Friday, March 31, 2006
Investment Capital Conference 2006 - April 5th, Millennium Biltmore
April 5, 2006
Millennium Biltmore Hotel

The best meeting of capital sources and capital seekers. Features a rich
program, extensive networking and The Capital Zone, all designed to deliver in one day everything and everyone that executives from early-stage to middle-market companies need to know to finance their growth. The Capital Zone features 80 capital providers representing over $60 billion in equity and debt capital, all in one room and "open for business". Discounted passes for C-level executives seeking capital.

Register early. The conference will sell out.

Interview with Chuck Hoover, RealEstateABC
My interview today is with Chuck Hoover, who is SVP of Marketing at
Internet Brands ( The firm just launched a new, Web 2.0 home valuation
service yesterday and I thought it would be interesting to hear about the
service. The whole home valuation via-Web 2.0 area has been heating up
lately, with Seattle-based Zillow getting a lot of attention for its own
version of a Web 2.0, home valuation tool. Chuck tells me how
RealEstateABC is different, and the background on t (More info...)

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Venture Backed CEOs Getting Paid More
A new survey from Dow Jones VentureOne is showing that executives at U.S.
venture-backed companies have seen a boost in pay this year, with an
increase of $10,000 over median pay versus last year. The publisher
reports that total salary and bonus compensation for CEOs of
venture-backed companies is a median of $263,000, compared to $252,000
last year. The average vice president at a venture-backed firm is earning
a median of $180,000 in total compensation, and Director-level positions
hav (More info...)

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Google Continues To Lead Web Searches
Nielsen/NetRatings released its latest Internet search traffic numbers
yesterday, saying that Google continues to lead in search share for
February. Google received 48.5 percent of all searches on the Internet in February, with Yahoo next in line with 22.5 percent. Third place search engine MSN search slipped for the month, with 10.7 percent of all
searches. The rankings are in line with January results. Total number of
searches increased to 5.3 billion in February, which the firm attributed (More info...)

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MGM Launches New Media Division
Los Angeles-based Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios has opened up a new division focused on New Media, the studio said yesterday. The new MGM New Media division will be headed by Douglas A. Lee, who has served as a consultant for Comcast, Court TV and The Hinduja Group. Lee has also served as an executive at 20th Century Fox and HBO. MGM said that the division will oversee MGM's digital distribution strategy, along with broadband and wireless efforts and digital media.

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DSLExtreme Acquired by IKANO
Los Angeles-based DSLExtreme has been acquired by Salt Lake City, Utah-based IKANO Communications, a provider of private-label Internet services. Terms were not disclosed. IKANO said that it has acquired DSLExtreme's assets for providing DSL, dial-up, hosting, email, and other services to customers. DSLExtreme will continue to maintain offices in Los Angeles. IKANO Communications provides private-label and wholesale Internet services, with a focus on dial-up subscribers.

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OnHollywood 2006
OnHollywood 2006
The digital media and entertainment market for executives
May 2-4, 2006
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

ONHOLLYWOOD is where cutting edge technology from the backstreets of
Silicon Valley meets Hollywood’s digital media revolution. This two and a half day industry insider event borrows on the “film market” tradition by providing an open environment where top digital entertainment and media entrepreneurs meet the big-time studio, telco and consumer electronics executives, venture capitalists, and media. OnHollywood delves into the challenges, opportunities, and business models of the digital era, and showcases the most innovative private companies that are revolutionizing the way media and entertainment is created, distributed, and consumed.

Create new strategic partner deals, meet big potential customers, find
investment capital and representation – all at ONHOLLYWOOD 2006.

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