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3D Printing Redux: How Idealab's New Matter Wants To Bring 3D To The Masses

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Pasadena-based New Matter (www.newmatter.com) is developing a 3D printer, the MOD-t, which it says will help bridge the world of 3D printing experimentation with the consumer. Steve Schell: The company is just over a year old, and was founded at Idealab, by Bill Gross, last January. Talk about what New Matter is working on? Thanks!

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.

Foodme Gets Funding From Idealab

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Pasadena-based Foodme , a new startup looking to connect restaurants with diners, has scored new funding from Idealab's New Venture Group. Delacruz said that the firm is one of the first investments from a new effort at Idealab to invest in outside ideas. retail eating dining discount restaurant food capital venture idealab foodme

How Thrively Wants To Help Your Child Reach Their Full Potential

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Jon Kraft: Our mission is to help kids discover and pursue their passions in life. Tell me about your new company? Thanks! READ MORE>>.

Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Judges Includes BetterWorks, CallFire, Idealab, and Tech Coast Angeles

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To help curate and show off the best that LA has to offer we called in a few friends. Alex Maleki , Member of New Venture Group at Idealab.

The Design Accelerator Launches Incubator At Idealab

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A new, startup incubator-created by the Art Center College of Design and the California Insitute of Technology --said this morning that it has launched a brand new, design-focused incubator, housed at Idealab. The new incubator is headed by Mark Breitenberg and Erik Hovanec. READ MORE>>.

The Complete Guide To Southern California Accelerators and Incubators, Part I

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Up next: Part II, The in-house incubators/studios, including Idealab, Science, Brighthouse, Nantworks, Originate Labs. Funding: Yes. K5Launch.

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Punchcard Links With Pasadena Chamber of Commerce

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The startup--which is backed by Idealab--said the effort will help Pasadena area merchants increase revenues and help communicate and reward customers of their businesses. punchcard pasadena chamber commerce idealab loyalty mobile androidThose rewards include cash back, free meals, or other gifts from those retailers.

X1 Discovery Takes On Social Media Discovery

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Sharpening its focus on the electronic discovery market, Pasadena-based X1 , the enterprise search tools provider backed by Idealab, has split out a new company called X1 Discovery , headed by John Patzakis, the former President of eDiscovery at X1. discovery electronic ediscovery software forensics legal search idealab guidance

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Interview with Andy Steuer, Punchcard

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Last week, Pasadena-based Punchcard (www.punchcard.com) launched its mobile apps, which help local retailers provide rewards to loyal customers.

Idealab Launches Feedback.com

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Pasadena-based Idealab 's newest company, Feedback.com , said today that it has launched an effort to help the gulf cleanup effort. Feedback.com said it has launched an online platform to allow businesses to gain feedback from their customers, and help protect their reputation on the Internet. READ MORE>>.

HypeMarks Gets $350K

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Los Angeles-based HypeMarks , the developer of a service which helps users find new places to explore on the web, has raised $350,000 in a funding round, socalTECH has learned. According to Tim Sae Koo, the firm's founder, the funding came from Idealab, with Allen Morgan of Idealab joining the company's board. READ MORE>>.

Conversations with Richard Chino, pt. 1

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My best friend was at IdeaLab at that time, working on the GoTo.com project, and he approached me to join their team. That’s true. Tweet Tweet.

TweetUp Launches Out Of Idealab, Gets Funding

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Pasadena-based Idealab has launched a new company, TweetUp , which focused on showcasing Twitter users and helping them to grow an online following.

Interview with Gladys Kong, UberMedia

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How do you make sense of all that data and actually help it to drive business decisions? Pasadena-based UberMedia (Www.ubermedia.com) is taking that data, and sorting through it to help businesses. idealab intelligence business data location smartphone mobile measurement media interview startup ubermediaThanks! READ MORE>>.

Innovate Pasadena Seeks To Focus Pasadena's Innovation, Tech Efforts

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One of those areas is Pasadena, home to Idealab, Caltech, and a large number of technology companies, big and small. To help bring some focus to the area, a new group, Innovate Pasadena , said this morning that it has launched to promote Pasadenas a leading center for innovation for technology and design. READ MORE>>.

Punchcard | Rewarding Loyal and Providing Incentives

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New product addition): To help businesses track their loyal customer base and proactively provide their own incentives. Value for all parties.

Interview with John Delacruz, Foodme

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So, we can help them fill that table by allowing them to adjust their pricing. Tell us a bit about the involvement of Idealab here?

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

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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. Bill Gross founded  Idealab  in March 1996 and serves as the company’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. The time has finally arrived! Bill received his B.S.

Submissions Now Open For Spotlight: LA Tech Winter

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Idealab  continues to explore a range of technology frontiers. New models for improving the search experience are at the core of several companies currently growing inside of Idealab. The brand promise is to service curiosity and to help provide a sense of belonging in one of America’s iconic cities. Diamond Sponsor.

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

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If you believe that you have a great idea that has a potential to sell and you need help in product development, we are here for your help.

Julie Schoenfeld On Perfect Market's New Funding

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Julie Schoenfeld: When we talked last, we were focusing primarily on helping publisher monetize their archived content. Congrats on funding.

Spotlight: LA Tech Winter | Recap, Videos, and Thank You!

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To close off the evening we had an especially inspirational super demo from Idealab’s Bill Gross. Bill received his B.S.

Spotlight: LA Tech SuperDemo Announced! | Mike Jones Former Myspace CEO

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We want to provide our audience with not only amazing presenting startups/newly released products (submissions still open Apply Here ) but also outstanding people that can help you grow as an entrepreneur and lead a successful business. Idealab  continues to explore a range of technology frontiers. Diamond Sponsor. Community Sponsor.

Punchcard Links With Local Marketing Group

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KDA helps its clients drive local leads for their brands. The firm is backed by Idealab. Pasadena-based Punchcard , the developer of mobile loyalty applications which is headed by Andy Steuer, said today that it has signed an agreement with KDA Group , a local marketing agency. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

Gem Gets $2M For Bitcoin API

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Gem has develops an API which helps developers build in Bitcoin support and security into their apps. Gem is led by Micah Winkelspecht.

Startup Weekend LA | Recap February 2012

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Tyler has helped coach dozens of companies through pitching and presenting at Launch Conf and formerly TechCrunch 50. Coffee is for closers!”

Punchcard Launches Business Analytics Product

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Pasadena-based Punchcard , the Idealab startup developing mobile apps to encourage customer loyalty at retail businesses, announced today that it has launched a new product, Punchcard for Business. Pricing on the new product was not disclosed. The firm's apps run on both Android and iPhone. READ MORE>>.

Howard Morgan Steps Down At First Round Capital, Back To Angel Investing

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Howard Morgan , the venture capitalist who helped found Idealab back in 1996, and has since been Founding Partner at seed stage investment fund First Round Capital , is returning to angel investing and will not participate in First Round Capital's new fund. howard morgan first round capital angel investing investment fund idealab

Metacloud Snags Google Exec

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Metacloud--which helps companies deploy enterprise scale, private clouds based on OpenStack--said that Grey will be responsible for heading up its scalability efforts and architecture. Earthlink, Digital Planey, USWeb, and Idealab. Metacloud said Grey had been at Google for the last decade, and also has served at Yahoo!, READ MORE>>.

Silicon Beach Fest Celebrates Tech Startups and Hollywood in LA | Pics, Highlights and What’s Next!

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“LA’s best chapter is about to be written,” said Eric Garcetti, LA City Council Member and Mayoral Candidate. Kindling’s: L.A.

Triptrotting Looks To Connect Travelers, Locals

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Pasadena-based Triptrotting , a new startup funded by Idealab, is launching its service today, to help match travelers to like-minded local hosts. Triptrotting uses an algorithm to match travelers and locals, to help them on their trips. Triptrotting's founders are Aigerim Duiseneyeva and Shana Zheng. READ MORE>>.

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Triptrotting Raises $1M

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Pasadena-based Triptrotting , which operates an online service to help connect travelers with local hosts, has raised $1M in a Series A funding, the firm said this morning.The funding came from Google Ventures, Mark Suster, 500 Startups, WI Harper, Bill Gross of Idealab, Safa Raschtchy, and Eric Chen. READ MORE>>.

CapLinked Launches Pitch Competition

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According to the firm, the new competitoin is a way to help entrepreneurs get noticed and gain exposure for their companies, with the finalists invited to make a live, online "pitch-off" to a panel of judges. CapLinked was founded by Eric M. READ MORE>>. caplinked pitch business entrepreneur startup competition fundraising

Triptrotting Adds Events and Activities

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Santa Monica-based Triptrotting , which helps match travelers with like-minded locals, is expanding this morning, saying that it has added a new "Social Activities" feature to help users find activities by location, date, time, and price. Triptrotting said it now has expanded to over 2,000 cities worldwide. READ MORE>>.

Perfect Market Acquired By Taboola

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Pasadena-based Perfect Market , the Idealab-backed developer of programmatic advertising technology, has been acquired by New York-based Taboola. Taboola said the buy will help boost the company''s annualized run rate to $250M. perfect market taboola merger acquisition content advertising optimization software idealab

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

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His impact has even helped a small country gain admission to the United Nations. IdeaLab. Summary notes, as always, provide below. eToys.

Zuma Ventures: Creating A New Technology Startup Model

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However, the other pieces of what we do are a somewhat evolved model similar to the early days of what Bill Gross did at Idealab. Thanks!

Accelerators & Incubators: An Entrepreneur’s Point of View

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We give you simple, plain-English suggestions that help you become a dangerously powerful social media wizard with zero effort. Panelist.

Bill Gross Backs Startup Idea Marketplace IdeaMarket

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ideamarket venture capital idealab marketplace According to the startup--which is based in San Francisco--it will let participants in the process share in equity and other profits from those companies. All of those ideas have a pre-commited amount of capital from investors willing to back those ideas. READ MORE>>.