GeekChicDaily Launches LA Newsletter


Los Angeles-based GeekChicDaily , the pop culture newsletter publisher founded by Peter Y. Levin, Mandalay Entertainment Group CEO, former Sony Pictures Chairman and CEO Peter Guber and Wizard World founder Gareb Shamus, said Thursday that it is launching a new, regional edition of its newsletter focused on Los Angeles. geekchicdaily publishing content publish newsletter angeles culture

JasonNation Becomes The LAUNCH Newsletter


Jason Calacanis , the CEO of Santa Monica-based, told his personal email newsletter readers Friday that he has renamed the newsletter from JasonNation, to the LAUNCH Newsletter. As part of that effort, Calacanis has begun profiling startups in his newsletter, in a combined effort with a number of writers and editors. jasonnation launch newsletter startups entrepreneurs

SCribe Newsletter October 2008

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The October SCribe Newsletter has arrived. Check out the feature articles and the upcoming event schedule. Here are quick links to the feature articles in this issue: Magnify360 Wins VentureNet Best Of Show 5 Mistakes To Avoid When Building Your Startup “Out Of The Box” PR Tactics. Offshore Outsourcing is Dying…Long Live Hybrid Nearshore. 4 Rules For Email Design In

From Startup Newsletter To Best Selling Book: How This Entrepreneur Pulled It Off


John Lusk, along with his Co-Author Kyle Harrison, leveraged their humble company''s newsletter into The MouseDriver Chronicles , a New York Times bestselling book. The company''s newsletter was initially created to share their entrepreneurial journey with their family and friends.

Hot Off The Press - August SCribe Newsletter

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Check out the newly released August edition of the SCribe Newsletter. Catch up on the latest news, see our upcoming event schedule, or visit the Website of the sponsors that make this all possible. Top articles include: Valuing Your Company For Success by Doug Hayes, executive committee, Tech Coast Angels Winning Approach To PR by Julia Zamorka, senior account executive, RuderFinn/West Member

Silicon Beach Report Aug. 16: Tronc and Investor’s Business Daily to Launch Paid Newsletter on Mutual Funds.

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Tronc and Investor’s Business Daily to launch paid newsletter on mutual funds, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak joins Mojiit as advisor and retail inventory software company NuOrder raises $8 million

Halogen Ventures Backs TheSkimm


Santa Monica-based Halogen Ventures , the female-focused venture capital fund run by Jesse Draper, has made an investment in email newsletter and millennial women's news source TheSkimm. theskimm halogen ventures female newsletter news millennial

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You can get our free, daily email newsletter (sent out around 6am every day) by going to: our email subscription page. socaltech email subscribe newsletterWish you could get socalTECH's news coverage on Southern California's high tech companies in your inbox every day? READ MORE>>.

NewsCrafted Raises $1.1M


Los Angeles-based NewsCrafted , a company which provides elementary and middle schools with professionally designed, high quality newsletters -- including content, has raised $1.1M NewsCrafted publishes professionally printed newsletters which combines custom content and localized advertising and distributes it to individual elementary and middle schools--all based on a custom software publishing tool developed by the company.

Aggregage Gets $1M


El Segundo-based Aggregage , which develops software driven B2B websites and newsletters which aggregate blog and news postings for specific industries, has raised $1M in a convertible note, the company said today. aggregage venture capital newsletter software automated content analysis aggregation publishing news blog angel tech coast angels

GeekChicDaily Gets New Funding


Los Angeles-based GeekChicDaily , a newsletter publisher focused on pop culture, said today that it has scored a strategic investment round. geekchicdaily newsletter publisher content hollywood culture venture capital funding revolutionThe round came from Revolution Studios' Joe Roth, Seattle investor Mike Slade, as well as Gamespy founder Mark Surfas, Legendary Digital President Kathy Vrabeck and Machinima Chairman/CEO Allen DeBevoise.

Stocktwits' Lindzon Leads Round In DailyWorth


The newsletter was founded by Amanda Steinberg. dailyworth howard lindzon angel personal finance women email newsletterHoward Lindzon , the prolific angel investor who runs San Diego-based Stocktwits , has led a round in personal finance email According to DailyWorth, it raised $2M from angels, led by Lindzon and Joanne Wilson, and also including 500 Startups' Dave McClure, David Cohen of TechStars, and Eric Schmidt. The firm has now raised over $3M in funding.

Lessons For Entrepreneurs From Tech Coast Angels

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The Tech Coast Angels talk about improving your chances for long-term success in the lead article of the November SCribe Newsletter. Check this out, along with our other feature articles and links to the upcoming event schedule. Here are quick links to the feature articles in this issue: Lessons For Entrepreneurs From Tech Coast Angels. 10 Invisible Threats To Every Business. Member Spotlight:

September SCribe Is Here

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Check out the latest edition of the SCribe Newsletter. Catch up on the latest news, see our upcoming event schedule, or visit the Websites of the sponsors that make this all possible. VentureNet tickets will sell out soon - so don’t wait to secure your seats! Here are quick links to the feature articles in this issue: Term Sheet

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Interview with Jamie Siminoff,


To start off the year, we are publishing our first interview for the season with Jamie Siminoff , the CEO of Los Angeles-based , an online service which helps you unsubscribe from unwanted newsletters and email lists.

Startups Weekly: Upfront Ventures bets on a bus service

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Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy news pertaining to startups and venture capital.

FabFitFun raises $80 million for its growing lifestyle brand

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From a newsletter and blog to the subscription box to the launch of live programming last year.

Startups Weekly: VCs are drunk on beverage startups

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Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a newsletter published every Saturday that dives into the week’s most noteworthy venture deals, fundraises, M&A transactions and trends. If you enjoy this newsletter, be sure to check out TechCrunch’s venture-focused podcast, Equity.

GumGum Jumps Into Publishing With New Site


GumGum said it will publish original and curated content, a newsletter, awards and more focused on artificial intelligence and computer vision. Santa Monica-based GumGum , the developer of computer vision and artificial intelligence software focused on the advertising industry, has jumped into the online publishing business, saying it has started a new online publication call The Visionary.

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Will Packer Media Buys xoNecole


Will Packer Media said it will accelerate growth of xoNecole, adding video, social and mobile offerings, plus a newsletter and event series. Los Angeles-based production and content firm Will Packer Media said on Thursday that it has acquired women's lifestyle site xoNecole , a lifestyle site aimed at "urban millenial women". Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

K1 Investment Management Buys Digital Pharmacist


Chris Loughlin is CEO of the company, which develops web, text, mobihle, and voice applications to automate refill requests and reminders, and also helps with marketing, including social media, online advertising, electronic newsletters, and more that pharmacies can send to their customers. Los Angeles-based private equity investor K1 Investment Management has acquired Digital Pharmacist , a software development firm which helps pharmacists manage refill reminders and other marketing.

Why Confidence is So Important in Fund Raising

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Note: If you enjoy my posts please subscribe to my newsletter by adding your email below. And you can follow me on Twitter or on Snap and receive my newsletter direct to you email box here: [link] So far I’ve covered: Why you hear “no” very quickly a fund raising process ?

SodaHead Signs Slurpee


SodaHead did not disclose details of the win, but said the campaign includes a poll question, skinned homepage, email newsletter and banner ads. Sherman Oaks-based SodaHead , the online polling and questions and answer site, said today that it has launched an integrated campaign with the Slurpee brand. SodaHead is venture backed by Mission Ventures and Mohr Davidow Ventures, and was founded by former MySpace exec Jason Feffer and friend Michael Glazer. READ MORE>>.

Timing your exit – Don’t ride it over the top.


In the previous six months, I’d read several articles in finance blogs or newsletters about yet another company that had just been financed in their specific vertical.

How to Know When to Sell vs. When to Market to Customers

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Examples activities: Newsletters – one of the goals of newsletters is to keep your company & its products on the consciousness of your “suspects” or future buyers. C deals go in the newsletter bucket and should be identified as C newsletter companies.

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FabFitFun Expands Subscription Box To The UK


FabFitFun said members of the service will receive both the subscription box, as well as access to FabFitFunTV, its online video streaming service; access to its members-only social network; daily lifestyle content through its newsletter, an in-box magazine, and other channels; and additional sales and shopping experiences.

Timing and why we’re all VCs

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This newsletter is written with the assistance of Arman Tabatabai from New York. Timing is the single most valuable skill of the modern economy, but I would argue its’s the least understood and also the least practiced.

Cocodot Adds Free Electronic Invites


The site also looks to be expanding its horizons, after funding and a new CEO, saying on the site that it will be launching a new newsletter called "Celebrate Style" which will feature news and tips from "renowned tastemakers". No other details on that newsletter were announced, however, the site indicates the effort will launch sometime this month.

Data Scientist Team Share Lessons Learned From Competition


Check out the Galvanize Newsletter , bringing you the best content from The Learning Community for Technology. When you’re in a competition and on the spot, answering questions to industry experts can be a nerve-wrecking process.

Broke Girl's Guide Gets Funding


Broke Girl's Guide runs a daily deal newsletter with offers, online promos, and sales information. Santa Monica-based Broke Girl's Guide , a startup focusing in on daily deals and information for women, has scored a small debt funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm this week. The firm--started by Erin Bunch, Michelle Vick, and Rita Ravindra--notably lists former MySpace SVP International Marketing and MySpace Music SVP Jamie Kantrowitz as an advisor.

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Understanding How Dilution Affects You at a Startup

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And if you want more goodness like this don’t forget to sign up to my newsletter and follow Jess on Twitter. This post originally appeared on TechCrunch. Dilution. Or as industry insiders call it, “taking a haircut.”

Report: Crosscut Ventures Launching Fourth Venture Investment Fund


The report, from the Pro Rata newsletter, said there's "a chance" that the new fund will be double in size of the last fund. Los Angeles-based venture capital investor Crosscut Ventures has reportedly started approaching limited partners (LPs) for investments in a new fund, its fourth. Crosscut's last fund, Crosscut Ventures 3, was worth $75M. Crosscut has not yet filed regulatory details on the new fund.