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Border Stylo Updates Retrollect
Los Angeles-based Border Stylo, the mobile app developer headed by Diego Prats and Oscar Guido, has updated its Retrollect iPhone app, the firm said this week, completely re-coding the app, revamping its creation process, and improved sharing options on the software. Retrollect is the firm's app which make site easier to share collections of "View-Master" themed pictures, tweets, Facebook updates, and other information. Retrollect is free in the Apple iTunes store. Border Stylo launched Retroll (More info...)

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Mavenlink Raises $3.4M
Irvine-based Mavenlink, which provides software-as-a-service tools for online project management, file sharing, invoicing software, expense tracking, and other business functions for users, has raised $3.4M out of an ongoing $3.9M funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the company today. Mavenlink is headed by Raymond Grainger, most recently Executive Vice President of Professional Services and Strategic Alliances at Inquira. Details on the funding and source of the fund were not dis (More info...)

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Parking In Motion Ties With Parking Association
Santa Monica-based Parking In Motion, the newly funded and launched startup developing mobile applications to help drivers find parking spots, said Friday that it has linked with an industry group called the National Parking Association. According to the two, the deal will allow members of the NPA enter their parking information into Parking In Motion's database. Financial details of the alliance were not disclosed. Parking In Motion is headed by Sam Friedman, and recently announced a round of f (More info...)

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Connexity Gets $2M In Credit Line
Ventura-based Connexity, a developer of Internet advertising and targeting technology, announced today that it has secured $2M in a debt financing. The financing came from Silicon Valley Bank. Connexity said the line will go towards additional working capital, to accelerate its growth. Connexity is headed by Dave Gross, the former CEO of FastClick and Celerus Diagnostics, and investor at Persistence Partners. Gross was the co-founder of Fastclick, which he took IPO in 2005, and was eventually so (More info...)

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Siemer & Associates Publishes Q2 2011 Exit Report - Download Today
Siemer & Associates, the merchant bank serving the digital media, software, and technology industry, has published its Q2 2011 Exit Report.

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Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth: Winner of the ACG NY Champions Award
The M&A Advisor and ACG New York has awarded Stradling Yocca Carlson &
Rauth, along with Marlin & Associates, for Strategic Acquisition of
the Year, in the sale of iSuppli Corporation to IHS, Inc.

An independent body of experts, who represent a cross-section of the
middle market industry, judged the finalists' deals, deal makers and

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in the New York area in 2011, and Stradling earned these honors by
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