Branchout an Example of Viral Spread Opportunity for Startups

SoCal CTO

As an example, they walk you through getting your profile more complete. Branchout , often called LinkedIn meets Facebook, has done a lot in their application to provide users motivation and opportunity to spread the word about the service.

Branchout an Example of Viral Spread Opportunity for Startups

SoCal CTO

As an example, they walk you through getting your profile more complete. Branchout , often called LinkedIn meets Facebook, has done a lot in their application to provide users motivation and opportunity to spread the word about the service.

10 Examples of Companies With Fantastic Cultures

Tech Coast Venture Network

For example, Adobe doesn’t use ratings to establish employee capabilities, feeling that that inhibits creativity and harms how teams work. Even the best examples of culture on this list have detractors. Having great company culture is no longer just an option. Today’s workers consider it as much as they consider salary and benefits. In fact, fantastic company culture is almost expected along with other traditional benefits.

Past Is Prologue: 13 Startup Lessons From How We Got To Now

InfoChachkie

Example: The inventor of flash photography used it to highlight the horrors of New York’s City’s tenement slums, which ignited the worldwide 19 th century Progressive Era. Examples: Nearly every entrepreneur mentioned in the book is anonymous and very few of them became rich.

Document Your MVP for a Developer

SoCal CTO

For example, if you are trying to determine viral coefficient (see Startup Metrics ), then the focus should be around those aspects of the MVP. Examples: [link] [link] Product Feature List Create a prioritized high level product feature list (see Product Backlog ).

Framework Benchmarks Round 14

TechEmpower

The final capture of differences between Round 13 to Round 14 is an example. For example, if a contributor updates the Postgres JDBC driver for the full spectrum of JVM frameworks, the original contributors of those frameworks will be notified by mention-bot.

How to keep ahead of evolving cyber threats

socalTECH

Ransomware is a prime example of this phenomenon. Not long ago, malware and other viruses were nothing more than occasional mild annoyances, but cyber crime has become big business in the past few years.

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Framework Benchmarks

TechEmpower

We want this test to require repeated requests to an external service (MySQL or MongoDB, for example) so that we exercise the frameworks data mapping code. For example, on the Java platform, Jackson was used for frameworks that do not provide a serializer. Code examples.

Black Venture Capitalists Are Transforming Tech

Xconomy

For example, Troy Carter managed Lady Gaga, John Legend, and Meghan Trainor (among others) before becoming the co-founder and managing partner at Cross. Would it surprise you to know that there are more than 100 black venture capitalists or that this nationwide ecosystem is growing?

Amid Gender Gap Talk, Mentor Network Emerges For Women In Health, Bio

Xconomy

Morgan conference, for example, a group of 100 life science executives and others pledged to follow a list of gender diversity “best practices.”

Frameworks Round 1

TechEmpower

We want this test to require repeated requests to an external service (MySQL or MongoDB, for example) so that we exercise the framework''s data mapping code. For example, on the Java platform, Jackson was used for frameworks that do not provide a serializer. Code examples.

Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application

TechEmpower

We don’t know just how often this occurs, but judging from the calls we get there are lots of anecdotal examples. These are applications that, for example, expect to see large data or complex algorithmic work from day one. Examples would be intranet or special-purpose B2B applications.

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Los Angeles, San Diego Among Top 10 Cities For Startups

socalTECH

USA Today cited the activity of such companies as Demand Media, Break.com, Buzzmedia, Citysearch, Google, JibJab, ShoeDazzle, and Viddy in Los Angeles, and Qualcomm, Slacker, Sorenson Media, and MOGL in San Diego as examples of those cities' active startup base.

Framework Benchmarks Round 13

TechEmpower

For example, our new physical application server has twice as many HT cores as the previous environment, but the CPUs are older, so there is an interesting balance of higher concurrency but potentially lower throughput. Round 13 of the ongoing Web Framework Benchmarks project is here!

Frameworks Round 2

TechEmpower

For example: Making 100000 requests to [link]. For example: play-scala ✓ Another update is planned for next week. Last week, we posted the results of benchmarking several web application development and frameworks. The response was tremendous.

After Successful Pilot, Apprenti Expands Tech Training Program

Xconomy

A number of strategies have been deployed in an attempt to solve this problem—internships, code schools, and industry-led STEM education initiatives, for example—but a Seattle-based apprenticeship program called.

3 A.I. Predictions for 2018: Emotion, Data, Ethics

Xconomy

These are just a few examples. Emotion A.I. will increase our humanity and empathy for each other. In recent years, the smartphones, bots, and devices we spend so much of our time with could be accused of contributing to the desensitization of our society. When a fight breaks out, some teens’ first reaction is to pull out their phones and take a video, rather than call for help. We can yell mean things at our Amazon Alexa device without any consequences.

Visualization of Startup CTO Equity and Salary Data

SoCal CTO

For example, if you hover over the big circle in California you can see that there were 303 responses for the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Report: Lynda.com Tops $70M In Annual Revenues

socalTECH

The firm is one of Southern California's best kept secrets, and is one of the rare examples of a very successful company which was bootstrapped with no outside funding by its founders.

New Cybersecurity Alliance Continues Trend of Industry Collaboration

Xconomy

The latest example is a new coalition formed by several security companies aimed at addressing data breaches. And in a smaller example last month, Boston-area cybersecurity competitors Digital Guardian and CounterTack teamed up to integrate their anti-malware products.

Kickstarted Launches Site For Successfully Crowdsourced Projects

socalTECH

to help crowdsourced projects get out to consumers, and the site currently only shows examples of possible listings; the company also appears to be facing some possible legal challenges from crowdfunding giant Kickstarter over its name. Kickstarted , a new online community focused on successfully crowdfunded projects, launched today, in an effort to connect the organizers of crowdfunded projects from such sites as IndieGogo, Kickstarter, and other projects with customers.

Blisters and Basketball – How to Boost Excellent Execution in Your Organization

Frank Addante

As an example, I’m reinforcing our original core values at the Rubicon Project: starting and ending meetings on time, for example. I admire John Wooden, the legendary UCLA basketball coach.

The Future of Human-Robot Interaction

Xconomy

What are some examples of government-funded research in AI and robotics that is happening today that will set the stage for tomorrow’s products? This is an example of AI that can understand humans, in both competitive and supportive roles.

The Power of Polymers

Xconomy

For example, experiments demonstrated that adding sulphur to cellulose, a process known as vulcanization, created a polymer that was less sticky, enabling production of rubber hoses, gloves, belts, and more.

Frameworks Round 4

TechEmpower

For example, in some cases a framework is tested both with and without its ORM (“full ORM” versus “Raw”). We’ve posted Round 4 of our ongoing project measuring the performance of many web application frameworks and platforms.

Amplify’s Guide to Crafting a Pitch Deck | Entrepreneur Resources

Tech Zulu Event

While there are many examples and how-tos on creating a pitch deck around, our very own Los Angeles based accelerator , Amplify, has put together a very detailed and easy to follow guide for those in an early-stage startup.

Xconomy Q&A: Vuforia, Pokémon Go, and Augmented Reality

Xconomy

Of course, as Xconomy noted last year , there also were precious few examples of mobile games or ads that became a runaway success because of the way they used augmented technology. But now there is an exceptional example. Talk about auspicious timing.

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Interview with Mike Hopkins, ICE Energy

socalTECH

Mike Hopkins: The simplest example, is where part of their grid has become congested so much, because they have too much demand for the infrastructure. This is a really good example of why we sell to utilities.

Why Misunderstanding Startup Metrics Can Cost You Your Business

Both Sides of the Table

So it might actually be more productive for you to improve your conversion than to improve your ad buying, for example. This is a simple example but I promise you as businesses layer on complexity they often make simple accounting mistakes that can lead to disastrous results.

What We Should Be Saying On Facebook

Eric Greenspan

For example, if you want a buy one, get one free offer from Southwest Airlines, try asking for one. There are many examples like the one above, but I’m sure you get it. While we post about articles we like, food we love, people we care about and things that matter or don’t, sometimes we ought to just say “I love Subway.” ” The idea here is Subway is listening and if not, they should be and most likely will be soon.

Factual Spins New Geofencing, Targeting Tools

socalTECH

For example, Factual said marketers can specifically use thigns like business mane, merchant chain, category, or geography and a radius to target offers--for example, offering up ads to users if they are visiting a merchant''s store, or even those of a competitor. Los Angeles-based Factual said Wednesday that it has rolled out two new tools, one aimed at geofencing of data, and another for audience targeting.

Visualization of Startup CTO Equity and Salary Data

SoCal CTO

For example, if you hover over the big circle in California you can see that there were 303 responses for the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Can You Build Your Business on Somebody Else’s Platform?

Both Sides of the Table

These are just some quick examples to help you understand the differences. Of course there are many more examples but since DataSift is a realtime, big-data processing company most of the examples would go over the heads of many of my readers.