Monday, December 19, 2005
Amp'd Mobile Ties Into Hollywood
Los Angeles-based cellular phone provider Amp'd Mobile this morning said that it is in a series of collaborations with Hollywood producers to provide original content for its users. The MVNO said that it has signed Bunim Murray, creater of MTV's Real World and The Simple Life, Donick Cary, a writer and producer who has produced The Simpsons and Just Shoot Me and was head writer of the Late Night with David Letterman, Quincy Jones' QD3 Productions, and LivePlanet. The collaborations include reali (More info...)

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iSold It Raises $7.25M
Pasadena-based iSold It, a firm that operates an eBay drop off store franchise, said this morning that it has raised $7.25M in venture funding from Jacaranda Partners. The company said that the funding woul dbe used to accelerate the company's expansion into new e-commerce services and to introduce its services to new customers. As part of the funding, Michael Dooling of Jacaranda Partners will join the company's board. Dooling is the former chairman of Mail Boxes Etc. iSold It provides a franch (More info...)

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Impinj Raises $26.5M
Impinj, a Seattle-based fabless semiconductor company which maintains engineering and production offices in Newport Beach, said Friday that it has raised $26.5M in funding for its RFID products. The firm said that the latest round of funding came from GF Private Equity Group LLC, VentureTech Alliance, and existing investors ARCH Venture Partners, Madrona Venture Group, Mobius Venture Capital, Polaris Venture Partners, Unilever Technology Ventures, UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund, and the Viterbi G (More info...)

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Firm Acquires nuMedica
Mission Viejo California-based Patient Care Technology Systems (PCTS) said last week that it has acquire Golden Colorado-based nuMedica, a provider of documentation software for emergency departments. nuMedica markets TrackingED, a web-based tracking solution for organization patient location and care status. Financial terms were not disclosed. PCTS is a subsidiary of Consulier Engineering, and provides patient safety solutions to emergency departments of hospitals.

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Kodak, REAL D Ink 3-D Systems In Australia
Los Angeles-based REAL D said over the weekend that it has inked a deal with Kodak Digital Cinema to roll out digital 3-D cinema in Australia. The two companies are working together to roll out 3-D cinema systems in conjunction with Disney's Chicken Little premiere in the country in January. REAL D has been providing 3D technology for Chicken Little in the United States since early November. Kodak will provider projectors and software for the 3-D systems, as well as service and support.

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Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch, January 24
January 24, 2006
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Meet, greet, and learn the art of the pitch from the Tech Coast Angels,
the nation's largest and most active network of angel investors.
One-minute "elevator pitches" by 12 of Southern California’s most
promising startups. A panel of seasoned investors will judge the pitches for their fundability and presentations. Keynote by Guy Kawasaki, chairman of Silicon Valley’s Garage Technology Ventures and author of several best-sellers, including his latest The Art of the Start.

More information, registration and application to pitch at:

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