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Practice Entrepreneurship With A Purpose – Before You Start A Company

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If you are networking to assist a startup you are advising, you can substitute the company’s pitch for your personal pitch. Unknown. Great.

Social To-Do List iOS App WeDo Launches Out of Beta

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More specifically it allows users to track and complete tasks, get relevant reminders, and create and organize spaces for different groups of people.

Events.com Aims To Connect Event Organizers, Consumers

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San Diego-based Events.com --founded by one of the co-founders of The Active Network--is hoping to make it easier for event organizers and event goers better plan and find events, the company said this week. events.com eventscom event organizer software mobile activenetwork active network startup launch READ MORE>>.

Fixing Tech’s Gender Problem Starts With Company Culture

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Our customers are some of the world's largest, most diverse organizations on the planet, such as IBM, HP and Dell. Software Secretaries.

What Most People Don’t Understand About How Startup Companies are Valued

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If I’m wrong – at least you’ll have more data to decide how you raise & spend your company’s money. Mostly, no.

Activyst Wants to Change the World, One Girl at a Time Through Sports

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to make her way to lunch with someone at the Pan American Health Organization , the Latin branch of the World Health Organization (WHO).

How to Make Sure Professional Services Don’t Take Over Your Software Company

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So when I meet with GRP portfolio companies that do enterprise sales I try to emphasize the following: 1. training. rollout support. Whatever.

Organize globally.

Berkonomics

There are people and companies everywhere willing to work by the hour, providing great skill sets as needed, able to be shed when the job is complete. So why not organize from the start around such a strategy and hire those able to demonstrate those organizational skills? Growth! Positioning

The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA

Jason Nazar

But I thought I’d take some more time here to expand on what I think are the challenges, and opportunities, of starting a tech company in LA.

Why Big Data Security is a Must (Even Before Big Data Use Cases)

Tech Zulu Event

That’s why we’ve seen so many companies adopt big data solutions and platforms in recent years. This has opened up a noticeable dilemma, though.

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5 Tips to Becoming a More Customer Centric Organization

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Turn Your Organization Inside Out. The world has changed much since I started my first company in 1999.  As organizations we have become more open and I believe this is great for businesses and their customers.  In the first 4 years of running BuildOnline we were an “Outside In&# organization. It was humbling. 

Conference Organizers Suck at Name Tags

Both Sides of the Table

Make the company name just as big. – And while you’re at it, make the other 50% say their company name. Bit awkward, hey?

Lessons Big Companies Should Learn from Entrepreneurs

Jason Nazar

Entrepreneurs often lament big companies, but most of us hope we’ll create just that. But that doesn’t mean that they have it all figured out.

Founders from MIT With a Plan to Change How We Grow and Eat Food

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eating natural, organic fresh fruit, vegetables, herbs & lettuce year round – even in cold climates. Startup Companies

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Coffee is for closers: 5 LA companies looking to fill sales positions

Built In Los Angeles

FloQast;dammydommydimmy;PatientPop;dammydommydimmy;ReachLocal, Inc.;dammydommydimmy;Signal read more

Pasadena Angels Invest Over $4M in 2014

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Pasadena Angels for the 3rd consecutive year invested over $4 million in an array of exciting start-up companies. Since the inception of the Pasadena Angels in 2000, members have invested over $50 million in over 120 companies. Company exit returns were as high as 10X return on initial investment. Pasadena, Calif. Ron Cohen.

How Planana Is Connecting Events To Sponsors, With Anna Sergeeva

socalTECH

What is the biggest issue that local event organizers--health and family fairs, sports events, and so on--have? What is Planana? Thanks!

The Outbreaks Are Here, Where’s Our Response Plan?

Xconomy

BARDA and the World Health Organization identified institutes in developing countries that are able to make influenza vaccines, and IDRI provides the technologies for adjuvants, which are added to a vaccine to increase the body’s immune response. Another way is to build new companies in countries where disease is endemic.

Build a Product-Driven Company

Frank Addante

If you want to manage a hyper-growth company, start with a great product. That is, a company that focuses all functions on the product.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Presenting Companies at CalTech

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The Spotlight is shining down these amazing LA companies! Spotlight: LA Tech Summer SuperDemo is all electric car company  CODA. ENGAGE.

TechZulu Presents 2012 Startup Forecast | Featuring Science, Tech Coast Angels, Amplify, StartEngine, upStart.LA

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OrangicStartup’s is a company that helps Internet startups start. 24 7pm at Coloft in Santa Monica. We Our Panelist Include. Venue Sponsor.

What Mattered in 2012: Kevin Winston, Digital LA

socalTECH

In your opinion, what events, companies, or people made the biggest impact on the technology world this year? READ MORE>>.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Winter Presenting Companies at Caltech

Tech Zulu Event

Months of submissions and the amazing  help from our judges , the Spotlight is shinning down on awesome companies that were born right out of Southern California. And now without further ado I present the Spotlight: LA Tech Winter Companies: Spotlight Companies. Bill serves on the boards of directors of numerous companies.

Calacanis Debuts LAUNCH Fund I To Back 100 Companies

socalTECH

Jason Calacanis , the serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and conference organizer, announced Tuesday morning that it has closed his first, formal angel investing fund, The LAUNCH Fund I. Calacanis said the fund will invest $100-$250K in 50-100 startups. LPs in the fund include Calacanis, David Sacks, and others. READ MORE>>.

Spotlight: LA Tech Judges and SuperDemo Bill Gross of Idealab!

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Bill Gross founded Idealab in March 1996 and serves as the company’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Event Details.

HireRight Aims At Health Care Organizations

socalTECH

Irvine-based HireRight , the provider of background checks and drug and health screening services, has rolled out a new service specifically aimed at health care organizations. READ MORE>>. hireright health care background check drug screening healthcare lifescience employer employee

Launching An International Tech Startup: The Challenges And Benefits

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140,000 new startup companies are reportedly launched every day. travellers with inter-city bus companies in Latin America. customers.

Non-Profits Telling Stories Through Technology

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Entrepreneurship Featured Social News Startup Audiolife Brandon Hance Breast Cancer Awareness GoodThreads Non-profit organization

RxVantage In Deal With Rheumatology Organization

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based healthcare technology software developer RxVantage , which is led by Jay Goss, has inked an endorsement from a organization focused on rheumatology. According to the company, it has entered into a strategic agreement. READ MORE>>. rxvantage pharmaceutical medical doctor office schedule scheduling rheumatology

Congrats To The Presenting StartupDemo Companies!

Tech Zulu Event

Organizing a group of friends is hard! Organizing even simple events like dinner or drinks is a time consuming and frustrating experience.

When Does Your Company Need to Graduate to Data Science?

Tech Zulu Event

Your company is inevitably part of this data ecosystem and, without a method of harnessing the information, you cannot make smarter business decisions.

With $4.5M in Funding Wearable IoT World Launches U.S.-Pan Asia IoT Superhighway Accelerator

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The HKSAR Government welcomes innovation and technology companies from all over the world to set up offices in Hong Kong. Team of two or more.

Future of The Cloud is Bright | Just Ask the Market

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The advantages of the cloud are apparent whether you’re a multinational enterprise organization or an SMB. George V.

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Thrive Market raises $111M to bring healthy groceries to your door

Built In Los Angeles

Blog Thumbnail: Online health food company Thrive Market announced a $111 million round of funding this morning. Thrive Market. read more

Increase Your RSVP Accuracy With tureRSVP

Tech Zulu Event

They hope to take on the Facebook Events and other planning companies such as Evite and PunchBowl. Busy taking classes and studying all night?

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Interview with Anna Sergeeva and Fei Xiao, trueRSVP

socalTECH

We caught up with Anna Sergeeva and Fei Xiao, two of the co-founders of the company, to learn more about the company. Anyone can join.

Menlo Ventures Karl Mehta Launches CodeForIndia.Org To Empower Citizens In India

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Organizations such as TiE Silicon Valley, TiE Mumbai, TiE New Delhi and The Morpheus Fund and several others are among the first to support CFI.

5 Need To Know IT Security Threats Companies Face

Tech Zulu Event

From business to employee relations, as an organization, you have a lot on your plate. Advanced Persistent Threats (APT). Embedded Systems.

Organic vs. Strategic Growth

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, April 7, 2011 -- Organic vs. Strategic Growth: Why, When and How? Companies typically look for growth in one of two ways. Organic growth - accomplished through growth of sales in existing product lines/services or developing new product lines/services internally. See [link] (more

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You are your company’s moral compass.

Berkonomics

Years ago, when I was CEO of my record manufacturing company in Hollywood, I happened to walk around the plant into the press room just as Bobby, one of the employees’ favorite coworkers, was offering stolen merchandise to his fellow pressmen from a bag he was carrying.  He halted, and waited for me to react, obviously caught in the act.