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VentureNet - Application deadline September 15th
VentureNet is an excellent fund-raising platform for Southern California
companies that develop and commercialize software and related information
technologies and which have the potential to create superior shareholder
value. The past ten VentureNet conferences have cumulatively helped
presenting companies raise over $100 million.

The audience at past VentureNet conferences has included all venture
capital firms and angel groups in Southern California, numerous venture
capital firms from Northern California and elsewhere in the country, and
investment bankers. We have also attracted the most influential
opinion-leaders in Southern California's technology industry, including
accounting firms, law firms, banks and executive recruiters.

Deadline to apply is September 15th. Apply now:

DataDirect Packs 1.2 Petabytes Into One Rack
Chatsworth-based DataDirect Networks, a developer of storage systems, is pushing the limits of density for storage systems, saying earlier this week that it rolled out a new system which packs 1.2 petabytes of disk capacity into a single rack. The high density storage system is leveraging 2 terabyte, SATA hard drives to reach the new density level. The firm's system houses 60 drives in a 4U enclosure, with multiple enclosures in a rack. The firm said its S2A9900, S2A9700, and SFA10000 systems no (More info...)

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Celladon Gains $21.8M
La Jolla-based Celladon, a developer of treatments for heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases, has raised $21.8M out of a $24.6M funding round, according to a filing from the firm today. Details on the new funding round were not disclosed by the company. The firm now lists Enterprise Partners, Venrock, and Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation as investors in the company.

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RoyaltyShare Signs Canadian Record Label
San Diego-based RoyaltyShare, a provider of royalty tracking for online music sales, reported earlier this week that it has signed on Nettwerk Music Group, a Canadian record label and artist management company, as a customer. No financial details of the win were disclosed. RoyaltyShare said that Nettwerk Music will use the firm to manage its digital sales, processing, and tracking mechanical and artist royalties. RoyaltyShare added support for Canada's mechanical royalties system earlier this mo (More info...)

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Deloitte IPO Workshop September 30, Los Angeles
Curious about the current state of the IPO market? The credit crisis put IPO plans on ice but now rising equity markets coupled with a growing optimism that the worst of the recession could be over are helping to raise hopes that the IPO market is returning.

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