RightSignature Takes VentureNet Prize


Santa Barbara-based RightSignature , online, software-as-a-service for collecting electronic signatures, took "Best of Show" at VentureNet Wednesday, after a day of presentations by thirteen Southern California startups. Tags: rightsignature venturenet saas prize startup entrepreneur

VentureNet Screening Committee Announced

Technology Council

The VentureNet 2008 Selection/Screening Committee has been announced. Wow, what a prestigous list of Southern California venture capitalists, angel investors, and conference sponsors! We’re fortunate to have such a talented group that will ensure a very exciting software and IT capital conference this year. Jim Andelman, Rincon Venture Partners John Babcock, Rustic Canyon Partners. Uri Blackman, GIDEON Informatics. Jeff Carmody,

VentureNet 2009

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 -- VentureNet 2009. One day. One event. One chance to see the most innovative emerging technology companies in the entire Southern California region strut their stuff. See [link] (more

Jason Calacanis & John Suh at VentureNet 2008

Technology Council

One event, two technology superstars: Jason Calcanis & John Suh will be the featured speakers at this year’s VentureNet in Costa Mesa on September 12th. John Suh, CEO of Legalzoom.com will present &# Successful Launch Strategies for Online Businesses&#. Jason Calacanis, CEO of Mahalo.com will be presenting &# New Challenges and Innovative Solutions for Publishers in a Web 2.0 Economy&#. Following Jason’s presentation he will

Looking For Investors? Be A VentureNet Capital Presenter

Technology Council

Only 12 companies will have the chance to convince the biggest gathering of technology investors to be assembled in Southern California this year that theirs is the company that deserves to be funded. Angels, private equity investors, investment bankers, and, of course, a who’s who of the VC community will be on hand to see

SCribe Newsletter October 2008

Technology Council

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. The October SCribe Newsletter has arrived. Check out the feature articles and the upcoming event schedule. Offshore Outsourcing is Dying…Long Live Hybrid Nearshore. 4 Rules For Email Design In

Venture Conference Highlights SoCal Startups


Southern California's top startups showed up in force Friday at the Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, for the Technology Council of Southern California's annual VentureNet conference.

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Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California


VentureNet – Great annual event by the Technology Council. Great post by John Shiple. He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. In his post, he mentions the following events / event organizers, and you should visit his post for a bit more on each of them.

Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Startup Marketing Ideas - Eric David Greenspan


VentureNet, Perfect Pitch You and I have both been on the board of the technology council. I’ve recently had a chance to reconnect with Eric David Greenspan ( LinkedIn , Twitter ) He’s the CEO of Make It Work a high quality, personal, high touch technology service provider for homes and small businesses. He’s done several startups and is a board member of the Technology Council of Southern California (which is where I met him originally). A great opportunity for more visible networking.

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Thank you to our sponsors and advertisers


VentureNet 2009 (www.venturenet.org) - October 7, Costa Mesa. Once again, we'd like to thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on Southern California's high tech news and companies. They include: Sponsors. Redpoint Ventures (www.redpoint.com). Backing Southern California's next great technology companies. Silicon Valley Bank (www.svb.com). Helping entrepreneurs succeed. Binary Pulse Technology Marketing (www.binarypulse.com).

Visible Networking


Mark mentioned Twiistup and VentureNet , but generally the room felt that it was hit and miss with all events. This past week has had an interesting confluence of events that's led me to conclude that I want to start doing a lot of visible networking among the tech / web crowd here in Los Angeles. I want to take you through a bit of what brought me here, because I think it will help explain what I mean by visible networking.

Interview with DialPlus


The firm was pitching for funding at the Technology Council of Southern California's VentureNet event earlier this month.