What’s the minimum information to give your investors?

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Every investor wants regular information from companies taking their money. On the other side, entrepreneurs and CEO’s usually have a natural fear of giving too much information to us investors after the initial investment is received.

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Iteris Closes Albeck Gerken Acquisition

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Santa Ana-based Iteris , which provides and provides data and analysis of transportation and agricultural information, has completed its acquisition of Albeck Gerken , a provider of traffic operations engineering services. iterix albeck gerken acquisition merger traffic

Xavient Information Systems Acquired By TELUS

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Simi Valley-based Xavient Information Systems , a provider of outsourced IT services, has been acquired by TELUS International , the two announced this morning. TELUS International was advised by Rothschild, and Xavient was advised by Citibank in the acquisition deal. acquisition merger telus systems information xavient

Key Information Systems Buys ISWest

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Woodland Hills-based Key Information Systems said Friday morning that it has acquired IT colocation and hosting company ISWest. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Key Information Systems is a major, IT systems integrator focused on business continuity, virtualization, security, storage, and other related areas. Key Information System is led by Lief Morin.

Pharaoh Information Systems Acquired by Hyphen Solutions

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Irvine-based Pharaoh Information Services , a developer of residential construction-related software, has been acquired by Hyphen Solutions , a developer of cloud-based construction management software. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. pharaoh information systems hyphen solutions construction management software merger acquisition

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Key Information Systems Acquired By Converge Technology Partners

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Agoura Hills-based Key Information Systems , a provider of systems integration, compute, storage, and networking solutions and services, has been acquired by Converge Technology Partners , the two companies announced on Tuesday. According to the two, the acquisition will help provide Converge with a strong footprint within the Western United States. information systems converge technology partners merger acquisition international canada keyisit keyinfo

Inherited Health Acquired By Informed Medical Decisions

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Los Angeles-based Inherited Health , the online site for gathering and storing family health information headed by Lee Essner, has been acquired by Informed Medical Decisions. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced by the companies. As part of the acquisition, Essner joins Informed Medical Decisions board of directors. Informed Medical Decisions operates a network of genetic counselors and geneticists.

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How much information do you give to investors?

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There is a natural fear of giving too much information to investors after the initial investment is received. CEO’s worry that investors will not keep the information confidential and that financial data will find its way into competitors’ hands. Shareholders may vote on other issues during the year by written consent, including acquisitions, stock issuances, changes to the articles of incorporation and bylaws, and more.

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TrueCar Buys Automotive Information Firm ALG

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ALG is a provider of automotive residual value information. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, however, TrueCar said that DealerTrack will receive an equity interest in TrueCar as part of the deal. TrueCar operates an online information site providing actual automotive sale data to both customers and dealers. truecar merger acquisition automotive information lease residual value data pricing dealertrack

Illumina Completes GenoLogics Acquisition

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San Diego-based life sciences equipment maker Illumina said today that it has completed its acquisition of GeneLogics Life Sciences Software , which makes laboratory information management systems for the life sciences industry. GenoLogics' software is used in managing genomic information and research. illumina genologics merger acquisition management software genomics gene sequencing lifescience equipment

NextGen Healthcare Completes EagleDream Acquisition

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Irvine-based NextGen Healthcare Information Systems , which is owned by Quality Systems, says it has completed its previously announced acquisition of EagleDream Health , a software analytics developer. nextgen healthcare eagledream merger acquisition software analyticsFinancial details of the buy have not been announced. EagleDream Health, based in Rochester, New York, develops cloud-based analytics software used for healthcare practice administration and optimization.

Amid Acquisition Drama, Celgene Resubmits MS Drug for FDA Approval

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billion acquisition of San Diego’s Receptos. Just over a year ago, the FDA refused to review Celgene’s application for ozanimod , citing a lack of sufficient information in the submission.

Edlio Snags Investment for K-12 Education Software Acquisition

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Los Angeles-based Edlio , has received a growth capital investment this morning, for its K-12 education and "community engagement" software, and in particular, acquisitions of other companies. According to LLR Partners, its investment will be used by Edlio to support its market expansion, via organic growth and acquisitions.

Jacobs Completes Federal Network Systems Acquisition

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Pasadena-based Jacobs Engineering Group announced yesterday that it has completed its acquisition of Federal Network Systems (FNS), the Ashburn, Virginia systems integrator in the communications, information technology, and data security market. Jacobs said it has added more than 750 employees through the acquisition, which will enhance its capability in the intelligence community market.

Master of Customer Acquisition, Matt Coffin, On Startups …

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Or read the quick, informative summary below the image! He is very hands-on and helpful – especially for any company looking into customer acquisition. o CPM model gave him control over the information in the acquisition cycle so he focused on that. -

Autobytel Forms Acquisition Subsidiary

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Irvine-based Autobytel , which provides automotive marketing and information services, appears to be in the midst of some acquisition-related activity, according to regulatory filings filed by the firm today. According to filings with the SEC, the firm has created an "Autobytel Acquisition Subsidiary", which names three of its officers as executives and directors. Tags: autobytel acquisition merger automotive marketing

Platinum Equity Buys Quark, Eyes Acquisitions

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Platinum did not disclose financial details of the buy, however, said that it is looking to expand Quark's product breadth and depth, plus create an acquisition strategy. The software now also works with publishing information to e-reader, tablet, and mobile devices.

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How to Negotiate in a Business Acquisition

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There are many factors to consider when your company is ready to embark upon an acquisition. However, it is also helpful to consider long term reach and the strategic impact that the acquisition can have on business overall.

NetFusion Acquired By NuMSP

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Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. According to NUMSP, it will use the acquisition to help it enter into the Los Angeles market. netfusion numsp merger acquisition services information technologyLos Angeles-based IT services provider NetFusion has been acquired by managed service provider NuMSP , the two companies said last week.

ISSQUARED Buys Network Computing Architects

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Los Angeles-base information technology services provider ISSQUARED , which provides security, hybrid cloud infrastructure, networking, and software services, said this morning it has acquired Network Computing Architects (NCA), a provider of IT services to the small and mid-sized business market. issquared network computing architects merger acquisition services information technology

MomentFeed Names Tech Veteran Nick Hedges As CEO

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Santa Monica-based MomentFeed , which develops software that helps national brands keep information on their stores up to date across mapping and mobile services, has named Nick Hedges as CEO of the company, MomentFeed said this morning. Hedges served in that position until its recent acquisition by Ellie Mae. momentfeed executive nick hedges location information

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CoreLogic Buys HomeVisit

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Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. According to CoreLogic, it plans to grow and expand HomeVisit's product suite on a national scale, and also will use the acquisition to augment its digital data capture capabilities. CoreLogic is a provider of property information and data. corelogic homevisiit merger acquisition property listing information data break

CoreLogic Seeks To Sell Non-Core Software Units

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Irvine-based property information provider CoreLogic said late Thursday that it has launched an effort to exit "certain legacy non-core software units" at the company. corelogic software merger acquisition property informationAccording to the firm, it is looking to exit its loan origination software unit and its "legacy default management" related platforms over the next 24 months.

Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Startup Marketing Ideas - Eric David Greenspan

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It seems like a lot of what you are doing is about providing valuable information that accompanies the work that you do. Our new customer acquisition has grown and our costs have plummeted. We are actually getting paid now to obtain customers, so our customer acquisition costs are now negative. A negative customer acquisition cost!

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PCM Buys Provista UK

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El Segundo-based PCM , which provides information technology products to the business, government, and education markets, said very late Wednesday evening that it has acquired Provista Technology Services Ltd. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. PCM said it made the acquisition through its UK-based subsidiary, PCM Technology Solutions UK, Ltd. provista pcmall merger acquisition information technology

UberMedia Acquires Cintric

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Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. Cintric develops a mobile SDK which is used to measure locaiton information for mobile app users. ubermedia cintric merger acquisition mobile location information smartphone business analysisPasadena-based UberMedia , a provider of mobile location data to businesses, said this morning that it has acquired Cintric , a provider of location and analytics software for mobile app publishers.

CoreLogic Buys Mercury Network

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Irvine-based real estate and property information provider CoreLogic said this morning that it has acquired 100 percent of Mercury Network , a provider of software for valuation and appraisal management. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. corelogic mercury network real estate property information appraisal software merger acquisition serent capital

Xavient Digital Plans To Hire 250 Across LA, San Diego

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Xavient Digital said the hiring comes as a result of its acquisition by customer service provider TELUS International. xavient information systems telus merger acquisition hiring jobs employment servicesSimi Valley-based Xavient Digital , a provider of IT solutions and software services, said it is in a major hiring push in the region, and plans to hire 250 people in the next few months in Los Angeles, San Diego, as well as other locations across the US.

Internet Brands Buys WebMD For $2.8 Billion

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WebMD operates a popular online health information site. internet brands merger acquisition webmd health lifescience information contentEl Segundo-based Internet Brands , which is owned by private equity investor KKR, agreed this morning to acquire WebMD in a deal worth approximately $2.8 billion. According to WebMD, Internet Brands will pay $66.50 per share in cash for all of the outstanding shares of WebMD common stock. The deal is expected to close in Q4 of 2017.

CoreLogic Sells Two Business Units

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Irvine-based residential property information provider CoreLogic said Tuesday that it has sold two of its business units to Mortgage Contracting Services, LLC. corelogic merger acquisition residential property information mortgage contracting services

Quality Systems Buys Mirth

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Irvine-based Quality Systems , which develops electronic health records and other related software, has acquired fellow Orange County healthcare information technology company Mirth Corporation. According to Quality Systems, it will use the acquisition to enhance its current offerings.

Truepic Acquires Image Forensics IP to Broaden Anti-Fraud Offering

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CoreLogic Buys a la mode technologies

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Irvine-based CoreLogic , a provider of property information, analytics, and other related services, has acquired a la mode technologies, LLC , a developer of subscription-based software for appraisers. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. corelogic alamode technologies information analytics services subscription appraisal appraiser

The Mobile Majority Buys Qualcomm Spinoff Gimbal

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Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. mobilemajority mobile majority merger acquisition qualcomm gimbal location information advertisingSanta Monica-based The Mobile Majority , the mobile advertising technology developer led by Rob Emrich, says it has acquired Gimbal , the Qualcomm spinout focused on mobile engagement and location intelligence in the retail market.

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Autobytel Names EVP

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Irvine-based Autobytel said Monday that it has named William Ferriolo as the company's new Executive Vice President, Consumer Acquisition. autobytel executive william ferriolog consumer acquisition automotive information auto dealerFerriolo has been at Autobytel since 2010, when he became Vice President of the company's Cyber Ventures Division, shortly after Autobytel acquired Cyber Ventures Inc. and Autropolis Inc. He had been a co-founder at Cyber.