One Book Every Entrepreneur Should Own
Both Sides of the Table
JANUARY 20, 2013
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.
The Most Important Book I Read This Summer
Both Sides of the Table
AUGUST 14, 2016
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.
Overnight Raises $2.5M For Booking Last Minute Rooms
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
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
MAY 9, 2011
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
Personal Experience Inspired New Sharing Economy Book “It’s a Sharable Life”
Tech Zulu Event
JULY 19, 2015
It is hard to read the pages of this book and not feel inspired to do a little sharing economy experimenting. She was hooked.
Kelley Blue Book Battles Online Scammers
SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
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
SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
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>>.
Your Little Black Book | Mobile App
Tech Zulu Event
MARCH 2, 2012
mean it’s tough to carry a black leather book in todays “fashionable” tight jeans. So good news there is an app out there! Meet
Goodreads Catalogs 300 Million Books
MAY 9, 2012
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 Launches New State-by-State Used Car Info
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
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>>.
Kelley Blue Book In Chinese Joint Venture
NOVEMBER 8, 2013
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>>.
From Startup Newsletter To Best Selling Book: How This Entrepreneur Pulled It Off
JUNE 3, 2013
Saying, ''Hey, we want to pay you to write a book.’ So Kyle and I sat down for about 30 seconds and said, ''Do we want to do this? The media.
Observations on Women in Business Gained from Conferences, Books, Interviews and More
Tech Zulu Event
JUNE 3, 2015
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
Tech Zulu Event
MARCH 10, 2012
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.
Kelley Blue Book Adds Motorcycle History Reports
FEBRUARY 21, 2012
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
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
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.
Eventup Launches Venue Booking Site, Backed by Science, Inc.
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
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.
Why Finance Should Take a Page Out of the Credit Card Industry’s Book
JULY 1, 2016
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.
Chrome River Links With Travel Booking Partner
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
Los Angeles-based expense management and invoicing software developer Chrome River Technologies said this morning that it has linked with Amadeus IT Holding, S.A. , a provider of travel booking software, to offer up integrated travel booking and expense solutions. Amadeus is based in Madrid. READ MORE>>.
LeisureLink Acquired By VacationRoost
MARCH 10, 2014
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.
goFlow Launches Outdoor Sports Booking In LA
JULY 6, 2016
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>>.
WanderWe Aims To Connect You With Weekend Getaways, Trips
SEPTEMBER 26, 2013
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>>.
Lifecrowd, EventUp Team Up
MAY 24, 2012
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EventUp Hits Eight Locations, Plans Further Expansion
JANUARY 29, 2013
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.,
A Must Read Book for the Educated Class
Both Sides of the Table
AUGUST 28, 2016
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.
A Serial Entrepreneur’s Take On Brad Feld & Jason Mendelson’s Venture Deals
NOVEMBER 3, 2011
Examples – The book is filled with text excerpted from actual funding documents, rather than the generic templates usually found in academic textbooks.
Twigtale Finds $1M For Personalized, Therapeutic Books
APRIL 21, 2015
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>>.
ReachLocal Launches Trio Of Products, Targets Home Services
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
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.
A Serial Entrepreneur’s Take On Guy Kawasaki’s Enchantment
APRIL 25, 2011
As I noted in Why Most Business Books (Still) Suck , I am generally not a fan of business books. Book Entrepreneur The Fringe
LeisureLink Picks Up $17M More For Vacation Rental Booking
JANUARY 19, 2016
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>>.
Interactive Architecture: Adaptive World Release Party and Book Signing
SoCal Tech Calendar
AUGUST 9, 2016
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.
HouseCall Gets $6M For Mobile Services Booking Software
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
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>>.
Interview with Graham Farrar, iStoryTime
AUGUST 18, 2011
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?
iStoryTime, Yoplait In Promotion
MARCH 15, 2011
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
APRIL 26, 2011
Barnes & Noble updated its device yesterday, extending its electronic book reader to support third party applications and web access.
Blizzard Books Weird Al As Headliner For BlizzCon
OCTOBER 28, 2016
Irvine-based Blizzard Entertainment , which is just getting set to launch its annual BlizzCon 2016 video gamers conference, says it has booked "Weird Al" as the headliner for the event. Blizzard said Weird Al will close out its two-day gaming convention with his multimedia rock and comedy live show next Saturday. READ MORE>>.
Goodreads Launches Book Quizzes
JANUARY 11, 2010
Santa Monica-based Goodreads , the online book community headed by Otis Chandler, has launched a new feature on the site around book quizzes. Tags: quiz networking social community book goodreads Goodreads is backed by True Ventures, as well as notable angels Michael Jones, James Currier and Stan Chudnovsky, and Michael Birch.
PointHub Takes On Travel Rewards
JULY 12, 2011
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XCOR Books Flights For AXE
JANUARY 16, 2013
Financial impact of the win was not announced. READ MORE>>. space contest unilever advertising spaceflight aerospace xcor
MINDBODY Powers SpaFinder
JULY 25, 2011
wellness health booking spafinder mindbodyFinancial details of the deal were not announced. READ MORE>>.