How to Run an Effective Networking Dinner

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Photo by Juliette F on Unsplash Networking is a critical part of relationship building and there is no event more valuable to building relationships than the proverbial “breaking of bread” with people. it’s ok to drift back to general networking if need be. networking startup

Effective Networking Starts With Empathy

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We asked him about building relationships and advice for founders needing to expand their network. What is one practical tip you’d give a young entrepreneur who is just setting out to build a professional network? There is no better network builder than providing value.

Vertical Networks Acquired By Whistle

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Santa Monica-based Vertical Networks , a "mobile-first" content studio which was backed by Snap , has been acquired by New York-based entertainment and sports media company Whistle. Vertical Networks was founded by Elisabeth Murdoch. Both Veritlca Networks and Whistle develop content for Snap. entertainment hollywood content acquisition merger whistle networks vertical

SoundCloud Acquires Repost Network

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announced May 23 it will acquire Venice-based rights distribution company Repost Network Audio sharing platform Soundcloud Inc.

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Vubiq Networks Names Engineering VP

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Irvine-based wireless technology developer Vubiq Networks , which develops millimeter wave wireless broadband technology, has named Alan Bartky as its new Vice President of Engineering. According to Vubiq, Bartky has previously served at such companies as Xylan/Alcatel, Broadcom, RF DSP, Intel/Mindspeed Technologies, SNAP Networks, Sync Research, and Tran Telecommunications/Amdahl. vubiq networks engineering executive alan bartky millimeter wave wireless

CUJO AI Launches Network Analytics Tool

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El Segundo-based CUJO AI , a developer of artificial intelligence software, has launched a new product aimed at providing network analytics to broadband operators. The software company--which is backed by KPN Ventures--says that its new product, Lens, provides network analytics for network operators, providing them with near real-time, granular and dynamic analysis of how customers are using their home or business networks.

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Bird Acquires Scoot Networks

L.A. Business Journal

is buying Bay Area competitor Scoot Networks Inc Santa Monica-based Bird Rides Inc.

Via is launching an on-demand public transit network in the city of Cupertino

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Shuttle startup Via and the city of Cupertino are launching an on-demand public transportation network, the latest example of municipalities trying out alternatives to traditional buses.

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Semtech Wins Audio Networking Design

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According to Semtech, IDK Corporation, a developer of professional A and broadcast equipment, is linking its audio networking with Software Defined Video Over Ethernet (SDVoE) using its BlueRiver products. The company's semiconductors are being used as part of bridging audio signals across an Ethernet network, bringing between SDVoE and IDK's own "Dante" audio networking protocol.

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ISSQUARED Buys Network Computing Architects

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Los Angeles-base information technology services provider ISSQUARED , which provides security, hybrid cloud infrastructure, networking, and software services, said this morning it has acquired Network Computing Architects (NCA), a provider of IT services to the small and mid-sized business market. Newtork Computing Architects was founded in 1992 in Bellevue, Washington, and had focused on network management and IT security.

How to network like a ninja

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Outgoing, full of creative ideas, and certainly the best person to teach us how, here is Kim on networking… By Kim Shepherd . Networking with others you want to meet is second nature to some, but it fills others with dread. With a little planning, networking becomes easy.

Zenlayer Buys C3 Networks

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Los Angeles-based Zenlayer said this week that it acquired the majority of the assets of C3 Networks , a provider of network services. Zenlayer is a provider of software defined networks and services, and is venture backed by F&G Venture and NSFOCUS. zenlayer networks merger acquisition networking colocation cloud software defined

Social Network Adds Funding

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TECH: Startup MeWe sees 30 million users by year end

Tech in the Sun: Summer Networking Party

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Saturday, July 20, 2019 -- Tech in the Sun: Summer Networking Party. StartOut LA and Podshare present "Tech in the Sun: Summer Networking Party" a intergenerational networking event for new and seasoned entrepreneurs. Join us for our summer networking party as we help both new and seasoned entrepreneurs build business relationships in the Los Angeles Technology Ecosystem.

Jeda Networks Takes On Storage Networks

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Newport Beach-based Jeda Networks , a new startup in the storage networking arena, said today that it has unveiled its technology, with the backing of U.S. jeda networks venture capital storage area network software emulex

Framework Benchmarks

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Although we expect that the external service is itself caching the small number of rows our test consumes, the framework is not allowed to avoid the network transmission and data mapping portion of the work. About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact. You are viewing a single entry.

Frameworks Round 2

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An impressive demonstration of modern hardware and networks: seven frameworks are able to provide a response with 20 individually database-sourced rows (that''s twenty round-trip conversations with a database server regardless of how you slice it) in less than 100 milliseconds on average.

TP-Link Expands Mesh Networking Lineup

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Brea, California-based networking products maker TP-Link is expanding its lineup of home "mesh" networking devices, saying today that it is rolling out the TP-Link OneMesh and Deco X10 mesh networking products. TP-Link said its new OneMesh product allows users to roll out mesh networking without having to replace existing devices or purchase a "whole new WiFi ecosystem" in their house, and its Deco X10 networking products supports AX WiFi (Wi-Fi 6).

Ixia Wins Barefoot Networks

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Calabasas-based Ixia reports a win with Barefoot Networks this morning, saying that the network equipment maker has chosen its 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) test products. Barefoot Networks is using Ixia's equipment for testing its Tofino switches. Ixia said Barefoot is using its equipment to recreate real-life network traffic patterns and load to make sure their switches can perform and scale as designed.

Twitter Networks are Different than Social Networks

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They “don’t care what people ate for lunch.&# They’re fine on their existing social networks, which these days mostly means they’re happy with Facebook. And as a result Twitter Networks are currently different in my mind than many other social networks.

CoreLogic Buys Mercury Network

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Irvine-based real estate and property information provider CoreLogic said this morning that it has acquired 100 percent of Mercury Network , a provider of software for valuation and appraisal management. Mercury Network was owned by private equity investor Serent Capital. CoreLogic had previously purchase a 45 percent, minority stake in Mercury Network in June. corelogic mercury network real estate property information appraisal software merger acquisition serent capital

Understanding the Power of Your Human Networks

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The critical skill is not just your immediate network but the network beyond that you can tap into if you’ve earned the right through nurturing your 1-degree relationships. Building Your Network. Either you have a well established network or you don’t.

Spark Networks Acquires Zoosk For $255M

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Spark Networks , the online dating company which was started in West Los Angeles, and now has operations globally, said on Thursday that it has agreed to acquire dating site Zoosk. Spark Networks operates such dating sites as SilverSingles, Christian Mingle, Jdate, Jswipe, and other brands. spark networks zoosk merger acquiistion jdate dating

Inseego Ties With Ericsson On 5G Networking

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inseego ericsson networking mifi wirelessSan Diego-based Inseego , which develops wireless hotspots and other related technology, said it has partnered with Ericsson to bring new 5G NR (New Radio) products to the market. According to Inseego, it is launching a set of 5G NR products in 2019, which will provide high-performance 5G mmWave and sub-6GHz mobile and fixed wireless solutions for worldwide deployments. Financial details of the deal with Ericsson were not announced.

Zyxel Targets IP Surveillance Camera Networks With New Switches

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Anaheim-based networking equipment maker Zyxel is targeting the IP surveillance camera network market, with the launch of a new set of switches specifically aimed at deployment and management of IP camera networks. zyxel surveillance camera network managed switch ethernet

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ClearPath Networks Names VP

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El Segundo-based ClearPath Networks , a developer of a cloud-based platform aimed at helping network, broadband, and cloud operators manage their services, has named a new VP. He also is very active in the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a group focused on software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV). marketing executive management network platform networks clearpath

Ingenu Deploys M2M Network In New Orleans

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San Diego-based Internet-of-Things (IoT) networking technology developer Ingenu said it has deployed its systems in New Orleans, to help support support oil & gas, logistics and transportation applications. The company, which is developing networking technology for communications with Internet-of-Things devices, said the new network reaches 240 square miles. The company did not say if there are any customers using its network in New Orleans yet.

Jeda Networks Debuts Product

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Newport Beach-based software defined networking (SDN) technology developer Jeda Networks has announced its first product, the Fabric Network Controller (FNC). jeda networks storage area network software emulex ethernet fcoe data

Future of the Internet: What Scares Networking Pioneer Radia Perlman

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Bob Metcalfe co-invented Ethernet, the communications standard still used for most local on-site networking, but Radia Perlman made it work. [ Editor’s note: This is part of a series examining the internet’s first 50 years and predicting the next half century.

BUMP Network Raises $2.3M

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San Diego-based BUMP Network , a developer of online software used by membership programs to manage registrations and partnership programs, has raised $2.3M bump network venture capital membership saas software

Wana Family Network, Offering Babysitting Swaps, Acquires Komae

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Los Angeles-based Wana Family Network , which operates a service which lets familys "swap" babysitting services with each other, has acquired Komae , an Ohio-based competitor. Wana Family Network, led by founder and CEO Erin Beck, says that the acquisition adds over 19,000 families to its community, plus a set of mobile apps. wana family network babysitting swap merger acquisition childcare child

Zealot Networks Acquires AllScreen

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Los Angeles-based Zealot Networks , the digital media company led by Danny Zappin, said last week that it has acquired Culver City-based AllScreen , a video syndication company. zealot networks allscreen merger acquisition digital media video syndicationFinancial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Zealot said the buy will help it with both distribution and technology. The two said AllScreen sees an average of 250 million monthly video views.

PeeqSee Launches Social Networking App

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Los Angeles-based PeeqSee , a new startup developing social networking and media apps, has launched an app which lets users create interactive, visual posts. peeqsee social networking media sharing androidThe startup--founded by Vacit Arat--lets users posts photos with an interactive component, which unveil additional information when users click on objects in those photos.

Do’s and Don’ts For Entrepreneur Business Networking

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I often recommend business networking as the most effective way for a startup founder to find investors, advisors, and even key executive candidates. Back on the positive side, I like to say, especially for us introverts, that networking is more about listening that it is about talking.

PASHpost Aims At Focused Social Networking

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pashpost social networking startupA new, Los Angeles-based startup, PASHpost , said today that it has lauched a new service called PASHGroups , a social destination which aggregates posts from such sites as Craigslist, Google+, Reddit, and YouTube, and sorts content from those sites into a single, interest-focused community. According to the company, it is targeting users of Google+, which is being shut down shortly.