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Report: Fidelity Writes Down Investment in Snapchat

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snapchat fidelity writedown investment write down finance messaging instant disappearing unicornA report Tuesday in the Financial Times said that investment giant Fidelity has written its investment in Los Angeles-based Snapchat by 25 percent, citing data from a Morningstar report. Snapchat--arguably, the most visible "unicorn" startup in Southern California--had been valued at $15 billion in its last fundraising round.

Why Every Entrepreneur Must Write

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Monday, April 18, 2011 -- Why Every Entrepreneur Must Write; Attract Customers, Generate Leads and Increase the Bottom Line. Join Barbara as her special guest Dr. Flora Brown - author, speaker and entrepreneur - shares her secrets on the importance of expanding your business world and life through writing. Tech Coast Angels. Dr. Flora Brown believes that every entrepreneur has a story or a process to share.

Writing Your Press Releases

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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.

Eric Kuhn: 'I'm Developing An App' Is The New 'I'm Writing A Script'

The Huffington Post

Technology accelerators and incubators have sprung up around L.A., making it easier for a new entrepreneurs and seasoned Hollywood executives alike to quit their jobs and pursue the startup dream. Read more: Los Angeles Startups , La Tech Incubators , La Startups , Los Angeles Tech , Venture Capitalists , Tech Accelerators , Tech Incubators , Venture Capital , Slideexpand , Silicon Valley , Los Angeles News

The #1 Question to Ask Before Starting Any Case Study

InfoChachkie

Share: Case studies in the sales process Case study writing customer case studies Customer success stories Writing Customer StoriesA customer story can't just be interesting or results-oriented. It also needs to sell. Even more critically, it needs to influence the intended audience.

Read Write Web Video Interview with Kurt Daradics: CitySourced Brings Real-Time Tech to Enterprise & Government

Daradiction

My good friend and Roadtwip compani0n Jolie O’Dell took some time to interview me at the Read Write Web Real Time Summit a few weeks ago in Mountain View. It’s a good overview of what we’re doing with CitySourced. -. CitySourced Brings Real-Time Tech to Enterprise & Government. The real-time web isn’t just for social apps. Its power to increase efficiency, accelerate response, and spot trends makes it ideal for organizational use, too.

'I'm Developing An App' Is The New 'I'm Writing A Script'

The Huffington Post

Technology accelerators and incubators have sprung up around L.A., making it easier for a new entrepreneurs and seasoned Hollywood executives alike to quit their jobs and pursue the startup dream

Why Bots Aren’t the Real AI Disruption: The Quiet Rise of Headless AI

Xconomy

Editor’s note: This piece was originally posted on Textio’s company blog. Hey Siri, how’s the weather today?” “OK OK Google, remind me to pay the power bill.” Alexa, tell me a joke!” Bots are eating the world.

Final Draft Acquired By Cast & Crew Entertainment

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writing script hollywood break bigbreak silverlake castcrew acquisition merger software screenwriter screenwriting draft finalCalabasas-based software developer Final Draft , which develops screenwriting software, has been acquired by Burbank-based Cast & Crew Entertainment Services. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Cast & Crew said the buy will help expand its suite of technology solutions.

How to Quickly Build a Customer Base With Lead Generation Tools

Tech.Co

It integrates with OptinMonster, allows you to craft beautiful emails, and more importantly, enables you to create automated workflows without writing a single line of code. With content management systems like WordPress , getting a site up and running is no big deal.

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Scripted.com, Backed By LA Investors, Finds $9M More

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scripted scripped writing marketplace content writers venture capital funding ucla Scripted.com , which operates an online marketplace for professionally written content--which was originally backed by LA investors--has raised $9M more in a funding. The company--led by UCLA Anderson grad Sunil Rajaraman--had originally raised funding from such local LA investors as Jody Mulkey (Shopzilla), Paige Craig, Keith Richman, and actor/director/writer Edward Burns.

Paige Craig Ventures Into Scripted

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scripted paige craig venture capital freelance writing content marketplace Los Angeles-based angel investor Paige Craig is one of the investors in Scripted.com , the online marketplace for freelance writers headed by Sunil Rajaraman.

Border Stylo Lands $3.5M

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Los Angeles-based Border Stylo , the developer of Write On Glass , software which allows you to share comments on any web page, chat with friends, and others all through Firefox and Chrome browsers, has scored $3.5M chrome mozilla firefox extension browser software capital venture writeonglass glass write stylo border

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Local Angels Back Scripted.com

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scripted venture capital funding writer blog writing marketplace scrippedA number of Southern California angel investors, including Jody Mulkey , the CIO of Shopzilla, have backed Scripted.com , a new online marketplace for freelance writers. According to Scripted.com, it raised $700,000 in a seed financing round, which was led by Crosslink Capital, and also included Liveops founder Douglas Feirstein, Jody Mulkey, as well as other angels, including other Los Angeles area investors.

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Ebyline Launches New Service For Publishers

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ebyline news freelance author publisher content writingLos Angeles-based Ebyline , the online marketplace which connects publishers with freelance journalists, has rolled out a new offering today, which it says can help publishers produce their own, custom news feeds. The service, called Ebyline News Desk, allows publishers to create their own, custom feeds of original content. Pricing on the new product was not disclosed.

Demand Media Launches Long Form Article Effort

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The firm said it is looking to engage feature writers to write long articles--"north of 850 words"--for its sites. Demand Media said it is looking specifically for feature writers who have 5 to 10 years of experience, writing or reporting for a major daily newspaper or as a regular contributor to a major magazine. freelance writer journalism writing livestrong ehow content publisher publishing editorial media demand

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Mahalo: Our Writers Making Over $20,000 A Year

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Jason Calacanis, the high profile founder of Santa Monica-based search engine Mahalo , claims that it now has a number of writers who are making over $20,000 a year writing freelance articles for the site. According to Calacanis, the firm is now paying $5 - $10 to writers to write articles for the site, and then splitting revenues from Google AdSense with those writers. Tags: mahalo calacanis jason search engine online writers freelance writing google adsense

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eByline Gets $1.5M

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Tags: ebyline startup marketplace freelance publishing writing writers freelancer venture capital scripps newspaper

Innovation and Geography

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Innovation and Geography I ran across a post in Read/Write Web - Does Location Matter in Web Innovation? that talked about a recent NY Times article When It Comes to Innovation, Geography Is Destiny. Reading the articles and the comments is probably worth it, but I personally think that the NY Times is overstating the advantage of being in Silicon Valley with a couple of exceptions.

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Snapchat will make Los Angeles a stronger tech hub

TechCrunch LA

If you were to write a history of Silicon Valley, you could do it by looking at a series of major diaspora.

Tongal | Create Together & Earn Cash

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The best part about Tongal is anyone who wants to write, act, direct, and/or animate videos can join for free. Advertising Entertainment Marketing advertisement create creating producing Tongal Tongal.com Video writingCreative thoughts are constantly processed in everyone’s mind.

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The Lunch Awards | The Nominees Are In! Cast Your Vote!

Tech Zulu Event

Arts & Entertainment Blogging Events Review Social Media Social News Awards Lunch Awards Lunch.com Read Write Wed Reviews RWWThe Lunch Awards are just around the corner and its now time for you to select the winners of this year Golden Thumb Award. For those not familiar with Lunch.com they are a social media website where people can share relevant knowledge and opinions, and create free communities on any topic. Visit TechZulu for full story.

Interview with Sunil Rajaraman, Scripped

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to the business of script writing, and is looking to combine a free online tool for writing scripts with matching those scripts with content producers. Zak had an idea for a screen writing magazine, and was trying to make it as a screenwriter, and found out there was a lack of good resources for people trying to scrap and get to the top. Are you targeting Hollywood and existing script writing software?

Web Designers vs. Web Developers

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I need to come back to this issue and write more in the future – spectrum of what designers vs. developers cover

Western Digital Rolls Out First Branded Solid State Drives

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The WD Blue offers capacities of 250GB, 500GB, and 1TB, and are performance driven, with 545MB/s and 525MB/s sequential read and write speeds. The WD Green SSD is available in 120GB and 240GB, and offer up sequential read and write times of up to 540MB/s and 405MB/s, and also are "ultra-low power draw" drives, which WD says will be targeted for "everyday use".

Orange County VC and Angel Investor Conference

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At our next event, the panel of investors will focus on Early-Stage Venture Investing: How to meet investors, pitch them, and what it really takes to get them to write you a check! Thursday, September 28, 2017 -- Orange County VC and Angel Investor Conference. FundingPost. Interested in meeting and pitching to early-stage Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists in Orange County? Register for the FundingPost event on Thursday, September 28th, 2017.

Agile/XPSoCal

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A User Story Writing Workshop In this completely hands-on workshop, we'll work through writing a set of user stories for an example project. We'll start with some simple stories and build up to story writing for larger and more complex situations. Wednesday, March 18, 2009 -- Agile/XPSoCal. See [link] (more

Western Digital Rolls Out 14TB Enterprise Hard Drive

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Western Digital said the HGST Ultrastar Hs14 features shingled magnetic recording (SMR) technology, offers up 40 percent more capacity, and more than twice the sequential write performance of the drive's predecessor. Irvine-based Western Digital has rolled out another, gigantic hard drive, saying today that it has launched a new, 14TB enterprise class hard drive.

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Lunch With Mark Suster - Witnessing A Sense Of Purpose

InfoChachkie

I am writing this entry at 4:00 AM. I had lunch earlier yesterday with Mark Suster, General Partner at GRP Partners, blogger extraordinaire and overall cool dude. Mark’s kindness and insights moved me to roll out of bed, fire up. Entrepreneur Launching Venture The Fringe

Kingston Digital Rolls Out Ultra High Speed microSD For 4K Video

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According to Kingston Digital, its newest product provides UHS-I Speed Class 3, 90MB/sec read, and 80M/sec write, which is specifically aimed at enabling the capture of 4K2K video. The new memory cards are significantly faster than the SD Association''s minimum performance requirements for Speed Class 3 cards, which is 30MB/s read/write.

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Origin Code Academy Rolls Out Free Programming Intro Course Online

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San Diego-based "code school" Origin Code Academy said this morning that it has rolled out a new, online-only, free course on programming and the basics of writing code. According to the boot camp operator, the free course is aimed at anyone interested in preparing to attend its program, or anyone interested in the basics of coding--to determine if coding is something for them or not.

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14 of the biggest misconceptions 20-somethings have about success

Jason Nazar

Comparably 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. Press