Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Just Say What it Is

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ▼ December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ▼ December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 2 Ears and 1 Mouth: There's a Reason

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Be Best at Something

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Tear Down Your Firewalls

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Elements of Sustainable Companies

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: I'm 30, now will you take me seriously?

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Venture Capital - What's the rush?

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Inventing Stuff, Obviously Impossible?

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Hire Entrepreneurs!

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Move Fast. Be Agile. Stay Focused.

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: The Kool-Aid Test: “Why do I need anything? Why do I need yours? Why do I need it now?"

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: "Keep it Simple" - My Golden Rule

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 4.0 – Wireless is the next big thing – hurry!

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 5.0 – I’m just going to chill out for a bit… (OK, for a month…)

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Welcome to FounderBlog!

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 2.0: The Internet is Coming! How will we make money?

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 1.0: “The Bug Bite” - The Internet Needs a Card Catalogue (I guess that’s a search engine)

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 3.0: Internet advertising is good. No, it’s bad. Oh wait… it IS good!

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development.

Map of VC Investments

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Friday, March 9, 2007 Map of VC Investments Found this Map of 2006 VC Investments post. Some very interesting graphics including this heat map: Very cool visualization tool!

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Affinity Biosensors Finds $5.9M

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The company was founded in 2006. Santa Barbara-based Affinity Biosensors , a startup developing benchtop, automated systems for microbiology research, has raised $5.9M in a ongoing funding round, according to a regulatory filing from the company this week. The filing said the funding is part of a $10M, ongoing funding.

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MaxLinear Names CFO, Chief Corporate Strategy Officer

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Litchfield also served as Microsemi's Vice President, Analog and Mixed Signal Group from 2006 to 2009, as its Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Business Development from 2003 to 2006, and as its Director, Business Development from 2001 to 2003. Carlsbad-based semiconductor maker MaxLinear announced this morning that it has named Steven Litchfield as the company's Chief Financial Officer and Chief Corporate Strategy Officer.

Why Has Seed Investing Declined? And What Does this Mean for the Future?

Both Sides of the Table

As you can see below the number of seed funds shot up dramatically between 2006 and 2014. With seed up massively between 2006–2014 and A and B rounds relatively flat what you see is a widening of the funnel going into traditional venture.

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

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IPO successes (as measured by the market capitalization at the close of the first day of trading) include Entropic ($500M IPO in 2007), Divx ($625M IPO in 2006), eToys ($7.8BM IPO in 1999) and Xylan ($2.3B A new study of the financial outcomes for Southern California venture-backed companies in the IT sector finds that approximately $48 billion in value has been created by those companies over the period 1995-2009.

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Blizzard Revives Original World Of Warcraft

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Blizzard said the new "Classic" edition is based on its 2006 "Drums of War" update. Irvine-based online videogame developer Blizzard Entertainment has brought back the very original version of World of Warcraft , in the form of a new title, World of Warcaft Classic.

Epic Sciences Names Chief Medical Officer

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Wenstrup previously was Chief Medical Officer for Myriad Genetics, serving at that firm from 2006 to 2007. San Diego-based Epic Sciences , which is developing personalized medicine products for treating and managing cancer, said this morning that it has named Richard J. Wenstrup, M.D., as its new Chief Medical Officer. He also had been Chief Medical Officer at Oxford Immunotec, Inc, in addition to serving in academia.

Guidance Software Board Member Passes Away

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Richard had been on the company's board for periods since 2006. Pasadena-based Guidance Software reports that Stephen Richards, one of the members of its board of directors, has passed away unexpectedly. Richards was COO and CFO of McAfee, and also served as CFO of E*TRADE Group, among other positions. READ MORE>>. guidance software stephen richards deceased death board executive

CoreLogic Gives $200,000 To Financial Literacy Effort

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CoreLogic has been helping to support Operation HOPE since 2006. Irvine-based property information provider CoreLogic has pledged $200,000 to financial literacy program operator Operation HOPE , the company said on Wednesday, which will go to support financial literacy programs and training.

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Kevin Jacques Now Head Of Visa Ventures

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Jacques had been a venture capitalists in Los Angeles from 2006 until 2011, when he joined Intuit in Mountain View. Kevin Jacques , a former Los Angeles venture capitalist who was at Palomar Ventures, has surfaced as the head of Visa Ventures , the venture arm of Visa. According to Jacques' LinkedIn profile, he became Vice President and Head of Visa Venturs, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, in October.

NASA JPL, Tech Companies Hacked By Chinese Spies, Says Justice Department

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The indictment , filed in the United States District Court Southern District of New York, accuses a state-backed hacking group of hacking into companies from at least 2006 until 2018. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory , in Pasadena, as well as dozens of technology companies--at least one managed service provider (MSP)--have been hacked by Chinese spies, according to an indictment by the Justice Department filed on Thursday.

Mr. Chow for 6 Please

Eric Greenspan

Back in 2006, my company was awarded Services Company of the Year by the Technology Council of Southern California. We wanted to celebrate. I’d never been to Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills and with all the paparazzi out front, I thought I may never.

Ixia Names New CFO

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Novak has been Ixia''s VP of Finance since 2006, and was appointed acting CFO of the company in March. Calabasas-based Ixia , the network testing hardware and software developer, said Tuesday that it has named Brent Novak as its new Chief Financial Officer. Novak also has served at Idealab and PricewaterhouseCoopers. READ MORE>>. ixia executive brent novak hardware testing network software

Visual Basic Reinvented

SoCal CTO

Back in 2006, I posted about the Promise of Web 2.0 - Comparison to Macros, IDEs, and Visual Basic and pointed out that Visual Basic was a huge innovation that allowed many new developers to build applications.

USC At Center Of Alleged Chinese Espionage Ring

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in 2006; Zhang received his a masters in 2006. In some unwelcome news, the University of Southern California looks to be the center of an alleged Chinese spying ring, formed by three former graduate students from the school's electrical engineering school. According to the U.S.

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Electro Rent CFO Retires

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Electro Rent said that it has named Allen Sciarillo, its Vice President of Finance, as acting CFO; Sciarillo has been at the company since 2006. Van Nuys-based Electro Rent , which provides rental, leasing, and sales of electronics test and other equipment, said today that its CFo, Craig Jones, is retiring from the company. Jones--who is 69--has been at the company for 26 years.