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Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Judges Includes BetterWorks, CallFire, Idealab, and Tech Coast Angeles

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Alex previously helped lead the Proto Group at Idealab, working to determine the feasibility of new business ideas. He received a B.S. Join Us.

StockTwits: Twitter Hijacked Our Idea


Stocktwits developed the idea of click-able stock tickers, allowing users to search for conversations about certain stocks on the micro-messaging site, as well as through partners like CNN Money, Yahoo Finance, and others. Twitter announced the feature this morning on its stream. READ MORE>>.

UCLA DEV Contest Proves Grand Ideas & Teamwork are Essential to LA Tech

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Is it a Good Idea to Have Ads in Tweets?

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As John Battelle chronicles in his brilliant (and must read) book, The Search , Google thought this idea stunk. Web 1.0 Web 2.0 In the

Club Caveman Takes To Kickstarter To Bring App To Life


and Demand Media. The team is pitching the game with an animated pitch, showing off some of its animation chops and a preview of its caveman.

Conversations with Richard Chino, pt. 1

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I was drawn to entrepreneurial projects, and I wanted to work with friends and pursue new ideas. It didn’t take a lot of persuading.

Eleven Startup Tips From Mark Cuban


Mark and his team sold, to Yahoo! Ideas are worthless, unless they are coupled with effective execution. in 1999 in a $5.7

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Burn This Number After Calling: Greg Cohn on Burner


Where'd the idea come from? So, we came that idea, and started working for six months polishing it up as its own product. Thanks!

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Why Reed Hastings Should be Applauded for Netflix Split

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And many short-termists will think it’s a bad idea. I argued ages ago that Yahoo! Imagine if Carol Bartz or the Yahoo!

Your Product Needs to be 10x Better than the Competition to Win. Here’s Why:

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He presented the idea at the TED conference in the mid 90′s and was literally boo’d while he was on stage. Overture (

The Harder I Work, The Luckier I Get

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Would Google have become today’s juggernaut without Yahoo! Overnight success. It’s one of the biggest myths in the tech industry.

Interview with Howard Lindzon, StockTwits


First of all, what's the idea behind StockTwits, for people who haven't used the service? It's fun, I guess. Only a dummy would do it again.

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Interview Dan Dato and Bruce Brown, Upstart.LA


which became Softbank Marketing, selling ads for Yahoo before Yahoo had its own salesforce. What is Bruce Brown: Exactly.

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

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Our clients are large, Fortune 1000 companies, like Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Nike, JP Morgan, Lamborghini, and SpaceX. Silicon Beach is the premiere market for what we're doing, and it is really about attracting talent, getting the right ideas, and getting the right cultural environment, to be able to produce the product we have.

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The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery

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First, A Primer: Portals, RSS, Feed Readers & Delicious - When the web started we needed directories to find information and thus Yahoo!

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Some Reflections on VC Investment Decisions

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Of course these are great places to network with other investors, meet great entrepreneurs and keep your connections strong with senior execs at larger companies like Yahoo!, I also love it when I see really big ideas that seem a little bit too outrageous but where the entrepreneur seems just crazy enough to possibly pull it off.

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TYLT Labs' New Seed Fund And The Promise Of Silicon Beach


Plus, there are companies like Yahoo, Google, and others who have set up shop here. Tell us a little bit about your investments and firm?

LA Startup Report 2013 | A Rising Forecast

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With Yahoo!, A healthy startup community needs to communicate and create new ideas together. Not enough money flows in LA.

When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Google Friend Connect for Authentication?


I wasn’t seeing the feed because the system had no idea I had two accounts (and I had forgot). Identity Wars: Google & Yahoo!

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Biz2Beach To Stream Live Here On TechZulu

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Tony has previously worked for organizations like PayPal, Yahoo! Check them out below: Tony Adam, Founder/CEO, Eventify and Visiable Factors.

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What to do When a Tech Giant Decides to Eat Your Lunch

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And AOL stopped Yahoo! And Yahoo! They seem to have several interesting ideas. It’s madness. This happens with Google, too. Right.

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Interview with John Ellis, PurePhoto


Finally, I decided it was time to remove the safety net, and had an idea of my own to pursue, so I started by own company. What's next for you?

Entrepreneurs Should be Respected, Not Loved

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I’ve been thinking a lot about what it takes to be a great leader and seem to be having this conversation a lot lately about Facebook, Yahoo!,

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Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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What was Bill Gross’s heretical idea as portrayed to the tech elite? Yahoo! “There’s something going on in LA.”

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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Yahoo. Mayer on her first 100 days at Yahoo: ‘This job was tailor-made for me’ 1 day ago. Whats Hot Menu. what’s hot? Apple.

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How ScoreStream Is Crowdsourcing Its Way Into High School Sports Media


And then we signed a deal with Gannett to power scores to their newspapers and TV and websites, and we also signed a deal with Yahoo's Rivals.

Interview with Rich Rygg, HipGeo


I sat down with Scott and Jeff with an idea that we created, the for geolocation. Explain what HipGeo does? Thanks, and good luck!

Learning The Ropes Of Internet Video With Michael Tringe and CreatorUp


You've got a great idea for a web video series, but how do you learn about how to make that happen, to get distribution, and monetize that video?

A Few Key People Really Can Make a Huge Difference

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But it did take Brad as a public spokesman, consummate networker and successful VC to help create legitimacy to let David’s ideas flourish.

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Idea Mensch. We highly recommend.CO for your next ideas URL. Our Best Interviews Via Email: Monthly. Weekly. About. Events. Contact.

What Makes an Entrepreneur? (1/11) – Tenacity

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You think that anybody really believed 1999 that two young kids out of Stanford had a shot at unseating Yahoo!, Excite, Ask Jeeves and Lycos?

Interview with Tobi Bauckhage, Moviepilot


What is the idea behind Moviepilot? In the last four years, we built, which is like Yahoo Movies or Netflix on steroids.

Interview with Alex Benzer, SocialEngine


Is the idea to have multiple projects as part of the company? People we met there were Greg Cohn, who was recently head of yahoo games.

The Guy Who Took on Google (and now LinkedIn): Mike Yavonditte

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Instead, they tried to use their search position to offer a portal like Excite and Yahoo! Love it. Thank you, John. were doing. Finance.

Interview with Tim Cadogan, OpenX


Tim is the former head of Yahoo's Global Advertising Marketplaces unit, overseeing Display, Search and Video, and was VP of Search at Overture.

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Startup Grind Turns the Tables on Mark Suster

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Talk to us about when you got the idea for BuildOnline and how that came to be – how you finally got out of the job. We’ve got three months’ cash and I have no idea if we’re going to raise more money!” I’m an entrepreneur chasing an idea. And it’s going to be a $100 million idea, Mark. $100

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Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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RSS ); Why You Should Start a Company in. But emerging entrepreneurial hubs around the country are giving startup aspirants options. What makes L.A.

Hike Messaging App Launches Globally To Change The Game With Videos, Photos & Emoticons

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Hike is a person to person messaging app and mobile portal which Yahoo Japan is interested in working with. What is Hike? When did you launch?

The 7 “Free” Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

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Search Engines – Google, Yahoo, MSN, ASK redirect billions of searches everyday.Search engines have the potential to drive millions of visitors to a given site.Wikipedia and About are two of the most popular sites on the web, but the majority of their traffic comes from referrals from search engines, not people going directly to their site.To

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Helping Consumers Name Their Own Price For Products, With Greentoe


I started by career at Yahoo, and also worked at Intermix. I''ve actually been tinkering with the name your own price idea for a long time.

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