Content, Commerce, and Cosmetics: A Look At IPSY's Subscription Business

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Los Angeles�as the center of the entertainment industry�has begun to adopt a new role as the center of online video in recent years�and has also with the e-commerce industry and expertise here from the technology industry.

myfab5 Wanst to Reinvent The Way You Find Food | Interview With Co-Founder Calvin Schemanski

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For example, Apple, Microsoft and Yahoo have all either acquired small startups in the space or are forming big partnerships with other players like Yelp and FourSquare. Forget visits to random restaurants, myfab5 uses the power of the crowd to help you search for the best restaurant in town.

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Stamps.com Links To E-Commerce Payment Providers

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Los Angeles-based Stamps.com is furthering its focus on online stories, saying today that it has linked its product to the e-commerce payment systems for Amazon.com Pro Merchant, Yahoo Merchant, Google Checkout, and Paypal. According to Stamps.com, the firm's software now allows web store managers to process, manage, and ship orders from "virtually any" e-commerce source. Tags: stamps ecommerce postage amazon yahoo google checkout paypal

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

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I had also spent five years at Overture and Yahoo, going back to the Goto.com days. I was recruited for the role when we were still at ATT Interactive in October of 2008, by some of my former coworkers at Yahoo, who had already landed here. We''re coining the term search commerce.

Slickdeals: How An LA Team Is Polishing Up A Diamond In The Rough

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The content is really amazing, and leverages the power of social, and applies that towards e-commerce and deals. I was at Overture, then Yahoo, and later People Media, which we sold to Match.com.

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

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Yahoo! We don’t seem to get credit as a community for SpaceX or recognition as one of the fastest growing communities for commerce: Honest Company & JustFab. Commerce: What is less known is just how important LA is as a commerce hub.

Slickdeals Taps OpenX, Twitter Vets For Board

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Slickdeals said Thursday that it has named Tim Cadogan , the CEO of Pasadena''s OpenX , along with Nathan Hubbard , head of commerce at Twitter , to its board of directors. Prior to becoming CEO of OpenX, Cadogan was Senior Vice President of Global Advertising Marketplaces at Yahoo! slickdeals openx twitter yahoo cadogan josh meyers nathan hubbard executive board advisor coupon deals

How YP Is Growing A Giant Tech Team In Glendale

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I had also spent five years at Overture and Yahoo, going back to the Goto.com days. I was recruited for the role when we were still at AT&T Interactive in October of 2008, by some of my former coworkers at Yahoo, who had already landed here.

Group buying site FamilyFinds launches with $5.75 million investment

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SRCH2's Plan to Arm The World With Enterprise Search Technology

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We caught up with CEO Dev Bhatia --a serial entrepreneur who''s been involved with such companies at Hotsocket, Screaming Media (IPO), and Yoyodyne (acquired by Yahoo)--to learn more about. It''s not just mobile, it''s also e-commerce.

Surveying SoCal's M&A Landscape, with David Siemer

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Google and Yahoo aren''t going to buy them, AOL has already made its bet, and your only real path to an exit is an IPO for any kind of liquidity. The large acquirers, the Microsoft and Yahoo''s of the world, were buying 20-40 companies a year. E-commerce is a great example.

Interview with John Ellis, PurePhoto

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John Ellis, the CEO and co-founder of the firm, is the former COO and CMO of NextMedium, was a VP at ValueClick, and has also served at Fastclick, Yahoo/Overture, and Earthlink, among other firms.

Interview: Jason Lehmbeck, Co-Founder and CEO of DataPop

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Messenger : Jason Lehmbeck , Co-Founder and CEO of DataPop , former VP of Emerging Ad Products at Overture Services and Yahoo! The Core team had worked together at Yahoo! We tried to solve their problems while we were at Yahoo!, We lived together for seven years while at Yahoo!

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Tapiture Taps Into Successful Social eCommerce And Secures $2.25M In Seed Funding

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Under CEO John Ellis, Tapiture progressed from category browsing, to a socially-driven content and social media commerce discovery site that was more predictive by incorporating Big Data for a tailored user experience. “We

Is Scott Thompson Back at eBay?

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We reported here last week when former Google number 20 employee Marissa Mayer was appointed Yahoo CEO and said what it meant for Yahoo, Marissa Mayer and the then interim CEO Ross Levinsohn. Today we bring you what Scott Thompson is up to after he left the Yahoo!

Stamps.com Buys ShipWorks

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Louis-based ShipWorks , a developer of subscription-based e-commerce shipping software, the company announced Monday. ShipWorks develops shipping software, which is used by online sellers to manage shipping and sales on such marketplaces as eBay, Amazon, Yahoo, and elsewhere. El Segundo-based Stamps.com has acquired St. Stamps.com said it paid approximately $22M in cash for ShipWorks.

How FatCloud Is Bringing NoSQL To The World of Microsoft

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We caught up with CEO Ian Miller to learn about the company and its NoSQL database, and its roots here in applications built for companies like Yahoo and CBS. That company had done a number of very large products for clients like Yahoo and CBS.

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ValueClick, Specific Media Rise In Ad Network Rankings

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According to comScore, which analyzes Internet traffic and e-commerce statistics, ValueClick is now number five, and Specific Media number six, in the top online ad networks--just behind Platform-A, Yahoo, and Google. Two local online advertising businesses--Westlake Village-based ValueClick , and Irvine-based Specific Media --are showing growth in the latest comScore ranking of advertising networks.

Brad Feld Drops Knowledge. Here’s What He Said …

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And they made an early investment in Yahoo.“ “….a More recently some Chamber of Commerce’s have started to endorse it.”. Brad Feld is a fountain of knowledge & wisdom.

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Topspin Rolls Out Music Marketing Software, To Some

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Topspin is looking to combine features to help artists combine marketing, asset management, distribution, and lots of tools for creating widgets, connect with e-commerce sites like YouTube, Amazon, and iLike, as well as analytics behind those tools. The firm is backed by Redpoint Ventures and The Foundry Group, and its CEO is Ian Rogers, former GM of Yahoo Music.

The eCommerce Game Goes to Austin

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The afternoon, with Tech Wildcatters ‘ Gabriella Draney and a handful of still-stealth eCommerce ventures, solidified that the industry of commerce is in Texas.

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

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Back then were were looking for the same things users look for today – the “6 C’s of Social Networking&# – Communications, connectedness, common experiences, content, commerce & cool experiences. Yahoo! Yahoo!

Interview with Mark Suster, GRP Partners

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billion to Yahoo, we did CitySearch, we invested in the largest travel site in Europe, called LastMinute.com, and also CyberSource--a number of very early stage, Internet companies. This morning's interview is with Mark Suster , a venture capitalist at GRP Partners (www.grpvc.com). GRP has just recently closed on a new $200M fund, and Mark has been one of the more active venture capitalists in the Los Angeles area in recent months.

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!, The company’s first offering will be a mobile retail commerce platform. Thursday night was the unveiling of the newest batch of Launchpad LA companies.

Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

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And we’re left with a city with idyllic weather, major commerce, the media center of the world, and a great emerging technology scene. You don’t have the founders of eBay, LinkedIn, Salesforce.com and Yahoo. Los Angeles. People either love it our hate it.

What the Past Can Tell Us About the Future of Social Networking

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We were looking for what I call the “6 C’s of Social Networking&# – Communications, connectedness, common experiences, content, commerce & cool experiences (fun!). GeoCities, Tripod & Yahoo! Yahoo! Yahoo!

Interview with Matthew Graczyk, Zubican

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but businesses spend 18 trillion a year, but very few companies are trying to facilitate that kind of commerce. There's also a lot of other noteworthy people, including senior executives from Yahoo and others.

Interview with Peter Csathy, Sorenson Media

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Csathy was the former CEO of SightSpeed, which he sold to Logitech last year, and also served as COO of MusicMatch, which was sold to Yahoo in 2004. Customers are also aware of video, not only from the entertainment side, but also from the commerce perspective. Today's interview is with Peter Csathy, President and CEO of Sorenson Media (www.sorensonmedia.com), which recently relocated its executive offices to San Diego.

The Startup Guide To SXSW Panel Picking

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Everybody is Selling Something: The Arrival of "Me-Commerce". The "old school" models of e-commerce, as dominated by bulky hosted storefron. Entrepreneurism / Monetization e-commerce, monetization, Selling. . Social Networks and Citizen Commerce: Reinventing Ecommerce.