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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. The company, which previously had its headquarters in West Hollywood, said the move goes to accomodate rapid growth at the company. Evite is part of Liberty Interactive. The company says it has moved to a new office in the 600 Wilshire building. 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 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. Pucino is a longtime veteran of Southern California's technology industry, having served as CFO of such companies as THQ, Digital Insight, and Tekelec. Evite said Pucino will be responsible for all accounting, finance, financial reporting, and financial systems at the company.

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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.

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. The company says it has over 32 million registered users using it to coordinate parties and gatherings, with around 25,000 invitations sent every hour from the service. evite executive online event planning invitation libearty media

Why Reed Hastings Should be Applauded for Netflix Split

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Very few companies ever do this. And many people actually still use Evite. Evite.

DreamHost(ed) IT Open-House for LA

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Weve managed to get a handful of really awesome companies to join in on the event including AOL, Edgecast, Evite, Hulu and Oversee.net. Thursday, April 12, 2012 -- DreamHost(ed) IT Open-House for LA. On April 12th, in what will hopefully not be the last year of Earth, DreamHost will host (go figure) a job fair for IT professionals here in LA.

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How Event Farm Is Making Events A Part Of Your Sales Funnel

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We spoke with co-founder Ryan Costello about Santa Monica-based Event Farm (www.eventfarm.com), on how its software technology is being used to power high end, VIP events for large companies. Ryan Costello: We're a software company. We're in Santa Monica, and sometime people think we're a venue or rental space for events, but what we are, is a 100 percent software company. You can think of us as a super, high-end Evite, for the B2B, corporate space.

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Increase Your RSVP Accuracy With tureRSVP

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Not only did they start a company but they have taken it as far as attending and pitching at one of the most prestigious conferences known in the startup world, DEMO. 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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It turns out that to build a successful company you ultimately need this strange thing called “revenue” that people don’t just hand you: You need to earn it. If you don’t understand the basics of this I’ve written this primer on Startup economics you might appreciate – mostly to get journalists to stop saying, “ That company isn’t even profitable! Will a third-party pay (advertisers, data companies)? Want to eradicate Evite?

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How Classy Is Helping Nonprofits To Attract and Retain Supporters

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We talked with Schott Chisolm , CEO and co-founder of the software company, to hear about how the company came out of all three, and resulted in what is now a widely used software product that charities are helping to reach Millennials and others. How did you start the company?

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Cocodot Rolls Out Printed Cards

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According to Cocodot, it has started offering printed version of the company's invitation cards, starting at $37.25 Tags: cocodot invitation printing content evite invite party printed myspace Hollywood-based Cocodot , the online invitation card site headed by former MySpace exec Shawn Gold, has rolled out new, printed invitation cards, according to the firm's website.

Congrats To The Presenting StartupDemo Companies!

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After weeks of StartupDemo submissions we are now ready to announce the participating startup companies for the StartupDemo event being held at Wokano Sept. We took great consideration for every startup company that applied. Congratulations to all the selected startup companies!

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Features like this, as well as our daily interviews wouldn’t be possible without the amazing support of our sponsor eMinutes – a law firm here in Los Angeles that focuses on helping entrepreneurs structure their companies. He has co-founded four internet companies and written two novels.

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. We spoke with Harry yesterday about the company. At the same time, they were looking for an executive who had a lot of company-relevant experience, and experience in the startup world, and experience scaling and building a business. It was because of my Evite experience.

Social Discovery – What I Love about @plancast

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I’m not an investor and though I wouldn’t rule it out in the future I’m not currently looking at the company. But for the stage of the company I think they’ve done an awesome job. Who knows, maybe one of these guys will finally kill off evite.

Skate Where the Puck is Going

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One of my most important messages was if you’re sitting around dreaming about creating an innovative startup don’t start by reading TechCrunch and thinking about how you’re going to copy all of today’s innovative companies. And, yes, somebody has got to kill off evite.

Interview with Eden Jarrin, eDivvy

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Eden Jarrin: The company was founded by Steven Ng, and was started about a year and a half ago. I was speaking on a conference and panel about branding and experience with my last company, we got along, and chatted. How is this company backed? That's what companies like Apple speak to, and does very well--which is to create die hard followers, and have a core uniqueness to people so that people want to have it, and have real passion for the brand.

TechZulu Live from StartupDemo

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We will be bringing you some of the hottest startups around to give you a quick rundown about their companies and get to know the entrepreneur behind those companies. Below are the companies you are going to hear about and get to know. Click here to watch live on Wednesday Sept.

StartupDemo Was a Huge Success!

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TechZulu captured the entire VC/Angle panel and we also had a chance to interview every StartupDemo startup company that participated. Current event planning tools (Facebook Events, Evite, Socializr) aren't useful for casual events, and don't let friends plan collaboratively.