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How Much Information Should you Give VCs for Due Diligence?

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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.

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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.

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

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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. And no. You betcha.

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. The new site was designed by Tomorrow Partners. READ MORE>>.

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The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery

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I’ve written extensively about Twitter’s use cases , but it’s biggest power is in information sharing. was born. Twitter.

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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. See [link] (more

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. The company said it has started with televisions, but will be integrating the Amazon product API into the rest of its categories over the next few weeks. READ 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 dealertracka subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings. READ MORE>>.

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. Email readers, continue here.] Protecting the business Raising money

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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 acquisitionHyphen Solutions is based in Texas.

Uh Oh: The personal information in our database has been breached

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By Richard E. Neff There is so much in the news about cyber-security. Much of the focus is on cyber war as a new and inevitable weapon, Stuxnet and the vulnerability of our national infrastructure. Some of the news is about use of computers to steal US technology and trade secrets, with culprits—if traceable—often located in China or [.].

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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. Then one day you come across a hexagon.

Factual Extends Hotel Information


Los Angeles-based Factual said Tuesday that it has extended outs its information about hotels, expanding its dataset from 98,000 hotels to a total of 145,000 hotels. According to Factual, the move also is "perfectly synchronized" with the company''s US Places data, the company''s giant database of geolocation and business information.

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. information systems keyinfo hippa certification cloud servicesREAD MORE>>.

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. READ MORE>>.

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CoreLogic Promotes COO To CEO Post After CEO's Sudden Death


Irvine-based property information and data provider CoreLogic announced this morning that it has named Frank Martell, most recently Chief Operating Officer of the company, to the role of CEO, following the sudden loss of its CEO, Anand Nallathambi. death martell frank executive analytics information property nallathambi anand corelogic

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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. Key Information System is led by Lief Morin.

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 new link--accessible mainly via a FAQ page--details how to find STD testing, via a locator provided by Healthvana. READ MORE>>.


Taming The Information Beast

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


Esri Takes On Connected Car Market


esri connected mapping information systems autonomous vehicle drivingRedlands-based GIS and mapping software developer Esri is dipping its toes into the connected car market, saying that it is showing off use in the connected car market at CES. READ MORE>>.

Surfline's Collins Dies


sean collins surfline obit surfing information websiteThe company said Collins died of a heart attack while playing tennis Monday. READ MORE>>.

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Famous Birthdays Sees Traffic Growth


famous birthdays famousbirthdays traffic internet profile guide information data Famous Birthdays , the Santa Monica-based startup which features exactly that--the details on the birthdays of famous people--said today that its traffic has now grown to over 3 million uniques and 11 million page views a month. READ MORE>>.

SharesPost Expands Research Information


Santa Monica-based SharesPost , which operates a secondary marketplace for privately held company shares, is expanding the amount of third party research on its market. According to the firm, it has added Blueshift Research and Liquid Scenarios as providers of private company research and data to its subscribers. Research and VC Experts.

Everbridge Expands To IT Alerts


Glendale-based emergency communications and alert provider Everbridge said late Wednesday that it has launched a new product, aimed at the information technology industry. everbridge alerting mass notification information technology sysadmin administrator operations communications Pricing on the new product was not announced.

UX Workshops by Celebrated Author & Usability Expert, Eric Reiss

Tech Zulu Event

He is the author of various best selling books including Practical Information Architecture, Web Dogma ’06 and Usable Usability. budgets.

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 Tags: information technology employment jobs satistics The U.S.

ISSA-LA 4th Annual Information Security Summit

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012 -- ISSA-LA 4th Annual Information Security Summit. See [link] (more

Information Superbrand Names Tal Golan CEO


Irvine-based Information Superbrand , an Internet marketing firm, is announcing this morning that it has named Tal Golan as the firm's CEO. Tags: sendio golan executive superbrand information The firm said that Golan remains on the board of directors of Sendio.

Converging Technologies for Health Information

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Tuesday, November 17, 2009 -- Converging Technologies for Health Information: A New Venture Frontier / Entrepreneurial Opportunities: the $40 Billion Stimulus and Beyond. More is being directed into Health Information Exchanges to provide a means for EHRs to communicate. MIT Enterprise Forum of San Diego. See [link] (more

Cubic Transportation Systems Buys NextBus


San Diego-based Cubic Transportation Systems , which provides payment and information technology and services for the transit industry, said last week that it has acquired NextBus , a provider of real-time passenger information systems for more than 100 transit agencies in the United States. The firm's headquarters are in San Diego.


Fandango Powers New Samsung Smart TV Service


Fandango has already been providing its movie information and trailers to Samsung''s GALAXY Note 3 devices. READ MORE>>.

Top 5 Benefits of a Virtualized IT Department

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Business Culture Development Information Technology IT IT virtualization IT workplace virtualizationThe age of technology has helped itself out.

Founder Institute Spring Information and Networking

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011 -- Founder Institute Spring Information and Networking. The Founder Institute is hosting an informational event in San Diego/North County at the offices of Pillsbury Law. Are you interested in becoming a World-Class Founder? See [link] (more

Fandango, Moviefone In Ticketing Partnership


fandango moviefone ticket ticketing information partnership movie hollywood content mobileThe financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

CoreLogic Sells Unit to Private Equity Firm


corelogic merger acquisition real estate mortgage information symphony technology group private equityThe deal was worth $265M in cash.

Funding of Healthcare Information Technology Ventures

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Tuesday, July 13, 2010 -- Funding of Healthcare Information Technology Ventures. The tough, multi-billion healthcare-IT industry is marked with blockbuster successes and well known failures. See [link] (more

Creating Informed Consumers For Sustainable Health Care

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009 -- "Creating Informed Consumers For Sustainable Health Care" TechAmerica. Are your employees informed? In this informative lunch gathering you will hear: Tips in creating a successful culture of health; What others have done and how they fared; Short and long-term incentive program. See [link].

StockTwits Launches Android App


San Diego-based StockTwits , the stock micro-messaging and information site run by Howard Lindzon, said today that it has released an app for Android. The firm said its StockTwits Real Time App for Android allows users to view and share information on StockTwits, in real time. stocktwits android mobile stock ticker information tradin

Snapchat Targets News Discovery With Discover Feature


Studies have found that users are now strongly turning to social media instead of traditional news sources for their information. READ MORE>>.

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ZAM, Sony Tie In Game Information Deal


Los Angeles-based ZAM , and San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment announced Wednesday that the two companies have tied on a new online site focused on information from Sony's EverQuest II massively multiplayer online game.