Friday, February 12, 2016
Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors with KeyInfo and HPE - Feb 20th
Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors with KeyInfo and HPE
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Insights: Five Customer-Focused Trends for Companies in 2016
Our Insights and Opinions section features contributed article from our readers, about topics of interest to others. Today's contribution comes from Jaspar Weir, co-founder of Santa Monica-based TaskUs:

Customers know what they want. They know when they want it – now – and they know how they want it – as close to free as possible. Most importantly, however, they want the overall experience to be as simple and intuitive as current technology will allow. Or, they’ll buy from someone else. I (More info...)

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Virgin Atlantic Launches Entrepreneurship Series In LA
Virgin Atlantic is kicking off a series of events for entrepreneurs in Los Angeles, on February 18th, featuring founder Sir Richard Branson. The event--which features Mayor Eric Garcetti, Miguel McKelvey of WeWork, Cassey Ho of Blogilates, and Sean Rad of Tinder--is focused on encouraging the next generation of leaders through the event. Virgin Atlantic said it will be highlighting such startups as Heal, HopSkipDrive, and FocusMotion pat the event. Access to the event is limited, but Virgin Atla (More info...)

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Zadara Adds Systems Integrator
Irvine-based Zadara Storage, a provider of storage-as-a-service for the enterprise market, said this week that its services are now available from Lightstream, a systems integrator focused on the enterprise market. Lightstream is basd in Salt Lake City, Utah. Lightstream will offer up Zadara's storage-as-a-service directly to customers. Zadara's product offers up both file and block-based storage to customers.

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RippleNami Names New CEO, CFO
San Diego-based RippleNami, a developer of map-based data visualization software, said this week that it has named Jaye Connolly-LaBelle President and Chief Executive Officer and Kendra Berger Chief Financial Officer. Connolly-LaBelle has been President and COO of the company since March of 2015, and previously served at PathCentral, A-Life Medical, and InsightHealth Corp. Berger was most recently at NTN Buzztime, and also served at Nventa Biopharmaceuticals Corp. and other companies.

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ScoreBig Ties With JetBlue
Los Angeles-based live event marketplace ScoreBig has linked up to JetBlue, and its airline loyalty program, TrueBlue, the company said Thursday. ScoreBig said the deal allows its members to receive TrueBlue points when they purchase sports, music, family, and theater tickets from the site, at a rate of 20 points for every dollar. ScoreBig already offers up similar, loyalty and points with United Airlines, Southwest, Virgin America and others.

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