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7 Tools of Entrepreneurial Awesomeness

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You can watch the 11-minute excerpt from Seth’s talk below, in which expounds upon the Seven Tools Of Awesomeness. Be An Active Listener.

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Deep analytics become more relevant in daily life

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By Greg Sikes If you have watched TV in the last two years, or walked through an airport, you have likely seen an IBM Smarter Planet advertisement.  At the core of this message is the idea that the world is becoming more Instrumented, Interconnected, and Intelligent. Just take a look around your house, or at [.].

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Gridtest Systems Gets Seeded

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Los Angeles-based Gridtest Systems , a developer of measurement tools for the electric vehicle (EV) market, said this morning that it has raised a seed round of funding from the Pasadena Angels and the Tech Coast Angels. Financial terms of the investment were not announced. READ MORE>>.

Startup Equinox

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 -- Startup Equinox. The University of Southern California is becoming a hot bed of innovation and entrepreneurial energy, but ideas and energy often don't translate to startups. It takes a diverse team to create a successful startup. Enter Startup Equinox. See [link] (more

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Mogreet Targets Hispanic Market

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Los Angeles-based Mogreet , the provider of a mobile video marketing product which is headed by James Citron, said yesterday that it has been targeting the Hispanic market with its services, and now counts a number of large customers in that category. READ MORE>>. mogreet hispanic video marketing mobile

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FindTheBest Takes On Car Classifieds

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The Santa Barbara startup said the entry into the classified market allows users to shop for cars by type, make, model, year, mileage, and color.

MyPetHabit.com Acquired By Coupaw

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Los Angeles-based MyPetHabit.com , an online, daily deals site focused on pet care items, has been acquired by New York-based Coupaw.com , Coupaw said today. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Both sites are modeled after popular daily deals sites like LivingSocial and Groupon, but are specifically focused on pet owners. READ MORE>>.

Dog Vacay Announces Funding Round

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Santa Monica-based Dog Vacay , the online person-to-person marketplace for dog boarding, has formally announced new investors in the firm, who are joining in its $1M seed funding round. DogVacay helps dog owners find other dog owners and professional pet sitters to watch over their pets, and has been billed as an " Airbnb for dog lovers".

WD Ships Portable 2TB Hard Drive

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Irvine-based disk drive maker Western Digital said today that it has shipped a 2TB, portable hard drive, which it says is the first portable drive with that amount of capacity. The new drive, part of its My Passport line of portable hard drives, is aimed at consumers. The firm now offers portable hard drives ranging from 500GB to 2TB. READ MORE>>.

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Cornerstone OnDemand Adds Volunteer Management

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the developer of software-as-a-service for human resources and talent management, announced a new product today, to help both companies and nonprofits to manage volunteers. The company is targeting corporate social responsibility efforts by companies. Pricing on the new product was not announced.

Broadcom Set To Acquired Broadlight, Says Report

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Broadlight is based in Herzliya, Israel, and develops fiber optic communications chips. READ MORE>>.

Aggregage Inks Vertical Site Deal With Sales Group

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Los Angeles-based Aggregage , the online content aggregation and publishing startup headed by Robert Flynn, has announced a deal with professional society The Sales Association , to run a targeted vertical site called SalesProCentral aimed at sales and business development professionals. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

Active Network Powers San Diego Parks and Recreation

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Active Network , the San Diego provider of software-as-a-service for recreation and registration management, said today that it has partnered with its hometown, the City of San Diego, to help the city manage its park and recreation assets. Financial impact of the win was not announced. READ MORE>>.