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The Most Important Book I Read This Summer

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also listened to the book on tape, “Shoe Dog,” the memoir by Phil Knight about the founding and evolution of Nike. He is shot and killed.

One Book Every Entrepreneur Should Own

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Brad Feld seems to write books faster than I can read and write about them. Why do I think this is a “must own” book? Really.

Personal Experience Inspired New Sharing Economy Book “It’s a Sharable Life”

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It is hard to read the pages of this book and not feel inspired to do a little sharing economy experimenting. She was hooked.

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One Book Every Entrepreneur and VC Should Own

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No book. Every startup needs the knowledge in this book. This article originally ran on TechCrunch. read it. live it. Drag along rights?

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Overnight Raises $2.5M For Booking Last Minute Rooms

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Los Angeles-based Overnight , a brand new travel booking app startup which aims to connect last minute travelers with local hosts, has raised $2.5M in a seed funding, the company is announcing this morning. overnight venture capital booking rooms travel travelerOvernight was founded by Asher Hunt, Artia Moghbel, and Ethan Kravitz.

TrueCar Adds Black Book Used Car Values

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Santa Monica-based TrueCar , the automotive pricing website headed by Scott Painter, has added "Black Book" used car values to the site. Black Book is one of a number of competing sources for used car valuation, and competes against Kelley Blue Book and NADA. truecar black book automotive pricing prices used vehicle

Observations on Women in Business Gained from Conferences, Books, Interviews and More

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The post Observations on Women in Business Gained from Conferences, Books, Interviews and More appeared first on TechZulu. But I digress.

Toronto Based Start Up Readitfor.me | Reads Books for You

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In most offices there would be a shelf of business books. The video was meant to be an engaging 10 minute video to summarize a valuable book.

Why Finance Should Take a Page Out of the Credit Card Industry’s Book

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federal and financial regulators recently advised banks nationwide to assess the strength of their safeguards against cyber fraud. The warning comes after a string of cyber heists and attempted heists against banks around the world, including the $81 million theft from the Bangladesh central bank. said, “No,” and they shut down my card immediately.

VolJet: Creating An Online Booking System For Private Jet Charters

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Susan Sloan: It's very similar to a commercial, online booking system, like Expedia.com. What areas can people book flights to? Thanks!

Kelley Blue Book Battles Online Scammers

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Irvine-based Kelley Blue Book warns that scammers have been using a fake, Kelley Blue Book website is being used as part of a car buying scam, where scammers convince unsuspecting buyers to buy via a non-existent, escrow-based guaranteed buyer protection program from Kelley Blue Book. The firm does not offer such a service.

JibJab Launches Kids Books Line

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will allow parents to create a book with their child's face, name, gender, and skin color as part of an animated story. READ MORE>>.

Goodreads Catalogs 300 Million Books

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Los Angeles-based book social networking and sharing site Goodreads , which is headed by Otis Chandler, reported today that it has cataloged its 300 millionth book on the site, as usage of the site continues to grow. goodreads book social networking community reader reviewsREAD MORE>>.

Kelley Blue Book In Chinese Joint Venture

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Irvine-based Kelley Blue Book has inked a partnership to expand its Internet content into China, the company said this week. Kelley Blue Book said it entered into a joint venture with Bitauto Holdings Limited and the China Automobile Dealers Association (CADA). kelley blue book china joint venture bitauto READ MORE>>.

Kelley Blue Book Launches New State-by-State Used Car Info

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Irvine-based Kelley Blue Book , the provider of used car pricing information, said today that it has launched a new effort to provide more granular used car values, with the launch of pricing specific to 51 regions in the U.S. pricing used purchase auto automotive book blue kelleyREAD MORE>>.

A Must Read Book for the Educated Class

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Vance. I can’t recommend this book strongly enough. What I loved most about the book is J.D.’s raw honesty about his childhood. Yet J.D.

Kelley Blue Book Adds Motorcycle History Reports

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Irvine-based Kelley Blue Book , the provider of new and used car information, said today that it has added motorcycle history reports to its website. kelley blue book motorcycle history automotive information cyclechexFinancial details of the partnership were not disclosed. The firms said the reports will cost $24.95 READ MORE>>.

RRKidz Gets Funding, Plans Children's Mobile Book Service

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The company said that it will be offering up a free app on iPad and select Android devices to offer "hundreds of books" via subscription to parents.

A Serial Entrepreneur’s Take On Brad Feld & Jason Mendelson’s Venture Deals

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Examples – The book is filled with text excerpted from actual funding documents, rather than the generic templates usually found in academic textbooks.

Eventup Launches Venue Booking Site, Backed by Science, Inc.

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digital studio", launched today, saying that it will help people find and book venues for their parties, weddings, and more. The service makes it easier for people to both book and offer up their own homes for parties, weddings, birthdays, and more. Los Angeles-based Eventup , a new startup backed by Mike Jones Science, Inc.

A Serial Entrepreneur’s Take On Guy Kawasaki’s Enchantment

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As I noted in Why Most Business Books (Still) Suck , I am generally not a fan of business books. Book Entrepreneur The Fringe

Interactive Architecture: Adaptive World Release Party & Book Signing [ LOS ANGELES ]

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There will be a panel discussion featuring several contributors to the book, and Q&A starting at  5:30  followed by a reception. Join for the unveiling of an exciting new addition to the field of architecture and technology: Interactive Architecture: Adaptive World, on  Saturday, August 13 at 5:00 PM  at the Neutra VDL house.

goFlow Launches Outdoor Sports Booking In LA

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Venice, California-based goFlow has launched a new, app-driven service to help users book trainers and professionals in the areas of surfing, wake boarding, paddle boarding and skateboarding. goflow outdoor sports booking trainning surfing skateboarding mobile crowdsourcingREAD MORE>>.

LeisureLink Acquired By VacationRoost

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Pasadena-based LeisureLink , the developer of travel booking software for the vacation rental market, has been acquired by VacationRoost , which operates an online vacation rental marketplace. software engine booking marketplace rental vacation vacationroost acquisition merger leisurelink Financial terms of the buy were not announced.

WanderWe Aims To Connect You With Weekend Getaways, Trips

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WanderWe , a new, online travel site from Los Angeles-based Oversee.net, said today that it has launched, to help travelers find and book short trips, within a 500 mile radius of home. wanderwe travel booking destination startup launch getaway Looking for a weekend getaway? WanderWe''s General Manager and VP is Raj Beri. READ MORE>>.

The new Berkus SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS COLLECTION – eBooks and books

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Announcing EIGHT new mini-books and eBooks by Master Entrepreneur, Dave Berkus , just released by The Berkus Press. PDF digital downloads at $2.99

Lifecrowd, EventUp Team Up

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lifecrowd eventup event reservation marketplace muckerlab science social discovery activity bookingtechnology studio. READ MORE>>.

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Interactive Architecture: Adaptive World Release Party and Book Signing

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Saturday, August 13, 2016 -- Interactive Architecture: Adaptive World Release Party and Book Signing. Fox will sign his new book Interactive Architecture. See https://www.eventbrite.com/e/interactive-architecture-adaptive-world-release-party-book-signing-tickets-26597580078. Open to the public.

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EventUp Hits Eight Locations, Plans Further Expansion

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EventUp , the online marketplace which helps people find and book unique venues for their events, has now expanded into eight markets, after recently adding Washington, D.C., to its list of cities. eventup online marketplace venue event growth startup scienceinc science bookingHeaded by Tony Adam and backed by Science, Inc.,

Buy The CEOFlow Book

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Now you can buy the book! Want the peace of mind and freedom that comes with knowing you have all the support you need from your own people? 

LeisureLink Picks Up $17M More For Vacation Rental Booking

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LeisureLink which provides booking and distribution software for the vacation rental industry, announced today that it has raised $17M in a funding round. leisurelink venture capital vacation booking rental rentals investmentThe funding came from Clearstone Ventures, Kinderhook Industries, and Escalate Capital Partners. READ MORE>>.

Twigtale Finds $1M For Personalized, Therapeutic Books

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Los Angeles-based startup Twigtale , a service which helps parents create personalized books to help kids through everything from giving up a pacifier to moving to a new home, said today that it has raised $1M in a seed funding round. seed publishing book personalized parents parenting capital venture twigtale READ MORE>>.

Buy The CEOFlow Book

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Now you can get the book! Tags: Featured Books

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ReachLocal Launches Trio Of Products, Targets Home Services

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal said today that it has launched three, brand new services today, including a new website focused on the booking of home services. reachlocal expansion online advertising search marketing booking softwareAll of those new services were launched in addition to the new consumer service, ClubLocal.com.

HouseCall Gets $6M For Mobile Services Booking Software

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San Diego-based HouseCall , which develops mobile software to let consumers book home services appointments, along with offering up home services contractors with scheduling and related tools, has raised $6M in a funding round. housecall mobile services booking smartphone android iphone venture capital investmentREAD MORE>>.

Mindbody Links With Zenrez For Last Minute Booking

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San Luis Obispo-based MINDBODY has linked up a new startup, ZenRez , offering up last minute booking for yoga and fitness classes, ZenRez said on Thursday afternoon. MINDBODY's software is widely used by yoga studios and fitness operators, as well as individual instructors, for managing scheduling and booking. READ MORE

Interview with Graham Farrar, iStoryTime

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First of all, for the folks who haven't run across your children's story books on their iPhone or iPad, talk about what your firm is all about?

CEOFlow Book Coming In March

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Coming in March to Amazon, the CEOFlow book: Tags: Featured Books

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iStoryTime, Yoplait In Promotion

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Los Angeles-based iStoryTime , the publisher of children's books for the iPhone and iPad, said today that it has partnered with yogurt brand Yoplait Kids on a giveaway of its books. According to iStoryTime, it will offer six free children's books for the iPad and iPhone for parents. READ MORE>>.

Boingo Wireless Launches Nook App

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Barnes & Noble updated its device yesterday, extending its electronic book reader to support third party applications and web access.

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