Friday, November 11, 2011
CheckAlt Payment Solutions
CheckAlt Payment Solutions is a payment processing company providing Check21 services allowing businesses nationwide to utilize its eCheck and patented Remote Desktop Capture (RDC) systems to improve their top and bottom lines. The CheckAlt eCheck is the "email a check" solution that allows businesses from merchants and property managers to universities and non-profits to maximize cash flow and accounting accuracy.

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Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Hits $400M In Sales in 24 Hours
Santa Monica-based Activision reported Friday that it had an estimated sell through of more than $400M on its new title, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, in the first 24 hours of its release. The firm said it sold more than 6.5 million units in North America and the United Kingdom alone with the release. The sales figures surpassed last year's release of Call of Duty: Black Ops, which had $360M in first day sell-through, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, released in 2009, which had estimated fi (More info...)

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Hulu Plus Heads To Kindle Fire
Hulu Plus, the premium subscription service from Los Angeles-based Hulu will be included on the upcoming Kindle Fire, the Android-based tablet from, Amazon said this morning. Hulu Plus is one of a number of Android apps which will be included as part of the new Kindle Fire tablet. The tablet already includes apps for streaming TV shows and movies from Netflix, plus access to's own Prime Instant Video. All of the services require monthly subscription charges. The Kindle Fire (More info...)

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Insights and Opinions: LA's Startups Accelerators As NCAA Football Conferences

For today's Insights and Opinions section, we have a contribution from Ryan Born, the CEO and founder of Los Angeles-based AudioMicro. Ryan compares the many emerging startup incubators, accelerators, and mentorship programs to NCAA Football Conferences.

So the writer's block consensus was to write about LA startup incubators and mentorship organizations (2x as many votes as the other proposed topics). In the spirit of a college football season, I'll break down the LA startup incubator sc (More info...)

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CODA Holdings Opens New HQ
Los Angeles-based CODA Holdings, the developer of electric vehicles and electric vehicle battery technology, formally opened up a new headquarters Thursday on Fairfax Avenue. CODA held a grand opening of its 100,000 square foot headquarters with California Governor Jerry BRown and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa yesterday. CODA says it has 220 engineers, technicians, and corporate staff at the headquarters location, with plans to add another 100 empoloyees over the next year; the company (More info...)

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Fetch Recruiting, Inc.
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Technical Recruiting for LA based Startups and High-Growth Companies

TriNet: Principles for Building an Effective Human Capital Plan
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Ventura Ventures Technology Center (V2TC) - Business Incubator
The Ventura Ventures Technology Center (V2TC) is a high-tech business incubator located in downtown Ventura, CA. V2TC offers a creative environment where high-tech start-ups and entrepreneurs can network, brainstorm, and grow their business. Work-spaces are affordable, flexible and scalable in order to allow companies the ability to manage their growth effectively and efficiently.

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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.

The report provides an in-depth review of M&A activity and public company
valuation metrics in the digital media and software industries during the second quarter of 2011.

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