ACTIVE Network Ties With IRONMAN

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San Diego-based online, cloud-based sports and activity registration provider ACTIVE Network reported today that it has linked with IRONMAN , the sports race operator. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed; ACTIVE has been providing registration for IRONMAN since 1999.

Active Launches Hyperlocal Activity Site

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San Diego-based Active.com , the operator of online sports and community activity registration sites, said this morning that it has expanded into the hyperlocal information market, with the launch of a new, local Bay Area activity guide. Active said the new, hyperlocal Active.com Bay Area site provides information on sporting events, fitness activities, and other things to do in the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as discounts on gear and activities through its Schwaggle program.

ACTIVE Network Seeks Buyer

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San Diego-based sports and activity registration provider Active Network appears to be looking for a buyer, or maybe an outside investment, saying yesterday that it has created a committee to evaluate "strategic transactions". The company said it has received interest from outside parties in both investment in ACTIVE Network to acquisition of the company. The disclosure came in Active Network''s quarterly results. Active Network reported a net loss of $2.7M

ACTIVE Network Moves To Texas

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In another blow to San Diego''s technology industry, ACTIVE Network , the sports and recreation registration provider, said late Thursday that it is moving its headquarters to Dallas, Texas. According to ACTIVE Network, the transition will take place over the coming year. Active Network said it will continue to maintain a San Diego presence. active network texas perry economic jobs employment headquarters

ACTIVE Network Debuts Half Marathon Training App

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San Diego-based ACTIVE Network , the provider of cloud-based sports activity and registration services, has rolled out a new mobile app for iOS specifically to help people complete their first half marathon. According to ACTIVE Network, the 13.one Half Marathon app helps runners make it to their half marathon, by providing a 12 week training plan, tracking of training, and more. active network half marathon training mobile iphone exercise

Silicon Beach Report July 5: Snap Lacks Active Users, Far Less Than Instagram

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Tinder adds videos, Snap seeks active users, AeroVironment works with NASA

Startup Lessons From Stephen King: Results Vs. Activities

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Activities Vs. Results. Unlike entrepreneurs, whose survival is similarly based on their ability deliver value to their customers, politicians and big company executives routinely confuse activities with results. A version of this article previously appeared Forbes.

ACTIVE Network Names VP

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San Diego-based ACTIVE Network said Monday that it has named Rick Binford as VP of Strategic Marketplace Development of its Business Solutions Group. Active, which operates a range of cloud-based registration, event management, and other similar services for sports, community groups, centers, and others, said Binford joins the company from Experient, a full services event management services provider. active network executive registration sports

ACTIVE Network Wins Three Cities

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San Diego-based ACTIVE Network is expanding its footprint in the parks and recreation management market, reporting this morning that it has signed up the cities of Phoenix, Portland, and Denver as customers of its ACTIVE Net software. ACTIVE Net is ACTIVE Network''s software that help cities manage reservations at facilities, classes, community programs, and memberships. active network recreation parks registration community

ACTIVE Network Wins Chicago Triathalon

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San Diego-based ACTIVE Network reports this morning that its cloud-based software products are being used as part of the ITU World Triathlon Chicago, which is run by the International Triathlon Union. According to ACTIVE Network, the deal makes the company an official "Gold-Level" partner of USA Triathalon. ACTIVE''s software is being used for participant registration and management. active network chicago triathalon event management software

ACTIVE Network Loses CEO, Chairman

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In a big leadership executive shuffle over at San Diego-based ACTIVE Network , the company announced today that its current CEO, Matthew Landa, has resigned, as has its Executive Chairman and Chairman of the board, David Alberga. According to ACTIVE Network, it has appointed Jon Belmonte, former Chief Media Officer and Chief Operating Officer at the company as interim CEO, and has launched a search for a permanent CEO. active network executive sports registration activities

ACTIVE Network Refreshes Plancast

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San Diego-based Active Network said this morning that it has spiffed up Plancast , its newly acquired social event sharing site. Active Network said it has added a number of enhanced features to Plancast, and plans on such features as an intelligent event recommendation engine to suggest events based on location, interests, and social graph. Active Network acquired Plancast in August, retrieving the company from a very public shutdown.

Sources: Active Network In Major Layoff

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San Diego-based sports registration service Active Network has laid of over 100 people, according to sources near the company. Active Network has been contacted, but has not yet responded to queries about the layoff. active network layoff jobs employment private equity texas websense omnitracs No details on the layoff have been announced by the privately held company, and the company had not yet filed a notice with the state of California''s WARN system on any impending cuts.

Oakley, Intel Link On Voice Activated Eyewear

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Sunglasses brand Oakley --owned by Luxottica Group--and Intel said that the two have partnered to launch a new "smart eyewear" system, called the Radar Pace , which will offer real-time, voice activated coaching for athletes. According to the two, the new device will provide personalized training programs, performance tracking, and coaching in real time. The new "smart glasses" cost $449.

Report: IPO Activity In Significant Slowdown

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A new report, issued Monday, says that IPO activity has slowed significantly in Q1, with a 39 percent drop in volume and 70 percent decline in total capital raised versus Q1 of last year. acquisition merger exit slowdown report story young ernst activityThe report, from Ernst & Young, said that companies are likely exploring other options or waiting for confidence to return for their IPOs. The report found 167 deals raised only $12.1

Active Network Buys Plancast

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Plancast , an online service which lets you plan events and share those plans with friends, has been acquired by San Diego-based Active Network. Active Network relaunched Plancast with a new design today. active network plancastFinancial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Plancast's CEO, in a very public " post mortem " post on TechCrunch in January, had said the firm was shutting down, and outlined the various issues the company had run across.

Active Storage Raises $1.2M

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Torrance-based storage developer Active Storage , which develops Mac- and media-oriented storage arrays, has raised $1.2M Active Stroage develops high performance, high availability RAID storage devices aimed at the creative industry, and which connect into the Mac, PC, and Linux. active storage venture capital media datain a funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm this week.

ACTIVE Network Splits, Sells Off Business Group

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San Diego-based ACTIVE Network has split off its business products group, ACTIVE Network Business Solutions , and merged it with a Texas company, Lanyon. According to ACITVE Network Business Solutions, it is separating from parent company ACTIVE Network, and will merge with Lanyon to focus on the event marketing and meetings management space. active network merger acquisition sales lanyon

Active Life Scientific Snags $500K

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Santa Barbara-based Active Life Scientific , a developer of life sciences research and diagnostics tools, said this morning that it has raised $500K in a Series A follow on investment. Active Life, which is headed by Davis Brimer, says its medical tools are being targeted at the growing problem of degenerating and stiffening tissues, which causes frailty. frailty tools diganostics research lifescience capital venture scientific life active

ACTIVE Network Wins Canadian Deal

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ACTIVE Network , the developer of software-as-a-service for managing sports and other activity registrations, reported today that it has won a deal in Saskatchewan, Canada. ACTIVE Network says its software is used to process more than 37 million hunting and fishing licenses annually. active network canada sports licensing saas software

Active Network Wins Triathlon

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San Diego-based Active Network said Monday afternoon that it has been selected by Tri-California Events , as the triathlon's "technology provider of choice". Active Network said Tri-California is the operator of the largest, multi-day triathlon in the world, the Avia Wildflower Triathlons Festival. Active Network's products are used for managing race registrations, marketing, and other activities. active network triathlon technology sports registration

ACTIVE Network Signs Up Two YMCAs

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San Diego-based sports activity registration and software provider ACTIVE Network reported two wins today at YMCA centers. ACTIVE Network said it has signed up the YMCA of the North Shore in Massachusetts and YMCA of the Brandywine Valley in Pennsylvania as customers for the company''s ACTIVE Net cloud platform. active network ymca sports community registration software saas

ACTIVE Network Powers Run Ireland

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San Diego-based ACTIVE Network , the provider of cloud-based sports registration and other related services, reported a win today with Run Ireland, a website for running events in Ireland. Active said that it is the official technology partner for Run Island, and will handle online registration for events listed on Run Ireland. active network ireland sports registration software cloud saas

CapLinked Launches Activity Tracker

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Manhattan Beach-based CapLinked , the online service which helps startups manage their fundraising efforts, share due diligence documents, and find investors, said this week that it has launched a new activity tracker on the site. caplinked activity tracker investment financial startup entrepreneur

StockTwits Launches Activity Stream

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San Diego-based StockTwits , the stock-focused, micro-messaging service run by Howard Lindzon, has launched a new feature today, focused on activity streams. The firm said the new StockTwits Activity Stream will allow users to keep up with other people, as well as tickers friends are following. Lindzon is known for his prior startup Wallstrip, plus his angel investment activity. stocktwits activity stream micro messaging twitter

Summer Vacation with the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

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Last year’s Samsung Galaxy S4 Active rocked the world with its IP67 water and dust protection, allowing the device to go underwater for up to 30mins. We had lots of fun playing with the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active.

Active Storage Names Engineering VP

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Torrance-based Active Storage , the developer of RAID storage systems aimed at the Apple and creative industry, said this morning that it has named Venkat Ramakrishnan as its new Vice President of Engineering. Active Storage, which is currently headed by Steve Rizzone, develops RAID storage devices particularly targeted at the media industry; the firm's products are particularly geared toward the Apple market, where the firm's founders had worked on Apple's various storage products.

Active Network Prices IPO

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San Diego-based The Active Network , the operator of sports and community event registration services and websites, priced its IPO Wednesday evening, saying it will sell 11,000,000 shares of its common stock at $15.00 Active priced below its expected initial offering range, which was $16.00 Active's IPO is being underwritten by BofA Merrill Lynch, Citi, Allen & Company LLC, Stifel Nicolaus Weisel, RBC Capital Markets, ThinkEquity LLC, and WR Hambrecht+Co.

Active Storage Adds Exec

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Torrance-based Active Storage , which develops data storage products for the Apple and other markets, said Wednesday that it has named Jeff Lowe as Senior Director of Strategic Market Development. Active Storage is led by ex-Apple executives, and backed by Intel Capital, Mission Ventures, and Valhalla Partners. active storage executive data apple

ACTIVE Network Wins Philadelphia Zoo

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San Diego-based ACTIVE Network , the provider of online, activity, ticketing, and registration services for sports and other recreation providers, reported today that it has been selected by the Philadelphia Zoo. ACTIVE NTEwork said that it will power ticketing, point-of-sale, and other zoo operation efforts via its RTP|ONE commerce engine. active network philly philadephia saas cloud software registration

Josh.ai Finds $11M For Voice Activated Home Assistants

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Jstar, the creators of Joshai , a voice activated home assistant, has raised $11M in funding, according to the company. The company has offices in Los Angeles, and is led by longtime LA serial entrepreneur Alex Capecelatro. Source of the funding was not announced. Capecelatro previously founded Yeti and AtThePool. Josh.ai was co-founded by CTO Tim Gill, who was founder of Quark, Inc. Josh.ai has a formidable competitor in Amazon, competing directly against Amazon's Alexa. READ MORE>>.

Infographic: Social Media Spurring E-Commerce Activity

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A new study of social media activity and e-commerce, compiled from Los Angeles social tools developer Social Annex , shows that social media is--not surprisingly--playing a far bigger role in online shopping this year.

Active Storage Names CFO

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Torrance-based Active Storage , the RAID storage firm founded by ex-Apple executives, and backed by Intel Capital, Mission Ventures, and Valhalla Partners, said Wednesday that it has hired on a CFO. Active Storage develops RAID storage products aimed at the post-production, broadcast, publishing, education and science sectors. Tags: activestorage active storage apple raid xraid executive