GeekChicDaily Launches LA Newsletter

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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

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Jason Calacanis , the CEO of Santa Monica-based Mahalo.com, 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

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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

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

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

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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. You can watch/listen to how John and Kyle turned their email newsletter into an international bestseller in the following 9-minute excerpt from John''s recent talk at UC Santa Barbara. The company''s newsletter was initially created to share their entrepreneurial journey with their family and friends.

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

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

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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. You can watch/listen to how John and Kyle turned their email newsletter into an international bestseller in the following 9-minute excerpt from John''s recent talk at UC Santa Barbara. The company''s newsletter was initially created to share their entrepreneurial journey with their family and friends.

Publisher's Message: Get socalTECH By Email

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 DailyWorth.com. 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! www.VentureNet.org Here are quick links to the feature articles in this issue: Term Sheet

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Interview with Jamie Siminoff, Unsubscribe.com

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To start off the year, we are publishing our first interview for the season with Jamie Siminoff , the CEO of Los Angeles-based Unsubscribe.com , an online service which helps you unsubscribe from unwanted newsletters and email lists. Will had this idea about unsubscriptions, and formulating an idea around creating a way to unsubscribe people from newsletters, and he started talking to me about it. square union wilson fred startup spam email newsletter unsubscribe siminoff jamie

Human Capital: Moving away from ‘master/slave’ terminology

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Human Capital will soon be available as a weekly newsletter. TGIF, am I right? Welcome back to Human Capital, where we explore some of the latest news in labor, diversity and inclusion in tech.

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GumGum Jumps Into Publishing With New Site

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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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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. Nine years after launching its online magazine, and three years after diversifying into the subscription box business , FabFitFun has raised $80 million in a growth round of funding led by Kleiner Perkins with participation from its previous investors Upfront Ventures and NEA. .

How I Gamified My Own Brain to Lose Weight & Improve Fitness

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Mental Psyche [If you want to sign-up for my free newsletter you can click here. Socially distant hiking in Sedona (we drove there) I recently wrote about my weight-loss journey over the past 18 months where I lost 65 pounds without a fad diet and returned to my college weight.

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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. Let’s take a quick moment to catch up.

Report: Online Events, Webinars To Replace Live Events In 2020

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Aggregage said the survey was conducted in late March by B2B Marketing Zone, a site and newsletter for B2B marketers, and Webbiquity LLC, a digital marketing consultancy. El Segundo-based Aggregage said this morning that it has run a survey of publishers, and found that a 70 percent of marketer are expected to cancel all or some of their live events for the next 60 days, and nearly 25 percent plan to cancel some or all of their live events for the next six months.

Will Packer Media Buys xoNecole

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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.

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Four ways to find new business in the new year

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newsletters, profiles in social media, or apps you have created requiring registration or download. We think of media advertising as either paid or free – placed by paying a fee or by a PR firm or by you at no placement cost, especially when you provide editorial content beneficial to the publisher. But this new era of Internet advertising has given rise to two more forms you should know and use in addition to the two traditional types above.

SodaHead Signs Slurpee

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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>>.

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. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I profiled an e-commerce startup Part & Parcel. Before that, I wrote about Stripe’s grand plans. Remember, you can send me tips, suggestions and feedback to kate.clark@techcrunch.com or on Twitter @KateClarkTweets.

The Station: Canoo hits the road, Coup shutters and Samsung shifts

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Welcome back to The Station, the go-to newsletter for keeping up-to-date on what the heck is going on in the world of transportation. Portions of the newsletter are published as an article on the main site after it has been emailed to subscribers (that’s what you’re reading now). To subscribe, go to our newsletters page and click on The Station.

K1 Investment Management Buys Digital Pharmacist

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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.

Max Q: How to build a Starship

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Max Q is a new weekly newsletter all about space. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Sundays in your inbox. Busy week for SpaceX – across funding, space tourism, and next-gen spacecraft. There’s also a space station resupply mission coming up that it’s getting ready for, and signs ( this time literally ) continue to suggest that its first human spaceflight mission is imminent.

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The Station: Via hits $2.25B valuation, letters from readers, layoffs in a time of COVID-19

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Hi, and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages travel from Point A to Point B. I have started to publish a version of the newsletter on TechCrunch. For the whole newsletter, which comes out every weekend, you can subscribe by heading over here , and clicking “The Station.” I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch.

Cocodot Adds Free Electronic Invites

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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.

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 ? I was recently with an entrepreneur and talking with him about his fund raising process. He was in a later-stage financing round and was talking with many investors.

Broke Girl's Guide Gets Funding

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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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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. The things you send them should be different than the newsletters you send to existing customers, for example.

How One Co-Working Space is Dealing with the Pandemic

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To provide support and motivation, our members-only email newsletter has become the LABS Stay-Insider. One step LABS has taken is continuing its regular community newsletter. The current Covid-19 pandemic has had an epochal effect on businesses, and even the humble office space has taken a blow, with millions of us now working from home.

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

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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. Dave’s note: For the second time, we invite Basil Peters, author of “Early Exits,” back as our guest – to provide more of his insight into the “when” to exit by selling your business.

Report: Crosscut Ventures Launching Fourth Venture Investment Fund

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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.

LA Dangles Stuffed Bear For Social Media Love

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Los Angeles-based top level domain extension.LA , which has been marketing a top level domain which celebrates the association with Los Angeles, said it will be giving away stuffed bears at random to users who promote the domain on social media, like its Facebook page, or subscribe to its email newsletter.

Engaging Your Network Online

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The best way to do this is to refer to content posted on social media sites in your newsletter. Use your social media presence to announce the release of a new newsletter , for example, while encouraging your followers and fans to subscribe to your newsletter. Manal Richa Technology is progressing quickly providing us with multiple alternatives to traditional communication.

FabFitFun Expands Subscription Box To The UK

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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. Capitalism is fundamentally about timing, since market competition is about finding opportunities before others. When should you start a company? What company should you start? When should a VC invest? When should you join a company? When should you switch industries?

Why Venture Capital is So Much More Compelling Now

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Please don’t forget to subscribe to my newsletter to make sure you get the deck next week when I publish it! It’s not hard to find people willing to write the narrative that “venture capital is not an asset class” or “venture capital has performed terribly.” ” The most recent was 18 months ago or so called The Kauffman Report.