Cast & Crew Acquired by Silver Lake

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Burbank-based Cast & Crew Entertainment Services , a provider of technology and payroll services to the entertainment industry, said today that it has acquired by private equity investor Silver Lake. Cast & Crew was owned by ZM Capital , and offers up technology-enabled production accounting and related value-added services to the entertainment industry.

TechZulu Top 2013 SXSW Panel Picks & More

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Culture and Entertainment. Immersive Entertainment – Sensation to Imagination. Culture and Entertainment. Culture and Entertainment. Culture and Entertainment. Culture and Entertainment. Culture and Entertainment. Culture and Entertainment.

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REVIEW | Un-Realistic TV: “Start-ups: Silicon Valley”

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Perhaps some insider knowledge on problem-solving, hiring the right engineer, scaling, outsourcing or even footage of Silicon Valley.

SoCal Heads to SXSWi | 2012 Panel Picking Guide

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Scaling thru Outsourcing. Its that time again! The race to get your SXSWi panel to as many votes as possible so that you will be selected to present at the coming 2012 SXSW.

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India Rising

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Panel also includes Craig Dehemel, VP of Sales and Strategic Planning, Fox International; Venkatesh Roddam, CEO, VenSat; Jeffrey Brown, Jaya International; Sonia Bhalla, Assistant Director for Outsourced; Caleb Franklin, Agent, Creative Artist Agency (C.A.A.); Ken Naz, President, Eros Entertainment; Doug Mankoff, Echo Lake; Sriram Das, Das Films. Thursday, March 17, 2011 -- India Rising. TiE SoCal in conjunction with Asia Society.

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Product Management for Startups in Los Angeles – Steve Gilison

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It’s very difficult to communicate the value of my services and it’s even harder to find people/companies looking to outsource their product development to a business guy like myself. It was great to hear from a long, lost colleague the other day.

Customer Engagement Is Key To Branding Yourself

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Offer a story, entertainment, or a compelling idea that you can link convincingly to your brand, rather than trying to sell products or services directly. So start now to think of your startup as a media company, rather than an outsourcer of advertising from some anonymous experts.

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A Conversation With Appetize's Kevin Anderson On Getting Customer Service Right

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Our customers tell us that, especially, compared to our legacy competitors, that's the different between hearing immediately from a live person who cares versus having to open a support ticket from someone they've outsourced customer support to overseas, and not hearing back for several days. Lots of startups talk about trying to outsource all their customer support.

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Charlie Capen is co-founder of HowToBeADad.com , an entertainment site and dad blog for “parents, soon-to-be parents and people who have no desire to procreate, whatsoever.” Our Best Interviews Via Email: Monthly. Weekly. Idea Mensch. where entrepreneurs share their stories. About. Events.

How to Save MySpace

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It should be the next generation content/ entertainment portal that leverages millions of user profiles to more accurately provide data to advertisers on what is appealing to specific demographics. I wouldn’t bet against MySpace.

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Startups are Media Companies Building a New Brand

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Offer a story, entertainment, or a compelling idea that you can link convincingly to your brand, rather than trying to sell products or services directly. So start now to think of your startup as a media company, rather than an outsourcer of advertising from some anonymous experts.

Carving An Internet Niche With FamousBirthdays.com

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We never have to worry about monetization, and outsource that to Google. However, we are here in Santa Monica, and we are a celebrity and entertainment site, and the next step for us in monetization is to get direct partnerships and deals with entertainment advertisers.

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Twiistup 007: Final Showoff's Additional Speakers and TZ Discount

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Founder and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment, the visionary multimedia venture spanning movies, TV, sports, and new media, Peter Guber is among the most successful executives in the entertainment and communications industries.

Interview with Kevin Strong, FutureDash

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ISPs are looking to differentiate themselves with value added services, beyond just telecom and entertainment services, and you are starting to see themselves looking at a platform and what they can add. We're outsourcing lots of development, and our developers are all around the world in low cost locations.

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