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YouMail Improves Robocall Blocking App
Irvine-based YouMail, the enhanced voicemail service provider led by Alex Quilici, has rolled out an upgraded robocall blocking app on iPhone, the company said Thursday. The company--whose cloud-based voicemail service is aimed at both consumers and small businesses--says its app automatically detects robocalls, so those callers actually think a user's number has been disconnected. The upgrades include a count showing users how many robocalls and spoofed numbers calls it has blocked. The company (More info...)

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How Connectifier Is Applying Search Technology To Recruiting, With John Jersin

What if searching for people to recruit to your company was as easy as running a search in Google? That's the idea behind Connectifier (, an Orange County-based startup led by John Jersin--whose founders and many of its employees have come from Google, Amazon, and other companies where search is a part of their DNA. The company recently announced a funding round, led by True Ventures, so we thought we'd talk with John about what the company is doing, and why he believes se (More info...)

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StartEngine Launches Crowdfunding Platform
Los Angeles-based StartEngine, which was launched back in 2013 as a startup incubator, has pivoted its model, and has become an online equity crowdfunding platform called StartEngine Crowdfunding. According to the company, it will allow individuals to invest in private companies, and in particular, is looking to help connect aspiring, Millenial investors with what it says are the "progressive companies of tomorrow". According to StartEngine--which continues to be led by Ron Miller and Howard Mar (More info...)

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MINDBODY Prices IPO, Starts Trading Today
San Luis Obispo-based MINDBODY priced its IPO last night at $14.00 per share, at the midpoint of its initial estimated trading range of $13.00 to $15.00 per share. MINDBODY said it will sell 7,150,000 shares of its common stock, and will begin trading on the NASDAQ Global Market this morning as MB. MINDBODY is venture backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Catalyst Investors, Institutional Venture Partners, W Capital Partners, and J.P. Morgan, along with the Tech Coast Angels, Frontera Capital, an (More info...)

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Cynvenio Links With Cure Forward
Westlake Village-based Cynvenio Biosystems said Thursday that it has linked with Cure Forward, a provider of web-based paltforms for patients to share genetic testing results, to help cancer patients with their treatments. According to the two, the deal will help patients and physiciansleverage results from Cynvenio's ClearID genomic test, which uses whole blood draw to profile cancer tumor cells. Financial details of the partnership were not announced. Cynvenio says its blood testing is current (More info...)

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EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award recipients announced!
EY is pleased to announce the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year award recipients in Greater Los Angeles. The award recipients were revealed at a black tie Awards Gala on June 16 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Featuring a keynote address by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and hosted by Emmy award-winning news anchor Christine Devine, the Gala was attended by
close to 700 of the region's elite business leaders and entrepreneurs.

Please visit the Greater LA website to see the list of award recipients
and find out more about their entrepreneurial stories:

Join us in congratulating these outstanding entrepreneurs on social media
using #EOYGLA. You can follow the Greater Los Angeles program @EOY_GLA
and the national program @EY_EOY.

If you would like to nominate a deserving entrepreneur for the 2016 EY
Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards Program in Greater Los Angeles, please
contact Ashley Evans at or +1 213 240 7096.

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KeyInfo, Wilcon:Fiber Ring Connectivity For LA and Ventura County
Key Information Systems, Inc. (KeyInfo), a leading cloud and infrastructure provider offering integrated solutions to enterprises, has announced the launch of its dedicated fiber ring built in partnership with Wilcon, the premier West Coast provider of private fiber optic networks. The KeyInfo fiber ring brings high-speed, private connectivity to businesses in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. Because of its characteristic high security, fiber is an ideal choice for industries with highly regulated or sensitive data requirements. Organizations in the healthcare, financial, retail and government verticals can depend on Wilcon’s absolute physical layer security to protect the data in transit.

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Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth (“Stradling”) is a premier business law
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