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Idealab Ramps Job Hiring

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In an unusual move for an otherwise dismal job market, Pasadena-based Idealab is joining the ranks of local companies doing aggressive recruiting of technology talent, saying today that it is running a technology job fair next week for its companies. idealab employment angeles pasadena technology talent jobs unemployedREAD MORE>>.

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

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We spoke with CEO Steve Schell on how Idealab believes its past experience with starting up a 3D printing company--and some new ideas on how to create a marketplace of 3D designs--are the key to making the leap from hobbyist to the mass market. Steve Schell: I glad you brought that up, Idealab and Desktop Factory. Thanks! READ MORE>>.

Idealab Adds Lin As EIR

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Pasadena-based Idealab is adding Harry Lin , the past CEO and President of Taaz, as an Executive In Residence. executive entrepreneur idealabLin said the move came to allow him to be closer to his family, due to the long commute from LA to San Diego. READ MORE>>.

Idealab Boosts Team

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Pasadena-based Idealab , the startup business incubator founded by Bill Gross, announced this morning that it has added Andy Steuer to its team. idealab executive andy steuer merchenginesThe firm said Steuer will work on new company creation, particularly in the new mobile applications area. READ MORE>>.

Insights and Opinions: Idealab and the Bill Gross Legacy

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Read William's entire post on Idealab, the Roots of the SoCal Tech Community, and the Bill Gross Legacy. Continued.). READ MORE>>.

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.

StyleSpot, Backed by Idealab, Merges With Kaboodle

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StyleSpot was venture backed by Idealab, and had been founded in 2009. hearst fashion ecommerce idealab shopping social acquisition merger kaboodle stylespotKaboodle announced the acquisition late Friday. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Mayfield's Allen Morgan was on StyleSpot's board of directors. READ MORE>>.

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

Need A Job? Come To Idealab Job Fair!

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That’s right folks Idealab is hosting a job fair at their offices for 10 of their startups companies. Bill Gross and Idealab have founded or advanced development of more than 75 companies including Overture Services, eSolar, UberMedia, CitySearch, Picasa and Internet Brands. Where: Idealab. REGISTER HERE. The Deets. 130 W.

Report: Idealab's Energy Innovations Up For Sale

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Pasadena-based Energy Innovations , the Idealab startup working on concentrating photovoltaic solar systems, is looking for a buyer, according to a report Friday. Energy Innovations is backed by both Idealab and Mohr Davidow Ventures. energy innovation idealab innovations solar photovoltaic cleantech green panel merger acquisition

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

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Alex Maleki , Member of New Venture Group at Idealab. Alex is a member of the New Venture Group at Idealab, headed by Allen Morgan.

OpenX Names Idealab's McPherson As Chief Legal Officer

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Los Angeles-based online advertising technology provider OpenX announced this morning that it has appointed Douglas McPherson, the former General Counsel of Idealab, as its new Chief Legal Officer. OpenX said that McPherson has joined the board of directors of Idealab as part of the move. READ MORE>>.

Idealab Funds Mingly

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Pasadena-based Idealab has led a round into LA-spawned Mingly , a developer of software which connects Gmail with a user's social networks. Mingly said it raised $500,000 in a seed round of financing from Idealab, Allen Morgan, Alex Karelin, and other angels Wednesday. mingly idealab venture capital software gmail contacts

Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Judges Include Mike Jones, CallFire, Idealab, Tech Coast Angels, Coloft

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Alex Maleki , Member of New Venture Group at  Idealab. Alex is a member of the New Venture Group at Idealab, headed by Allen Morgan.

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Idealab Startup Aims At $149 3D Printer, Gets Funding

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A new, Pasadena-based startup out of Idealab , the startup incubator headed by Bill Gross, is hoping to bring 3D printing to the masses for $149. maker indiegogo gross bill desktopfactory printing 3dprinter printer hero idealab newmatter matter Financial details of the new funding for New Matter was not announced. READ MORE>>.

Crash, Backed By Idealab, Debuts App For Finding Tourist Attractions

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Newly funded and launched startup Crash --backed by Idealab--said today that it has launched its iOS-based attraction discovery app and website.

Discovering Great, Local Attractions With Idealab-backed Crash

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How did you end up working with Idealab? Number two, the biggest thing Idealab has is a great shared resources pool. What is Crash?

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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>>.

Friday Infographic: LA Accelerators and Incubators

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angeles incubator accelerator startup infographic begreat startengine laci science idealab We''ve reprinted it below. READ MORE>>.

Idealab's GoPollGo Acquired By Yahoo

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GoPollGo had been backed by Ram Srinivasan, Phil Schaechter, CrunchFund, Chris Eppstein and Idealab. READ MORE>>.

X1 Loses Competitor: Google

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Interview with Nikhil Jain, ObEN

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Nikhil told us a bit about the startup,which was spawned out of Idealab, and recently raised a round of funding from CrestValue Capital, Cybernaut Westlake Partners, Leaguer Venture Investment Co., Gordon Cheng (Cameron Pace Group China), and Idealab. Nikhil Jain: My co-founder and I met at Idealab. Entertainment Co., Thanks!

Guidance Software Snags j2 Global, Idealab Vet

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Harris also has served at Idealab, Adapt Technologies, Yahoo''s Overture Services Division, FileNET, and Stac Software. guidance software executive idealab j2global michael harris marketing Pasadena-based Guidance Software said this morning that it has named Michael Harris as its new Chief Marketing Officer. 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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Idealab Backs Top10

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Pasadena-based Idealab , the startup incubator run by Bill Gross, has made another external investment in a company, funding London-based Top10. Top10 said today that it raised $3.5M, in a round led by Accel Partners, which also included Idealab, Founder Collective, Forward Venture Partners, and Shakil Khan. READ MORE>>.

UberMedia Launches Branded Channels

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Pasadena-based UberMedia , the Twitter client software firm out of Idealab, said this morning that it has launched a new set of branded channels from a set of content providers. UberMedia is headed by Idealab's Bill Gross. ubermedia twitter client twidroyd software idealab mashable usatoday publishingREAD MORE>>.

Idealab Job Fair

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011 -- Idealab Job Fair. Come explore a variety of tech opportunities and network with some of LA's top startups at the offices of Idealab, the Pasadena-based technology incubator. See [link] (more

Punchcard Raises $1M

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Pasadena-based Punchcard , the newly launched startup developing mobile, loyalty programs for retailers, said this morning that it has raised $1M from Idealab. punchcard venture capital mobile loyalty retailer iphone android idealabREAD MORE>>.

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. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Andy Steuer, Punchcard

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The firm is backed by Idealab, and is headed by Internet veteran Andy Steuer. Andy Steuer: It's actually out of Idealab proper. Thanks!

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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UberMedia Powers Ashton Kutcher Twitter App

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Pasadena-based UberMedia , the Idealab startup which develops Twitter applications, is powering a new app around celebrity Ashton Kutcher.

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. Tags: feedback idealab brand business management service ecommerce In addition, Feedback.com said that any user adding feedback to the site will get a chance to win an Apple iPhone 4. READ MORE>>.

UberMedia Planning Twitter Competitor, Says Report

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It looks like executives at Pasadena-based UberMedia , the Twitter client application provider started by Idealab's Bill Gross, may finally be fed up with the firm's constant battles with Twitter. ubermedia twitter client software idealab twidroid twidroydThe news comes via a report last night from CNN. READ MORE>>.

PostUp Buys UberTwitter, Becomes UberMedia

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Pasadena-based PostUp , the Internet advertising firm spawned out of Idealab, said Friday afternoon that it has acquired UberTwitter , developer of a Twitter client that runs on the BlackBerry Platform. postup ubertwitter ubermedia idealab twitter client advertising bill grossFinancial terms of the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

X1 Discovery Deploys In Amazon Cloud

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Both firms are backed by Idealab. x1discovery discovery idealab cloud saas software electronic ediscovery legal amazon iaasPasadena-based X1 Discovery , the enterprise, e-discovery spinout of X1, announced this morning that its X1 Rapid Discovery product is now available through the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solution Provider program.

HypeMarks Gets $350K

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According to Tim Sae Koo, the firm's founder, the funding came from Idealab, with Allen Morgan of Idealab joining the company's board. idealab networking discovery social capital venture hypemarksHypeMarks was part of the StartEngine accelerator Q1 class; the company originally grew out of Sae Koo's business class at USC.

Evolution Robotics Acquired By iRobot

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Pasadena-based Evolution Robotics , the Idealab robotics technology firm headed by Paolo Pirjanian, has been acquired by iRobot. Evolution Robotics was backed by Idealab, and also had raised funding from CMEA Ventures, The Quercus Trust of California, and Vodafone. READ MORE>>.

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.

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