Want To Be A TechStar? Read Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson’s New Book: Venture Deals

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Of the 80 companies that have completed the program since its 2007 inception, 49 have received funding, 8 have been acquired and 8 have ceased operations. We didn’t have too many content arguments. I recently reviewed Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson’s book Venture Deals , in THIS ENTRY.

Interview with Howard Lindzon, StockTwits

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He was also the founder of Wallstrip, which he sold to CBS back in 2007, is an investor in a significant number of web and social media companies. It's interesting to see that, despite selling Wallstrip to CBS, that content isn't the goal here?

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Interview with Clark Benson, Ranker

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One of the biggest forces that has emerged in the Internet in recent years has been crowdsourcing, the way the web has empowered users to drive the creation of content and information online. It actually closed on New Year's Day, 2007.

Interview with Jimmy Hendricks, Deal Current

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We also have a partnership with Trion Media, which is one of the largest content providers to the radio industry. Jimmy Hendricks: My background is I spent a year at Active.com in 2007 and 2008.

Evolve Media Buys BabyandBump.com

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BabyAndBump.com was founded in 2007 by expecting parents. Evolve Media said the site now has over 170,000 members, with over 20 million pageviews of content per month. evolve media merger acquisition babyandbump mother momtastic content publishing parents parenting baby

Google For Icons | IconFinder Providing The Best for Developers and Designers

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The public version was launched in 2007 and got on the front page of Digg, on Lifehacker and Smashing magazine. From 2007 to 2009 I added a lot of icons and made minor improvements.

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Interview with Yan Hui, AirHop

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When I started in 2007, one thing we did even in the early days was engage with operators. What we wanted to do, was focus on the high IP content, where there is a high barrier to entry.

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RealD Names Operations VP

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and had previously been President and CEO of ColorLink, a firm which was acquired by RealD in 2007. reald executive operations movie projection technology content hollywood theaterLos Angeles-based RealD , the developer of 3D movie projection technology, said today that it has named Leo Bannon as its Executive Vice President, Global Operations. Bannon was most recently at Arisawa Manufacturing Co.,

The Guy Who Took on Google (and now LinkedIn): Mike Yavonditte

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Overture became intrigued by Quigo’s AdSonar technology and wanted help targeting ads for their content business. AdSonar’s advertising platform applied proprietary semantic algorithms to automatically serve the most relevant ads to each particular content page.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Presenting Companies at UCLA

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GumGum was founded in 2007 when a team of seasoned Internet entrepreneurs realized web site publishers were missing out on valuable revenue by not monetizing their image-based content. When: Thursday, October 27th, 2011 – 7:00 p.m. The firm has a strategy-based approach with a strong focus on technology and high-quality content.

Clearstone Backs Games2Win

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Games2Win raised $5M in its Series A back in March of 2007. clearstone ventures venture capital games2win online casual gaming content videogameSanta Monica-based Clearstone Venture Partners has upped its investment in Mumbai, India-based Games2Win , an online developer of casual and other games. According to Games2Win, it has raised $6M in a Series B financing roudn, which also included SVB India Capital Partners.

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2011 comes to Los Angeles and its finally here. 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. a production company primarily focused on creating premium online content as well as film, television, and videogames. Starting November 3-5 (This week) BlogWorld kicks it off as will TechZulu.

Interview with Loren Bendele, Savings.com

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There's a lot behind that, but it's really a matter of going out and getting the best deal content, and using the web and community to sift through all of that to put the best deal out there in front of you. Loren Bendele: We started in March of 2007.

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Spotlight: LA Tech | One Year, Recap, and Thank You!

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GumGum was founded in 2007 when a team of seasoned Internet entrepreneurs realized web site publishers were missing out on valuable revenue by not monetizing their image-based content. The firm has a strategy-based approach with a strong focus on technology and high-quality content.

Spotlight: LA Tech | One Year, Recap, and Thank You!

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GumGum was founded in 2007 when a team of seasoned Internet entrepreneurs realized web site publishers were missing out on valuable revenue by not monetizing their image-based content. The firm has a strategy-based approach with a strong focus on technology and high-quality content.

Business.com Acquired By Purch

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Carlsbad-based Business.com , the online business directory and information site which was most recently in the hands of JMI Equity, has been sold to New York-based content publisher Purch , the two said Wednesday afternoon. Donnelly in 2007 by Jake Winebaum, turned over to Dex.com after the sale, and eventually shut down, but restarted after a purchase by JMI Equity and Resource Nation in 2011. businesscom purch merger acquisition content publishing business

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Cyrus Farudi is an American entrepreneur who co-founded Flipswap, Inc in 2004 and Capsule in 2011. The apps can stream video, audio, news feeds, Twitter, Facebook, sell digital content, physical merchandise, and much more. Loren Bendele joined Savings.com in January 2007 as the CEO.

Decoding the Secret of iPhone Game Popularity, With William Volk, Playscreen

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William Volk: One of our other real big hits is Bocce Ball, which was our first Playscreen title in January of 2011. In 2007, we tried to launch it for the iPhone web, and the platform still couldn't handle it. It's an amazing title, and it's very unique because it's content driven.

The Future of Television & The Digital Living Room

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But with the introduction of Apple TV, Google TV, the Boxee Box & other initiatives it’s clear that this battle will heat up in 2011. Thus you see television manufacturers rushing to create content ecosystems, app platforms, TV OS’s and Internet offerings.

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This Week in VC with Dana Settle of Greycroft Partners

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Founded in November 2007 in New York City by Alexis Maybank and Kevin Ryan (co-founder of DoubleClick); CEO is Susan Lyne (ex-CEO Marta Stewart Living Omnimedia) Revenue estimates: $50mm in 2008; $170mm in 2009 (versus budget of $150mm); $450mm forecasted for 2010. Founded in 2007.

What the Past Can Tell Us About the Future of Social Networking

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We were looking for what I call the “6 C’s of Social Networking&# – Communications, connectedness, common experiences, content, commerce & cool experiences (fun!). They had a proprietary browser, their own search engine, their own content, chat rooms, email system, etc.