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Swagbucks Buys Sodahead

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According to Prodege, it will acquire all of SodaHead''s assets and staff from its Encino headquarters, and will move them to Swagbucks offices in El Segundo. Los Angeles-based prodege , the parent company of Swagbucks , said this morning that it has acquired Sodahead , the online polling and discussion platform founded by Jason Feffer.

uSamp Courts App Developers With SDK

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Encino-based uSamp , which develops online survey and sampling technology, is courting mobile app developers with a new software development kit.

uSamp Raises $6.0M

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According to the filing, the funding is part of an ongoing, $7.0M fundraising effort by the company. READ MORE>>.

Cyber Rain Gets EPA WaterSense Certification

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Cyber Rain said that it is the first smart irrigation product to achieve full Watersense certification. READ MORE>>.

uSamp Launches Self-Serve Survey Site

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The firm said its new SurveyBuilder platform allows anyone to create their own panels, via a self-service interface. READ MORE>>.

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uSamp Updates Market Research Service

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uSamp's services are used by companies to conduct market research and surveys. The firm's CEO is Matt Dusig. READ MORE>>.

Phorus Debuts New Wireless Home Audio Speaker

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Encino-based Phorus , the developer of wireless home audio speaker technology which is now owned by DTS, said it has launched a new product called the Phorus PS5. The new speaker lets users stream audio from their iOS, Android, and Windows PCs to multiple rooms over Wi-Fi. READ MORE>>. wireless playfi whole home audio speaker phorus

uSamp Names New Exec

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Wheeler has previously served at such firms as SpotRunner, Yahoo!, and Overture/GoTo.com. The company is headed by Matt Dusig and Gregg Lavin.

uSamp Names Sales Strategy VP

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Pink joins the company from Think Passenger, where he was VP of Business Development. READ MORE>>. usamp survey panel executive

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uSamp, Kiplinger Tie On Market Research Panel

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uSamp said the Kiplinger organization has chosen the firm to power a custom, online market research panel under the Kiplinger brand. READ MORE>>.

Cyber-Rain Names Chief Revenue Officer

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He also has served at Savant Systems, Runco International, and NEC Technologies Personal Display Division. READ MORE>>.

uSamp To Support Red Cross

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uSamp's survey services are used by companies for online polling and market research. READ MORE>>.

uSamp: 65 Percent of Companies Allow Working Remotely

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The company said its new study finds that 65 percent of companies now allow employees to work remotely, versus 35 percent that do not. READ MORE>>.

Cyber-Rain Gets EPA WaterSense Label

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Encino-based Cyber-Rain , the venture backed developer of Internet-connected, smart irrigation controllers, reported yesterday that it has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense label. The label indicates that it meets or exceeds certain criteria to use water more efficiently. READ MORE>>.

First Time Entrepreneur Workshop

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Matt Crowley from Crowley Corporate Legal Strategy is teaching another great First Time Entrepreneur Workshop with the LA Venture Association (LAVA) on Saturday September 24th in Encino. Saturday, September 24, 2016 -- First Time Entrepreneur Workshop. See [link] (more

First Time Entrepreneur Workshop

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Matt Crowley from Crowley Corporate Legal Strategy is teaching another great workshop with the LA Venture Association (LAVA) on Saturday September 24th in Encino. Saturday, September 24, 2016 -- First Time Entrepreneur Workshop. Join us for our next First Time Entrepreneur Workshop! See [link] (more

uSamp Links With J.D. Power

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Power and Associates. According to J.D. Power and Associates, it has created the J.D. Financial details of the relationship were not disclosed.

uSamp Snags Beachmint's CTO

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Encino-based market research and sampling firm uSamp said today that it has named Carl Trudel as its new Chief Technology Officer. READ MORE>>.

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uSamp Gets $15M More For Market Research Tools

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Encino-based sampling and online research firm uSamp announced this morning that it has raised $15M in a new round of funding. platform.

uSamp Launches Updated Mobile Polling App

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uSamp said users can earn as much as $50.00 for participating in polls. READ MORE>>. usamp mobile polling itunes ipoll

uSamp Names New Insights, Strategy Head

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uSamp said it has hired Robert Clancy, a veteran of such companies as Diageo, JCPenney, Blockbuster and PepsiCo, to the position. READ MORE>>.

uSamp Hires CTO

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Sobolevsky was most recently VP at Technology at RazorGator Intractive. Sobolevsky also has previously served at TicketOS and Outreach Express.

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uSamp Names VP

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Warshaw joins the firm from Lightspeed Research and TNS, and also worked at Nielsen Company. The company says it now has more than 185 employees.

United Sample Becomes uSamp

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Dusig and Lavin started United Sample in 2008, a few years after selling goZing to Greenfield Online in 2005. READ MORE>>.

Digital LA -Tech Rehab @ Citrusbyte

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Were teaming up with web development shop Citrusbyte for a FREE tech BBQ pool party for programmers, product managers, web developers, and friends at Citrusbytes web developer mansion in Encino. Saturday, June 27, 2009 -- Digital LA -Tech Rehab @ Citrusbyte. Summer's here! See [link] (more

How FreedomPop's Free Wireless Internet is Disrupting Telecom

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How do you go about trying to completely disrupt the entire telecom industry? There's massive inefficiency in this category. They're fantastic backers.

Eight Tech Gadgets To Add To Your Gifts List

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The Phorus PS1 speaker, from Encino-based Phorus, provide high fidelity audio in a compact package, with direct connection to your Android device. 8.

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uSamp Ties With GutCheck

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uSamp said it will provide automated deliver of screened and qualified participants to GutCheck's online qualitative market research studies.

uSamp Buys AOL Unit

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Encino-based uSamp , the online survey and panel firm headed by Matt Dusig, has acquired AOL's DMS Insights unit, the firm said today.

uSamp Unveils Panel Management Offerings

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uSamp is venture backed by Greycroft Partners and DFJ Frontier. READ MORE>>.

uSamp Adds Gould, Moriarty To Board

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Gould is a Venture Partner with Greycroft Partners, and Moriarty is the former President and CEO of Ticketmaster. READ MORE>>.

Cyber-Rain Raises $1.6M More

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According to the filing, the new funding is part of an ongoing, $2.0M fundraising effort by the firm. READ MORE>>.

SodaHead Launching Major Redesign

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According to the site, it is improving the look and feel of its site, adding polls with an interactive map feature, and improving the layout of pages.

uSamp Reports Growth

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Actual financials for the privately held firm were not disclosed, however, the firm claimed record growth in its year-over-year results. READ MORE>>.

United Sample Expands Sales, Employees

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Encino-based United Sample is reporting today that it had a triple-digit sales increase over last year, and has now has 70 team members working at the firm. Actual financial details were not announced by the startup, but the company said it is seeing rapid growth in its online panels. READ MORE>>.

uSamp Eyes Check-Ins For Mobile Surveys

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uSamp Appoints Two Executives

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Miller is the president of DMS Insights, which uSamp acquired in June from AOL. Courtright was also at DMS. READ MORE>>.

uSamp Gets $10M In Series C

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The funding was led by OpenView Venture Partners. uSamp's online platform is used to manage online polling and sampling for clients. READ MORE>>.

uSamp Expands With New Offices

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Encino-based uSamp , the venture backed online surveying and panel firm, said today that it has opened two new offices in an expansion.

Bid4Spots Claims Revenue Gains

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The firm reported this morning that it has more than doubled its revenues this year, despite the economy. READ MORE>>.