bloblive Santa Monica

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Monday, July 13, 2009 -- bloblive Santa Monica. You know that great idea you have? We want to help you get it going! Come to the next bloblive, grab the mic and hit the crowd with your best elevator pitch. Youll find advice and feedback from a roomful of people focused on trying to help your idea grow. See [link] (more

Santa Monica High Speed Networking

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Tuesday, December 8, 2009 -- Santa Monica High Speed Networking. See [link] (more

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Santa Monica Shakers and Stirrers

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Tuesday, November 17, 2009 -- Santa Monica Shakers and Stirrers. See [link] (more

Santa Monica High Speed Networking

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009 -- Santa Monica High Speed Networking. See [link] (more

Santa Monica Shakers and Stirrers

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Tuesday, July 14, 2009 -- Santa Monica Shakers and Stirrers. See [link].

Santa Monica High Speed Networking

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009 -- Santa Monica High Speed Networking. See [link] (more

Santa Monica High Speed Networking

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009 -- Santa Monica High Speed Networking. See [link].

Santa Monica Shakers and Stirrers

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009 -- Santa Monica Shakers and Stirrers. Networking group. See [link] (more

bloblive Santa Monica

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Monday, May 11, 2009 -- bloblive Santa Monica - The OPEN MIC NIGHT FOR IDEAS and ENTREPRENEURS. Bloblives are a weekly series of OPEN MIC NIGHTS FOR IDEAS and ENTREPRENEURS where you can step up, practice your pitch and share your ideas with a supportive audience. Bloblive provides the food and the venue while everyone else in the room (and those watching the event streamed live online) offer feedback, advice and ideas for connections.

bloblive Santa Monica

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Monday, May 4, 2009 -- bloblive Santa Monica - The OPEN MIC NIGHT FOR IDEAS and ENTREPRENEURS. Bloblives are a weekly series of OPEN MIC NIGHTS FOR IDEAS and ENTREPRENEURS where you can step up, practice your pitch and share your ideas with a supportive audience. Bloblive provides the food and the venue while everyone else in the room (and those watching the event streamed live online) offer feedback, advice and ideas for connections.

Santa Monica High Speed Networking

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Tuesday, April 28, 2009 -- Santa Monica High Speed Networking. See [link] (more

Santa Monica Shakers and Stirrers

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009 -- Santa Monica Shakers and Stirrers. Networking event. See [link] (more

Santa Monica High Speed Networking

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Wednesday, March 4, 2009 -- Santa Monica High Speed Networking. Networking event. See [link] (more

Santa Monica Shakers and Stirrers

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009 -- Santa Monica Shakers and Stirrers. Networking event. See [link] (more

Santa Monica High Speed Networking

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Wednesday, January 14, 2009 -- Santa Monica High Speed Networking. Networking event. See [link] (more

Is it Time for You to Earn or to Learn?

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But given that a home in Palo Alto or Santa Monica will set you back $2 million it’s hardly riding off into the sunset. This is part of my Startup Advice series.

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Shoes Of Prey Raises $15M, Sets Up Shop In Santa Monica

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Shoes Of Prey , a fashion startup which allows women to custom order shoes to their specifications, has raised $15M in a Series B funding, and set up shop in Santa Monica, according to the company. The company was founded by Michael Fox, Mike Knapp and Jodie Fox in Sydney in 2009. The startup--which was started in Australia--said the funding came from Blue Sky Capital, Greycroft Partners, Nordstrom, and Khosla Ventures.

Layoffs Hot Keyword for Second Half of January 2009

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Last month we Launched Los Angeles Tech and in the announcement we provide the Hot List for the first half of January 2009. Top for January 16, 2009 - January 31, 2009 Posts Are You Selling Online Yet? This hot list is based on various social signals of what people are writing about, reading, bookmarking, searching, etc. You can go to the Hot List post to see what was hot then.

The Perfect Pitch 2009

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Monday, October 26, 2009 -- The Perfect Pitch 2009. An opportunity to pitch your business idea to Sir Richard Branson and a conference full of venture capitalists, angel investors and influential entrepreneurs.Our judges represent over $3 Billion in funds, including executives from August Capital, Baroda Ventures, Cal Cap Partners, Qualcomm Ventures, Rustic Canyon Partners, Santa Monica Capital Partners, Tech Coast Angels and Price Waterhouse Coopers.

CEO meeting in westside Los Angeles (Santa Monica), March 13th [Updated]

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It will be held at FinaVentures’ office in Santa Monica (3340 Ocean Park , Suite 1050). 3340 Ocean Park , Suite 1050 Santa Monica, CA 90405. Eric Golden ( CEO of Equipois ) & I ( Aaron Ross bio ) are organizing a formal, facilitated CEO group here on the westside that will meet monthly. The theme of CEOFlow is to explore what it takes to create predictable revenue & sustainable growth.

CEO meeting in westside Los Angeles (Santa Monica), March 13th [Updated]

CEO Flow

It will be held at FinaVentures’ office in Santa Monica (3340 Ocean Park , Suite 1050). 3340 Ocean Park , Suite 1050 Santa Monica, CA 90405. Eric Golden ( CEO of Equipois ) & I ( Aaron Ross bio ) are organizing a formal, facilitated CEO group here on the westside that will meet monthly. The theme of CEOFlow is to explore what it takes to create predictable revenue & sustainable growth.

CEO meeting in westside Los Angeles (Santa Monica), March 13th [Updated]

CEO Flow

It will be held at FinaVentures’ office in Santa Monica (3340 Ocean Park , Suite 1050). 3340 Ocean Park , Suite 1050 Santa Monica, CA 90405. Eric Golden ( CEO of Equipois ) & I ( Aaron Ross bio ) are organizing a formal, facilitated CEO group here on the westside that will meet monthly. The theme of CEOFlow is to explore what it takes to create predictable revenue & sustainable growth.

CEO meeting in westside Los Angeles (Santa Monica), March 13th [Updated]

CEO Flow

It will be held at FinaVentures’ office in Santa Monica (3340 Ocean Park , Suite 1050). 3340 Ocean Park , Suite 1050 Santa Monica, CA 90405. Eric Golden ( CEO of Equipois ) & I ( Aaron Ross bio ) are organizing a formal, facilitated CEO group here on the westside that will meet monthly. The theme of CEOFlow is to explore what it takes to create predictable revenue & sustainable growth.

Yahoo News Development Moved To Taiwan, Says Report

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Yahoo's editorial team remains in Santa Monica. The move is the second one for product development at Yahoo News, which was previously located at Yahoo's media operations in Santa Monica. Tags: yahoo news taiwan overseas media santa monica The product development team behind Yahoo's news site, Yahoo News , has reportedly been moved to Taiwan , AllThingsD reported this morning.

Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

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You can use keywords like: Events in Los Angeles or Southern California Events or even Santa Monica Events. Great post by John Shiple. He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. In his post, he mentions the following events / event organizers, and you should visit his post for a bit more on each of them.

Cornerstone OnDemand Extends Alliance With ADP

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the provider of cloud-based talent management software for the enterprise, and human resources management outsourcer ADP , said today that they have expanded an existing strategic alliance between the companies to target small businesses. The two have been working together since 2009 to make Cornerstone's larger, enterprise targeted offerings, available to ADP's larger customers.

Skype Launches Free Airport Wi-Fi Deal

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The service is powered by Santa Monica-based Boingo Wireless , which inked a deal in 2009 to allow Skype users to its hotspots.

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Docstoc Connects To Twitter, Facebook

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Santa Monica-based Docstoc , the venture funded web-document sharing firm run by Jason Nazar, has connected the firm's document sharing service with Facebook and Twitter updates. The new features allow users to automatically post a link in the Facebook social networking site or the Twitter micro-blogging service with any upload or download of a document.

Adconion Spins Out Joost

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Adconion Media Group , the Internet advertising firm which has been ramping up its operations in Santa Monica, said today that it is spinning out its video product, Joost Video Network , into a new, standalone business, also based in Santa Monica. Adconion acquired the assets of Joost from the founders of Skype in November of 2009.

Mahalo: Our Writers Making Over $20,000 A Year

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Jason Calacanis, the high profile founder of Santa Monica-based search engine Mahalo , claims that it now has a number of writers who are making over $20,000 a year writing freelance articles for the site. According to Calacanis, the firm is now paying $5 - $10 to writers to write articles for the site, and then splitting revenues from Google AdSense with those writers.

Clearstone Portfolio Firm Cetas Acquired By VMware

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Santa Monica-based Clearstone Ventures has had another exit in its portfolio, this time with the acquisition of Cetas , a developer of cloud data analytics software, by VMware.

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Hits $400M In Sales in 24 Hours

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Santa Monica-based Activision reported Friday that it had an estimated sell through of more than $400M on its new title, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, in the first 24 hours of its release. The sales figures surpassed last year's release of Call of Duty: Black Ops, which had $360M in first day sell-through, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, released in 2009, which had estimated first day sell through of $310M.

Clearstone Gets Exit At Apture

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Santa Monica-based venture capital firm Clearstone Ventures has scored an acquisition in its portfolio today, with the acquisition of Apture by Google. Clearstone was involved in Apture's Series A in March of 2009. Apture announced the acquisition on its website Thursday, but did not disclose any financial details of the buy. Apture had been backed by Clearstone Venture Partners, Beau Vrolyk, Paul Maritz, and Steve Taylor.