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How Much Information Should you Give VCs for Due Diligence?

Both Sides of the Table

By the time a partner shows you some interest and has take 2 or more meetings they are probably beginning to ask you for more information.

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Why You Don’t Want to Give Financial Information to All of Your Investors

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have blogged about some of the downside consequences of the changes and the private information I have says the consequences are much worse than is reported in the press since few people publicly talk about. 1. There’s another issue I can add to your list of things to be aware of – information rights. You betcha.

The Convergence of Information Technology and the Life Sciences

Xconomy

We are at an incredible inflection point in the traditionally distinct fields of information technology and the life sciences.

The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery

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First, A Primer: Portals, RSS, Feed Readers & Delicious - When the web started we needed directories to find information and thus Yahoo!

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Big data: Information is NOT knowledge

Berkonomics

Adding context to data takes this information and creates actionable knowledge. That’s data dense with information that is useful.

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How much information do you give to investors?

Berkonomics

There is a natural fear of giving too much information to investors after the initial investment is received.  CEO’s worry that investors will not keep the information confidential and that financial data will find its way into competitors’ hands.  Protecting the business Raising money

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Uh Oh: The personal information in our database has been breached

Technology Council

By Richard E. Neff There is so much in the news about cyber-security. Much of the focus is on cyber war as a new and inevitable weapon, Stuxnet and the vulnerability of our national infrastructure. Some of the news is about use of computers to steal US technology and trade secrets, with culprits—if traceable—often located in China or [.].

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Enervee Starts Integrating Amazon Information

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The tie into Amazon expands the depth of information on the site, and also allows Enervee to include Amazon customer reviews and sales information. The company said it has started with televisions, but will be integrating the Amazon product API into the rest of its categories over the next few weeks. READ MORE>>.

TrueCar Buys Automotive Information Firm ALG

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ALG is a provider of automotive residual value information. TrueCar operates an online information site providing actual automotive sale data to both customers and dealers. truecar merger acquisition automotive information lease residual value data pricing dealertrackREAD MORE>>.

mind the information gap

Tech Coast Venture Network

Jeff Monday watch "mind the information gap" on vimeo. It's called Information Gap Theory. Then one day you come across a hexagon.

Factual Extends Hotel Information

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Los Angeles-based Factual said Tuesday that it has extended outs its information about hotels, expanding its dataset from 98,000 hotels to a total of 145,000 hotels. According to Factual, the move also is "perfectly synchronized" with the company''s US Places data, the company''s giant database of geolocation and business information.

Key Information Systems Gets HIPAA Cert

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Agoura Hills-based cloud infrastructure and service provider Key Information Systems said today that it has completed an independent examination of its data center and services for HIPAA and HITECH compliance. information systems keyinfo hippa certification cloud servicesREAD MORE>>.

Factual Adds Nutrition Information

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Los Angeles data startup Factual has expanded its big database in the sky to include nutrition information, including ingredient lists and nutrition attributes for consumer packaged goods. The nutrition information is part of its Global Products dataset, which also is tied into UPC codes. READ MORE>>.

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Key Information Systems Buys ISWest

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Woodland Hills-based Key Information Systems said Friday morning that it has acquired IT colocation and hosting company ISWest. Key Information Systems is a major, IT systems integrator focused on business continuity, virtualization, security, storage, and other related areas. Key Information System is led by Lief Morin.

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.

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Tinder Adds Link to STD Testing Information

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Los Angeles-based dating and hookup app developer Tinder has added a new Health and Safety section on its website, after relentless pressure by a local AIDs health organization, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF). The new link--accessible mainly via a FAQ page--details how to find STD testing, via a locator provided by Healthvana. READ MORE>>.

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Taming The Information Beast

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 -- Taming The Information Beast. ExecTec. See [link] (more

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Surfline's Collins Dies

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sean collins surfline obit surfing information websiteThe company said Collins died of a heart attack while playing tennis Monday. READ MORE>>.

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Top 5 Benefits of a Virtualized IT Department

Tech Zulu Event

Business Culture Development Information Technology IT IT virtualization IT workplace virtualizationThe age of technology has helped itself out.

Famous Birthdays Sees Traffic Growth

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famous birthdays famousbirthdays traffic internet profile guide information data Famous Birthdays , the Santa Monica-based startup which features exactly that--the details on the birthdays of famous people--said today that its traffic has now grown to over 3 million uniques and 11 million page views a month. READ MORE>>.

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SharesPost Expands Research Information

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Santa Monica-based SharesPost , which operates a secondary marketplace for privately held company shares, is expanding the amount of third party research on its market. According to the firm, it has added Blueshift Research and Liquid Scenarios as providers of private company research and data to its subscribers. Research and VC Experts.

Everbridge Expands To IT Alerts

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Glendale-based emergency communications and alert provider Everbridge said late Wednesday that it has launched a new product, aimed at the information technology industry. everbridge alerting mass notification information technology sysadmin administrator operations communications Pricing on the new product was not announced.

ISSA-LA 4th Annual Information Security Summit

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 -- ISSA-LA 4th Annual Information Security Summit. See [link] (more

Information Technology Bucks Downward LA Employment Trend

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Bureau of Labor Statistics released its March 2010 employment numbers today, showing that the information sector was one of the only employment sectors to buck a further decline in employment in the region in March. For Los Angeles, the information sector saw a 6.5 Tags: information technology employment jobs satistics The U.S.

Information Superbrand Names Tal Golan CEO

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Irvine-based Information Superbrand , an Internet marketing firm, is announcing this morning that it has named Tal Golan as the firm's CEO. Tags: sendio golan executive superbrand information The firm said that Golan remains on the board of directors of Sendio.

Converging Technologies for Health Information

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 -- Converging Technologies for Health Information: A New Venture Frontier / Entrepreneurial Opportunities: the $40 Billion Stimulus and Beyond. More is being directed into Health Information Exchanges to provide a means for EHRs to communicate. MIT Enterprise Forum of San Diego. See [link] (more

Cubic Transportation Systems Buys NextBus

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San Diego-based Cubic Transportation Systems , which provides payment and information technology and services for the transit industry, said last week that it has acquired NextBus , a provider of real-time passenger information systems for more than 100 transit agencies in the United States. The firm's headquarters are in San Diego.

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Fandango Powers New Samsung Smart TV Service

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Fandango has already been providing its movie information and trailers to Samsung''s GALAXY Note 3 devices. READ MORE>>.

Founder Institute Spring Information and Networking

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011 -- Founder Institute Spring Information and Networking. The Founder Institute is hosting an informational event in San Diego/North County at the offices of Pillsbury Law. Are you interested in becoming a World-Class Founder? See [link] (more

Fandango, Moviefone In Ticketing Partnership

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fandango moviefone ticket ticketing information partnership movie hollywood content mobileThe financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

CoreLogic Sells Unit to Private Equity Firm

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corelogic merger acquisition real estate mortgage information symphony technology group private equityThe deal was worth $265M in cash.

Funding of Healthcare Information Technology Ventures

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 -- Funding of Healthcare Information Technology Ventures. The tough, multi-billion healthcare-IT industry is marked with blockbuster successes and well known failures. See [link] (more

Snapchat Targets News Discovery With Discover Feature

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Studies have found that users are now strongly turning to social media instead of traditional news sources for their information. READ MORE>>.

Creating Informed Consumers For Sustainable Health Care

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 -- "Creating Informed Consumers For Sustainable Health Care" TechAmerica. Are your employees informed? In this informative lunch gathering you will hear: Tips in creating a successful culture of health; What others have done and how they fared; Short and long-term incentive program. See [link].

Google Brings Free WiFi In NYC To Help Its 7000+ Neighbors Stay Online

Tech Zulu Event

According to Ben Fried, Chief Information Officer for Google.“Google Up and running in Kansas City, Calif., and 19 St. Silicon Alley Growth.

StockTwits Launches Android App

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San Diego-based StockTwits , the stock micro-messaging and information site run by Howard Lindzon, said today that it has released an app for Android. The firm said its StockTwits Real Time App for Android allows users to view and share information on StockTwits, in real time. stocktwits android mobile stock ticker information tradin

Comparably Compares Your Salary with Other People In Your Field, Anonymously

Jason Nazar

The first step to making sure you’re being paid fairly is knowing how much your peers make, and while many sites provide some information on the topic, Comparably does so anonymously and privately. Read at Lifehacker. Press

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ZAM, Sony Tie In Game Information Deal

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Los Angeles-based ZAM , and San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment announced Wednesday that the two companies have tied on a new online site focused on information from Sony's EverQuest II massively multiplayer online game.

Geneva Healthcare Gets $1.8M

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information data lifescience medical funding cardiac software capital venture healthcare geneva San Diego-based Geneva Healthcare has raised $1.8M in a funding round, the company said this morning, to go towards the development of its platform for managing data from cardiac devices. The company says it is now in hiring mode after the funding.

Autobytel Sees Growth, Profits In 2012

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Online automotive information and purchasing site Autobytel looks to have finally turned a corner, saying today that it is expecting to achieve "meaningful growth" in both its revenue and profitability in 2012. revenues purchasing information automotive autobytelThe firm, reported a profit in 2011, its first profitable year since 2004.