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Web Second, Mobile First

Both Sides of the Table

The titles were: Mobile First, Web Second. Mobile First, Web Second (continued). People forgot that Fred also wrote “Web Second.”

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Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application

TechEmpower

” In our performance consulting work, we often hear variations of the following: “Our web application was running fine with a few hundred users.

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Technical Advisors: Every Web/Mobile Startup Must Have One

SoCal CTO

And it made me come to a new realization: Every early-stage web/mobile/online startup should have at least one technical advisor, probably two.

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The End of the Web? Don’t Bet on It. Here’s Why

Both Sides of the Table

In it he asserts that the web is dying and in its ashes will see the rise of the “App Internet.” Enter the World Wide Web (WWW).

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Los Angeles Web Developer

SoCal CTO

Just the kind of person I like to meet. :) But I was a bit surprised when he emphasized how hard it had been for them to find a web developer in Los Angeles. My flippant comment was, “If you do a Google search for Los Angeles web developer, you’ll find a LOT of people and firms.” So my flip suggestion was actually not all that helpful.

Qualaroo Launches New Product, Helps Convert Web Visitors

socalTECH

Qualaroo , a developer of website conversion and analytics software which helps web businesses improve the experience and conversion of their visitors, has launched a new product. Qualaroo''s CEO, Sean Ellis, has been involved in such startups as Eventbrite, Dropbox, Xobni, LogMeIn, among other companies. READ MORE>>.

5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras

From the Venture Trenches

The pride and effort they have placed in building up their business should be reflected through their web presence. They are as follows: 1.

Mingly Launches Mingly Web and MyPeople | Manage Your TwitFaceMailBookLink

Tech Zulu Event

Last fall, Mingly released their first product last fall to help users manage their endless webs of connections. via Gmail.

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Gary Hayslip on the City of San Diego as Cybersecurity Test Bed

Xconomy

They get to use the city as a test bed, and my team works with their teams to help develop their technology. Gary Hayslip.

5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras

From the Venture Trenches

The pride and effort they have placed in building up their business should be reflected through their web presence. With over three billion local search queries in any given month on Google alone, no business can afford not to be on the web. Asmita’s are challenging for a web designer; anyway you move you will be damned.

StageIt Gets Funding To Help Broadcast Musicians

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based startup StageIt , which operates an online web platform which lets musicians interact with their fans through live broadcasts from their laptop, has raised a round of funding. The funding came from DEV (Digital Entertainment Ventures), a newly launched New York investment firm headed by Alan McGlade and Michael Yang.

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Hackathon Targets Orange County Web Developers

socalTECH

In one of the newest "hackathons" to hit Southern California, a group of companies are looking to draw Orange County software developers to a new hackathon, geared around WebRTC, the open "Web Real Time Communications" framework aimed at helping developers create voice and video chat applications. READ MORE>>.

Nervana’s $400M+ Buyout Reflects Key Tech Trend in Machine Learning

Xconomy

Just about anything you’ve heard [about] at Google that sounds interesting and new is based on machine learning,” Jurvetson said at the time.

The 7 “Free” Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

Jason Nazar

The 7 Ways to Get (unpaid) Traffic on the Web. “If You Build It…They Will Come”, may work for historical baseball ghosts, but it’s not a strategy you can rely on when starting an internet company.Driving traffic to your website is a formula that can be reverse engineered. Helpful Resources about Search Engine Traffic : 68 Helpful SEO Tools.

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CreatorUp Links You With Top Filmakers & YouTube Creators To Make Awesome Web Series

Tech Zulu Event

And our network of filmmaker and entertainment industry colleagues allow us to recruit top teachers who are leaders in the web world.

At “The Vine,” Developer Builds a Vertical Campus for Tech Startups

Xconomy

The tech community has helped us evolve as a company here,” Turner said. Such campuses abound in Silicon Valley, in a sprawling, horizontal way.

Help Kluge & SWSCA Win a Webby Award

From the Venture Trenches

Filed under: Design Agency , Web Design , Webby Tagged: DIY , Stan Winston , Video , Webby Award. 2013 How To/DIY Webby Award.

Why Entrepreneurs Should Care About Inequality and Divisiveness

Xconomy

In Sweden, citizens and entrepreneurs gladly pay taxes because of all the personal and social benefits those taxes produce. Need more convincing?

New Bootstrap Fund Pulls Itself Up in World of Health IT Deals

Xconomy

They came to San Diego in 1996, when Scripps Health hired Balgrosky as CIO and senior vice president. He founded MaxIT Healthcare in 2001.

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Autobytel Launches Web Chat Service

socalTECH

Irvine-based Autobytel announced this morning that it has launched a new, live web chat service aimed at auto dealers and manufacturers. The firm said the services are aimed at increasing the close ratio for auto dealers. Pricing on the new service was not announced. READ MORE>>. autobytel chat automotive auto lead generation sales close

Fintech Lender Uses Profitability to Step Out from Industry Cloud

Xconomy

LendingClub helped to pioneer the model, saying in November 2012 that it had surpassed $1 billion in loans issued since 2006, when it was founded. In contrast to some alternative lenders, the San Diego firm said it is growing fast and is consistently profitable. million in 2012 to more than $59 million in 2015.

Help Kluge & SWSCA Win a Webby Award

From the Venture Trenches

Filed under: Design Agency , Web Design , Webby Tagged: DIY , Stan Winston , Video , Webby Award. Design Agency Web Design Webby DIY Stan Winston Video Webby Award Kluge and the Stan Winston School of Character Arts are nominated for a. 2013 How To/DIY Webby Award. Please vote for the Stan Winston School here: VOTE.

Connect6 Aims To Bridge The Web, Real Life Contacts

socalTECH

A new, Los Angeles-based Connect6 launched this week, with a new, Chrome browser extension which looks to bridge the web--and such sites as Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, and other services--with LinkedIn-like information on potential contacts. Connect6 is headed by Vik Kashyap. READ MORE>>.

Can Blip.TV Change The Indie Production Market On The Web?

Tech Zulu Event

And the ability for viewers to create custom accounts might be a bit more helpful too. The folks over at Blip.tv To date, Blip.tv

StockTwits Ties With Investor Relations Web Developer

socalTECH

San Diego-based StockTwits , the online, finance-focused messaging service, said today that it has partnered with Q4 Web Systems , a developer of corporate websites and social media products for public companies. The two said that Q4 will integrate StockTwits products and services as part of its offering for public companies. READ MORE>>.

Selecting a Web Development Company

SoCal CTO

I''ve written before about finding Web Development Firms in Los Angeles. What do they do after the web site is launched? Graphic design?

UX Workshops by Celebrated Author & Usability Expert, Eric Reiss

Tech Zulu Event

He is the author of various best selling books including Practical Information Architecture, Web Dogma ’06 and Usable Usability. budgets.

Xconomy Guide to Best Sessions at Startup Week San Diego

Xconomy

Startup Week San Diego, like a lot of other places that host similar events, has been billed as a weeklong celebration of entrepreneurship. and abroad.

Small Business Tools that help with Website Development and Content Sharing

Tech Zulu Event

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

Putting the Pedal to the Metal at Amplify

From the Venture Trenches

We heard how Jeff transitioned from a start-up founder to an institutional investor when he helped found Amplify towards the end of 2011.

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

Tech Zulu Event

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. Mobile Web America, Inc. Start Engine  is a rapid accelerator focused on helping Los Angeles-based technology startups build a solid foundation for success in 90 days. 

Curating The Web Using PublishThis, with Matt Kumin

socalTECH

The firm has created a tool which uses software and semantic search to help in the whole process of curating content. We're in beta now. Thanks!

IT Department and Web Teams | Who Does What Now?

Tech Zulu Event

IT Departments and Web Teams are not synonymous. Web Teams are necessary to running websites and applications. Roles. Responsibilities.

PickDeck – Content Based on YOUR Interests

Tech Zulu Event

Then we  crawl the web and see what other people are sharing with the interests that you care about. Enter PickDeck. Pretty neat.

Creating a Responsive Web Design for Business Development

Tech Zulu Event

One of the best ways for increase in business development is to create a more responsive web design. Using a Responsive Sizing Design.

Why Google Fiber? Moat-widening Endeavor & Future of Computing.

Tech Zulu Event

Web browser – even a functional computer with an OS isn’t enough to access most Google services. This post will focus on the former.

Putting the Pedal to the Metal at Amplify

From the Venture Trenches

The Amplify partners are dedicated to helping their entrepreneurs build the best companies possible and they throw themselves into it with great passion. We heard how Jeff transitioned from a start-up founder to an institutional investor when he helped found Amplify towards the end of 2011. Amplify Mentor Panel in full swing.

Startups To Help You Survive College

Tech Zulu Event

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.

User Interface Beyond the Web Site

SoCal CTO

Normally the product is defined as a web site. Most founders are fairly passionate about the features and functions of the web site, iPhone application, Facebook application, or whatever web application represents the product. What applications and web sites have you been using? I talk to a lot of founders of startups.

More Web Events in Los Angeles

SoCal CTO

Doing a good job of helping to make events happen. I’ve updated my earlier post on Networking Events Los Angeles with some great suggestions from Lorin Cha who I just met through LinkedIn. Here were the new ones: LeanLA Startup Circle Meetup I’ve gone to a couple of these. Especially if you are looking at early-stage start-up issues.