5 Key Elements Of A Business-To-Business Dating Site

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People tell me there may be over 8,000 dating sites with scientific matchmaking algorithms worldwide, but I couldn’t find one that focused on scientifically matching companies and people for business-to-business (B2B) relationships. B2B dating sites mergers perfect partner

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Famous Birthdays Launches Portuguese Language Site

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Los Angeles-based Famous Birthdays , which operates a network of sites which provide information about celebrities, social media stars, TV shows, movies, and more, has expanded its service to serve Portuguese speaking countries. According to the company on Friday, its new site is at Famous Birthdays Portugus. The new Portuguese site, in particular, targets the over 130 million social media users in Brazil, according to the company.

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Rocket Lab Sets Up First US Launch Site

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launch site, at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Wallops Island in Virginia. The launch site, which is it second, is in addition to an existing launch complex the company has in New Zealand. rocket rocketlab wallops launch site united states aerospaceHuntington Beach-based Rocket Lab , the satellite rocket launch developer, has set up its first U.S.

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6feet.com Launches Lifestyle Site For the Pandemic

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A new, Los Angeles-based startup, 6feet.com said it has launched this week, aimed at offering up a lifestyle site aimed at the age of COVID-19. Some of the content on the site includes "Labor Day Cocktail REcipes To Salute Our Essential Workers", "11 Highly Effective Ways For CEOs to Skyrocket Work-From-Home-Perromance" and "What Types Of Face Masks Are Best For Coronavirus?"

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BidGarage Launches Classic Car Auction Site

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Los Angeles-based BidGarage.com announced late Tuesday that it has launched a new, online classic car auctino site. According to the company, the new service connects people with low-mileage, high-value vehicles to global buyers, curating vehicles that appear on the marketplace.

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Terrakan Launches Real Estate Research Site

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Los Angeles-based Terrakan said today that it has launched an online platform, aimed at helping homeowners and realtors to generate reports, perform listing research, and network with other people. The company is targeting real estate developers and investors, single family buyers, owners, or "flippers", and others with its service. The company's website says it currently only serves Los Angeles. READ MORE>>. property realestate realtor homeowner research estate real terrakan

eHarmony Launches Site For Spanish Speaking Singles

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Los Angeles-based online matchmaking site eHarmony said Thursday that it is expanding its market, and has launched a brand new site, specifically aimed at Spanish speaking singles. According to eHarmony, its new web site is built to serve both Spanish speaking singles in the U.S., eHarmony said the new Spanish site will be launched into several other countries, including Mexico and Spain, over the course of 2016.

Relativity Space gains new customer in Iridium and new launch site at Vandenberg

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To accomplish those, and other launches like them, the company is also setting up a new launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. “Not only do we have a second launch site, but we have an anchor customer. Ellis noted with satisfaction that the new spot at Vandenberg has a special quality: “It’s the southernmost site, and since we fly south, we don’t overfly any other major launch sites.

Veritone Launches Sports Draft Site, DraftClips.com

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Vertione said its new site--which is powered by its artificial intelligence software--gives fans access to collegiate football clips and highlights of elite players projected to be selected early in this year's professional football draft, which begins on April 23rd. Are you tired of being unable to tune into your favorite sports events?

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GumGum Jumps Into Publishing With New Site

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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. GumGum said it will publish original and curated content, a newsletter, awards and more focused on artificial intelligence and computer vision.

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Google Lets Users Block Sites

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Search engine giant Google , in what might be a preview of a way for users to help filter out low quality web results, said Thursday that it has begun allowing user to block results from sites they do not want to see. Google--which said it is not yet using the data in search results, but will be looking at the data from the program--said the blocked sites will be linked to a user's Google account. Those recent changes have been aimed at sites like Santa Monica-based Mahalo.com.

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Dreaming of Mars, the startup Relativity Space gets its first launch site on Earth

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Like the other launch sites at Cape Canaveral, Launch Complex 16, where Relativity expects to be launching its first rockets by 2020, has a storied history in the U.S. From the site, Relativity will be able to launch its first designed rocket, the Terran 1, which is the only fully 3D-printed rocket in the world. 3D-printing the first rocket on Mars. That’s the goal Tim Ellis and Jordan Noone set for themselves when they founded Los Angeles-based Relativity Space in 2015.

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Famous Birthdays Launches Spanish Site

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Los Angeles-based Famous Birthdays , the online information provider led by Evan Britton, is expanding into the Spanish language market, with a new Spanish site called Famous Birthdays Español. According to Famous Birthdays, the new site will provide its brand, technology, and user experience to the Spanish market. The company says it now has 25 full-time staffers working on its websites, with eight English-to-Spanish translators who are working on the new site.

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NewEgg In Major Mobile Site Refresh, Adds iOS, Android Apps

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City of Industry-based technology retailer NewEgg announced this morning that it has refreshed its mobile site , with a major redesign and new apps for both Android and iOS. redesign retailer ecommerce refresh site mobile neweggAccording to NewEgg, which sells a wide range of electronics products, the mobile refresh is the "most comprehensive" in its history. The major changes include navigation and search functions, comparison shopping features, and streamlined checkout.

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Pasadena's ArtCenter College Of Design, 3D Avatar Site IMVU Team

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The ArtCenter College of Design , based in Pasadena, and social networking and 3D avatar site IMVU announced on Tuesday that the two have launched a new "studio partnership", which will let students in a course design their own, 3D experience in the IMVU world.

Hollar No More, As Five Below Rebrands Site

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Los Angeles-based, low-cost e-commerce products site Hollar is no more, and will be swallowed up by new owner Five Below , six months after the acquisition of Hollar by Five Below. According to an email to current customers of Hollar--known for its "dollar store" style, grab bag of products--Hollar will "soon become Five Below" and continue to offer up its $1 to $5 products, and occasional products of up to $10.

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Invested.in Powers JCrowd, Israeli Crowdfunding Site

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Los Angeles-based Invested.in , the developer of crowdfunding software, has inked a deal to power an Israeli crowdfunding site, JCrowd. The new site allows anyone to create a project and solicit donations from friends and others. has been licensing out its product as a white-label platform to others, in addition to running its own crowdfunding site. investedin social fundraising site crowdfunding israel jcrowd jewish

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Disney Shutters Parenting Blog Site, Babble

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Burbank-based Disney has shut down parent blog site Babble , according to the site, which did not say why it was shutting down. The site had originally been founded in 2006 by Rufus Griscom and Alisa Volkman, covering topics around parenting and raising children. Disney had paid $40M for Babble in 2011, one of a number of parenting sites acquired in the era by Disney Interactive.

Relativity Inks Deal For Canaveral Launch Site

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Los Angeles-based Relativity , a space launch startup which is developing automation technology designed to automate construction of rockets, said on Thursday that it has signed a deal for a launch site at Cape Canaveral. According to Relativity, the company gains own rocket launch facilities at Launch Complex 16 (C-16), based at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Relativity is venture backed by Playground Global, Y Combinator, Social Capital, Phillip Spector, and Mark Cuban.

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Recursor.TV Debuts Science Fiction Video Site

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said on Tuesday that it has launched a brand new site, which is focused on indie, science fiction video. The site--founded by E.J. The site allows users to search for content based on types of science fiction (alien encounters? The company said that it's looking to fill the gap in online content sites focused on science fiction, which has not had dedicated content sites like those for horror, comedy, and animation. Los Angeles-based Recursor.TV

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Study: More Americans Using Online Dating Apps, Sites

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A new study, released today by the Pew Research Center , says that more American adults are using online dating sites or mobile apps than ever before. The study , which did not track exactly what mobile apps and sites users have been flocking to, said that 18- to 24-year olds has increase nearly threefold, with usage by 55- to 64-year-old users doubling since 2013. The study said 15% of adults have used online dating sites or apps; with 9% having used dating apps.

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Spreeify.com Launches Social Shopping Site

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Spreeify.com , a brand new, Los Angeles startup, said last week that it has launched a brand new, social shopping site, centered around free giveaways and shopping deals. According to Spreeify, customers shopping on the site earn entries into free giveaways for all kinds of products, with additional entries for sharing information on promotions and products on things like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. The firm said it has more than $1M of free giveaways available on the site.

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Edmunds Launches New Automotive Video, Reviews Site

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According to Edmunds, the new site is aimed at either those who are just starting to search for a car, or those who prefer browsing "just editorial content" in one place. Edmunds said the new site is an "easy-to-find, central access point" for all of its editorial content, and also will include a weekly video highlighting automotive headlines.

Clicker.com Debuts Big Screen Site

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Los Angeles-based Clicker.com , the online video programming guide firm run by former Ask.com CEO Jim Lanzone, debuted a "big screen" version of its site today at the Google I/O conference. The firm said its new site, Clicker.tv , uses HTML5 to provide a guide which can be navigated with a remote or arrow keys on a big screen television. The firm said the new site is designed to support using the web on 50-inch displays.

Covario Targets Mobile Web Sites

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San Diego-based Covario , a developer of search engine marketing and search engine optimization software, said today that it has launched a new product focused on creating mobile web sites. According to the firm, its new product--Mobile COntent Optimizer--helps advertisers create mobile-friendly web sites. Tags: covario mobile site software

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BUZZMEDIA Adds Six Music Sites

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BUZZMEDIA said that the six sites have a total of over five million fans every month. Tags: buzzmedia music site merger acquisition publishing hollywood Hollywood-based BUZZMEDIA , a venture-backed publisher of online entertainment content, said today that it has added six new web properties. The firm said it has added PureVolume, PopMatters, Gorilla vs. Bear, The Hype Machine, Concrete Loop and RCRD LBL to the list of its web music properties.

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RealPractice Launches Legal Tools Site

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Site 1001 Expands In North Carolina

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According to Site 1001, it has opened up an "innovation office" as its East Coast technology hub, focused on smart building and Internet-of-Things (IoT) development. Site 1001 is led by Southern California technology veteran Cleve Adams. San Clemente, California- and Kansas City, Missouri-based Site1001 , a facilities maintenance and management software, said this week that it has opened up a new office in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Prevoty Gets $700K For Cross Site Scripting Security

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Los Angeles-based Prevoty , a developer of security tools for preventing cross-site scripting (XSS), a security issue for websites, has raised $700,000 in seed funding, the firm disclosed today. prevoty cross site scripting venture capital security software launchpadla launchpad The funding came from Plus Capital, MM Capital, Paige Craig, Eric Hann (Netscape), and other angels. The firm is part of Launchpad LA. READ MORE>>.

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Ground Control Powers New Site, Biden's Briefing

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Los Angeles-based Ground Control , the new digital content startup led by serial entrepreneur Mike Macadaan, is powering a new online site, Biden's Briefing , which features podcasts and other content from former Vice President Joe Biden. Ground Control--which is venture backed by CAA --says that the new site is a collaboration between the company and the Creative Artists Agency.

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CoreLogic Creates New Natural Hazard Risk Site

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CoreLogic explains that the new site comes as a result of increase in natural catastrophes such as the Northern California wildfires. CoreLogic said the site will focus on risks from earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, severe convective storms, wildfires, wind and volcanic activity.

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FundaGeek Launches Crowdfunding Site

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Gutierrez said that the site is patterned after existing crowdfunding sites, but is different due to its primary focus on technical innovation and scientific research. There area number of crowdfunding sites which focus on the arts and creative projects, as well as education. Crowdfunding sites allow project owners to list their project, details, budgets, and post documents, and track, dollar-by-dollar, contributions to those projects.

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PublishThis Powers Cox Media Site

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Los Angeles-based PublishThis , the developer of publishing technology which is headed by Matt Kumin, is powering the content for a new Cox Media site, the firm said today. site, which is focused on politics, news, and lifestyle content for the center-right. PublishThis said it is behind the new Rare.us Financial details of the win were not disclosed. PublishThis develops technology used to curate and distribute content, and help manage publishing of content for web publishers.

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Break Launches Hispanic Site

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Los Angeles-based Break Media , the online video and content firm headed by Keith Richman, said this morning that it is targeting Hispanic males with a new site, TuVez.com. According to Break, the new site will provide content focused on entertainment, gaming, sports, and culture, all in context of Hispanic males. Break said the new site's premier sponsor is Toyota. The firm said the new site comes due to advertiser desire to connect with the Hispanic population in the U.S.

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Rocket Lab Sets Up Orbital Launch Site

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Los Angeles-based Rocket Lab , a venture-backed startup which is developing commercial launch vehicles specifically aimed at delivering small satellites into space, said it has set up an oprbital launch site. The company said it plans to build a launch site Kaitorete Spit in the Canterbury region of New Zealand's South Island, to support future launches of its launch vehicle.

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Local.com Updates Mobile Site

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Irvine-based Local Corporation , the online local business directory publisher, said today that it has launched a new, optimized mobile version of its site. According to the firm, the updated site will allow users to search fro local products and services from a mobile phone, adding click-to-call functionality, a simplified user interface, maps and directions, and more.

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A Look At Useful Sites for Entrepreneurs

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It presents some excellent sites for entrepreneurs and is well worth a look. General Resources Startup entrepreneurs links resources sites Wally Eater, one of our esteemed and longtime Executive Committee members, brought this Wall Street Journal article to my attention. link].

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PriceGrabber Launches Local Deals Site

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Los Angeles-based PriceGrabber , the online comparison shopping site now owned by Experian, said today that it has officially launched a new, daily deal site at deals.pricegrabber.com. PriceGrabber said it is aggregating over 20 group buying sites--including Groupon and LivingSocial--on the site. PriceGrabber's local deal site allows users to browse and find daily deals from over 160 metropolitan areas, the firm said, and is aimed at reducing the "daily deal deluge".

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Biddees Launches Gift Card Auction Site

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Santa Monica-based Biddees , a new startup founded by a number of veterans from Shoes.com, has launched a new web site today focused on decreasing reverse auctions of gift cards. The site allows consumers to buy gifts cards from such companies as Amazon.com, Walmart, and other brand name retailers using a reverse auction, combined with donations to nonprofits. The firm's reverse auction is similar to sites like Swoopo and others. Tags: biddess gift card auction site

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Hunker Launches New Home Design Site

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A new, online home design site, called Hunker , launched today, focused on home design, home tours, product recommendations, personal essays, and helpful information for homeowners and apartment-dwellers. The new site comes from Santa Monica-based Leaf Group --which, until recently, was known as Demand Media--and offers up its own site, plus also reach into Facebook and Instagram.

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Oversee.net Launches New Travel Site

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Los Angeles-based Oversee.net , the operator of a range of domain name and Internet marketing sites, said Monday that it has launched a new, travel planning and hotel booking site, HotelHostess.com. According to Oversee, the new site is aimed at women, to help them find the best travel deals, get vacation ideas, and get other vacation and travel information.

Napkin Adds Spanish To Financial Literacy Site

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Los Angeles-based Napkin , which provides easy-to-understand, financial literacy materials, has rolled out a Spanish language version of is site, the company said on Friday. Napkin offers up one-page, highly graphical explanations of difficult-to-understand financial concepts, helping its users better understand such financial concepts as banking, mortgages, FICO scores, title insurance, refinancing, and much, much more. READ MORE>>.

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Invested.in Launches New Site For Alternative Investment

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said Wednesday that it has launched a new site, INVST , a new network for institutional-quality alternative investment funds. said that it has partnered with Carillon Capital, LLC--run by former E*TRADE Financial executives--on the site. Los Angeles-based crowdfunding technology developer Invested.in Invested.in Carillon Capital is led by Steve Dervenis and Rob Snow. Dervenis was previously CEO of E*TRADE Global Asset Management. Invested.in

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