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VentureNet 2009.
October 7, 2009. Westin South Coast Plaza - Costa Mesa, CA.

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This is the only conference that brings together the best and brightest technology companies from San Diego to Santa Barbara...and all points in-between. Here's what you won't want to miss: mingle with 60+ investors; network with the "who's who" of our high tech community; two keynote speakers, learn from two panels of tier-1 VCs, strategic investors and angels; hear capital pitches from 14 of the most promising rising stars in Southern California; enjoy breakfast and lunch. Register today!

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Insights and Opinions: Frank Peters Interviews John Dilts

For today's Insights and Opinions section, Frank Peters, of the Frank Peters Show, interviews John Dilts of angel group, the Maverick Angels.

Maverick is based in Westlake Village, to be more specific, which once hosted a Keiretsu Forum chapter. Is Maverick Keiretsu reincarnated? Just how are they unique? I do ask that question. Southern California already has mature, well established angel groups like the Pasadena Angels and the Tech Coast Angels; is there room for one more? Will a l (More info...)

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Internet Connectivity Group Ups Funding To $8.2M
Lake Forest-based Internet Connectivity Group, which is developing wireless equipment for connecting digital signage to the Internet, has now raised $8.2M in funding, according to a regulatory filing by the firm today. According to the filing, the funding includes equity, debt, and warrants received since July of 2006. No details on the funding have been announced by the company. The firm's hardware bridges between wireless LANs and cellular networks.

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SpaceX Completes Sensor Test
Hawthorne-based SpaceX, the firm which is developing commercial space launch rockets, said Friday that it has successfully demonstrated a component on the NASA STS-127 shuttle mission. The firm said that it has demonstrated a proximity sensor that ithopes to use on its SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, which is being designed to help resupply the International Space Station. The firm said the Laser Imaging Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) sensor was tested on the Space Shuttle Endeavor. SpaceX said it wil (More info...)

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United Sample Staffs Up
Encino-based United Sample, a provider of online sampling services for the market research industry, has staffed up with a number of executive hires. According to the firm, it has named Robyn Tas as Senior Vice President of Business Development, Daniel Ross as Vice President of Information Technology, Edward J. Russo as Vice President of Marketing, Brad White as Director of Business Development, Lisa Wilding-Brown as Director of Online Panels, and Dennis Uhlir as Senior Director Survey Solutions (More info...)

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