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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.

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

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Corey Weiss , IPSY's Head of Business Development, is based in Santa Monica, and helps to run that effort. What is IPSY? delivering value.

Punchcard Links With Pasadena Chamber of Commerce

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Pasadena-based Punchcard , the startup headed by Andy Steuer which is developing mobile applications to enable local businesses to run punchcard-based loyalty programs, said today that it has linked with the Pasadena CHamber of COmmerce to enable local Pasadena businesses to use its service. READ MORE>>.

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?

What Amazon Hopes to Achieve with Prime Day

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Prime Day’s larger purpose is to help integrate the company into as many people’s lives as it can, in every possible way it can.

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Provide Commerce Buys Personal Creations

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San Diego-based Provide Commerce , the parent firm of ProFlowers, RedEnvelope, Cherry Moon, and other ecommerce operations, announced this morning that it has acquired personalized gifts company Personalized Creations. Provide Commerce is headed by Bill Strauss, and is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Media.

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.

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.

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>>.

SEKUR.me Looks To Connect With Mobile Commerce Firms

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Santa Ana-based SEKUR.me , a startup developing multi-factor, mobile authentication and payment technology, said today that it has launched a new Strategic Alliance program to help enable mobile e-commerce payments. The company said its product helps enable secure, mobile payments on iOS and Android. READ MORE>>.

Entrepreneurship Runs Deep In SoCal, As Even Monks Go Into E-Commerce

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In one more example of why Southern California has become a hotbed for new, technology-based startups, a group of local Benedictine monks in Valyermo--just north of Los Angeles near Palmdale--apparently has its own, hot e-commerce startup, MonksInk.com. Monks are better known for selling things like beer , cheese , and honey. READ MORE>>.

Building an E-commerce Business - Startups Uncensored #11

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These monthly meetups are centered around different topics meant to help startups build their businesses. TO SIGN UP FOR THIS EVENT, CLICK HERE.

Silicon Beach Fest Hollywood, LA Tech Summit, and Idea to Screen | Why You Need to Attend Any or All

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” It’s like having an online studio helping independent filmmakers and YouTubers get seen. This is the wave of the future.

Interview with Jonathan Lehmann and James Chung, KarmaGoat

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That gift of livestock can help families out of extreme poverty. Did the experience at Anderson help you with starting the company?

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EAT Club To The Rescue! | L.A. Launch Means Better Workplace Lunch

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companies have the chance to experience this innovative e-commerce food service by experiencing personalized food options at scale. Now, L.A.

Uncovet, Backed by Science, Launches E-Commerce Service

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Uncovet says its site helps map a shopper's "style graph", and provide discounts and tailored shopping recommendations to users. The new site helps shoppers fine sought after fashions at a discount, and also provides discounts to users who influence their friends. READ MORE>>. style home advertising fashion ecommerce science uncovet

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.

The Disappearing Face Of Mainstream Retailing Setting

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single click can help you browse over a store’s website for the products you need. Relieved? Look Back at the Mainstream Retailing Selling.

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.

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>>.

Global Village Concerns Gets Debt Funding For E-commerce Platform

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San Diego-based Global Village Concerns , which provides an online service which helps school with their branding and marketing--via online e-commerce shops with branded merchandise and gear--has raised ar round of debt funding. Size of the funding was not announced. Details on the terms of the debt were not announced. READ MORE>>.

PC Mall Opens Daily Deals Site

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PC Mall said that its focus with OnSale is helping provide long term profitability and satisfaction to its merchant partners. READ MORE>>.

Zaarly, Started From LA Startup Weekend, Goes Live

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Zaarly , a startup founded by Bo Fishback and Eric Koester at the event, has opened up its mobile marketplace, which helps connects buyers and sellers using mobile phones. zaarly startup weekend mobile marketplace buyers sellers commerceThe company had launched a test at SXSW, but this is the first time they are going live nationwide.

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BUCKiTDREAM Takes Aim At Sharing Dreams

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According to the company, which says it is being endorsed by Sir Richard Branson, said its app will help people share their dreams, discover the dreams of others, and ultimately, transact with merchant partners to make those dreams come true. mobile commerce social sharing trip dream buckitdreamREAD MORE>>.

Zoovy Launches Amazon Automatic Pricing Tool

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Carlsbad-based Zoovy , the e-commerce software firm run by Brian Horakh, said this week that it has launched a new Amazon Repricing Engine, a software tool which helps e-commerce retailers automatically raise or lower their product pricing on Amazon.com, based on their competitor's prices. READ MORE>>.

Social Search – What Entrepreneur Needs To Know

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It is no secret that Pinterest and other social commerce sites have begun to dial in the commerce equation. Image: Wikipedia.

PC Mall Expands Into Deals Of The Day

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How Startups are Locking Down Payment Security

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With the world economy taking a global hit worth tens of billions, new businesses may be the answer to help boost card protection.

Onestop Internet Names New VP

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Los Angeles-baesd Onestop Internet , which provides outsourced fulfillment and technology for brands and their e-commerce efforts, said Wednesday that it has named Denise Wallen-Grant as its new Vice President of Planning, Merchandising, and Allocation. She will be based in New York. READ MORE>>.

Hello Music Travels Back to Vintage

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They’re continuing their trend of ever-going efforts to help artists receive the best deals and opportunities on the market. With these one-of-a-kind vintage offerings, Hello Music will continue to disrupt and redefine the e-commerce world for not only musicians but music retailers across.

How Kidworth Is Spurring Kids To Become Entrepeneurs, with Rudy DeFelice

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How does Kidworth help them with that? commerce youth learning entrpreneurship startup entrepreneur children kids kidworth defelice rudy

TeleSign Links With Telefonica To Reduce Payment Fraud

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Los Angeles-based two-factor authentication and mobile identity services provider TeleSign said today that it has inked an agreement with Telefonica , which will help address account security and fraud prevention for enterprises and service providers in financial services, e-commerce, cloud and social media. READ MORE>>.

Oh Yeah, That Powerful Computer In My Pocket Is Also A Phone

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Companies like Invoca and IfByPhone are uniquely positioned to help online advertisers monetize old-fashioned phone calls. Share and Enjoy.

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Interview with Jerry Jao, Retention Science

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That's exactly what Retention Science (www.retentionscience.com), the latest firm out of the MuckerLab acceleartor, helps e-commerce companies do.

DoubleBeam Takes On Mobile Rebates

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Doublebeam''s technology helps retailers, e-commerce sites, and others support payment by e-check, which generally have much lower transaction costs than credit and debit cards. The company said its technology is white labeled, and typically is embedded into a brand''s mobile or web experience. READ MORE>>.

Quarterly and Science Inc.: Making Sense of Influencer Marketing and Ecommerce

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The second piece that we spend time on, is understanding commerce. That tends to help a lot. Zach Frechette: Pharrell is a good one.

Amazon.com’s New Art Marketplace Wants To Make Original Art Accessible To Everyone

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“We’re thrilled to share our artists and their work with our current clients and help us connect with new ones.” million.

Retention Science Debuts Retention Score

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Los Angeles-based Retention Science , the developer of big data analytics software for online marketing, announced today that it has launched a new "Retention Score", which it bills as a Klout Score of e-commerce. The score allows online stores to see, at a glance, what their performance is with customer retention. READ MORE>>.

Capturing The Entrepreneurial Energy At StartEngine's Demo Day

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Will all that activity help create the next big technology, advertising, gaming, or e-commerce startup? It's unclear. READ MORE>>.