut. Special 500ff discount for socalTECH readers: [link].
SoCal Tech Calendar
DECEMBER 10, 2008
Tuesday, December 16, 2008 -- AlwaysOn BreakOut. private gathering of five hundred artists, digital entertainment CEOs, studio heads, venture capitalists, talent agents and managers, and leading members of the press and blogging community will attend BreakOut. Special 500ff discount for socalTECH readers: [link].
SoCal Tech Calendar
DECEMBER 9, 2008
Monday, December 15, 2008 -- AlwaysOn BreakOut. private gathering of five hundred artists, digital entertainment CEOs, studio heads, venture capitalists, talent agents and managers, and leading members of the press and blogging community will attend BreakOut. Special 500ff discount for socalTECH readers: [link].
Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups
MARCH 22, 2007
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.
Report: Buzznet Chops Staff
NOVEMBER 24, 2008
Hollywood-based, music-related blog and content firm Buzznet has reportedly cut employees, according to a report from Digital Music News. According to the publication, citing a representative of the firm, Buzznet has eliminated 10 employees, from a total of 89 staff. This publication has not yet confirmed the cuts with the firm.
ClipBlast Gets Win With KickApps
DECEMBER 4, 2008
According to ClipBlast, users of KickApps' video player and widget software can use its technology to search and embed videos from other video sharing sites onto their blogs, message board posts, and member-to-member messages. Financial details of the win were not disclosed. ClipBlast indexes and allows users to search for and find videos.
Pringo Upgrades Social Networking Software
SEPTEMBER 19, 2008
According to Pringo, the new software adds a new intranet solution, as well as features to allows integration of blogs, bulletin boards, shopping carts, and other third party software into its platform. Pringo's software is used by companies to develop their own online communities. READ MORE
Buzznet Targets Tweens, Teens With New Celebrity Site
NOVEMBER 13, 2008
The site is being launched in a partnership with Buzznet and celebrity blog Just Jared. Hollywood-based Buzznet, a venture-backed operator of social media websites, said Thursday that it has launched a new site called Just Jared Jr. focused on tweens and teens. READ MORE
Gorilla Nation Piles On Another Canadian Win
OCTOBER 29, 2008
The win is the latest in a string of Canadian wins for Gorilla Nation, including representing Tom's Hardware and popular technology blog Gawker for their Canadian inventory. Los Angeles-based Gorilla Nation , which represents web publishers to advertising brands, has piled on yet another win in Canada, this time with Reuters. READ MORE
Shopit Raises $2.5M
OCTOBER 23, 2008
Shopit develops software which can be embedded in social networking profiles, blog pages, and on other web pages for selling products. Los Angeles-based Shopit, a developer of online shopping widget software, said today that it has raised $2.5M in a Series B funding. READ MORE
Mahalo Cuts Staff
OCTOBER 22, 2008
Santa Monica-based Mahalo, the search and news site run by Jason Calacanis, has cut 10 percent of the firm's staff, Calacanis said in a post on his blog Wednesday. Calacanis said that the moves were due to a "challenging economic environment." The cuts will give the company runway past 2012. READ MORE
Cornerstone OnDemand Adds Social Networking Features
OCTOBER 17, 2008
The new product provides online communities, user profiles, blogs, and wiki features for business collaboration. Santa Monica-based Cornertone OnDemand, a provider of software-as-a-service tools for human resources management, said this week that it has added new social networking features to the firm's product. READ MORE
Goodreads Adds Status Updates
OCTOBER 8, 2008
Goodreads said that the feature, which is similar to features from Twitter and Facebook, allows members of the site to micro-blog thoughts about books as they are reading them. The new feature also allows user to synchronize the status with Facebook and Twitter. READ MORE
Livestrong.com Releases Traffic Stats
DECEMBER 17, 2008
The new section of LIVESTRONG.COM will be called "On Tour With Lance" and provide photos, videos, and blogs following Armstrong through his training efforts and cancer awareness campaign. The site, which launched in June, is focused on health, fitness, and related information. READ MORE
Uber Shuts Down
SEPTEMBER 29, 2008
Uber developed software used to upload, organize, and share content through a free web site; the site also provided photo galleries, slide shows, videos, and blogs. Los Angeles-based Uber, the online social networking web site run by former Friendster CEO Scott Sassa, has shut down. Uber blamed the crisis in the economy for the shutdown.
JuiceCaster Links With Photobucket
SEPTEMBER 24, 2008
JuiceCaster's software allows mobile users to post pictures, videos, and other multimedia to their web sites, blogs, and social networking services. According to JuiceCaster, the deal allows users of its application to post mobile videos and pictures directly to their Photobucket account. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Jacked Inks Deal With NBA
NOVEMBER 25, 2008
Jacked provides sports information, including scores, statistics for players, chat, blogs, play-by-play, merchandise, and more via the web, synchronized real-time with broadcast sports games. Santa Monica-based Jacked, a provider of second screen information for sports broadcasts, said Monday that the firm has inked a deal with the NBA.
DECA Launches New Show Focused On Mothers
NOVEMBER 13, 2008
Maggie Mason of Might Girl, Mindy Roberts of The Mommy Blog, and Rebecca Woolf, Girl's Gone Child. Los Angeles-based digital entertainment studio DECA announced today that the firm has launched a new show, Momversation , focused on the "mom" demographic. The show is coming out of the gate with Yahoo! READ MORE
Make It Work- the real story
JULY 18, 2012
However, Eric recently posted the following insights on his blog. Guest Blog PostsSuccess has many fathers, failure is an orphan. .