Web Second, Mobile First
Both Sides of the Table
JANUARY 28, 2012
The titles were: Mobile First, Web Second. Mobile First, Web Second (continued). People forgot that Fred also wrote “Web Second.” ” So I’ve had to encourage an entire cohort of startups that I’ve met not to ignore the power of the web.
Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application
FEBRUARY 10, 2016
” In our performance consulting work, we often hear variations of the following: “Our web application was running fine with a few hundred users. Web application performance is a broad discipline. However, most web applications are not blogs or news sites.
Technical Advisors: Every Web/Mobile Startup Must Have One
DECEMBER 10, 2012
And it made me come to a new realization: Every early-stage web/mobile/online startup should have at least one technical advisor, probably two. I did a presentation recently for a graduate class from The Founder Institute around getting online/mobile products out the door.
Nimble Links Contact Records, Web Pages
FEBRUARY 7, 2013
Nimble , the developer of web-based, contact management software, said Thursday that it has enhanced its software to allow users to link any web page to contact records in the product. Nimble's web-based software lets users track all of their interaction with a customer or client, including emails, social networking activity, phone calls, and more. The firm has been looking to bring contact management into the web-based, social age with its software.
Tealium Takes On Web Tags
JULY 26, 2011
San Diego-based Tealium , a firm started by Websidestory/Visual Sciences/Omniture vets, said today that it has launched a product to help web marketers manage their digital marketing products. The firm said its Tealium iQ software allows marketers to easily add, remove, and modify web page tags which are used for data collection, measurement, behavioral target, and online optimization. Those tags are used for web analytics, affiliate marketing, retargeting, and more.
Los Angeles Web Developer
JANUARY 28, 2010
Just the kind of person I like to meet. :) But I was a bit surprised when he emphasized how hard it had been for them to find a web developer in Los Angeles. My flippant comment was, “If you do a Google search for Los Angeles web developer, you’ll find a LOT of people and firms.” Web design typically refers to the process of interface design and graphic design. The result of web design are static pages as graphics or HTML.
AnyMeeting Debuts New Web Conferencing Product
JANUARY 30, 2014
AnyMeeting , the developer of web and video conferencing software aimed at the small business market, said today that it has launched a new, web conferencing product called AnyMeeting Company Pro. According to the company, the new tool provides set price access to its services to companies with up to 50 employees, allowing companies to purchase a plan which covers all of their employees at a fixed price.
What Should You Make of the Web Summit Controversy? A View Behind the Scenes
Both Sides of the Table
OCTOBER 2, 2015
Like many of you I read the Is Web Summit a Scam article making the rounds this week. I have attended Web Summits three times – it is not a scam. I even wrote about my experiences attending Web Summit , something I rarely ever write about. ” So how should you feel about Web Summit, DreamForce, TechCrunch Disrupt, CES, SxSW or any of the myriad of tech events that are put on every year? So what will you get out of Web Summit or any big conference?
What to Expect from Trending Web Design in 2016
Tech Zulu Event
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
The dynamism of web design ascertains that trends should keep varying to the better with changing times. Creativity thrives on a blend of several ideas to propose solutions and convey emotions, creative fields like fashion and graphic designs always find its way to web design and vice versa.
Arterys, GE Healthcare to Roll Out Next-Gen MRI Scans of Heart
OCTOBER 19, 2016
Arterys feeds the gigabytes of MRI information into its Web-based software application, which takes advantage of the outside computing power now broadly available from the network of servers-for-hire we call “the cloud.” Arterys uses Amazon’s Web servers to analyze data from the scans. “A
Hackathon Targets Orange County Web Developers
JANUARY 23, 2013
In one of the newest "hackathons" to hit Southern California, a group of companies are looking to draw Orange County software developers to a new hackathon, geared around WebRTC, the open "Web Real Time Communications" framework aimed at helping developers create voice and video chat applications.
AnyMeeting Updates Web Conferencing Service
OCTOBER 10, 2011
Huntington Beach-based AnyMeeting , the provider of free web conferencing and webinar services, has updated its site, in a major update for the service. The update--which went live Friday--includes a redesigned interface, faster screen sharing, and better overall web conferencing management features. The new service also includes a 6-way video conferencing feature specifically aimed at hosting mall video conferences.
CureMatch Uses Analytics to Rank Best Options for Cancer Treatment
MARCH 7, 2017
CureMatch, a San Diego-based healthtech startup, says today it has created a Web-based platform that uses analytic software to help doctors sort through what can be a bewildering array of cancer treatment options.
Three Ways to Bolster The Innovation Ecosystem for Women
MARCH 8, 2017
When the topic of encouraging more female leadership in the startup economy arises, discussions usually center on what women entrepreneurs should do differently. How they should present with greater authority, or how they should “dress the part” for their next investor pitch.
Mingly Launches Mingly Web and MyPeople | Manage Your TwitFaceMailBookLink
Tech Zulu Event
FEBRUARY 14, 2012
Last fall, Mingly released their first product last fall to help users manage their endless webs of connections. Dubbed Mingly for Web and MyPeople , the suite of products (including Mingly for Gmail) are powdered by the company’s Social Interaction Mapping (SIM) Engine.
Group: California Internet Tax Bill Will Harm California Web Businesses
JUNE 30, 2011
California's move yesterday to tax out-of-state, e-commerce retailers, will cause "immediate devastating loss of income" to web-based business in California, says a group focused on the affiliate marketing industry. Affiliate programs allow website owners to collect a small fee for referring customers to e-commerce retailers, and have been a common way for web sites to monetize their Internet traffic.
Industry Needs Common Security Standards to Thwart IoT Attacks
DECEMBER 21, 2016
A silver lining has emerged in the wake of the massive and well-publicized denial-of-service attack launched less than two months ago by hackers using millions of IoT devices to cripple the websites of major companies like Amazon, Netflix and Twitter.
5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras
From the Venture Trenches
APRIL 4, 2013
The pride and effort they have placed in building up their business should be reflected through their web presence. With over three billion local search queries in any given month on Google alone, no business can afford not to be on the web.
Autobytel Launches Web Chat Service
FEBRUARY 24, 2011
Irvine-based Autobytel announced this morning that it has launched a new, live web chat service aimed at auto dealers and manufacturers. The firm, which operates a number of websites connecting consumers with auto dealers, said its new service, Live Chat by ActivEngage, will allow car dealers and manufacturers to help engage with web visitors, act as an online sales force, and increase purchase request generation.
MaxCDN Ties With Web Firewall Provider
APRIL 7, 2014
Los Angeles-based content delivery network operator MaxCDN said this morning that it has integrated its platform with a website firewall provider, Sucuri. Financial details of the link were not announced. Sucuri develops the CloudProxy Website Firewall, which is designed to provide firewall and intrusion detection for websites, in addition to protectin gfrom distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. READ MORE>>. maxcdn firewall network content delivery sucuri ddos
Qualaroo Launches New Product, Helps Convert Web Visitors
MAY 22, 2013
Qualaroo , a developer of website conversion and analytics software which helps web businesses improve the experience and conversion of their visitors, has launched a new product. The company--founded by Sean Ellis, Eugene Mandel, Alex Sherstinsky, and Jason Meresman--said today that it has launched a new "Convert" product which helps website owners convert a higher percentage of their website visitors to customers. The company--which is backed by $5.5M
The Five Major Tech Trends of 2016
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
Early this year, IDC predicted that worldwide spending on public cloud services will be $141 billion in 2019, while last year Amazon Web Services achieved net sales of $7.88
Connect6 Aims To Bridge The Web, Real Life Contacts
MAY 29, 2014
A new, Los Angeles-based Connect6 launched this week, with a new, Chrome browser extension which looks to bridge the web--and such sites as Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, and other services--with LinkedIn-like information on potential contacts. The company''s software discovers contacts online, and allows users to click on an icon to pull up important business details, like job title, employer, job skills, email address, phone number, and more.
New StockTwits CEO Looks to Expand Share of Investor Community
JANUARY 24, 2017
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5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras
From the Venture Trenches
APRIL 4, 2013
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StockTwits Ties With Investor Relations Web Developer
JANUARY 31, 2012
San Diego-based StockTwits , the online, finance-focused messaging service, said today that it has partnered with Q4 Web Systems , a developer of corporate websites and social media products for public companies. The two said that Q4 will integrate StockTwits products and services as part of its offering for public companies. Q4's software powers Investors Relations sites for a wide variety of public companies. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
The 7 “Free” Ways to Get Traffic on the Web
AUGUST 15, 2013
The 7 Ways to Get (unpaid) Traffic on the Web. “If There are 7 Ways to Get Traffic on the Web, in no weighted order they are: 1.) 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
Smart Voice Assistants Will Spread From Talking Devices To Apps in 2017
JANUARY 9, 2017
Millions of consumers who used to type their search questions on a laptop or the tiny keys of a smartphone are now simply telling a tabletop device what they want.
CreatorUp Links You With Top Filmakers & YouTube Creators To Make Awesome Web Series
Tech Zulu Event
APRIL 1, 2013
CreatorUp is the online web series school teaching the next generation of web series creators how to make and market their own new video projects on the web. We also host video-conferences with students who want to learn specific topics around web video.
AttackIQ, Which Makes Tools to Assess Cybersecurity, Raises $8.8M
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
San Diego-based AttackIQ, a cybersecurity startup providing a Web-based platform for assessing network defenses, has finally closed its Series A round of founding, after raising a total of $8.8 million over the past three years, according to co-founder and CEO Stephan Chenette. Institutional investors included San Francisco-based Index Ventures , Qualcomm Ventures , and Telstra Ventures.
Divshot Raises $1.1M For Visual Web App Software
MARCH 18, 2013
Need to build a web application, and wish you could do it in a more intuitive, visual way? in a seed financing round, for its drag-and-drop software for building web applications. The firm, headed by Michael Bleigh, currently offers up it web-based application builder under a free, open beta; the company said it plans to launch as a paid service later this year.
Sluggish Year for IPOs, But Signs Abound of Post-Election Surge
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
Uncertainty surrounding this year’s presidential election has kept U.S. IPO activity at a sluggish pace—so sluggish, in fact, that this year could end with the fewest IPOs and the lowest level of capital raised since 2009, according to PitchBook data for the first nine months of 2016.
Plug and Play San Diego Finds Home in New Downtown Works Space
OCTOBER 30, 2016
With over 15,000 square-feet of space, the facility has room for dozens of startup teams, and already houses Industry, a Web-based professional networking and job market for the hospitality industry, and the San Diego office of OurCrowd, the Israeli crowdfunding platform.
When Innovation Is Not Enough: How GreatCall Has Grown Its Market
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
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Xconomy Special Report: 12 San Diego Tech Startup to Watch in 2017
NOVEMBER 13, 2016
View the Slideshow A little more than a year ago, amid a resurgence in San Diego’s software sector, Xconomy identified a baker’s dozen of local tech companies to watch in 2016. The results were so encouraging, we’re doing it again. The idea was to feature early stage companies in the region that have not attracted much attention or raised a substantial amount of startup capital. Such lists can be entirely relative, but I sought to adjust for the capricious effects of subjectivity.
Tinder Hits The Web With Tinder Online
MARCH 28, 2017
Los Angeles-based mobile dating service Tinder has finally hit the web, with a new web version of its software, Tinder Online , the service said today. According to Tinder, it is initially rolling out its web-based version in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Philippines, and Sweden, with eventual plans to make it available elsewhere.
Gary Hayslip on the City of San Diego as Cybersecurity Test Bed
AUGUST 9, 2016
He oversees a web of government computer networks that enable city residents to pay their parking tickets, submit bids on city contracts, and make online payments for city taxes and sewer fees.
San Diego Startups Raise $287M in Third Quarter, and Top 10 Deals
OCTOBER 11, 2016
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Nervana’s $400M+ Buyout Reflects Key Tech Trend in Machine Learning
AUGUST 10, 2016
For example, Nervana’s Web-based software has been used to help Paradigm software analyze prospective oil and gas fields, identify irregular trading patterns for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and enable Blue River Technology to refine its computer vision technology for use in agriculture.
Wrapify Q&A: Adhesive Giant Puts $3 M in Car Advertising Schtick
MARCH 19, 2017
National blog main National top stories San Diego San Diego blog main San Diego top stories Avery Dennison deals Entrepreneurship Financing funding innovation Internet IT James Heller people sharing economy Software startups strategic investors Web 2.0 After the adhesive products maker Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY ) recently made a $3 million investment in San Diego-based Wrapify , we tracked down Wrapify CEO James Heller, and stuck him with a few questions about the deal.