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myfab5 Wanst to Reinvent The Way You Find Food | Interview With Co-Founder Calvin Schemanski

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Apps & Software Entrepreneurship iPhone Marketing Social Media Startups Facebook Google myfab5 Recommendation Reviews Yahoo Yelp and 4.5

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HireRight Takes On Resume Padding Executives

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HireRight said it has been providing similar services through millions of background checks each year, but that the new offering specifically is aimed at high profile positions to protect organizations from "potential embarrassment." hireright resume padding yahoo executive biography background check saasREAD MORE>>.

Kaleio Integrates National and International Job Listings via Indeed.com | Founder Interview Jim Riley

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Using Kaleio, members can find, connect and message others free of charge. Mashable, and several others. Below is our interview in detail. Education.

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Why Entrepreneurs Should Be Respected More Than Loved

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The “doers” in your organization. You motivate, cajole, reassign tasks, hire, fire and push the organization forward. They want to help the organization determine what must be built and when. The nuance and neuroses of these living organisms. Contrast that with years of decay at Yahoo! Power. Control.

Tinder Bolsters Executive Ranks

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McDonald was formerly SVP/Head of Original Marketing at Starz Entertainment; Zhang was VP of Engineering at Yahoo!; Tinder said that CTO Ryan Ogle will become responsible for its product organization, Jonathan Badeen becomes Chief Strategy Officer at the company, and current CMO Phil Schwarz will shift to leading marketing initiatives.

How YP.com Is Growing A Giant Tech Team In Glendale

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Much of it is the relationship effect, and because of a lot of people deep in the organization. How big is YP.com? Louis and Atlanta. Thanks!

When Should You Allow Exclusivity in Deals?

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So the value on the Internet went “up the stack” to portals such as Yahoo!, need to give credit for the topic to PR Malloy who Tweeted me this question. must admit I discuss this very frequently with portfolio companies but hadn’t thought to write about it. Excite, MSN and eventually Google. THAT is the power of exclusivity.

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How YP Is Growing A Giant Tech Team In Glendale

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Much of it is the relationship effect, and because of a lot of people deep in the organization. How big is YP? Louis and Atlanta. Thanks!

The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery

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First, A Primer: Portals, RSS, Feed Readers & Delicious - When the web started we needed directories to find information and thus Yahoo!

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Understanding How The Innovator’s Dilemma Affects You

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They are run by smart & shrewd people or they wouldn’t become leaders in incumbent organizations in the first place. They can’t.

Some Thoughts on Leadership Going into 2016

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It’s why I was always critical of the “acquihire culture” at places like Yahoo ! They are transparent about the goals and objectives of the organization and they’re willing to tell people how the company is doing against those goals. The reality of most startups is about survival. Sense of Purpose. Conviction.

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As U.S. Looks to Launch Precision Health Study, Google’s Role Emerges

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Collins, whose organization is overseeing much of the initiative, raised the question last month, even as he announced a goal to start recruitment by November, only four months away. The U.S. Those concerns are shared by the public. But they did not view tech companies as trustworthy stewards. Vanderbilt is the lead contractor.

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8 Tips To Get the Most Out of Your Investors and Board

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So naturally we’re pushing for him to drop critical information when their paths cross organically. Rob Bailey is the CEO of DataSift.

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Entrepreneurs Should be Respected, Not Loved

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I’ve been thinking a lot about what it takes to be a great leader and seem to be having this conversation a lot lately about Facebook, Yahoo!,

TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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MusicMatch was acquired by Yahoo! 28 from 7pm-10pm in Santa Monica. There will be plenty of  FREE  food and drinks! in 2004. On Demand).

Interview with Jonathan David, Tapstone

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We spoke with Jonathan about the company and where it fits into the advertising market. What is Tapstone all about? What''s your background? Thanks!

Biz2Beach To Stream Live Here On TechZulu

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Tony has previously worked for organizations like PayPal, Yahoo! Matthew Arevalo, Founder, Master Works.

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Interview with John Mudge, iBN Sports

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That got us the eye of the people at YouTube, Yahoo Rivals, and others, in terms of being a major player in high school sports, with quality content.

CapLinked Raise $1.6m Series A Round & Appoint Adam Sroka As VP Technology

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He helped develop an airline tracking system for Homeland Security and is an organizer of the Agile Open SoCal conference. Now $2.5

UCLA DEV Contest Proves Grand Ideas & Teamwork are Essential to LA Tech

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Laptops, Desktop PC’s and a plethora of smartphones were strewn across desks inside of rooms that were almost creepily silent.

Find Egg-breakers: People With Influence & Authority and Are Unafraid to Use Them

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These are the permanent members of a VC. This lesson on NINAs applies to VC pitches as well as any sale. 1. Some people have authority (A).

Your Product Needs to be 10x Better than the Competition to Win. Here’s Why:

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GoTo.com went on to ink huge distribution deals with Microsoft, AOL & Yahoo! Overture was sold to Yahoo! Overture (Goto.com). Heresy.

A Few Key People Really Can Make a Huge Difference

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Community Leaders + Organizers. Perhaps somebody needs to organize it a bit better to go into more angel deals. Me: “Bullshit.

As Populist as it May Feel, 98% of VCs Aren’t Dumb

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Hard to imagine that Dick joined “organically” or that his becoming CEO also was organic. But VC is like congress. Dying.

How Chippmunk Hopes To Use UX To Rise Above The Coupon Crowd

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We spoke to CEO Brian Nickerson --an Internet veteran with time at Yahoo and Internet Brands--about the company and its goals. Thanks!

Bringing The Benefit Of Managed Cloud To Enterprises, With Metacloud

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Steve Curry: I had been at Yahoo managing their storage operations. What does MetaCloud do? There is an advantage and disadvantage to that.

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Jake Wood serves as President of Team Rubicon , the organization he co-founded following the massive earthquake in Haiti. Weekly. Idea Mensch.

How FatCloud Is Bringing NoSQL To The World of Microsoft

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The company was actually born in Los Angeles, out of a company which was a.NET development organization. What exactly is FatCloud? Thanks!

Interview with Wes Nichols, MarketShare

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One of their partners is Ted Meisel, who we worked with closely when he was CEO of Overture, before selling it to Yahoo. Thanks! READ MORE>>.

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Interview with Lane Soelberg, WePlay

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Where do you organize and share all the information about your team's games? How did WePlay come about? How did you get involved? Thanks!

Interview with Alex Benzer, SocialEngine

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People we met there were Greg Cohn, who was recently head of yahoo games. First of all, of those who haven't heard of SocialEngine, what is it?

Social Networking Addiction Bears Fruit

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Jeff was tweeting about needing help organizing and promoting the upcoming #140conf LA Meetup. The first to respond was @robinzucker of Yahoo!

Social Networking Addiction Bears Fruit FAST

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Jeff was tweeting about needing help organizing and promoting the upcoming #140conf LA Meetup. The first to respond was @robinzucker of Yahoo!

Digital LA - Digital Drinks @ Les Deux

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Digital LA organizes mixers for professionals in online entertainment, marketing, and advertising. Attendees work at Sony Pictures, FOX Interactive, MySpace, Google, Yahoo!, Tuesday, November 18, 2008 -- For our next Digital Drinks, we're heading to Hollywood hot spot Les Deux! Stop on by for informal casual networking.

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The Underground powered by PDC10 is a highly anticipated annual event that is organized by Microsoft for the Southern California technology and startup community. Tuesday, November 9, 2010 -- UndergroundPDC. Jason Nazar (Co-Founder and CEO of Docstoc.com, a prominent startup in the LA community) will be moderating. See [link] (more

ConTraps Part II – Contract Traps Entrepreneurs Should Avoid At All Costs

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As shown at left, Google’s initial go-to-market strategy included syndication of its search capabilities to third-party sites, including Yahoo and AOL.

Assignmint: Freelance Work Available | Founder Interview, The Future of Journalism & The LA Startup Scene

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Whereas that used to take maybe hours of hours of your time to organize and with us you can just spend a few minutes and you’re done.

Embrace Losing – It Will Make You Stronger

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This is an updated post from my ongoing series on  Startup Advice that I learned from founding two companies.  . HATE LOSING. On Losing in VC. or eBay.

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Social Networking (the Shorter Version) Past, Present, Future

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Yahoo! Yahoo! This blog post originally appeared in serialized form here on TechCrunch. Social Networks: Past, Present & Future.

Los Angeles Tech Launched - Hot List

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This is the beginning of a content community that collects and organizes the best content from blogs and web sites. I'm happy to announce the launch of the Los Angeles Tech Content Community. The goal is to create a place where it's relatively easy to find current content and highly relevant content surrounding Los Angeles Technology.