Thursday, May 11, 2006
PwC's Shaking the MoneyTree - May 23, Los Angeles
PwC's Shaking the MoneyTree
Please join PricewaterhouseCoopers and a distinguished panel of industry experts and local VCs for their insights on Q1 2006 results of the PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association MoneyTree Report based on data from Thomson Financial.

Tuesday, May 23, 2006
The Regency Club
10900 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 208-1443

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Program & Panel Discussion

Registration Fee: $30, Seating is limited so please register early,
business casual attire.

Register at:
by May 21. Please direct any questions to David Graves @ 213.356.6222.

E3 Expo: New Consoles, Less Booth Babes
E3 Expo continued yesterday at the Los Angeles Convention Center, bringing a massive crush of video game industry, video game fans, and press eager to see the latest that the industry had to offer. Notable announcements so far at the show have been Nintendo's announced of its new Wii console, and Sony showing its next generation PlayStation 3 hardware. Santa Monica-based Activision was showing its new title based on the upcoming Over The Hedge movie, and RedOctane, the firm it acquired yesterday (More info...)

posted on Thursday, May 11, 2006(Full story) Adds Spanish Support
Los Angeles-based has added a new, Spanish version language of its site, the firm said today. The company, which provides online movie ticketing services, said that it has launched the site to serve the Hispanic market. The firm also said it will integrate Spanish into its affiliate network, and will also support Spanish speaking countries with the site. The move comes a day after search giant Yahoo made its own move into serving the Hispanic market with a deal with Telemundo an (More info...)

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Evolution Robotics Deploys Technology In Cell Phones
Pasadena-based Evolution Robotics announced today that its visual pattern recognition technology has been deployed in cell phones as a part of a mobile visual search tool from Bandai Networks. The firm said that Bandai is using its ViPR visual pattern recognition technology to power a service that allows cell phone users to take a picture of a photo, and get information on where to purchase the items in the picture. Users can then click to access detailed product information or purchase products (More info...)

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Toshiba Taps Into WildTangent
Irvine-based Toshiba America Information Systems has tapped Redmond, Washington-based WildTangent, a publisher of online games, to launch a new, virtual console game portal for Toshiba's line of Satellite notebook computers. The two companies said yesterday that Toshiba will pre-install the WildTangent's software and five top selling games on selected models of its computers, and will link those to an online web site maintained by WildTangent. The move links in Toshiba into the growing, download (More info...)

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Innovation Meets Investment in Silicon Valley
Innovation Meets Investment in Silicon Valley

Innovation meets Investment in the heart of Silicon Valley on June 28th & 29th, 2006.

Since 1995, Larta Institute has successfully helped companies raise over $500 million in investment as a result of their participation in the Venture Forum.

Whether you are a university scientist or an entrepreneur seeking to
commercialize a groundbreaking technology, do not miss the opportunity to participate at the nation's premiere investing and partnering conference - The 2006 Venture Forum.

The 2006 Venture Forum will provide a unique opportunity for today's
ground-breaking innovators to connect with hundreds of venture
capitalists, angels, corporate investors and leading service providers
from across the globe. More than 1000 attendees are expected to attend the Forum.


Digital Media Summit and Venture Forum - June 6-7, 2006
Digital Media Summit and Venture Forum - June 6-7, 2006
Universal City Hilton
socalTECH Members save $100!

Join at Digital Media Summit and Venture Forum June 6-7 in LA.

The event highlights newly launched digital services that will revolutionize the way consumers enjoy music, films, television, video, games and other forms of entertainment.

Join senior entertainment and technology executives for high-level
networking, roundtables and panel discussions exploring the future of digital media delivery!

There is no charge to submit your company for the Venture Forum. Submit
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Costello and Sons - Insurance For Technology Companies
Do Technology Companies have special insurance needs? You bet they do!

Costello & Sons Insurance Brokers insures technology companies. That's
all we do. Our focus means that we understand your business and we have
deep knowledge of the often misunderstood Technology Errors & Omissions
and Directors & Officers Liability coverages that you often need.
Because we represent every major technology insurer and understand your
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to craft a custom insurance program that fits your risk profile and your budget. Our newest clients include:, Helio, Simulalabs, SupplyFX, Integrien, eForce Media, Vigilistics, and many more.

To discuss your company's needs with someone who isn't afraid of your
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Binary Pulse Technology Marketing. We Create Demand.
Binary Pulse Technology Marketing
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MBA InfoSec Comes to LA!
MBA InfoSec Comes to LA!

I would like to introduce you to the MBA program with a
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University. This program is primarily on-line with four hours of
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There will be an information session on Wednesday, May 17 at
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