Category Archives: Industry News

A Word of Advice for Entrepreneurs

If you are an entrepreneur, Adam Draper has one word of advice for you: focus. He actually had many words for the 100 or so assembled entrepreneurs who came to hear him speak at the Cal Lutheran Center for Entrepreneurship as part of the 805 Startups program organized by Alon Goren (twitter: @alonymous). But focus…
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What We’re Reading: There’s Something Going On In L.A.

Where: Blog post on Built In L.A.; http://www.builtinla.com/blog/mark-suster-theres-something-going-la Summary: Mark Suster is a high-profile Los Angeles-based venture capitalist and a very good blogger. In this post, he explores the question of where Los Angeles ranks as a bastion of technology start-ups. The answer: quite high. In fact, the region is the third largest technology startup…
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Wikipedia: Are Changes to Terms of Use a Tool or a Target on PR?

Wikipedia is now considering a proposed amendment to its terms of use. The gist of the proposal is that contributors and editors who get paid to add or modify content in a Wikipedia entry, must disclose their financial relationship when editing, for transparency and quality control. The idea is to help eliminate biased entries, but…
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Seriously, Wearable Technology? Turns out, We’re Not That Far Off!

Last month I saw the movie Her and thought to myself how crazy it would be to get to a time when our lives are that intertwined with wearable technology, but after my visit to the Ventura Ventures Technology Center (V2TC), I realized, we’re not that far off. The V²TC is a Ventura technology business…
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So You Want To Get Acquired? … PR May Be The Answer

I find this topic very interesting mainly because I work at a PR agency with a client base that includes several tech startups. In the past, we’ve seen some of our clients get acquired and others are still mapping out their future plans. I wanted to share what I found on the topic and how…
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