Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Ventura Ventures Technology Center (V2TC) - Business Incubator
The Ventura Ventures Technology Center (V2TC) is a high-tech business incubator located in downtown Ventura, CA. V2TC offers a creative environment where high-tech start-ups and entrepreneurs can network, brainstorm, and grow their business. Work-spaces are affordable, flexible and scalable in order to allow companies the ability to manage their growth effectively and efficiently.

Learn more at http://www.v2tc.com

Docstoc Hits 80,000 Paying Subscribers, 20M Members
Santa Monica-based Docstoc, the online small business documents sharing and download site headed by Jason Nazar, said Tuesday that it has now hit more than 80,000 paying subscribers to the service, and over 20 million members. In an update to supporters, Nazar said that it now has over 80,000 people who have become paid users to its Docstoc Premium subscription service, which gives those users access to premium business documents via a monthly subscription, starting at $9.95 per month. Docstoc (More info...)

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Parchment Finds $6M
Parchment, the startup which operates Docufide, a service to help transfer high school transcripts to colleges and universities, said Monday that it has raised $6M in funding. Parchment--which started in Los Angeles, and continues to have offices here--said the funding was led by Salmon River Capital, and also included Novak Biddle Partners and Blackboard CEO and President Michael Chasen. Parchment was formerly known as Docufide, but recently changed its name and relocated its corporate headquar (More info...)

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Nimble Updates Contact Management Software
Santa Monica-based Nimble, the developer of a software-as-a-service, contact management service which is headed by former Goldmine founder Jon Ferrara, said this morning that it has debuted a new version of its service. The firm said that Nimble 2.0 focuses on social discovery, improved usability, and better privacy and marketing integration. Among other features, the firm said it now allows users to add their own, custom field to contact records, and a new "Notification" section which aggregate (More info...)

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MomentFeed Upgrades Location Analytics Software
Santa Monica-based MomentFeed, the developer of location-based marketing analytics software headed by Rob Reed, said Monday that it has upgraded its software. The newly updated software now adds such features as monitoring real-time Twitter feeds; sorting customers by their Klout score; measuring customer sentiment; and more. MomentFeed is developing analytics software which helps companies monitor consumer engagement at a specific, retail location on Facebook, Foursquare, and Twitter, helping m (More info...)

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Borrego Solar Finds $47 Million For Solar Energy Projects
San Diego-based Borrego Solar Systems, the venture-backed installer of solar photovoltaic power systems, said today that it has closed on a new, $47M financing fund. The new fund comes from U.S> Bank and East West Bank, and will go to finance solar energy projects for its corporate, education, and municipal customers. The fund will go to fund Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). PPAs are the long term, power buying projects being used to finance expensive solar power installations. Users of solar p (More info...)

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KFx Medical Gets Patent
Carlsbad-based KFX Medical, which is developing bone implant products for the orthopedic surgery market, reported today that it has received a third patent. The patent, U.S. Patent No. 8,109,969, covers its knotless double row soft tissue bone repair method. The patent was filed on September 26, 2011, and names Michael L. Green, Joseph C. Tauro, and Bart Bojanowski as inventors. KFX said the quick turnaround time came via participation in the USPTO Patent Accelerated Examination Program. The pat (More info...)

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Aerovironment Licenses Targeting Software
Monrovia-based Aerovironment, which make unmanned aerial vehicles for the military, said yesterday that it has signed a licensing deal with an Australian company. Aerovironment and Australia-based Sentinent said they are in an exclusive, global license to distribute Sentinent's automatic target detection software for use on its small, unmanned aircraft systems. The software detects moving objects in a video. Aerovironment said it is using the software with its Puma, Raven, and Wasp systems. Fina (More info...)

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Shaking the MoneyTree 2012
Please join PwC, the Los Angeles Venture Association, and a distinguished panel of venture capitalists and industry experts for their insight into results of the MoneyTree Report.

The MoneyTree Report is a quarterly study of venture capital investment activity in the United States. As a collaboration between PwC and the National Venture Capital Association, based upon data from Thomson Reuters, it is the only industry-endorsed research of its kind. The MoneyTree Report is a staple of the financial community, relied upon by entrepreneurs, government policymakers and the business press worldwide.

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Digiday Mobile | Thursday, March 1, 2012 | Los Angeles
Putting the Third Screen First. Mobile Media is stealing attention from every other form of media, especially the traditional Web. Yet it has barely put a dent in the budgets spent on online, let alone on TV. With a smartphone in every hand and a tablet on every sofa, mobile marketing should command more dollars, not just more attention. Even DR advertising has large hurdles to overcome on the small screen. Can we evolve beyond our fat thumbs to make mobile marketing worth the effort? The Digiday Mobile conference explores the potential and the pitfalls of mobile marketing and asks whether the third screen will take center stage or be relegated to mini-Web status and limited to mini-Web budgets.


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An Executive’s Guide to Cutting HR Costs
An Executive’s Guide to Cutting HR Costs from TriNet

Entrepreneurial execs know that they need to follow the rules, but they may not realize what decisions may lead to the two vital components that keep HR costs lower: 1. Increasing productivity 2. Minimizing human capital expenses The following paper will focus on minimizing human capital expenses in four areas: 1. Hiring the right person for the right seat on the right bus 2. Improving performance with motivational yet balanced total compensation 3. Complying with the law 4. Offering competitive benefits, communicated effectively

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