Category Archives: Tech Startups

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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The Race to $900 Million

There's a small, but strong, group of entrepreneurs in "the 805," the California region that ranges from Thousand Oaks to north of Santa Barbara. Its not as famous as Silicon Valley, nor does it match the growing entrepreneurial fame of Los Angeles to the south. But if the team at 805 Startups has its way,…
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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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