uSamp Courts App Developers With SDK

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Encino-based uSamp , which develops online survey and sampling technology, is courting mobile app developers with a new software development kit. The firm said it is looking to help app developers to monetize their apps, by integrating the company''s mobile survey tools into their software.

First Time Entrepreneur Workshop

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Matt Crowley from Crowley Corporate Legal Strategy is teaching another great First Time Entrepreneur Workshop with the LA Venture Association (LAVA) on Saturday September 24th in Encino. Saturday, September 24, 2016 -- First Time Entrepreneur Workshop. He will be teaching about valuation, dilution, intellectual property rights, working with co-founders, and a variety of other topics that are critical for startup founders to master. See [link] (more

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First Time Entrepreneur Workshop

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Matt Crowley from Crowley Corporate Legal Strategy is teaching another great workshop with the LA Venture Association (LAVA) on Saturday September 24th in Encino. Saturday, September 24, 2016 -- First Time Entrepreneur Workshop. Join us for our next First Time Entrepreneur Workshop! He will be teaching about valuation, dilution, intellectual property rights, working with co-founders, and a variety of other topics that are critical for startup founders to master. See [link] (more

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mPulse Mobile Gets $11M For Healthcare Engagement

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Encino-based mPulse Mobile has raised $11M in a Series B funding, for the company's mobile engagement software. According to mPulse Mobile, the funding was led by SJF Ventures, and also included HLM Venture Partners, EchoHealth Ventures, OCA Ventures, and Bonfire Ventures. mPulse has now raised over $25M in total. SJF Ventures' Cody Nystrom joins mPulse Mobile's board of directors with the funding.

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uSamp Snags Beachmint's CTO

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Encino-based market research and sampling firm uSamp said today that it has named Carl Trudel as its new Chief Technology Officer. Trudel was most recently CTO of BeachMint, and also served at Ticketmaster as SVP of Software Engineering, in addition to serving at Taleo.

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uSamp Hires CTO

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Encino-based uSamp , the online survey and paneling firm run by Matt Dusig and Gregg Lavin, reported today that it has hired Steven Sobolevsky as the firm's Chief Technology Officer.

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uSamp Names New Exec

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Encino-based uSamp , the online provider of survey panels for the market research industry, said today that it has named Justin Wheeler as its Vice President and General Manager for SurveyBuilder.

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Swagbucks Buys Sodahead

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According to Prodege, it will acquire all of SodaHead''s assets and staff from its Encino headquarters, and will move them to Swagbucks offices in El Segundo. Los Angeles-based prodege , the parent company of Swagbucks , said this morning that it has acquired Sodahead , the online polling and discussion platform founded by Jason Feffer. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed.

uSamp Names Sales Strategy VP

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Encino-based > uSamp , the operator of an online survey panel network, announced this morning that it has named Joshua Pink as its new Senior Vice President, Corporate Sales Strategy & Global Development.

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uSamp Launches Updated Mobile Polling App

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Encino-based uSamp , the provider of technology and survey and polling services, announced this morning that it has launched an updated version of its iPhone app, iPoll.

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uSamp Names New Insights, Strategy Head

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Encino-based survey and sampling technology developer uSamp announced this morning that it has expanded its Consumer Insights division through the hiring of a new Senior Director of Insights and Strategy.

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uSamp Raises $6.0M

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Encino-based uSamp , the online panel and sampling firm founded by Matthew Dusig and Gregg Lavin, has raised $6.0M as part of a new funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm this week. According to the filing, the funding is part of an ongoing, $7.0M

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United Sample Becomes uSamp

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Encino-based United Sample , the online polling and sampling firm headed by former goZing founders Matt Dusig and Gregg Lavin , has renamed itself uSamp , the firm said Tuesday.

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uSamp Updates Market Research Service

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Encino-based uSamp , the provider of online, web-based sampling and polling services, said today that it has enhanced its self service SampleMarket service.

uSamp Names VP

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Encino-based uSamp , the provider of survey and sampling technology and services, said Tuesday that it has named Leslie Warshaw as Vice President of Research Solutions.

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Cyber Rain Gets EPA WaterSense Certification

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Encino-based Cyber Rain , the developer of Internet-connected, irrigation system controllers, said Thursday that it has earned an EPA WaterSense Certification.

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uSamp Launches Self-Serve Survey Site

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Encino-based uSamp , which operates online polling and surveying services for businesses, said today that it has launched a new product aimed at self-service surveys.

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uSamp: 65 Percent of Companies Allow Working Remotely

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Encino -based uSamp , which provides technology to enable market research and survey panels, has tapped into its stable of survey respondents to figure out how many companies now allow employees to work remotely.

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uSamp Ties With GutCheck

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Encino-based uSamp , the provider of technology and services for the online panel and surveying market, said that it has teamed with GutCheck , a provider of online qualitative research.

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uSamp To Support Red Cross

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Encino-based uSamp , the online sampling and polling firm headed by Gregg Lavin and Matt Dusig, announced this morning that it will be running a donation drive to help the American Red Cross support victims of the Japanese disaster.

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uSamp Buys AOL Unit

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Encino-based uSamp , the online survey and panel firm headed by Matt Dusig, has acquired AOL's DMS Insights unit, the firm said today. DMS Insights, also known as Digital Marketing Services, Inc., provides market research and online research services.

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uSamp, Kiplinger Tie On Market Research Panel

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Encino-based uSamp , the online surveying, sample, and panel firm headed by Gregg Lavin and Matt Dusig, has scored a major win with Kiplinger, the firm revealed this morning.

Cyber-Rain Names Chief Revenue Officer

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Encino-based Cyber-Rain , the venture backed maker of a smart, Internet-connected sprinkler control system, has named Ben Jamison as its Chief Revenue Officer.

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Digital LA -Tech Rehab @ Citrusbyte

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Were teaming up with web development shop Citrusbyte for a FREE tech BBQ pool party for programmers, product managers, web developers, and friends at Citrusbytes web developer mansion in Encino. Saturday, June 27, 2009 -- Digital LA -Tech Rehab @ Citrusbyte. Summer's here! See [link] (more

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SodaHead Launching Major Redesign

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Encino-based SodaHead , the social news and question and answer site headed by Jason Feffer, told its users today that it is launching a major redesign this week.

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Cyber-Rain Extends Smart Irrigation Controllers

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Encino-based Cyber-Rain , the developer of Internet-connected, smart irrigation controllers, said over the weekend that it has extended its control systems with new features. The firm said its controllers--which automatically adjust watering schedules based on local weather information--now supports Blackberry mobile devices, odd-even water scheduling, GPS information, and more.

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uSamp Appoints Two Executives

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Encino-based uSamp , the online sampling and panel firm headed by former goZing founders Matt Dusig and Gregg Lavin, said today that it has named Chuck Miller as Chief Research Officer at the firm, and appointed Melanie Courtright as Vice President, Client Services.

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Phorus Debuts New Wireless Home Audio Speaker

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Encino-based Phorus , the developer of wireless home audio speaker technology which is now owned by DTS, said it has launched a new product called the Phorus PS5. The new speaker lets users stream audio from their iOS, Android, and Windows PCs to multiple rooms over Wi-Fi. The company is promoting the new speaker line with a music video from the group Run River North.

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uSamp Unveils Panel Management Offerings

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Encino-based uSamp , the online survey firm started by former goZing founders Matt Dusig and Gregg Lavin, announced today that it has rolled out a new set of online offerings focused on market researchers and brand managers.

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uSamp Adds Gould, Moriarty To Board

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Encino-based uSamp , which provides technology and services for market research and surveying, said this morning that it has added Alan Gould and Sean Moriarty to its board of directors.

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Cyber-Rain Gets EPA WaterSense Label

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Encino-based Cyber-Rain , the venture backed developer of Internet-connected, smart irrigation controllers, reported yesterday that it has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense label. The label indicates that it meets or exceeds certain criteria to use water more efficiently. Cyber-Rain develops an irrigation controller which automatically changes watering schedules depending on weather forecasts and information.

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uSamp Aims At B2B Market

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Encino-bsaed uSamp , which operates an online survey panel network used by companies to conduct market research, said Wednesday that it has launched a new service aimed at the business-to-business market.

Cyber-Rain Launching New Product

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Encino-based Cyber-Rain , the venture backed developer of smart irrigation controllers, is launching a new product this week for remote management of those controllers.

Cyber-Rain Raises $1.6M More

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Encino-based Cyber-Rain , the developer of Internet-linked, automated sprinkler controllers, has raised $1.6M in a funding, according to a regulatory filing by the firm on Tuesday. According to the filing, the new funding is part of an ongoing, $2.0M fundraising effort by the firm.

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uSamp Eyes Check-Ins For Mobile Surveys

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Encino-based uSamp , the online survey and panel firm, said Wednesday that it is moving into the mobile market, and is adding mobile surveying to its platform.

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