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

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PressThe 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.

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Comparably launches Glassdoor competitor for salary data

Jason Nazar

PressMost people want to know if they’re being paid fairly or if they should be commanding higher pay, but don’t know how to find out. Nazar’s new company, Comparably, is launching Thursday to bring transparency to not only pay, but also culture in the workplace. Read at TechCrunch.

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This Company Raised $6.5 Million to Help You Find Out If You’re Underpaid

Jason Nazar

PressHow much money do you make? Is your salary significantly lower than the industry average? Where does your compensation rank you in your company? Uncomfortable yet? That’s the point. Nazar, 37, says compensation is one of the most taboo topics of conversations in society. Read at Fortune.

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The One Question to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

Jason Nazar

PressAt this point in his career, serial entrepreneur Jason Nazar has developed a one-word litmus test for aspiring entrepreneurs: “Why?”. Read at Fortune.

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Docstoc cofounder’s next startup uses crowd info to show how much you should be paid

Jason Nazar

PressDocstoc cofounder Jason Nazar is back with a new startup called Comparably , which provides transparency about wages and insights into company culture. Read at Venture Beat.

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Comparably will tell you whether you’re not making enough at your current job

Jason Nazar

PressToday, Comparably has launched to help both businesses and employees recognize fair market value for both technical and non-technical roles in the industry. Read at The Next Web.

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Jason Nazar Raises $5.2 Million for Stealth Startup

Jason Nazar

PressJason Nazar has closed a $5.2 million seed round for a new startup named Crew32, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The The news comes just one day after his first company, Docstoc, was shuttered by Intuit Inc., the company that bought it two years ago. Read at Los Angeles Business Journal.

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What is it Like to Wake Up and Have the Press Ready to Torpedo Your Business?

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Schlep & Fetch CEO Bryson Strauss Picks Up Great Press

Ask the Angels

Benjamin F. Kuo of interviews CEO Bryson Strauss of Schlep & Fetch , and discusses how they got started, what makes them unique, where they’re going next, and how the Pasadena Angels helped make it happen. Read the full article here. Tweet Tweet.

Graphiq Teams With Associated Press On Data Visualization, Interactive Tools


Santa Barbara-based Graphiq , the startup led by former DoubleClick founder Kevin O'Connor, said Thursday that it has inked an agreement with the Associated Press , to increase the amount and variety of interactive content that the AP provides to news subscribers. graphic associated press interactive content news subscriberREAD MORE>>.

Insights and Opinions: Fake Press Releases: What Have We Learned?


Michael shares more at Fake Press Releases: What have we learned in the past twelve years? August 25, 2000. READ MORE>>.

Hot Off The Press - August SCribe Newsletter

Technology Council

Check out the newly released August edition of the SCribe Newsletter.  Catch up on the latest news, see our upcoming event schedule, or visit the Website of the sponsors that make this all possible.

OC Technology Influencer Mixer & Summit 2011

Tech Coast Venture Network

Press Release TCVN News April 25, 2011, Irvine, Calif — Tech Coast Venture Network ( is hosting the OC Technology Influencer Mixer & Summit 2011, an historic two-day event with partners CompTIA, the world’s largest technology association, the Technology Leadership Political Action Committee and Ingram Micro. About TCVN.


E3 2014 Press Conference Overview & Our Grade For Each

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Here’s a quick look and grades of each of the press conferences. Microsoft E3 Press Conference. EA Games E3 Press Conference.

Alleged Bitcoin Inventor Chased By Press Through San Gabriel Valley


Nakamoto was identified by a Newsweek article Thursday morning as the elusive inventor of the algorithm behind Bitcoin. READ MORE>>.

Writing Your Press Releases

SoCal Tech Calendar

Friday, November 14, 2008 -- "Writing Your Press Releases" SDSIC. If you're writing your press releases like it was still 1994, you're not maximizing the value of this tool in this Internet-centric age. Discover how to write for the 3 audiences that delivered-by-Internet releases can reach: media, search engines, and direct-to-public.

Ebyline Raises $5.0M


ebyline venture capital publishing press newspaper freelancer software journalistSherman Oaks-based Ebyline , a startup developing an online marketplace to connect professional journalists with online publishers, has raised $5.0M in a new equity funding round, according to a regulatory filing from the firm today. Scripps Company. READ MORE>>.

Rubicon Project Press Conference - November 1, 2010

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News: - the Rubicon Project Acquires Fox Audience Network for Technology and Team - Closes $18M Growth Financing - Company Reaches Profitability; Ahead of Plan With $100M Revenue - John Carnahan Joins Company as Chief Technology Officer Press Release: [link

The Silent Benefits of PR

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They don’t show up in a calculation that says I spent $7,000 and I got X-thousands inches of press. Press matters. They are silent.

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AeA GREEN the press.

AeA Los Angeles Council

On 03/20/08, we are hosting an event entitled “How Going Green Impacts The Bottom Line.” ( Click here to see our official press release! ) Or scroll down through this blog to see what issues we will be touching on! Chris Hansen, AeA’s new President & CEO, has got his finger on the pulse of the high tech community.

AeA 0 Victim Of Bogus Press Release


Irvine-based , which runs a local business search site and network, reported this morning that it was the victim of a bogus press release last night, claiming that the firm had been acquired by Microsoft. The false release came from site and showed up on Google News. is publicly traded.

How Has Product Hunt Become Such a Critical Startup Website?

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Ferris did normal press and also launched on Product Hunt and the latter drove significantly more downloads than press did. Product Hunt.

Crushing it with @espreedevora in the @TechZulu Press room #sbf [Flickr]

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techzulu posted a photo: via Instagram p/R0wyKPuLLr/. techzulu

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New Cybersecurity Alliance Continues Trend of Industry Collaboration


The alliance plans to add more members, according to the press release. CyberArk—based in Israel, with U.S.

Why Acceptance of Failure is Critical to Startup Success

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In London when founders failed they were ostracized in the press and culturally I believe it became harder to raise capital.

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The Loneliness of Success that Nobody Talks About

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He suffered publicly as the press called his wife fat and begged people at concerts to be kinder to his wife. It was a heavy day, for sure.

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The Importance of Realism in Startups

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Stop reading their press releases or hearing their founder talk about he is crushing it. getting too much press before we were ready.

What Startups Can Learn About PR and Crisis Management

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Never Blame the Press. The most tempting thing for inexperienced entrepreneurs to do is to attack the press. Get to Know the Press Now.

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Save Your Spin for Someone Who Cares

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Press doesn’t mean anything other than free advertising.  Handling PR with VCs. That’s what you’ve got?  PR?  PR is subtle. 

Why Recruiting Isn’t Over When an Employee Accepts Your Offer

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So the moment she notifies her boss is the moment that the other side is pursuing a full-court press while you are celebrating and getting back to work. like to create an even stronger emotional tie by making public announcements where possible. I’d want to secure permission from the employee to issue a press release. Recruiting.

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Entrepreneurshit. The Blog Post on What It’s Really Like.

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But for some strange reason they make you file your progress on fund raising, which is the widely picked up by the press. It’s 4.50am.

Past Is Prologue: 13 Startup Lessons From How We Got To Now


Examples: Printing press led to the need for reading glasses while urbanization resulted in air, water and sound pollution. Share and Enjoy.

Getting Your Series A Mojo Back

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Don’t let the press about others in the industry fool you into thinking everybody else’s life is perfect. think it’s an important read. Better.

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Lets Save The Water…With A Hackathon! | rhubarb studios Water Hack

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OUE is proud to contribute to solving the most pressing problems of our age and is contributing to the burgeoning tech scene in DTLA.

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The Corrosive Downside of Acquihires

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But the press (and I suspect many of the senior execs of these companies) don’t really explore the corrosive downside of these acquisition.

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Omaze Gets $9M For Charity Crowdfunding


READ MORE>>. omaze venture capital matt pohlson celebrity crowdfunding fintech finance nonprofit auction

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Should Startups Announce Their Funding?

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But succinctly this press places a marker in the ground for your company. But with fragmentation of the press people just miss stuff.

A Teachable Moment on Race

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asked him, “If Kaepernick did something less controversial do you think it would be getting the press attention right now?

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Green Dot At Center Of Tax Refund Fraud Prevention Efforts


Pasadena-based prepaid debit card provider Green Dot , as well as other fellow prepaid card providers, are apparently carefully scrutinizing tax refunds to their prepaid cards this season, according to the Associated Press. READ MORE>>. green refund scam fraud prevention security cybersecurity hacking

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Tesla To Launch Model M3 In Los Angeles On March 31st


Tesla has reportedly been inviting Tesla owners and the press to the launch event, which Tesla will also be webcasting live from its web site. Tesla Motors is getting set to launch its newest model--the mass market, Model 3--at an event on March 31st in Los Angeles, in what is expected to be watershed moment for the electric car company.