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Venture Net 2008 Photos

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These photos courtesy of Ben Kuo of the leading news source for Southern California technology news and deals:  socalTECH.com.  Feedback on this year’s Venture Net has been great.  The event was sold out - almost 500 people in total! Scott Fox and an audience volunteer pick winners for the door prizes. Thanks, Ben!

Venture Net 2008 Winners

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13 of the hottest early stage technology companies in Southern California joined us yesterday for the 13th Annual Venture Net. Presenting companies included: •

LA Group Launches Effort To Promote Technology Corridor In Los Angeles

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ladot metro major government economic economy accelerator startup technology angeles corridor edgeREAD MORE>>.

IPO Market Surpasses 2008, 2009, According to Report

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A new report today released by PwC finds that the market for initial public offerings (IPOs) has jumped significantly in 2010, with volumes exceeding both 2008 and 2009 levels. PwC did not detail specific IPOs, however, Southern California's technology industry has seen its own share of IPOs this year, including RealD, Inphi, and Green Dot.

How TaskUs Is Powering LA's Technology Startup Boom

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Los Angeles has been in the midst of a technology boom over the last few years, with many of high profile startups growing in the area. Thanks!

ITEXPO West 2008

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008 -- ITEXPO West 2008. and the Communications Developer Conference, is an event for communications technology professionals. Collocated with Call Center 2.0 See [link] (more

ITEXPO West 2008

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008 -- ITEXPO West 2008. and the Communications Developer Conference, is an event for communications technology professionals. Collocated with Call Center 2.0 See [link] (more

2008 BIOCOM Investor Conference

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Sunday, October 26, 2008 -- 2008 BIOCOM Investor Conference. Highlighting investment opportunities, over 60 of these leading life science companies will present to principal institutional and private equity investors. See [link] (more

CommNexus GadgetFest 2008

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Thursday, October 23, 2008 -- CommNexus GadgetFest 2008. Every year, CommNexus challenges tech companies within and beyond the San Diego region to enter their latest technologies into GadgetFest and compete for the coveted title of "Greatest Gadget." See [link] (more

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

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As featured in technology and news publications: Are you new? September 18th, 2008 at 8:00 am. Archives Select Month September 2008 (14).

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SMPTE 2008: Annual Tech Conference

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Monday, October 27, 2008 -- SMPTE 2008: Annual Tech Conference. Conference covering entertainment technology and its practical applications across the entire entertainment supply chain. See [link] (more

Startup Kurion Deploys Technology At Fukushima

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An Irvine-based startup, backed by Lux Capital and Firelake Capital Management, said this week that it is deploying its technology to the embattled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant , to help support water cleanup at the plant's nuclear reactor. Kurion said it is the sole American company involved in the effort. READ MORE>>.

2008 China-US IT and Business Forum

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Thursday, December 11, 2008 -- 2008 China-US IT and Business Forum. Great opportunity to meet in person with high level decision makers looking to form strategic alliances in Information Technology and Engineering. See [link] (more

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REACH | Disruptive Technologies Impacting the Future of Gaming [Live]

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On October 24th tech enthusiast will come together to discuss the latest in Disruptive Technologies Impacting the Future of Gaming. Sponsors.

Fallbrook Technologies Taps Ford Exec For President

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San Diego-based Fallbrook Technologies has tapped a Ford Motor Company veteran for its President, the company announced this morning.

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Los Angeles December Technology Events

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Here is the list of all things tech/web going on in Los Angeles in December 2008. The playboy pic is just for random sensationalism.

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Remote Technologies

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Friday, September 26, 2008 -- "Remote Technologies" Central Coast Technology Symposium. Softec has gathered together leading experts to discuss how to select and implement remote technologies to transform your business. Learn the strategies and tactics that extract maximum business value from latest remote technologies.

Breakout Companies of 2008

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Thursday, February 26, 2009 -- Breakout Companies of 2008. Amidst many of the financial challenges of 2008, several San Diego companies achieved successful milestones, financial growth, or other accomplishments that set them apart from the pack. San Diego Venture Group. See [link] (more

Foley Emerging Technology Conference

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008 -- Foley Emerging Technology Conference. See [link].

Social Innovation

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It's funny how things intersect in life. just ran into Chris Gammil's post New Era of Social Innovation where he describes it as: The model takes the best of the OPEN model and pushes right out into the open, further distributing idea sourcing, team forming, development, commercialization and economic distribution. What are some of the drivers?

Local Event Organizers Need to Adopt Social Media

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This also happens for Technology Council of Southern California , AITP-LA , TechBizConnection and others. A while ago I posted about Secret for Networking at Events - Prenetworking where I recommended that people should look at who's attending the event prior to going to the event in order to make their networking more effective.

D2 Technologies Gets Design Win

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Financial impact of the win was not disclosed. READ MORE

Choosing Internet Platforms

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StructuredBlogging.org is an initiative to create blogging tool plugins which support not only microformats, but other technologies that will provide a comprehensive set of standards for producing microcontent. I'm blogging from the CalTech Enterprise Forum. The topic is: Betting Your Company On An Internet Platform? It's funny. Whoops.

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X1 Technologies Hires Marketing Head

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Pasadena-based X1 Technologies announced Monday that it has appointed a new Vice President of Worldwide Marketing. READ MORE

Southern California Companies Raise $751M In Funding in Q3, Says Report

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invested. Nationally, there was $7.1B in 907 deals for the third quarter, down 7 percent compared with Q2. invested. READ MORE

Los Angeles Technology Week

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008 -- Los Angeles Technology Week. Keynote Speaker: Steve Glenn CEO of LivingHomes. See [link] (more

Sustainable Energy Technologies Forum

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008 -- Sustainable Energy Technologies Forum. panel discussion moderated by Ben Kuo, founder, editor and publisher of socalTECH. See [link] (more

WebVisible Acquires Adapt Technologies

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Irvine-based WebVisible announced today that it has acquired Pasadena-based Adapt Technologies, a developer of search engine marketing tools. Adapt Technologies was venture backed by Concept2company, Emergence Capital Partners, and Mohr, Davidow Ventures; the firm had raised $9.8M in 2005. READ MORE

Emerging Business Technologies Leadership Forum

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Jazz Technologies Merger Completes

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Newport Beach-based Jazz Technologies and Tower Semiconductor said Friday that the two companies have completed their merger. According to the firms, Jazz Semiconductor has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Tower Semiconductor, named Jazz Semiconductor Inc. Tower Group Company. Acquicor acquired Jazz Semiconductor in 2006 for $260M

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Jazz Semi Licenses Technology To Fujitsu

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The RF technology is used by customers developing analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, typically in the wireless and high speed networking area.

Vue Technology Acquired by Tyco

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Lake Forest-based Vue Technology, a provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, has been acquired by Tyco International Ltd., Tyco said it will pay approximately $43M for Vue Technology, which develops RFID technology used for tracking inventory and the supply chain. Tyco said Tuesday.

Emergent Game Technologies Hires VP

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Calabasas-based Emergent Game Technologies, which develops technology for the video game industry, said this week that it has hired on Katie Morgan as the firm's Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Copan Ventures, Jerusalem Venture Partners, Walker Ventures, and Worldview Technology Partners. READ MORE

MicroPower Technologies Raises Funding Round

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San Diego-based MicroPower Technologies, which develops technology for ultra-low power wireless video, has scored a Series A funding round from the Tech Coast Angels. An investor in the firm told socalTECH.com that the company's technology is targeted at a wide variety of applications, such as wireless video security monitoring.

Intellectual Property for Technology and Business Development

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Tuesday, November 11, 2008 -- Caltech Executive Education: Intellectual Property for Technology and Business Development. This 2 day course will help you learn how to manage your IP portfolio as a business. See [link] (more