Evite Hits 20 Years

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Los Angeles-based online invitations service Evite --which is now owned by Liberty Interactive--says it is celebrating its 20th birthday this year , and will be running a number of promotions, including a sweepstakes, sharing video content, and customer stories around its anniversary. evite anniversary online invitation planning party event

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Evite Acquires Fete

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Los Angeles-based online invitations service Evite said on Tuesday that it has acquired Fete , the developer of a mobile invitations app for iOS. According to Evite, Fete will be shutting down its services and inviting users to join Evite as part of the acquisition, which was an asset acquisition deal. evite fete merger acquisition text mobile invitations smartphone

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Evite Pushes 'Tiny Parties'

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Los Angeles-based online invitation site Evite is hoping to encourage the use of its service in small, informal gatherings, through the promotion of what it calls "Tiny Parties". According to Evite, it's been seeing a trend where users are using its platform for events which have five or fewer invited guests over the past 12 months, with 9.3 Evite is a subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation, and is led by CEO Victor Cho.

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Evite Encouraging Charity Donations Through Holiday Events

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Los Angeles-based Evite is launching an effort to help raise money for charities, with a "Make More Merry" campaign powered by Venice, California-based Pledgeling , the company said Monday. According to Evite, the campaign will launch next Tuesday as part of GivingTuesday. Evite said it will encourage event planners and user hosts to offer guests charitable donations as part of their events, through its Evite Donations service.

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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 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. Evite is part of Liberty Interactive. Evite is led by Victor Cho. evite angeles jobs employment headquarters growthThe company, which previously had its headquarters in West Hollywood, said the move goes to accomodate rapid growth at the company.

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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. Evite said Pucino will be responsible for all accounting, finance, financial reporting, and financial systems at the company. Evite is a subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation. evite paul pucino chief financial officer executive invitations saas

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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. evite executive online event planning invitation libearty media Cho was most recently President and CEO of Kodak Gallery, and also had headed up marketing and commerce at Intuit.

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Evite Backs Effort To Cut Down On Screen Use At Dinner

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Los Angeles-based online invitations service Evite is backing an effort to convince families to get everyone to put down their smartphones and tablets at dinner time, through an effort called the #DeviceFreeDinner pledge. According to Evite, it is working with nonprofit Common Sense Media on the effort, which is an attempt to get families to put down their devices at dinner, which Common Sense Media helps kids with better vocabularies, fewer behavior problems, and less substance abuse.

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Evite Launches New iOS App, Gifting Feature

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Los Angeles-based event invitation provider Evite has rolled out a shiny new mobile app and mobile web experience, as part of a push to have users use the service for last minute holiday celebrations. Evite says its mobile site is now optimized for mobile devices, letting users create and view party invitations from mobile devices; ability to add to guests lists and track rsvps; and more. evite mobile gifting event invitation invitations software

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Evite: We've Sent 2 Billion Invitations

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Los Angeles-based digital invitations service Evite , which is owned by Liberty Interactive, said it has just send out its 2 billionth event invitation, which is says is a major milestone for the company. Evite says it helps send invitations to approximately 6 million annual events through the service. evite invitation party card electronic greeting planning liberty interactive

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Evite Redesigns Site

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Los Angeles-based Evite , the online invitations business which is a unit of IAC, said today that it has launched an extensive redesign of the firm's website. Evite said it now is seeing 18 million monthly uniques, and sends out over 28,000 invitations an hour.

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Evite Links With Real Simple

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Los Angeles-based online invitiations site Evite has inked a deal with magazine Real Simple, saying Monday that the two companies have launched a partnership around its online invitations service. According to Evite, the two will create a collection of online invitations featuring photography from Real Simple, which will be showcased on both firms' web sites. Evite is a unit of IAC

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Cocodot Adds Free Electronic Invites

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shower wedding card evite open invitation free cocodotAmong other news this week, Los Angeles-based Cocodot , the online invitations site started by former MySpace exec Shawn Gold, opened up a free tier to its invitations service, allowing users to now send out up to 1,000 online cards and invitations to others. Previously, the invitations site required users to pay for electronic invitations, along with its professionally printed invitation cards.

Cocodot Gets $4.25M More

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cocodot venture capital myspace online invitations evite electronic printed wedding baby showerLos Angeles-based Cocodot , the online invitations service run by former MySpace exec Shawn Gold, has raised $4.25M out of an ongoing $6.0M funding round, according to a regulatory filing from the firm. Source of the new funding was not disclosed. The firm has previously received funding from Anthem Ventures, Mailroom Fund, and Rincon Venture Partners.

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Cocodot Rolls Out Printed Cards

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Cocodot Links With DKNY

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DreamHost(ed) IT Open-House for LA

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DreamHost is teaming up with AOL, EdgeCast, Evite, Hulu and Oversee.net to make it easier for our IT community to explore new opportunities. Thursday, April 12, 2012 -- DreamHost(ed) IT Open-House for LA. The Open-House is at DreamHost HQ in Downtown. Attendance is free, and we'll provide food and drinks. Please come with your resume on a thumb drive or bring multiple hard copies. The event password is "itjobsgalore". Make sure to RSVP! See [link] (more

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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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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. It was because of my Evite experience. I had been GM of Evite for just under two years. Maybe at first blush it's not obvious how Lottay is similar to Evite. You mention the parallels to Evite, what are those? The answer is, Evite is essentially a utilitarian service.

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Increase Your RSVP Accuracy With tureRSVP

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They hope to take on the Facebook Events and other planning companies such as Evite and PunchBowl. Busy taking classes and studying all night? Have an idea for a startup but afraid you don’t have time to work on it?

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Why Reed Hastings Should be Applauded for Netflix Split

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And many people actually still use Evite. Evite. By now you probably know that Netflix is splitting its business into two parts: its digital streaming business (retains the name Netflix) and its DVD mailing business, which was its original business (to be called Qwikster).

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

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You can think of us as a super, high-end Evite, for the B2B, corporate space. In the corporate world, events are more than just an event�they are opportunity to connect with your customers and turn potential customers into buyers. How do you make those events happen? 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. What, exactly, does Event Farm do?

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Social Discovery – What I Love about @plancast

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Who knows, maybe one of these guys will finally kill off evite. I’ve been enjoying using Plancast over the past month or so. I’m not an investor and though I wouldn’t rule it out in the future I’m not currently looking at the company.

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How to Decrease the Odds That Your Startup Fails

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Want to eradicate Evite? Many startup businesses – tech or otherwise – fail. In our industry we applaud the efforts for entrepreneurs to have tried and we know that today’s failure can bring the experience for tomorrow’s success.

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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It combines a lot of the best features from evite, groupme, path, and color but is ultimately a unique solution in the market. Our Best Interviews Via Email: Monthly. Weekly. Idea Mensch. where entrepreneurs share their stories. About. Events. Contact. Subscribe to RSS. Subscribe to RSS.

Skate Where the Puck is Going

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And, yes, somebody has got to kill off evite.

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How Classy Is Helping Nonprofits To Attract and Retain Supporters

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Scott Chisolm: The software came about, when we realized we had totally outgrown the system we were using to take registration for the events and to allow attendees to make donation, which was a combination of Evite, Paypal, and Myspace.

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Congrats To The Presenting StartupDemo Companies!

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Current event planning tools (Facebook Events, Evite, Socializr) aren't useful for casual events, and don't let friends plan collaboratively. The moment is finally here.

TechZulu Live from StartupDemo

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Current event planning tools (Facebook Events, Evite, Socializr) aren't useful for casual events, and don't let friends plan collaboratively. Click here to watch live on Wednesday Sept. 22 @ 5:30pm PT. This week TechZulu Live will be streaming from StartupDemo Wednesday Sept. 22, 2010.

StartupDemo Was a Huge Success!

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Current event planning tools (Facebook Events, Evite, Socializr) aren't useful for casual events, and don't let friends plan collaboratively. We would like give a huge thank you to Social Media Week and the supportive startup community here in Los Angeles.

Interview with Eden Jarrin, eDivvy

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The organizer might have a friend's birthday, and have five or six people who might want to go in on a gift like a Wii or and iPod, and you can custom pick a card--just like an Evite--custom card invitations which you can make look realy cool and where you can pick a theme--and you put in the information. For this morning's interview, we caught up with Eden Jarrin, the President of Los Angeles-based eDivvy (www.edivvy.com).

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