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Nielsen Report: The Data Driven Future of Television Advertising

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IZEA Completes $12 Million Private Placement

Feb 24, 2014

Orlando, Florida (February 24, 2014) – IZEA, Inc. (OTCQB: IZEA), the leader in Sponsored...

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Thinknum.com Added to Bay Area Startup Directory

Posted on May 8, 2013

We've added Thinknum.com to our Bay Area Startup Directory. Thinknum is a financial analysis engine powered by a semantic web, connecting over two hundred data sources. The data can be analyzed using a comprehensive library of statistical functions, including the basics such as curve trades and regressions, as well as machine learning algorithms from academia and quant trading. Watch a video that explains it all here.

Resido Medical Wins UC Berkeley Startup Competition

Posted on Apr 27, 2013

Resido Medical has won the grand prize in the 15th Annual UC Berkeley Startup Competition, the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship announced on Friday. The startup has developed a small, wearable, device for patients that suffer from Essential Tremor. The device improves their hand and wrist tremor without interfering with their ability to perform normal daily activities. The grand prized netted the company $20,000. Kate Rosenbluth of Resido Medical said, “We couldn't be happier with...

Presenting Companies at Upcoming Keiretsu Forum Angel Capital Expo

Posted on Apr 26, 2013

The Keiretsu Forum's 13th bi-annual Angel Capital Expo is scheduled for next Thursday, May 2nd, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Microsoft's offices in Mountainview. The guest speaker at the expo will be Robert Wiltbank, Ph.D., Professor of Strategy at Willamette University. Professor Wiltbank has been studying angel investor returns for hte past 10 years. Here is a summary of presenting companies at the expo: SUMMARY OF PRESENTING COMPANIES # 1 Indow Window - Sam Pardue, CEO Indow...

Earth Day Special: 7 Attributes of Green Contact Centers

Posted on Apr 22, 2013

A guest post from David Rand of BrightPattern... eGain produced a best-practice article on how to save money and protect the environment at the same time.   What’s missing from this list?   Reduce postal mail communication for confidential information. Reduce unwarranted field service truck rolls. Reduce unwarranted product exchanges and returns. Reduce unnecessary branch office visits. Reduce unnecessary retail store visits. Improve First-Visit Resolution...

Online Ad Spending up to $37 billion in 2012

Posted on Apr 18, 2013

Data released this week by the shows that online advertising spending in the U.S. grew 15 percent to $36.6 billion. Mobile advertising was the fastest-growing sub-segment, rising 111 percent to $3.4 billion. Search advertising grabbed the lion's share of the total amount, capturing 46 percent of the spend, or $16.9 billion. The $36.6 billion figure puts online ad spending behind broadcast television advertising at $39.6 billion, but ahead of cable TV ($32.5 billion.)

Bay Area Startup Directory

Platfora

http://www.platfora.com

Oct 20, 2014

Maplace.co

http://www.maplace.co

Mar 12, 2014

Petalbum

http://www.petalbum.net

Mar 2, 2014

GoodData

http://www.gooddata.com/

Feb 21, 2014

NiceMeeting

http://www.nicemeeting.com/

Feb 21, 2014

AtContent

http://www.atcontent.com

Feb 21, 2014

Bitrix24

http://www.bitrix24.com

Feb 21, 2014

UC Berkeley Startup Accelerator

http://entrepreneurship.berkeley.edu/resources/ucbsa.html

Feb 20, 2014

GoodData

http://www.gooddata.com/

Feb 21, 2014

Bright Pattern

http://www.brightpattern.com/

Feb 20, 2014

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IZEA Completes $12 Million Private Placement

Feb 24, 2014

Orlando, Florida (February 24, 2014) – IZEA, Inc. (OTCQB: IZEA), the leader in Sponsored Social, today announced the closing of its previously announced $12.0 million private placement of common stock and warrants. The round was led by Special Situations Funds with participation by... continue reading

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