Friday, March 21, 2008
The Biotech Forum - March 27th, Westlake Village
THE BIOTECH FORUM comes to Westlake Village

Recognizing the importance of access to the investment community, networking with experienced executives and useful business information, The Biotech Forum was created to provide scientists and executives with the resources and network to start and successfully grow new biotech, lifescience and medical device ventures along the San Fernando Valley/Ventura County corridor. The place for biotech/life sciences entrepreneurs to turn for resources and relationships. Keynote Speaker Beth Seidenberg, Partner at the Venture Capital industry titan, Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers.

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Numedeon Launches SportsBlox, Virtual World For Sports
Numedeon, the Pasadena-based company behind the children's virtual world Whyville, has launched a second virtual world--SportsBlox--focused on sports fans. The new SportsBlox virtual world features virtual avatars in "sports bar" type settings, where fans can talk with other fans about their favorite teams and sports. Among features on the sites are sports brackets for March Madness; individual locations for different kinds of sports fans (football, NASCAR, basketball, golf, and others); and cha (More info...)

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Guidance Software Scores Win at Diebold
Pasadena-based Guidance Software said today that the firm's products have been purchased by Diebold. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Guidance said that Diebold will use the firm's EnCase Enterprise platform for its digital investigations. Guideance Software's products are used to search for, collect, and preserve data for e-discovery and litigation support, compliance, and other uses.

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QLogic Enhances SUSE Linux Support
Aliso Viejo-based storage networking products firm QLogic said Thursday that the firm has shipped an enhanced version of the firm's host bus adapter (HBA) storage networking products for Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. QLogic said that it is now shipping a production ready HBA with support for N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV), a storage industry standard used for supporting virtualization software. QLogic claimed that it was the first HBA vendor to ship support that support for the latest (More info...)

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Entropic Inks Chinese Deals
San Diego-based Entropic Communications said yesterday that it has signed two deals to deploy its technology in China, including deals with firms BROWAN Communications and Actioncable. Entropic said BROWAN Communications will deploy its technology in Tianjin, Suzhou, and Guilin China, to provide its customers with high speed Internet connections, and ability to later add video and voice services. In a separate deal, Entropic disclosed that Actioncable will use the firm's technology in a deployme (More info...)

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Day Software Gains OEM Customer At HP
Newport Beach-based Day Software, which develops content management and related software, said earlier this week that it has entered into an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Extream Software, which is a subsidiary of Hewlett Packard. According to Day, Extream will bundle its CRX Repository, Communiqué (CQ) Workflow, and CQ User Interface with a number of its products. Financial impact of the agreement was not disclosed. Day Software's tools are used for content and document m (More info...)

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LAVA Investment Capital Conference - May 7 - Los Angeles
For 15 years the Investment Capital Conference has been the annual
signature event of the Los Angeles Venture Association, our region's
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