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Spotlight: LA Tech SuperDemo Announced! | Mike Jones Former Myspace CEO

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We want to provide our audience with not only amazing presenting startups/newly released products (submissions still open Apply Here ) but also outstanding people that can help you grow as an entrepreneur and lead a successful business. Most recently Mike Jones served as the CEO of Myspace. In this role, Mike oversaw global business strategy and operations for Myspace, Myspace Music, and Myspace Mobile, which included board and strategic roles with Myspace China and Myspace Japan.

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Gravity Gets $10.6M More For Real Time Personalization

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Santa Monica startup, Gravity --headed by former MySpace COO Amit Kapur--announced this morning that it has raised $10.6M gravity myspace personalization venture capital

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Science, Headed by Mike Jones, To Launch Digital Startups

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a new, Santa Monica based company headed by former Myspace CEO Mike Jones , announced this morning that it has scored capital and funding, and is building a "technology studio" to develop new businesses, provide them with advice, and provide them with funding. science mike jones michael myspace digital startups accelerator> Science, Inc. ,

Wittlebee Launches, Headed by Sean Pervical, Backed by Science

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Sean Percival, best known for founding Los Angeles tech blog lalawag, in addition to his work as an executive at MySpace, has booted up a new effort--Santa Monica-based Wittlebee , a new, online subscription service for baby supplies. the digital business incubator/studio headed by former MySpace CEO Mike Jones. Wittlebee offers up subscription packages that delivers basics like onesies, t-shirts, socks, leggings and other products to parents, starting at $39.99

TechZulu Presents 2012 Startup Forecast | Featuring Science, Tech Coast Angels, Amplify, StartEngine, upStart.LA

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24 7pm at Coloft in Santa Monica. Former CEO of Myspace. Most recently Mike Jones served as the CEO of Myspace. TechZulu is excited to invite you to the 2012 Startup and Entrepreneurial Forecast taking place on Tuesday Jan.

Is it Time for You to Earn or to Learn?

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If you’re thinking about joining as the director of marketing, product management manager, senior architect, international business development lead, etc. But given that a home in Palo Alto or Santa Monica will set you back $2 million it’s hardly riding off into the sunset.

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Interview Dan Dato and Bruce Brown, Upstart.LA

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I moved to the Santa Monica office of Microsoft Consulting Service. We're seeing a lot of second generation entrepreneurs coming in--the people at MySpace, the Josh Bermans going off to do things with Fox, but now is at BeachMint.

Interview with Michael Schneider, Mobile Roadie

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Actually, no thanks to Santa Monica-based Mobile Roadie. Michael Schneider: I was running a design agency, Fluid Design, in Santa Monica, which I started in high school. and MySpace, Ashton Kutcher, Guy O'Seary, who is Madonna's manger, and Rodger Berman.

First Ever Biz2Beach Presented by CallFire Hits The Ground Running!

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Video chat by Stickam.com Last Friday, about 80 business leaders assembled at the Huntley Hotel in Santa Monica, CA, for CallFire’s first ever “un-conference&# called Biz2Beach. Having previously worked at notable companies including Myspace, PayPal, Yahoo!,

Spotlight: LA Tech | One Year, Recap, and Thank You!

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Of course, the evening wouldn’t have been complete without our fireside chat with Mike Jones , serial entrepreneur and former CEO of MySpace. Many thanks to everyone who participated in last night’s Spotlight: LA Tech at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.

Spotlight: LA Tech | One Year, Recap, and Thank You!

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Of course, the evening wouldn’t have been complete without our fireside chat with Mike Jones , serial entrepreneur and former CEO of MySpace. Many thanks to everyone who participated in last night’s Spotlight: LA Tech at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.

Ten Tech Entrepreneurs Who Are Putting LA on the Map

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Products. A SoCal native and graduate of both UCLA and USC, Richard Rosenblatt led the growth of MySpace from an unknown to a household name. Google quickly bought AdSense in 2003 and Elbaz’s AS team became Google Santa Monica. Follow PandoDaily: Search. Main menu.

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Can You Really Build a Great Tech Firm Outside Silicon Valley?

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I live in the city of Santa Monica. While nobody has yet “cracked the code&# on production quality video over the Internet (YouTube won UGC video), there is a lot of innovation happening in LA from places like Eqal, Deca.TV, ThisWeekIn, Machinima & Maker Studios.

BeachMint Announces BeautyMint With Jessica Simpson

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Santa Monica-based BeachMint , the celebrity and social e-commerce company run by Josh Berman and Diego Berdakin, said last night that it has launched the next in its line of celebrity-focused businesses, BeautyMint. The company said BeautyMint will provide a personalized, monthly skincare system with products developed by Nerida, using "anti-aging technology" and natural ingredients. All of those sites feature monthly, personalized shopping and product subscriptions.

REACH | Disruptive Technologies Impacting the Future of Gaming [Live]

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Tonight starting at 7:00pm PST we will be streaming and bringing you all the action live from Cross Campus in Santa Monica. Event Details: Where : Cross Campus 820 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Demand Media Invests In CoveritLive

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the social media firm headed by former MySpace Chairman Richard Rosenblatt, said this morning that it has made a minority investment in Toronto-based CoveritLive. CoveritLive develops live blogging tools and related products for creating live, online events.

Tsavo Loses Macadaan

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Santa Monica-based Tsavo , the online media company which owns Manolith, Twirlit, Kidglue, and Nibbledish, has lost its Vice President of Product and Design, Mike Macadaan. Macadaan's departure closely follows the departure of Tsavo founder and CEO Michael Jones, who recently became COO of MySpace. Macadaan is well known in the Los Angeles technology community for creating and running Twiistup, the popular Los Angeles technology networking and startup showcase event.

Rustic Canyon Speaks out on GaiKai Exit, Changing Nature of VC, LA Tech & More

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Nate followed through on his views by investing in LA accelerator Science , run by the venerable Mike Jones , who is a former founder (UserPlane, sold to AOL), tech exec (at AOL and later at MySpace) and one of LA’s most prolific (and well liked) angels.

Interview with Aaron Hirschhorn, DogVacay.com

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the business incubator and studio headed by former MySpace CEO Mike Jones. Aaron Hirschhorn: Currently, our investors are Science, based in Santa Monica, and also Ted Rheingold, who was the founder and CEO of Dogster.com. Do you have a pet dog, and do you travel a lot?

Startups Uncensored #5 - “Raising Money from Angel Investors”

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Our “real life&# Angel Investor guests for this month’s event include Brett Brewer , co-founder of Intermix/MySpace, Matt Coffin , founder of LowerMyBills, and Rick Smith, Managing Director of Crosscut Ventures (a los angeles based angel fund). Santa Monica, CA 90401.

GumGum Confirms Investment Round

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Santa Monica-based GumGum , the online startup headed by Ophir Tanz which licenses photos on a CPM basis to online publishers, confirmed it had raised $2.6M Other board members at the firm are Michael Jones, COO of MySpace; Howard Morgan of First Round Capital; and Brian Garrett of Crosscut Ventures. in a venture round Wednesday, telling socalTECH that the Series A-1 round was led by GRP Partners , with participation by First Round Capital.

Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

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LA was a leader in lead generation (LowerMyBills), comparison shopping (PriceGrabber, Shopzilla), social networking (MySpace … I know, I know – Facebook won – but it was still a big business). DemandMedia has already scaled a tech team to a considerable size in Santa Monica.

Twiistup 6 Highlights

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LA not only produced the obvious – MySpace – but also created the whole category of sponsored search (Overture), AdSense (Applied Semantics), Local Search (City Search), comparison shopping (PriceGrabber, Shopzilla) and lead generation (LowerMyBills). ExpenseBay Wins Showoff.

This Week in VC with Om Malik & Paul Jozefak

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An investment doesn’t guarantee your product will suddenly be on the investor’s price sheet. Founded in April/May 2010 by Diego Berdakin (Ex-Slingshot Labs) and Josh Berman (Ex-Slingshot Labs, MySpace Co-founder) in Santa Monica, CA.

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Interview with Alec Shankman, Gotcast

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Alec Shankman is CEO of Santa Monica-based Gotcast (www.gotcast.com), an online site focused on casting of actors for television shows, movies, and other productions.

Interview with Aaron Hirschorn, DogVacay.com

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the business incubator and studio headed by former MySpace CEO Mike Jones. Aaron Hirschorn: Currently, our investors are Science, based in Santa Monica, and also Ted Rheingold, who was the founder and CEO of Dogster.com. Do you have a pet dog, and do you travel a lot?

Launchpad LA – 10 Startup Companies to Watch

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Commission Junction, MySpace, TicketMaster and many more. We’ll be conducting a series of educational programes covering: fund raising, team building, product development, sales, marketing, business development and how to prioritize your time as a CEO.

Interview with Rob Farrow, Chi.mp

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Identity is a big, broad term, with multiple meanings to different people, but what we tried to do is take a look at what the core of identity is online, and create a product that can capture that in a positive way, and allow you to take ownership of your identity in a positive way. With so many social networks, and dominant sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and MySpace, how do you fit in, and why is there need for another social networking tool?

Is it a Good Idea to Have Ads in Tweets?

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So we ended up with “real-time streams&# in Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Blip.FM, etc. If anybody is to show ads you then need to decide: banner ads (how’d that go for MySpace?), Just ask MySpace. All of them are really sharp on product and market.

Guide to the LA Startup Community

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MySpace is one of the world’s largest social networks, with about 125 million users. In July 2005 News Corporation bought MySpace parent company eUniverse for $580 M, of which approximately $327 M was the valuation of MySpace.

Interview Ian Rogers, TopSpin Media

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Ian Rogers is the CEO of Topspin Media (www.topspinmedia.com), a venture backed, Santa Monica-based startup developing web applications for the music industry. Ian Rogers: The company was founded by Peter Gotcher, who founded DigiDesign in the 1980's, which really changed the face and revolutionized digital production. What we're trying to do with Topspin, is to do for digital marketing what Pro Tools did for digital production. That's really the first product.