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Float Selected For E-commerce Accelerator, Commerce.Innovated

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Commerce.Innovated--which is run by Silicon Valley Bank and MasterCard--is a "virtual accelerator" aimed at helping startups in the commerce area.

What Might the 2015 Holiday Season Hold for E-Commerce Retailers?

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That includes e-commerce retailers, which continue to claim a growing slice of overall retail sales. Focus On The Consumer. Big Picture Trends.

E-commerce’s Changing Landscape | Customization

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Retail therapy has long been a rich country’s rite of passage. Or rather, nudged store-fronts to question their position.

Content, Commerce, and Cosmetics: A Look At IPSY's Subscription Business

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The company operates the Ipsy Open Studios based in Los Angeles, which specifically caters to content creators in the beauty area. What is IPSY?

eddi | Security in Community Based E-Commerce

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It’s really aiming to go after the community-based e-commerce platform. eddi is a product and a service. Why only through the app?

Avametric Raises $10.5M To Combine Hollywood VFX With E-Commerce

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In a crossover between the worlds of Hollywood special effects and e-commerce, a new startup, Avametric , said it is looking to fuse "Silicon Valley, Hollywood, and Fashion" by using the software behind visual effects rendering to render clothing and accessories on computer models of consumers. The San Francisco startup said it raised $10.5M

Holiday E-Commerce Spending Hits Record $46.5 Billion

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Holiday spending via desktop e-commerce hit yet another record this holiday season, reaching $46.5 retail e-commerce spending hit $46.5

Tealium Links Into IBM Commerce

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Los Angeles-based NantBiosciences , one of the group of companies created by billionaire entrepreneur Patrick Soon-Shiong, has raised $100M in San Diego-based Tealium , the developer of enterprise "tag" management software led by Jeff Lunsford, said today that it has connected its software into IBM Commerce. READ MORE>>.

E-Commerce Spendings Grows 13 Percent In Q3, Says Report

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The latest numbers out of comScore , which measures e-commerce spending and Internet traffic, find that U.S. retail e-commerce spending rose 13 percent, year-over-year, to $36.3 commerce spending has been rising since Q4 of 2009, after stalling out over issues with the economy in 2008 and early 2009. billion on e-commerce in Q4.

Demand Media Buys E-Commerce Marketplace Society6 For $94M

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has acquired Society6 , an online e-commerce marketplace centered around artists, the company announced Monday afternoon, as part of an effort to expand its content and media platform. According to Demand Media, it paid $94M for Society6, including $75M in cash and approximately $19M in its common stock.

Fans.lu Powers E-Commerce Store For Stan Lee Title

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Fans.lu , the Los Angeles- and Detroit-based startup providing e-commerce stores for brands, said this week that it has launched a new e-commerce store for the videogame Verticus, in partnership with Los Angeles mobile entertainment publisher Moonshark. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

Jet Launches Amid High Expectations

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The considerable hype that Jet.com received prior to its launch created high hopes for the subscription shopping program.

Shark Tank veteran helps e-commerce sites brand with boxes

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Five Things to Consider Before You Launch Your Fashion Brand Online

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However, the right e-commerce technology and marketing is necessary to get your brand the exposure it needs to be seen.

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PayDragon Takes On Frictionless Mobile E-Commerce

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Hamilton Chan, head of PayDragon , has what might be considered a enormously ambitious goal: totally frictionless, mobile e-commerce.

NetDNA Launches CDN Service For E-commerce Sites

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Los Angeles-based content delivery network (CDN) provider NetDNA is targeting e-commerce site owners this morning with a new product, the company said. The firm said its new CloudCache.com content delivery network service is aimed at e-commerce site owners, and offers up to 200 gigabytes of bandwidth for prices starting at $12.00 per month.

Enrou: Combining Causes and Commerce To Help Improve The World

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They were doing great work, but they had no e-commerce or marketing team to get them out there. What is Enrou? What''s your big goal now?

A Guide to the eBay Commerce Network

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EY Names 6 Startup Leaders as San Diego Entrepreneurs of the Year

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Award winners from San Diego and other regions are now eligible for consideration for the national Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 program. billion.

TabJuice Takes On Facebook E-Commerce

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San Diego-based TabJuice , a new startup aimed at social e-commerce, said today it has launched a new, Facebook e-commerce application. The firm said its application allows businesses to create their own storefronts within a Facebook page. The firm is backed by J. READ MORE>>.

SteelHouse Gets Funding, Launches E-Commerce Technology Firm

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Los Angeles-based SteelHouse , a developer of e-commerce technology based on consumer behavior, said Wednesday that it has scored a round of funding and launched its "behavioral commerce technology" to boost e-commerce conversion. Details on the funding round were not announced. READ MORE>>.

What Amazon Hopes to Achieve with Prime Day

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While only Prime members can take advantage of these savings, non-members will be encouraged to join Prime so they can get in on the deals.

The Techweek LA Rundown | Join Us!

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The Runway Show includes the latest in wearable technology, innovative manufacturing, and e-commerce brands. See you all there! UPGRADE NOW.

Celebrity Connections

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Brian Lee discusses how star power can energize e-commerce ventures Honest Co.’s

Silicon Beach at USC 2013 | Entrepreneurial Inspiration

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Sellbot, an e-commerce platform for sellers made by USC graduates Michael and Payam Ahdoot, took home the grand prize of $25,000.

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Chirpify Hires LA Music Executive For Twitter Commerce

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If you want to get into the music business, there's no better place than Los Angeles--including if you're a technology startup, apparently. The Portland startup said it has hired Rory Felton as its new Vice President of Business Development-Music for the company. READ MORE>>. chirpify angeles music executive startup ecommerce twitter

Clearance.co Generates $2.1 Million In Revenue

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Silicon Beach has been known in part for fostering and revolutionizing high revenue generating e-commerce startups. 2.1M In Less Than A Year.

Tech Roundup: Payscout announces good news for e-commerce sites and more

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Blog Thumbnail: Payscout report shows 92 percent of consumers use online marketplaces. Blog type: Community. read more

Shopatron Powers Sabian e-Commerce Efforts

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San Luis Obispo-based Shopatron , the developer of e-commerce software and storefronts, reported today that it is powering a new, e-commerce site for cymbal manufacturer Sabian. Financial impact of the win was not disclosed. Shopatron is headed by Ed Stevens and is venture backed by Kern Whelan Capital and Rivenrock Capital.

Curebit | Social Shopping, Virtually!

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The question, why can’t you replicate this for e-commerce sites? This will increase traffic and revenue for the underlying e-commerce site. This is the fundamental problem Curebit.com is trying to solve. Create conversations about products you love and get rewarded. Visit TechZulu for full story.

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Why Sidevision Is Tying Content, E-Commerce Together, with Justin Wu

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Justin Wu: Sidevision is a video e-commerce platform which allows brands and content providers to better monetize their videos with interactive apps.

Is Technology Crucial for Innovation?

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Technology is crucial for innovation—and innovation in technology is critical to innovation in just about every other arena.

Uncovet, Backed by Science, Launches E-Commerce Service

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Uncovet joins such sites as Wittlebee, DollarShaveClub, and MeUndies on the e-commerce side of Science Inc's portfolio. A new startup, Uncovet , headed by Heather Lipner and backed by Mike Jones' Science studio/incubator, has launched today, saying that it will provide curate, ec-ommerce focused around fashion and the home. READ MORE>>.

CPO Commerce Acquired By United Stationers

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Pasadena-based CPO Commerce , an e-commerce company focused on tools, equipment, outdoor and yard equipment, and other related products, has been acquired by United Stationers. United Stationers said the move would help bolster its e-commerce expertise. CPO was founded by Rob Tolleson. READ MORE>>.

Hello Music Upgrades Social Commerce Service

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Los Angeles-based Hello Music , the social commerce marketplace run by Rick Camino, has updated its site, with a brand new design and features.

E-Commerce as a Driving Force for Faster Shipping Service

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Undoubtedly, e-commerce has been the biggest growth driver recently for shipping giants UPS and Fedex. Players Big and Small. Looking Ahead.

Provide Commerce Buys Mobile Gifting Firm Sincerely

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San Diego-based Provide Commerce , the company which owns such brands as ProFlowers, RedEnvelope, Gifts.com, and other e-commerce sites, announced this morning that it has purchase mobile gifting startup Sincerely, Inc. provide commerce mobile gifting proflowers reenvelope flowers ecommerce android iphon smartphone merger acquisition

RingRevenue Inks Partnership With Pepperjam

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Santa Barbara-based RingRevenue , the pay-per-call technology provider to the affiliate marketing industry, has inked a partnership with Pepperjam Network , an online performance marketing firm owned by GSI Commerce. pepperjam ringrevenue affiliate marketing commerce advertising online call paypercallREAD MORE>>.

Game of Drones: Behind the Effort to Forge a New E-Commerce Frontier

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Walmart has similar deep pockets and clearly recognizes the need to enhance its e-commerce offerings — and the opportunities that doing so will create.

TZ Startup Hot Seat | Adam Kanner CEO of ScoreBig [Invites]

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Mobile is important for all categories of eCommerce and social commerce. None of those pesky convenience, printing, or mailing fees. Right.