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Google’s current market cap sits at just over $200 billion (Yahoo! In most offices there would be a shelf of business books. Since, I am constantly reading to learn I would always ask questions about advice from the books. Time is a valuable commodity.

Eventup Launches Venue Booking Site, Backed by Science, Inc.

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digital studio", launched today, saying that it will help people find and book venues for their parties, weddings, and more. Tony Adam is the former Director of Online Marketing at MySpace, and also worked with Science's Peter Pham at Billshrink, at Yahoo, and more. The service makes it easier for people to both book and offer up their own homes for parties, weddings, birthdays, and more. Los Angeles-based Eventup , a new startup backed by Mike Jones Science, Inc.

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AdventureLink Snags CEO From Yahoo

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Los Angeles-based AdventureLink , a venture funded online adventure travel booking site, said Friday that it has appointed Jeff Dossett as the firm's Chief Executive Officer. Dossett was most recently at Yahoo!, Tags: adventurelink travel executive booking yahoo

Laudville Bolsters Advisory Board With Oversee.net's Chuang

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Los Angeles-based Laudville , a startup developing an online platform to help users share entertainment like movies, books, TV, and music with friends, has added Gene Chuang to its board of advisors, according to the firm. Chuang is currently Chief Technology Officer at Oversee.net,and also has served at such companies as Yahoo!

Understanding How The Innovator’s Dilemma Affects You

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One of the most influential books of my career is The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clay Christensen. Reading it felt like read a university book for an economics class and no wonder since he’s a professor at Harvard Business School.

How YP.com Is Growing A Giant Tech Team In Glendale

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How did what was a staid publisher of phone books become a hotbed of online talent? I had also spent five years at Overture and Yahoo, going back to the Goto.com days.

How YP Is Growing A Giant Tech Team In Glendale

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How did what was a staid publisher of phone books become a hotbed of online talent? I had also spent five years at Overture and Yahoo, going back to the Goto.com days.

Stephan Paternot shares open letter to Facebook’s Zuckerberg

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Only problem is, investors have their own short term agendas and generally tend to get awfully loud when there’s a slight dip in the stock, just ask Yahoo, or me, when I took TheGlobe.com public.

AdventureLink Being Sold, In Foreclosure

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AdventureLink had been attempting to build an online marketplace where consumers could purchase and book adventure travel trips, eco tours, and other travel. The firm's former CEO, former Yahoo VP Jeff Dossett, shows on his LinkedIn profile that he departed the firm sometime this month.

The Harder I Work, The Luckier I Get

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This is a theme that comes up in one the most influential business books for me of the past decade, The Black Swan by Nassim Taleb where he talks about the role that luck plays in business success. Would Google have become today’s juggernaut without Yahoo! Overnight success.

Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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So much so that if you read Ken Auletta’s wonderful book “ Googled ” you’ll see that Larry and Sergey had for years stated they would never do paid search results. Yahoo! An abbreviated version of this post appeared yesterday on TechCrunch.

TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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MusicMatch was acquired by Yahoo! TechZulu is excited to invite you to the 2014 Startup and Entrepreneurial Forecast taking place on Tuesday Jan. 28 from 7pm-10pm in Santa Monica. We will have a line up of amazing panelist who will share their insights and forecast for startup trends in 2014.

Some Thoughts on Leadership Going into 2016

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It’s why I was always critical of the “acquihire culture” at places like Yahoo ! You can’t get that if you only play the outside book. Having time to think about “leadership” at most startups feels like a luxury. It feels like something you could turn your attention to once you have tens of millions of dollars and a large staff to run operations and you could step back from it all and think about how to lead.

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CapLinked Raise $1.6m Series A Round & Appoint Adam Sroka As VP Technology

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Sroka earlier worked at Industrial Logic,where he developed programs in test-driven development, refactoring, and object-oriented design for HP, Yahoo!, Jackson FF Angel FinTech Joe Lonsdale Paypal Peter Thiel Raadt Siemer Siemer Ventures SoCal Yahoo

Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Thursday, March 22, 2007 Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups Ive been participating in a Yahoo Group that are users of LinkedIn and who are Bloggers: [link] Its an interesting group of folks from diverse backgrounds. Charles Edge :: Partner, 318 Author :: Mac Tiger Server Little Black Book April 16, 2007 1:37 AM Shashank said.

How ScoreStream Is Crowdsourcing Its Way Into High School Sports Media

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And then we signed a deal with Gannett to power scores to their newspapers and TV and websites, and we also signed a deal with Yahoo's Rivals. We can't go in and use your address book like many apps do.

ZEFR Names Product Head

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Furukawa has previously worked for Yahoo!, The Enthusiast Network, Kelly Blue Book, and Rubicon Project. Venice, California-based ZEFR , the content monetization and protection provider, said this morning that it has named Tom Furukawa as its new Head of Product.

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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There are hundreds of entrepreneurs here in Los Angeles who are building awesome companies, writing awesome books, making awesome movies and are trying to solve important problems to help make this world a better place. Our Best Interviews Via Email: Monthly. Weekly. Idea Mensch.

Connecting with People and High Level Communication (A TechCrunch Disrupt 2012 Experience)

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Imagine you’re sitting at a clean desk and 10 people came into the room unannounced, with documents, books and piles of information to read, throwing it on your clean desktop, while running out of the room saying, “Thanks! Every conference is different.

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The 7 “Free” Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

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Search Engines – Google, Yahoo, MSN, ASK redirect billions of searches everyday.Search engines have the potential to drive millions of visitors to a given site.Wikipedia and About are two of the most popular sites on the web, but the majority of their traffic comes from referrals from search engines, not people going directly to their site.To The 7 Ways to Get (unpaid) Traffic on the Web. “If

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

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Instead, they tried to use their search position to offer a portal like Excite and Yahoo! After rejuvenating from the exhausting sale of Quigo, Mike started a ‘boring site’ called Tracked.com that he thought would be a better version of Yahoo!

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Geni Adds "Family Finder"

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Los Angeles-based genealogy and family networking site Geni has rolled out a new "Family Finder" feature, the firm said Friday, allowing users to import addresses from Microsoft Outlook, web email programs like Google's Gmail and Yahoo, or other sources.

CapLinked Adds New Features

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Jackson--said it has added a new address book feature, importing of contacts, as well as support for asset sales. CapLinked said the new address feature makes sharing deals on the service easier, and also allows users to import contacts from Gmail, Yahoo Mail, and Hotmail.

Tech Titans Peter Thiel, Matt Jacobson, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Mich Mathews, Elon Musk Buy Homes in Los Angeles

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NAME Yahoo. Another client, Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison, just closed on a deal to buy ex- Yahoo. Jim Andersen, president of prolific Westside developer NMS Properties, says the firm is opening five more buildings not far from the offices of Google and Yahoo, among other tech firms.

How Sendgrid Makes Sure Those App Emails Go Through, With Jim Franklin

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They've talked about this in their book, Do More Faster, where they talk about a variety of web services, including Sendgrid. Receivers such as Gmail, AOL, and Yahoo don't trust that number. If you're an application developer, sending emails through your application can be a chore.

Social Networking (the Shorter Version) Past, Present, Future

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Yahoo! Yahoo! This blog post originally appeared in serialized form here on TechCrunch. This version is the shorter, ADHD version. If you came here via a direct link you might want to check out the more detailed full version on my blog, which is here.

Social Networking Addiction Bears Fruit

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Just this week I met @MarshaCollier, the author of over 25 books on eBay. I was provided with introductions to execs at Myspace, Facebook, Yahoo!, The first to respond was @robinzucker of Yahoo! who gladly offered to sponsor the event and provide the venue at Yahoo!’s

Social Networking Addiction Bears Fruit FAST

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Just this week I met @MarshaCollier, the author of over 25 books on eBay. I was provided with introductions to execs at Myspace, Facebook, Yahoo!, The first to respond was @robinzucker of Yahoo! who gladly offered to sponsor the event and provide the venue at Yahoo!’s

Startup Grind Turns the Tables on Mark Suster

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I bought a book and I learned how to program macros and build spreadsheets. ” I guess my point, Derek, was this: To be a CEO, you go out and you recruit somebody, and you recruit someone from Google, Yahoo, Facebook or the startup around the corner, and you say to them, “I know you’re on a career track, I know you’re earning x and I can’t pay you x , but come join me.

Social Networking and Business Value

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A 12 - year veteran of the online world, he has worked in sales, business development and content partnership functions for Yahoo!, In 2005, Majid coauthored "Data Strategy" a book designed to help streamline information management within organizations. He has written several books on intellectual property law.

How SportStream Is Crowdsourcing Its Way Into High School Sports Media

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And then we signed a deal with Gannett to power scores to their newspapers and TV and websites, and we also signed a deal with Yahoo's Rivals. We can't go in and use your address book like many apps do.

Twiistup 007: Date, Speakers, Early Bird Special

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In 1995 he developed with Robert Morris the first web-based application, Viaweb, which was acquired by Yahoo in 1998. He’s currently working on a new programming language called Arc, a new book on startups, and is one of the partners in Y Combinator.

Launchpad LA – 10 Startup Companies to Watch

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We had software executives from Google, Yahoo!, DataPop : DataPop was founded by performance marketing veterans from Yahoo!, Thursday night was the unveiling of the newest batch of Launchpad LA companies.