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.

Do you have any examples of where any sort of civic engagement outreach/campaigns affected legislation?

Daradiction

Do you have any examples of where any sort of civic engagement outreach/campaign affected legislation? I’m looking for more granular examples than a response like “the civil rights movement&# , but more so examples of specific petitions or letter writing campaigns that might have contributed to getting some sort of legislation passed. Hey gang- Huge BIG favor that might be really easy for you.

San Diego 2017 - INTERFACE Tour

SoCal Tech Calendar

Using case studies and best practice examples, these exhibitor-presented sessions offer you the solutions needed to address your technology challenges and achieve your organizational goals. Thursday, June 8, 2017 -- INTERFACE San Diego 2017. It’s critical to stay current with the technology that runs your organization and secures your operational infrastructure.

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 9

TechEmpower

For example, a larger number of response headers might mean slightly fewer responses sent per second. For example, we are using MySQL 5.5 For example, platforms that use process-level concurrency scaled to a large number of processor cores quite well.

Disruption: Digital Platforms Regulation in the New Economy

SoCal Tech Calendar

Disruption examples are labor law in the case of Uber, copyright law and data protection law in the case of Google, and data protection in the case of Facebook. Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -- Disruption: Digital Platforms Regulation in the New Economy. Are you a member of the new workforce, venture capitalist, tech visionary or a business owner? Interested in the changes and challenges of the new digital platform economy?

Olloclip To Open Pop-Up Shop, Gallery In LA Next Week

socalTECH

The company said the ImagesSpeakLouder gallery and pop-up shop will let it teach, show, and share examples of mobile photography. Huntington Beach-based Olloclip , which makes add-on lenses for the iPhone, is launching its own pop-up store and image gallery this holiday season, with a store in LA's Fairfax district.

Match Performance Support

SoCal CTO

Let me go back and do my classic search for "eHarmony of" startup and find a few examples to use: People to Projects (Managers) People to Jobs (Hiring Managers) Students to Tutors Each of these involve matching people to people (I’ve stayed away from content matching in these examples). The easiest way to think of performance support is to think about a couple of examples: Wizard – steps you through the process of something. Examples will be provided.

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.

TigerText Rolls Out Scheduling Automation Tools

socalTECH

For example, the "on call cardiologist" for a hospital might change depending on the schedule during the day, with messages automatically routed by those roles. Santa Monica-based healthcare communications software developer TigerText has announced a new set of scheduling automation tools, the company said on Thursday. According to TigerText, it has added "role-based" scheduling automation tools, which automatically populates the assignment of roles for users in the messaging app.

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Power Supply Scoops Up $5M In Seed Funding

socalTECH

The company's pickup locations in Santa Monica, for example, include Blank Spaces and CrossFit Santa Monica. Power Supply , a food startup which provides weekly menus from chefs to local customers for pickup at local locations and gyms, has raised $5M in a seed funding, the company disclosed Wednesday. The funding came from Upfront Ventures. The company offers up a weekly set of meals from local chefs, to customers in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.

Joymode Finds $14M More To Free You From Having To Buy Fun Stuff

socalTECH

The company's backyard movie package, for example, includes a big screen, projector, popcorn machine, blanket for the lawn, lounge chairs, and a speaker. Los Angeles-based Joymode , the startup led by Joe Fernandez which is aimed at letting you have all the fun, but none of the clutter and expense, of owning stuff you'd need for a backyard movie night, a camping trip, and many other experiences, has raised $14M in a Series A funding.

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.

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Spokeo Revamps Search With New Options For Businesses, Nonprofits

socalTECH

The people search site said the new options make it easier for business and nonprofit users to search for people for their own purposes; for example, for business users to find new customers, and for nonprofits to find new donors.

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Genomatica, Pioneer in Bio-Chemicals, Working Now on Sustainable Biz

Xconomy

In 2008, for example, Genomatica showed it had bio-engineered E. Genomatica, a San Diego industrial biotech, has spent the past 12 years or more working to take the petroleum part out of the petrochemical industry.

TeleSign Backs White House Cybersecurity Effort

socalTECH

The Lock Down Your Login site educates users on additional security steps that users can take -- for example, using a two factor key, biometrics, one time codes, etc.--to Los Angeles-based Telesign , which provides phone verification and two-factor authentication services to major online service providers, said it is helping to back the White House's Lock Down Your Login initiative.

Content is King: How to Create and Curate Content That Makes an Impact

SoCal Tech Calendar

Matt will demonstrate the low and no cost tools to help you create, organize and distribute your content effectively, show real examples of effective content curation, and conduct a live QandA discussion and brainstorming session with audience members. Wednesday, November 2, 2016 -- Content is King: How to Create and Curate Content That Makes an Impact. RFBC at the Camarillo Public Library. Better content is the key to positioning yourself or your business as an industry leader.

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.

Instant Gratification: Whole Foods, Target Offer Same-Day Delivery

Xconomy

Late on Wednesday, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) announced it has started free two-hour delivery of products from Whole Foods Market, the most significant example of the e-commerce giant using technology at the Austin, TX-based grocery chain since it purchased Whole Foods last year for $13.7

Hollar Launches Treasure Hunt To Spur Visits

socalTECH

For example, those Beats headphones, which normally cost $200, are going for $10--if you are able to find them fast enough. Los Angeles-based Hollar , the online bargain gifts and products retailer which just pulled in a big $30M funding round, has launched a "treasure hunt" to encourage its users to visit the site more often.

Disney Accelerator Names New Class Of Companies

socalTECH

This year's Disney Accelerator class appears to be far more mature than prior years; for example, Epic Games is a well established company whose tools are behind such games as Gears of War and Infinity Blade, and aXiomatic is an investor in its own right, owning esports team Team Liquid, plus a stake in Super League Gaming.

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With New Data, Drug Combos, Lung Cancer Experts Scramble to Keep Pace

Xconomy

Here’s a recent example. When oncologist Renato Martins finished his medical training, advanced lung cancer was almost certainly a quick death sentence. “I I knew, by name, every patient who had survived two years,” he says.

A16Z Bio Fund’s Pande Sees A.I. as Way to Ride Bio Innovation

Xconomy

In a presentation a few months ago at the firm’s annual a16z Summit , Pande argued that many aspects of biology (biochemical pathways, for example) have become so big, complicated, and messy that understanding the system is beyond what a human being can comprehend.

Framework Benchmarks Round 12

TechEmpower

For example, Slim's performance in the JSON test and Laravel's performance in the Fortunes test both approximately doubled versus Round 11 with PHP 5. Round 12 of the ongoing Web Framework Benchmarks project is now available! A race against the clock.

Circle Media Gets $10M For Connected Device Management

socalTECH

The device can even set a per-person limit on access to specific applications--for example, limits on Facebook, Snapchat, or Twitter. Cypress, California- and Portland, Oregon-based Circle Media has raised $10M for a gadget--called the Circle with Disney--which helps parents manage the content and Internet use of their families. The Series A funding was led by Relay Ventures.

Ada-AI Seeks to Build a Diverse Artificial Intelligence Community

Xconomy

Take, for example, facial recognition technologies that work best on white people and make the most errors on black people.

How to Network with Investors

SoCal Tech Calendar

You’ll work on some good examples of elevator pitches and other strategies for making the most out of each networking event you attend. Friday, August 11, 2017 -- How to Network with Investors. Friday Coffee Meet Up. ow to network with investors – the right way. What does that mean? It means knowing what not to do in front of potential investors and how to maximize your potential at networking events.

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?

Why Female Founder Office Hours is So Important

Both Sides of the Table

For the LA event, for example, they will not only have a selection of great LA VCs but also 10+ senior VC women from the SF Bay Area will be coming down for it. 8% of VC partnerships, for example).

Spireon Rolls Out New Solar Powered Telematics Product

socalTECH

The system also works on trailers which have been idled and are not connected to a truck's power source, for example. Irvine-based vehicle telematics and tracking systems provider Spireon said today that it has launched a new product, a solar-powered product specifically being used for tracking trailers. According to Spireon, the new product is compatible with both dry vans and containers, and helps companies better track their operations.

Everything about Java 8

TechEmpower

The List interface is an example. Here are a few examples of lambdas: Comma-separated list of inputs with specified types on the left, a block with a return on the right: (int x, int y) -> { return x + y; }. To give a couple of concrete, valid examples: Comparator c = (a, b) -> Integer.compare(a.length(), b.length()); A Comparator 's compare method takes two strings as input, and returns an int. The sum method in the example above is a terminal operation.

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