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Gottlieb Reportedly On Tap to Lead FDA, and Biopharma Exhales

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Bush’s administration. Gottlieb is also a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank. Reuters and.

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How the Seed-Stage VC Trend Began, The Downsides of Unicorns & Much More

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Let me take you back just 10 years ago to 2005 in Silicon Valley where I returned after 11 years of living in Europe. But not many others.

What Jonah @Peretti, CEO of BuzzFeed, Sees in the Future of Digital Media

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BuzzFeed. Some, of course, agree with me that BuzzFeed has been and continues to be the gold standard innovator in digital media to emulate.

How Addroid Is Hoping To Solve The Ad Industry's Flash Problem, with Matt Cooper

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I started a company, Neoganda, in the digital advertising area in 2005. Where do you fit into the mobile ad market? It certainly has challenges.

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When Should You Allow Exclusivity in Deals?

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Before weighing in on the subject I would point out one thing that should be obvious to many of you – the iPhone was originally launched in 2007 in an exclusive partnership with AT&T and this was vital to both Apple and AT&T and was a hard negotiation throughout 2005 and 2006. PR Malloy (@diddly_do_indy) June 13, 2015.

Morphlabs Raises $5M

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Damarillo is known for founding GlueCode, which he sold to IBM in 2005, Logicblaze, which he sold to Iona Technologies in 2007, and for founding Webtide, which was sold to Intalio in 2009. According to Morphlabs, the round was led by Japanese strategic partner BBT, as well as a private, Indonesia-based investor group. READ MORE>>.

Study: $48 Billion In Value Created Over 15 Years In SoCal IT VC-Backed Firms

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Among the highest acquisition values were MySpace ($580M in 2005), Shopzilla ($560M in 2005), Rent.com ($430M in 2004), Lowermybills ($330M in 2005) and Sandpiper Networks ($630M in 1999). Funk then focused the analysis on the 731 documented exits for the period 1995-2009. IPO in 1996).

Vizio and the Story of the Sleeping Giant

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In 2003, Vizio launched in Costco and then in Sams Club in 2005. The company brought on retailers Circuit City, Sears and Kmart in 2006 followed by mega retailer Walmart in 2007. Due to the addition of Walmart as a retailer, 2007 was the first year Vizio became the #1 HDTV manufacturer in the world. Currently Vizio holds 27.6%

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

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If you rate the market on a one to ten scale, with one being 2002 and ten being 2007, we''re probably at around five or six. Now we have it.

Google Unveils Self-Driving Car Effort

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Google did not say how it expects to apply the technology, but did say it hired at least two of the engineers from winning teams of DARPA's Grand Challenge, including the technical team leader from Carnegie Mellon University on the 2007 Urban Challenge winning team, and the software lead for Stanford's team in the 2005 Grand Challenge.

Interview with Scott Lahman, GOGII

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Around 2005, those of us at JAMDAT thought Apple would disrupt the application space, so we approached Apple. What's the story behind GOGII?

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Data is the Next Major Layer of the Cloud & A Major Victory for Startups

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When I started my second company in 2005 we decided to do everything differently. Let me explain. Storage. We raised $16.5 Work it did.

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Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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And thats not even counting MySpace, which Rupert Murdoch famously paid $580 million for in 2005. RSS ); Why You Should Start a Company in.

Why Google Fiber? Moat-widening Endeavor & Future of Computing.

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So they skipped over those steps of the value chain, and purchased Android in 2005 (launched in 2008) to backwards integrate to the OS layer.

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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He previously led business development for Affiliate Fuel, leading to its acquisition by Experian in 2005. Weekly. Idea Mensch. About. Events.

lynda.com Hires Content VP

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Ninness was formerly Lynda.com's Director of COntent from 2005 to 2007, and has also served at Microsoft and Extensis. Carpinteria-based lynda.com , which operates an online training and education site for computer skills, announced Thurday that it has added Michael Ninness as the firm's Vice President of Content.

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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Shani Higgins joined Technorati in 2007 to lead strategy and day to day operations for the company¹s advertising sales, business development and the Technorati Media advertising network. Lisa Stone co-founded BlogHer in 2005 with Elisa Camahort Page and Jory Des Jardins. Make sure to tune in for all the live action. NewTek Inc.

Phonevite Lands In LA

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The firm, which offers both free and premium mass notification systems, was started in San Jose in 2007 by Nahm and co-founder Kalvin Kim. Both Nahm and Kim were at voice-over-IP firm Dialpad, which was acquired by Yahoo in 2005. Nahm said the service is ideal for small parties, groups, or organizations. READ MORE>>.

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Smith Micro Scores Compression Patent

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According to the USPTO, Smith Micro filed for the patent in February of 2007, using Craig M. Smith Micro purchased Allume, the maker of StuffIt, in 2005; the software was originally developed by then-high school student Raymond Lau in 1987 for the Mac. Aliso Viejo-based Smith Micro has received a patent from the U.S. READ MORE

Should Founders Be Allowed to Take Money off the Table?

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He’s been at it since 2005. I founded it in 2005 at the age of 37. By then I was still on the board of my first company but it hadn’t yet sold (it ended up selling in 2007 to a publicly traded French company). It’s that simple. Only then are you truly aligned. I know this is a controversial topic.

ELC Technologies Acquired By Pourzanjani, Rahmat

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Pourzanjani founded PriceGrabber and sold it to Experian in 2005 for $485M, and is among one of the active angel investors in Los Angeles. Rahmat was CEO of Tom's Hardware, which he sold to BestofMedia in 2007. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to ELC Technologies, Rahmat takes the helm of ELC. READ MORE>>.

Oversee's SnapNames Hit By Domain Bid Scandal

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According to SnapNames, it discovered the shill bidding by that employee in October, finding that the bids had gone on since March of 2005--well before Oversee.net bought SnapNames, in June of 2007. Industry publications are reporting that the former employee is now facing criminal charges for the shill bidding scheme. READ MORE>>.

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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Shani Higgins joined Technorati in 2007 to lead strategy and day to day operations for the company¹s advertising sales, business development and the Technorati Media advertising network. Lisa Stone co-founded BlogHer in 2005 with Elisa Camahort Page and Jory Des Jardins. Make sure to tune in for all the live action. NewTek Inc.

Interview with Cody Simms, Techstars LA

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We started in Boulder, Colorado, all the way back in 2007, with just ten companies. Cody Simms: Obviously, I live here in LA, and I have been since 2005. Tell us about this new program you have running in Los Angeles? Cody Simms: We have two new programs in Los Angeles. This week, we are going to be announcing Techstars LA.

Internet Brands Brisco: Deal Will Allow More Focus On Long Term Growth

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The firm changed its name to Internet Brands in June of 2005, and hit the markets with its IPO in November of 2007. Internet Brands had gone public just three years ago. The firm's stock had held its own, having recovered so far from last year's market downturn. READ MORE>>.

Flipagram: Using Photos And Music's To Create A Viral Machine, with Farhad Mohit

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Farhad Mohit: As you know, Bizrate spawned Shopzilla, which took us from 2000 to 2005. I jumped off, and at that point, I thought I'd retired.

3-D Image Firm Gets Flattened

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Imaging3 went public in 2005 on the OTC Bulletin Board, touting a breakthrough in medical technology that could produce 3-D images of a patient’s body in real time to be used in everything from cardiology to sports medicine. Since 2007, the company’s annual revenues have totaled $6.7 From the Los Angeles Business Journal. Big promises.

This Week in VC with Mo Koyfman of Spark Capital

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Launched in 2007 in Los Angeles by Adam Bernhard and Konstantin Glasmacher. Our guest was Mo Koyfman of Spark Capital. Total raised: $16.0mm.

SoCal Venture Totals Slip, But IT Shines

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billion in 554 deals, invested -- the lowest quarter since 2005. billion, down 8 percent from 2007, when $31.4 Southern California's venture capital numbers for Q4 slipped, as did numbers nationally, according to numbers released over the weekend by Dow Jones VentureSource. Locally, San Diego led the region with $182.5M invested.

Interview with Zac Brandenberg, Meteor Games

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Zac Brandenberg: The company was founded in late 2007 by Adam and Donna Powell. Zac, thanks for sitting down with us today. Thanks! READ MORE>>.

Interview with Kevin O'Connor, FindTheBest.com

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billion in 2005, and finally sold again to Google in 2007 for $3.1 billion. What's FindTheBest all about? It was tough. READ MORE>>.

How brain-amputated developers created the social media plague

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Sebastian’s Pamphlets If you’ve read my articles somewhere on the Internet, expect something different here. URI ≤ 139 characters!)

The @TWTFelipe Story – A Tale of US Visa Policy Gone Awry (#startupvisa)

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In 2005 he was graduated and took a job in South Carolina working for technology company while he started his own web design company on the side.

Interview with John Nahm, PhoneVite

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John Nahm: We started in January of 2007, and self-funded for a year. Dialpad was acquired by Yahoo in 2005, and became the voice engine for Yahoo's VoIP services. Recently, we spoke with John Nahm, the CEO and co-founder of Phonevite (www.phonevite.com), a new startup in town which recently relocated from Silicon Valley.

How to cleverly integrate your own URI shortener

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Sebastian’s Pamphlets If you’ve read my articles somewhere on the Internet, expect something different here. It’s not. qs; } if (!empty($uriParts["fragment"]))

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Does the Size of a VC Fund Matter?

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This is part of my series on Understanding Venture Capital. What is total assets under management? - What is a VC fund? Maybe even less.

Guide to the LA Startup Community

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It was acquired by Experian in 2005 for $330M. It also was acquired by Experian in 2005. It filed for an IPO on August 6th. CoLoft !

Interview with Derrick Oien, Intercasting

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Historically, it was something that started to develop before our launch with operators back in 2005, and it now serves as a laboratory for development of our product. Derrick Oien: We launched Rabble in June of 2005, and we launched the first version of ANTHEM in September of 2007. Intercasting is backed by $17.5M a month.

Interview with Jose daVeiga, KlickSports

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In 2007, we did five bowl team venues the same way. Kent also went off to other things, but in 2005 we got awarded that patent. Thanks!

Interview with Adam Lieber, Webtide

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One of the big, open source successes in both Southern California and the software world was Gluecode Software , which was based in Los Angeles and acquired by IBM in 2005. When I joined Webtide from IBM in 2007, I also discovered that the basic costs of running a company is a lot lower than running a company was in 2003. Thanks!