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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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Los Angeles Hosts the Oscars and the Tech.Co Startup Showcase


Make sure to keep up with all the tech news happening in Los Angeles through our newsletter ! It’s no secret that Los Angeles is home to a bevy of celebrities. Whether it be renowned athletes looking to enjoy some sun in the off-season or movies stars basking in the glory of stardom in between takes, the number of recognizable faces in this southern California city can be too much for some fans to bear. And for those L.A.

StartupRoar Adds Personalized Subscriptions


I also personally like the format of the new newsletter. Aggregage , the platform that powers StartupRoar has added a powerful personalization engine. That means that the site now allows users to sign-up and have their content personalized based on their interests.

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.”

Publisher's Message: Get socalTECH By Email


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>>.

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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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.

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>>.

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

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.

MediaPass Wins New Publisher, RightWisconsin


According to MediaPass, RightWisconsin--which started as a free daily newsletter--will start offering exclusive political news and analysis to subscribers, with the site intending to cover roughly 85 percent of the site's content available only to those subscribers. One of the hottest area for online publishers, has been the move back towards paid subscription paywalls for content.

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.

Some Perspective on Twitter vs. Meerkat

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But it is just the top end of my user funnel and I need to convince audiences who visit my blog to sign up for my newsletter to have a “direct” relationship with them. In fact, you can sign up right below for my newsletter if you haven’t – just click the link please! love Twitter. I’m loving Meerkat so far. It’s brand new but the enthusiasm we’ve seen for such an early product is truly awesome.

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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:

Spam’s Cousin | Graymail and How Hotmail Is Conquering It

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With our tight grip loosened we started signing up to get the latest deal, the all-access newsletter, and every social update we could get making sure we stayed one step away from stalker status. Newsletters can now be found placed in the “Newsletters” tab.

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

Why I’ve Shifted More Attention to Facebook

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and want to subscribe to my newsletter you can click here. For me, the most sustainable are newsletter subscribers because I can deliver it right to your email box. I’ve been spending a lot more time on Facebook as a blogger than I ever did. So I thought it was worth explaining why. And I’m going to cross post this entire post on Facebook as an experiment rather than just posting a link on FB and trying to drive people to my blog.

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LA Dangles Stuffed Bear For Social Media Love


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.

Quarterly and Science Inc.: Making Sense of Influencer Marketing and Ecommerce


They are the influencers where people are obviously reading every blog post, every newsletter and every Twitter entry, and looking to that influencer for advice and recommendations on how to live their life.

Here is The Best Data You’ll Find on the LA Tech Market

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I would be super grateful if you would visit the site and sign up for a newsletter if you felt so inclined. As an active investor in the Los Angeles technology market we’re always seeking to better understand the data and trends of why our market has grown so rapidly since 2009. We look for pockets of excellence where we may have skills that aren’t native in other markets or where our home town may have some unique skills or talents.

Dauntless Takes Flight with New Business Model for Starting Biotechs


In an interview last July with the industry e-mail newsletter BioWorld , Powell said that Sofinnova had provided enough funding to take DP1038 through proof-of-concept studies in endocrine cancer, using the 505(b)(2) pathway to FDA approval.

Do Less. More.

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There’s too much PR and too many tech blogs and too many newsletters and aggregators and Twitter summarizers to even try to catch everything that’s going on and equally there’s so much noise that it becomes harder to be heard. We are experiencing a frenetic time. I rarely talk to any startup entrepreneur or VC who doesn’t feel it and somehow long for simpler times despite the benefits we all enjoy from increased enthusiasm for our sector.

10 Reasons To Start A Company In An Economic Downturn


According to financial columnist Daniel Solin, “One large study looked at more than 15,000 predictions by 237 market timing newsletters over a 12-year period. of the newsletters went bust.”.

Zite | Your Personalized Magazine

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It started as basic as signing up for a newsletter from your favorite site to customizing a profile to display particular topics. One thing Internet technologies have brought us over time is the increasing ability to create customizable or personalized content for ourselves.

10 Apps & Tools for Maximizing Personal Efficiency

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Check @SaneLater twice a day, @SaneBulk whenever you feel like reading newsletters, promotions, etc. Sanebox (Email Organization) : Service that uses algorithms to organize your email into what’s important and what’s not.

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Top Ten infoChachkie Entries Of 2011


times and my email newsletter subscribers more than doubled. If you have not already signed up to my email newsletter, you can do so HERE. I began publishing my blog in 2008. For the first couple years, I wrote under the pseudonym Uncle Saul. I was hesitant to use my own name, as I did not want my blog to be perceived as a self-promotional vanity project. By early 2010, I found my stylistic voice and identified my audience of emerging entrepreneurs and thus dropped my penname.

V.360 | A Camera that Views What’s Around You

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VSN Mobil is releasing the V.360 in October 2014 and offers a discount code to those signed up for their newsletter. GoPro brought the world a simple unique first person point of view videos to YouTube and other online video sites.

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TechZulu Heads to CES 2012! And Your Chance to Win A Kindle Fire!

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For triple points signup to our TechZulu Newsletter to keep up with all the awesome that is TechZulu! TechZulu is heading out to CES and we have tons of products/gadgets/games/companies to review and interview. We want to hear from you as well and get what you are really interested in.

ThisNext Powers Facebook App For Neiman Marcus


ThisNext said it will also be distributing weekly newsletter to app users, providing "shoe shopping inspiration" from the company's editors and Neiman Marcus staff. Los Angeles-based ThisNext and retailer Neiman Marcus said this week that ThisNext is powering a new Facebook app, ShoeDish. The new app allows women to share shoes with others, and will also feature a catalog of shoes from Neiman Marcus throughout the application. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

Libya Domain Startups Face Uncertain Renewal


domain name --, an online newsletter service started by The domain name, used by such services as Los Angeles-based Twitter ad service , URL shortening service , and a slew of other Web services, appear to be under threat from the war in Libya. Although names to the domains are still resolving, it appears that for domain name owners looking to renew or extend their registrations addresses, they may be unable to do so. At least

How This Entrepreneur Raised $28,000 Using Airbnb to Fund Her Startup

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Daily Candy was one of the earliest successes in the newsletter business, which ultimately sold to Comcast for a reported $125 million. Tracy DiNunzio isn’t your typical Silicon Valley startup founder. She’s a painter and a self-proclaimed Bohemian.

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