Chill Links Into Hulu

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Chill is venture backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Redpoint Ventures, Atlas Venture, and CrunchFund. and Newroo (sold to News Corp.). Los Angeles-based Chill , the social chat startup headed by Brian Norgard and Dan Gould, said today that it has launched a major integration of its site with Hulu. Chill allows users to view, chat, and comment on live video streams via social rooms, complete with avatars representing users.

SocialVibe Names Tappin As New CEO

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Tappin has previously served as CFO at Overture, had served at private equity firm The Gores Group, was a VP at News Corporation and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Fox Interactive, in addition to serving at Deloitte, Haskins and Sells. SocialVibe is venture backed by Norwest Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Jafco Ventures and Pinnacle Ventures.

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Veteran LA law firm opens a Silicon Beach office and launches a pro-bono “Precelerator”

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What Mattered in 2010: Greg Martin, Archer Venture Capital

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What was the biggest news for you/your firm this year? I left a great firm, Redpoint Ventures (after 11 years), to start a new firm, Archer Venture Capital. All this week, we are sharing the opinions of some of the top influencers in Southern California's high tech community.

Interview with Robert Flynn, Aggregage

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There are a number of magazine groups that are having financial troubles, the ad dollars are not there, and you're seeing the same problem that you've seen in other forms of media--which is, by the time an editorial group puts together a series of articles to publish, and a magazine comes out, it's 45 to 60 days later and the news is not as timely as it needs to be for the audience.

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Three Southern California Firms Building Blog Empires

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News today that AOL has acquired technology news blog TechCrunch highlights the growing place of blog publishers in the online world. BUZZMEDIA has a network of music and entertainment news related blogs, including Buzznet, Celebuzz, Absolute Punk, GoFugYourself, JustJared, Stereogum, TheSuperficial, WWTDD, SocialiteLife, and Idolator. Venture backed by Anthem Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Focus Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures, and others.

BUZZMEDIA Snags Editors From PopEater, TMZ

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According to BUZZMEDIA, it has hired on Mike Hess, formerly Managing Editor of AOL's entertainment news site PopEater, and Gillian Sheldon, former founding supervising producer at TMZ.com, to help build out a new "celebrity project" it will unveil in the fall. BUZZMEDIA is backed by Anthem Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Focus Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures, and others.

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Buzz Media Inks Deal with Magazine

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Magazine is a celebrity news magazine and website. Buzz Media is venture backed by Focus Ventures, Anthem Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Redpoint Ventures, and Sutter Hill Ventures. Los Angeles-based Buzz Media , the online network of celebrity-focused web sites, announced today that it has inked a deal with OK! Magazine.

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Spooky thought: Where would we be without our supporters?

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Venture Totals Drop In Southern California For Quarter

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The numbers--which are derived by socalTECH from venture deals reported by companies, in news, disclosed in regulatory filings, and otherwise publicly reported--showed that the biggest deals for the quarter were for SolarReserve, which raised $140M for its solar energy projects; Active Network, which scored $80M from ESPN and others; Fisker Automotive, with $65M, Sapphire Energy, with $50M; and Intelligent Beauty, which raised $43M.

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Southern California Investments On Uptick, Totals $686.5M For Q1

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We have seen a marked uptick in both the quality and quantity of investment opportunities in the last couple of quarters and expect the next few quarters to be good in terms of VC related news," said Marc Averitt , a venture capitalist at Okapi Venture Capital , which has an emphasis on Orange County startups, although the firm does invest elsewhere. Southern California venture capital investments totaled $686.5M

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