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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>>.

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.

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.

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.

GoPollGo, With Idealab Backing, Launches Twitter Polling Service

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Pasadena-based Idealab has made another investment in a Twitter-related service, in GoPollGo , which said today that it has launched an online polling service based on Twitter. The firm said it recently closed a seed funding from Idealab. gopollgo venture capital idealab twitter polling micro message survey startup

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>>.

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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.

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>>.

Punchcard | Rewarding Loyal and Providing Incentives

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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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X1 Loses Competitor: Google

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Google's service shuts down on September 14th. google technologies desktop search idealabREAD MORE>>.

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 operates a service which allows users to create their own "best of" lists in a social way. idealab listing findthebest ranker capital venture top10READ 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!

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>>.

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

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Additionally, the site allows lawyers to market their legal services by sharing expert advice and engaging in discussion. Its Time! Its Time!

Punchcard Links With Pasadena Chamber of Commerce

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Pasadena-based Punchcard , the startup headed by Andy Steuer which is developing mobile applications to enable local businesses to run punchcard-based loyalty programs, said today that it has linked with the Pasadena CHamber of COmmerce to enable local Pasadena businesses to use its service. READ MORE>>.

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

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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. Bill founded Idealab to create and build successful businesses that capitalize on innovations in areas with significant growth opportunities, including the Internet. The time has finally arrived! Join Us.

X1 Discovery Deploys In Amazon Cloud

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Pasadena-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. Both firms are backed by Idealab. Pricing on the new software was not announced. READ MORE>>.

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

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With a scale-able platform ready to expand to different industries (utilities and maintenance services, etc.) Bill received his B.S.

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. According to reports, it is planning to launch its own, competing microblogging service. The news comes via a report last night from CNN.

Interview with John Delacruz, Foodme

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What do people find is the most useful part of your service? How savvy are restaurants to using an online service like yours? Thanks!

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.

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>>.

UberMedia Buys Mixx

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UberMedia was, until Friday, known as PostUp, and headed by Idealab's Bill Gross. The acquisition looks to be a part of a shift from a provider of Twitter-based ad services to one focused more on software applications for posting and reading Twitter and other social media content. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

SoCal Investors To Benefit, As Pandora Bumps IPO Estimates

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Pandora Media , the online personalized radio station service based out of Oakland, has bumped its estimated IPO pricing range this morning, and upped the number of shares it is planning to offer in its IPO. kraft ubermedia idealab gotcher peter topspin nyse exit acquisition merger radio internet personalized pandoraREAD MORE>>.

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

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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. We are just over a month out and we’ve been holding off on this announcement for sometime. Most recently Mike Jones served as the CEO of Myspace.

X1 Discovery Hits The Cloud

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Pasadena-based X1 Discovery , the electronic discovery offshoot of X1 and Idealab, reported Tuesday that it has launched a fully cloud-deployable version of its software. The firm said the new X1 Rapid Discovery search product can be deployed anywhere in the cloud "within minutes", including deploying through Amazon Web Services.

Julie Schoenfeld On Perfect Market's New Funding

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eSolar Ties With Flextronics

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Burbank-based eSolar , the developer of solar thermal power plant technology, said Monday that it has selected Flextronics to provide design services for its heliostats and solar collector systems. manufacturing power cleantech clean thermal solar flextronics esolar idealabFinancial details of the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

PostUp Buys Echofon

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Pasadena-based PostUp , the Twitter advertising startup out of Idealab, said today that it has acquired Echofon , the developer of a number of Twitter applications. PostUp CEO Bill Gross--who also runs Idealab itself--said in a statement that the buy will complement its existing Twitter app, Twidroyd, which runs on Android phones.

Idealab's EI Solutions Gets Solar Win In Santa Barbara

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EI Solutions, the solar integration startup backed by Pasadena-based Idealab, has scored a win in the City of Santa Barbara. According to Tioga Energy, a renewable energy services provider, and EI Solutions, the two are building and funding a 384 kW DC solar electric system for Santa Barbara. READ MORE

UberMedia Updates Twidroyd

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Pasadena-based UberMedia , the Twitter client firm run by Bill Gross, said Wednesday that it has updated its Twidroyd client, which allows users to post and read tweets on the Twitter micro-messaging service. ubermedia twidroid twidroyd twitter tweet client software idealabREAD MORE>>.

Twidroyd, UberSocial Back online

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Two of the applications developed by Pasadena-based UberMedia , the Twitter client applications firm headed by Idealab's Bill Gross, are back online, according to Twitter. On Friday, Twitter had declared war on UberMedia and suspended a number of UberMedia's applications for unspecified, violations of its terms of service. 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.

Pandora IPO's SoCal Connections

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Rumors of an IPO filing for Internet radio service Pandora heated up last week, after the firm's appointment of Peter Chernin and Barry McCarthy to its board. pandora internet radio service merger acquisition

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

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IdeaLab. Yes, long before Yelp or any similar service. Some IdeaLab successes / brand names aside from Overture & CitySearch?

How Thrively Wants To Help Your Child Reach Their Full Potential

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What age is the service designed for? Having been part of Idealab for awhile, anything you learned in particular from that experience?

Spotlight: LA Tech | One Year, Recap, and Thank You!

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Mingle  is a networking service that uses location to discover and create relevant connections. Individual clips will be posted soon.

Spotlight: LA Tech | One Year, Recap, and Thank You!

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Mingle  is a networking service that uses location to discover and create relevant connections. Individual clips will be posted soon.

LA Demo Day Crowd: The Good Times Are Back

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Are the good times for startups back? At the event, the enthusiasm for startups was palpable. READ MORE>>. entrepreneur startup incubator demo angele