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Surveying SoCal's M&A Landscape, with David Siemer

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Google and Yahoo aren''t going to buy them, AOL has already made its bet, and your only real path to an exit is an IPO for any kind of liquidity.

Yahoo Extends Free Food Perk In New York: Whither SoCal?

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Internet portal Yahoo is continuing its makeover back into a Silicon Valley style workplace, and apparently has extended its free food offer to employees at two of the company's New York locations, according to reports today. However, it looks like--so far--that revolution has skipped Yahoo's Southern California operations.

CapLinked Raise $1.6m Series A Round & Appoint Adam Sroka As VP Technology

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He helped develop an airline tracking system for Homeland Security and is an organizer of the Agile Open SoCal conference. Now $2.5

VC Confessions: We Passed On Twilio’s Seed Round

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Without insights into the Northern California startup ecosystem, our thesis was, "Why are these guys seeking capital in SoCal? Unicornless.

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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Yahoo. Mayer on her first 100 days at Yahoo: ‘This job was tailor-made for me’ 1 day ago. Whats Hot Menu. what’s hot? Apple.

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Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

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You don’t have the founders of eBay, LinkedIn, Salesforce.com and Yahoo. Los Angeles. People either love it our hate it. You don’t.

Interview with John Mudge, iBN Sports

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That got us the eye of the people at YouTube, Yahoo Rivals, and others, in terms of being a major player in high school sports, with quality content.

Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Thursday, March 22, 2007 Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups Ive been participating in a Yahoo Group that are users of LinkedIn and who are Bloggers: [link] Its an interesting group of folks from diverse backgrounds. See Five Things Meme as an example.

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Bringing The Benefit Of Managed Cloud To Enterprises, With Metacloud

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Steve Curry: I had been at Yahoo managing their storage operations. What does MetaCloud do? There is an advantage and disadvantage to that.

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Embrace Losing – It Will Make You Stronger

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They had a prominent NorCal investor already so I thought a SoCal lead would make sense – that I could help them in a more hands-on way.

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Embrace Losing – It Will Make You Stronger

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They had a prominent NorCal investor already so I thought a SoCal lead would make sense – that I could help them in a more hands-on way.

Interview with Mark Suster, GRP Partners

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billion to Yahoo, we did CitySearch, we invested in the largest travel site in Europe, called LastMinute.com, and also CyberSource--a number of very early stage, Internet companies. This morning's interview is with Mark Suster , a venture capitalist at GRP Partners (www.grpvc.com). We invested in Overture, which was sold for $1.2 more).

Interview with Peter Lee, Baroda Ventures

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David founded Geocities back in 1994, took it public in 1998, and in 1999 Yahoo bought the firm as a public company. Peter Lee: Essentially, we are Southern California focused, through we will be looking at out of SoCal investments--we're not closing our doors to those, but our interest is really in focusing down here. Thanks!

Interview with Peter Csathy, Sorenson Media

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Csathy was the former CEO of SightSpeed, which he sold to Logitech last year, and also served as COO of MusicMatch, which was sold to Yahoo in 2004. Today's interview is with Peter Csathy, President and CEO of Sorenson Media (www.sorensonmedia.com), which recently relocated its executive offices to San Diego. What is Sorenson Media about?

Interview with Eric Hovanec and Steve Reich, LeisureLink

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became an angel investor after Overture was acquired by Yahoo. Yesterday, Pasadena-based LeisureLink (www.leisurelink.com) announced a $6.2M funding round for the firm's travel booking service. We caught up with Eric Hovanec, the firm's CEO, and Steve Reich, the firm's SVP of Sales, to hear more about the funding. Our platform allows that.

Embrace Losing

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There are other great VC’s in SoCal and there is always the allure of the NorCal guys flying down and talking about how they invested in Google, Facebook, Yahoo! This is part of my ongoing series on Start-up Lessons that I learned from founding two companies. HATE LOSING. think about it for months, often years. and 7.0, Outrage.