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SaaS Funding Targest Software Companies With New Santa Monica Office

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SaaS Funding , a new provider of debt funding to software-as-a-service companies, said it has set up an office in Santa Monica. The company, which provides senior and junior debt capital, says it is targeting Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), digital media and tech enabled service companies who are bootstrapped or backed by angels.

Emotional Intelligence Technology To Light Up Santa Monica at 2015 Twilight Concert Series At The Pier

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Light Emotion Data) to the Santa Monica Twilight Concert Series. Truly a sight to see, TrueCar brings L.E.D. L.E.D. The TrueCar L.E.D.

Santa Monica Tech Community Grows, As Another Tech Law Firm Sets Up Shop

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BusinessWeek: Santa Monica, Irvine Top Cities For Startups

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An article in this month's BusinessWeek names Santa Monica number three, and Irvine number four, on its list of top 10 cities for startups. The article cites Santa Monica's density of technology and digital media companies, and Irvine's workforce, University of California campus, and office parks in its rankings.

GumGum Makes Images Profitable for Publishers

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The old media companies were resistant to change. What started as a tech company is gaining ground as a media company. and M.S.

It’s A Launch! It’s A Tech Crawl! It’s Silicon Beach! | PromoJam 2.0 Launch at ROC

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Beta Invite, take the TechZulu Tech Crawl Tour of ROC Santa Monica to meet the hottest start-ups on the westside, and more. Platform.

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VideoAmp Grows In Santa Monica, Adds New VP

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Santa Monica-based VideoAmp , the developer of programmatic video advertising software, says it is expanding in Santa Monica, and has relocated to a new, 6,000 square foot office, plus hired a number of new executives. videoamp santa monica growth programmatic advertising media television streaming video executive

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Demand Media Unloads Cracked For $39M

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has sold Cracked , its online humor site, to the E.W. According to Demand Media, the move will give it a "more focused portfolio of businesses", and also "significantly" strengthen its balance sheet. Demand Media acquired Cracked in 2007. READ MORE>>.

Mitu Raises $27M For Latino Digital Media

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Santa Monica-based digital media firm mitu , which focuses on the Latino youth market, is announcing this morning that it has raised $27M in a Series C funding. mitu says it now has a network of more than 2 billion, and 6,000 Latino creators offering up social media feeds on YouTube, Facebook, and elsewhere. READ MORE>>.

Santa Monica Media Leaders Networking

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012 -- Santa Monica Media Leaders Networking Event. Mingle and chat about all things tech, marketing and advertisin. See [link] (more

At AngelHack Santa Monica, Teams Battle Sleep Deprivation, Nerves

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In Santa Monica, Hackathon first-timers and veterans all gathered at CrossCampus to hack almost 30 products within 24 hours. READ MORE>>.

Demand Media Sees Steep Drop In Content Revenues, Cuts Staff

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media is continuing to see a steep drop in revenues from its content and media efforts, reporting Thursday afternoon that it had $15.9M in revenues from its Content & Media segments, compared with $33.6M in the same quarter in 2014. The company reported a total, Q3 revenue of $28.5M.

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Jetpack Gives a Boost to Mobile and Rich Media Advertising

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Until recently, three legacy providers (Sizmek, PointRoll and Google’s DoubleClick) have dominated the rich media market.

Media Leaders Santa Monica Bootcamp

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Monday, April 18, 2011 -- Media Leaders Santa Monica Bootcamp. An interactive presentation by Josh Ochs that will show you how to utilize Twitter and Facebook for your business. See [link] (more

Catching Up With Joanne Bradford, Demand Media

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To learn more about where Demand Media is today and how it has evolved, we sat down with Joanne Bradford , Chief Revenue Officer at Demand Media.

Demand Media, Buddy Media Link

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media announced this morning that it has inked a deal with Buddy Media , developer of a Facebook management system for advertisers, on a new version of Pluck. Pluck is Demand Media's social media application. demand media buddy facebook community forum pluck brand advertiser

Demand Media Opens TypeF

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According to Demand Media, the new site will "empower women of all shapes, sizes and styles" to discover their unique look. READ MORE>>.

TZ Tech Crawl | Social Media Week LA Edition

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TZ Tech Crawl is back and teaming up with  Social Media Week Los Angeles! !! Starting Point. Swing by The Broad Stage to pickup your name tags.

Demand Media Extends Pluck To Mobile

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has extended its Pluck social media platform to mobile devices, the company said today. demand media pluck brand community mobile iphone androidPluck is used by brands to create communities. READ MORE>>.

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TechZulu Final Friday at Coloft (#TZFF)

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This month TechZulu is heading to Coloft in Santa Monica! The Deets: Where: Coloft 920 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Demand Media Launches Pet Channel On YouTube

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Demand Media's new pet channel includes VIctoria Stillwell, host of the Animal Planet series "It's Me or The Dog", public television personality P.

GotCast Plans Spinoff Website For Social Media Contests

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MomentFeed Partners With Location3 Media

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Santa Monica-based MomentFeed , the startup which is developing software to provide analytics on such things as check-ins and customer interaction at retail locations, said this week that it has partnered with digital marketing firm Location3 Media. READ MORE>>.

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Demand Media Sees Executive Exodus

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content publisher headed by Richard Rosenblatt, has seen the exodus of three of the firm's EVPs and founders. Larry Fitzgibbon, Joe Perez, and Steven Kydd apparently are all leaving Demand Media for "other opportunities." demand media executive content publishing publisher

Demand Media Emerges As Leaf Group

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media --in what looks to be a tumultuous day to for the stock market--said this morning that it will begin trading its common stock today on the New York Stock Exchange under the new ticker symbol, LFGR. demand media lfgr leaf group marketplace ecommerceREAD MORE>>.

Adconion Media Buys Smartclip

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Adconion Media Group , the European advertising network firm which as significant operations in Los Angeles, said today that it has acquired smartclip , a European digital video advertising firm. According to Adconion, it will use the acquisition to help solidify its video advertising business, Joost, which is headquartered in Santa Monica.

Demand Media Buys E-Commerce Marketplace Society6 For $94M

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has acquired Society6 , an online e-commerce marketplace centered around artists, the company announced Monday afternoon, as part of an effort to expand its content and media platform. artist acquisition merger marketplace ecommerce society6 media demand READ MORE>>.

Demand Media Applies Content Strategy To eNom

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the Internet content publishing company run by Richard Rosenblatt, is applying its crowdsourced content model to eNom , the domain name registrar it owns. According to eNom, it has put up a new content portal focused on the.ORG domain name, which is powered by Demand Media's creative studios.

Demand Media Buys CoveritLive

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media said this morning that it has acquired CoveritLive , a developer of a live blogging platform used to provide real time commentary, reader polling, and questions and answers on live events. Demand Media was already a strategic investor in CoveritLive. READ MORE>>.

Demand Media Names New Content Marketing Executive

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media is building out its executive team today, saying that it has named Scott Lehr as its new Senior Vice President and General Manager of Content Solutions. Demand Media said Lehr wlil focus on growing its content marketing practice. Lehr also has served at Breakpoint Digital and Muze.

Demand Media Names eNom Head

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has appointed a new head of its eNom domain name registration services group, the firm said today. Demand Media said it has promoted Taryn Naidu to EVP and General Manager, eNom. Naidu has been at Demand Media since 2006, and previously served as CEO of Pool.com. READ MORE>>.

Demand Media Loses Chief Revenue Officer

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has lost its Chief Revenue Officer, Jeff Dossett, to startup Porch.com , only eight months after Dossett was named to the position after the loss of former Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer Bradford. porch jeff dossett chief revenue officer demand media executive everest and Microsoft.

Demand Media Names GM For typeF.com

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has named Lisa Kraynak as head of the firm's new fashion web site, typeF.com , which it is launching with Tyra Banks. Kraynak was most recently SVP of Digital Media for NBC Unviersal, and also has served at Viacom, City of New York, Intuit and iVillage.com. READ MORE>>.

Demand Media To Change Name To Leaf Group

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media said on Friday that it will be changing its name, and will become Leaf Group Ltd. Demand Media did not say why it is changing its name, however, the company has significantly been shifting its business from Internet media, to an online marketplace business. READ MORE>>.

Demand Media Hands Out Big Bonuses

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content publishing empire of Richard Rosenblatt, has handed out some big bonuses to executives, three months after the firm's successful IPO. demand media content publishing bonus executiveThe bonuses include $361,760 for Rosenblatt, $286,863 to President and CFO Charles S.

Report: Demand Media Targets Critical Blog

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content publishing empire run by Richard Rosenblatt, is targeting a blog which has been posting internal documents and criticism of the company. The site appears to have been created by an unhappy, freelance contributor to Demand Media in May of 2010. READ MORE>>.

Demand Media Launches Long Form Article Effort

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publisher which runs such sites as eHow.com, typeF.com, and LIVESTRONG.COM, said Thursday afternoon that it is launching a new effort focused on long-form web content. freelance writer journalism writing livestrong ehow content publisher publishing editorial media demand

Demand Media Increases Revenues, Posts Loss

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt, announced its third quarter 2011 financial results on Monday, saying that it had a loss from operations of $3.3M, with a rise in revenues to $81.5M. demand media content earnings publishingREAD MORE>>.

Entravision Buys Pulpo Media

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Santa Monica-based Spanish language media company Entravision Communications --which owns television, radio, and online media focused on the Latino market--said earlier this week that it has acquired online advertising company Pulpo Media. Siemer & Associates said it advised Pulpo Media in the deal.

Demand Media Powers New YouTube Original Channels

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Santa MOnica-based Demand Media is one of the new partners for YouTube , in the big original content programming push by Google's video site, the firm said today. demand media youtube channels streaming videoFinancial details of the deal with YouTube have not been announced. READ MORE>>.