LA’s Own Launchpad LA Receives VC Funding

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According to sources there are several funds and firms participating in the investment of the startups including, Rincon Ventures , Idealab , Baroda Ventures , GRP Partners , David Cohen , David Tisch , DLA Piper and Stubbs Alderton.

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LA’s Own Launchpad LA Receives VC Funding

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According to sources there are several funds and firms participating in the investment of the startups including, Rincon Ventures , Idealab , Baroda Ventures , GRP Partners , David Cohen , David Tisch , DLA Piper and Stubbs Alderton.

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Mark Suster, Nely Galan to Keynote Silicon Beach Fest

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Mark Suster of GRP Partners and Launchpad was confirmed to keynote along with Nely Galan of Galan Entertainment, the first Latina president of Telemundo. June 17: Silicon Beach Fest: Pasadena Day , Hosted by Idealab. Media Partners.

Silicon Beach Fest Expands Event Lineup, Sets Keynotes

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Organizers of the conference (disclaimer: socalTECH is a media sponsor), which runs from June 19-22nd, said today that the keynote speakers for the event will include Mark Suster of GRP Partners, and Neil Galan of Galan Entertainment.

Twitter Takes Aim At Ad.ly, Bans In-Stream Ads

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is backed by GRP Partners, Greycroft Ventures, and LowerMyBills founder Matt Coffin. The move does not seem to affect the fortunes of Pasadena-based TweetUp , the new startup headed by Idealab's Bill Gross, as that firm's model does not rely on in-stream ads. Tags: twitter tweet adly idealab tweetup advertising online

Ad.ly, Diversifying From Twitter, Looks To Facebook

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The move is similar to a move by fellow Twitter ad startup TweetUp, started by Idealab's Bill Gross, which added Facebook status updates at the end of August. The firm is backed by Greycroft Partners, GRP Partners, and Matt Coffin.

This Week in VC – Scott Painter, CEO of Zag & TrueCar

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Scott’s first big foray into industry-changing companies came with CarsDirect, an IdeaLab company where he was the initial founder & CEO. Makes money by partnering with brands and marketers to publish location-triggered content.

Advertising Wants to be Measurable – An Investment Thesis

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My firm, GRP Partners, invested in the company that innovated this entire category – Overture (formerly known as GoTo.com). One of the investment themes I’ve been focused on in the past 3 years has been Performance-Based Marketing.