Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The Fundamentals of an Investor Pitch - SAM Precellerator - April 23rd
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April 23, 2013
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Xpenser Acquired By Coupa Software
San Diego-based Xpenser, a startup developing a cloud-based service to help prepare and submit expense reports for its users, has been acquired. According to Coupa Software, it will use the buy to expand its domain expertise and leadership in the area of expense management. Xpenser was founded and was headed by Parand Tony Darugar, who has become General Manager, Expenses, at Coupa. The firm was founded in 2008. The firm was one of the companies which had been part of the EvoNexus incubator. Fin (More info...)

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Boingo Goes Live At Dallas Love Field
Boingo Wireless, the operator of the global Wi-Fi hotspot network, said today that it has gone live at Dallas Love Field, the latest airport launch for the company. Boingo unveiled the new Wi-Fi network as part of the airport's upgraded North Concourse. Boingo offers up a multi-carrier, Wi-Fi network in the terminal, which lets customers of such partners as Spring, Skype, Verizon, and NTT DOCOMO access wireless Internet via an 802.11n network. Airports have been a big area of expansion for Boing (More info...)

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Burner Brings Disposable Phone Numbers To Android
Ever wish you could easily create one-off, disposable phone numbers? Los Angeles-based Ad Hoc Labs has had that handled with Burner, a handy iPhone app which lets users create phone numbers on the fly. Now, Burner has expanded its application to Android, and also has upgraded its original iPhone software. According to Ad Hoc Labs, Burner is now available in the Google Play store, for free.

Burner's apps are geared toward helping users add some anonymity to their phone number--for example, whe (More info...)

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Miramar, Okapi Back Healthcare Software Developer
Two, Orange County venture capital investors are behind a developer of socially-driven, healthcare software aimed at helping health plans encourage healthy activity by their members. Welltok said today that it has raised $18.7M in a Series B funding round, which came from Emergence Capital Partners, InterWest Partners and New Enterprise Associates (NEA), along with existing investors Miramar Venture Partners, Okapi Venture Capital and TriZetto Corporation. WellTok is based in Denver, Colorado. J (More info...)

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Report: Life Technologies Gets Bid From Thermo Fisher Scientific
Carlsbad-based life sciences equipment maker Life Technologies has received an acquisition bid from Thermo Fisher Scientific, according to a report from Reuters. The report, citing "several people familiar with the matter", said that a consortium of private equity firms, include Blackstone Group, Carlyle Group, and Temasek Holdings, are in the midst of submitting their own offer for Life Technologies.

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NetDNA Taps Startup For CDN Monitoring
Los Angeles-based content deliver network operator NetDNA has tapped a Y-Combinator funded startup for a new, real time monitoring service. NetDNA and Leftronic said this week that NetDNA is launching a new, real-time data visualization dashboard for its CDN service, powered by Leftronic. NetDNA said the new dashboard lets users gain access to traffic data, including daily, weekly and monthly statistics; details on popular files, file types, and satus codes, and more. Financial arrangements betw (More info...)

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