What if you come across juicy competitor information?


Most CEOs want to obtain information about their competitors in the most subtle and non-obvious ways. And of course, most are willing to trade information to get information. What does a CEO do with this wonderful, rich information dropped at his door at no cost or obligation?

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Applied Information Expands In LA


Applied Information, Inc. , According to Applied Information, it named Alan Clelland as Vice President, West, to manage the company's business development efforts in the western United States. Applied Information is based in Suwanee, Georgia. applied information business development expansion western states vehicle

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What’s the minimum information to give your investors?


Every investor wants regular information from companies taking their money. On the other side, entrepreneurs and CEO’s usually have a natural fear of giving too much information to us investors after the initial investment is received.

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Big data: Information is NOT knowledge


Adding context to data takes this information and creates actionable knowledge. That’s data dense with information that is useful. Google analytics provides this information at no cost for websites and pages viewed. Say that you have a log file of every contact to your website.

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Information Security Spooktactular

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Thursday, October 26, 2017 -- Information Security Spooktactular. Today more than ever, having a basic understandand#8203;ing of Information Security, its issues and threats is essential. WITI Los Angeles. Are you spooked every-time you hear of a Security Breach? Do the recent Hacks of Equifax and Target make you tremble in fear! Join us at this Halloween themed event and let a Panel of Industry experts to help us scare away your terrors! See [link] (more

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Cylance Launches Virtual Chief Information Security Officer Service


Irvine-based cybersecurity software developer Cylance has launched a new service, intended to help companies patch the inability to fill the holes they have in the cybersecurity area, which will provide a "virtual Chief Information Security Officer" (CISO). cylance virtual chief information security officer ciso cybersecurity consulting

Factual Adds Nutrition Information


Los Angeles data startup Factual has expanded its big database in the sky to include nutrition information, including ingredient lists and nutrition attributes for consumer packaged goods. The nutrition information is part of its Global Products dataset, which also is tied into UPC codes. factual nutrition information database query software

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mind the information gap

Tech Coast Venture Network

Jeff Monday watch "mind the information gap" on vimeo. It's called Information Gap Theory. A hexagon is not very different from anything you've previously experienced, so a small gap in your information is formed. You quickly close the information gap and move on.

Alexa Accelerator Information Session

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -- Alexa Accelerator Information Session. Please join us for an evening of networking and an info session on the Alexa Accelerator, powered by Techstars. Speaking about the program will be Techstars Managing Director Aviel Ginzburg and Rodrigo Prudencio of Amazon's Aexa Fund along with current Techstars Music founder Betsy McHugh of Hurdl. See [link] (more

Int'l Business Accelerator Information

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Monday, June 19, 2017 -- Int'l Business Accelerator (Last Week to Apply!) QandA Info Session. Learn how the International Business Accelerator can boost your business' revenue and profitability via international sales. Monday from 6-7pm at LAX Coworking / LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce. See [link] (more

Xavient Information Systems Acquired By TELUS


Simi Valley-based Xavient Information Systems , a provider of outsourced IT services, has been acquired by TELUS International , the two announced this morning. acquisition merger telus systems information xavientThe deal--which had been announced in October--was worth an estimated $250M. Xavient has more than 1,800 employees, in sites both in the U.S. and India. Xavient was founded and was led by serial entrepreneur Rajeev Tandon.

The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery

Both Sides of the Table

Right now the most important role to hire in Twitter would be a seasoned marketing professional who could proactively change the conversation about Twitter and educate people about its significance as an information sharing tool. Twitter is information discovery.

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Key Information Systems Buys ISWest


Woodland Hills-based Key Information Systems said Friday morning that it has acquired IT colocation and hosting company ISWest. Key Information Systems is a major, IT systems integrator focused on business continuity, virtualization, security, storage, and other related areas. As part of the acquisition, Key Information Systems said it is moving its corporate headquarters from Woodland Hills to ISWest''s corporate and data center facility in Agoura Hills.

Pharaoh Information Systems Acquired by Hyphen Solutions


Irvine-based Pharaoh Information Services , a developer of residential construction-related software, has been acquired by Hyphen Solutions , a developer of cloud-based construction management software. pharaoh information systems hyphen solutions construction management software merger acquisition

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Key Information Systems Gets HIPAA Cert


Agoura Hills-based cloud infrastructure and service provider Key Information Systems said today that it has completed an independent examination of its data center and services for HIPAA and HITECH compliance. The company said the exam indciates that it meets the requirements for both the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Security Rule of 2003 (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH).

Xavient Information Systems Acquired By TELUS For $250M


Simi Valley-based Xavient Information Systems , a provider of IT consulting and software services, has been acquired by TELUS International , the two said this morning. Xavient Information Systems has approximately 1,800 employees and has operations in both the United States and in India. xavient information systems telus merger acquisitio

Key Information Systems Acquired By Converge Technology Partners


Agoura Hills-based Key Information Systems , a provider of systems integration, compute, storage, and networking solutions and services, has been acquired by Converge Technology Partners , the two companies announced on Tuesday. information systems converge technology partners merger acquisition international canada keyisit keyinfo

How Much Information Should you Give VCs for Due Diligence?

Both Sides of the Table

By the time a partner shows you some interest and has take 2 or more meetings they are probably beginning to ask you for more information. The only real benefit of their having this information is in preparation for a term sheet. This is a hot topic I’ve been asked a lot about recently.

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LA Launches New Business Information Portal


The City of Los Angeles is reaching out new and small businesses, aimed at providing information to those businesses on everything from negotiating leases to securing business loans--plus dealing with city paperwork on registering a new business. The new L.A.

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Enervee Starts Integrating Amazon Information


The tie into Amazon expands the depth of information on the site, and also allows Enervee to include Amazon customer reviews and sales information. Santa Monica-based Enervee , the online energy-efficiency and product shopping service, which makes it easy for consumers to compare the energy usage of consumer electronics products and household appliances while shopping, has started integrating Amazon product offers.

Big Data: Today's Supernova of Information and Opportunity

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Saturday, January 26, 2019 -- Big Data: Today's Supernova of Information and Opportunity. Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum. Big Data has exploded and engulfed us all and has led to a technology and business revolution. Every website, email, SMS text, mouse click, download, and Internet of Things (IoT), sensor input now predicts epidemics, calculates risk, understands consumer behavior and formulates public policies.

Key Information Systems Ties With Hewlett Packard On OpenStack


Agoura Hills-based Key Information Systems said Wednesday that it has tied into Hewlett Packard, and become part of the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Partner Ready Program for Service Providers. Key Information Systems will support the HPE Helion OpenStack software, HP's version of the OpenStack cloud computing project, which is tied into its ProLiant Server and 3PAR storage systems. helion openstack services cloud keyinfo systems information

Big Data: Today'ss Supernova of Information and Opportunity

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Inherited Health Acquired By Informed Medical Decisions


Los Angeles-based Inherited Health , the online site for gathering and storing family health information headed by Lee Essner, has been acquired by Informed Medical Decisions. As part of the acquisition, Essner joins Informed Medical Decisions board of directors. Informed Medical Decisions operates a network of genetic counselors and geneticists. According to Inherited Health's Essner, Informed Medical Decisions was one of its health services partners.

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Can Startups Surf The Huge Information Tidal Wave?

Startup Professionals Musings

You need to start now to understand the trends and specifics of the information tidal wave that is building up in front of us. Big Data Christopher Surdak entrepreneur information wave startup

Why You Don’t Want to Give Financial Information to All of Your Investors

Both Sides of the Table

I have blogged about some of the downside consequences of the changes and the private information I have says the consequences are much worse than is reported in the press since few people publicly talk about. There’s another issue I can add to your list of things to be aware of – information rights. He informed the investor that this was a violation of confidentiality clauses and we now have our company counsel reviewing the situation.

How much information do you give to investors?


There is a natural fear of giving too much information to investors after the initial investment is received. CEO’s worry that investors will not keep the information confidential and that financial data will find its way into competitors’ hands. But the question that is most often asked is: “How much financial information must be divulged?” Good relations with investors can be maintained only by keeping current with information between the company and the investors.

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Make informal advisors part of the team.


Whether you find advisors from family, friends, faculty or fellow managers, great advisors can become an informal resource that rivals that of more formal resources, including board members. We work for food” is a common mantra for such friends who are willing to provide such informal services. In my experience both seeking and providing such informal services, personal visits to a company for more than a short time before or after a lunch or dinner are fine.

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Taming The Information Beast

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011 -- Taming The Information Beast. ExecTec. See [link] (more


TrueCar Buys Automotive Information Firm ALG


ALG is a provider of automotive residual value information. TrueCar operates an online information site providing actual automotive sale data to both customers and dealers. truecar merger acquisition automotive information lease residual value data pricing dealertrackSanta Monica-based TrueCar , the online publisher of new and used vehicle pricing that is headed by Scott Painter, said Tuesday that it has acquired ALG, Inc. , a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings.

Science Launches Its Own Financial Information Service Focused On ICOs


said Tuesday that it has launched its very own financial information service focused on initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency. Santa Monica-based startup studio Science Inc. Science said the ICO Watchdog will offer up notifications on ICOs, and provide secure updates about blockchain-based currencies, notifying users of significant movements in price and volume, upcoming sales, and more.

Information Technology Bucks Downward LA Employment Trend


Bureau of Labor Statistics released its March 2010 employment numbers today, showing that the information sector was one of the only employment sectors to buck a further decline in employment in the region in March. For Los Angeles, the information sector saw a 6.5 Information's gain in the LA area also countered an overall, national decline in Information sector jobs, down by 4.7 Tags: information technology employment jobs satistics The U.S.

Tinder Adds Link to STD Testing Information


Los Angeles-based dating and hookup app developer Tinder has added a new Health and Safety section on its website, after relentless pressure by a local AIDs health organization, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF). The AHF is the group behind the billboards that had been putting Tinder--along with fellow, Los Angeles dating app developer Grindr--up with sexually transmitted diseases like Chlamydia and Gonorrhea.

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The Convergence of Information Technology and the Life Sciences


We are at an incredible inflection point in the traditionally distinct fields of information technology and the life sciences. The gene is the atomic level of biology that encodes the information that gives us.

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Hangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology Co. Invests $179 Million in Newegg Inc.

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A Chinese tech company announced Tuesday that it would invest more than $179 million to increase its stake in online electronics retailer Newegg Inc. to almost 94 percent from 55.7 percent, according to Bloomberg

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