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Helping Startups Understand Salespeople & the Sales Culture

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there is a nascent industry to try and help you with this, too. ” They want technical sales to help with customer objections.

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Gates Grant Helps Sirenas Extend Hunt for Drugs From Sea Organisms


Sirenas has amassed a library of prospective drug candidates by collecting sponges, cyanobacteria, algae, and other marine organisms.

Is Your Organization Ready to Become an Ecosystem Driver?


[ This article is co-authored by Stephanie Woerner. ]. In its first year, Amazon Business generated $1 billion in sales.

Three LA Organizations Score Funding From Google For CS Education


Three, local Los Angeles organizations -- DIY Girls , LA Maker Space , and Teens Exploring Technology (TXT), have scored nonprofit funding from Google, as part of the 2016 Google RISE Awards , according to the groups. All three groups help increase access to computer science (CS) for Los Angeles kis and youth. READ MORE>>. Aims To Connect Event Organizers, Consumers


San Diego-based --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. eventscom event organizer software mobile activenetwork active network startup launch READ MORE>>.

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


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

How Classy Is Helping Nonprofits To Attract and Retain Supporters


Scott Chisolm: Classy started as a fundraising application for nonprofit organization. think we're actually helping to solve that problem.

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Uber Drivers In LA Try To Organize


Los Angeles-based drivers for on-demand ride service Uber --with the help of the Teamsters--are looking to organize, according to a report from KPCC. uber angeles union teamster organize protest spokesperson for those drivers told KPCC that Uber is "not a very good partner" and often gives drivers the "short end of the stick". Ties With Game Development Organization


Los Angeles-based , a developer of an e-commerce storefront to help game companies sell merchandise such as shirts, hats, posters, and more directly to their gamer fans, said over the weekend that it has partnered with the International Game Developers Association (IGDA). READ MORE>>.

Colony Logic: Helping The Enterprise Overcome Legacy Systems


Ultimately, we also offer up all the analytics to help them make better decisions for their business. What is Colony Logic? How do you do that?

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At The Pool Redesigns Site, Rolls Out Groups For Organizations


At The Pool's site revolves around helping people connect with other people, based on their interests, and their location. READ MORE>>.

Tips to Help you Think About Sales at Your Startup

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It’s the lifeblood of any organization and yet most startups don’t have any sales DNA on their teams. Sales. We covered much ground.

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Guardian Circle Taps Your Social Network For Help In A Crisis


Just having one of those days, when you need some help--ie your car broke down, you can't get to daycare to pick up your child, you've got a medical emergency? The company said that, unlike other "panic" apps and buttons, it instead relies on your circle of friends--rather than traditional government organizations, ie. READ MORE>>.

How ContractSafe Wants To Help You Get Your Legal Docs In Order, With Ken Button


To address that disaster, Ken Button and Randy Bishop�two veterans of the startup industry�created ContractSafe (, a new online service aimed at helping companies to tame that mess and manage and store their contracts in the cloud. What is ContractSafe? Typically, these documents are a mess. It's not what people need.

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Help your employees to grow through their position.


With some people you hire, you know you are just renting their services as they pass through your organization, aimed at a higher calling. 

How Tuition.IO Is Helping To Tame Student Debt, One Employee At A Time


It makes sense for employers to help their employees pay that years ahead of that, with this program. Thanks for the time today. READ MORE>>.

TigerText's New Bot Helps Schedule Appointments, More


Is a messaging "bot" the answer to helping to improve the quality of health care? Santa Monica-based secure messaging app developer TigerText is looking to see if it is, with a new "bot" it has created for its secure messaging applications. READ MORE>>. mobile secure hipaa messaging chat robot tigertext

Duchenne Lessons: Advocates For Rare Spinal Disease Have Eyes on FDA


They need help getting out of bed and getting dressed in the morning. Heather and Jessica Tomko will tell you that they’re nothing alike.

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

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She attributes playing sports to helping her achieve in other areas of her life. Katie Rock, the founder of Activyst lives up to her name.

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. Back then it seemed foreign. 

Collect, Organize, and Share on LoveIt | Interview with Ron LaPierre Co-Founder & CEO

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LoveIt is a site for individuals and groups to discover, collect, organize and share images they love in public or private collections. Cheers!

How Planana Is Connecting Events To Sponsors, With Anna Sergeeva


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

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.

Lytx Powers Driver Safety For Organic Food Distributor


San Diego-based driver safety systems developer Lytx said this morning that natural and organic food distributor KeHe Distributors has been using its DriveCam video safety service. Lytx did not detail how much the contract with KeHe Distributors is worth to the company. READ MORE>>.

Helping Electric Vehicle Drivers Plug In Wherever They Are, With EV Connect


At the end of the day, we help anyone and everyone with a parking lot to become fueling provider of the future. What is EV Connect? Thanks!

What Mattered in 2012: Kevin Winston, Digital LA


networking angeles 2012 review year organizer event digital digitalla winston kevinWhat was the biggest news for you/your firm this year?

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

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Alex previously helped lead the Proto Group at Idealab, working to determine the feasibility of new business ideas. SuperDemo: Bill Gross.

Enrou: Combining Causes and Commerce To Help Improve The World


That''s where we entered the scene, as a platform for that particular type of organization. How do you work with those organizations?

Small Business Tools that help with Website Development and Content Sharing

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GraphDat helps streamline the process of maintaining quick and reliable  server performance.

Non-Profits Telling Stories Through Technology

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After starting Audiolife, Brandon discovered a passion for helping others to engage supporters through the telling of stories and social awareness.

Tinder Launches Group Organization, Dating Features


Tinder says its new platform is aimed at helping its users to plan their night out, letting users see who else is going out during an evening, what they are doing, and connect with other groups who have plans. The new feature lets users message others who are going out and connect with the group when they're out. READ MORE>>.

Small Business Tools that Help Grow your Business

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IDA Ireland - An organization that helps companies expand to have a corporate presence in Ireland. We all have.  Probably never. 

Interview with Anna Sergeeva and Fei Xiao, trueRSVP


Fei Xiao: Other sites, like Facebook, are not helpful. What's the story behind trueRSVP? We went into Startup Weekend to solve that issue.

Interview with Jonathan Lehmann and James Chung, KarmaGoat


That gift of livestock can help families out of extreme poverty. Did the experience at Anderson help you with starting the company?

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Local Event Organizers Need to Adopt Social Media


Since I posted on this and since I've been using this approach for quite a while, it has become pretty obvious that part of the reason that old school organizations / event producers are not getting the value of providing this kind of list. I've received a lot of positive feedback on the post. And I think it hurts them in attendance.

Dwolla Integrates With To Help Users Easily Track Their Expenses

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They help users create goals and set up budgets for everything they spend on. According to Dwolla, the process is simple.

HireRight Aims At Health Care Organizations


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

FundaGeek Partners With Inventors' Group


According to FundaGeek, the group will use FundaGeek as a crowdfunding resource to help inventors with projects. fundageek crowdfunding funding startup tech project entrepreneur inventors organizationThe two firms also said they are working with home shopping channel QVC, as part of a new program called QVC Sprouts. READ MORE>>.

Startups To Help You Survive College

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So, ok, while this may not be totally suitable for college students, it might help you get to college in the first place. But NO MORE. NetTalk.

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.