Monday, December 11, 2006
2006 Digital Coast Holiday Reception
The Holiday Event of the Year!


Wednesday, December 13, 2006
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Sheraton Delfina - Santa Monica
530 West Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, California 90405

Tickets are $30, including
hearty hors d'oeuvres, coffee & dessert.

Registration closes on December 12, 2006.

SAIC Invests In Zebra Imaging
San Diego-based Science Applications International Corporation said Monday afternoon that it has entered into a master marketing agreement with Austin, Texas-based Zebra Imaging, a developer of 3D display technologies. SAIC also said that it made a strategic investment in the firm through its SAIC Venture Capital investment arm. Zebra Imaging develops holograms and 3D full color displays. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. SAIC is a provider of engineering, systems integration and other (More info...)

posted on Monday, December 11, 2006 (More)(Full story)

Report: Global VC Investments To Hit $32B In 2006
Dow Jones VentureOne and Ernst & Young are reporting today that venture capital investors are on track to invest more than $32 billion in 2006, the most capital invested in the sector since 2001. The analysis, conducted by the two companies, found that there was $25.39B invested in the first three quarters of the year, with deal totals expected to top $32B after the fourth quarter. The study found interest in new markets, such as China, clean technology, and Web 2.0 were driving the invesments, (More info...)

posted on Monday, December 11, 2006(Full story)

Tech Coast Angels Starts Seed Program, Makes Investment
The Tech Coast Angels, the largest Southern California angel investment group, is announcing today that the group is starting a new, funding program specifically targeted at early stage San Diego companies. The TCA San Diego group said that it has created a new Seed program for qualified technology and biomedical companies, with proven technologies who need senior management and seed capital. The first company to receive funding through the seed program is, which recently raised $225, (More info...)

posted on Monday, December 11, 2006(Full story)

Broadcom Ships 1080p Digital TV Chip
Irvine-based Broadcom has shipped a new, single-chip 1080p digital TV solution, which the firm says is the industry's first. Broadcom's new digital television chip provides a television in a chip, targeted at manufacturers developing high definition television sets. The 65nm system-on-a-chip implements the HD1080p standard, which is the highest quality video display standard for HDTV. The silicon is targeted at manufacturers looking to reduce complexity and system cost for their next generation (More info...)

posted on Monday, December 11, 2006(Full story)

Qualcomm Adds Assisted GPS Offering
San Diego-based Qualcomm has added a new, assisted-GPS offering to its lineup, as the firm focuses in on enabling location based service. The company said that its new BREW Locate Signature Solution provides assisted GPS for wireless operators looking to enable location-based services. Assisted GPS is the use of cell phone signal information from operators to reduce time-to-fix for GPS-enabled devices; assisted-GPS typically reduces the amount of time required significantly because an initial po (More info...)

posted on Monday, December 11, 2006(Full story)

Fonality Targets Middle Market
Los Angeles-based open source PBX provider Fonality said today that it is looking to target middle market customers with a new reseller program. The firm said that it is looking to address the 50 to 500 seat middle market customer with its products, by adding new tiered certification and training programs. Fonality has been focused on the SMB market for its PBX systems, which are based on the Asterisk open source PBX project.

posted on Monday, December 11, 2006(Full story)

Spot Runner In Alliance With Diamond Marketing Group
Los Angeles-based Spot Runner, which provides online ad services for placing television advertising spots on cable and local television, said today that it is in an alliance with a diamond jewelry retailer group behind the "A Diamond Is Forever" market capmpaign. The firm and Diamond Promotion Services said they are in a strategic alliance to help diamond jewelry retailers promote their businesses. Spot Runner will provide customized advertising spots that complement the DPS marketing initiative (More info...)

posted on Monday, December 11, 2006(Full story)

Wispry Hires VPs
Irvine-based WiSpry, a firm developing tunable RF components and devices for the wireless industry, said today it has hired two new VPs. Scott Feltenberg has joined the firm as VP of Finance, and Collin Baker has joined the firm as VP of Customer Engineering. Feltenberg has served at Jazz Semiconductor, Emulex, Qlogic, and Stanford Applied Engineering; Baker joins the firm from LSI Logic and Rockwell Semiconductor (Conexant).

posted on Monday, December 11, 2006 (More)(Full story)

SCOTT EDWARD WALKER - A Corporate Lawyer Who Gets Deals Done
SCOTT EDWARD WALKER: A Corporate Lawyer Who Gets Deals Done

Mr. Walker is a former big-firm New York corporate lawyer, with 12+ years of sophisticated transactional and securities experience. His services include:

-- start-up counseling
-- venture capital financings
-- mergers & acquisitions
-- strategic alliances
-- technology licensing
-- restructurings

See a brief video of Mr. Walker at

Contact info:
213.213.7315 (direct dial - downtown LA)
310.859.7177 (direct dial - Beverly Hills)

Are you ready to take yourself and business to the next level?
zuback•crc, a private international executive and business coaching practice, dedicated to developing powerful effective leaders, executives, leadership teams, and businesses, can help you.
By focusing on leadership, executive development and effectiveness, and succession planning, zuback•crc assists a company, in any stage of its lifecycle, become the best in its industry by developing the leadership and enhancing the effectiveness of its "C" level and other senior executives, their teams, and key individual contributors. zuback•crc helps a business stay aligned, focused, agile, innovative, and possess the leadership and management it needs to become and stay a front-runner in the current and future market place.
Contact zuback•crc at: e/m p/ 661.253.0286 w/s

Venture Realty Group: Providing Solutions for Every Phase of Growth

Venture Realty Group is proud to announce the following transaction:

Leased 4,833 Rentable
Square Feet of Office Space

4520 Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Westlake Village

For Your Office Space Needs Call:

Venture Realty Group
1047 Berkeley Street
Santa Monica, CA 90403

Providing Solutions for Every Phase of Growth

Still looking for a special gift for a special someone?
It's almost last minute for the Holidays.

Still looking for a special gift for a special someone? Or gift for yourself? Something not yet available in the department stores? Click on to find a truly beautiful jewelry idea for the Holidays. Sophisticated, modern designs combine with high quality pearls and gorgeous semi-precious stones for a beguiling look. Give a gift that makes a statement about her (or your) personal style…confident and successful. Visit Luxury Basics to view the Debut Collection of necklaces and earring ensembles. Order by December 10th for Christmas delivery. Free shipping for the month of December.

VP of Sales/Business Development Seeks Position
Successful VP of Sales and Business Development for startups is looking
for the right opportunity. Former VP of Corporate Sales at j2 Global
(eFax), VP at LA-based MVNO; enterprise channel development at Nextel
during it launch; experience at Genuity (GTE Internetworking and Pacific
Bell Mobile Services (Cingular).

Developed strategic launch plans for sales and marketing, develop B2B
and B2C distribution channels, create direct sales organizations, and built strong teams.

Email at

Sponsored By


Recent Interviews

Browse Issues