Monday, October 23, 2006
4th International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference and Exhibit
Learn and Network at the Most Innovative, Informative, and Affordably Priced Technology Conference of the Year!

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4th International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference and Exhibit
Wed, Nov 1, and Thu, Nov 2, 2006, Radisson Hotel Newport Beach

Intel, IBM, Samsung, Toshiba, Fujitsu, Texas Instrument, Micron, Jazz Semiconductor, STMicro, Infineon, Synplicity, Broadcom, Altera, Cisco, Tensilica, Synopsys, National Semiconductor, Cadence, Mentor Graphics, Sonics, Innovative Silicon, Carbon Design Systems, UCI, CSU Fullerton, ARM, Tohoku University, EMA Design, VaST, prodesign, Target Complier, ViASIC, CoWare, Sequence, Ambric, Connex, LogicVision, Silistix, Magma, Calypto, Handshake Solutions, Silicon Hive, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Much more.

Learn the latest in Chip Design and Technology (SoC, ASIC, FPGA, and Foundry Technology)

Interview with Tooey Courtemanche, Founder of ProCore
Our interview today is with Tooey Courtemanche, CEO of Santa Barbara-based Procore Technologies (, which is developing software-as-a-service tools for the construction industry. We talked with Tooey about the firm, his stellar set of angel investors, and the interesting story on how the company grew out of his own efforts to build a house.

Ben Kuo: What is ProCore's software is used for and who uses it?

Tooey Courtemanche: Procore provides a construction project management (More info...)

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U.S. Venture Capitalists Invest $6.36B In Q3
Ernst & Young and Dow Jones VentureOne are reporting today that there was $6.36B invested in 611 venture capital deals in the third quarter, with a slight increase in both the number of deals and amount of investment versus a year ago. The firms said that overall deal count increased 2% from Q3 of 2005, and capital investments were up 5%. Total investments this year now stand at $19.46B in 1,851 deals. The Bay Area continued to lead in deals, but Southern California had a 16 percent increase in (More info...)

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VitalStream Streams LA Kings
Irvine-based VitalStream Holdings, a content delivery network provider, said today that it will power the Los Angeles Kings online video portal. VitalStream said that the firm and its partners VirtuPoint will broadcast LA Kings live events, press conferences, interviews, and other content. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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eEye Unveils Upgraded Pro, User Security Tools
Aliso Viejo-based eEye Digital Security has rolled out two upgraded, endpoint security software suites today, saying that it is shipping a new version of the firm's Blink Professional and Blink Personal software. eEye said that the new version of Blink Professional adds new security features including dynamic policy control, policy-based hardware access control to devices such as USB keys and iPods; and execution control of software. The firm also upgraded its Blink Personal free version of its (More info...)

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Iomega Taps Verisign, Jupiter For Managed Security
San Diego-based Iomega, the storage provider that is making its move into managed services, said today that it is tapping Versign and Juniper Networks for its managed Internet security service. Iomega said it has developed a fully managed Internet security solution using Juniper and VeriSign products. The SMB-focused managed security service are using Juniper's firewall, IPSec VPN, threat management, and SSL VPN products, along with VeriSign's two-factor authentication. The move is part of Iomeg (More info...)

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MOSIS Adds Tanner EDA Software Kit
Marina Del Rey-based MOSIS, a provider of prototyping and small volume VLSI circuit production, said today that it has reached an agreement with Monrovia-based Tanner EDA to provide foundry design kits free of charge to its customers. The kits will provide the ability for engineers to move their designs between different process technologies. MOSIS said that the kids will be available for TSMC, AMS, AMIS, and IBM processes down to 0.13 micron. MOSIS said that it estimates that Tanner EDA tools h (More info...)

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AWR Expands In Japan
El Segundo-based Applied Wave Research, a developer of high frequency electronic design automation software, announced this morning that it has opened a dedicated office in Japan. AWR said that the new sales, marketing, and support center will supports its Japanese EDA customers. The new office wil lbe headed by Michiyoshi Endo. Venture-backed AWR is supported by CMEA Ventures, Dow Employee Pension Plan, Intel Capital, Southern Ute Growth Fund and Synopsys.

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Forbes MEET 2006
Forbes MEET 2006
Reaping Riches in the Media and Entertainment Revolution
October 24-25, 2006
The Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA

A tidal wave of new digital technology is set to overwhelm the Media & Entertainment business like never before! Are you ready? Join forces with Forbes editors, A-list players and media moguls as they explore the next big thing in the fast-converging worlds of media, electronic entertainment and technology.

Headlining this landmark event will be a unique lineup of established players, VCs and news-making digerati. Speakers include: Barry Diller, Michael Eisner, the CEOs of Sling Media, NeuLion, Freedom Communications, Netflix, YouTube, Current TV, Technorati, 2929 Entertainment, Massive Incorporated, as well leading execs from BitTorrent, Reuters, Fox Interactive Media, Yahoo, Motorola, Google and Microsoft. Register at

CLEARSTONE VENTURES: Venture Capital for Technology Innovators
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Maverick Bootcamp For Entrepeneurs
Maverick Bootcamp For Entrepeneurs
One-Day Program
Upcoming Sessions: October 13th; November 3rd

The Maverick Angels Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs teaches the fundamental
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strategies for raising start-up capital from angel and venture capital
investors. The one-day Bootcamp is designed to provide entrepreneurs with in-depth training regarding key strategies and approaches, both personal and professional, for achieving entrepreneurial success.

The Bootcamp Will Teach You To:

-- Make a Successful Investor Pitch
-- Create an Effective Executive Summary
-- Develop a High-Impact Slide Presentation
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Web 2.0 - Implications for Your Business
Web 2.0 - Implications for Your Business
Thursday, October 26th. 3:00 - 8:30 PM
Santa Monica

IBM, Sony, Microsoft, Google and others to lead this conference focused
on the trends around Web 2.0. We will provide a variety of perspectives
on the emerging implications for how business will be conducted and
technology will be used. Web 2.0 points to some incredibly significant
trends that are rapidly changing the technology landscape for
businesses. These include Software as a Service (SaaS), Rich Internet
Applications (AJAX), Lightweight Integration Protocols (REST, RSS),
Social Computing and Collaboration (Wikis, Blogs, Tagging), and others.
All of this points to a shift in how businesses will operate and how you need to think about software and services. This is an important topic to business technology executives, technology managers, entrepreneurs and technology investors.

The Technology Council of Southern California is hosting this
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