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MaxLinear Files For IPO
Carlsbad-based MaxLinear, a developer of RF analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, has filed for an IPO, saying in a filing today that it is looking to raise up to $100M in an IPO on either the Nasdaq Global Market or the New York Stock Exchange. The IPO is being underwritten by Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., UBS Securities LLC, Thomas Weisel Partners LLC and Needham & Company, LLC. MaxLinear makes radio frequency receivers used for decoding analog broadband s (More info...)

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Energy Innovations Gets Win In UAE
Pasadena-based Energy Innovations, a developer of concentrating solar modules, has scored a win in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, the firm announced Friday morning. Energy Innovations said it has been awarded a contract to install its systems at Masdar City, a model community of 50,000 which is being developed as a sustainable, energy independent, carbon neutral city entirely powered by renewable energy. Financial terms and impact of the deal, and extent of the install in the city, was not dis (More info...)

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Slacker Hits Android
San Diego-based personal radio startup Slacker has expanded its services to Android phones, the firm said this morning, in conjunction with the launch of Motorola's DROID on Verizon. Slacker, which operates a personal Internet radio service which works with PCs, smart phones, and Slacker's own devices, said the new application is free. Slacker said the application is listed on the Verizon channel of the Android Market on Motorola's DROID, and also runs on other Android phones. Slacker's softwar (More info...)

posted on Friday, November 6, 2009(Full story), Yoostar In Joint Promotion
Los Angeles-based Break Media, which operates a network of male-centric content web sites, said today that it has linked with home entertainment system company Yoostar in a promotion. According to Break,it is teaming up with Yoostar for a special, featured channel on the site focused on the "Yoostar Casting Tour" competition. Entrants into the competition use Yoostar's system to insert themselves into a movie or television scene to act with or replace original actors, to win walk-on roles to a 2 (More info...)

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Universal Electronics Names Board Member
Cypress-based Universal Electronics said today that it has appointed Carl Vogel to its board of directors. Vogel is a partner at SCP Worldwide, which owns the NHL's St. Louis Blues and Major League Soccer's Real Salt Lake. He also sits on the board of Shaw Communications, and previously was a board member at Dish Network. Universal Electronics is a developer of wireless accessories.

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LAVA: Meet the VC's - November 17th
What do you think a technology or life science entrepreneur would give to
spend two hours with more than 30 venture capitalists? An arm? A leg? A
first-born child?

How about $70?

That's all it will take for those in the know. On November 17, 2009 the
Los Angeles Venture Association (LAVA) will host its First Annual "Meet the
VCs" interactive networking roundtable at which more than 30 venture
capitalists will travel from up and down California to talk with local entrepreneurs about deal flow and the types of investments they're looking to fund.

Where: ICON Aircraft
12511 Beatrice St
Los Angeles, CA 90066

When: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 4pm -8pm
What: Networking, Cocktails, VC Speed dating
Who: Entrepreneurs, Startups, Venture Capitalists

Limited to first 250 people. Must apply to attend.


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