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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.

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>>.

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.

UberMedia Snags Yahoo Exec

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Pasadena-based UberMedia , the Idealab-backed developer of mobile apps and other mobile advertising products, said today that it has named Yahoo veteran Eric Aledort as the company''s Chief Business Development Officer. Aledort was most recently VP, head of media for Yahoo''s global partnerships group. READ MORE>>.

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>>.

How Chippmunk Hopes To Use UX To Rise Above The Coupon Crowd

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We spoke to CEO Brian Nickerson --an Internet veteran with time at Yahoo and Internet Brands--about the company and its goals. Thanks!

Perfect Market Names Advisors

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Pasadena-based Perfect Market, the Idealab-backed startup which is looking to help publishers monetize their underutilized and archive content, said Wednesday that it has created a new advisory board. Tags: perfect advisor market idealab executive READ MORE>>.

San Gabriel Valley: Bitcoin Creator Not The Only Inventor In Town

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Paid search advertising , invented at Goto.com --a spinout of Idealab--which was later acquired by Yahoo for $1.63 Comment below!

UberMedia Names VP

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Pasadena-based UberMedia , the Idealab-backed developer of mobile and desktop messaging and social media apps, is announcing this morning that it has hired Ken Rudman as its Vice President of Developer Relations. Rudman has also served at Technicolor, Overture/Yahoo! Search Marketing, and Citysearch.com. READ MORE>>.

Los Angeles Tech Launched - Hot List

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I'm happy to announce the launch of the Los Angeles Tech Content Community. This is the beginning of a content community that collects and organizes the best content from blogs and web sites. The goal is to create a place where it's relatively easy to find current content and highly relevant content surrounding Los Angeles Technology.

This Week in VC with Jim Armstrong of Clearstone

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They were started in affiliation with IdeaLab and were the first-round lead in PayPal. That seems to be the case for lots of AOL / Yahoo!

This Week in Venture Capital – Episode 2

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billion to Yahoo! High Profile Deal of the Week: 1.  TweetUp. This is “Adsense for Twitter.”  In fact, it is Overture 2.0. Overture sold for $1.6

This Week in VC – Scott Painter, CEO of Zag & TrueCar

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Scott’s first big foray into industry-changing companies came with CarsDirect, an IdeaLab company where he was the initial founder & CEO.

Advertising Wants to be Measurable – An Investment Thesis

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Yahoo! One of the investment themes I’ve been focused on in the past 3 years has been Performance-Based Marketing. Thus, we click!

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