Evite Appoints Head Of Product

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Los Angeles-based online invitations service Evite announced this morning that it has named Yun Woo as its new Head of Product, to oversee development of the company's product. Woo was most recently Head of Product at Whalerock Industries, where Evite said he had been leading the product team that launched the Kardashian/Jenner family native apps and sites across iOS and Android. Woo will report to Evite CEO Victor Cho. evite executive head product

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Evite Hits 20 Years

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Los Angeles-based online invitations service Evite --which is now owned by Liberty Interactive--says it is celebrating its 20th birthday this year , and will be running a number of promotions, including a sweepstakes, sharing video content, and customer stories around its anniversary. evite anniversary online invitation planning party event

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Evite Names VP Data Science

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Los Angeles-based online invitations service Evite says it has named Jay Neuman as the company's new Vice President of Data Science and Business Intelligence, based on of Evite's headquarters here in LA. According to Evite, Neuman has over 20 years of experience developing data science and business intelligence solutions. Evite did not further elaborate on Neuman's prior employers. evite executive data science neuman invitations

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Evite Enhances Product Offerings

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Los Angeles-based Evite said this week that it has launched a new set of premium product offerings for its online invitations service. The company said the Evite Premium experiences allow its users to customize their digital invitations, envelopes, stamps, and inserts, and is aimed at professional use, corporate events, office holiday parties, open houses, and others. evite invitation planning software premium

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Evite Targets Professional Event Planners With New Service

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Los Angeles-based online invitations firm Evite is targeting professional event planners, with the launch of a new service, called Evite Pro , the company announced this morning. According to Evite, the new product is aimed at simplifying professional event planning and execution. Evite said the new service will cost $249.99 evite professional event planning ecommerce tool software invitations planner cloud

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Evite Acquires Fete

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Los Angeles-based online invitations service Evite said on Tuesday that it has acquired Fete , the developer of a mobile invitations app for iOS. According to Evite, Fete will be shutting down its services and inviting users to join Evite as part of the acquisition, which was an asset acquisition deal. evite fete merger acquisition text mobile invitations smartphone

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Evite Pushes 'Tiny Parties'

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Los Angeles-based online invitation site Evite is hoping to encourage the use of its service in small, informal gatherings, through the promotion of what it calls "Tiny Parties". According to Evite, it's been seeing a trend where users are using its platform for events which have five or fewer invited guests over the past 12 months, with 9.3 Evite is a subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation, and is led by CEO Victor Cho.

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Evite Encouraging Charity Donations Through Holiday Events

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Los Angeles-based Evite is launching an effort to help raise money for charities, with a "Make More Merry" campaign powered by Venice, California-based Pledgeling , the company said Monday. According to Evite, the campaign will launch next Tuesday as part of GivingTuesday. Evite said it will encourage event planners and user hosts to offer guests charitable donations as part of their events, through its Evite Donations service.

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Evite Adds Photo Sharing Feature

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Los Angeles-based electronic invitation and party planning tools provider a href="[link] has rolled out a new feature, which lets event attendees share photos before, during, and after an event. According to Evite, its new "Private Sharing Feed" encourages group photo sharing among attendees to an event. Evite said the new feature is now available as part of every Evite invitation. evite photo sharing party planning electronic invitation feed

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Charity Effort By Evite, Pledgeling Raises $1M For Nonprofits

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Two, Los Angeles area technology companies-- Evite and Pledgeling --say that a joint effort, Evite Donations, has raised $1M in donations for thousands of nonprofits over its first year. The tool, available for any Evite event, allows hosts of Evite events to collect donations to their favorite nonprofit, at no cost, with no fee for donations from Evite. Pledgeling is led by James Citron; Evite is led by Victor Cho.

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Evite Hires New CTO

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Los Angeles-based online invitation site Evite , which i owned by Liberty Interactive, has hired on former Amgen IT director Perry Evoniuk. According to Evite, it has named Evoniuk as the company''s Chief Technology Officer, to oversee the company''s technology strategy, software engineering and enterprise architecture. evite online invitations greeting amgen executive technology

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Evite Names New CEO

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Los Angeles-based online event invitation site Evite has named a new CEO, saying yesterday that it has named Victor Cho to the position. Evite--which is owned by Liberty Interactive--said that Cho also has served at iVillage and Microsoft. evite executive online event planning invitation libearty media Cho was most recently President and CEO of Kodak Gallery, and also had headed up marketing and commerce at Intuit.

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Evite Moves Headquarters To Downtown LA

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Los Angeles-based online invitations service Evite says it has moved its headquarters to downtown Los Angeles, doubling the size of its corporate office. Evite is part of Liberty Interactive. Evite is led by Victor Cho. evite angeles jobs employment headquarters growthThe company, which previously had its headquarters in West Hollywood, said the move goes to accomodate rapid growth at the company.

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Evite Names Tech Veteran Pucino As CFO

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Los Angeles-based online invitations service Evite has named Paul Pucino as the company's new Chief Financial Officer, the firm said today. Evite said Pucino will be responsible for all accounting, finance, financial reporting, and financial systems at the company. Evite is a subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation. evite paul pucino chief financial officer executive invitations saas

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Evite Redesigns Site

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Los Angeles-based Evite , the online invitations business which is a unit of IAC, said today that it has launched an extensive redesign of the firm's website. Evite said it now is seeing 18 million monthly uniques, and sends out over 28,000 invitations an hour.

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Evite Launches New iOS App, Gifting Feature

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Los Angeles-based event invitation provider Evite has rolled out a shiny new mobile app and mobile web experience, as part of a push to have users use the service for last minute holiday celebrations. Evite says its mobile site is now optimized for mobile devices, letting users create and view party invitations from mobile devices; ability to add to guests lists and track rsvps; and more. evite mobile gifting event invitation invitations software

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Evite: We've Sent 2 Billion Invitations

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Los Angeles-based digital invitations service Evite , which is owned by Liberty Interactive, said it has just send out its 2 billionth event invitation, which is says is a major milestone for the company. Evite says it helps send invitations to approximately 6 million annual events through the service. evite invitation party card electronic greeting planning liberty interactive

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Evite Backs Effort To Cut Down On Screen Use At Dinner

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Los Angeles-based online invitations service Evite is backing an effort to convince families to get everyone to put down their smartphones and tablets at dinner time, through an effort called the #DeviceFreeDinner pledge. Evite, led by CEO Victor Cho, is a subsidiary of Liberty Interactive. evite device free dinner smartphone tablet consumer devicefreedinner invitation

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Evite Links With Real Simple

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Los Angeles-based online invitiations site Evite has inked a deal with magazine Real Simple, saying Monday that the two companies have launched a partnership around its online invitations service. According to Evite, the two will create a collection of online invitations featuring photography from Real Simple, which will be showcased on both firms' web sites. Evite is a unit of IAC

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Cocodot Adds Free Electronic Invites

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Among other news this week, Los Angeles-based Cocodot , the online invitations site started by former MySpace exec Shawn Gold, opened up a free tier to its invitations service, allowing users to now send out up to 1,000 online cards and invitations to others. shower wedding card evite open invitation free cocodot

Cocodot Gets $4.25M More

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Los Angeles-based Cocodot , the online invitations service run by former MySpace exec Shawn Gold, has raised $4.25M out of an ongoing $6.0M cocodot venture capital myspace online invitations evite electronic printed wedding baby showerfunding round, according to a regulatory filing from the firm. Source of the new funding was not disclosed. The firm has previously received funding from Anthem Ventures, Mailroom Fund, and Rincon Venture Partners.

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of By mario on May 2, 2012 in Features , grid. And you know, one of the communities that has some super remarkable entrepreneurs that doesn’t get enough credit is Los Angeles. Here are 62 63 Los Angeles entrepreneurs we can be proud of.

Why Reed Hastings Should be Applauded for Netflix Split

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In my opinion it’s the most natural fit and it would give Netflix a very strong presence in Los Angeles and in TV (obviously subject to getting the right writes from the studios). And many people actually still use Evite. Evite.

Interview with David Wood, Eventene

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For example, if they're using Signupgenius, or Evite, then we're not trying to convert them. How did you end up here in Los Angeles if you had working up in Redmond for Microsoft? For our interview this morning, we talked with David Wood , the Founder and CEO of Eventene (www.eventene.com), an early stage startup, bootstrapped startup developing event management software.

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Interview with Harry Lin, Lottay

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This morning, Los Angeles-based Lottay (www.lottay.com) launched its online gifting site, announced its funding by DFJ Frontier, and also the appointment of former Evite GM Harry Lin as CEO. He took it to angel investors, two of them of some note--Steve Blank, CEO of Epiphany, who also runs a great blog at SteveBlank.com , and Klaus Schauser, founder of Citrix Online. It was because of my Evite experience. I had been GM of Evite for just under two years.

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Increase Your RSVP Accuracy With tureRSVP

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Co-founders Fei Xiao , Anna Sergeeva , and Grady Laksmono of Los Angeles based company trueRSVP , are taking aim at providing you with a real estimate of how many people will attend your event. They hope to take on the Facebook Events and other planning companies such as Evite and PunchBowl.

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How to Decrease the Odds That Your Startup Fails

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In many ways the fact that it has become so cheap to start a company and relatively cheap to raise angel/seed money that we as an industry have gotten lazy on basic planning. If you create a business and start building products and go into an incubator or raise angel/seed money and don’t think about Market Size and Market Structure I only have one question: Why? Want to eradicate Evite? Many startup businesses – tech or otherwise – fail.

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How Classy Is Helping Nonprofits To Attract and Retain Supporters

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Scott Chisolm: The software came about, when we realized we had totally outgrown the system we were using to take registration for the events and to allow attendees to make donation, which was a combination of Evite, Paypal, and Myspace.

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TechZulu Live from StartupDemo

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It is an opportunity to get frank feedback from VCs, angels, peers and the technolust. Mixergy and AsAble are also joining us to bring you an amazing VC/Angel Panel. Adrenaline Fueled Angel. Stewart Roberts , President of Orange County of Tech Coast Angels.

StartupDemo Was a Huge Success!

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We would like give a huge thank you to Social Media Week and the supportive startup community here in Los Angeles. For those who ever said there is no startup community in Los Angeles I most certainly beg to differ. VC/Angel Panel. Adrenaline Fueled Angel.

Interview with Eden Jarrin, eDivvy

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For this morning's interview, we caught up with Eden Jarrin, the President of Los Angeles-based eDivvy (www.edivvy.com). The organizer might have a friend's birthday, and have five or six people who might want to go in on a gift like a Wii or and iPod, and you can custom pick a card--just like an Evite--custom card invitations which you can make look realy cool and where you can pick a theme--and you put in the information. We're well funded, however, by an angel/private investor.

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