Effective Networking Starts With Empathy


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.

Zenlayer Buys C3 Networks


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

QOS Consulting Becomes QOS Networks


Irvine-based QOS Consulting , a provider of managed services and software defined wide area networks (SD-WAN), said it has renamed itself QOS Networks , to better focus its brand around its core competency. consulting networks managed services sdwanThe company, headed by CEO Frank Cittadino, said it focuses on supporting enterprise deployment of SD-WAN technology.

DataDirect Networks Expands In Colorado


Chatsowrth- and Santa Clara, California-based DataDirect Networks , a developer of enterprise storage systems, announced on Monday that it has opened up a new engineering facility in Colorado Springs, Colorado. datadirect networks colorado springs research developmentDDN said the new facility will focus on research and development for the company.

CoreLogic Buys Mercury Network


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

Ixia Wins Barefoot Networks


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.

Ingenu Deploys M2M Network In New Orleans


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.

PacketFabric Picks Up $25M For Terabit Scale Network


Culver City-based PacketFabric , a startup working on connecting major, carrier-neutral colocation facilities with terabit-scale network technology, has raised $25M in a Series B funding, according to the company. PacketFabric said, as part of the funding, it has named Chad Milam, most recently CTO at NantWorks and Mox Networks, as its new President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). fiber fibre route routing networking network terabit colocation capital venture packetfabric

Veracity Industrial Networks Adds $1.5M In Funding


Aliso Viejo-based Veracity Industrial Networks , which develops secure industrial networking technology, has raised $1.5M Veracity's technology is used in such industrial networking as power plants and water treatment facilities. switch networking security cybersecurity capital venture networks industrial veracityin a Seed D funding, the company announced this morning.

EVgo Signs General Motors' Maven For Fast Charging Network


Los Angeles-based EVgo , which operates a network of public, electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations, has inked a deal with General Motors and its Maven car sharing brand. According to EVgo, it will construct a nationwide, dedicated, DC fast charing network for Maven Gig Chevrolet Bolt EV drivers. The network is an extension of an ongoing pilot program that EVgo has with Maven in seven major US cities. evgo general motors fast charging network electric vehicle maven

Science's SpringRole Targets Professional Networking With Blockchain


has officially launched a new company, SpringRole , which it says will use blockchain to create a new, professional reputation network. The new network looks to be taking aim at LinkedIn, currently the dominant professional networking service. Science said SpringRole is the very first, blockchain-based network incubated by Science Blockchain, which is the startup studio's new Blockchain investment fund. Los Angeles-based startup studio Science Inc.

OWNZONES Media Network Names Chief Security Officer


Beverly Hills-based OWNZONES Media Network , a technology and entertainment company which provides products for the motion picture, television and digital content creation industries, says it has named Rob Hopps as Chief Security Officer (CSO), and Senior Vice President, Platform Operations. ownzones media network technology entertainment digital security officer

PeeqSee Launches Social Networking App


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.

MaxLinear Selected By German Networking Equipment Developer


Carlsbad-based MaxLinear , which develops radio frequency, analog, and mixed-signal integrated circuits, reported a win this morning with German home networking equipment maker devolo. Wave 2 transceiver ICs, for a new line of powerline networking products. According to MaxLinear, devolo has selected its G.hn Financial impact of the win, and anticipated shipment volumes were not announced. devolo's products are aimed at service providers and carriers in Europe. READ MORE>>.

Vubiq Networks Deploys In Seattle


Irvine-based Vubiq Networks , which develops ultra high speed networking equipment which uses unlicensed, 60 GHz spectrum, said it has deployed its products in Seattle, Washington, in a deal with Atlas Networks. vubiq networks wireless broadband seattle deployment atlast

Jeda Networks Takes On Storage Networks


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

ClearPath Networks Names VP


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

TYT Network Surges To 6 Billion Total Views


Los Angeles-based TYT Network , the online news network behind The Young Turks, said Thursday that it has just passed up 6 billion lifetime online views. The network--known for its political coverage--has benefited from surge in views this year due to the recent presidential election. TYT Network says that the most recent, comScore numbers from December show it had more online views than CNN Politics, Politicsweekly.com, MSNBC, and Fox News Politics.

Aurrion Acquired by Juniper Networks


Goleta-based Aurrion , a developer of networking semiconductor technology which was spun out of UC Santa Barbara, has been acquired by Juniper Networks , according to Juniper's blog. aurrion juniper networks merger acquisition semiconductor electrooptics optics electronics ucsb spinout technology transfer

Ingenu Deploys M2M Network In Tampa Bay, Florida


San Diego-based machine-to-machine networking provider Ingenu said Thursday that it has launched an M2M network in Tampa Bay, Florida, to help support environmental monitoring, logistics and transportation, smart city and smart grid applications. According to Ingenu, it is serving the entire 2,500 mile Tampa Bay network area with 16 access points to its RPMA (Random Phase Multiple Access) communications technology network. ingenu network networking

Jeda Networks Debuts Product


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

Los Angeles Ad Pros Mix Mingle Network

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Thursday, March 29, 2018 -- Los Angeles Ad Pros Mix Mingle Network. Mix, mingle, and network with other advertising professionals. With technology, the advertising industry is going under massive disruptions right now. Find partners with advertisers, ad agencies, publishers, and ad tech companies. See [link] (more

Visible Networking


This past week has had an interesting confluence of events that's led me to conclude that I want to start doing a lot of visible networking among the tech / web crowd here in Los Angeles. I want to take you through a bit of what brought me here, because I think it will help explain what I mean by visible networking. Person 2: Very discouraging (few if any happy with their networking efforts) but not unexpected. It's likely much more time effective than in-person networking.

Silicon Beach Networking Mixer

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 -- Silicon Beach Networking Mixer. Every month we get together to network and mingle with local startup founders and their teams. Join our group to meet new people and participate in lively discussions with outstanding names in the silicon beach community See https://www.eventbrite.com/e/silicon-beach-networking-mixer-at-wurstkuche-in-venice-tickets-31584566288?aff=socaltech.

Social Networking

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Manal Richa Social networking is not about technology or what you had for lunch. While creating a major shift in messaging and communication, social networking is literarily changing the way we look at the world. It is about building a global network while having access to instant information and exposing your message to viral growth. Keep in mind though that social networking is a two-way street. Here are few of the social networking benefits: Lead Generation.

AdRev Acquired By Zealot Networks


Studio City-based AdRev , the digital rights management startup that also operates AudioMicro , has been acquired by Zealot Networks , according to AdRev founder Ryan Born. Zealot Networks already owned a majority of AdRev, having acquired that stake in 2014 for $20M. adrev zealot networks merger acquisition digital rights management content youtube music musician studio

TCOSC Special Networking Event

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Monday, October 17, 2016 -- TCOSC Special Networking Event. This special networking event features, Dushyant Sukhija, Author of the Silicon Valley best seller, “The Cisco Way: Leadership in the New Service Economy”, who will share some essential leadership skills to transform your company.


5 Bars Acquired By Neutral Connect Networks


Irvine-based 5 Bars , a distributed antenna systems (DAS) installer and operator, has been acquired by Florida-based Neutral Connect Networks (NCN), the companies announced earlier this month. The acquisition was announced by Neutral Connect Networks, as part of a $30M funding from M/C Partners. 5bars neutral connect networks distributed antenna system merger acquisition

BUMP Network Raises $2.3M


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

ScaleLab Grows Video Content Network


Los Angeles-based ScaleLab , a multi-channel network which helps Youtube creators with growing their audiences, says it has topped more than 2 billion monthly views, and now has 90,000 online video influencers in its network. scalelab multi channel network youtube content international

Vubiq Networks Names New CEO


Irvine-based wireless broadband hardware developer Vubiq Networks announced this morning that it has named John Dilworth as the company's new CEO. Vubiq Networks develops 60 Ghz, millimeter wave Gigabit Ethernet wireless equipment, which is being aimed at broadband wireless fiber extensions, wireless metropolitan area networks, and mobile backhaul applications. vubiq networks wireless broadband hardware executive john dilworth snyder 60ghz millimeter wave

Tinder Backs Vina's Female Networking App


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Zealot Networks Buys ViralNova


Los Angeles-based Zealot Networks , the startup led by Danny Zappin which connects creators and influencers with brands, has acquired viral content site ViralNova. zealot networks viralnova merger acquisition viral content hollywood brands influencer creatorFinancial terms of the buy were not disclosed, but the price was reportedly around $100M.