Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Just Say What it Is

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development

Frank Addante

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

Frank Addante

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Be Best at Something

Frank Addante

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: We're Not Saving Lives.

Frank Addante

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

Frank Addante

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Hire Entrepreneurs!

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Inventing Stuff, Obviously Impossible?

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

Frank Addante

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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

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

Frank Addante

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

Frank Addante

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Welcome to FounderBlog!

Frank Addante

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

Frank Addante

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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

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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

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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

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The first 6 steps to homegrowing basic startup analytics | Futuristic Play by @Andrew_Chen

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September 18th, 2008 at 8:00 am. Virtual Goods Summit 2008 + last week’s Twitter links » Add New Comment. Archives Select Month September 2008 (14). August 2008 (19). July 2008 (23). June 2008 (17). May 2008 (9). April 2008 (22).

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Sony Names VP For Crackle

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Berger has been at Sony since 2006, running Sony Pictures Television's mobile games division, and has also served at Time Warner Inc., Sony purchased Crackle, formerly known as Grouper, in August of 2006.

iRise Signs GM

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The firm also said GM has been working with Capgemini and the firm's software since 2006, as part of an effort to develop a system to provide information exchange and communications with its dealers.

Why You Should Put Yourself Out There and Try New Products

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In 2006 I started using Facebook and most of my friends & colleagues thought I was strange. In 2008 I started VC blogging. They thought it was like MySpace and why did I need a MySpace page?

Zag Makes Exec Hires, Promotions

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Brenner has served at 1-800-CARSEARCH, PromiseMark, and CARFAX; Pributsky joined Zag in 2006 and served at eVox Productions and Malldecker Media; Easterby was most recently at Yahoo!;

Interview with Dr. Ramin Sadr, Mojix

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We did market studies, talked to customers, and launched a prototype in 2006, launching the company in 2008.

Interview with Matthew Graczyk, Zubican

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It was the third week of December 2006, and I was involved with a biodiesel company. Matthew Graczyk: I started the company in December of 2006, but I knew I wanted a strong finance and operations person, and a strong etch person.

Interview with Bruno Uzzan, CEO of Total Immersion

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The first was in 2001, the second was in 2006, and we have two French VCs and one in the U.S. Our interview this morning is with Bruno Uzzan, CEO of Total Immersion (www.t-immersion.com), immersion.com), a firm developing interactive video technology.

Vangard Voice Systems Raises $2M

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The round is the second to come from Berkshire, which invested $3M in an earlier funding in 2006, along with angel support. Irvine-based Vangard Voice Systems said Wednesday that the firm has raised $2M in a Series B funding round, form Berkshire Ventures, LLC. Vangard develops software tools for voice-enabling enterprise applications. Vangard's voice recognition software is used to enable voice recognition in applications--for example, filling out medical forms, logistics, and elsewhere.

Abraxis BioScience Buys Back Rights

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AstraZeneca paid $200M in 2006 for the rights to the compound, which is used for treating breast cancer Los Angeles-based Abraxis BioScience, a biotechnology firm focused on compounds for treating cancer, said this morning that it has reached an agreement with AstraZeneca UK Limited to re-acquire rights to market the firm's ABRAXANE treatment in the United States. According to AstraZeneca, the move will result in the payment of $268M to the firm from Abraxis.

Jazz Technologies Merger Completes

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Amelio was formerly the CEO of Apple, and had headed up Acquicor prior to Jazz; Acquicor went IPO as a blank check acquisition firm in 2006 with ex Apple-CTO Ellen Hancock, and Apple founder Steve Wozniak. Acquicor acquired Jazz Semiconductor in 2006 for $260M Newport Beach-based Jazz Technologies and Tower Semiconductor said Friday that the two companies have completed their merger.

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Comarco Sells Wireless Test Business

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Ascom and Comarco have been working together on mobile test products since 2006 Lake Forest-based Comarco announced Monday that it has agreed to sell its wireless test solutions business to Ascom Holdings A.G, in a deal worth approximately $12.75M in cash. Comarco said the sale is part of its strategy to focus its business on its mobile power solutions. Comarco said the divestiture should "dramatically" reduce its operating costs.

Map of VC Investments

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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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Interview with Raph Koster, Metaplace

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We left Sony in 2006 in order to do Metaplace--I'd dreamed about doing it for about ten years, and actually put together our first prototype in the spare bedroom, with my wife helping me out. We went and raised a Series A back in late 2006, and went on to win the audience award at TechCrunch40.

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TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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in 2008. acquired by AOL in 2006), a Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs of Universal Studios, and a senior business and legal affairs executive at New Line Cinema and Savoy Pictures Entertainment.

Best Corporate Citizens GO GREEN!

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In 2006, Intel joined the U.S. It's perhaps no surprise that Intel, on Wednesday 02/27, was announced #1 of the "100 Best Corporate Citizens" of 2008, by CRO Magazine. By viewing sustainability "though a business lens," Intel’s has begun answering the question "How Does Going Green Impact The Bottom Line?"

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