Press release partnerships: Worth the effort?


And we rightly celebrate each such pairing, often with a mutual press release. Call it a “press release partnership.” Without a plan, these partnerships usually end up merely as press release partnerships, fading into the sunset shortly after announcement.

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As An Entrepreneur, Are You Ready To Meet The Press?

Startup Professionals Musings

Not so long ago, training to meet the press and television reporters was a realm reserved for top business executives only. entrepreneur media training meet the press

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Associated Press Goes Hi-Fi

L.A. Business Journal

Associated Press has found a way to add listeners: partner with Super Hi-Fi to embed news stories between streamed songs

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What is it Like to Wake Up and Have the Press Ready to Torpedo Your Business?

Both Sides of the Table

In case you missed it, the press yesterday ran several stories questioning the viability of a wireless charging company I invested in… Continue reading on Both Sides of the Table

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Graphiq Teams With Associated Press On Data Visualization, Interactive Tools


Santa Barbara-based Graphiq , the startup led by former DoubleClick founder Kevin O'Connor, said Thursday that it has inked an agreement with the Associated Press , to increase the amount and variety of interactive content that the AP provides to news subscribers. graphic associated press interactive content news subscriber

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Every Startup Needs To Be Ready To Meet The Press

Startup Professionals Musings

Not so long ago, training to meet the press and television reporters was a realm reserved for top business executives only. Brad Phillips entrepreneur media training meet the press startup

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Associated Press Collaborates With Super Hi-Fi to Produce Streaming Newscasts

L.A. Business Journal

Fans of the Associated Press’ daily global news headlines will soon have a new way to keep up with them, thanks to a partnership with Westwood-based audio artificial intelligence firm Super Hi-Fi announced Sept.

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Alleged Bitcoin Inventor Chased By Press Through San Gabriel Valley


Startup San Diego Announces New Executive Director – Press Release

Startup San Diego

The post Startup San Diego Announces New Executive Director – Press Release appeared first on Startup San Diego. SAN DIEGO — Aug 16, 2018 — Startup San Diego, is a nonprofit organization which fosters collaboration amongst entrepreneurs, mentors, and investors to accelerate and grow the greater San Diego startup community. After 6 years of consistent growth. with the help of passionate volunteers, the organization is thrilled to announce it has hit an important […].

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Precision Medicine In Trump Era? California Presses Own Modest Program


Among the many questions swirling around the incoming Trump administration is the fate of ambitious biomedical science projects that require federal funding.

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Writing Your Press Releases

SoCal Tech Calendar

Friday, November 14, 2008 -- "Writing Your Press Releases" SDSIC. If you're writing your press releases like it was still 1994, you're not maximizing the value of this tool in this Internet-centric age. Discover how to write for the 3 audiences that delivered-by-Internet releases can reach: media, search engines, and direct-to-public. Dana Todd, Chief Marketing Officer of Newsforce Inc., will educate us on the new things happening in online media relations and PR. See [link] (more

Inhibrix Pulls In $40M to Press Ahead With Cancer Drug Clinical Trials


Inhibrx, developer of protein drugs targeting cancer and other diseases, has raised $40 million from the hedge fund Viking Global Investors as the biotech steers several programs through early-stage clinical trials.

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Irvine-based , which runs a local business search site and network, reported this morning that it was the victim of a bogus press release last night, claiming that the firm had been acquired by Microsoft. According to, "The company has not been acquired, nor is it in discussions with Microsoft about a potential acquisition." The false release came from site and showed up on Google News. is publicly traded.

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As Hedge Fund Presses Takeover Bid, Mitek CFO Rescinds Resignation


Elliott Management, a New York-based activist hedge fund, has had San Diego-based Mitek Systems in its crosshairs for months. In October, Elliott subsidiary ASG Technologies Group publicly “ reaffirmed ” an offer to buy Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK ) at $10 per share—an unsolicited proposal that it said Mitek had previously rebuffed, claiming it undervalued the company.

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Hot Off The Press - August SCribe Newsletter

Technology Council

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

E3 2014 Press Conference Overview & Our Grade For Each

Tech Zulu Event

Thankfully gamers and the media were able to experience what would be coming in the next couple days at E3 and beyond from Microsoft, Ubisoft, EA Games, and Sony’s press conferences. Here’s a quick look and grades of each of the press conferences. Microsoft E3 Press Conference.

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With $20M, UCSD Spinout Jecure To Press New Attack On NASH


Liver disease is challenging for doctors because it can develop without symptoms, making diagnosis difficult without removing cells for examination.


Rubicon Project Press Conference - November 1, 2010

Frank Addante

News: - the Rubicon Project Acquires Fox Audience Network for Technology and Team - Closes $18M Growth Financing - Company Reaches Profitability; Ahead of Plan With $100M Revenue - John Carnahan Joins Company as Chief Technology Officer Press Release: [link

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AeA GREEN the press.

AeA Los Angeles Council

“Under Holly’s trusted and experienced leadership, AeA will be even better positioned to engage this legislation at every turn, and add to our lobbying capabilities around the world.” ( Click here to see the official press release and more details on Holly Evans ) As for the AeA Los Angeles Council (which I chair), we are doing our part to educate members of the high tech community on green initiatives.

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Snack-delivery startup garners $12 million in Series B funding

StartUp Beat

According to a SnackNation press release, almost all adults snack at least once a day and 50 percent will snack two or three times each day. Features News Press Releases

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The One Question to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

Jason Nazar

PressAt this point in his career, serial entrepreneur Jason Nazar has developed a one-word litmus test for aspiring entrepreneurs: “Why?”. Read at Fortune.

Facebook Bars 800 Fake Accounts and Pages For Using Tactics Like Russia’s


In another wave of account shutdowns, Facebook announced Thursday that it disabled more than 800 pages and accounts to prevent groups that disguised their identities from flooding its network with inauthentic content—some of it hyper-partisan political messages.

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Crushing it with @espreedevora in the @TechZulu Press room #sbf [Flickr]

Tech Zulu Event

techzulu posted a photo: via Instagram p/R0wyKPuLLr/. techzulu

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Comparably Compares Your Salary with Other People In Your Field, Anonymously

Jason Nazar

PressThe first step to making sure you’re being paid fairly is knowing how much your peers make, and while many sites provide some information on the topic, Comparably does so anonymously and privately. Read at Lifehacker.

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Comparably will tell you whether you’re not making enough at your current job

Jason Nazar

PressToday, Comparably has launched to help both businesses and employees recognize fair market value for both technical and non-technical roles in the industry. Read at The Next Web.

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Docstoc cofounder’s next startup uses crowd info to show how much you should be paid

Jason Nazar

PressDocstoc cofounder Jason Nazar is back with a new startup called Comparably , which provides transparency about wages and insights into company culture. Read at Venture Beat.

This Company Raised $6.5 Million to Help You Find Out If You’re Underpaid

Jason Nazar

PressHow much money do you make? Is your salary significantly lower than the industry average? Where does your compensation rank you in your company? Uncomfortable yet? That’s the point. Nazar, 37, says compensation is one of the most taboo topics of conversations in society. Read at Fortune.

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Comparably launches Glassdoor competitor for salary data

Jason Nazar

PressMost people want to know if they’re being paid fairly or if they should be commanding higher pay, but don’t know how to find out. Nazar’s new company, Comparably, is launching Thursday to bring transparency to not only pay, but also culture in the workplace. Read at TechCrunch.

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14 of the biggest misconceptions 20-somethings have about success

Jason Nazar

PressComparably CEO Jason Nazar writes that the only way for people in their 20s to get ahead at work is by taking initiative and doing things that need to get done, even if those tasks haven’t been explicitly assigned to them. Read at Business Insider.

This new startup makes it easy to find out if you are getting paid more or less than your peers

Jason Nazar

PressMost people want to know if they’re being paid fairly or if they should be commanding higher pay, but don’t know how to find out. Nazar’s new company, Comparably, is launching Thursday to bring transparency to not only pay, but also culture in the workplace. Read at Business Insider.

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15 interesting startups to watch in 2016

Jason Nazar

PressWhat will be the next big thing that everyone talks about? I’ve been asking around and looking at companies, trends, and what else is going on to put together the following list of startups worth watching in 2016. Read at Venture Beat.

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Ebyline Raises $5.0M


ebyline venture capital publishing press newspaper freelancer software journalistSherman Oaks-based Ebyline , a startup developing an online marketplace to connect professional journalists with online publishers, has raised $5.0M in a new equity funding round, according to a regulatory filing from the firm today. According to the filing, a single investor participated in the funding. Details on the funding have not yet been announced by the company.

Jason Nazar Raises $5.2 Million for Stealth Startup

Jason Nazar

PressJason Nazar has closed a $5.2 million seed round for a new startup named Crew32, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The news comes just one day after his first company, Docstoc, was shuttered by Intuit Inc., the company that bought it two years ago. Read at Los Angeles Business Journal.

OC Technology Influencer Mixer & Summit 2011

Tech Coast Venture Network

Press Release TCVN News April 25, 2011, Irvine, Calif — Tech Coast Venture Network ( is hosting the OC Technology Influencer Mixer & Summit 2011, an historic two-day event with partners CompTIA, the world’s largest technology association, the Technology Leadership Political Action Committee and Ingram Micro. Events will commence Monday, May 16th, with an exciting evening networking mixer open to the public at the Atrium Hotel in Irvine, CA.

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Asian Goods E-Tailer Yamibuy Raises $10 Million

L.A. Business Journal

Asian goods e-tailer Yamibuy has raised a $10 million Series A round led by GGV Capital of Beijing, according to a Monday press release

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